Category: Hair History

Beauty News
HAIR HISTORY IS ABOUT TO BE MADE

What if you could create the most expensive hair extension piece in history? LOT# 89135 is 8 days away from open auction. The object? A lock of hair…approximately 4”, containing hundreds of strands of hair. Whose hair? John Lennon’s! Harvested by hairdresser Klaus Baruck in Hamburg Germany in 1966, Lennon had his hair cut in […]

Hair History
The Secrets of Sydney Guilaroff

If anyone had secrets…it was Sydney Guilaroff, the “Hairdresser to the Stars”. The man who created some of the most lasting and legendary styles during Hollywood’s Golden Age ALSO was one of the most incredible confidants celebrities had ever whispered to. As hairdressers, we’re one part creative genius…one part armchair psychologist. Clients open up to us […]

Celebrity Style
HAIR HISTORY: THE IMPACT OF THE RED CARPET

No singular event impacts hair trends more so than the tradition of the Red Carpet. The brightest stars of stage and screen carefully select with their stylist the perfect hairstyle to complete their overall ensemble. So carefully watched, talked about and dissected, the best looks will ripped out of magazines in the months to come […]

Hair History
HISTORY REWRITTEN BECAUSE OF A SINGLE STRAND OF HAIR

En route from Sydney to Perth, Australia, in the early 1920s, British ethnologist Alfred Cort Haddon acquired a tuft of human hair from a young Aboriginal man. He added it to his sizeable collection of hair from people living around the world….where it sat for 90 years. Flash forward and international team of scientists, including […]