Showing posts from November, 2009

Rockabilly Hair for the Holidays

The dressy trend in updos is the Female Rockabilly Hairstyle. This hairstyle is inspired by the fashion style of the 1950’s called Rockabilly.  Music artists in the 1950’s made this style popular and female actors and artist like Lucille Ball, Doris Day, Elizabeth Taylor and others trended the hairstyle.
There is a fabulous article on BellaSugar on how to acheive perfect Rockabilly Hair. And there description is right on queue: "Rockabilly hair can best be described as a modern take on the bun—but it has more height, added texture, and just a little bit of edginess, since the look doesn't require every single hair to be in place."

The look can easily be created at home by following these five simple steps:
Use a little bit of Phytovolume Actif Maximizing Volume Spray while blow-drying hair to give it shape and height. Next, Isolate a section of hair at the top and spritz it with a firm hold hairspray. Then, wrap hair around four hot rollers and let it set for fifteen min…

The Artwork of El Gato Gomez

I love presenting the gifts of all our customers.  Check out The Art of El Gato Gomez; Retro Inspired Artist.  He is an artist and designer with a passion for mid-century modernist design principles. He says, " I have adored that awesome retro style since I was just a little kid and the obsession has just ballooned over the years."  It's Christmas, if you are looking to find a great original piece of artwork for someone, and you want to help an aspiring artist, check out his work.   His work is  on Ebay: The Art of El Gato Gomez; Retro Inspired Artist and his personal site: El Gato Gomez where  he offers original works for sale.  (I love the cats : )  )