Hand Washing for Coronavirus |Vintage Nurses

hand washing - vintage nurses

Follow these hand washing steps used by medical vintage nurses in the 1960’s, and help yourself and others avoid the dreaded Covid-19 Coronavirus. In the 1960’s, people were less hysterical about the reality of viruses. Folks still remembered a time before antibiotics. The current thinking for good hand washing hygiene is a 20 second hand …

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Victim of Gossip | 1950’s Teenage Girl Fashion

Victim of Gossip | 1950s Teenage Girl Fashions

Some lovely 1950’s teenage girl fashion. The story of Jean, the new girl on campus. She faces social rejection because of hurtful gossip. A Teenage Girl’s Experience of Gossip in a 1950’s High School A 1950’s educational social guidance film on the damage that spreading gossip and rumors can cause. As in the How to …

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How to Do Victory Rolls | 1940’s Pin up Hairstyles

Easy Victory rolls

How to do Victory Rolls in minutes. Easy to follow tutorial to help you create one of the iconic 1940’s hairstyles worn by American women in WW2 How to do Victory Rolls Video During WW2, the popular victory roll pin up hairstyle was playfully adopted by many women. The term victory hair was coined by …

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Questions Most Asked by Teenage Girls in the 1960’s

teenage girls most FAQ in the 1960's

Seventeen Magazine answers these FAQ’s by teenage girls in the early 1960’s. How to be pretty, how to style yourself. How to be more attractive to boys. Seventeen Magazine was considered every teenage girls best friend. Seventeen’s editor in chief Enid Haupt answers the most commonly asked questions by teenage girls. How to be pretty. …

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How to be Confident | Vintage Beauty Guide 1962

How to be confident and attractive

How to be confident and attractive by being well composed, and checking those bad habits. Hollywood beauty artist Ern Westmore offers advice. How to be Prettier – Vintage Masterclass Film Visualize yourself as you want to be – a self assured and self confident woman. By simply having a pretend conversation in front of a …

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Quick & Easy 1940’s Hair Snood Hairstyle

Easy-1940's-Hair-Snood-Hairstyle

Easy vintage inspired 1940’s hair snood hairstyle.Tia Semer shows us how to easily create this glamorous old Hollywood hair look with bobby pins. How to do a 1940’s Snood Hairstyle Video The snood was popularized in the late 1930’s and early 1940’s by Vivien Leigh in her portrayal as Scarlett O Hara in Gone with …

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Six Popular Skirt Types worn by 1940’s Women

Skirt types - 1940's fashion

Skirt types popular in 1940 as identified by Vogue magazine. Peplum skirt, the flounce skirt, the uneven skirt, tiered skirts, sarong skirt and Harem skirt Peplum Skirt This is the new look for afternoon: a straight-and-narrow line, broken by some kind of witchery in the skirt. Here, it’s a diagonal peplum – a reed slim …

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Vintage Christmas

Two punk girls at Christmas 1980's

Continuing our seasonal trip through time to Vintage Christmas past with found photos of women at Christmas. The styles, the tinsel and the glamour 1990’s Christmas Photographs The 1990’s, was quite a mixed bag for fashion. A terrible war in Bosnia not withstanding, it was a time of optimism and wealth. The music was great, …

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