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Sunday, August 30, 2009


If your face looks as broad as it does long...
Source: A Girl and Her Hair, 1949


If your forehead appears to be narrower than your jaw...
Source: A Girl and Her Hair, 1949

Friday, August 28, 2009


Is your face wider at your cheekbones than at your forehead or chin?
Source: A Girl and Her Hair, 1949

Sunday, August 23, 2009

Saturday, August 22, 2009

Beauty Night

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Source: How to Find Your Man by Joe Bonomo, 1954

Friday, August 14, 2009

For Safety's Sake!

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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, April 1943

Who doesn't love Veronica Lake, even without her signature hairdo? "No more playing hide-and-seek behind her peek-a-boo behind hairdo!"

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Jezebel does Modern Beauty Shop Again

Jezebel has posted more vintage hair magazine scans, this time from Modern Beauty Shop, June 1942. I have that magazine too (here's my post on the cover image), but you can read their take on it and the readers comments.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

Friday, August 7, 2009

How to Brush Your Hair

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Source: A Girl and Her Hair, 1947

Ever Shampoo a Rabbit?

My how times have changed. I can't imagine company today boasting about using animal testing, although many cosmetic companies are still running tests on animals.

Source: Modern Beauty Shop, April 1943

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Monday, August 3, 2009

Saturday, August 1, 2009

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