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How-To 1940s Feather Hat Tutorial – DIY Fascinator!

How-To 1940s Feather Hat Tutorial – DIY Fascinator!

No 1940s hairstyle is complete without a fantastic 1940s Feather Hat Ornament!  Corinne Leigh of Craftovision created this wonderful DIY Fascinator video tutorial.  I’m so excited to make my own! According to her video, here are a few things you will need: feathers (I picked up some cute ones on Amazon) dull knife craft glue(…)

1940s Mens Hairstyle Tutorial

1940s Mens Hairstyle Tutorial

Bonjour à toutes et tous ! Je vous présente mon deuxième tutoriel de coiffure rétro pour homme. Bon visionnage ! Je le rappelle, je n’ai pas la prétention de… Here’s a great hair tutorial for that sleek men’s 1940s hairstyle.   More 1940s Men’s Hairstyle Videos You’ll Enjoy …

How-To Hair Tutorial 1940s Victory Rolls

How-To Hair Tutorial 1940s Victory Rolls

This is a 10-minute tutorial for a 1940s-inspired vintage updo with victory rolls, a shell bang, and flowers. Great for a pinup look, as well. I learned a LO… Nic’s fantastic hair tutorial for the 1940s Victory Roll.  This is perfect how-to hair tutorial for those with long hair like myself.  I’m going to try(…)

Groovie Movie – Lindy Hop Jitterbug with Jean Veloz

Groovie Movie – Lindy Hop Jitterbug with Jean Veloz

“Groovie Movie” by Metro Goldwyn Mayer, 1944. Funny jitterbug instructional video. While Whitey’s Lindy Hoppers are dancing at the Savoy in Harlem, this is happening on the West Coast.  Here’s a funny instructional video featuring the crazy jitterbugs in California.  Jean Veloz has the best swivels! Quit staring herring! More Videos You’ll Enjoy …

How-to: Vintage 1940′s Inspired Up Do for Medium to Long Hair

How-to: Vintage 1940′s Inspired Up Do for Medium to Long Hair

This is an inspired style from the 1940′s. Thanks for watching xoxo. You don’t have to cut your hair to achieve a fantastic 1940′s updo! Here’s a great tutorial for those with medium to long hair.  It may take a little time and lots of hairspray & hairpins but it’s definitely do-able. Have you tried(…)

How-to Vintage Hairstyles – 1940′s Victory Rolls Updo

How-to Vintage Hairstyles – 1940′s Victory Rolls Updo

1940′s Victory Rolls – Vintage Hairstyles! The Victory Roll is a classic 1940′s hairstyle that was incredibly popular and still is. 1940′s hairstyles were ab… Perfect for medium to long hair, here’s a great tutorial on the 1940′s Victory Roll.  Can be worn casually or as a fancy up-do. It looks so easy to do(…)

1940s Hairstyles and Fashion – How To Tie A Turban

1940s Hairstyles and Fashion – How To Tie A Turban

How to Tie a Turban – Fashion expert from Woman Magazine Anne Edwards combats rations with some turban fashions! Watch the full length version here with a mo… What does a fashionistas do during wartime and can’t afford those pricey hats? Here’s a fantastic vintage clip on how to create your own fashionable hair accessory(…)

Vintage Beauty Tutorial for Makeup Eyebrows for all Ages in the 1930s – 1940s

Vintage Beauty Tutorial for Makeup Eyebrows for all Ages in the 1930s – 1940s

Hollywood Eyebrows Makeup Tutorial from 1938, taken from the original British Pathe newsreel “Beautifying! Where To Put The Accent!” Iconic makeup specialist… Here’s a great vintage clip of the Do’s & Don’ts of proper makeup, eyebrow lining and eyewear for all ages. I love the before & after shots. You too can be charming! More(…)