Get hair like Veronica Lake: do the peek-a-boo! Veronica Lake was known for her long blonde tresses, which she wore slightly curled covering half of her face. The look became known as the peek-a-boo, and was so famous that Lake had to publicly change her look during the Forties as the hair style was a health hazard for women working for the war effort. We’ve found this great wet-wave tutorial, which should make achieving the peek-a-boo a piece of cake. YouTuber Lisa Freemont Street has this fabulous Thirties finger wave tutorial. Get curling ladies! One Response Veronica Lake November 22nd, 2012 Beautiful!! Thank you for sharing. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.