What Haircut Era Should Be Your Signature Style?

BEAUTY & FASHION

Talin Vartanian

5 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

From the early 1900s topknots to 1960s inverted bobs, there are many different hairstyles that have evolved over the course of human history. Some of these hairstyles became popular with celebrities and actresses, while others were due to social and political changes within the world. So let's heat those hair rollers up, because we're about to take a look at some of the most trendy hairstyles of all time!

If the name "Jean Harlow" rings a bell, it's probably because you remember her iconic curls. Hollywood starlets were a big influence on hairstyles during this time, which helped to inspire looks like finger waves and pin curls. About 10 years later, Veronica Lake would become popular because her long hair partially covered her right eye. This also created iconic hairstyles like barrel curls, victory curls and short fringes. If we fast-forward into the '50s, you'll find many short and elegant hairstyles. Audrey Hepburn was a big influence during this time, as well as Marilyn Monroe and Grace Kelly. Popular looks included "The Italian Boy," the pixie cut and the French twist. Hair has since evolved into sleek and straight looks, loose curls and layered pixie cuts. So if you're curious about which haircut era matches your sense of style, then it's time to take our old-fashioned beauty quiz now!

How would you describe your current hair type?

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Which of these past figures gives you hair inspiration?

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If your hair was too short, would you use a kitchen bonnet to cover it up?

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If you were going to get an old-fashioned bob cut, which of these styles would you choose?

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Would a feminine or a masculine haircut suit you more?

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How would you describe your vintage sense of style?

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Would you ever try a dreadlocks hairstyle?

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How would you plan on achieving curly hair for a vintage party?

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Would you say "yay" or "nay" to small braids in your hair?

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Which of these ancient hair accessories would make your hair look groovy?

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What would you rather use for your hair: a home permanent or aerosol hairspray?

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What is the current length of your hair?

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If you were going to get some bangs for your hair, which of these would you choose?

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Would you describe your sense of style as more high-maintenance or low-maintenance?

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Crème rinse was once a popular hair product, but does it replace conditioner for you?

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Let's say that your curling iron is broken. Would you use some cans of orange juice concentrate instead?

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Which of these old-school styling gels would you rather use: Dippity-Do or hairdressing pomade?

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What type of vintage dress suits your sense of fashion?

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If you wanted to change your look to an ancient pixie cut, what type would you choose?

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How do you usually part your hair?

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Which of these old-fashioned phrases would you use to describe your overall look?

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If you were living in the past, how would you do your makeup?

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What's the best type of eyebrow shape for your face?

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Your vintage closet just has to have which of these shoes in it?

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How much volume do you actually want in your hair?

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How would you describe your ideal vintage party?

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Which of these classic ponytail looks sounds the most elegant to you?

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Which of these vintage hairstyles makes you cringe?

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Everyone has a certain type of beauty, but how would you describe yours?

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Would you trade your current hairstyle for a faux bob?

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