How to Burlesque Faux Short Hair

Serena Doherty June 4, 2016 Beauty, Burlesque Hair, Hair
Faux Short Hair

We’re currently experiencing a heatwave and don’t we just know it. It’s the word on everyone’s lips. Survive those sweltering days and balmy nights with our how-tos for faux short hair.

How to Burlesque Faux Short Hair

Just because it’s hot it doesn’t mean you can’t be hawt! The internet has lots of hairstyle tutorial videos for every look. Finding the best ones can seem like a big task. This is our list of vintage wisdom to create burlesque faux short hair in the comfort of your own home.

This can be a great way to try something new and mix up your style. Add some vintage glamour into your look with these dos and don’ts that will help you on your way to some fabulously flattering hairstyles.

Burlesque Beginners

This 1940s hairstyle is relatively easy to achieve. It’s also a chic up-do for those warm summer evenings. The easiest way to create this style is a simple curl, tuck and pin which you can get from Rapunzel’s Resource. Though there are a few more stylish methods.

Before we get to the hairstyle tutorials, watch this video on how this look became popular in the 1940s:

Pinning Perfection

For a coiffed finish then individually pinning your hair allows for a more natural short hair look. To get this hairstyle from your long locks, check out this hairstyle tutorial:

Faux Short Hair

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Read Four 40s Burlesque Burly-Q Queens.

Plaiting Pin-Up

To get the vintage vixen look you can also plait the bottom layer of your hair. You then curl the top layer and voilà! Luckily Lauren Conrad is here to help. She has styled hers in a more 20s hairstyle fashion. What do you think?

Faux Short Hair

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Check out how to burlesque hairstyles for long hair and short hair. You can also enjoy our answer to: what is burlesque?

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