A complete guide to recreating authentic hair styles of the 1940s--with 1,000 color photographs and step-by-step instructions The 1940s were exciting times for women, heralding new looks and, crucially, new hair styles. This book provides a complete guide to those hair styles. It takes a step-by-step approach to demonstrate how to achieve the styles for yourself or for your clients at home, in a salon, or in the studio. More than 30 of the most common styles are illustrated with 1,000 color photographs. It also charts the history of 1940s hair fashion, and provides guidance on how best to achieve vintage looks for those wishing to re-enact, model, or wear the classic styles of the era. Included are both modern and traditional methods to achieving the hairstyle you pick, as well as troubleshooting tips and tricks. There is also a guide to hair accessories, make-up, and nails, which will help complete your look.
Bethany Jane Davies is an award-winning vintage hair and make-up artist. She runs her own salon, a mobile team of specialist vintage hair and make-up artists, and a pop-up salon that provides make-up and hair styling at vintage events around the UK.