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!

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Monday, September 29, 2008

Corrective Manicures for Problem Nails


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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, November 1951

Trouble Corner: January 1948

Problem: In applying mascara, should it be brushed with or against the growth of the eyebrows? 

Answer: To avoid the brush marks on the skin, mascara on the skin, mascara should be applied against the growth of the eyebrows.

Source: American Hairdresser, January 1948

Of Long Tresses... and Dresses


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Source: American Hairdresser, January 1948

Candlelight Allure






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Source: American Hairdresser, January 1948

I'm also putting this under the "hats" tag because of all the interesting headwear. 

The ABC's of Make-up





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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, March 1937

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Monday, September 22, 2008

Sunday, September 21, 2008

Admin post: Visitors

Where do the visitors to this site come from? Apparently, all over the world:


(Stats courtesy of sitemeter.com)
Pretty neat. I hope they keep coming. 

There are still plenty of articles that I haven't scanned in yet, so expect more posts soon.

Short Hair with New Hats!





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Source: Modern Beauty Shop, September 1941

The Fashion Section Style




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Source: American Hairdresser, January 1935

Thursday, September 4, 2008

How to Vary Settings for Specific Effects



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Source: American Hairdresser Beauty Shop Compendium 9th Edition
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