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1940s Hairstyles

4.24 of 5 stars 4.24  ·  rating details  ·  29 ratings  ·  3 reviews
Essential to re-creating an authentic 1940s look, this resource guide to period styles covers everything from short hairdos popular in the early 1940s to the late 1940s 'cut to fit' look made popular by Christian Dior. Hundreds of vintage illustrations, photographs, and diagrams accompany detailed instructions and techniques for replicating the styles of the decade. Fun fa ...more
Paperback, 110 pages
Published April 28th 2001 by Streamline Press (first published April 1st 2001)
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Lisa
I have been waiting to find this book for less than 100$ for a few years now. It did not disappoint! This book, unlike those of it's ilk, has directions for cuts not just styles. Awesome!
Kathleen Riley-Daniels
Mar 27, 2014 Kathleen Riley-Daniels rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Historians, hairstylists, make up artists, photographers, fashion,
Found this book while researching for a 1940s transformation photo shoot and found the information helpful.

There were plenty of photos and illustrations to show how to create the various styles. The make-up-artists (MUA) that came to the shoot liked the information and used some of the tips while creating the styles.

The results from the 1940s transformation shoot will be up on my photography site http://rileyphoto.zenfolio.com/ take a look and see how the information helped.

A good reference,
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Sara
Super short. Some interesting vintage pictures, but little useful information; for a free book it was interesting, but I would have been disappointed if I'd paid anything for it. I found the Lauren Rennells vintage hairstyles book much more useful, for me at least.
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