Redheads like Lucille Ball weren’t the only ones to dye their hair in the 1940’s or before. Check out this article from October 1949, talking about pink, blue and other colors in New York from the Helena Rubinstein Salon. Matching dresses as well as hats was being tried amongst society ladies.

Katy Perry and and Kelly Osbourne didn’t start the trend–though it well could have been their great-grandmothers.

If you’d like to try a radical change in color or an expert vintage hair style, we know of one local expert–Laura Piercefield of Be Salon who can turn any hairstyle photo into reality!

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