Hairstyles took a dramatic turn in the late 1700s when the large powdered constructions fell out of fashion, and smaller styles became all the rage. Ancient Greek and Roman artworks… Read More »Women’s Regency Hairstyles: An Overview
VINTAGE HAIR & MAKEUP
Here’s a collection of vintage 1920s makeup colour charts along with some application guides. Makeup in the 1920s was coming of age and a new generation of women was discovering… Read More »Vintage 1920s Makeup Colour Charts & Guides
Here we have a collection of vintage 1950s makeup colour charts and brochure excerpts. They give us an insight into the popular colours provided by mainstream cosmetic brands. Additionally, application… Read More »Vintage 1950s Makeup Colour Charts & Guides
A collection of vintage makeup colour charts and application guides from the 1930s. As can be seen, makeup colours were limited during this decade. Even so, products were often co-ordinated… Read More »Vintage 1930s Makeup Colour Charts & Guides
A selection of hair and beauty adverts from the 1930s, showing the colours, products and beauty ideal of the era.
A selection of photographs taken during the 1940s showing everyday British women. We get a glimpse of the hairstyles, hats and clothes worn during this era.
A collection of authentic makeup colour charts from the 1940s. There are also some excerpts from brochures, These were produced by the cosmetic brands to guide women with their makeup… Read More »Vintage 1940s Makeup Colour Charts & Guides
A selection of hair and beauty adverts from the 1950s showing the popular colours, trends and styles of the decade. We also take a look at TV commercials.
Vintage makeup colour charts from the 1960s showing the popular shades of the era. The cosmetic brands also made makeup application guides and tips on the latest trends. These were included… Read More »Vintage 1960s Makeup Colour Charts & Guides
A selection of hair and beauty adverts from the 1940s, giving an insight into the fashionable makeup colours of the decade and how the hair was styled.
A selection of hair and beauty adverts from the 1920s, showing how advertising was used to sell cosmetics in the Jazz Age.
A selection of hair and beauty adverts from the 1970s, giving you an idea of the popular colours, trends and styles throughout the decade.
A selection of hair and beauty adverts from the 1960s, giving an insight into the popular colours, styles and looks that were fashionable in the decade.
Here we look at women’s Edwardian hairstyles, from the fictional beauty of the Gibson Girl to the huge pompadours worn to support the enormous hats. We also look at hair… Read More »Women’s Edwardian Hairstyles: An Overview
A collection of black and white photographs from Edwardian Britain, showing people from all walks of life going about their daily chores and activities. Also included are some studio portraits of everyday people.
A selection of Vogue magazine covers from the 1930s to the 1980s. It gives a glimpse into the ever-changing hair, makeup and clothing fashions for women.
Inspiration for vintage styles can be found in old photographs. Here are some from the 1920s showing people in different social circles.
A selection of photographs of British women taken in the 1930s, showing the hairstyles, looks and clothing worn during this era.
A guide to men’s military haircuts, including the flat top, high and tight, undercut, the Ivy League and crew cut.