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Every year it seems like there’s a new miracle hair product promising you bigger, better, and swirlier waves and curls for summer. What they don’t tell you is that, if you have natural texture, better than any product will be a diffuser, a simple $20-$40 attachment you can clip onto your blow dryer. Click the notes to find out how to use one.

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Sent to us by Alex Efstratiou, stylist at ARROJO NYC, this look was created for the ARROJO Underground Trend Forecast Show. Inspired by the clash between glamor and grunge that melds into New York’s street-inspired styles, Alex used a clever combination of scissor and razor cutting to create this style. Read Alex’s own thoughts in the notes.

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chanel-bob

I always think you should get a haircut that makes you feel good; if shaving your head makes you feel good then that is the look you should be wearing. However, getting a cut or style based on what somebody says is trendy, can lead to unfitting looks. In this case, it’s a good idea to think twice or get a second opinion before taking the plunge. A recent fashion show may have brought brunette back into fashion, but the shape of the style surely proves not all runway styles were meant to be followed. Click the notes for more. –– Kelly Rowe

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colombre cover

We all know apparel trends have a tendency to swing back and forth on the fashion pendulum. It’s wise to remember hair is no different. Back in 2013, Danny Moon, celebrity colorist at the Andy LeCompte Salon in West Hollywood, coined “Colombré,” a riff on ombré hair. As ombré became more mainstream, it was his way of creating distinction between the classic two-tone look everybody was doing, and a bold and colorful rainbow makeover. Now the look is gaining traction again, especially for those who are into taking bold beauty risks. Into it? Talk to your colorist on whether you should go for pastel or super bright. Need inspiration? Click through to style notes to see some creative colors. –– Michelle Rotbart

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