From the daily archives: "Tuesday, August 30, 2016"

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A bright silk lining elevates a well-made bag or coat, and now it can do the same thing for your hair. Placing a lighter veil on the underside of your hair illuminates your face and neck, softens the edge, and adds interest without breaking up the clean lines of a classic shape. From Victoria’s Secret model Romee Strijd to singer/actress Mandy Moore, celebrities are embracing the technique, which adds interest to classic shapes and long flowing lengths. Click the notes to learn more about this surfacing trend. ––  Laura Martin Click for StyleNotes →

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The luxury of a visit to the salon is one of my favorite pleasures. The head massage, the luscious products, the perfect blowout, is pampering at its best, if it all goes well. But an award haircut, not-quite-right color, or ill-suited style are just as unpleasant as a great appointment is luxurious. It may feel like the end result is solely in the hands of your stylist, but you have more control over what happens behind the chair than you think. With a few simple tips, you can take your salon time to the next level and leave every appointment feeling fabulous. Learn how in the notes. –– Laura Martin Click for StyleNotes →