From the daily archives: "Thursday, June 28, 2012"

Recently, we ran into lovely Maja of Elsa And Me; when we spotted her twisted updo and chic head scarf, we had to find out her secrets. Maja’s simple Parisian look is perfect for summer, when throwing hair up is all you can do to save yourself from scorching heat. She shared her own style notes with us and, happily, this updo is surprisingly straightforward. Keep reading to find out how to replicate this classy summer look.

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Lauren Conrad sports this chic side pony with ombre adding special interest. Lauren wore this look while on her book tour, but for the regular girl about town, the side ponytail is a great idea when you need to change your look from day to night as it makes a striking change, and is quick and easy to do. Going from a rich mid-level brown to blonde, Lauren uses the dark to light hair coloring trend to create a contrast that lifts up her whole look.

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Miley Cyrus goes for glamor with this old world Hollywood style. The side-part allows for ornate, beautifying asymmetry because –– with one side tucked behind the ear and the other tumbling romantically down the eye line –– she creates a gorgeous, face-framing shape. Going from dark brown at the roots to pops of blonde on the ends, the ombre coloring brightens the overall look.

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