From the daily archives: "Thursday, June 9, 2016"

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Photo: A Cup of Joe

So I just got asked to me a bridesmaid! I’m excited as I’ve never gotten to be in a wedding party before. Since I’ll be in a lineup of other cute gals in the same dress I want to find an easy way to still feel like myself. I figured the easiest option besides nail polish or jewelry would be my hair!  Obviously I want to look polished, but not overly done so I decided on a great half up do involving two braids. It’ll be great for the keeping my hair out of my face yet still looking prim without rocking a stereotypical helmet hair updo. The other thing I love about this braid is that it is totally a style I can rock all summer. Think this look will be right for your next event? Click through to style notes to learn how to create it! –– Michelle Rotbart Click for StyleNotes →

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Sometimes looking stylish means making a bold statement, but often the coolest girls are the ones whose effort is subtle: the perfect t-shirt, that just-right shade of lip-gloss, and highlights so subtle you can’t really tell that they were done in a salon. This look which pairs an ultra-natural cool base shade with barely-there ash-blonde highlights will give your hair an understated summer update, sure to get  get you noticed without feeling showy. Get the formulas and application tips in the style notes. –– Laura Martin  Click for StyleNotes →

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Photos: hairtrend.ru For the summer, what could be more fun that a splash of bright color? Coloring your fringe is a great way to get a big “bang” out of a small amount of color. Place a few foils on the interior layers, or hand paint the top surface to place the color across the round of the head where light naturally hits, for a reflective effective that makes hair look thicker and shinier. Learn more about this trending color placement in the notes. ––  Laura Martin  Click for StyleNotes →