Vintage Photos of the Early Hair Dryers from Between the 1920s and 1940s
A woman sits under a chrome-plated hair dryer, 1928.
A stylist uses a freestanding dryer to blow dry a client's hair with controlled precision at the Hairdressing Fair of Fashion in London, 1929.
A woman tries a new hair drying machine at the Hairdressing Fashion Fair in London. Nov. 5, 1930.
A woman demonstrates a hair-steaming apparatus at the Hairdressing Exhibition in London, 1930.
A woman tries out a Supreme Pedestal hairdryer at the Hairdressing Exhibition in London. Sept. 22, 1932.
A hair salon in Moscow, Russia, 1933.
A hair salon in Cannes, France, 1937.
Marjorie McWeeney dries her hair with her son Mark at a hair dresser in New York, 1947.
A woman uses a heat lamp and hairdryer made of hot glass, 1948.