Hope you enjoy the hairstyles and beauty tips posted in this blog. I'm cool with you re-posting images or text posted here as long as you put a link back to the blog. Please do not sell images or text posted here. I have spent many hours scanning these articles because I believe these things should be free!

Wednesday, June 11, 2008

American Hairdresser on Living Retro

Living Retro has a tutorial from American Hairdresser, January 1947 and September 1945 posted here and here. I'd love to see what's coming soon

Friday, June 6, 2008

Tuesday, June 3, 2008

The Young Viewpoint

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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, May 1939

You Can't Lose

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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, May 1939

Try Something Different!

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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, May 1939

Tipped Fore... Tipped Aft

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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, May 1939

The Little Girl Look

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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, May 1939

Convertible Curly Top

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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, May 1939

Cover Coiffure

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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, May 1939

Another Year Younger

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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, May 1939

Coiffed for Spring Suitability


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Source: American Hairdresser, unknown date

Don't you just love the word coiffed?

Designed to Complement New Spring Hats


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Source: American Hairdresser, March 1942

Always Ready

Source: Modern Beauty Shop, May 1939

Twice as Smart!

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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, April 1942

Timely Tactics

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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, April 1942

Monday, June 2, 2008

That Casual Look

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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, April 1942

Style for a Star!

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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, April 1942

Nice Idea for You

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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, April 1942

Hats with Pep: Hair in Step!


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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, April 1942

By All Means...

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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, April 1942

Fresh as a Daisy

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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, April 1942

I love all the daisies. I would add some to my hair. 

Youtube Video: Vintage Haircut


Check out the old hairstyle methods in this video. 

Youtube Video: Hairstyle for Safety WWII



This video has Veronica Lake it in, changing her hairstyle for workplace safety. Good thing she didn't go for a safety cap!

Youtube Video: Much Ado About Hair-Do's


These hairdos are anything but boring. 

Irene Dunne

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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, May 1939

Rita Hayworth

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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, May 1939

Rita Hayworth was born as Margarita Carmen Cansino. She was better known for her down dos with wavy red locks (not her natural color), but this one has a nice shape to it. 

A Pretty Pair

A Pretty Pair - Mother


A Pretty Pair - Daughter

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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, April 1942

Hairdos for Mother and Daughter - how cute!

Beauty for the Bride!




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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, May 1939

This hair looks like it takes so much work, it's a shame to cover this hair with a veil. 

Happy is the Bride


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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, April 1942

I love the veil on this bride.

Ginger Rogers' Mother



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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, May 1939


I found this post with someone who tried the style: 
http://www.reeljewels.com/forums/index.php?s=bcb2b3310a26c3c443156c08ac73986b&showtopic=2017

How cool is that? 

The Half-Twist Pin Curl



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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, September 1941

This used to be on my website at: 
http://www.stealingapples.com/pincurls.html

I might copy over the text here soon. 

The Bride Says, "I Do..."

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Source: Unknown

How about some beautiful rolls for your wedding day? This hairstyle looks so beautiful on this bride. 

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Headwork

Fun hairstyles for the Co-Ed and More Sophisticated Hairstyles for the Graduate
 

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Source: Unknown

Dramatic Heights, Collected in California, the Psyche Coiffe and Right on Top

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Source: Unknown

You can see the pincurl patterns for these four different hairstyles. Unfortunately, the text is too small to read. 
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