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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!


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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!

   

Hair Tip of the Day – Sept 30


 

Sept. 30

 
When getting ready to make a haircolor switch, start with a strand test. Color just one strand of hair—in an inconspicuous place—to determine if you like the new hue!

Hair Tip of the Day – Sept 29


 

Sept. 29

 
The first step to creating full and healthy hair is to lead a full and healthy lifestyle! Drink a solid eight glasses of water every day.

Hair Tip of the Day – Sept 28


 

Sept. 28

 
Take care of your natural curls. Blow-dry hair with a diffuser and gently scrunch curls with your fingers and a dab of curl cream to keep them from looking limp.

Hair Tip of the Day – Sept 27


 

Sept. 27

 
Switch it up! You don’t always have to use a curling iron to craft picture-perfect spirals. Set locks on an assortment of small and medium hot rollers to create tight curls in varying sizes.

Hair Tip of the Day – Sept 26


 

Sept. 26

 
Make hairstyling more manageable by using a paddle brush to blow-dry bangs when hair is wet.

Hair Tip of the Day – Sept 25


 

Sept. 25

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

Hair Tip of the Day – Sept 24


 

Sept. 24

 
If your hair is dry or oily, washing it daily with the right shampoos will nourish and hydrate strands while properly cleansing.

Hair Tip of the Day – Sept 23


 

Sept. 23

 
Temperature control is important. Make sure your blow-dryer has cool, medium and hot settings. Stick to using medium heat to avoid damaging hair.

Hair Tip of the Day – Sept 22


 

Sept. 22

 
Mousses, styling lotions and pomades are all fantastic products to style cropped coifs—especially ones with layers!

Hair Tip of the Day – Sept 21


 

Sept. 21

 
Want your gorgeous red haircolor to last? Try washing the hair with cold water, as cold as you can stand it, to keep the color from fading.

Hair Tip of the Day – Sept 20


 

Sept. 20

 
Rain, rain go away! A simple way to combat frizz during rainstorm is to step out wearing a chic silk scarf around your head. You’ll be able to fight the elements and look fashionable at the same time!

Hair Tip of the Day – Sept 19


 

Sept. 19

 
To battle dry, brittle ends, have a hairstylist snip off about an inch of the hair’s length before adding a few additional layers throughout for definition.

Hair Tip of the Day – Sept 18


 

Sept. 18

 
Use a clarifying shampoo every two weeks to prevent products with silicone bases from building up and prevent hair from absorbing conditioners.

Hair Tip of the Day – Sept 17


 

Sept. 17

 
Wipe down flat iron plates with a damp rag while the flat iron is cooled, but still slightly warm to easily remove product or build-up.

Hair Tip of the Day – Sept 16


 

Sept. 16

 
With the fall season in full swing, it may be time for a new mane shade. Blonde? Add some darker lowlights. Brunette? Try a few warm crimson streaks.

Hair Tip of the Day – Sept 15


 

Sept. 15

 
Glam up the classic ponytail. Start by fashioning waves with a curling iron. Then, smooth the crown down with gel and gather spirals into a ponytail at the crown.

Hair Tip of the Day – Sept 14


 

Sept. 14

 
Take a quarter-size amount of shea butter and mix it in with your favorite conditioner to create a DIY deep-conditioning mask. Put on hair and wrap it in a towel for about 10 minutes.

Hair Tip of the Day – Sept 13


 

Sept. 13

 
To get the sexy, wind-blown look on your pixie cut, blow-dry hair using your fingers. With a flat iron, direct strands up. Finish with a texturizing pomade.

Hair Tip of the Day – Sept 12


 

Sept. 12

 
Tame those flyaways by applying a lightweight glaze on damp hair prior to going outside. It forms a protective barrier that helps fight frizz.

Hair Tip of the Day – Sept 11


 

Sept. 11

 
For a two-second style redo, try changing up where you part your hair. It will give you an instantly different look!

Hair Tip of the Day – Sept 10


 

Sept. 10

 
Don’t be afraid to work with hair tools and products. For silky locks, apply smoothing serum prior to flat-ironing tresses.

Hair Tip of the Day – Sept 9


 

Sept. 9

 
Want to achieve the perfect blow-dry? Part hair into four sections for greater control. You can blow-dry it straight and round the ends for a sleek look.

Hair Tip of the Day – Sept 8


 

Sept. 8

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

Hair Tip of the Day – Sept 7


 

Sept. 7

 
Give your mane extra bounce by asking your stylist to snip in a few layers. They may even create a few more styling options!

Hair Tip of the Day – Sept 6


 

Sept. 6

 
Make that short snip look extra sleek by applying a bit of shine serum to damp tresses before blow-drying with a round brush.

Hair Tip of the Day – Sept 5


 

Sept. 5

 
To get perfectly straight strands, start by applying a heat protectant to damp strands, then blow-dry using a small round brush and finish with a flat iron.

Hair Tip of the Day – Sept 4


 

Sept. 4

 
For all the fair-skinned, freckle-faced ladies out there: If you have never considered joining the ginger club, a vibrant red haircolor would look fabulous on you!

Hair Tip of the Day – Sept 3


 

Sept. 3

 
If your haircolor is growing out at the roots, stagger your part on the diagonal. It will scatter the color and distract the eye from seeing a regrowth line.

Hair Tip of the Day – Sept 2


 

Sept. 2

 
If your hair is naturally straight, add texture by blow-drying quickly and curling random, one-inch sections around a curling iron.

Hair Tip of the Day – Sept 1


 

Sept. 1

 
Looking to pump up the volume? Lightly tease hair with a rattail comb. Tease it a the root for the most lift.

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