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Hair care through the ages – 8 hair care facts from history

MHD - July 13, 2017 Hairdressing Education, Hairdressing History, Humour

Hair care through the ages – 8 hair care facts from history

Most of us take health and hygiene seriously and wash and cleanse our body and hair on a daily basis. But it wasn’t always so. Throughout history, different civilisations have had different approaches to sanitation and cleanliness, and hair care was often pretty low on the scale of importance. Much of the emphasis was placed on reducing unpleasant odours and dressing.

So, let’s take a journey back in to the mists of time to discover some of the odd potions and techniques our ancestors used for their historical hair care – read more

The Pouf Hairstyle – Marie Antoinette’s lasting legacy to hairdressing

Jamie Harrison - June 29, 2017 Dressing and Styling, Hair Trends, Hairdressing Education, Hairdressing History

The Pouf Hairstyle – Marie Antoinette’s lasting legacy to hairdressing

If there’s one person in history who has had a lasting impact on hair fashion it has to be the last Queen of France, Marie Antoinette. Prior to her final cut… from the guillotine, Marie Antoinette and her hairdresser Leonard Autié wowed and influenced the royal court with hair creations that exceeded the imaginations of even today’s avant-garde artists. Her lasting legacy to the world of hairdressing in the Pouf hairstyle – a style that continues to this day on the catwalks and in the fashion press, if not on the streets – read more

8 influential hairstyles of the 20th Century and how to recreate them

Jamie Harrison - June 6, 2017 Hair Trends, Hairdressing Education, Hairdressing History, Humour

8 influential hairstyles of the 20th Century and how to recreate them

The 20th Century saw the birth of popular culture on a worldwide scale, rapidly spreading personal style and image around the world at an ever increasing speed. With that came cultural icons and style became a commodity, as people copied their favourite stars from the entertainment world. Each decade of the last century had its own style and in this post we look at cultural icons of each decade, and their influential hairstyles that were copied at the time and have lasted into the 21st Century – read more