DIY · Hair · Hair & Beauty · Perfect Your Pinup · Tips & tricks

Match bobby pins to any hair color cheap & easy | PERFECT YOUR PINUP

Every vintage hairstyle-lover knows it all depends on bobby pins. You’ll probably end up using more than anticipated, so to hide them, you’re gonna want them to closely match your hair color. Unfortunately, when it comes to bobby pin colors, options are very limited. Besides the standard black, brown and “blonde” bobby pins, there usually… Continue reading Match bobby pins to any hair color cheap & easy | PERFECT YOUR PINUP

DIY · Separates · Styling · Themed outfits

Not perky – Wednesday Addams-inspired Halloween outfit

It’s October: time to kick off the spooky season! You can better start planning your Halloween outfit now to make sure you’ve got your look all sorted out in time. In contrast to my usual colorful style, I want to use these next weeks of October to share some darker looks with you. I’m starting… Continue reading Not perky – Wednesday Addams-inspired Halloween outfit

DIY · Hair · Hair & Beauty · Styling · Tutorial

The Gibson Roll Explained

With the outbreak of World War II, women became employed in all kinds of war-related efforts and jobs. Beside the hazardous aspect of long hair when working in factories, women also had to deal with rationing during wartime. However, their creativity gave rise to some iconic hairstyles. The Gibson roll originally dates back from the… Continue reading The Gibson Roll Explained

DIY · Hair & Beauty · Makeup · Tutorial

DIY Half Moon Manicure

Today I’m bringing something different to the blog: an easy little DIY tutorial. When going for the complete pinup look, nails cannot be overlooked. Most of you might immediately envision the perfect half moon manicure of burlesque queen Dita Von Teese. Making it her signature finishing touch, Dita revived this classic vintage manicure style. The… Continue reading DIY Half Moon Manicure