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A good hairstyle helps create the perfect impression. Sarah shares some appropriate hairstyles for women in Spain during the late 15th and early 16th centuries.
Iberian women pursued beauty and the feminine ideal as much as ladies today. Sarah explores the makeup and cosmetics used in 15th and 16th century Spain.
Period makeup is probably the most overlooked part in a re-enactors outfit, but Elisa walks us through the process for the mid-17th century.
In her final chapter on spectacular Romantic Era hair, Lynn demystifies two more hairstyles, including the infamous Apollo's Knot.
It can be difficult to find examples of daytime hairstyles in paintings and fashion plates, but Lynn can show us how to make some.
The Romantic Era had some of the most intricate and eye-catching hairstyles you'll ever want to copy. Lynn explains a few styles.
The Romantic Era, 1815-1840, has some of the most iconic hairstyles of any period. Lynn shows us how to create the look for ourselves.
The late 1910s, and WWI, saw a huge change in hairstyles. Lynn gives us step-by-step instructions for some classic late 'teens looks.
The 1910s were a decade of rapid change in fashion and hairstyling. Lynn show us how to create several pretty hairstyles of the period.
A new Stuart wardrobe requires new hair to go with it. Elisa researches and recreates the iconic signature hairstyle of the mid-17th century.
Wigs come in dozens of colors, but sometimes the perfect shade remains elusive. Elizabeth shows us how to dye a synthetic wig to recreate historical hairstyles.
Nobody wants a wardrobe malfunction on their head. Liz shows us how to put on a wig, keep it there, and make it look pretty.
A great costume deserves a great head of hair. Liz shows us how to get started styling wigs - straightening, curling, storing, and tools you need.
In Part 2, Lynn shows how to make several more hairstyles, add the finishing touches, and make the wigs removable.
Lynn shows how to display your hats like a museum would, by making paper wigs for headforms.
Step-by-step instructions, with photos, for recreating five late Victorian evening hairstyles. All are suitable for the Natural Form era.
Lynn continues her series on Natural Form Era Victorian hairpieces by showing step-by-step how to create a curly hairpiece, pin curls and curly bangs.
How to make several must-have Victorian hairpieces from an inexpensive but lifelike synthetic hair. Let's start by making a switch.
Modern hair is often a momentary affair: wash, dry, and go. For the Victorian woman, however, hair was not just an inconvenience or an afterthought: it was practically a religion...
Always dreamed of having one of those towering 18th century wigs? Some lessons from a workshop.