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, June 27, 2010

Flatter Your Profile...

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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, January 1943

Saturday, June 26, 2010

Your Hair (and more Lemons!)

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Source: Lemons for Loveliness, 1935

The photos in this little book are just fabulous.

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Thursday, June 17, 2010

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Link: 1940s Hair and Makeup from Forties Fashion

I love these post on 1940's makeup and hair from Forties Fashion (and not just because of the reference to this blog...):

Awesome job Rebecca!


"Back again and more beautiful than ever -- the page boy with the center part, a style never surpassed for simple, understated elegance."
(Click on the images. No really. Try it. The images are links to larger images. It's pretty cool.)
Source: Hairdo Magazines, March 1964

Monday, June 14, 2010

Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Sister Act

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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, April 1943

Sunday, June 6, 2010

Sandra Dee's Dos By the Dozen

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Source: Hairdo, March 1964

Seeing Sandra Dee's name, all I can think about is that song from Grease. "Look at me, I'm Sandra Dee. Lousy with virginity."

I'm sorry if anybody else now has that song stuck in their heads.

Saturday, June 5, 2010

Friday, June 4, 2010

Your Skin (and Lemons!)

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Source: Lemons for Loveliness, 1935

That last photo is just beautiful.

Thursday, June 3, 2010

Lemons for Your Hands

(Image is a linker to the full-size image.)
Source: Lemons for Loveliness, 1935

Links: Life Magazine

More gems from Life Magazine:

(Check out the beer can rollers, slide 17!)


American Styles

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Source: American Hairdresser, September 1927

I have a problem...

I decided to organize my magazines and put them in chronological order. It's a good thing I did because there were some magazines I forgot about.

In case you're curious, the biggest stacks are from the 40's.

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

A few of my favorite things

Do you have any favorite posts from this blog? Mine is the overlay pomp.

Cutting (...)

(As usual, the pictures are links to full-size versions. Click on them to read the text or get a closer look the images.)
Source: American Hairdresser, April 1937

Someone cut out the picture that was on the other side of this article so a big chunk is missing at the top! (You can see part of an image that is cut off.) It doesn't seem like it took any of the instructions, but I apologize that it is incomplete. I'm not sure what the complete title is either.

When I bought this the seller didn't mention that there were big sections removed. That's so frustrating! Not the first time I bought a magazine that was missing some of the important parts.
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