Cats Like Us Blog — Hair

Mohawks and Side Cuts : A Vintage Hair Styling Guide

Posted Meagan Kyla Hendrickson Hair Style

Let's talk about hair! People are often surprised when they see my hair at weddings, dressy functions and swing dances, because I currently have a have a side cut (I'm growing out the other side of my mohawk) and I like to crimp and tease my hair, yet I also love to incorporate vintage hair styles into my look. If you're looking to give vintage styling a try for a a pin-up photo shoot, Viva Las Vegas or just to explore something new, I hope these tips and advice are useful!   If you're gal like me, who may have an...

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American Greaser Supply Review

Posted Andrew Davis Behind the scenes Hair

Hello folks, Jonny Pomade again. Today I’m here to do a three-part review on the new pomade Cats Like Us is carrying. American Greaser Supply has been around for years and has always put out a high quality product. I’ve personally have been using them since the beginning of my pompadour days way back in 2002, but they’ve been making pomade since 1997! American Greaser Supply has three “weights” of pomade, ranging from 40w to Super 90w with 90w being right in the middle. First I’d like to start off reviewing the "Super 90w". This stuff is STIFF! I have...

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Retro Vintage Style For Beginners

Posted Andrew Davis Fashion Hair Style

 At Cats Like Us we often get questions about 'how-to' dress in retro styles, often with people being a bit shy or embarassed as they don't know where to start. While it can be intimidating, there is nothing to fear with wanting to express yourself with retro styled clothing. Whether you're interested in infusing a few pieces into your current wardrobe or are looking for a complete style overhaul, have no fear-Cats Like Us is here! Boomerang Halter Swing Dress by Bettie Page Clothing A few things to ask yourself are; what attracts you to the retro vintage clothing styles...

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Retro Hair: Style Ideas For A Turban

Posted Meagan Kyla Hendrickson Hair Style

"The Turban came into style starting in 1936 and were consider the hat style of fashionable American women in 1940 according to Vogue. It was a style that could be high fashion or low fashion depending on materials and decorations. At its simplest it was a long piece of fabric knotted at the forehead and tucked back under to form a wide bow." -Vintage Dancer The turban hat being in fashion during the wartime era of World War II was bore out of necessity. Often, a turban was worn by factory workers to keep their hair off the face and away...

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How to Care for Hair Flowers and Bows

Posted Julie Ann Davis Hair Style

If you’re like me you tend to buy, make, and trade hair flowers and bows with girlfriends. They are a nice, retro inspired finishing touch to an outfit and look great on all hair lengths and textures--but how do you take care of them and store them? (How not to store them, thrown into a drawer!)   When you buy hair flowers or bows, even before you wear them, be sure to examine how they’re made. Some are better put together than others and depending on what they’re made from, you may want to add a little “TLC” of your...

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