From the daily archives: "Tuesday, March 27, 2012"

This super strong long one-length line, with deep, full and straight bangs is a great shape for these formidable cheekbones. The vivid, striking bangs portray a powerful, polished woman, and a marvelous modern finish. A shiny chocolate brown color touch adds dramatic shine. A great style when you want to look professional, use a flat-iron if you need to press hair as flat and smooth and shiny as this.

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Hats are cool and funky and fun. Great for covering up a bad hair day, great for when you just don’t want to think about it, and great when you want to be little miss chic. Here, Alexandra, urbane style blogger of Lovely Pepa, shows how to wear one with a cosmopolitan European feel. For styling, simply wash hair, apply a dab of your favorite product, let it air dry, and wear it down.

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Old Wives Tales is a weekly Style Noted feature to eviscerate the many misguided ideas about your hair, especially with regard to how to cut, color and style it. These wrongs can be comforting and fun (“I’ve just trimmed my hair, now watch it grow!” is a good one), but they are often the reason for bad hair days and unsatisfactory hair cut and color appointments. Getting off this negative style path will help put pay to unrealistic expectations, and will help you work with hair in an easier, more natural way. This week’s Old Wives Tale is something colorists across the country are hearing right now…. “So, yes, I want to get a chemical hair color because it will thicken my fine hair…”