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A silvery overlay gives colors a cool, metallic gloss that’s totally on trend. Adding silver dimension works for blondes, light brown shades, pastel hues, and even red tones. You could ask your colorist for a silver glaze the next time you’re in the salon, but you can also achieve a cool silvery shimmer at home. It’s quick, easy, and a great way to cure color boredom. Learn how to DIY metallic shimmer in the style notes. ––  Laura Martin Click for StyleNotes →

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It’s nearly impossible to picture Gwen Stefani without her platinum strands, or imagine Alexa Chung without her tousled brown waves, or to think of Anna Wintour without her signature crisp bob. These details make them easy to identify and provide the illusion of consistency even if they wear a wide range of clothing styles and makeup looks. There’s something appealing about a person who can stick to a single hairstyle—or slight variations on a theme—for decades. But why are we drawn to this sort of regularity? Is it only because consistency is unusual that it is appealing, or does a signature look signify something else, perhaps self-knowledge, or acceptance? If nothing else, a signature look is a quiet rebellion against the constant shifting of fashion trends, a way of dictating your own rules of styling instead of feeling pressured to follow someone else’s. Do you have a signature style? How long have you worn it? Click the notes to see celebs who are know for their signature ‘do and share your thoughts in the comments. –– Laura Martin  Click for StyleNotes →

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Photo: H&M Summer 2016 Campaign

If there is ever a time to try out a great new hair trend, it’s during the summer. And since we’re well into the new season, you now have the perfect opportunity to be brighter and bolder in your look. So whether it’s trying a new hair color or embracing your natural hair texture, all of these trends are non-committal and will change up your look instantly. Click through to the notes to learn what you should we rocking all summer long. –– Michelle Rotbart  Click for StyleNotes →