Monday, July 16, 2007

Vintage Starlet of the Day

Jean Harlow. The 5'2 bombshell of the 1930's. I always loved her platinum blonde hair. Apparently she damaged her hair so badly with weekly bleaching that she actually wore wigs in some of her films. Weekly bleaching?! My hair would have all fallen out by now if I bleached it every week. Not to mention back then I'm sure the bleach solutions were way more harsh on your hair.

6 comments:

Seraphine said...

I don't remember seeing her in any movies, but she looks very intense. She certainly doesn't look bland.

ambika said...

Oh, she was really lovely. It's too sad how her life went. I loved her in 'Dinner at Eight' & 'Red Dust.' Her charm was so obvious. Plus, she's the prime example of sexiness at a *normal* size.

Frasypoo said...

I do remember reading about her bleaching her hair....but she looks so good as a blonde,I dont blame her at all.
Do you know what size she was ?I am curious

Jennifer said...

weekly bleaching?
I bleached some highlights into my hair back in high school and my highlights got so damanged that the hair started to fall out and that was just once, I can't imagine doing it weekly!!

Gina said...

I love that image of her, it's so soft and ethereal.

jungle dream pagoda said...

I love Jean harlow ,because of her personal story. So tragic.