Hiram Maxin and Marcel Grateau

While Hiram Maxin, inventor of the machine gun, is known to have obtained the first patent for a curling iron in 1866, it’s Marcel Grateau who is credited for actually inventing the curling iron in 1990.

The Marcel iron, was a revolutionary breakthrough for women and their hair

. Salons boomed with business from woman wanting the new hair trend.

Little did Hiram Maxin or Marcel Grauteau know was, that for one hundred and thirty years and still counting, the curling iron revolutionized the way women do their hair.

Have a look at my photo Museum of Hair History to look at some cool pictures of the past tools used in the Beauty and Barber industry.

HAVE you read my ebook, Towel Dry and a Good Cry, yet?

It’s about two Italian bff’s doing hair in the 80’s and the lives they touch through their clients.

Guaranteed to make you laugh you ass off and shed a little tear.


Or your favorite ebook store

View the book trailer: www.youtube.com/toweldryandagoodcry

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