Top 5 Timeless American Hairstyles in Honour of 4th July

by hjiadmin / last updated July 4, 2019

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In honour of American Independence Day, we are taking a look back at the most classic and timeless American hairstyles.

Idols such as Elvis Presley and Dolly Parton have inspired a number of the popular looks we continue to reference today. Here are our top 5…

‘The Quiff’

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in complete awe ⊹

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From Elvis and James Dean to Tony Curtis and John Travolta American men over the years have made this the ultimate rock’n’roll look. The style is worn fairly long and heavily lacquered to achieve heigh and hold. Wax is a must-product to have at hand, as the quiff relies on public grooming to stay as good as new.

‘The Farrah’

Farrah Fawcett’s feathery cut was ‘The Rachel’ before the haircut even existed. The ultimate girl-next-door 1970’s hairstyle is feminine with a soft edge. The face-framing layers are universally flattering and the star wore the style with and without a full fringe. A must-have product is a light hairspray which will keep the hairstyle in place, but will also create natural movement.

‘The Ponytail’

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almost 26 🙂

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The totally cheerleader style has become a statement for the likes of Ariana Grande. This quick updo needs hairspray to keep though flyaways in place and is usually worn high, straight and sleek. 

‘The Jackie’

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For the love of art ––––– First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy looks at a statuette from the Tutankhamun Exhibit at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. (L-R) Egyptian archaeologist, Dr. Ahmed Fakhry; the First Lady; and Mrs. Okasha, wife of Egyptian Minister of Culture, Dr. Sarwat Okasha. November 3, 1961 ––––– Photo: ––––– #MuseumTHEKENNEDYS #THEKENNEDYScollection #Kennedyfans #Kennedyfan #MuseumOnTour #JFKLibrary #JohnFKennedy #PresidentKennedy #KennedyFamily #JFK #JacquelineKennedy #JackieKennedy #Tutankhamun #NationalGalleryofArt #Washington #Egypt #FirstLady #museum #HappyHumpday #artsandculture #art #king #walklikeanegyptian #fortheloveofart

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One of the most memorable and loved First Lady of the United States, Jackie Kennedy, was an inspiration for women, globally in the 1960s. The iconic bubble cut is voluminous and required time (and lots of product) to perfect. 

‘The Bouffant’

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On set just a few years ago 😉

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Lastly, Dolly Parton is an all-American icon. Her hairstyle is big, dramatic and symbolises her youthful energy and who could forget her legendary statement, “The higher the high the closer to Jesus.”  This style can be recreated with lots of hairspray and setting lotion.

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