From the daily archives: "Wednesday, November 12, 2014"

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Taking a break from selfies, Jennifer Lawrence is back to being ogled in the high-brow fashion in this shoot by Thomas Lohr for Madame Figaro, the weekly French publication. Her graphic Dior dress is hard to ignore but her super subtle and simple hairstyle is its perfect contrast, creating the image of carefree indifference that makes this blonde beauty so sexy. An elegant, gently windswept off the face style, it’s a look that any girl can achieve. For our tips, click notes.

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Image 11-7-14 at 2.25 PMOkay, so by this point we’ve all heard about co-washing, or using conditioner to cleanse hair. It all started with a book called Curly Girl. At first the trend was embraced exclusively by those with coils, but now girls with all hair types are trying it. Curly hair tends to need a lot of moisture, and many curly-haired girls swear by co-washing, but how does it work for other textures? Is it beneficial for everyone? Does the type of conditioner matter? Click the style notes for my professional opinion. –– Laura Martin

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hair trim

Typically, a drastic hair makeover happens for two reasons: One, you’re hair is so damaged you don’t even recognize what’s on your head; two, something major occurs in your life, i.e., a new job, a break up, etc. And yes we know that there are a select few of you out there who are responsible and actually stay up on your style with regular trims. For those that don’t, we have a few tips on how to know when it’s time for a chop. Click through to style notes to find out the details, because if you think it’s time for a cut, you’re probably already overdue. –– Michelle Rotbart

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From the rich shades of red wine to the the deep purple of juicy concords, grapes provide a wide range of inspiring colors that translate beautifully to hair. Violet hues are lovely for cold weather, and flatter skin tones ranging from porcelain to olive. If you’re craving a juicy new shade click the style notes for a list of winey hues and tips on talking to your colorist. –– Laura Martin

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