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You’ve probably noticed that hairdressers’ color always looks a little extra special, that even if you and your stylist have the same exact shade hers just seems a bit better somehow. Your not just imagining things. Professionals do have a few tricks for making their color look extra zingy, coloring tips that take a shade to the next level. Click the notes to get the secrets. –– Laura Martin  Click for StyleNotes →


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If you live in New York or anywhere else hot, greasy hair is probably an issue you are familiar with. Many of us, especially those who commute, know all to well how the summer heat can turn a cool do into a sad and limp don’t. But wherever you are, summer isn’t always gentle to our hair, thus a chignon or a ponytail becomes a go-to style. But your mane shouldn’t suffer due to the heat! There are some great tips and tricks to still have amazing hair all summer long despite the rising temperatures. Click through to style notes to get the know-how. –– Michelle Rotbart Click for StyleNotes →


Her explanation of R&B may have lacked luster, but Zendaya can still pull off a shimmering hairdo. Seen walking the red carpet to the Billboard Music Awards, the popster shows off a sleek straight style, reminiscent of the keratin-straight look made famous in the ‘90s. This glamorous high shine finish is great for a night on the town. Learn how to recreate it at home. . .   Click for StyleNotes →

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Think there’s only one way to wear a center part? Think again. The middle split can look cool and trendy if worn right, or harsh and unflattering if styled incorrectly. To get this look right, you need to think about balance. So how do you make your center parting look its best? Click the notes to find out. –– Laura Martin  Click for StyleNotes →

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In the early 2000s when I first became a stylist short haircuts were all about tendrils and points. Barbered edges, clean ends, and blunt texture were considered boyish or matronly, but over the years I’ve come to believe the exact opposite: putting boyish lines on feminine features actually emphasizes softness and flatters strength, creating looks that are feminine yet powerful. My favorite short cuts now are structured and powerful, but they still have details that feminize. What separates these looks from the boy’s? Click the notes to find out. –– Laura Martin  Click for StyleNotes →