From the monthly archives: "July 2014"

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Scarlett Johansson’s new movie, Lucy, is an action-packed adventure. This high-octane film keeps you engaged the whole time thanks to its short length and non-stop excitement. But what we love most about is the look Scarlett sports. A messy blonde bob with more spice than sweetness, it’s got a badass vibe that’s perfect for street tough girls about town. To take this look from reel to real, click style notes for tips.

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Channel the 80s and exude playful confidence with an extra-high ponytail. Placing the tail on top of your head gives the style fun, flirty movement. Swing the ends forward, wear them to the side, or tease them out and let them tumble across your face. The high placement lifts features for a youthful, eye-catching appearance. Wear it at the gym for effortless sexiness and functionality, or pair it with a strapless dress for a look that’s both easy-going and glamorous. Click the style notes for step-by-step instructions. –– Laura Martin

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curly haired girls

Having curly hair is like being in a top secret club: no one understands your hair woes unless they too have curly hair. Yes, our straight-haired friends may try, but they’ll never fully grasp the struggle of waking up with what looks like some type of animal sitting on top of their head. If you do have curly hair you’re either wincing in pain or smiling right now, because you know exactly what we’re talking about. Care to read some more curly hair woes? Click through to styles notes to see ten things only curly hair girls will ever understand. –– Michelle Rotbart

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There has always been some overlap between mens and women’s fashion. Tights were first worn by men. Fedora’s were originally for women. Many current fashion staples like jeans look great on both genders and we’re seeing more and more crossover between trends for men and women, even in hairstyling. Read on to see the top five gender neutral trends and see who wore it better, the men or the women. –– Laura Martin 

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blondes

Few things are more certain than the fact that every women, at some point in her life, dreams about strutting her stuff with an eye-catching, attention-grabbing, knee-weakening blonde bombshell look. The summer is the time to seize the moment. The warmer weather adds color to our complexions, making blonde more compatible with those that have naturally fair skin. And there’s more than just golden or platinum to choose from; light hair colors work for almost anyone, so long as you pick the right tone, be it strawberry, rose, ash, or another. The pictured celebs illustrate what we mean; they may not be perfectly suited to all kinds of blonde, but by picking the right tone, they create a wow-factor look. Learn more about them in the notes.

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