Vintage Hair Styles of the 1940s

Bethany Jane Davies
The 1940s were exciting times for women, heralding new looks and, crucially, new hair styles. Vintage Hair Styles of the 1940s provides a complete guide to those hair styles. It takes a step-by-step approach to demonstrate how to achieve the styles for yourself or for your clients at home, in a salon or in the studio. 30+ step-by-step hair tutorials. Heat setting and wet setting. 20+ pin-curl patterns. Modern and traditional methods. Troubleshooting tips and tricks. Hair accessories guide. Hair styles of the film stars. Make-up and nail tutorials to complete your look. Recipes for hair and beauty products to create at home. More than thirty of the most common styles of the decade are illustrated with over 1,000 colour photographs and diagrams. It also charts the history of 1940s hair fashion and provides guidance on how best to achieve vintage looks for those wishing to re-enact, model or wear the classic styles of the era.
Vintage Hair Styles of the 1940s by Bethany Jane Davies

About the author

Bethany Jane Davies is an award-winning vintage hair and make-up artist, enthusiast and businesswoman. A freelance artist, Bethany provides her unique hair styling and make-up skills to private clients, as well as in the advertising and media industries. She runs her own salon, Vintage Beauty Parlour, a mobile team of specialist vintage hair and make-up artists, and a pop-up salon that provides make-up and hair styling at vintage events around the UK. Her passion for vintage hair style, and a belief that vintage styles have a unique relevance to modern contemporary fashion, have led her to teach and share her skills. This is achieved primarily through group workshops, taking on private pupils and through her regular social media interactions and articles published in prominent vintage periodicals.