1940s Victory Rolls, just one of the reasons why the 40’s is one of our favourite decades along with the emergence of beautiful, feminine fashion and style. After the stresses and strains of World War II and the economic troubles that came with it women really had to make do with the very little that they had. Fabric and metal were often used towards war supplies which eventually led to a shortage of feminine basic essentials such as bobby pins. Women had to improvise, often using pipe cleaners, to achieve Victory Rolls. Although they were seen as glamorous, Victory Rolls also served a practical purpose. Women were required to keep their hair off of their faces whilst in the workforce and of course many still wanted to maintain a feminine look.
Although it may look tricky, the Victory Roll is easy to achieve and works great on most hair types. This tutorial by Kayley Melissa is our favourite and is very easy to follow.
Victory Rolls work perfectly with our vintage dresses & coats inspired collection.
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