From the daily archives: "Monday, July 20, 2015"

frizz

If you’re like me, this is the season of constantly trying to de-frizz your hair. While I do enjoy having a cloud of curls on my head, in summer it’s an effort not to look like Medusa. The humidity is unavoidable, but frizz prevention starts with your personal hair regime. Can’t wait to get rid of the frizziness? Click through to style notes to learn what makes your hair freak out and tips on how to keep it smooth. –– Michelle Rotbart

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top knot

As I was perusing the recent Resort collections, I noticed a great top knot from Miu Miu. More rock and roll party girl then prim, this look said “I’m having a great time so I’m going to throw my hair up and keep dancing.” This works great for me. Not only can I get my party on, it means piling the hair on top of the head in an end of the night emergency is now a stylish and chic do. I can’t thank Miuccia Prada enough! Don’t wait until the resort clothes are in store, start wearing this look now. To learn how to emulate this style, click through to style notes. –– Michelle Rotbart

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espresso

A perfect shot of espresso has a lovely layer of foam that rests on the top, giving the dark flavor of the liquid a bit of contrasting lightness. This hair color mimics the effect by combining a deep nearly-black brunette with a swirl of tawny lightness. It’s a dramatic look that will return shine and richness to sun-bleached strands. Get the formulas and tips on application in the style notes. –– Laura Martin

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daisy chain

The romantic braid gets a bohemian update with a deep side part and a dusting of white flowers. This pretty look would be perfect for a picnic, a date, or a summer wedding. Thanks to new braid-in accessories like this you don’t have to visit a field of wildflowers to get the look. You could also create your own DIY accessory by glueing small flowers onto a length or thin ribbon or suede. The rest is simple. Learn to create this sweet style in the notes. –– Laura Martin

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