From the daily archives: "Sunday, July 31, 2016"

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Photo: brit.co

There’s a certain softness to pastels created by the effects of the sun, the hues of old barns, well-worn deck chairs, weathered wood. Sun-bleached colors aren’t just light, they’re also warm and soft, like this delicate shade of red-blonde. More subtle than a typical strawberry, this barely-red shade in flattering on most skin tones, and won’t clash with jewel toned dresses or your favorite red lipstick. Click the notes for the professional formulation and tips on application. –– Laura Martin  Click for StyleNotes →

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Photo: hji.co.uk

Rose gold has became such a hair color buzz word that its used to refer to any pinkish or peachy blonde, but this look actually resembles its namesake metal. The meld of rosy fawn, metallic pink, and pale peachy gold creates a rich shimmering effect. With a mixture of highlights and hand painting, this look is achieved in a simple 2-step process. Click the notes to get the application technique and professional formulations.  –– Laura Martin Click for StyleNotes →