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Techniques for a 1940s Continuous Roll Hairstyle

The continuous roll was a hairstyle popular in the 1940s. The illustration below refers to it as a chevron style. The concept is the appearance of an element that wraps around the entire hairline. In the chevron style it forms the chevron point at the nape of the neck. During WWII, while so many young men were off ...

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 ...

Hairstylist and Educator Martin Parsons’ Beehive Tutorial Video

This beehive hairstyle tutorial video comes from hairstylist and expert educator Martin Parsons. It was filmed during a hair show and I thought it would be a really good modern version of a vintage hairstyle to share with everyone.  A modern beehive inspired by the 1960s is one of my favorite hairstyles to do now. It can be ...

At the Movies with 1960s Hairdresser Betty Glasgow

I am a little obsessed with hairstylists of the past. I love to read about them in old salon magazines. I get really excited when I come across information about movie hairstylists from the early and mid-century. I don't know if you ever noticed, but often with movies pre-1960, the credits rarely mention the hairstylist. ...