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A beautiful classic hairstyle which is great is Summer
Today let's learn a really easy way to do a classic vintage roll style!

Posted by VioletLeBeaux from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia • Published See VioletLeBeaux's 7 projects »
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  • How to style a Gibson roll. How To Do And Easy Vintage Roll Hairstyle Tutorial - Step 1
    Step 1

    Let’s get into it, start with brushed hair.

  • How to style a Gibson roll. How To Do And Easy Vintage Roll Hairstyle Tutorial - Step 2
    Step 2

    You will need a hair sausage or something which can be put in the middle of the roll to pad it out. I did a tutorial a while ago on how to make your own sausage so check that out on my blog.

  • How to style a Gibson roll. How To Do And Easy Vintage Roll Hairstyle Tutorial - Step 3
    Step 3

    Start by brushing your hair backwards leaving a small section on either side of your face.

  • How to style a Gibson roll. How To Do And Easy Vintage Roll Hairstyle Tutorial - Step 4
    Step 4

    Decide roughly where you want the end result to sit on your head.

  • How to style a Gibson roll. How To Do And Easy Vintage Roll Hairstyle Tutorial - Step 5
    Step 5

    Gently hold the hair up like this:

  • How to style a Gibson roll. How To Do And Easy Vintage Roll Hairstyle Tutorial - Step 6
    Step 6

    If you don’t have a hair sausage you can use pretty much anything in that shape. Even a couple of clean socks rolled up will do ;)
    Flip the ends of the hair over the sausage like this:

  • How to style a Gibson roll. How To Do And Easy Vintage Roll Hairstyle Tutorial - Step 7
    Step 7

    Gently roll the sausage and hair towards your head.

  • How to style a Gibson roll. How To Do And Easy Vintage Roll Hairstyle Tutorial - Step 8
    Step 8

    And it should end up like this:

  • How to style a Gibson roll. How To Do And Easy Vintage Roll Hairstyle Tutorial - Step 9
    Step 9

    Fluff out the sides so it covers the sausage completely. Pin it in place using bobby pins.

  • How to style a Gibson roll. How To Do And Easy Vintage Roll Hairstyle Tutorial - Step 10
    Step 10

    Now give it a a decent helping of hair spray.

  • How to style a Gibson roll. How To Do And Easy Vintage Roll Hairstyle Tutorial - Step 11
    Step 11

    Next curl the sections of hair you left down at the front.

  • How to style a Gibson roll. How To Do And Easy Vintage Roll Hairstyle Tutorial - Step 12
    Step 12

    You can leave them down like this as a softer version of the look.

  • How to style a Gibson roll. How To Do And Easy Vintage Roll Hairstyle Tutorial - Step 13
    Step 13

    Otherwise you can just fold the hair up so it follows the same curve of the roll and pin in place. It should hide the ends of the sausage completely.

  • How to style a Gibson roll. How To Do And Easy Vintage Roll Hairstyle Tutorial - Step 14
    Step 14

    Now just style your fringe.

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    Step 15

    As a finishing touch I like to add a some flowers at the top of the roll or a string of pearls.

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    Step 16

    All done!

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    Step 17

    This is a great style for summer as it keeps the hair off your neck.

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