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From Natalie Portman to Jessica Alba, buttery praline hues are gaining popularity with celebrities. Praline—a confection made from butter, sugar and nuts—has a warm taupe-caramel hue that’s gorgeous on strands. A blend of a few different levels of the same hue creates intricate, spun-sugar sparkle and soft dimension. Get the formulas and application tips to recreate this celebrity trend in the notes. –– Laura Martin Click for StyleNotes →

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It’s getting serious hot, the kind of hot where wearing your hair down is no longer an option. But not to worry, speaking of options, these combs, clips and cuffs provide lots of them. Unlike the cheap accessories you can find at the drug store, these actually hold your hair in place and the sleek modern designs make even the most basic styles look more appealing. The pieces were designed by celebrity stylist Jen Atkin whose client list includes Khloe Kardashian, Jessica Alba and Kay Perry. See more of her innovative designs and examples of how to use them in the notes.  ––  Laura Martin  Click for StyleNotes →

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Great waves and beachy tendrils are my most wanted summer style, even if I’m no where near the surf. And for those of you who didn’t know, beach waves and short hair are not mutually exclusive. Whether your hair ends just at your collarbone or hangs by your ears, all you need to achieve #beachvibes is a great styler that encourages waves and texture and a whole lot of inspiration. To get you started I pulled together a collection of my favorite gals rocking collarbone-grazing waves in the notes. –– Michelle Rotbart Click for StyleNotes →

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If you’re going to sit in the front row at a big show like Christian Dior, you’d better look great from behind. Jessica Alba’s jeweled collar and sleek, folded updo nailed it at Paris Fashion Week. From behind, her folded bun had a fan shape reminiscent of a geisha’s chignon. In front, her dark roots, center part, and glossy smoothness gave the style classic appeal. Click the notes for step-by-step instructions to recreating this fashionable look. ––  Laura Martin Click for StyleNotes →