From the daily archives: "Friday, August 31, 2012"

Michelle Williams is a Style Noted favorite –– she makes looking cool and beautiful ridiculously effortless! Today we found this picture of her from back in spring, and it reminded us of the wonders of short hair styles. The golden tones give her hue comforting warmth, and the pixie cut is perfect for her strong cheekbones and big wide eyes. Our thought for Friday: more girls should embrace wash and wear, short hair! 

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We are completely enthralled by this editorial from Elle Turkey which features strikingly contrasting themes and imagery. The intense makeup and elaborately embellished clothing are offset by a soft hair style. Notice the braided headband in the model’s hair! Who knew braided headbands could look so exceptional when paired with such edgy fashion pieces?

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Blue hair, who knew! Katie Perry, the summer’s unofficial queen of color, has made what was once Grandma’s favorite shade into a burning hipster trend. It may appear unnatural, yet this season’s range of pastel hues has opened the door to a new wave of creative dyes. By bleaching, you can create a canvas to glaze to almost any shade. Or you can dip-dye or use ombre effects to create pockets of pastel blue that accent the shape of the cut. Read on for tips on going blue…

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Ponytails are a perfect hairstyle because they are accessible, practical, and given the right style, look good on everyone. However, your pony doesn’t have to be mundane and depend on basic black hair elastics. We are loving the metal hair tie trend that has caught wave recently. Try one of these ties with a sleek and slicked back pony or a teased style. Click through for steps on how to execute each pony tail.

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