This is the final set of photos from my Lacis adventure(for more, see my Flickr account) that I am sharing with you as part of Vintage Thingies Thursday. I was delighted to find an original Marcelwaver hot iron that made the 1920s woman with bobbed hair a set of picture-perfect undulating waves, known first as "undulation marcel" and later as "marcel waves". Suffice to say that along with bobby pins and the permanent wave this invention revolutionized women's hairstyles in the 1920s:
at a cost less than 2c -- and brings out your best individual charm"
If you are interested you can do a little web searching to find out more about the history of this iron, invented in 1875 by Marcel Grateau, and also take a look at the numerous books (such as the well-known Vintage Hairstyling), and web sites devoted to 1920s and 1930s hairstyling should you be interested in making your own set of waves. I was charmed by the set of photos included with the hot iron to help the home hairstylist create her hairdo:
The Marcelwaver brings us to the end of this three-part Vintage Thingies Thursday series. I hope that you enjoyed it, and don't forget to check some of the other great VTT posts on Coloradolady's blog!