Books about Vintage Hairstyles
Vintage Hair Styles of the 1940s: A Practical Guide
The 1940s were exciting times for women, heralding new looks and, crucially, new hair styles. This book provides a complete guide to those hair styles. It takes a step-by-step approach to demonstrate how to achieve the styles for yourself or for your clients at home, in a salon, or in the studio. More than 30 of the most common styles are illustrated with 1,000 color photographs. More ...
Vintage Hairstyles: Simple Steps for Retro Hair with a Modern Twist
From the finger waves of the romantic 1910s to the beehive of the rebellious 1960s, retro hair has made a comeback. Vintage Hairstyles presents all the tools, techniques, and step-by-step instructions needed to achieve eye-catching looks for every occasion. Trendsetters, hairstylists, and fashionistas will love creating elegant updos for special events or playful curls for everyday excursions. More ...
Style Me Vintage: Easy Step-by-Step Techniques for Creating Classic Hairstyles
Filled with step-by-step instructions, tips, techniques, and detailed photographs, this resource to recreating hairstyles from the 1930s to the 1960s puts retro glamour right at readers' fingertips. It outlines essential equipment, and offers photos of each step of the process. It also offers photos of a classic icon showcasing each style as well as a popular contemporary recreation of the look. More ...
Art Deco Hair: Hairstyles from the 1920s & 1930s
Art deco has long been associated with uncompromising style and sophistication, and this guide to re-creating the sassy, controversial styles of the 1920s and 1930s offers a glimpse back at the hairstyles of this era. The instructions needed to replicate these fashions on the modern woman are provided, and the techniques behind Marcel and water waves, the simple bob, Eton and shingle cuts, and many more are also included. More ...
This popular resource to recreating authentic period hairstyles covers everything from short hairdos popular in the early 1940s to the cut-to-fit look made popular by Christian Dior in the late 1940s. Hundreds of vintage illustrations, photographs, and diagrams accompany detailed instructions and techniques for replicating the styles of the decade. Fun facts and trivia related to the hairstyles of the time are included. More ...
1940's Hairstyles You Can Do
This circa 1946 hairstyling handbook is faithfully reproduced so you can create authentic WWII-era hairstyles with ease. Learn how to do everything from basic finger waves, to elegant victory rolls. This glamorous Hollywood resource even shows you how to block and wrap a home permanent. Twelve beautifully illustrated era up-do's and styles to choose from. More ...
Vintage Hairstyling: Retro Styles with Step-by-Step Techniques
The #1 bestselling tutorial book on recreating vintage hairstyles from the 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s. Learn how to do 33 retro hairstyles with over 700 full-color photographs with directions explaining each step in detail. The book includes the basics of styling, a breakdown of the techniques used in the past and easy modern equivalent styling options. More ...
Art of Finger Waving: Recreating 1920s and 1930s Hairstyles
Originally published in 1930, this rare book contains very detailed instructions and illustrations for recreating the fantastic long and short hair finger wave styles of the 1920s and 1930s. Finger waving is the shaping of the hair while wet into "s-curved" undulations using your fingers and a comb. You'll learn this technique as well as creating the three types of swirls to use based on the hair type of the wearer. More ...
Historical Wig Styling: Ancient Egypt to the 1830s
Let Historical Wig Styling be your guide to creating beautiful, historically accurate hairstyles for your productions and events. Chapters begin with artwork of historic figures that influenced the look of each period. Detailed step-by-step instructions explain how to create their iconic hairstyles, illustrated by photographs showing the finished look from every angle. This volume covers hairstyles from Ancient Egypt through Biedermeier styles of the 1820s and 30s. More ...
Historical Wig Styling: Victorian to the Present
Your guide to creating beautiful, historically accurate hairstyles for your productions and events. Chapters begin with artwork of historic figures that influenced the look of each period. Detailed step-by-step instructions explain how to create their iconic hairstyles, illustrated by photographs showing the finished look from every angle. This volume covers hairstyles from the Victorian era through the contemporary styles of today. More ...
