August 4, 1988 |
It's not true that blondes always have more fun. Lisa Craig of Fairless Hills found that out one day two years ago in front of a roomful of hair stylists gathered to watch the wonders of a new hair- lightening product. Craig, then 24, was a model at a sales seminar run by Clairol Inc., which was showing off the new lightener, called Torrids. The stuff was supposed to turn her dark brown hair what company representatives called "a soft blonde look," said Craig's attorney, Michael T. Sellers.
April 22, 2004 |
PUTTING UP with Omarosa's shenanigans on "The Apprentice" was a price one had to pay for some compelling reality television. But must we really listen to her have an orgasm? Apparently the Omarosa haters of the world - of which there seem to be many - think not. According to a story on msnbc.com's "The Scoop," the nation's anti-Omarosa faction is foaming at the mouth (in addition to the hair) at Clairol, for considering the backstabbing "Apprentice" wannabe for commercials for its Herbal Essence shampoos.
April 18, 1990 |
Don't be surprised to find a sizable "personal care" electronics department springing up at your favorite discount or department store one day soon. Moving west from Japan, a new realm of "feel good" electronics is expanding beyond the heating pads and foot massagers, electronic tooth brushes and whirlpool bath products we've come to know and love for their healing abilities. The new wave starts small with ball-shaped and thimble-like vibrators designed to relieve tension through your finger tips.
August 16, 1988 |
She's the queen of coiffure, the princess of peroxide, the duchess of the dynamite 'do. She's the creme de la cream rinse. She's the high priestess of henna. She's Lady Dye. "Her salon is the best place in Philadelphia for hair coloring," exclaims Vogue magazine. She has authored a slim paperback called "Solving the Mysteries of Haircoloring. " She's dee-lightful, she's dee-lovely, she's Dee Levin. Her gleaming turquoise-and-chrome hair palace, the 27-chair Salon Norman- Dee, stands deep in the Great Northeast, the crown jewel in the Grant Plaza II shopping center, 1619 Grant Ave. On a recent sweltering afternoon, a film crew from Clairol enters the Beverly Hills-style salon to make an instructional video called "Client Retention" that it will market to hairdressers all over the country.
February 7, 2014 |
MANY PEOPLE would have been happy with just a piece of Maytha Luberta Wright's work history. She was a well-known expert on color techniques for black women's hair, a restaurant hostess, a curriculum developer for a job program, operator of a security system for businesses, host of a religious radio program, world traveler and a dedicated minister teaching the Bible and preaching the word of the Lord. If that wasn't enough, she also raised two children and had grandchildren and great-grandchildren as a devoted family matriarch.
October 23, 1989 |
EMOTIONS AND CHOLESTEROL Men, repressing negative emotions may give you high cholesterol. That's according to a report in Psychology Today on a study that found that "truly low anxious" men, who are honest with themselves and others about experiencing anxiety, had fairly low total cholesterol levels. But those who tend to "put on a happy face but have trouble acknowledging their negative emotions" averaged a whopping 40 points higher. HEARING AID For those who suffer from nerve, or inner ear, deafness, a high-price, high-tech hearing device is about to come on the market.
May 18, 2013 |
Edward J. Meyer, 75, an executive who once hawked toothpaste for Bristol-Myers and went on to manage how Sun Refining Co. marketed gasoline and A-Plus mini-marts, died Tuesday, May 14, of complications from cancer. A resident of Bryn Mawr and later Center City, Mr. Meyer had battled cancer for 13 years. He died at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City. In 1981, Mr. Meyer joined Sun Refining & Marketing Co. He was elevated to vice president of marketing and strategic development in 1989.
March 14, 2000 |
QUOTE "You know, I was supposed to be a flash in the pan. I'm the longest flash Hollywood's ever seen. " - Whoopi Goldberg, accepting accolades at last week's Santa Barbara Film Festival How does Sean "Puffy" Combs love Jennifer Lopez? Let us count the ways. "Jennifer Lopez is my soulmate," the hip-hop mogul says. "When we're together I don't see her as a singer or anything like that. Behind closed doors she's Jennifer and I'm Sean. " Puffy made his proclamation the other day to a reporter for London's Sun newspaper.
November 27, 1991 |
Paul Sumner Bullock, 34, a 6-foot-3, 200-pound black belt in karate who loved basketball, top-of-the-line stereo equipment and long weekend drives in his red Mustang GT, died Saturday at Hahnemann University Hospital. Death was sudden and unexpected. He had undergone an apparently successful liver transplant in the Cleveland Clinic in August that had brought him out of a coma and back to the brink of good health. Recuperating last week at Magee Rehabilitation Hospital, he had been able to walk on his own and was looking forward to going home on a 12-hour pass for Thanksgiving.
August 28, 1988 |
When Nancy Syme was 14, a certain authority figure harbored very definite notions about children's hair color. That was her father, and his non- negotiable preference was for the status quo - what Syme describes as "washed-out, dishwater blond. " "My father is not one for change," recalls Syme (pronounced Sim), now 40. "I was not allowed to use hair dye. So I started with lemon water, spraying it in, then running into the sun and telling him the sun did it. " All of a sudden she was closer to a platinum blond, the first of many tressformations.