Results for: Pompadour

How did pompadour get its name?

The pompador is a hairstyle with flat sides and puffed top. It is named after Madame de Pompador, the mistress of Louis the fifteenth. Portraits of her show a modest hairstyle (MORE)
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What are pompadour pearls?

Pompadour Pearls AKA "Pearls For a Princess", are faux pearls from the 1950's / 1960's. They came in a box with the name inside, and usually have a silver and marcasite clasp. (MORE)

How Did people in the 1950's care and style the pompadour and sideburns Hairstyle?

  The Pompadour, particularily the Double Dip pompadour was effected by women in the public eye in the thirties onward. the Aviatrix Amelia Earhart and the Burlesque actre (MORE)