They were inspired by a velvet fez hat to create a historical 1960’s hairdo… know who it is yet? In 1954, they won the National Coiffure Championship… how about now? This person developed an up-do that has remained inspirational for decades… know the famous hairstyle yet? The answer, Margaret Vinci Heldt. Margaret was born in 1918 in
#TBT: Radioactive Hair Salons In June of 1903 mother of modern physics Marie Curie and her husband Pierre gave a lecture in the Royal Institution of Great Britain. During the lecture on the remarkable new possibilities with radium, Marie spilled the radioactive material in the hall. Five months later the Curies won the Nobel Prize…
A Timeless Men’s Trend from the Great Depression! By the time the Great Depression hit, the undercut had already been THE go-to look for young men in Great Britain. Here at home, the undercut became the symbol of young working class men, the builders of railroads…skyscrapers…farmers and factory workers. All things being cyclical again, these
Hucksters and Quacks were rampant in the Victorian Era as the pursuit for cure-alls for body and beauty were massive cash cows. None more so than Dr. George A. Scott, an Englishman who utilized the public’s fascination with the recent discovery of the powers of electricity to patent a line of “electric hair brushes”.