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!

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Saturday, April 25, 2009

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

It's the Cut That Counts



(If you click on the images you can see larger versions. I highly recommend it.)
Source: American Hairdresser, June 1946

Sunday, April 19, 2009

The "Hairbow"

In my previous post I linked to a bunch of hairstyles from the New York Public Library's Digital Galleries. I decided to do a separate post on the one below because it reminded me of a style I've seen recently in a photo of Lady Gaga. Behold, the "hairbow": 

New style for dressing the hair, with details. (1870)
New style for dressing the hai... Digital ID: 825046. New York Public Library

New York Public Library

NYPL Digital Scans on Hairstyles

Another awesome source for hairstyles.
Some of my favorites:

Hairstyles for teenage girls
[Hairstyles for teenage girls,... Digital ID: 825172. New York Public Library

Classic coiffure ; Bridal coif
Classic coiffure ; Bridal coif... Digital ID: 825078. New York Public Library

Bride’s veil, new coiffure
Bride’s veil, new coiffure. Digital ID: 825065. New York Public Library

Evening coiffure -- back and front
Evening coiffure -- back and f... Digital ID: 825114. New York Public Library

Head-dresses in the latest styles
Head-dresses in the latest sty... Digital ID: 825043. New York Public Library

Coiffures de mariées
Coiffures de mariées. Digital ID: 817842. New York Public Library

Out of the Past



(Click on these images to open the large versions.) 
Source: American Hairdresser, February 1939

Check out these amazing recreations of 18th and 19th century hairstyles. 

Parting the Hair

(Click on the images to get a better view.)
Source: Practice and Science of Standard Barbering, ⓒ 1938-1958

Friday, April 17, 2009

Sunday, April 12, 2009

Lengthy Solutions







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Source: American Hairdresser, February 1939

This post is for SwingSister and all the other ladies with long hair. 

Saturday, April 11, 2009

Finger Waving: Matching Waves and Finger Waving on a Live Model






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Source: Practice and Science of Standard Barbering, ⓒ 1938-1958

Popular Finger Waved Hair Styles


(Click on the image to enlarge.)
Source: Practice and Science of Standard Barbering, ⓒ 1938-1958

Fingerwave instructions from this book coming soon. 

Thursday, April 9, 2009

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