How to do Victory Rolls in minutes. Easy to follow tutorial to help you create one of the iconic 1940’s hairstyles worn by American women in WW2
How to do Victory Rolls Video
During WW2, the popular victory roll pin up hairstyle was playfully adopted by many women. The term victory hair was coined by actress Lana Turner. She named her pin curl hairstyle after the aerobatic victory rolls made by some dare devil pilots. She wore it in the film Somewhere I’ll find you in 1942.
Soon Betty Grable adopted them and made them famous. Bobby pin brands brought out Victory hair pin sets galore. Here Tia Semer shows you how to do an easy victory rolls hairstyle in just a few minutes. All you need is a mirror, a brush, a comb and some trusty bobby pins.
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How to easy Victory Rolls – Step by Step
Time needed: 5 minutes.
How to do easy Victory Rolls
- Begin by parting your hair on one side
- Next, make a part on one side that ends just above your ear
- Brush this section through and then back comb
- Loop the ends around your thumb to form a roll to scalp
- With bobby pins, pin the roll to base of scalp until secure
- On opposite side, make a similar part above ear.
- Brush through and back-comb as before
- Again, loop ends around your thumb to begin your roll
- Wind roll up to your scalp.
- Pin securely again
- Check and pin loose areas before finishing
- Carefully smooth rolls with fine tooth comb
- To finish, brush out the rest of your hair or apply pin curls
That’s all ! © Glamour Daze