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history………. repeat’s itself

Cosmetology is one of the oldest and most honorable of all professions.  Since the very dawn of time, human beings have attempted to beautify themselves and have regarded their hair designs as one of the marks of culture……..

                                                         ~ miriam cordwell & marion rudoy

                                                       Botticelli’s coif  (1500)

Sandro Botticelli’s coif, seen above, shows one of the first rituals of pattern making in the hair.  Hair design is said to predate all other forms of art.  The specific pattern also known as a braid has been popular ever since, especially in this past year, on the 2010 runways…


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