“Horrible Old Beauty Devices”.

Pictures below describe how terrible beauty care procedures looked like in the 1930s and 1940s.
Women now must be happy they don’t have to spend many hours sitting under strange devices or put weird things on their faces.Unusual and Bizarre Beauty Devices in the 1930s and 1940s (1)
Permanent hair procedure. Germany, 1929
Unusual and Bizarre Beauty Devices in the 1930s and 1940s (2)
Blow-drying, 1920s.

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“Short and Curly.”

Short Curly Hair in the 1930s (5)
Short Curly Hair –
The Popular Fashion Hairstyle of Girls in the 1930s.
In the beginning of the 1930s, women powerfully abandoned the traditional feminine image, instead there appeared a picture of confidence, dynamism which was strongly expressed through fashion, especially their hairstyles.

Short Curly Hair in the 1930s (2)

Women in this period often appeared with short curly hair, beautiful and sexy at the same time.

Short Curly Hair in the 1930s (20)

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“Women with Vintage Giant Hats.”

Looking at the favorite Fashion Style of Women From the early Years of the 20th Century one feels that women from the Edwardian era favored very weighty looking-fashion styles, from big gowns to giant hats.
Although diverse in shapes, it’s really hard to wear these hats now. Beautiful? Take a look…edwardian-giant-hats-1900s-10s-25edwardian-giant-hats-1900s-10s-13

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“Dressing Up” for the Telephone.

How to dress when using your landline (1)How to Dress When Using Your Telephone, ca. 1900s.
These beautiful vintage black and white photograph show young women posed using telephones in the early 20th century.

How to dress when using your landline (2)

How to dress when using your landline (3)

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“Sam McKnight’s Masterpieces of Hair.”

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Victoria Beckham for Vogue UK April 2008:
‘When Sam’s hands touch the model, you can see her expression completely change.
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“Fashion 1920s-30s”.

Street fashion, ca. 1920s (2)Berlin, 1928

Immortalized in movies and magazine covers, young women’s fashion of the 1920s was both a trend and social statement, a breaking-off from the rigid Victorian way of life.
These young, rebellious, middle-class women, labeled ‘flappers’ by older generations, did away with the corset and donned slinky knee-length dresses, which exposed their legs and arms.
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Tamara de Lempicka, Paris 1929. Photo by Dora Kallmus.
The hairstyle of the decade was a chin-length bob, of with several popular variations.
Street fashion, ca. 1920s (12)1920’s Cocktails

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