From the daily archives: "Friday, April 17, 2015"


At the London premiere of the big screen adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s classic novel, Far From The Madding Crowd, it was hard to miss Carey Mulligan in that dazzling dress. But we think her rumpled, rolled-out-of-bed updo is just as fabulous. Keeping hair off the face is a classic occasion look; the way to make it modern and fashionable is to give it a perfectly imperfect, undone feel. The British beauty achieves this by creating soft texture in her strands, and then pushing the hair back off the face and pinning in the back. For our tips on making a similar shape, click the notes.

Click for StyleNotes →


There are few cuts as classic or iconic as the bob. From Louise Brooks’ original helmet bob in the Jazz Age to Jackie Kennedy’s lady bob to Victoria Beckham, Katie Homes and Karlie Kloss we’ve seen it worn in a variety of ways, from stacked to layered, textured to smooth. But we’ve still got a soft spot for the classic, one-length bob. Timeless, feminine and unfussy this cut never goes out of style. It works for many face shapes and requires minimal upkeep. Learn more about this beautiful hair shape in the notes.

Click for StyleNotes →


Life’s a little too short to live by hard and fast beauty rules. But we all like to look good. So it’s nice to have some easy guidelines to help us enjoy great hair every day. We’ve got six of the best after the drop. . . .

Click for StyleNotes →