I Miss My Long Hair!

Apr 03, 14 I Miss My Long Hair!

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Did you know you can follow my blog with Bloglovin? Going through old photos for #Remember this month, and I REALLY, REALLY, miss my long hair! I know, I made the decision to cut it off so short, and that is because I wanted to experiment with more authentic 50′s sets. But now I’m bored again and I miss the versatility...

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The cultural myth of Age Appropriate

Feb 21, 14 The cultural myth of Age Appropriate

Posted by in Beauty Advice & Tips, Hair

My fabulous new Long Curly Wig – in amazing Taro Purple ! I am not defined by my age. And I tell you what, that’s jolly lucky too or I’d have given up a while back. There is nothing so liberating to me as the pure joy and privilege, that comes from being able to create my own sense of self living here in...

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Daily Outfit – Peek a Boo Pin Up

Oct 30, 13 Daily Outfit – Peek a Boo Pin Up

Posted by in daily outfit, Hair, shopping

    There are some things you just can’t get enough of; and vintage styled leopard print is my weakness. Over the weekend I picked up this gorgeous Peek-A-Boo top from Powder Puff Boutique to add to my collection. I’d already bought the same top last winter in a baby pink lurex fabric and just loved it! This...

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Treasure of the Week – Vintage Curlers

Oct 09, 13 Treasure of the Week – Vintage Curlers

Posted by in Hair, Vintage Shopping

Do you remember ever having your hair set with vintage curlers by mum? Oh the nostalgia that can be found in one little box… It doesn’t take much to make me happy. Even though I do love champagne and caviar, it’s often the little treasures uncovered that give me the hit of joy I need. Yes, to so many they’d...

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Can you do vintage hairstyles with naturally curly hair?

Oct 07, 13 Can you do vintage hairstyles with naturally curly hair?

Posted by in Hair, watch me

I’m always surprised when I have clients with naturally curly hair, that they have so little idea what to do with it. Then I remind myself; I used to have hair like this when I was younger and had just as much frustration. I would iron it, gel it, slick it and go to bed wearing a hat, all in the hopes of waking up with...

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The Perfect Vintage Hair Cut – The Middy and How to Style It.

Oct 01, 13 The Perfect Vintage Hair Cut – The Middy and How to Style It.

Posted by in 1940, 1950, 1960, Hair, Tutorials-Video, watch me

    There is so much talk on the vintage pages of the internet about “what is the perfect hair cut for vintage“? While there is no single answer, given we all have preferences for different eras, different hair types and different lifestyles; the most often recommended style is The Middy Cut.  There are...

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SKM Says – Today I Answer The Hairy Questions

Sep 30, 13 SKM Says – Today I Answer The Hairy Questions

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In Today’s episode of Super Kawaii Mama says, I tackle some rather hairy questions…   Doing vintage styles on very curly hair Lash extensions – Yay or Nay? Going Grey – Is it O.K? My opinion on facial...

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Daily Outfit. Classic 50s Sweater Girl Glamour.

Sep 20, 13 Daily Outfit. Classic 50s Sweater Girl Glamour.

Posted by in 1950, daily outfit, Hair

  Yes, I am still so in love with this hair cut! Today’s look was achieved with a simple pin curl set. I actually set it a couple of days ago and this is the result after the usual night time ‘roll-up’. So every evening I spend five minutes rolling my curls back up, then three minutes of a morning just...

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My Middy Hair Cut. The Perfect Cut for Vintage Sets.

Since 1997 I have been trying to get this hair cut. Like many of you I have all kinds of pictures, illustrations and even original cutting diagrams. So the questions is, after such a very long time, why have I never been able to get this cut to happen correctly?  Although I’ve had some fabulous hairdressers over the years, I...

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Adventures in becoming a red head

Jul 21, 13 Adventures in becoming a red head

Posted by in Hair, sponsors, Tutorials-Video

A Nuffnang sponsored post I’ve been learning a whole heap of new hair skills recently, in order to expand my knowledge base from styling into cutting and even colouring. Having brave friends certainly helps when it comes to putting these things to the test.  With the release of the new Garnier Olia range, Olia asked me if I’d be...

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