From the daily archives: "Friday, April 12, 2013"

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After a week wrapped in hair and beauty, we like to finish Friday’s posts with inspiration from the world of fashion. Today, Vogue Germany got our juices flowing with this retro look at timeless elegance, beauty and grace. With sixties style now at the height of fashion, it’s no surprise to see roller-set hair used to evoke the spirit of that time. To see this series of imaginative images, click style notes.

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Perhaps it’s because she’s playing Theodora that Mila Kunis looked so bewitching at the recent premiere of Oz: The Great and Powerful. A shimmering, bombshell ‘do, the dark chocolate color is a fabulous fit for Mila’s olive complexion, and is the perfect complement to the striking straightness of the style. Sultrily dangled over the shoulders, artfully placed to open up her beautiful face-frame, this look is full of class and panache. To learn how to make scintillating shine in your own hairstyles, click style notes.

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Long hair is great for girls as the length creates versatility, allowing for looks ranging from movie star to beach babe to bohemian and beyond. Star of upcoming biopic,Lovelace, Amanda Seyfried is a fine exponent of the art. Wearing a tumbling, asymmetrical wave cascade she captures vintage red carpet glamor. In a sleek, straight ‘do she’s a polished professional. With a center-parted, drop-down beach wave she’s a chic seventies chick. Wearing a braid she walks with the bohemian. And the trendy top-knot is a fashionista’s dream. With the right styling ideas, anyone can use their hair to shape their aesthetic; for our tips, click style notes.

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Pretty, feminine, cool, desirable –– Lauren Conrad continues to inspire with a range of beautifying hairstyles. This one is a fashion-forward, womanly classic. A layered shape with lots of body and flounce, the waterfall of waves splash across her shoulders, while the trending look of grown-in roots graduating to golden blonde makes her complexion shimmer, and acts as the spotlight for her tumbling tousle. If you have long hair, like to wear it full and fabulous, and can boast a complexion suited to flaxen, say hello to your new spring ‘do.

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