When I was composing the hair posts, my brother, Shiv, decided to do an illustration of Jabakusum Hair Oil for the blog. Here is the illustration: He joined tumblr to post it (hinotoridawn) but I don’t think he quite likes … Continue reading
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Tagged artwork, Bengal, hair, hair oil, illustration, Jabakusum, Jabakusum Hair Oil, Shiv M
I had a bit of a meandering look at the history of hairstyles in India on tumblr and as always this post collates it on wordpress. curnakuntala (Sanskrit): locks or ringlets hair style. alaka-avali (Sanskrit): hair arrangement in spiral locks … Continue reading
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Tagged Bollywood hairstyles, combing hair, curly hair, early 20th century, flowers in the hair, hair, hair accessories, hair jewellery, hair oil, indian hair, Indian hairstyles, indian sculpture, indian style, Indo Greek, loose hair, medieval India, Miniature Paintings, parted hair, plait, retro hairstyles, vintage hairstyles, wavy hair, wet hair
Gharara/Sharara…still confused by the many definitions. Raghu adds a few more explanations to 1950s hairstyles. Bengal’s laterite soil makes for Japanese dye. Please admire Waheeda – X and X.
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Tagged 17th century, 1950s, gharara, hair, hairstyle, Indian hairstyles, japanese dyes, plaits, sharara, Waheeda Rehman
Hairstyles of the 1950s. 1951 to be precise, this is from a Diwali Special edition of Ananda Vikatan. Almost all styles you will note use flowers or jewels for ornamentation. Click to view full size. The translations of the captions … Continue reading
Posted in 1950s, fashion, Flowers, Hair, Indian Dress, Indian fashion, Magazine, Tamil, vintage fashion
Tagged 1950s, 1951, Ananda Vikatan, Braid, flowers, hair, hairstyles, indian, Indian fashion, sangeethas, South India, Tamil Nadu, vintage indian fashion
Simple Braids, Updos and flowers in her hair. All at tumblr.
Posted in 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, 20th century, Ancient India, Early 20th Century, fashion, Flowers, Hair, Tumblr
Tagged flowers, flowers for the hair, gajra, hair, hairstyles, Indian Women, jasmine, women