From the daily archives: "Thursday, June 4, 2015"

Fashion Model Girl Portrait with Long Blowing Hair

Extensions were popular a few years back, but now we are seeing them fade away. The popularity of shorter styles and natural textures has made extensions seem unnecessary and more work than their worth. However, besides all these changes in trends, you may still want to have longer lengths for a special occasion. Or you may have fine limp strands that make you feel self-conscious. So how can you make extensions work for you and look natural? Click the notes. –– Kelly Rowe

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marilyn

Marilyn Monroe is an icon of beauty. From her perfect platinum bob to her red lips she was rarely seen out of her femme fatale character. Marilyn did, however, have a softer side, which was explored by the beauty team at Max Mara’s Fall ’15 show. The hair and beauty was inspired by a famous portrait of Marilyn at the beach, taken by George Barris in 1962. Wrapped in cozy knit, Marilyn looks fragile, feminine, vulnerable. As you can tell from the above photos, the faux-bobs created for the Max Mara show are a great ode to the star and an even better look for summer. To try this look on, click through to style notes. –– Michelle Rotbart

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avengers red

Super heroes can’t have ordinary hair, especially if they’re genetically enhanced, expert spy/athlete/assassins like Avengers’ Black Widow. This red is special, a natural looking copper enhances and intensified just past over the edge of fantasy. Its sure to make you feel superhuman. Get the professional formula and tips on application in the notes. –– Laura Martin

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In the summer no one wants to mess with high maintenance hair. The best colors for the warmer months weather well; they evolve with sun exposure and grow out softly. These easygoing styles will give you a little something new that will look gorgeous for months to come. Click the style notes for ten inspiring takes on subtle summer color. –– Laura Martin

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