From the daily archives: "Thursday, July 17, 2014"


To control cowlicks, tie down flyaways, fasten bangs to the side, or create an updo where would we be without the humble hair pin? But not all hair pins are the same. Like us, different pins have different things that they’re good at. The three main ones––bobby pins, large hair pins, and bun pins––each have their own personality, and are best used when they’re quirks suit the style you are going to create. For a simple guide that helps you always choose the right pin, click notes.

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Nothing ruins your look or dampens your confidence faster than flyaways. These pesky runaway hairs seem to spring out of nowhere, turing your perfectly polished style and colossal effort into a complete mess. Flyaways are annoying, and we all get them, so we’re excited to share some solutions that will keep them under control. Click through to style notes to get the details. –– Michelle Rotbart

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This rich silver-red glazed with copper is a gorgeous and unusual hue that’s both earthy and fashion-forward. Mixing warm and cool reds produces a vibrant, yet muted effect. A scatter of highlights, peeking through the glaze, adds texture to the surface. The sophisticated result looks like a gemstone seen in dull light. Click the style notes to get the formulas and tips on application. –– Laura Martin

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