From the daily archives: "Tuesday, July 12, 2016"

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Mega Sexy Volume. It’s something we’re all after. It’s practically a trademark to every beauty on the front cover of magazines and Hollywood starlets. The crucial nuances behind this look that every woman wants and every man wants to touch is softness, shine, body and most importantly a tousled quality that is just a little lived-in and a lot of sexy. Lucky for you and I, you don’t even need to head to the salon to create the volume and body we all want. Simply click through the notes and follow the steps. Your hair will be the envy of all your friends. –– Michelle Rotbart Click for StyleNotes →

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Adding darker or lighter pieces to your hair makes it look fuller, emphasizes texture, and highlights movement, but too many colors can create a messy, busy effect. However, if you vary level within a single shade you can get all the benefits of dimension while maintaining a clean, simple palette. The effect works well with both hand painted techniques—balayage, ombre—and classic highlighting. Click the notes to learn more about creating this trending effect. –– Laura Martin  Click for StyleNotes →

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Blasting your hair with a dryer is the last thing you want to do when the sun is shining and the great outdoors are calling your name. Put down the heat styling tools ladies and opt to wear air-dried tendrils that are raw, undone, and lived-in. Air-drying is time-saving and will let you snooze a few extra minutes in the AM. It is possible to have totally amazing hair without heat styling, as long as you have the right techniques and products. So if you’re ready to start sleeping in and still look great, click through to style notes. –– Michelle Rotbart  Click for StyleNotes →