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7 Days of Vintage Bangs: {Day 2 Audrey Hepburn}

Tuesday, June 25, 2013





Today we have Audrey's beautiful bouncy ponytail finished off with a ribbon. A pony tail is kind of a no-brainer but with a perfect styled bang and a little ribbon or something it really polishes an otherwise lazy day hairdo.  As you can see from Audrey's bang length, you don't need a lot of length to get this look but in case you have more bang than she does, you can sweep it to the side and either pin it behind the ear or give it a good coat of hair spray.

Since my sister, Chelsea has longer hair and bangs than I do, she is helping me with this look today. Her hair is super thick, curls with a snap of the fingers and is layered.




Section off the bangs and pull the rest into a high ponytail. Curl the ends of the pony just a bit to give it some bounce and if you have layers that stick out like Chel, give those bits a little curl and blend them in with your fingers.




Audrey often rocked the ponytail with all sorts of bangs, as you can see by our style inspiration images. Keep it short and a little messy, sweet and curled under just slightly or gently side swept. If your bangs are on the long side part them to one side and sweep them across the forehead. I held her bangs in place while we shot it with the hair spray and continue to hold in place till the spray dries.



Tie a ribbon around the elastic and finish with hair spray or spray gloss to smooth the frizzies




Hint: If your hair isn't as long as Audrey and Chlesea's, try a faux pony tail that matches your hair color.
I bought one ages ago and had a lot of fun with it. Secure it with elastic around your natural ponytail and blend your natural hair in with it or conceal with pins.






 Instead of a dainty bow, try a thick headband in solid or retro prints.



 For a formal look, try a side part, slick it down and curl the ends of your ponytail under.

It doesn't get much easier than that! Stay tuned tomorrow for another super easy style inspired by Ella Raines.

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8 Responses to “7 Days of Vintage Bangs: {Day 2 Audrey Hepburn}”

  1. Super cute! You and your sis look so much alike! :)

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  2. I agree, you two look so much alike, so pretty! Love this look so much. I am still rocking my pixie, but someday want the Bettie Page/Bernie Dexter look.

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  3. Your sister is so gorgeous - you two are remarkably similar looking (save for a somewhat similar forehead, my sister and I look nothing alike, IMO). Wonderful hairstyle - it has such a sweet, classic girl-next-door quality that really, really appeals to me (I've always been way more GND than, say, pin-up vixen, so I like sweet Audrey, Doris Day, Sandra Dee, etc style like this a lot).

    ♥ Jessica

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  4. Oh Chelsea looks great! Super cute bangs too!!! xox

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  5. I don't have bangs but I pretty much live in a pony tail when I'm at home. It is such an easy look. Can't wait for tomorrow's style.

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  6. Perfect look! Im loving this style of bangs today!

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  7. Love this series, since I've always had bangs (have an ugly forehead). Give your beautiful sister a hug from Denmark. :)

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