From the daily archives: "Thursday, August 7, 2014"

goldenfieldsandhair

If you have ever seen a field of sunflowers in the middle of August then you know in late afternoon when the sun comes down high out of the sky the whole field glows a deep and radiating gold. It really is one of the most amazing things to see. While many of us avoid these gilded tones, imagine if you could make this majesty a part of your hair color! If there was any month to give it a try, August is it. Click the notes for tips on how to wear sunflower-inspired gold locks. –– Kelly Rowe 

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No matter how much you love your hair there are days when you want something different. It can be tempting in these moments to crave a major chop, but sometimes you just need to change up your routine, exploring new possibilities for your current look. You can add curls or create an updo but these options can be time consuming. Change doesn’t have to mean a full-head transformation; these quick updates will freshen your style in a snap. Click the style notes to learn more. –– Laura Martin

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Taylor Swift looks a right bobby dazzler in this get up. The shoes, dress and clutch are perfectly matched to her preppy style, but we’re here to talk about her hair. A softly side-swept, full and feathered fringe creates the magic, framing her face and hovering delectably over the eyes. To expose a delicate and feminine neck, the rest of the tresses are pulled back into a loose and curly twist for a simple and adorable hairstyle. Learn to create it in the style notes.

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Bright red with creamy peach highlights creates a decadent and surprisingly soft blend of hues. This color combination works best on short cuts where it’s easy to place the lighter pieces along the top of the head in natural reflection points. Using pastels as shine-enhancing highlights is a subtle and beautiful way to incorporate these trending shades. Click the style notes for the professional formulas and tips on applying them. –– Laura Martin

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