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The best thing about a bob is the swing and movement you can create with a good blow dry and an artistic finish. This shows off its beauty – timeless, classic, and always in. In the pictured image, the soft tousle creates lived-in style, deconstructed texture, and loose, elegant, tailoring. But how can you create that at home? By wrap-drying. Find out how to do it in the notes.

sea breeze bun

Overused words and phrases lose the rich context of their original meaning, becoming clichés. Case in point: beach hair. Before the word “beachy” became the darling of the beauty industry it had lots of connotations: sun streaked, damp, wind-blown, wavy. This style recalls these original associations. It’s not wavy, but the wind blown messiness, seaweed textured tendrils and dampish gloss bring to mind a day at the ocean. Learn to create the look in the style notes. –– Laura Martin

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faux pixie

Playful, confident and androgynous, the pixie cut is timeless and daring. For long-haired girls, a cropped cut may be out of the question, but that doesn’t mean you can’t fake one for a day. These faux-pixie styles create the illusion of a short gamine shape with none of the commitment. They’re cool, stylish, and easy to create. Click the style notes for step-by-step instructions. –– Laura Martin

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Looking polished –– intentionally put together –– is great for job interviews and court appearances. But let’s be honest: most of the time we don’t want to look like we’re trying too hard. We want to look gorgeous in an easygoing, approachable, natural way. But how do you pull off effortlessly beautiful without running the risk of looking lackadaisical? Click the style notes to find out. –– Laura Martin

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