From the daily archives: "Tuesday, August 18, 2015"

curls

Thank goodness we have put down the straighteners and abandoned appointments at dry-bars in favor natural texture.  No more ironing and relaxing kinks and coils! A quick look at social media reveals that plenty of it girls like Karlie Kloss, Jourdan Dunn, Rihanna, Chrissy Teigan and Grace Macary have adopted this style, letting their natural tendrils flow. If you’re ready to take on the ways of the wavy haired mantra, make sure to stock up on plenty of stylers that moisturize, define and soften tendrils. Click through to style notes to learn which ones will set you up for your best super curls yet. –– Michelle Rotbart

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natural beaity

After all the pastel, rainbow hair, ombre, wet looks, and undercuts, a softly layered shape in a single hue feels refreshingly uncomplicated. This look doesn’t call attention to itself, it simply flatters with glossy jet, feathery ends, and a nonchalant side-sweep. The dark, cool shade minimizes imperfections in the skin. It’s simply gorgeous. Learn more about the trend toward minimalism in the style notes. –– Laura Martin

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pink pastel hair

Of all the pastel shades pink is by far the most popular. We’ve seen it on celebs we would never expect to embrace avant garde trends: Rachel McAdams, January Jones, and even Helen Mirren. Perhaps even more surprising, each of them pulled off the look. Even though it’s far from natural, pink hair seems less extreme than other crayon-box shades. What is it about pink hair that we find so appealing? Click the notes to find out. –– Laura Martin

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Beautiful young woman with long hair on grey background

This is a guide for those who color their hair. Choosing a color that you want to sport isn’t all just about something you thought looked amazing in a magazine. A lot of determining factors have to go into choosing a shade that will work for you. What may be the perfect pink for your favorite celebrity may look less then stellar when you get the same thing. Click the notes to discover 4 ways to know if you are wearing the wrong hair color. –– Kelly Rowe

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