From the daily archives: "Friday, September 4, 2015"
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With their natural and organic branding, Aveda were cosmetic Kings of the 90s. Lately, they’ve been pulled back into the pack of beauty brands fighting it out to make you beautiful. To help their new makeup line standout, they’ve published a look book called, ‘Sublime Spirit,’ where photographed portraits are made to look more like paintings, thanks to opulent details. Featuring royally-inspired hairdos, like polished curls and Marie Antoinette-style bouffants, the clothing, hair and makeup are all as regal as can be. See the full spread in the notes.

old wives tale

There are many unusual and unfounded ideas about hair. From racy bachelorette parties to the refined ladies who lounge at the golf club, women and girls love a good tête-à-tête over their locks. Often this leads to mistaken or confused ideas and beliefs –– Old Wives Tales. One story that been circulating for a long time is that getting a color treatment thickens your hair. But does it? Find out in the notes.

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kat graham

The bob is one of the classic cuts. Sometimes, though, it feels boring, especially for a night out or a special occasion. As shown by Kat Graham at the VMAs, the way to create distinction is to use vintage styling as your inspiration. The tousled, romantic and whimsical shape pictured here is reminiscent of the Jazz Age, yet also fearlessly modern. The deep parting with the short side tucked back creates asymmetry while the artfully curled sweep creates an eye-grazing and open face-frame for a style that is chic, classy, and sexy. Learn to put your own spin on this look in the click style notes.

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