Get hair like Veronica Lake: do the peek-a-boo!

Veronica Lake was known for her long blonde tresses, which she wore slightly curled covering half of her face. The look became known as the peek-a-boo, and was so famous that Lake had to publicly change her...
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Online retro hair class with The Amazings

Learn how to get a Thirties Mignon, a 'Bridget Bardot' and a Fifties-inspired rockabilly style at this online class with The Amazings, a website promoting  younger people learning new skills from an older...

Grace Kelly hair tutorial

Grace Kelly is the epitome of Fifties glamour and sophistication. Her golden locks were always perfectly coiffed into elegant up-dos or shoulder-length styles. Here we have found an amazing video...
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Video guide: how to create Twenties make-up

The Twenties not only saw a revolution in fashion but also in make-up style. With new, advanced make-up products more readily available, the old Edwardian attitude to make-up changed profoundly. Not only...

How-to video guide: Edie Sedgwick inspired make-up

Have you ever tried to copy Sixties It girl Edie Sedgwick's heavily kohled black and white eye make-up? I have, and I've failed miserably every single time. But fear not, QueensOfVintage.com has found an...

Vintage hair tutorial: how to create faux bangs

If you fancy a Forties-style fringe a la Bettie Page but don't want to reach for the scissors, try this fab vintage hair tutorial showing you how to create faux bangs. The wonderful Marianne of Esmy And The...

The top ten redheads of all time

Hands up all you redheads! You may well be raising your hands but isn’t your hair bleached white blonde now? Or perhaps you’ve dyed it dark brown? Or worse still, black? You’re a redhead in denial all...

Tippi Hedren ‘The Birds’ make-up tutorial

I absolutely love this amazing make-up tutorial by Lisa Eldridge, which is inspired by Tippi Hedren's make-up in Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds. Lisa's step-by-step guide is easy to follow, and she shares many...

Top 10 Most Iconic Vintage Hairstyles

Forget Jennifer Aniston's 'Rachel' hair cut that caused such a storm in the 90s'. Rebecca Martin has found ten truly iconic vintage hairstyles, which make us want to book an appointment at the hairdressers...

How-to video: Simple Foam Roller Set

If you are on the eternal quest to find the best way of curling your hair, give this lovely video tutorial a go. Emma from Nashville,  who blogs on The Fiercest  Lilliputian about her vintage life, has put...