Hmm. I do like that first one (the bottom left), but it seems like a lot of work. And I don't think the non-styled version of it would be much shorter than it is now.
I agree that the 40s had cool hair styles. So did the 50s. And 20s and 30s.
I really have no clue what year those styles came from, I just guessed the year and googled "Vintage girl's hairstyles" and "pin-up girl hairstyles."
I have always liked them. I NEVER see anyone IRL with them. :<
Sometimes I'll see a chick on the cover of a tattoo or motorcycle magazine with hair like that.
Anyway, they do look like they would take a lot of work to maintain. They are very impractical, I think, especially now.
If your hair naturally curly, or straight?