Halloween Hairstyle - Retro Flapper

This retro flapper bob hairstyle turns back time

Time-travel back to the roaring ‘20s with this clever Halloween hairstyle. With tons of volume, amazing waves and a deep side part, it makes for a romantic style you won’t want to wash out. Bonus: No scissors are required. You can create this look with long hair in just four seriously simple steps. For more Halloween hairstyles perfect for a party, check out our Halloween gallery, which features tips, tutorials, and beyond.


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halloween hairstyle - retro flapper step 1
Garnier Fructis Style Sleek and Shine Anti-Humidity Smoothing Milk Front Of Bottle

Anti-Humidity Smoothing Milk

Start by creating a deep part down the side.

Apply Anti-Humidity Smoothing Milk to the ends of hair to smooth out and control frizz. (You can do this on damp or dry hair)

halloween hairstyle - retro flapper step 2

Pull the top section of hair and secure with a clip until you’re ready to work on it later. Prep hair by spraying Flat Iron Perfector Straightening Mist all over hair, it offers 450°F heat protection.

Using a ¼” curling wand, gather small sections of hair and wrap around wand away from face. Repeat until you have curled all hair and allow hair to cool down.

halloween hairstyle - retro flapper step 3

Gently finger comb through all the curls to create an even pattern. To create finger waves, smooth out top layer with comb, ensuring curl pattern isn’t disturbed, hold in place each ridge and apply Sleek and Shine Hairspray.

If you have long hair, gather the ends of hair towards the bottom and secure into a pony tail with an elastic band. Then fold ponytail under and secure with pins.

halloween hairstyle - retro flapper step 4
Garnier Fructis Style Sleek and Shine Anti-Humidity Hairspray front of pack

Sleek & Shine Anti-Humidity Aerosol Hairspray

Finish the look

If you’re going to apply a head piece, gently pull hair at the temple and hold with clip. Place the head piece across forehead and unclip hair to cover elastic.

Finish the look by generously spraying Sleek and Shine Hairspray all over to secure style in place.