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Rich chocolate brown layered with warm caramel and pale walnut form a decadent color palette as tempting as dessert. Layering the colors along steep diagonals creates a swirling blend of hues that’s melty, not stripy. This color works well on a variety of layered shapes, both long and short. Click the notes for application tips and professional formulas. –– Laura Martin Click for StyleNotes →

Sometimes watching beauty campaigns just makes you feel like you need to buy lots of products, but every once in a while someone will make an add that actually feels empowering. The video above, part of the Dove “Love Your Hair” campaign, is all about wearing your hair the way that feels most comfortable to you, instead of letting other people tell you how you should look. It’s a great message. Click through to the notes for other beauty campaigns that will give you a boost. –– Laura Martin

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It’s a given that any music festival is going to involve braids, messy ponytails, and flower crowns, but at Coachella, those familiar looks are only the beginning. This major music festival is a big scene for emerging fashion. From tiara’s to vintage updos to faux-undercuts we’ve got the scoop on the surfacing hair trends for spring and summer. Click the notes to learn more. –– Laura Martin Click for StyleNotes →

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When you think of hair modeling, you probably think of wigs teased into the shape of animals, or wild asymmetrical haircuts, but hair modeling isn’t just for the daring. Hair modeling actually falls into three  categories: training, demoing, and stage work. All three of these options give you a great cut for a fraction of what you’d pay at a normal salon visit. Learn more about all the options in the style notes. ––  Laura Martin  Click for StyleNotes →

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This spring, the beret is making a comeback. It’s not hard to see why—francophile style is all the rage—but it is a little hard to see how. Berets have become such a stereotypical indicator of French-ness that we now associate them with Pepe Le Pew. Berets are also associated with beatniks, jazz musicians, and Che Guevara. Thats a lot of connections and they can make this particular topper feel a little costume-y. How do you make this historic accessory feel contemporary? Click the notes to find out. ––  Laura Martin  Click for StyleNotes →