From the daily archives: "Monday, August 5, 2013"

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Amanda Seyfried is fast becoming a favorite on Style Noted. Her range of ways to style her long hair is inventive and inspiring. Captured here at a screening of her risque flick, Lovelace, she uses asymmetry to create a dramatic short to long face frame, accented with a glamorous wave cascade. Swooshing and lush, the artful curls are easy to create if you know how. For our tips, click style notes.

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A must have haircut for 2013, the lob is a cool and easy ‘do for the summer. This longer bob ranges in length between the chin and the collarbone. Recently, many cool celebrities have adopted this versatile and stylish look, offering inspiration for anyone who fancies a change. It can be worn sleek or tousled, blown out or air dried. It’s also a great way to avoid the sticky humidity and can add extra volume to hair. Click through to style notes to take inspiration from the best celebrity lob looks this week. –– Michelle Rotbart 

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Hats at the beach returned to vogue as the aging effects of the sun became widely known, but it’s been quite a while since we’ve seen them on the street. This summer, however, hats have made a comeback, bringing glamour and refinement to the season’s ensembles. This hat does wonders for elevating warm weather looks, and comes in a variety of colors and textures suitable for every hair type and skin tone, all while protecting your epidermis. Read on for tips on how to wear this fabulous accessory. –– Laura Martin

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As a colorist, I’m often enchanted with unusual colors –– like vivd reds and barely-there pastels –– but natural hues can be just as special, though their subdued charm sometimes gets overlooked. This light woodsy brown is a great example. The earth tone has hints of clay, bark and wheat, reminiscent of sunlit fields and and quiet glades. Read on for application tips and formulations for achieving this organic shade. –– Laura Martin

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