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Long History of Salon Design and Manufacturing

Our long history of beauty salon design and manufacturing gives you the advantage of direct involvement in the design of your salon furniture for your new or existing salon. Whether you choose furniture from our catalog of salon stations, manicure furniture, salon chairs, shampoo furniture and reception furniture, or whether you choose to have us […]

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The American Hairdryer

Before the invention of the hairdryer, it was common for men and women to dry their hair using a vacuum cleaner. The original model of hairdryer was invented in 1890 by Alexander Godefroy by taking inspiration from the vacuum cleaner. Alexander invented it for usage in his hair salon in France. Veeco Salon Furniture and Design is an American […]

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Vintage Perms

During the 1900′s-1920′s, individuals continued to be heavily influenced by Victorian societies belief that it was simply your ‘duty’ as a woman to look beautiful. It wasn’t a choice, it was a lifestyle, one which had an entire industry of  tools, devices and machines designed to help you keep up with others expectations. And it […]

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The Inventor of the Hair Dryer

In 1888, Alexandre-Ferdinand Godefroy, a French coiffeur inventeur — that’s hairstylist inventor — patented the hair dryer’s earliest ancestor. The contraption was to be hooked up “to any suitable form of heater,” which would send hot air through a pipe to a dome surrounding the woman’s head. The device was impressively multipurpose: to use it […]

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Beauty Secrets of Hollywood Icons

With all the lotions, potions and cosmetic surgery readily available to today’s celebrities, it’s easy to lose sight of what is natural. Often, when we lament such artifice, we look back to the stars of Hollywood‘s Golden era whose ethereal beauty seemed genuine, if unattainable. But subject the beauty regimes of those stars to closer […]

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Vintage Veeco Hair Dryers

Veeco is our family heritage ,and we are proud of our long history in the beauty industry. We have always focused on the highest quality products, newest technologies and designs.  The Veeco staff was amused (and proud) when one of our grandchildren brought us “Google” articles and pictures of vintage Veeco hair dryers. The dryers […]

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The First Styling Chair

The first styling chair was invented by Martha Matilda Harper at the turn of the century.  Veeco Manufacturing has been manufacturing styling chairs since the 1920′s. Veeco offers style and fabric choices. Our designer will help you customize your salon.

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