70's Hairstyles That Will Spark Nostalgia

The 1970s were a vibrant period of self-expression and cultural shift in the realms of fashion and beauty. From the voluminous curls of disco queens to the sleek, straight locks of bohemian fans, the hairstyles of this decade were stylish, dynamic, and diverse. The 70’s hairstyle, from Farrah Fawcett-inspired feather hairstyles to rock-style punk hairstyles and others, carry one’s identity, and confident self and are expressive of one’s potential individuality.

Open Hair 70’s Hairstyle

Blow-dried and voluminous 70’s hairstyle

This 70’s hairdo has open hair, which is adeptly blow-dried and curled with volume and bounce. Recreating it is fairly simple, given that you have voluminous shoulder-length hair. It has a not-so-detailed partition at the top, from which the hair cascades down to either side. Lastly, the front bangs flaunt gracefully on the forehead, evoking a flirtatious charm.

Half-Open 70’s Hairstyle

Top puffed hair with locks in the front 70’s hairstyle

This retro-inspired hairstyle will transport your mind to the groovy era of the 70’s. To pull it off you need to make a section from the front as well as the temple, however, you just need the front portion. The section next to the front region is then converted into a puff at the crown of the head, while the sections at the front are used as bangs. The curvy free-flowy hair adds charm to the overall look.

Front Braided Hair Updo

Open hair with a small portion of front hair tightly braided

This hairdo is a modern take on the classic 70s hairstyle that was mostly flaunted by women with long hair. It has mid-back length hair coupled with a thin braid from the temples of both sides. Adding intrigue to your hairstyle, this hairdo with tightly braided front hair with a middle parting of hair looks sassy and exudes your identity and confidence.

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Short Hair 70’s Hairstyle

Short hair with the front portion curled

This outward-curled short hair looks chic with the voluminous curls, which resemble lavish waves. This hairdo goes unquestionably well with people having a square-shaped face or even a round face, depending on the facial features. Adding depth and dimension to the overall style, this short hairdo reflects charm.

Front Bangs 70’s Hairstyle

Front bangs with half hair tied up 70’s hairstyle

This cute 70’s hairstyle features tied-up half hair and front bangs, no wonder why this was one of the most popular hairstyles among teenage girls. Framing the face, the front bangs reflect a hint of youthful spirit, while the tied-up hair adds a touch of whimsy to the carefree look of the back hair, flowing freely.

Headband 70s Hairstyle Idea

Open hair side parted with a wide floral headband

Here’s your chance to look aesthetic and, at the same time, boho and cool! The intricately designed wide floral headband wrapped around the head adds a touch of elegant whimsy to the side-parted hair. The loose tousled hair flowing freely reflects a cool beachy vibe. It undoubtedly has a country-side nostalgic vibe.

Hippie 70s Hairstyle Idea

Seashell headband wrapped around head with open hair

This hippie 70’s hairdo exudes a touch of messy boho style along with a cool, trendy vibe. This vintage hairstyle has messy open hair and a hippie headband made of seashell worn on the temple around the head. As shown above, recreating this hairdo is unquestionably the easiest among the other ones!

The Classic Headband Hairstyle

Classic vintage headband 70's hairstyle

This 70’s classy headband hairstyle will remind you of the retro Hollywood divas! A classic vintage white headband wrapped around the head, positioned right above the temple, contrasts starkly with the brown hair and exudes sophistication in the overall simple look of the hairdo.

Easy 70s Hairstyle Idea

Hair open and parted with bobby pin pinned on both sides

This 70’s hairdo evokes understated elegance. The sleek hair is neatly middle parted, cascading smoothly on both sides. Lastly, the gem-studded bobby pins used to secure the flattened hair on both sides draw attention to the look.

Lifted Back 70s Hairstyle

Hair flattened and secured with bobby pins on the side

Step back to the vintage hair days with this 70’s-inspired lifted-back hairstyle. The front hair is smoothly flattened, middle-parted, swept, and secured with three bobby pins on both sides. To add flair to the style, the back hair is gently lifted and given a voluminous look.

Permed 70s Hairstyle

Short permed hair side parted and secured

For the style enthusiasts who want to add dramatic glamour to their hairstyle, this permed 70’s hairstyle will be a hit! The wavy side-parted hair looks stylish, while the dazzling rhinestone studded body pin that secures one side of the parted hair adds a sparkling sophistication.

Disco Curls 70s Hairstyle

Hair side parted, flipped, and clipped, making a puffed look

Playful enough, this Disco curls 70’s hairstyle upholds your feminine statement boldly. Side-parted, flipped, and clipped hair, along with a puffed look, exudes a charmingly chic vibe. The delicate flower clip on one side of the curled hair adds a romantic elegance to the overall look.

Feathered 70s Hairstyle

Side swept bangs and feathered hair slightly blow-dried

Feather-style open hair that has been skillfully blow-dried and curled with volume and bounce to resemble waves gives off an elegant, timeless vibe in this 70s haircut. The side-swept bangs show off elegantly on the forehead, exuding a seductive allure.

The 70s Bouffant Hairstyle

Side-parted hair with puffed hair at the crown

Elevate your regular ordinary look with this 70s Bouffant hairstyle. The side-parted hair with an elegant messy look is gently puffed at the crown of the head. This classic style is graceful enough to stand the test of time. This hairdo shares a resemblance with the beehive hairdo but has very distinct differences!

Breathtaking Beehive Hairdo

Front fringes with hair piled up on the crown

Featuring a voluminous beehive-like structure, which is a high bun, this 70’s hairstyle is iconic and trendy yet. The beehive style, as shown above, is wrapped around a portion of the piled hair itself. The front fringes add a playful charm, while the bun created at the crown adds height, inspiring a strikingly refined look.

