How did the social and political climate of the 1950s influence fashion make-up and hair styles?

== == * After the 1950s women felt more "allowed" to have their own style and express themselves through clothing and makeup. Also, during the 60's everyone was protesting, and so clothing had to stand out more to make a statement. == == * In the 1950s, conformity was the #1 virtue, and fashion reflected this. Women were expected to make themselves look as attractive as possible. They were supposed to look sexy without, of course, looking "loose."