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America’s sweetheart Taylor Swift is gracing our February 2018 cover! We have all of the pop star’s best mane moves and beauty secrets right in this issue.


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Check out these glamourous before and after hair makeovers!


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Sophisticate’s got to chat with Fox-TV Star’s Brittany O’Grady!


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Bring in the holidays with hair inspirations from your favorite celebs!


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We have some of the top products you need to bring with you into the new year! Check them out!


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Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 31


 

Dec. 31

 
Say hello to 2011 in style! Opt for a down hairstyle like long waves and curls. Blast the dryer for 30 to 60 seconds over your completed hairdo and then use your fingers to shape, avoiding too much perfection. Spray gently with a light hairspray for a uniquely sexy and glamourous feel.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 30


 

Dec. 30

 
Keep hair healthy and shiny by using care when styling. Always apply thermal protectant products prior to heat styling.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 29


 

Dec. 29

 
Rock sexy style, now! Make your curls and waves a little messy with a blast of warm air from the blow-dryer, which will cause separation. The movement created can adds a touch of seduction to your coiffure.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 28


 

Dec. 28

 
A comb attachment on the end of your blow-dryer is the safest way to blow out your hair because it helps to detangle strands and reduce tension, which in turn works to eliminate breakage.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 27


 

Dec. 27

 
Looking to add oomph? Extension pieces are the fastest and safest way to create great, long-lasting volume.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 26


 

Dec. 26

 
A small flat iron is a mane essential. Not only does it work to straighten strands, but it can also be used to fashion smooth waves and soft curls.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 25


 

Dec. 25

 
Want to rock a sexy upsweep for your holiday party? Try twisting hair up into a messy chignon and securing with bobby pins, leaving some strands to dangle loosely across your face ad neck for an extra-flirty effect.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 24


 

Dec. 24

 
If you are still craving the beachy waves of the summer season, spritz damp strands with texturizing spray and place in a loose braid before bed. When you wake up, remove the braid and finger-comb for a tousled set of wispy waves.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 23


 

Dec. 23

 
Ponytails can be posh. Slick back strands, secure with an elastic rubber band, wrap a piece of hair around the band and secure with a bobby pin for a sophisticatedly simple upsweep.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 22


 

Dec. 22

 
Opting for a layered look? Layers should be cut to act as arrows that direct a person’s gaze to the best features of your face, such as the eyes, lips or cheekbones.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 21


 

Dec. 21

 
Essential oils promote healthy hair growth. Choose your oil wisely! If you put it on your hand and it doesn’t absorb into your skin, it’s not an oil you want to put on your scalp.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 20


 

Dec. 20

 
Wondering how to care for human hair extensions? Shampoo and condition them once or twice a week. Then, blow-dry, straighten or curl.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 19


 

Dec. 19

 
To keep your blow-out looking lovely, don’t sleep with a wild head of hair. Preserve your smooth strands by placing them on top of your head in a loose bun. Doing so will also maintain and boost volume at the roots.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 18


 

Dec. 18

 
Before hitting up a hot event, add shine with a glossing treatment and address unwanted root growth by coloring hair.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 17


 

Dec. 17

 
For the sake of your body and your mane, get a solid eight glasses of H2O per day and incorporate leafy greens into your diet.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 16


 

Dec. 16

 
Using your blow-dryer’s nozzle is the best way to help prevent frizz because it concentrates the airflow on sections. Without a nozzle, the dryer’s grill gets very hot; if your hair gets too close to it, it will cause damage and/or breakage.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 15


 

Dec. 15

 
For curly girls: Use a diffuser attachment to gently surround your hair with air while blow-drying. Doing so will help fend off frizz and give your ringlets great shape.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 14


 

Dec. 14

 
Try an ionic dryer. These particular blow-dryers bathe your hair in negative ions, which help break up water molecules faster and cancel out hair-damaging positive ions. Plus, your blow-drying time is cut in half. Love that!

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 13


 

Dec. 13

 
Brush before shampooing. A few gentle strokes on dry hair will help remove product build-up and scalp flakes, as well as stimulate the scalp and promote blood flow to hair follicles.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 12


 

Dec. 12

 
Nourish thirsty strands by applying a deep conditioner once every two weeks. These treatments penetrate the hair shaft and strengthen strands. Using heat (from a blow-dryer) can intensify deep conditioning, as the heat causes the cuticle to open and the ingredients to penetrate.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 11


 

Dec. 11

 
Give wet hair extra T.L.C. because it stretches and snaps more easily than dry hair does. Use a wide-tooth plastic comb while hair is wet. Then, once it’s towel-dried, switch to a good brush.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 10


 

Dec. 10

 
Are you a shady lady? Keep your hue looking hot by using color-protective haircare products. They’re specially designed to minimize dryness, keep your color true and prevent additional damage.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 9


 

Dec. 9

 
Trim your troubles. As the ends of your hair get older and damaged by such things as too much heat styling, they become prone to splitting. Get regular trims, at least 1/2 inch every four to eight weeks, to keep your hair looking healthy.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 8


 

Dec. 8

 
Mist your ends with water before home coloring. The ends of your hair are more porous and, as a result, absorb more pigment. Wet hair doesn’t absorb color as readily as dry hair.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 7


 

Dec. 7

 
Steer clear of plastic-bristle brushes. A combination of natural boar bristles are best for dry hair, while soft, rubber-toothed brushes are best for damp hair.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 6


 

Dec. 6

 
For an effortlessly undone ponytail, comb through your hair with your hands before securing the look into a low ponytail.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 5


 

Dec. 5

 
Give your strands a rest by checking out wigs. Wigs are a trendy option and available in countless styles that can be customized for your individual needs.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 4


 

Dec. 4

 
The perfect winter cut for straight hair is just below the shoulders and blunt. Avoid limp locks by shampooing and conditioning with volumizing products.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 3


 

Dec. 3

 
Investing in a good humidifier to help counteract the dry air caused by heating devices and keep moisture in your strands.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 2


 

Dec. 2

 
As the temperatures drop, it’s best to get your strands trimmed more frequently to prevent split ends from moving up the hair shaft.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 1


 

Dec. 1

 
Always try to wear a hat, hood or scarf in breezy, cold weather. Not only will this protect your color from the harsh temps, it will keep your style looking great.

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