Learn how to make a basic Edwardian pompadour hairstyle. If you want to portray a Gibson Girl, then this authentic Edwardian pompadour updo is perfect! It’s also a very quick hairstyle, you can make it in under ten minutes! Continue reading Edwardian Pompadour Hairstyle Tutorial
This is now my third trial to get deep 1920s finger waves. 😉 This time I used finger wave clips. Continue reading 1920s Finger Waves With Wave Clips
‘Every woman can wave her hair, if she wants to, on pins.’ (Every Woman’s Encyclopaedia, 1910-2a)
In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create authentic Edwardian heatless zig zag curls. Edwardian ladies used this technique to create waves for their pompadour hairstyles but these zig zag waves are still beautiful today!
And these curls last for days! My hair is naturally straight and doesn’t hold curls well but these are different: The zig zag waves hold for a whole week. Even in damp weather! Continue reading Edwardian Pin Curl Tutorial – No-Heat Zig-Zag Waves
In the 1840s to 1850s, a lady would often twist her hair into a bun, while the front section of hair was sometimes curled (‘spaniel curls‘). This hairstyle could be worn during the day (here the ringlets can be seen under the bonnet of the visiting lady on the right) or as ball hairstyle. Here are three more photographs of ladys wearing this hairstyle during the day (1840s, 1840-50s, 1850s).
I’ve recreated this hairstyle. I’ve curled the front part of my hair using a period appropriate curling method Continue reading 1850s hairstyle – for day or evening