(Getty, Columbia Records, PacificCoastNews.com)Don't just reserve your big curls, finger waves, and slicked strands for tacky "Blast from the Past" parties. Rocking a flashback hairstyle is a quick way to add some instant oomph to any look. We've rounded up our favorite celeb-inspired old-school looks for your viewing pleasure.
Classic Finger Waves
(Courtesy Columbia Records)It's decided: Beyonce can pretty much nail any hairstyle. Her cropped finger waves are delicate and classic yet sexy and bold in the music video for "Haunted."
The Pinned Updo
(Digital/Bauergriffin.Com)Rihanna hit the town for New Year's Eve looking like the diva that she is. We're loving her slicked-back, pinned updo for a sexy evening look.
The Flapper Bob
(Courtesy)2013 may have been the year of Gatsby, but we're holding out hope this adorable flapper bob transitions straight on through to 2014. Heck, it's been around since the '20s, so we doubt it's going anywhere!
The Fabulous '40s Waves
(PacificCoastNews.com)No one defines retro glamour quite like Dita Von Teese. Her signature raven strands look stunning when styled into a classic '40s waves.
The Bold Beehive
(Hannes Magerstaedt/Getty Images Europe)Big hair don't care. With this sky-high 'do, the more hairspray, the better.
The Pretty Pompadour
(Larry Busacca/Getty Images North America)Janelle Monae has certainly made a name for herself in the music world, but she's also claimed a spot at the pompadour queen.
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