Posts Tagged: hair

Farrah Fawcett’s Hair on Herbal Blossoms Shampoo, 1975

I think that model and actress Farrah Fawcett had the most magnificent hair EVER. So, of course, she scored many modeling contracts showcasing her mane in hair care advertisements of the 1970s. Wella Herbal Blossoms shampoo seemed like a knockoff of the popular Clairol Herbal Essence shampoo. I really don’t remember it at all, but… Read more »

Gray in the Time of Quarantine

Okay peeps, this time I think I am really doing it. Going gray, that is. I have tried a couple times before, but eventually was drawn back into the allure of sparkling bright colored hair. This time I think it’s for keeps though. I last colored my hair in November of 2019. I used L’Oreal… Read more »

Vintage 70s Gold Formula Breck Shampoo

Breck shampoo was still really popular in the 1970s, but they did seem to capture the zeitgeist of the times with their ‘natural’ focus. Gold Formula Breck supposedly had far less detergent, and far more ‘natural’ ingredients. It was intended to get out the dirt, but leave the ‘natural’ shine. I used Breck shampoo religiously… Read more »

Breck Creme Rinse for Beautiful Hair, 1974

I must admit that even though I used Breck shampoo religiously in the 60s and 70s, I never really understood what creme rinse was. They heavily advertised its virtues; eliminating snarls, giving spectacular shine and blissful body. And this 1974 ad is really pretty, with a golden-haired model catching the eyes of two men. Her… Read more »