I played with some ideas for getting a truly vintage pastel hair color.

Creative vintage wig hair color in the 1950s and 1960s included blue, purple, and aqua!

Daring bright fashion hair colors were more common than you thought in the 1950s and 1960s. We forget that sometimes. Blue hair, pink hair, lavender hair, aqua hair...They were all represented. The prim and proper ideal of the 1950s had nothing to do with being a fuddy-duddy. Those ladies were having F-U-N. They bought bright colored couches in ...

Vintage Pastel Hair Color Contest Winners!

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Vintage Pastel Hair Color Contest Winners! Thank you for sending me your pics! Congratulations to the winners of the Pastel Haircolor contest. In May, when I started these posts, I invited everyone here and everyone on Facebook to message Vintage Hairstyling on Facebook with their own pastel hair color stories. The 1st prize goes to...   Janelle Hollyrock! Here ...

Pastel Hair Color: Play for a night, then wash it right out.

Lavender, pale pink, and blue vintage pastel hair color, but just for 1 night! Love the idea of vintage pastel hair, but don't want to make such a commitment? We know that "party" colors, bright/unnatural hair colors, fade with time, but they also stain hair. Some stain more than others, but they don't always wash completely out after ...

Pastel Hair Color: Pale Pink Tests Part 1

The pale pink vintage pastel hair color tests turned out really lovely. The vintage pink hair color tests kind of all turned out pretty. Some were more vibrant than the others and I definitely had my favorites. I am trying to avoid a punk rock coated pink look. I really want it to look more natural ...

Pastel Hair Color: Lavender Tests Part 1

The lavender vintage pastel hair color tests turned out really nice. Lavender hair color is open to interpretation. The hair color in this Roux magazine advertisement from the 1960s is a good example of the color I am trying to achieve with these tests. Some picture something a little more purple, but for a vintage hair ...