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Laura Jane Atelier

Everyday Beauty Items that have changed through time

Everyday Beauty Items that have changed through time

The Evolution of Everyday Beauty Items

Blog Introduction: We all use them, we can’t live without them. I’m talking about our hair dryers, curling irons, shampoos and conditioners. We have been using these items for decades to help us tame our locks and look our best. But have you ever wondered how these products have changed over time? I know I have! So, I did a little digging and here’s what I found.

Hair Dryer
The first hair dryer was invented in 1890 by Alexander Godefroy. It was a large, bulky machine that was powered by electricity. It wasn’t until 1905 that the first handheld hair dryer was invented. This new design was much smaller and more lightweight, making it easier for people to use at home.Fast forward to today, and hair dryers have come a long way. They are now available in a wide range of sizes and styles to suit every need. And thanks to new technologies, they can now dry your hair faster and with less damage than ever before!

Hair Spray
Hair spray was first invented in the 1930s as a way to keep women’s hairstyles in place. At that time, it was made from a variety of ingredients including alcohol, resin and water. This mixture made for a very stiff and sticky hold that could sometimes be difficult to remove! In the 1950s, hairspray recipes began to change. Alcohol was replaced with propellants like nitrogen and carbon dioxide, which helped to give hairspray a lighter feel. Today, hairspray is available in a wide range of formulas to suit every need. And thanks to advances in technology, it can now give you long-lasting hold without feeling heavy or sticky!

Shampoo and Conditioner
Shampoo was first introduced in the early 1900s as a cleanser for the scalp. At that time, it was made from soapberry extract and other natural ingredients. Conditioner wasn’t introduced until around 1940. It was originally designed to help detangle hair, but it wasn’t until the 1960s that conditioner became popular as a leave-in product. Today, shampoo and conditioner are available in a wide variety of formulas to suit every hair type. And thanks to advances in technology, they can now gently cleanse your hair while simultaneously providing essential nutrients!

The next time you reach for your everyday beauty items, take a moment to appreciate how far they’ve come! These products have undergone dramatic changes over the years, thanks to advances in technology and our ever-changing needs. From bulky machines to lightweight formulas, these items have truly come a long way!


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