Category: The Weird Side of Beauty

Hair History
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#TBT: Salon Marketing of the 1960’s

#TBT: SALON MARKETING OF THE 1960’s…DO THE TWIST! In 1960, a young Chubby Checker was in studio to record his cover of the Hank Ballard and The Midnighters’ 1950 single, “Teardrops on Your Letter”. His song, “The Twist” exploded to the top of the charts and ignited a dance craze that was the first to…

Hair History
THE 60’S WENT A LITTLE HAIR CRAZY

Check out the 1965 “Hat Wig” Thankfully the era of synthetic hair extensions, pieces and wigs was short lived. But at the height of their popularity in the 1960’s, you could order your very own “Hat Wig” made of synthetic hair for just $4.97 from the Montgomery Ward catalogue. Available in 4 colors! Groovy!

Hair Science
The crazy hair secret of Asian women

Rice Water for Long, Healthy Hair?? Throughout Asia, the secret women have been hiding from the world for millennia is not found in forests, plants or science. It’s found in the kitchen. Unlike the rest of the world, Asian women do not throw away the water in which they washed or boiled rice. Instead, they […]

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Proof that Hair is Art!

You aren’t going to believe what an art studio in London created with hair… There is a famous quote associated with Renaissance artist Michaelangelo. When asked how he created his masterpiece David, he said, “It is easy. You just chip away the stone that doesn’t look like David.” As hair artists…we do the same thing. […]

Hair Trends
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This Futuristic Hair Trend Broke the Net

Is this hairstyle quirky, stylish and smooth or the world’s worst haircut? A few weeks back a video done just for fun by St. Petersburg, Russia hairdresser Aleona Starzhinskaia was shared on Facebook. In a few weeks it went viral…currently having been viewed over 2.3 million times! At first glance…the video appears to be a […]

Hair History
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The $500 Million Dollar Hairdo!?

The most priceless hairstyle ever created: valued at $500 MILLION! In 1970, world renowned diamantaire Laurence Graff OBE created Hair & Jewel – an ornate coiffure comprising one million dollars of diamonds and precious gems. The hairstyle made headline the world over. Flash forward 40 years later. To mark the success of Graff Diamonds globally […]

Hair Science
Weird Hair Facts!

Did you know? Healthy hair can stretch up to 30% of its length, can absorb its weight in water and swell up to 20% of its diameter! A single strand of hair can hold a weight of 100g and an average head of hair twisted together can support 23 tons. However, this is only if […]

Hair Science
Blondes Have More Fun (And More Hair Follicles)!

DID YOU KNOW? Most people have around 100,000 hair follicles in their heads? You cannot increase them. You are born with them and no product can make you grow more follicles than what you are born with, however some people might have more due to genetic reasons. Some examples: Red heads – 90,000 hair follicles […]