From the daily archives: "Wednesday, October 15, 2014"

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Crimps expand hair, creating fluffy, grip-able texture that’s easy to pin or flounce. You can crimp just the roots to create a mane of wild hair, add texture throughout for a soft, wooly shape, or introduce the texture on random sections to spice up your everyday look. The woolly texture feels cozy and soft, like wearing a big, luxurious scarf. Learn more about using crimps in the style notes. –– Laura Martin

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Nobody does the less is more look better than Celine. This season the effortless approach extended to the hair. The beauty team created an easy half-up, half down style and finished it off with a perfect circular gold barrette created by the brand. It was simple, polished, and pulled together. It’s amazing how one little detail can pull together a whole look. No word if the must have barrette will be on retail this spring, but we’re already scouring retail sites to find a similar option. To emulate this style, click through to style notes. –– Michelle Rotbart

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Ombre may finally be fading away, but dimension will never disappear. Light blonde and silver shades are big trends for the fall; adding depth at the root makes these colors more wearable and adds visual thickness and texture. The contrast of dark roots will make light ends look lighter, and the blended edge will make touch-ups less pressing. Learn about creating this trending look in the style notes. –– Laura Martin

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When we see modern versions of vintage techniques, like finger waves and pin curls, they’re usually prim and polished, worn in sleek updos or coifs, which makes sense if you’re using old school methods: meticulous patience and lots of gel. The looks shown here take a different approach: waves are whipped up with a curling wand, or sculpted onto nearly-dry strands with product, and then tousled and teased to create a freer, less formal look that retains a sense of retro glamour. Learn to create the fast and flexible look in the style notes. –– Laura Martin

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