Old Hollywood Beauty

3 Chic Ways Marion Cotillard Does Retro

French Actress Marion Cotillard is so chic in my opinion. Her classic face and effortless, minimalist retro style are easy to mimic which makes her a fabulous modern vintage icon. She just does such a great job of nailing vintage in a contemporary world. I

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New Year’s Day Vintage Beauty Survival Kit

New Year’s Day Vintage Beauty Survival Kit Fast, fabulous beauty even with the biggest champagne hangover… Gloria Swanson in Sunset Boulevard was my inspiration for this blog post. In the movie she is constantly swaddled in some sort of leopard print. It is either her

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1960s Style Icon: Hayley Mills

I have been doing research for a project that brought me across Hayley Mills recently and I had forgotten what a vintage hair icon she is. She had some very simple haircuts that always made her look like the cutest little 1960s pixie. I love

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Easy vintage summer hairstyle

Easy Vintage Summer Hair

When it’s too hot, you need an easy vintage summer hairstyle. It is too hot. It is too hot to put on makeup. It is too hot to mess with pin curls under the dryer. It is too hot to try to get perfect curls.

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The Vintage Queen of Halloween

I’d like to dedicate this day and post to the vintage queen of Halloween, Yvonne De Carlo. Born Margaret Yvonne Middleton in Canada, De Carlo assumed her estranged father’s last name when she started her showgirl career to create a more sophisticated image. Her career

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Welcome to the Bobby Pin Blog! I am Lauren Rennells and as a hairstylist, makeup artist, writer, and generally artistic over-achiever, the Bobby Pin Blog is my outlet for thoughts and research about vintage hair and makeup trends and how to recreate them today. Thank you for stopping by!

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