Hair Accouterment of Kazakstan NationalityJanuary 1, 2012Silver made,160g(Kazakstan nationality,prevailing in Xinyuan County in Xinjiang Autonomous Region of PRC).Hand made by folk artists.Employs flower-shaped enchasing,inlaying,and enamel firing techniques.Used as hair decoration for brides.
Hair Ornaments of Ancient ChinaJanuary 1, 2012Before the Qing Dynasty, both Chinese men and women would wear their hair in a coiled bun and use a hairpin to keep it in place. And women's hair ornaments were more exquisite than men's. A variety of women's hairpin styles were recorded in ancient documents, including hairpins, hair clasps, buyaos (hairpins with pendants) and gold flowers etc.
Collections of Hair OrnamentsJanuary 1, 2012Collections of hair ornaments
Hair CareJanuary 1, 2012Modern-day mental workers are often worried about hair loss due to excessive use of the brain. In fact, many scholars and men of letters of ancient times also suffered from the same problem.
Historical Hair Ornaments and Their Social ConnotationsJanuary 1, 2012Hairpins and hair clasps were everyday embellishments in old China. During the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing Dynasties (1644-1911), women's hair ornaments expressed traditional Chinese thought and culture in exquisite, sophisticated techniques.
Charmingly ‘Now‘ HairstylesJanuary 1, 2012Nowadays, a hairstyle reveals personality and expression of emotion. As careless those hairstyles look, they are actually conceived with a lot of hard thinking and meticulous choices.
Hairstyles of A Changing SocietyJanuary 1, 2012In the 50s and 60s, the "Liberation Hairstyle," Double Braids and "Movement Hair" were each in vogue for several years in turn. In the late 70s, waved hairstyle became a sudden emergence, sweeping all the large and medium-sized.
Strong Pursuit of BeautyJanuary 1, 2012In 1934, the Kuomintang's National Government initiated the New Life Movement, aiming to reform people's daily life with the principle of "tidy, clear, simple, plain, fast and realistic."
Fashionable BeautiesJanuary 1, 2012Between the 1920 and 1930, the permanent wave appeared in large cities such as Shanghai, Beijing and Nanjing. Female fashion slaves swarmed to the hairdressers to have their hair waved and some had dye—jobs.
The Popularization of Western Waved HairstylesJanuary 1, 2012With the Western influence spreading to the East, most modern beauties in big cities wore their hair waved. In the 20s, the short-cut hairstyle gradually became vogue.
Hair EmbroideryJanuary 1, 2012Hailed as a "unique skill of the world", hair embroidery is one of the gems of Chinese embroideryart, together with Su embroidery, Xiang embroidery, Yue embroidery and Shu embroidery. As the name indicates, hair embroidery refers to embroidery where human hair is used as a thread instead of other materials. Since Chinese people generally have black hair, embroidery is also called "Moxiu" (black embroidery).
'Barometers' of Fashion: Chinese Women's Hairstyles Change; Reflect Altering Trends Over Past 60 YearsDecember 14, 2011During the past 60-plus years, great changes have occurred in Chinese women's lives, and those changes have been suitably illustrated by the changes in Chinese women's hairstyles. During the early years of New China (founded on October 1, 1949), women had few hairstyle options.
Hard to Have Our Hair Short CutDecember 13, 2011In 1919, the anti-imperialism and antifeudalism May 4th Movement broke out in China. With the introduction of the Western ideas of democracy and science, some intellectual women accepted ideas about women's emancipation, which awakening their self-consciousness.
Behind the Changing HairstylesDecember 13, 2011Whether plaited,cut short, waved or dyed, women's changing hairstyles are influenced by the trend of the times, emotional needs and individual personalities.
Liberation HairstyleDecember 13, 2011In the 50s and 60s, the "Liberation Hairstyle," Double Braids and "Movement Hair" were each in vogue for several years in turn. In the late 70s, waved hairstyle became a sudden emergence, sweeping all the large and medium-sized. The earliest popular hairstyle of the post revolution period was the short-cut worn by the female soldiers in the Liberated Areas.