Most Common Women’s Hairstyles at LSU from the 50s to the 80s

Abby King, Carly Biagas, and Graceanne LaCombe

Our video spans four decades of the most popular hairstyles of the women of LSU from 1950 to 1980. These hairstyles include the bouffant, the pixie cut, the ponytail, the beehive, the flipped bob, the hippie look, the shag, feathered hair, sleek hair, the wedge, the perm, and the scrunchie.





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