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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!


Hair Tip of the Day – Oct 31


Oct. 31

Happy Halloween! One way to add flair to your style is by using colored, clip-in extensions. Mix and match for the perfect combination for your look.

Hair Tip of the Day – Oct 30


Oct. 30

Stay away from anything oil-based because oil weighs the hair down. Opt for a volumizing spray and frizz-control serums instead.

Hair Tip of the Day – Oct 29


Oct. 29

If you wear a ponytail every day, be sure to watch out that the hair is not pulled back too tight. Too much tension, too often, is not good and can lead to breakage.

Hair Tip of the Day – Oct 28


Oct. 28

For an ultra-sleek style, apply some spray gel for a little bit of extra control to damp locks. Then, blow-dry with a round brush to add movement and shape.

Hair Tip of the Day – Oct 27


Oct. 27

Thinking about coloring your hair at home? Staying as close to your natural tone as possible will keep you from having to head to the salon for a color correction.

Hair Tip of the Day – Oct 26


Oct. 26

Avoid having your bangs interfere with your eyeglasses—opt for a fringe length at or above the brow line.

Hair Tip of the Day – Oct 25


Oct. 25

If you have really thick hair, figuring out what products work best and how much to use is key to effortless styling. Experiment to find the right combination that works for you.

Hair Tip of the Day – Oct 24


Oct. 24

When pulling hair back into a loose bun or French twist, secure the style with large hairpins and pull a few pieces out to fall around the face softly.

Hair Tip of the Day – Oct 23


Oct. 23

Looking for a delicious new scent that’s also good for the hair? Try raw coconut oil as a way to moisturize strands naturally with a yummy smell.

Hair Tip of the Day – Oct 22


Oct. 22

Take inspiration from the colors of autumn leaves, like russet, maple, burnished copper, gold and rich walnut, when picking the perfect seasonal hue.

Hair Tip of the Day – Oct 21


Oct. 21

Add a splash of sophistication to your ponytail by taking a little hair and wrapping it around the elastic.

Hair Tip of the Day – Oct 20


Oct. 20

Achieve a smooth, frizz-free finish by using a shine serum, which will help produce a healthy, clean sheen and amplify color.

Hair Tip of the Day – Oct 19


Oct. 19

Add a little spice to your look with a pop of color. Clip-in extensions are perfect for adding a fun shade like pink, green or blue.

Hair Tip of the Day – Oct 18


Oct. 18

Achieve a more flowing look with a larger curling iron. Wrap the hair around the barrel without closing the clamp to give a more gentle, undone wave.

Hair Tip of the Day – Oct 17


Oct. 17

Channel your inner rock star with a piecey, textured and spiky look that boasts must-have volume and definition.

Hair Tip of the Day – Oct 16


Oct. 16

Add texture to naturally straight strands by blow-drying quickly and curling random, one-inch sections around a curling iron.

Hair Tip of the Day – Oct 15


Oct. 15

Remember to keep your ends healthy by getting a trim every three months. If your strands get super stressed, you may need to go in more often to avoid frazzled ends.

Hair Tip of the Day – Oct 14


Oct. 14

For a glam style with lift, apply volumizing spray to damp locks and blow-dry, section by section, with a medium round brush.

Hair Tip of the Day – Oct 13


Oct. 13

After coiling strands around a one-inch curling iron, clip each curl up. Once they cool, take the clips out and finger-comb for delicate waves.

Hair Tip of the Day – Oct 12


Oct. 12

To enhance your look with bouncy curls and luscious layers, ask for a texturizing cut from your pro stylist.

Hair Tip of the Day – Oct 11


Oct. 11

A Brazilian blow-out will not chemically change the structure or make-up of your hair; it will simply create a smooth look. Ask for referrals to find the best stylist for this service

Hair Tip of the Day – Oct 10


Oct. 10

Any length of hair can be in fashion; you just need to consider what is best for your look and lifestyle.

Hair Tip of the Day – Oct 9


Oct. 9

Need some on-the-go style? Carry a travel-sized bottle of hairspray and a comb in your purse to tease your strands a little in the restroom when you need extra lift.

Hair Tip of the Day – Oct 8


Oct. 8

To best complement pale skin, check with your colorist to help you find a shade in the auburn family to enhance your skin tone.

Hair Tip of the Day – Oct 7


Oct. 7

For blondes, a glossing every three to four weeks is a really great way to keep the color brighter, keep the cuticle closed and keep the hair shiny and light.

Hair Tip of the Day – Oct 6


Oct. 6

The best way to keep your fresh haircolor is to use products appropriate for color-treated hair. Be careful to look at the labels when you’re shopping for shampoo and conditioner!

Hair Tip of the Day – Oct 5


Oct. 5

Love accessories? Avoid breakage by using cloth-covered elastic bands without the metal casing. Be kind to your hair and it will look fabulous, even in a simple ponytail.

Hair Tip of the Day – Oct 4


Oct. 4

Here’s a cool curl trick: Wrap hair around the outside of the curling iron. It’s an effortless way to get beachy keen waves.

Hair Tip of the Day – Oct 3


Oct. 3

Be sure about your new hair hue. Bright blondes and reds need constant TLC. Don’t make the switch unless you’re ready to commit to weekly conditioning treatments and monthly color sessions.

Hair Tip of the Day – Oct 2


Oct. 2

Is you hair naturally wavy? Add some definition by prepping damp tresses with a curl-boosting spray and wrapping sections around your fingers. Blow-dry using the diffuser attachment.

Hair Tip of the Day – Oct 1


Oct. 1

Not enough time in the morning? Choose a wet/dry flat iron, which allows you to straighten hair when it’s damp.

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