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Seventies Trend: Stylish Hairdos

Seventies Trend: Stylish Hairdos
From soft waves with a centre parting to the afro – that is today's seventies hair! (Backstage with Emilio Pucci)
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With a fringe, centre parting or in the feathered style – the seventies fashion comeback is naturally being celebrated in style with the matching hairdos. We show you the popular retro looks in the here and now, and how you can easily style the seven most beautiful seventies hairdos yourself

  • The seventies are once again popular in the world of fashion – an ideal opportunity for us to do some time travelling! Not only will we encounter popular outfits in the hippie or disco chic, but also many new hairdos in the 70s style. We show you what they are and how they are styled today. Our top 7:

  • Stylish Hairdos for the Seventies Trend

    Seventies Trend: Stylish Hairdos

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    Seventies Trend: Feathered Hairdo

    What is probably the peppiest hairstyle of the seventies is known mainly for its lush feathered look. And its most famous wearer: Farrah Fawcett ('Charlie's Angels') not only made the feathered hairdo popular but turned it into an iconic look! Today it is back in a somewhat softer form. The hair is no longer layered quite as much and the feathered look is less defined.

    How it's done: distribute a walnut sized amount of mousse in towel dried hair and blow dry it over a round brush for movement and volume starting at the hairline. Then wrap the fringe and the lengths at the front around a curling iron. In doing so, twist the strands to the outside away from the face. Allow the hair to cool and then gently brush it out. Finally, secure the style with hairspray

    Seventies Trend: Stylish Hairdos

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    Seventies Trend: Hair Scarf

    Scarves were the hair accessory of the seventies – and now they are back! Fine fabrics like silk are our best choice since they look really classy and are comfortable to wear. This trendy topping goes especially well with long, straight hair that is simply worn open.

    How it's done: thoroughly comb your dry hair and generously spray it with heat protectant. Now take a straightening iron and use it to smooth your hair strand by strand. Then secure everything with hairspray and lay a scarf, broadly folded, over the forehead and hairline, leaving only the back of the head and lengths uncovered. Tie the scarf in a knot at the back of the head and let the ends hang loose

    Seventies Trend: Stylish Hairdos

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    Seventies Trend: Fringe

    The fringe is the shortest way back to the 70s. A compact fringe that falls softly over the eyebrows creates a particularly genuine look. The great thing about that: this fringe trick works with hair of any length. Even if you do not sport an extra-long hippie mane, you can still embrace the retro trend with the fringe hairstyle.

    How it's done: rub a small amount of volumising powder between your fingertips and knead it into the fringe. That adds grip and makes your hair fuller so the fringe looks more voluminous even with fine hair. In order to improve the texture of the lengths as well, you can use a texturing salt spray – which by the way also conjures up slight beach waves!

    Seventies Trend: Stylish Hairdos

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    Seventies Trend: Braided Hairstyle

    Anarchy on your head! The seventies were about rebelling against austerity, smugness and the associated hairstyles. That is why relaxed, undone looks rather than formal hairstyles are the way to go if you want to follow the 70s trend. This braided half-back with loose strands and soft waves for instance is perfect.

    How it's done: apply texturing salt spray to your hair and then knead it into waves. Now part off a section on each side and braid it loosely back towards the middle – either as a French braid or in the herringbone style. Bring both strands together at their open ends and tie them up with a hair elastic at the back of the head. Finally pluck out a few hairs at the hairline and you are done!

    Seventies Trend: Stylish Hairdos

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    Seventies Trend: Centre Parting

    The centre parting look is typical for the seventies and can be styled in next to no time. A classic with long, straight hair, suitable for everyday wear and for festive occasions. This classic hairstyle is always popular.

    How it's done: distribute a hazelnut size portion of anti-frizz lotion in dry hair and brush it out straight. Then use the pointed end of a tail comb to draw a straight line from the forehead to the crown. Now accurately part the hair in the centre along this line. Comb it all out straight again – use a straightening iron if necessary – and finally secure the key look of the seventies style with hairspray

    Seventies Trend: Stylish Hairdos

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    Seventies Trend: Soft Waves

    A casual, flowing mane in the spirit of the seventies is particularly stylish: wild, free and unadulterated. If you too want to break out of your everyday hairstyle, this is the perfect hair look for you! The best thing about it: this style is easy to do yourself!

    How it's done: after washing, apply texturing salt spray while the hair is still damp. Knead everything well with your hands so the product is distributed better, giving your mane a beautifully soft wave structure. Now take a hair dryer and use it to blow dry your hair on the lowest setting while you continue kneading it. Extra tip: a diffuser attachment can intensify the effect. Repeat the process (spraying, kneading, blow drying) until you achieve the desired effect

    Seventies Trend: Stylish Hairdos

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    Seventies Trend: Afro Look

    Now the good news for all women with curly hair: there is a hairdo from the disco era intended for you alone! Next to casual long hairstyles, opulent and voluminous afros enveloping the head and sometimes even reaching down to the shoulders were also popular in the seventies. Today's version is not quite so extravagant. The hair is kept short at the back of the neck, but enjoys full freedom upwards. Super funky!