9 Vintage Beauty Tricks Used by Hollywood Starlets... 4) Vintage Curly Locks ~Loose curls or tight, either way, curled hair was a sign of beauty elegance & intentional beauty~ All you need to achieve that look are, some hot rollers, (which gives a more elegant look than a curling iron). As a bonus, all you do is put your hair up, while you do your makeup. Once your makeup's done, take down your rollers. Then just finger-brush your hair. Done!