Tacky Cool Retro Things for the Vintage Girl’s Bathroom

These ideas for gifts for a vintage girl's bathroom live somewhere between being tacky and being cool   ... depending on who you ask. I've done a number of posts on ideas for gifts for the vintage girl. Since this blog is devoted to vintage beauty, I try to keep the gifts related to the same subject. Sometimes they are ...

Valentine’s Day special vintage beauty gifts and sale items.

Just in time for Valentine's Day...get Micheline Pitt's Modern Pinup Makeup and Hair 3 DVD set and Le Kuex Whistle Bait Lip Paint with Retractable Lip Brush for a special holiday price. Just $37.50 for the set! That's almost 30% off! Beauty makes a perfect gift for any girl on Valentine's Day! Just shop at www.VintageHairstyling.com Or save 20% off our other ...

The perfect stocking stuffer for a vintage girl

I'm trying to get the word out quickly. Anyone who follows Tarte's special release items knows they go fast…and I mean fast. I blogged about their True Blood palette a few years ago and it had pretty much disappeared off the shelves before I could get the blog entry up. So I am getting ahead of the curve, ...

Feel like you are applying Vintage Mascara without the Vintage Germs

Every once and a while I come across makeup in an antique store. And sometimes the container still has the makeup in it. For those of you who might be tempted to goof off and actually apply this makeup to yourself for fun... please don't. Imagine how much bacteria and gunk can grow on something ...

Perfect Pin Curls without the Fuss

In an effort to provide more help and options for vintage hair, I have started looking into adding some of my favorite tools to the hrstbooks.com store. The first product is the Sculpture Pin Curl Tool. If you ladies haven't seen this yet and you have trouble with your pin curl formation, this is a great ...

1950s Atomic Era Hair Clips. My Favorite Thing That is Still Around.

1950s Atomic Era Hair Clips They are my favorite thing that is still around. It's almost like a rockabilly made them up...they're so perfect. But they are true old school and have been around for years. Notice the lovely 1950s atomic starburst on the clip end. I love these duckbill clips. They scream 1950s kitsch and I have about ...