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If you get a chance to get away somewhere warm for spring break, you don’t want to waste precious beach time messing with your hair. And if you don’t get the chance for a vacation, you can still take it easy by going for a laid back variation on your beauty routine. The perfect spring break hairstyle takes five minutes or less, looks cool and laid back, and keeps hair out of your face. These three styles are effortless, pretty, and oh so simple. Now all you need is a big bottle of sunscreen and a cute bikini. Click the notes for step-by-step instructions. –– Laura Martin Click for StyleNotes →


Cara Delevinge recently told the world that she’s “not doing fashion work anymore,” but not before showing some leg for the latest Yves Saint Lauren Beauty campaign. Showing off the brand’s new Rouge pur Couture lipstick, the reformed model still knows how to pout. Interestingly, her hairstyle is the latest in a long line of high fashion images featuring long, windswept, devil-may-care hair. Once fall hits, this look will become the hot trend. Learn how to style it in the notes.

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Most of us put a lot of thought, time, and effort into the way we look. When people notice, it feels great, or at least, it can feel great. Compliments are surprisingly tricky: they can make you feel objectified or appreciated, valued or condescended to. It turns out that telling someone you like the way they look isn’t as easy as it seems, and if you get it wrong you can not only fail to make someone feel beautiful, but actually insult them. Want some help? Click the style notes for fool proof steps to a perfect compliment. –– Laura Martin

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Tis the season for holiday parties –– yay! In the next few weeks you might catch yourself running right from the office to your company holiday bash. If you don’t have time to start from scratch on your makeup, there are a few quick techniques you can use to punch up your makeup to a more glamorous look. Read on for quick fixes to use on your way to the next event. –– By Katie McBroom


Taken from the Lily Claspe spring/summer 2015 collection, these images of Hannah Kirkelie offer up an idyllic interpretation of the raked waves trend. This dreamy style is achievable for anyone with shoulder-length or longer hair and creates a boho-chic style for the girl about town. Learn how to get them in the style notes.

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