Vintage Updo for the holidays or New Year’s Eve!

We all deserve to give ourselves a little extra beauty attention at the holidays by doing a vintage updo for parties like Christmas and New Year's Eve... A lot of requests came in for more details on the Roll & Go Hair Tool and how to use it! I spent the week tirelessly putting this video tutorial together ...

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 ...

New Year’s Day Vintage Beauty Survival Kit

New Year's Day Vintage Beauty Survival Kit Fast, fabulous beauty even with the biggest champagne hangover… Gloria Swanson in Sunset Boulevard was my inspiration for this blog post. In the movie she is constantly swaddled in some sort of leopard print. It is either her clothes, draped over the chair she is sitting in, or covering the ...

Plaid Flower Blooms out of Ribbon – Vintage Christmas Hair Accessories Tutorial #4

My last installment for Christmas Hair Accessories can be used as both a hair flower accessory or a flower clip to wear on your clothes. Here are some simple directions for taking a pretty, plaid ribbon and turning it into an oh so cute plaid hair flower. These make great gifts too. You can attach them ...

Brigitte Bardot Headband Hairstyle – Vintage Christmas Hair Accessories Tutorial #3

I was wandering my local craft store when I found this easy vintage holiday hair accessory. It was amongst all the Christmas ribbons. It is basically just a laser cut felt designed to be used as a Christmas decoration. I thought it would make a cute headband for Christmas.  My inspiration for this hairstyle is Brigitte ...

Jane Sterling Mad Men Hairstyle – Vintage Christmas Hair Accessories Tutorial #2

The character of Jayne Sterling on Mad Men, played by Peyton List, always looked amazing. She has great clothes and great hair, but of course when your only job is to look good for your husband Roger Sterling and you have full access to his bank account, you better look immaculate all the time. This second ...

Poinsettia Petals Hat – Vintage Christmas Hair Accessories Tutorial #1

I never seem to leave myself enough time to get ready these days. I have a lot of holiday shindigs to go to this month, from lunches to cocktails, and working 10 to 12 hours a day does not leave a lot of time for fabulous vintage holiday hair. I know I am not the ...

9 Vintage Beauty New Year’s Resolutions

9 Vintage Beauty New Year's Resolutions New Year's Resolutions are our opportunity to commit to making our lives better in some way, help us feel better about ourselves. Quitting smoking, exercising more or organizing your life are all opportunities to make a new good habit or get yourself out of a rut. I suggest adding a small ...