Posted Thursday, August 6 – 6:35 PM
By Matt Lopez
Competition in the world of hairdressing is always high, but it took an unusual twist in Beverly Hills in the late 1970s.
Call it a Beverly Hills “family feud” of sorts, it was Lintermans vs. Lintermans for hairdressing supremacy. Eric Lintermans had splintered off from the family business, run by his father Aurelien Lintermans, who opened his first Beverly Hills shop on Rodeo Drive in 1964.
At the time, father and son were gelling well as 51-49 percent partners in the business, but the relationship went sour when Eric’s ex-wife wanted to open up a line of beauty products, an idea Aurelien was strictly against.
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