70s Pompadour Hairstyle

Hair ties in a bun with front hair swept upward

With a tinge of retro flair, this pompadour hairstyle can speak of your boldness and confidence. The hairdo features a bun at the back along with the front hair smoothly swept upward from the forehead. This creates a puffy look at the front and a sleek look at the sides. This hairdo captures the unmatched 70’s spirit with its boldness that was way ahead of its time!

70s Roller Set Hairstyle

Short hair set with roller giving it a voluminous look

This roller set hairstyle will perfectly express your vintage-inspired 70’s aesthetic sensibility. No wonder this was so popular back in the day that most movie stars have donned it at least once! A neat hairstyle for short-haired girls, this hairdo has short hair with voluminous waves. This is a result of the professional rolling of hair using a roller and it gives a refined classy look.

70s Wedding Hairstyle

Crown hair made into a voluminous puff 70s hairstyle

Wedding day, being one’s big and memorable day deserves to boast of your most overwhelmingly stylish look in all terms. This 70’s-inspired wedding hairdo creates a voluminous puff by messily combing back the crown hair and accentuating it with a gorgeous, bejeweled tiara.

Iconic Dorothy Hamil Hairstyle

Classic Dorothy Hamil 70s hairstyle with a bowl shape

Exuding the gracious youthful energy, this 70’s-inspired Dorothy Hamill hairstyle has a bowl-shaped haircut at the front over the temple giving out a neat and playful look. Expressive in one’s simple yet beautiful choices, this hairdo is effortless to maintain. This hairdo shares a little resemblance with both a sleek boob as well as a pixie cut!

70s Sleek Hairstyle

Side parted slightly puffed sleek and straight 70s hairstyle

A sleek and straight hairstyle has never really gone out of style! The grace heightens as it comes coupled with a side-parting, which adds even more style and beauty. This 70’s sleek hairstyle has side-parted smooth hair with a slight puff. More than fancy curls and dramatic puffs this hairdo is all about symmetry.

The 70’s Shag Hairstyle

Hair chopped in layers and tousled to give a messy 70s hairstyle

A voluminous and curly hairstyle is the code of the 70’s. This shag hairstyle is no different, it has wavy curled hair chopped into layers and tousled a bit. If you have a diamond-shaped face then you should undeniably try this out! The messy and fluffy look of this hairdo is edgy and gives out the rock-and-roll vibe of the 70s.

70’s Afro Hairstyle

Super curly hair sort of pushed back and secured 70s hairstyle

Exuding the jazzy disco vibes, this Afro hairdo can be adorned by pushing back the hair and securing it with a headband, as shown above. This hairstyle shows the elegance of natural curls and creates a chic look underlining the playful volume of the hair. Not only does it elevate your natural curls but also it is minimalistic and easy to recreate.

70’s Curled Hairstyle

Long open hair middle parted and curled 70s hairstyle

This 70’s-inspired curled hairstyle can bring out the soft femininity that you are blessed with. In this hairdo, long hair is left to flaunt freely with a middle parting that frames your face wonderfully, and the hair is softly curled likewise to a waterfall adding an elegantly timeless and romantic hint to your hair.

70’s High Pony Hairdo

Hair side parted from the front 70s hairstyle

If you have a heart-shaped faced then this 70’s inspired high ponytail hairdo will certainly make you stand out. The front hair is smooth and neatly side parted and swept back behind the ears and the entire hair is then gathered and secured into a high ponytail tied with a ribbon making it look sleek and bold simultaneously.

Wavy 70’s Hairstyle

Side-parted hair with waves 70s hairstyle

This wavy hairdo has wavy curled hair side parted and left loose on both sides. Parted from the front-middle the lightly curled hair is let loose to cascade down the shoulders. Just above the ears on both sides, embellished hair pins are placed to hit the hair strands off the face. The retro hairdo certainly has a touch of charm.

Open Voluminous Hairdo

Side-parted hair with curls 70s hairstyle

This open voluminous 70’s hairstyle is ideal for showcasing your jawline and eyes. And this might be one of the easiest to recreate in the list as well, this hairdo has middle-parted hair with ample rolled waves on both sides, giving a shiny and graceful appearance. This is the outcome of expert hair rolling with a roller, which creates an elegant appearance.

70’s Punk Mohawk Hairdo

Short hair from the sides and spiked hair 70s hairstyle

All the Metalhead girlies have some time in their lives thought of having this hairdo which looks likewise to a spiked pixie! This edgy pop and rock-inspired punk 70’s hairstyle has an undercut on both sides and the middle hair spiked to the back, reflecting a bold look. The short hair contrasts with the long spiked middle hair, creating a rebellious fashion statement.

Cute 70’s Hairstyle

Hair puffed in the crown with a half-up ponytail 70s hairstyle

This cute 70’s inspired hairstyle has a distinctive combination of different styles. The front hair is middle parted, some hair chunks over the crown of the head are pulled backward and made into a puff and finally, the half hair is tied up into a ponytail. The hair at the front is lightly curled which is let loose to cascade down the face and highlight it. This timeless hairdo fuses grace and a delicate flair.

Front Bang 70’s Hairstyle

Full frontal bang with hair on the crown 70s hairstyle

In the 70s, not just Asian women but anyone testing with unique hairstyles embraced frontal bangs! To achieve this look, divide the hair into two major portions, with the front section being smaller than the back. Brush the trimmed front portion down the forehead, secure the back, and let the rest of the hair hang loose. Overall, needless to say, this hairdo was way ahead of its time.

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