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This is a Dakota Prairie Treasures Republication Book (reprint) I've created from my Personal Collection of over 36+ (and counting!) Rare Vintage Hair Styling Books.

Our Collection of Republication Books range in date of origin from the mid 1800's to the mid 1900's. They are quite the help for persons who are into historical reenactment or just love the historically accurate, and forever breathtakingly classic, hair styles.

The Technique & Art of Marcel Waving

Spiral Bound Book Republication™

Originally published 1926!

Why Buy Just One?

Receive a 50% shipping discount, on all items in your order after the first purchase, providing all are paid for in a single payment as invoiced!

Up for your consideration is another marvelous Dakota Prairie Treasures Spiral Bound Republication™ of our original 1930's, "The Technique & Art of Marcel Waving!" There are 80 pages of instructions, plus scores of line and charcoal drawings on how to achieve the beguiling, bewitching and ultra-feminine 20's hairstyles! Enclosed in this Dakota Prairie Treasures Republication is a fine variety of styles and variations of Flapper Era coifs of which were all the rage in 1926! Bobs galore and glamour at its best! (Original is NOT for sale)

So it's time to break out your scissors and bobby pins! Get to work recreating the exotic and ultra-feminine flapper hairstyles of the 1920's to wow that special man of yours!

Or, better yet, just tantalize them all!!!

Our new line of Spiral Bound Book Republications™ oh-so-conveniently lie flat while in use!

This is a unbelievably nice touch if you have every tried to work while your hands are full of your in-progress project. As an avid reader myself my personal experience prompted my choice of spiral binding for it's ease-of-use alone. We believe you'll love it too!

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**Producing the best Spiral Bound Book Republications since 1999!**

Just in time for the next seasons' fresh, new looks!

Why spend $100's on a book to recreate the 50's hairstyles when Dakota Prairie Treasures can provide you with a Spiral Bound Book with the best in-depth information for a fraction of the cost?

This item is a great resource for those who are post-WWI and 1920's era historical reenactment enthusiasts, stage and theatre hairdressers, students of historical hair styles, etc!

Contains clear and detailed information by William F Zentler

An excerpt:

"Modern Method of Marcel Waving

Since the introduction of Marcel Waving, it has undergone a number of changes, so that today it differs somewhat from the system as it was first practiced. These changes naturally have brought improvements, so that the system as outlined in this book is much easier of accomplishment than the old, more or less intricate plan as laid down by the originator

Contrary to the general belief, marcel waving is not difficult to learn and to perform if the proper fundamental instruction in the use of the instruments (comb and iron) are practiced until thoroughly mastered. From then its perfection is simply a matter of practice. One does not need to be a genius to learn this art, and anyone with average intelligence can master it..."

Table of Contents:
Chapter 1


History of Hair Waving

Character of the Marcel Wave

The Original or Finger Method of Marcel Waving

Modern Method of Marcel Waving

Chapter 2

Instruments and Their Manipulation

The Comb

Holding the Comb

The Marcel Iron

Heating the Iron

Handling the Iron

Chapter 3

The Technique of the Marcel Wave

The Six Movements for the Execution of a Marcel Wave

Formula for the Six Movements

Joining or Matching the Waves

Direction a Left and Right Wave

Dropping a Wave

Chapter 4

Adapting the Technique of Marcel Waving to an Actual Coiffure

The Straight Back Marcel Wave

Marcel Wave with Dip on Forehead

Horseshoe Marcel

Marcel Waving for a Center Parting

Marcel Waving for a High Parting

Short Center Parting with Bangs

Center Parting Marcel for High Forehead

Marcel Waving the Boyish Bob

Marcel Wave for Cross Parting Coiffure

Simple Marcel Wave for Side Parting

Horseshoe Wave with Bang

Marcel Wave for a Short Low Parting

A Youthful Waved Evening Coiffure

Marcel Wave for Bob Effect

A Novel Arrangement of Side Waves

Evening Coiffure with Waved Swathe

So it's time to break out your comb and curling iron! Get to work recreating the exotic and ultra-feminine bobbed hairstyles of the 1920's to wow that special man of yours!

Or, better yet, just tantalize them all!!!

This item's extensive information is representative of the types of hair dresser and stylist expertise of earlier feminine American, French and European cultures! If you're into nostalgia like I am you will have many hours of enjoyment with this fascinating walk down history's coifing path just the way your grandmothers did!

What a historically educational and delightful hair art instructional piece this is!

The hairdressers of earlier times put their hands to such marvelous styles and now you can too! There are many beautiful haircut and styling choices which are sure to delight yourself or your beauty shop customers! These instructions are very clear and easy to follow and yet the experience beauty school operator will be capable of altering as per individual needs and artistic whim.

The Spiral Bound Book Republication™ you will receive is representative of the types of hairdressing expertise of earlier genteel and feminine American and European culture! If you're into nostalgia like I am you will have many hours of enjoyment recreating these ultra-feminine hairstyles for yourself or your customers, just the way your great-grandmothers did!

Check out Dakota Prairie Treasures' current 36+ (and growing!) list of Retro Hair Styling Spiral Bound Book Republications™ for your creative beautician work pleasure!

1926 Hairstyles Book Roaring 20s Flapper Marcel Wave Hair Styles DIY Beautician Reenactment



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