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 ...

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 ...