From the daily archives: "Tuesday, July 26, 2016"

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Despite it not being on every single beauty blog and news article, I still love a great ombré do. It’s been over five years since the trend really hit strong and every girl on the A-list as well as her followers rocked it. During that span we saw everything from natural options of subtle gradation to obvious statement making dip-dyed ends. As lengths came and went, ombré was a constant, gracing every style from bobs to mermaid inspired lengths. I loved the style because it is a fabulous way to experiment with different colors and add depth and definition to any look.. So even years later, I’m deeming this look more than just a fad and a definite do! In case you need added confirmation, click through to the notes to see my favorite looks from today’s it-gals. You’ll be booking an appointment with your colorist in no time.  –– Michelle Rotbart Click for StyleNotes →

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There are plenty of helpful articles on getting perfectly rumpled bedhead if you have long hair (check out my co-blogger Michelle’s recommendations here but if you have short hair there’s less guidance and more chance of disaster. The weight of long hair helps prevent wild cowlicks and flicks, but on short styles bedhead often equals looking like you stuck your finger in a light socket. Worst of all, when above-the-shoulder cuts get smashed between head and pillow they tend to form a stubborn flip. But don’t worry, with a few smart tips you can sleep your way to temptingly tousled locks. Click the notes to learn the secrets. –– Laura Martin  Click for StyleNotes →