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, August 27, 2008

Sunday, August 24, 2008

Winged Spectator



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Source: American Hairdresser, June 1948

Friday, August 22, 2008

... Describes Cutting and Waving Naturally Curly Hair




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Source: American Hairdresser, January 1935

1920's Long Hair (from Shorpy.com)

Shorpy.com posted this picture of a beautiful young woman, Miss Marjorie Joesting, from August 1926. Hopefully this gives some of you long-haired ladies some 1920's inspiration.

Here's a small preview. View the full-size image over at Shorpy.com.

While you're over there, be sure to check out the rest of the pretty girls.

Thursday, August 21, 2008

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

The Fluffador


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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, September 1941

How Do You Breathe?



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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, September 1941

I'm not sure what to file this article under, but we all need to breathe. 

Monday, August 18, 2008

Sunday, August 17, 2008

Double Talk




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Source: American Hairdresser, August 1942

Casually Yours


(You may be able to read it better if you clicked on it and saw the larger version.) 
Source: Modern Beauty Shop, June 1943

Saturday, August 16, 2008

For Tots and Teens





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Source: American Hairdresser, June 1948

Friday, August 15, 2008

Drene Presents Miss Demure



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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, June 1943

Thursday, August 14, 2008

Order of the Day


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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, June 1943

Cover Style from American Hairdresser August 1942



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Source: American Hairdresser, August 1942


... Because I always do my hair like this when I go to the beach. 

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Speaking of Glamour


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Source: American Hairdresser, August 1942

Hair Fashion Trend Forecast for 1949



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Source: American Hairdresser June 1948


Does this remind anyone else of Princess Leia from Star Wars? I'm not a big fan of this hairstyle. 

Summer Stardust


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Source: American Hairdresser, June 1948

Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Summer Girl on the Home Front






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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, June 1943

I also love that cute outfit she's wearing!

Crisp and Cool


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Source: American Hairdresser, August 1942

Drene Presents Holiday


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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, December 1944

Monday, August 11, 2008

Sunday, August 10, 2008

Whirl-A-Wave



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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, December 1944

Saturday, August 9, 2008

Forever Chic



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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, September 1941

How to Correct Hair Distortions




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Source: American Hairdresser Beauty Shop Compendium 9th Edition

Friday, August 8, 2008

Party Lines

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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, September 1941

Thursday, August 7, 2008

Glitter in Your Curls!


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Source: Modern Beauty Shop Magazine, December 1944

Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Gatochy on Flickr

Flickr user gatochy has some interested scans from the 70s on her page.

Vogue Body and Beauty Book, 1977 (See especially short hair, medium hair and long hair styles.)

1975 Hair and Makeup (The entire book)

These books are not in English. The first one has a description, and then second one you'll just have to look at the pretty pictures and setting patterns.

Use the Brush Set for Speed and Soft Curls



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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, December 1944

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Young Sophisticate



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Source: American Hairdresser, September 1932
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