From the daily archives: "Monday, October 13, 2014"

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Maple syrup, assam tea, roasted almonds, this soft brown hue has complexity and richness that comes straight from nature. If you prefer subtlety to drama, and want extra oomph without making a dramatic color change, this is your hue. This shade is guaranteed to turn heads while still leaving everyone wondering if you were born with it. Click the style notes for the formula and tips on application. –– Laura Martin

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Along with the shag, an eye-grazing fringe appears to be the other must have hair trend of the season. Just take a look at recent IT girls Behati Prinsloo, a recent convert to the fringe cult, Devon Windsor and Suki Waterhouse, who has long rocked a bitchin fringe but looks even better brunette. And if models aren’t the reason to make a style change, take cue from Caroline de Maigret. The quintessential French girl noted in a recent interview that bangs are a quick way to balance features, hide fine lines and add a jolt of rock and roll into your look. Thinking about a fringe now, aren’t you? Click through to style notes to learn the factors you need to consider before making the cut. –– Michelle Rotbart

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The silver hair trend works on dichotomies: it blends youthfulness with maturity, it looks both natural and artificial, it’s soft and strong. The latest variation on the trend involves blending different levels of gray for a salt and pepper feeling. We’re seeing silver highlights blended into natural browns and blondes, or monochromatic blends of charcoal and platinum shades. Dimension mimics the natural graying process, creating looks that beg the question: Is that natural? If you’re intrigued, click the style notes. –– Laura Martin

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