From the daily archives: "Wednesday, June 3, 2015"

sophie turner

Still in her teens, British actress Sophie Turner not only has a glamorous career–– look out for her in the upcoming flicks, X-Men: Apocalypse and Mary Shelley’s Monster to go with her turn on Game of Thrones –– she sports an array of long hairstyles to make any noblewoman rise to eminence. Whether it’s a flowing wave or a casual braid, Sophie has a privileged sense of style. Join the beau monde in the notes.

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air dry

It’s finally June, and for me that means putting away the blow dryer and the hot tools until sometime after September. Your hair needs a break and this is the time to give it one. Turning to air-drying doesn’t just mean you’re problem free. If wash-and-go is your thing, than go for it, but if you want results that are just a bit better, I have some dos and don’ts to help you get the best hair ever when air drying. Click through to style notes to get the details. –– Michelle Rotbart

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FESTIVAL HEADBAND

Braids are so easy to create that it’s easy to forget how chic they can be. Sure they’re great for beach days and festivals, but they also hold their own on the red carpet and in the office. This tightly cinched braided headband paired with glossy waves nods at earthiness, but the sleek finish elevates it. Even the feathers feel understated, placed in face framing cluster that mimics a bang. It’s a look that’s stunning but professional Learn to create it in the style notes. –– Laura Martin

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curls
Hairstyles have been an important part of fashion since the earliest civilizations. Six thousand years ago primitive versions of curling irons heated over open fires were used in Egypt, Persia and China. The first patent for the tool was acquired by Hiram Maxim in 1866. The device was refined and rereleased by Marcel Grateau in 1890. It finally went electric in 1959, greatly reducing the chances of burning off strands while styling. You can see old versions of the curling iron in the notes. Or check out the evolution of the hairdryer here–– Laura Martin

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