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Colored by Tabitha at ARROJO NYC, this delicately hand-painted hairstyle is the perfect way to lighten up for summer. Hand-painting or balayage is the process of free-hand painting color onto the hair without using foils. This gives a natural lived-in feel to the color. Since the colorist has full control over where on the hair the color will lay, each client is left with a fresh and customized look. Click through to style notes for more insights on modern, artisan hair coloring techniques. –– Kelly Rowe

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Whether you see an original recording artist and a fearless fashion pioneer or someone that’s rather clever at flashing her knickers and jumping on the latest musical fads, Rihanna’s chameleonic charms mean that an interesting new hairstyle is never too far away. This bushy and bouncy ponytail is viciously flirty, dirtily dramatic, and screams, look at me. High ponytails are also great for giving an illusion of lift for cheekbones and temples, as the eye is naturally drawn upwards when observing such a high-flying ‘do. To learn how to shape a similar style, click style notes.

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Some of the best and most beautiful vacations are in places that simply will not cooperate with your hair. Humidity can destroy good hair days and may have you hiding from cameras when you are trying to capture memories of your vacation. Knowing what tools and products to pack in your suitcase can make all the difference between perpetually bad hair days and beachy, sultry waves. Find quick and easy tips in the the style notes. –– Kelly Rowe 

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As soon as we saw her with a bow and a braid, Jennifer Lawrence became America’s sweetheart. Her style makes her a fashion and beauty icon, and now we follow her ensemble choices, makeup palettes, and hairstyles whenever the paparazzi snap her insouciant strut. Yet the images of her in the June issue of Marie Claire go beyond the usual red carpet glamor shots. Lensed by Jan Walters, we get a peek of the tomboy charms of an American treasure. To see the full spread, click style notes.

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Canadian supermodel Coco Rocha has transformed her look with this sleek bob and blunt bangs. Featuring a tapered nape and short lengths downs the sides, the shiny brunette tones and smooth surface create a dramatic, attention-grabbing finish. We also love how the sleek silhouette of this cut frames and highlights Coca’s beguiling high cheekbones. A strong hair cut with a fearless attitude, learn how to recreate this look in the style notes.