From the daily archives: "Wednesday, April 25, 2012"

 This is a sharp, bold look. It’s a short, razor-cut graduation with sweeping bangs for an extra splash of style. Short cuts give the most creative freedom for styling; you can wear the hair messy or smooth, spiked or flat. Fun, light and easy to work with, this rounded shape is perfect for those who want a hip hairstyle that requires little or no maintenance. For the most drama, pair the cut with a dark yet shiny raven color.

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For this free-spirited and snazzy look, softer rimmed floppy or bucket style hats work best. And all you need to do is style your hair as you normally might, letting it flow down naturally, with whatever products you normally use and then just put on your hat –– magic! Emma’s super short crop is beginning to grow out now and we can see a few strands draping elegantly around the face, framing her hypnotizing, sparkly brown eyes.

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Taylor Swift has that ethereal quality of appearing light and airy and delicate, almost too perfect. It is a lot to do with her hair color, which, amazingly, is completely natural. With this hue –– somewhere between golden and sandy blonde –– and style, she looks like a  throwback from the Golden Age of Hollywood. To get a similar tint, talk to your colorist about blondes in the grey-ish-hazel palette. For strong, swashbuckling undulations of curl and movement, roller-set hair.

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Rose Byrne has lots of great hairstyle options because her hair texture is smooth and shiny and straight. So we can only stand back and admire her choice of this elegant, classic bob. A sophisticated, sixties-inspired style, the slight inward curvature is a great way to focus attention on features like cheekbones, lips and chin.The full bangs add drama and insouciance for a purring, youthful look.  A shade of dark chocolate brown, the color brings out the sultry shine.

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