Hair and Beauty Adverts from the 1940s

Hair and beauty adverts from the 1940s, showing the fashionable colours of the decade, as well as hairstyles, clothing and accessories. Max Factor was the big name of the 1940s, with its hugely successful products Pan-Cake and Pan-Stik (released to the public in 1948). Film stars often lent their face and name to advertisements, where Read More …

Men’s Military Haircuts (1900s to date)

Men in the military are required to have short haircuts for various good reasons: they are low maintenance, practical and clean; they create a professional and unified image; the hair won’t get caught in helmets, weapons, wires or an enemy’s hands; and the field of vision is not blocked.  Since the turn of the 20th Read More …