HRST Books’ mission is to develop and produce educational material and resources for the beauty industry. Specializing in period and theatrical information, HRST Books offers books on hair and makeup from the early and mid-twentieth century. With many publishers focusing on general purpose beauty books for the masses, HRST Books strives to provide material on specialty subjects that have since been ignored by the general publishing world. These subjects are in great demand by creative professionals looking to expand their knowledge in specialty looks and theatrical design.
On our website, you can read about the books we publish and shop for a wide selection of vintage beauty tools. Our current catalogue of items includes tutorial books, DVDs, hairstyling tools, makeup, and other retro-inspired products we believe to be of the highest quality. Being lovers of vintage beauty ourselves, we sell only items we also love to own. Great thought goes into every purchase we make and every product we produce. We test everything in our online store and back it with a 100% satisfaction guarantee.
HRST Books originally began as a means for Lauren Rennells to self-publish her first book Vintage Hairstyling: Retro Styles with Step-by-Step Techniques. Since then, the company’s mission has blossomed into being a vintage beauty supply destination.
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