Whenever we're blasting our hair with turbo-powered blowdryers or yanking at our locks with technologically savvy flat irons, we can't help but think that it all seems so...unromantic. What happened to the hairstyling techniques of yore
, like using soda cans as rollers, and the bodacious 'dos that they created?
Inspired by our grandmothers' best coiff tips, we decided to bring these old-school hair-setting techniques into the 21st century
, with a little bit of help from Lizzy Weinberg and Rochelle LaBar from Pimps & Pinups Salon
. These ladies showed up at our studio armed with mini Coke cans, pink foam rollers, and hand-ripped rags. Then, they whipped up all sorts of gorgeous 'dos that made us consider ditching the trendy blowout bars for good.Click through for the step-by-step on how to snag these gorgeous looks for yourself
, at home, with no special skills needed. This is the lo-fi route to gorgeous, bouncy waves and curls — get ready for a blast from the past!
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Modeled by Nicole Moore; Makeup by Ashleigh Ciucci