From the daily archives: "Thursday, August 30, 2012"

Bored of golden blonde and sun-kissed locks? Want your color to make a statement? The ‘my little pony’ color trend may be for you. Youthful, fresh and daring, a range of candy-coats are now on the market –– it a great way to relive childhood memories of carefree days, and to have fun with your palette. There’s a few ways to do it; it doesn’t have to mean commitment to a full head of pink hair. To ease into the look, try a pastel-gelato shade on one section of hair, or work on top of a highlight to add a multidimensional effect. It also works placed only on the ends, especially if it to revamp a tired old ombre. The bold and the brave can try a full coat of candy-inspired tone. Read on for quick tips on maintaining vanguard hair hues… 

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Braids were big news at February’s New York Fashion Week, and with a week to go till it all starts again, Cheryl Fazio, Senior Stylist at ARROJO studio, NYC, is practicing  a fun braided bun that she can take to the catwalks. For anyone who has still to get a cut or trim after letting in all hang loose in summer, this is a great way to keep hair off the face, beat flyaways and frizz. It’s also a super cute look, so check Cheryl’s Style Notes for an easy how-to…

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With Summer coming to a close and Fall just around the corner, most people opt for a wardrobe change with the season. However, don’t forget about your locks while you’re perfecting your cozy closet. We are loving bangs for Fall, when the weather becomes temperate enough to allow for a fringe to frame your face and hair to be let down. With the need for top buns and bobby pins gone, try side swept bangs for a soft and romantic look, or blunt bangs for an instantly edgy look without changing the overall length of your hair.