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For our 40th Anniversary issue it was unanimous between Sophisticate’s and our reader’s that social media’s favorite beauty icon, Kim Kardashian West, would be our cover girl!

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You guys voted for your favorite “Style Icons” and the results are in! See who made the cut in the issue.

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Take a peak at the “40 Best looks” that we’ve feature in this year’s issues of Sophisticate’s Hairstyle Guide!

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Get inspired by our compilation of “40 Great Star Looks” just for you!

Free Swag Free Swag!

For our 40th Anniversary we’re giving away over $7,000 worth of fabulous hair and beauty products in our “Big Beauty Giveaway”. Enter and get a chance to win some of the most coveted beauty merch in our November 2018 issue.

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Sophisticate’s is always on the pulse on what’s hot in beauty right now. We’ve curated some of this month’s must-have products just for you!

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‘90s Supermodel, style icon and the queen of the short cut, Linda Evangelista influenced an entire generation before the Gigi & Bella Hadid’s of today. Get the issue to see some of Linda’s best mane transformations over the years!


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A mixture of highlights and lowlights give your mane a multidimensional effect and a unique, spicy style.

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Don’t be afraid to work with hair tools and products. For silky locks, apply smoothing serum prior to flat-ironing tresses. Finish with a drop of shine serum, and you’re ready to go!

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For beachy-keen waves, prep hair with a curl-boosting spray and wrap sections around your fingers. Finish with a diffuser attachment on your bow-dryer.

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Leave-in conditioners and UV protectant sprays help protect haircolors from sun damage.

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You don’t always have to use one tool to curl your coif. Set locks on an assortment of medium and large hot rollers to create variations in curl size.

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If you’re hesitant to try a new mane shade, ask your stylist for a semi-permanent color. You’ll have a few weeks to get used to the new you!

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Bad hair day? Try parting your hair on the side, fashion small braids and toss them up into a low bun.

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If you’re heat styling your mane on a regular basis, apply a bit of leave-in conditioner to your hair to protect it from the heat.

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Don’t let your lovely layers fall flat! Enhance razored edges by flat-ironing the ends for a sleek, smooth finish.

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Braids are for grown-ups, too! Craft a thick braid at your nape and twist into a nifty chignon or add one around the face for a “head band” effect.

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Anyone can wear any haircolor. The trick? Consult with a hair expert to find the best version of the hue for your skin tone.

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Make your haircolor really gleam by having your stylist apply glossing treatment, or pick up the DIY version at home.

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Another volumizing trick! Take small, plastic-toothed comb and backcomb your tresses by gently directing the small end of the comb in circular motions.

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Battle frizzies using haircare products like conditioner, mousse and serum, which are chocked full of moisture.

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Love bangs, but don’t want to give up your long locks? Keep the bangs a little longer, skimming your lashes, for a sexy look that doesn’t skimp on length.

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Give your cropped layers a bit of edginess with a touch of sculpting wax. Put a dab on your fingers and work it through individual strands for a piecey effect.

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Keep long-lasting waves throughout your mane by securing loose curls with hair pins; then, let them cool to maintain their shape.

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Accessories can add flair to your ‘do, but non-abrasive clips and covered elastic bands eliminate breaking and pulling.

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When applying any hair product, section hair and apply product to each portion individually to ensure even distribution.

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Keep your bangs in order by blow-drying with the help of a round or vent brush and aiming the blow-dryer downward.

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The secret to great hair is a clean canvas. Conditioning your locks keeps them healthy and shiny.

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Get smooth, sleek strands by flat-ironing tresses from root to tip. Finish lightweight gloss drops for ultimate shine.

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Give your crown a little lift and apply some root booster (to the roots, of course!) before blow-drying with a medium round brush.

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To best care for a wavy mane, run a curl cream through damp strands prior to diffusing.

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Want volume? Lift one section of hair straight up and move teasing comb down from root to tip in one fluid motion. No ratting!

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Short hair? Try a smooth daytime look, then use hair wax for a daring texture at night.

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To make ringlets last, spray each section of hair with light hairspray before using your curling iron.

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When you opt for a low-maintenance hair day, toss your strands up into a ponytail and secure with a covered elastic band without a metal casing to avoid doing damage to your hair.

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Give your mane a little boost with voluminous curls. The trick is to let the spirals cool completely before you brush through them so they don’t lose shape.

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If you want to brighten up your tame caramel coif, try golden highlights for a little spark.

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Pump up the volume by blow-drying hair with a round brush, lifting at the crown to engage a bit of height into your coif.

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