From the daily archives: "Wednesday, June 8, 2016"

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Photos: (clockwise from left),, Instagram user lazybumtotbeauty

Symmetry is calming, comforting, and classic; our brains like it because it is easy to process. Asymmetry is more complex, closer to chaos, but when properly balanced, it creates both harmony and energy. Asymmetric shapes are stimulating, and this makes them the perfect fix for boredom. So if you love your bob’s easiness, versatility and flattering line but are feeling the urge for a change, adjusting its proportions is the perfect solution. Learn more about shifting the balance of your bob in the notes. –– Laura Martin Click for StyleNotes →

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In the summer, everyone’s skin gets a little rosier, and warmer colors are more flattering. Fruity hues like this peach shade feel bright and refreshing like a frozen summer treat. Bright summer shades don’t need to be a solid hue, rather, a sheer gaze over your existing color will keep some natural dimension and minimize maintenance. Get the formula for this juicy hue in the notes. –– Laura Martin Click for StyleNotes →