In this tutorial I’ll show you how to make a basic Edwardian Pompadour hairstyle. This 1910 Pompadour updo is described as ‘chic and pretty, without being in any way over-elaborate’. ‘The Pompadour style is one of the quickest methods of dressing the hair’ (Every Woman’s Encyclopaedia, 1910-2): It can be done in less than 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
In this tutorial I’ll show you how pin waves were made in the Edwardian era. 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