Cats Like Us Blog — Hair

Resources : Tips For Mens Rockabilly Hair

Posted Andrew Davis Hair Style

Whether you have a pompadour, side part, psycho pomp or just slick it back, most likely you use some sort of styling product, like pomade. Even gals will use pomade for their Victory Rolls! We get a lot of questions on how to use the pomades and though we're very knowledgable in-store and via other blogs we've written, we believe more information on the matters of hair can be very useful! Here are some great visual tools to help you achieve your perfect mens retro hair! Layrite product used in the video is the Original Layrite Hair Pomade.  Layrite product...

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Retro (Hair) Style: An Ode to the Beehive

Posted Meagan Kyla Hendrickson Hair Style

On June 10th 2016 the world mourned Margaret Vinci Heldt, the creator of the iconic beehive hairstyle. A woman who teased and volumized the hair world in the 1960s into new heights, taking inspiration from a conical black velvet fez hat! She describes the style as, "tall wrap-around crown, creating a circular silhouette with high-rise accents." I love that she notes, "I don't know how we could have done it without hair spray". The beehive took the world by storm and had women feeling taller, elegant and refined. Just think it was one of Modern Beauty Shop Magazine's (now Modern Salon) fashion editors...

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Hair : How To Get That Rockin' Hair

Posted Meagan Kyla Hendrickson Hair

I know a lot of you dames are pondering, "How can I achieve those rockin' retro inspired hair-do's?". Vintage hairstyles like Victory Rolls can be challenging. I wanted to take the fear out out of giving these styles a try with suggesting some resources that can help you achieve vintage-inspired hair looks to match your retro-licious clothing from Cats Like Us.   Image source: Pixabay     One of the nicest modern resources I've seen in print is the Vintage Hairstyling Book : retro styles with step-by-step techniques by Lauren Rennells. This book has wonderful bright pictures, simple to follow instructions...

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Orange Hair!

Posted Julie Ann Davis Hair

So I've been dying parts of my hair for years now and decided to go a little more drastic--- I had all of my hair dyed completely bright orange. Originally I thought about going blue or Cats Like Us turquoise, but I felt that those colors are a little more high maintenance. Orange is close to red hair, and even if it fades it won't get too weird. Plus orange is my favorite color!     The Process In our years of being open I have met many talented stylists and colorists. For a project this big I decided to...

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Retro Hair Styling : How To Fold A Bandana

Posted Meagan Kyla Hendrickson Hair Style

I wear a lot of bandana's in my hair and even when I'm not wearing one, I get asked, "How do you fold your bandana's?". I have done many mini tutorial's for our in-store customers, so here's something that I hope will help all of our wonderful customers! Step 1 : Lay bandana on a flat surface Step 2: Fold in half, corner to corner to create a triangle. Step 3: Fold the bottom point half way up the triangle.  Step 4: Fold up again as the band width should then be between 4-5 inches, depending on your preference. Step 5: Flip it...

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Vintage Inspired Hairstyles Made Easy with Scarves

Posted Julie Ann Davis Hair Style

I love scarves because they are so versatile for an easy, vintage inspired old hollywood look. Especially the new ones we just got in! http://shop.catslikeus.com/search?q=sash They are long enough you can wear them as belts, neck scarves and hair scarves. Here's a quick picture guide that works for long or short hair to get your creative juices going... Wrap the scarf around the top of your head to underneath your hair at the nape of your neck, and tie in a knot, letting the tails hang in the back.   Here's a version the same idea. Wrap the scarf around...

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Cock Grease vs Layrite: Water Based Pomades

Posted Andrew Davis Behind the scenes Hair

Hello Ladies and Gents… Well mostly the Gents, the name is Jonny Pomade and I’m here to review.....well…Pomade. I would first like to say that I’m a Pomade Addict. I’ve been using the stuff for years and there’s no end in sight. For those who do not know what pomade is.. ..Wikipedia describes it as a “Waxy and Greasy substance used to style hair”. I’ll admit that’s a fairly dead on description. Pomade can be used to shape a persons hair into many different styles, most commonly the Pompadour.  I recently had the pleasure to try out two different water-based...

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Hair : Danna Up Do's

Posted Meagan Kyla Hendrickson Hair Style

Hair Danna's are a great alternative to a plain ol' bandana. These cute creations by Lil' Darlin' Accessories aren't just for those bad hair days anymore! The Hair Danna's are a versatile accessory that can be paired with any look from; a casual t-shirt and jean outfit for a car show, or paired with a sexy black wiggle dress for a hot date. They're also a great way to hide those roots while in between salon visits. *Wink* Julie Ann gave me an awesome compliment on my bandana wearing skills, she said to me, “Your hair always looks so good in a...

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Hair : Vintage Styling For A Modern Gal

Posted Meagan Kyla Hendrickson Hair Style

I love watching movies from the 40s and 50s, not only for the wonderful clothing, but for the fabulous hairstyles. The golden era of Hollywood was such a magical time when womens hair was always perfectly coiffed, rolled and waved to perfection. The ladies that are my hair inspiration are; Elizabeth Taylor, Betty Grable, Lucille Ball and the infamous Bettie Page. I love vintage hairstyling as it's a way to add some glamour to a special occasion dress, or just to try something new and eye catching. I'm always experimenting with my hair and here are a few tips and tricks I've learned...

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Hair : How To Rock A Snood

Posted Meagan Kyla Hendrickson Hair Style

Whaaaaaa? What the heck is a Snood?! A snood is basically a fancy hair net, worn at the crown of the head that keeps your hair back and away from your face. Were you at Viva Las Vegas and saw ladies rockin' 'lunch lady chic' and were totally confused? Those fine ladies were giving a salute to the ladies of the 30s and 40s, who wore Snoods in their hair during the World War II era. Since most everything was rationed during the war, women wore Snoods as a statement of support for their war time commitment. Even though Snoods...

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