I can't even tell you how I got to this point, but I decided it'd be a good idea to google various hairstyles and see if I could find some idiot proof instructions. I guess I was half thinking I could learn how to do something fancy for my graduation or at least develop some back pocket proficiency so in case I was called to a State Dinner at the last minute I could look instantly fabulous.
At any rate, I ended up watching people do their hair on youtube for way too long.
I decided it would be crucial to learn about Victory Rolls. You know, in case I wanted to go as a Forties Housewife for Halloween:
Orrrrr a small woodland animal with perky ears.
I learned how to do Bettie Page bangs:
AKA world's most perplexing, as in Why on EARTH is that alluring, pin-up do.
And, perhaps more practically, I went for an Audrey-esque French twist:
I think I'll stick with a rumpled morning after a shower ponytail.
But in case you don't want to:
Victory Rolls AND Bettie Page Bangs
Brigitte Bardot Updo which I didn't attempt for fear of creating a luxury option for nesting robins