La Marguerite Beauty Shop

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 24
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1992
Type Text
Format application/pdf
Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 325222
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Title La Marguerite Beauty Shop
Description ma tely an inch by three inches, with a slit through the lengthwise center*, tit next to the head, and attached to it on the top was a niGtal bracket , tfie same shape, but It was the slit (felt and metal) that'the hair was brought end of the felt-metal. The operator had a tiny awl-like wind the hair around the roller and not straggle loosely. When loose ends were discovered, she quietly cut them off. nothing was said. The hair was pulled through the slit wrapped around a roller and with the awl-likc instrument, the operator helped each strand of hair get wrapped around the roller, and rolled until the ends of the roller fit into the slotted end of the felt-metal bracket on the head. The clamps from the machine were brought down to all over the head until the head was very heavy with metal. The process completed, electricity was turned on, Limed and when finished, the perm was done. The problem was that the clamps would get very hot and would sometimes be touching the head and burn the head, so the to blow cool air onto the offended or burned spot to help get it cooled. curling iron as we would know them today. Then, the sat on the table and which had a hole the diameter and length of the curling iron and heated the iron to just the right temperature, which Marguerite tested by smell. just a little. The hair was placed in the iron just as it is today with a curling iron and then unrolled snu with skilled hands could be formed into very narrow waves all over the head. At that time, it was a very fashionable way to wear the hair and only the most "hip" people would go to the expense of having it done. 66
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Identifier 080_La Marguerite Beauty Shop.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 24
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325128
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