From the daily archives: "Monday, November 3, 2014"

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Although she had only three lines, Raquel Welch was unforgettable in the 1966 British flick, ‘One Million Years B.C.’ Her doe-skin bikini, curves, confidence, and blonde and voluminous locks gave her a wanton sex appeal that will never go out of style. As it happens, one of the most on-trend looks for winter 2014-2015 is extreme, full-on volume, which means it’s the perfect time to try on the backcombed coiffure of one of the most iconic women of all time. Get some tips for recreating this dream girl hairstyle in the notes.

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In fashion the new IT style is usually a modern version of a classic, a reinterpretation that makes something considered traditional the new epitome of cool. The same is true in hair––we like vintage waves but for today we love a new contemporary raked through version. Equal parts texture and movement, these waves deliver a certain I just couldn’t be bothered attitude to your look. Best yet this style works great on any length of hair––a truly modern appeal. Click through to style notes to get the know-how. –– Michelle Rotbart

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Femininity has been heading in new directions lately, encompassing makeup-free beauty looks, gym-inspired ensembles, and un-styled hair. But this expansion hasn’t stopped at au natural, we’re also seeing feminine strength. Increasing numbers of female hip-hop artists, a female lifting movement, and women breaking into labor jobs are just a few of the ways women are breaking into what were once masculine areas of culture. Cornrows, slick textures, and heavily-lined makeup give femininity a tough, bad-girl edge. Click the style notes for steps to stepping up your look. –– Laura Martin

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Warm spices are the perfect counterpoint to cool weather, adding robustness to seasonal delights. Warm hair colors do the same thing for your strands, adding richness and life. This shade, inspired by the fragrant sweet flavor of cinnamon combines deep red tones with a rich brown base. The hue is luscious and fashion forward, but understated. It’s the perfect way to prepare your strands for winter. Click the style notes for application tips and the professional formulation. –– Laura Martin 

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