Hair Tips for Poolside Beauty Inspired by Esther Williams

There has been no one better at looking beautiful poolside than Esther Williams. In the 1940s and 1950s, featured in movies that showcased lavish swimming scenes with underwater chorus girls and diving acrobatics, Williams was famous for her beautiful swimming skills. And her hair was carefully styled so that it would not move an inch as she ...

More poolside beauty tips from Esther Williams – swimming turban tutorial

Are you getting ready to look fabulous by the water, whether it is the pool party at Viva Las Vegas or a beach getaway? Here is a quick way to go retro with your look inspired by Esther Williams, famed for her swimming skills in movies in the 1940s and 1950s like Million Dollar Mermaid, Pagan ...

An Art Deco Inspired Bride Looking Beautiful on Her Wedding Day!

I love it when everything comes together really beautifully and these images from the wedding of a 1920s/30s inspired bride that I styled last summer are the perfect example. Thanks to the beautiful photography of Marla Rutherford at CakeKnife Photography and all of the ideas that the bride Bee brought to what she wanted for her big day, ...

1952 1,000 Hints Beauty Magazine…Make-up Makes You Lovelier

1950s Vintage Beauty Magazine…1,000 Hints. We all scour antique malls, thrift stores, and the internet for clothes and such to put together that perfect vintage head-to-toe look. But there is probably something you collect way to much of. For some ladies, novelty print dresses might be their obsession. For other ladies, scarves might be pouring out of ...

Beauty & Pin-ups Iron – pin curling tool review

I saved the review of the Beauty & Pin-ups Iron pin curl tool for last. This may be the first post you come across of my reviews of the Beauty & Pin-Ups haircare line, because, like most everyone else, you are dying to know more about this tool.  When I first heard about the Iron, I was dying ...

Beauty & Pin-ups hairstyling products review #4 – Fierce Firm Hold Spray

Beauty & Pin-ups Fierce Firm Hold Finishing Spray lives up to its name. This is a FIRM hold hairspray to be used after you are done working the hair for a long lasting style. This is glue for your hair.  Granted, if you messed up, you can brush through it without getting dried hairspray dust all over, but I recommend ...

Beauty & Pin-ups hairstyling products review #3 – Fever thermal styler

Beauty & Pin-ups Fever Thermal Protectant is a little different from the Linger spray gel. Fever is designed to protect hair from very hot tools like a curling iron or their patented Iron tool and also helps hold the heat style. Linger appears to be designed to be a styling aid for both warm/hot tools and other ...

Beauty & Pin-ups hairstyling products review #2 – Linger setting spray gel

The next Beauty & Pin-ups product up for review is Linger Style & Sculpting Spray Gel. This is my favorite product in the entire haircare line. It covers a lot of ground in hairstyling product needs. It is a thermal styler for EVERY need. And I really mean EVERY. You can use it as a setting spray with ...

Beauty & Pin-ups hairstyling products review #1 – Flaunt shampoo, Luxe conditioner, Sway blow-out primer

There is a lot of buzz surrounding the new Beauty & Pin-ups hairstyling product line. And for good reason. Their thoughtful business practices, cute vintage packaging, and natural formulas are well thought out and they are breaking into an industry with a different marketing strategy from any other professional haircare line. I know readers have been curious about ...

3 Easy New Year’s Day vintage hairstyles you can do with your MORNING AFTER CURLS

Vintage hairstyles actually can be easy and here are 3 options to try with your curls from last night that you just slept on. So. It's the morning after your New Year's celebrating and you might look a bit like a hot mess. You looked fabulous last night with gorgeous curls, but now you need to ...