Get the Look: 1920s flapper girl fun

The 1920s was a decadent era where women dressed up to go out dancing all night long and opted for a glamorous look for their hair and makeup.

If you want to recreate the popular flapper girl look from the 1920s, it’s easy when using the right products.


You can buy all the hair products from Superdrug with your total coming under £10, unless you don’t already have a pair of curlers. For an authentic 1920s look you will need to buy: small hair clips £1.99, small hair pins £1.79, hair bands £1.49 and some hair spray £1.49. For your curlers Superdrug recommends Nicky Clarke’s curling tongs, priced at £19.99. Superdrug have their very own step by step tutorial you can follow to achieve the wave curl.



Superdrug also give a video tutorial of how to achieve 1920s inspired makeup, so that you can try it from home with their products which are also budget friendly.

You will need to buy: A matte foundation (Stay Matte Rimmel London- £6.49), loose powder (MUA professional loose powder banana bake- £4), dark eyebrow pencil (MUA eyebrow pencil brunette or black depending on how dark you would like- £1.00), dark brown themed eye shadow palette (Iconic smokey revolution palette- £6.00), black eyeliner (MUA wet look liquid eyeliner-£2), dark red/ burgundy lipstick (GOSH velvet touch lipstick in the twilight shade- £7.99), a good brush set (Real techniques flawless base brush set- £19.99).

After these two tutorials, you should have achieved your roaring 1920s flapper girl look. Why not watch The Great Gatsby for some more inspiration or check out our mood board here.

The Great Gatsby

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