From the monthly archives: "November 2014"

fall hair

The autumn-winter season thus far has been a bit unpredictable; one day it’s freezing and windy and the next sunny and humid. You never know what weather is going to hit so it’s important to be prepared in terms of your wardrobe, and more importantly your hair. From humidity to sudden gusts of wind, your tresses can certainly take a beating during this time. Luckily, we have a few great products and tricks to help you fight the season’s moody weather. Click through to notes to learn what you need to make it through the season. –– Michelle Rotbart

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texture1Fine hair can be difficult to style. Short fine hair can be even harder. What makes it so difficult? Fine short hair can easily become overwhelmed by product and without the right styling it can fall flat, losing volume and shape, and leaving your hair looking lifeless. Click through to the notes for pictorial and written steps for a very quick and easy crimping styling trick to keep short and fine hair looking great. –– Kelly Rowe

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This look takes its cues from two recent trends: wet-look texture and gym-inspired styling. It’s hair that’s neither damp or gym appropriate, but carries a hint of moisture and the sheen of healthful activity. Unlike other air-dried styles, this look has a healthy dose of root-volume, giving you all the sexiness of wet-look with a more flattering silhouette. Click the style notes for the step-by-step. –– Laura Martin

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The Black Friday weekend is one time when fancy brands may fall into most people’s price range. If you are shopping for new wares for a fresh image, peruse this spread from Saint Lauren. Titled “Psyche Rock” the black and white snaps are filled with bohemian lace and furs oozing with the opulence of the ‘70s. The hair and styling uses lived-in tailoring to contrast the lavishness with a deconstructed, distressed elegance. Put them together and it tells the story of fashion and beauty trends for 2015 –– luxe meets free-spirited 70s chic. Click notes for all images.

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