From the daily archives: "Wednesday, August 17, 2016"



I’ve written several articles on tricks and techniques to wake up with perfect skin and nails. #Iwokeuplikethis #flawless. This may seem like a mere dream, since many of us have woken up with weird marks on our skin and odd kinks in our hair, but you can actually get beauty sleep! More and more beauty and textile brands are releasing technology infused and luxury pillowcases to target beauty concerns like wrinkles and frizz. And since we spend up to one third of each day sleeping, (or more if we’re lucky!), we should all be taking advantage of this time to repair our skin and hair. So if you’re ready to sleep your way to better skin and hair, click through to the notes.  –– Michelle Rotbart Click for StyleNotes →



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Lived-in texture, waves, and bends continue to trend and I couldn’t be happier. Partly because it means smooth, over primped blowouts are out and wash-and-go, air-dried texture is in. And while this style is perfect for easy Sundays, sometimes even we lazy gals want a look that is just a tad more polished. Enter the new look of modern waves, they involve a little heat styling, but mostly just your fingers and some great product. They’re perfect for an evening out and you can even wear them the next few days! Click through to the notes, to learn how to get started. –– Michelle Rotbart Click for StyleNotes →



Changing your hair color or cut is a big decision that is often carefully thought out before making the final commitment. Some people may not see it as dramatic of a change that it is, but the reality is that a new do will affect the way you do your makeup and wear your clothes. It’s a head-to-toe transformation that we’d like to try on before we buy, and the way to imagine yourself in celebrity hairdos is by using your handy smartphone or tablet.

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