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My sister's prom is in two weeks, and she is planning to go dressed as a flapper. The problem is that we can't seem to find a suitable harstyle for her because she does not want to cut her curly, shoulder length hair. She plans to wear a hat or headband. Any suggestions?
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Hi Janet. I am infatuated with styles of the 40's, 50's and 60's. My wardrobe is bursting with beautiful vintage finds, but i'm having trouble doing my hair and makeup. I want to re-create the looks of the movie startlets, but need major help!
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I have been looking for some good images of short Vidal Sassoon haircuts from the sixties and I am having a really hard time. I know there was a coffee table book about the 60's that had fabulous photos but I can't find it or the name of the publisher. Can you help?
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I love experimenting with all sorts of different styles of makeup. Recently I've become obsessed with trying to recreate the look of the 20s and 30s starlets (but without plucking my eyebrows.) I'm having a lot of trouble trying to get this right. Any tips?
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I found an authentic fifties tea length, pouffy, strapless dress for the prom, and have been able to find appropriate shoes, gloves, and a bag for the style, but I haven't been able to find an appropriate hairstyle to match. Could you help? I have medium-long hair.
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I want to get my hair cut like Marilyn Monroe's but can't find any pictures of her haircut. Also, what would I have to use to get my hair so blondish white?
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I've been trying to make myself up like a 20s Flapper lately. I have the clothes and makeup down, but I can't seem to get my hair to look right! It's the right length, but looking through pictures they did other things to their hair besides just cutting it--a popular look seems to have been straight hair worn close to the head at the top but curled around the ears and neck. I can not figure out how anybody managed to do these styles!!
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I am a freshman in high school and am in the production of Guys and Dolls. i am having such a hard time with the hair! i have the perfect dress, shoes, everything, its just the hair thats the problem. i have shoulderlegnth CURLY hair, and i dont know what i should do with it, any ideas? thnx so much! ill keep in touch!
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What are the different hairstyles of the 1970s?
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I love the silent film starlet look. I've got everything down except for the pallor mortis. How did women achieve the ultra white skin back then? I've been using an over the counter skin whitener, but I wondering if there were other options.
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I have seen a lot of snoods online in fun colors and think that wearing one would be a great solution for bad hair days. What are some ways I could wear a snood without looking like I should be at a renaissance fair?
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I have found a beautiful 1940's dress for prom and would love to look the part of a 40's starlet, but I am having difficulty in finding something to do with my hair and makeup. Any suggestions would be great!
thank you,Brittany
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Janet Pytowski Janet Pytowski is a freelance fashion and beauty writer. She is the President of VIDCAT Productions, a company specializing in runway and archival fashion footage. Her company produced the documentary "Fashion Flashbacks!" that highlights fashion newsreels from the 1950s-1960s. Janet is a Press member of Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week and a Co-Founder of FASHIONDIG.

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