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Zig Zag With "Ziggles" and "Zisps"

La Coupe's Zig Zag Collection was one of the most successful I ever produced.  Zig zag parts gave a quilted effect to the hair, which went with the quilted fashions for Fall 1977.New ideas evolve slowly.  It is always smart to go ...

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Gone With The Wind Re-Created

On December 15, 2014, it will be 75 years to the day since the World Premiere of Gone With The Wind, that classic legendary movie, the most celebrated in movie history based on Margaret Mitchell's bestseller book. The Paramount and Stateside ...

Why You Should Credit All Photos You Share

It is amazing to me how many people "Share" not just my photos but those of others in this rush to fill your pages with constant content. Willy nilly.

On the Runway: Lace Hair by Peter Gray

The great Peter Gray created a lace design on black, bobbed wigs for Betsey Johnson during NYFW. See the process in photos.

Hair Ideas at NYFW Over the Years and Into the Future

Get inspired with back views of interesting hair photographed backstage by me at NY Fashion Weeks over the years.

Do Something New and Original: Let Art Inspire You

I have always been into art. The movies. Events. And whatever is happening in the world. These have inspired the hair and photos in my collections...

It's Time For Some Changes

I am into Ideas, Inspiration, Information. As you may know. I have found out there are many different types of hairdressers, and, eventually I hope to speak to you all. I have worked with most over my career. And know many want, well, more of more. Do you?

Ideas, Inspiration and Information by Helen Oppenheim

Ideas inspiration and information is what you will find on my blogs, starting today.


The Spring 2014 ARTIST SESSION was the best ever. Top top top speakers, models, location, goody bag and ATTENDEES! Get the details here.


Modern's ARTIST SESSION guides salon professionals on getting published. Learn more here.

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