An Illustrated History of Hairstyles 1830-1930
A fascinating timeline of hair fashion emerges through a progression of images. This extensively illustrated history of hairstyles is a guide for theatrical hairstylists, costumers, and historical reenactors, and provides invaluable reference for dating vintage photographs. Employing nearly 500 period photographs and illustrations, it shows how everyday men, women, and children have worn their hair. More ...
Stage and Screen Hairstyles
Shows hair stylists and anyone interested in vintage fashion exactly how to recreate the looks of the past. From ancient times to modern days, the hairstyles that defined their eras. Detailed instructions and step-by-step photographs make this book valuable for professionals in film, television, theater, and fashion, as well as everyone who wants a unique hairstyle. More ...
Creative Hairshaping and Hairstyling You Can Do
First published in 1947, this unique hair styling book shows how to roll, wave and curl your way to stunning 1940s hairstyles! The author was a hairdressing professional and created the book with detailed instructions and more than 200 illustrations of the techniques used to do hair in the 1940s. An interesting textbook for beauty schools, professional hair stylists and average women wanting to do their own styling. More ...
Hairstyles and Fashion: A Hairdresser's History of Paris
This book contains articles written by the Paris hairdresser Emile Long from December 1910 till December 1920 for an English professional journal. His goal was to keep English hairstylists informed about the developments in the world of hairstyling and fashion in France. Students and scholars of history, fashion and French society will enjoy these rich and revealing accounts of what hair means to identity and culture. More ...
The 1940s Look: Recreating the Fashions, Hairstyles and Make-up of the Second World War
The book tells you everything you need to know about the fashions of wartime Britain and the impact that rationing, the Utility scheme, changing tastes and the demands of everyday life had on the styles people wore. People had to 'Make Do and Mend' - with varying degrees of ingenuity and success. Hair styles, glasses, jewelry, and tattoos were essential in creating your own fashion statement. More ...
The 1950s Look: Recreating the Fashions of the Fifties
This is a book sure to delight designers, social historians and anyone with an interest in this style-defining decade. "The 1950s Look: Recreating the Fashions of the Fifties" takes the reader on a tour of the trends and signature styles of the era - from Audrey Hepburn chic to high school prom queen. Chapters include: formal and informal fashions; couture house to homemade; hairstyles and make-up; the figure; and, accessories. More ...
Women's Hats, Headdresses and Hairstyles
This informative and meticulously researched book provides an authentic record of more than 1,300 years of changing fashions in women's hairstyles and headwear in England. More than 400 of the author's own drawings — rendered from ancient sources — trace these evolving fashions. For those who want to get their historical details accurate, this profusely illustrated guide will be an invaluable reference. More ...
The Hair and Head- Hairstyles of the Early 1930s
This book was first published in the early 1930s, but now it is available for a new generation wishing to create classic hairstyles. Very well illustrated, the book includes how to cut hair and how to finger wave and illustrations of finished hairstyles. Geared towards those with at least a basic to intermediate knowledge of hair styling. It can provide inspiration for those who love vintage hairstyles as well as professionals seeking sources of that era. More ...
The Hairdo Handbook: A Complete Guide to Hair Beauty
A mid 1960s guide to hairstyling. It explains what types of hair rollers to use and how to set them for the 60s most popular hairdos. A lot of illustrations and a 16 page section of photos detailing how to set, brush out and create popular hairstyles of the 1960s. More ...
Create Vintage-Inspired Wedding Hairstyles
This how-to guide to styling classic hairstyles for any special occasion is the newest Vintage Hairstyling edition. It is the must-have vintage hair tutorial book for any woman in need of a retro updo for a big event or formal occasion like a wedding, prom, dance, or vintage ball. The book is filled with step-by-step instructions for 29 beautiful, formal hairstyles More ...
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