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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 – Feb 28


 

Feb. 28

 
Experimenting with different hair hues can be fun. If you’re not ready to color your entire head, go for subtle highlights.

Hair Tip of the Day – Feb 27


 

Feb. 27

 
An on-the-go beauty must includes carrying hair powder in your bag. It freshens up oily roots or boost volume.

Hair Tip of the Day – Feb 26


 

Feb. 26

 
Wearing wigs is a great way to try out new colors and styles—just make sure to protect your hair underneath by wearing a wig cap.

Hair Tip of the Day – Feb 25


 

Feb. 25

 
Lash-skimming bangs are perfect if you don’t want to commit to full-on fringe. You can always sweep them to the side or pin them back.

Hair Tip of the Day – Feb 24


 

Feb. 24

 
After using the same shampoo and conditioner year after year, if you find your hair behaving badly after each wash, experiment with a new product!

Hair Tip of the Day – Feb 23


 

Feb. 23

 
If you want to join the ginger club, make sure you have the time to freshen up your haircolor as often as possible. Red fades quickly!

Hair Tip of the Day – Feb 22


 

Feb. 22

 
To make your curls look as natural as possible, wind small sections of hair around a curling iron in varying directions.

Hair Tip of the Day – Feb 21


 

Feb. 21

 
Freshen up your scalp using a sulfate-free or non-sudsing shampoo that locks in moisture and promotes shine.

Hair Tip of the Day – Feb 20


 

Feb. 20

 
Work with what you’ve got! Pin-straight strands may not hold curls well, so try a pin-curled pin-up do and bring out your inner sex kitten.

Hair Tip of the Day – Feb 19


 

Feb. 19

 
Stay clear of scarlet shades if your skin has reddish undertones.

Hair Tip of the Day – Feb 18


 

Feb. 18

 
To combat breakage, eat the right foods (green leafy veggies, anyone?) and drink at least eight glasses of water a day to build strength in your strands.

Hair Tip of the Day – Feb 17


 

Feb. 17

 
Be careful of teasing too hard at the root. You may run the risk of dealing with breakage—be gentle!

Hair Tip of the Day – Feb 16


 

Feb. 16

 
A great haircut for women with a square face shape includes any look that softens your angular jaw and forehead. Try face-framing layers and highly texturized styles.

Hair Tip of the Day – Feb 15


 

Feb. 15

 
Having trouble with tangled strands? Work a bit of leave-in conditioner throughout your hair when you step out of the shower and then comb through it.

Hair Tip of the Day – Feb 14


 

Feb. 14

 
Impress your sweetheart by accessorizing with a silk headband, sexy barrette or faux flower in a shade of red, violet or pink.

Hair Tip of the Day – Feb 13


 

Feb. 13

 
Sulfate-free, color-safe shampoos help keep your hair hue fresh and help to keep the shade from fading.

Hair Tip of the Day – Feb 12


 

Feb. 12

 
Before making the transition from blonde to brunette, make sure you’re ready to commit to the deep shade. It’s not as easy to go from dark to light!

Hair Tip of the Day – Feb 11


 

Feb. 11

 
Enhance waves by applying volumizing mousse to freshly washed hair and blow-drying with a diffuser.

Hair Tip of the Day – Feb 10


 

Feb. 10

 
If you’re feeling bored with your hair look, a loose braid or twist can make a simple style more interesting.

Hair Tip of the Day – Feb 9


 

Feb. 9

 
During winter months, both the hair and scalp may dry out more easily. Try shampooing your hair every other day to lock in moisture.

Hair Tip of the Day – Feb 8


 

Feb. 8

 
For a vintage bouffant style, trying clipping in a hair piece at the base of your scalp. Then pin your own hair over it to get a more natural look.

Hair Tip of the Day – Feb 7


 

Feb. 7

 
Velcro rollers help your strands hold bouncy curls when you’re blow-drying your hair, even after it cools.

Hair Tip of the Day – Feb 6


 

Feb. 6

 
If you have an oval/long face, sophisticated bobs and long beachy waves are most flattering. Avoid short layers, which could make your face appear even longer.

Hair Tip of the Day – Feb 5


 

Feb. 5

 
Preserve your blow-out by placing your hair on top of your head in a loose bun before you go to sleep at night.

Hair Tip of the Day – Feb 4


 

Feb. 4

 
If your stylist back-combs your hair a little bit through the root area before highlighting, it gives you a little depth right by the scalp. By roughing it up a little bit, you get a Sarah Jessica Parker look with coloring. Having a little bit of rootiness keeps the hair from looking too perfect.

Hair Tip of the Day – Feb 3


 

Feb. 3

 
To score va va volume, blow-dry your hair—especially the crown area—upside down to maximize lift. Use a boar bristle brush for the best results.

Hair Tip of the Day – Feb 2


 

Feb. 2

 
It’s really important to use the right shampoo and conditioner for your hair type. For fine hair, use volumizing products, while those with dry or damaged hair should try moisturizing products.

Hair Tip of the Day – Feb 1


 

Feb. 1

 
Want a fuller, more voluminous look—without the commitment of extensions? Try clip-in pieces! Synthetic extensions—generally a less expensive choice—can be particularly appealing in this case.

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