Category:
Hair and Hairstyling

Chick Beards

It used to be that you had to go to circus sideshows to find women with beards on display, but apparently "chick beards" are now the hot new trend in the world of fashion. via Trend de la Creme







Posted By: Alex - Sat Apr 07, 2012 - Comments (7)
Category: Fashion, Hair Styling, Hair and Hairstyling

Satanic Shaving

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After our "homicidal barber pole" some weeks back, we find further proof that certain tonsorial accessories are affiliated with the netherworld.

Gaze upon these evil shave-cream dispensers tending to their Satanic master!

Original ad here.

Posted By: Paul - Sat Mar 31, 2012 - Comments (3)
Category: Anthropomorphism, Evil, Religion, 1930s, Hair and Hairstyling, Fictional Monsters

The Vacuum Cap

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Original ad here. (Scroll down.)

Posted By: Paul - Mon Jan 16, 2012 - Comments (3)
Category: Business, Advertising, Products, Frauds, Cons and Scams, 1900s, Hair and Hairstyling

Wigs of 1962

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Pick your favorite from this EBONY article.

Posted By: Paul - Mon Sep 19, 2011 - Comments (6)
Category: 1960s, Hair and Hairstyling

Vitabrush

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Original ad here.

Posted By: Paul - Fri Jul 15, 2011 - Comments (6)
Category: Appliances, 1940s, Hair and Hairstyling

Follies of the Mad Men #141

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[From Life magazine for May 9, 1955. Click upper or lower scan to enlarge.]

How to insult two audiences at once.

Native Americans are bloodthirsty savages.

Women regard male conquests as pinning a trophy scalp to their belts.

Now: buy some Jeris!

Posted By: Paul - Mon May 16, 2011 - Comments (6)
Category: Business, Advertising, Products, Stereotypes and Cliches, 1950s, Hair and Hairstyling

Happy Royal Wedding!



I hope Kate Middleton has packed her Gossamer Hairspray for the honeymoon!

Posted By: Paul - Fri Apr 29, 2011 - Comments (6)
Category: Business, Advertising, Products, 1960s, Hair and Hairstyling

World Beard & Moustache Championships 2011

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It's not too early to begin planning your trip to Trondheim, Norway, for the World Beard and Moustache Championships in May.

Posted By: Paul - Tue Apr 12, 2011 - Comments (0)
Category: Contests, Races and Other Competitions, Freaks, Oddities, Quirks of Nature, Foreign Customs, Europe, Hair and Hairstyling

Bad Hair Job Corrected!


Worst Hair Transplant Result - Repair Using FUE & BHT
Uploaded by dermhairclinic. - Explore lifestyle, fashion, and DIY videos.

Dr. Umar will happily transplant your beard to your head. Ladies--you don't want to know what your options are!

Posted By: Paul - Fri Jan 21, 2011 - Comments (5)
Category: Medicine, Surgery, Hair and Hairstyling

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