Beehive, Bouffant, The Audrey Hepburn

The beehive is a woman’s hairstyle that will forever be a classic updo. It is also known as the B-52, for its similarity to the bulbous nose of the B-52 Stratofortress bomber as well as Audrey Hepburn hair, in 1961’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s

It originated in the USA in 1958 as one of a variety of elaborately teased and lacquered versions of “big hair” that developed from earlier bouffant styles. The peak of its popularity was in the 1960s, and it was especially popular in the United States and other Western countries. The beehive remains an enduring symbol of 1960s kitsch. It continued to influence later female hairstyles.

The first time the beehive was presented for the public to see was on Elsa Lanchester in the 1935 “Bride of Frankenstein.”

A timeless hairstyle and one of my specialties. 

Hair By Angalina

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