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January 5, 2017

Inside Vintage Beauty Salons From the 1950s and 1960s

The way to beauty in the 1950s was not the most attractive. But the admiring glances were worth it. The 1950s woman went to the beauty shop for special facial treatments, bringing a look of health and youth.

An appointment at a hair salon for a shampoo and set was a weekly highlight for many women during the 1950s and '60s. Once husbands headed for their offices and children made their way to school, wives and mothers left their homes to spend an hour or more in the company of their regular stylist. They emerged with tidied-up versions of the same iconic hairstyle with which they entered the salon–the bouffant.



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