The past two years, have been a rollercoaster of events, but mostly hair experiments. At the beginning of 2020, I decided to experiment more with vintage hairstyling. Why? Well, first of all I had a lot of time for obvious reasons. Secondly, if you’re slightly interested in vintage hairstyling, you’ve watched a dozen (and probably more) hairstyling videos on YouTube, Instagram or TikTok. I sure did, but until then I’ve never seen anyone do vintage hairstyling on very dark brown, long South Asian hair.
However, on contrary of what a lot of people may think, South Asian hair does not fall between other hairtpes. It’s an entirely unique hairtype and even has its own sub-hairtypes. I couldn’t really find examples of other women who did vintage hairstyles on South Asian hair, so I decided to experiment with it myself. And after all that experimenting with different techniques & styles, I’ve definitely learned some lessons about vintage hairstyling for long, natural wavy South Asian hair like mine. So here’s a list of 10 things I’ve learned about vintage hairstyling.Read more