Here's a picture of a teacher from the 1960s with a big bouffant flip. This woman has plenty of height on the top of her head as it looks as though there are at least 8 inches of ratted curls there. This was a popular hairstyle during this time period and celebrities like That Girl had something very similar.
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With all the interest in retro hairstyles from past decades, the feathered look from the 70s is still sought after and here is a good example in this graduation picture from 1977. This teen girl has medium brown long hair that is curled back around the front from the bangs down to the ends. This was generally accomplished with a curling iron held vertically and curling sections toward the back after blowing drying. There have been many celebrity woman who have opted for this look and here is a modern example.
Back in the day, boys wore their hair much longer than their fathers would have liked. This picture is from the 70s, probably about 1976 and shows a man standing next to his two sons who are sporting long locks down past their ears and bangs. One guy has an embroidered jean shirt and since styles seem to keep rolling back around, I wonder if we will start seeing these again; and it is tucked in. We already see the younger generations copying the hairstyle on the left.
Here is a great example of a bride and her bridesmaids from the 1970s. Back then women did a lot of sewing to save money and each of these girls sewed their own dresses after the bride sprung for the fabric which is a powder blue color with multi colored daisies. The flowers are yellow along with the ribbons and each girl in the wedding party is also sporting one flower in the hair except for the bride who is wearing a veil. All four have their locks worn down and long and wavy.
If you have naturally curly hair, consider letting your locks do their natural thing and sport a retro Afro for fun. This 70s inspired fashion statement is back in vogue, so why not go for it. This guy has some facial hair including a bit of a goatee to top off his look. Back in the day, men and women of all races opted for this easy care hair.