Historical Wig Styling: Ancient Egypt to the 1830s

1st Edition

Allison Lowery

Routledge
Published April 11, 2013
Reference - 280 Pages
ISBN 9780240821238 - CAT# Y141484
Series: The Focal Press Costume Topics Series

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Summary

Let Historical Wig Styling be your guide to creating beautiful, historically accurate hairstyles for your productions and events. Chapters begin with artwork of historic figures that influenced the look of each period. Detailed step-by-step instructions explain how to create their iconic hairstyles, illustrated by photographs showing the finished look from every angle.

This volume covers hairstyles from Ancient Egypt through Biedermeier styles of the 1820s and 30s. Learn how to create hairstyles worn by

-Ancient Egyptians

-Ancient Grecians

-Ancient Romans

-Medieval maidens

-Renaissance beauties

-Georgian fops

-and so many more!

You’ll also learn about the necessary supplies and styling products needed to create the perfect coif, tips for proper wig handling, and basic styling techniques useful when working with wigs or real hair. Give your production the look of authenticity with tips from this gorgeous wig styling guide!

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