60s hair

The swinging 60s is a timeless era, remembered by many iconic things. The 60s hair is one of these and something to be mastered for a classic, chic look.  Take a step back in time and learn this elegant hairstyle in a matter of minutes with these easy to follow steps.

What will I Need for the 60s Beehive Hair?

  • Hairspray
  • Clips
  • Hairband
  • Pintail Comb
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Step 1 – Tie hair into high pony

60s hair

Brush your hair back off your face and form a ponytail standing upright in the air. Tie the end bit with a hairband and keep held into place in the air.

Step 2 – Roll ponytail under

60s hair

Roll the newly formed ponytail under to form a bun. This should be done under the hair, not over.

Step 3 – Secure bun in place

60s hair

Use clips to secure your bun into place. It should now sit firmly on your head.

Step 4 – Neaten the sides

60s Hair

Some of your hair may have fallen loose whilst perfecting the bun. Clips and hairspray will neaten the look up around the sides.

Step 5 – Neaten the top

60s hair

Now it’s time to neaten the top bouffant .Using a pintail comb, gently comb down any stray hairs. Using the other end of the comb, tease the hair underneath to create more volume on top.

Step 6 – Soften the look

60s hair

You can pull strands of hair at the front and sides forward to soften the look.  When you are happy with the final look, spray with hairspray to hold into place.

60s hair