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Hair Apparent :: 100 years of hairstyles – Our photo-dating guide

For women who preferred long hair in the late 1920s, plaits coiled and pinned around the ears in the ‘earphones’ style was popular. Courtesy Kat Williams.

Short waved hair became fashionable during the early-mid 1930s

Long, soft waved or curly hairstyles framing the face were fashionable with young women during and after World War II. Courtesy Jayne Shrimpton.

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