From the daily archives: "Tuesday, March 20, 2012"

For several weeks we’ve put forth the spiraling trend for wavy and curly hair. Whether it’s American beach waves or voluptuous messy curls, it’s happening –– the personality of textured hair is back in fashion. So, it’s time to learn to make curls look sexy and sophisticated. Luckily, we found Audrey Tautou –– a lesson in effortless style, Parisian chic –– giving liberty, equality, fraternity to tousled tresses. What’s the je ne sais quoi? With bangs swinging to the side, and with the opposite side pinned back, she’s paid careful attention to the shape. It opens up her beautiful face, and stops the curly texture from mushrooming to the top of the head.

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Cameron keeps is cool for spring with this sexy new ‘do. A short, layered bob with long bangs, it is cut quite short in the back, and this shortness is a clever way to lift up the overall shape, and give the appearance of fullness and volume. Going from short to long for dramatic effect, the bangs sweep elegantly across her face; they create softness with sassiness. Light and loose and modern, it’s a haircut that promotes youthfulness and beauty. The signature blonde is a great match for Cameron’s crystal blue eyes.

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Celebrities like Selena Gomez, Dakota Fanning, and blue-hair-dyed musical princess, Katy Perry, are leading a hair color love train, and now dip dye delight has rocked the world of another starlet. Chloe Moretz  is noted for her golden, wavy locks. But sometimes you need an edge. These pink pastel bits fits the trend for soft and delicate shades, doesn’t overpower her pretty look, puts her ahead of the fashion curve, and suits her bubbly personality. Adding a few streaks of color by way of artisan hair painting is an innovative new technique that allows you to tailor the placement of hue. Look for it in the salons, on the street, and use hair painting to make a fun and chic splash of color.

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A new feature for Tuesdays! There are many misguided ideas about hair. Mistaken beliefs about what you should and shouldn’t do have circled through homes long before the professional crimper came to prominence. They may appear harmless and even quite comforting, but the misguided gospel they preach often leads people down the wrong style path. So, for the next few Tuesdays, we’ll be running you through some Old Wives Tales that seem to have taken on legendary status, but simply are not true. First up, ‘Hair Grows Faster If You Trim It!”