At the beginning of the summer, i got my hair pixied....like...REALLY short. It has grown considerably, but is still pretty short (5ish" long when straight). I have naturally wavy/curly hair (larger curls) and i am letting it grow back out. I attempted my first pug style 'do and make up the other night (see pic below). Please give me pointers since i really dont know how else to get a vintage-y look with my hair so short. I used the smallest curling iron walmart had...1/2" i think? Its tiny...

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I think that looks really nice, you maybe could use a little bit of pomade/gel/wax/something to hold the curls a bit more?  And if it was me, I'd put the knot on my bandanna over to one side or the other, but that's just my preference :)

I like what your doing! Vintage styling is really difficult on short hair.  You may want to try doing pin curls before using the iron, so that you can get a little more texture.   I found a really nice tutorial on using both here.

While its not a 50's style, finger waves look really nice on short hair. Here is a great tutorial.

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