The hugely bouffant styles that became fashionable in the 1960s are shown in this 1964 film of New Zealand’s first national hairdressing competition, held in Lower Hutt. Although there was a gulf between the styles produced by hairdressers on models or actresses and those worn by women who did their own hair, simpler versions of these styles were standard.
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Reference: Pictorial Parade 154. National Film Unit, 1964
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