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The bun is a style chameleon capable of looking romantic, casual, or avant garde. It’s perfect for keeping you cool, more stylish than a ponytail, and so easy that literally anyone can master the technique. Click the notes for step-by-step instructions to creating each of the looks pictured above and you’ll have a bun repertoire to envy. –– Laura Martin  Click for StyleNotes →

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The bouffant may never come back in full 1960s glory, but revamped versions are experiencing a resurgence. Ever since Lana Del Ray reinvented big hair, we’ve been seeing variations on styles like the beehive and bouffant. The version shown here is soft and shiny, with a glamorous deep side part and big twirled curls. Learn to create this reimagined retro shape in the notes. –– Laura Martin  Click for StyleNotes →

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If you’ve ever wondered how your hairstylist is able to make your locks look so good, I’ve got some good news for you: a lot of it is the product. Yes, your stylist has skills, but he/she has also perfected the art of product usage. Every styling aid has it’s place, but there are a few that stand out from the pack, products that perform multiple functions and work on almost everyone. A good stylist knows the art of product isn’t just about selection, it’s also how much you use, when you apply it, and what area of the head it goes on. Click the notes for a list of professional hairdressers MVPs and multiple ways to use each one. –– Laura Martin Click for StyleNotes →

In the 1920s, when bobs first came into style, the cut was associated with the controversial flapper movement. Still wanting to be fashionable, less daring ladies wore their hair waved and pinned into head hugging shapes. Today, we know bobs are here to stay, but if you want the look without the commitment, this coif is a beautiful way to fake a shorter style. Get your own flapper inspired look in a few easy steps….

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I have already seen Star Wars: The Force Awakens twice. I love it for many reasons, but the biggest one is Daisy Ridley. How awesome is she? I can’t remember the last time I saw an unknown actor with such presence. I’m obsessed, and not just with her character, Rey. At the various premieres for the film Ridley has shown that she’s got style as well as talent. Click the notes for more pictures of her stand-out red carpet looks. –– Laura Martin Click for StyleNotes →