From the daily archives: "Tuesday, February 24, 2015"

tom ford

Tom Ford kicked off London Fashion week in none other than Los Angeles, so it’s no surprise the beauty looks in his Fall ’15 collection pulled inspiration from Old Hollywood –– as well as his usual sex appeal. Per, the inspiration for the hair was a lot of volume on top, like Tippi Hedren, the Hitchcock heroine. To create the looks, the beauty team slicked strands back and off the face and teased the crown, blasting it with a texturizing spray. After pulling hair to one side, extensions were added and braided into a bun. The final look was prim, but not entirely proper––a great interpretation of what Tom Ford sees as LA beauty. To see some of the best looks, click through to style notes. –– Michelle Rotbart

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The word undercut usually calls to mind extreme contrast and punk influence, but not all undercut styles are edgy statements. Recently, Scarlett Johansson, Tilda Swinton, and Malin Akerman have debuted short shapes that show a different side of the undercut, a more glamorous, tailored side. These cuts aren’t conservative, but but they use contrasting lengths to create versatile, feminine, lean silhouettes. Learn more about getting the look in the style notes. –– Laura Martin

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Pink is usually playful and girly, but this color shows a more sophisticated side of the color. Pantone calls cashmere rose “gentle”, “composed” and “upscale.” It’s a pastel that blends beautifully with cream and beige blondes, giving these shades a bespoke twist. Click the trending o

style notes for the formulas and tips on application. –– Laura Martin

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Growing out a lob may not seem like a big deal (you’re already halfway there, right), and in comparison to growing out a graduated bob or a pixie it really isn’t. But a lob is such a particularly heavy shape, it does require some planning. The trick to growing out a lob is frequent trims to reshape the cut and to give you the feeling of longer hair faster. Click the notes for more. –– Kelly Rowe

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