5 Weird Things You Didn’t Know About Hairdressers
The hairstylist who invented the decal hairstyle, one of the earliest, has died.
William H. Osborn, founder of Osborn’s Hairdresser, died Thursday at the age of 88, according to a statement from the salon.
He was a pioneer in the hairstylists profession, according the HairdressER website.
Osborne was born in Cleveland, Ohio, and graduated from the University of Akron in 1922.
He spent most of his life in Ohio, where he started as a carpenter and worked his way up to a saloon assistant.
He worked his first career in the United States, working in saloons as a hairdresser.
In the 1930s, he created the decals to decorate a variety of American cars.
In 1947, he began making decals for cars made in the U.S. and abroad.
In 1954, Osborn introduced the first-ever hairpiece, which he called a decal.
Osborn had a reputation for making his customers happy, but his customers were sometimes upset by his work.
In 1957, he was fired from the hair salon he had run for two decades, according in the HairDressER website, after customers complained about his hair care.
In 1970, Osbourne was sued by a customer who claimed that he had caused her headaches and headaches and rashes by treating her hair with too much shampoo.