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Australian movie star Margot Robbie is our June/July 2018 cover star! Check out this issue to see her best blonde bob looks and her favorite haircare tips.

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See what celebs make our “The Best In” list for their standout manes.

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Make a mane statement this season with gorgeous metallic-hued hair!

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Get inspired by your favorite celebs red carpet mane moves!

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Sophisticate’s is giving away over $7,000 worth of this season’s latest and greatest beauty products and tools in the June/July 2018 issue. Check out our Big Beauty Giveaway to enter for a chance to win fabulous swag!

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The hottest must-have products for this season are right here. Get in the know and grab yours today!

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JCPenney Salons and The Salon At InStyle At JCPenney gives us the rundown on how to wear this season’s hottest haircolor.


Hair Tip of the Day – Jun 30


Jun. 30

The trick to getting hot highlights is all in where you place them. You’d never get ruler-straight, evenly spaced streaks naturally from the sun, so don’t layer them on that way.

Hair Tip of the Day – Jun 29


Jun. 29

If your hair is over processed, use an oil-based shampoo to help infuse moisture.

Hair Tip of the Day – Jun 28


Jun. 28

Prior to heat styling, always apply a protective lotion, cream or liquid product.

Hair Tip of the Day – Jun 27


Jun. 27

Demi-perm color is designed to last for 28 shampoos, and it is very user-friendly, but just like semi-perm products, it does not have the capability to lighten your hair.

Hair Tip of the Day – Jun 26


Jun. 26

Do not dry your hair completely with the blow-dryer. It’s best to leave it slightly damp and allow it to air dry.

Hair Tip of the Day – Jun 25


Jun. 25

The key to a modern bob is to keep some degree of straightness but add enough movement to create a fresh feel.

Hair Tip of the Day – Jun 24


Jun. 24

Keep up to date with the latest advancements in styling tools. Using the appropriate tools is critical to preventing hair damage—especially your flat iron

Hair Tip of the Day – Jun 23


Jun. 23

Using a leave-in conditioner will detangle your tresses and make it easier to comb through your hair without causing breakage. Plus, it protects your haircolor.

Hair Tip of the Day – Jun 22


Jun. 22

When coloring your hair at home it is best to stay within three levels of your natural haircolor.

Hair Tip of the Day – Jun 21


Jun. 21

Regular trims are essential as they remove split ends, which make your hair appear dry and unhealthy.

Hair Tip of the Day – Jun 20


Jun. 20

Want to add dimension and depth to your hair? Talk to your stylist about painting on a mixture of highlights and lowlights.

Hair Tip of the Day – Jun 19


Jun. 19

Always protect your hair and your haircolor with some form of product. Just be sure you don’t drench your hair in the formula (a little goes a long way).

Hair Tip of the Day – Jun 18


Jun. 18

Semi-perm color refreshes or enhances your natural hue and lasts between eight to ten shampoos. It’s ideal for someone who doesn’t wash their hair every day.

Hair Tip of the Day – Jun 17


Jun. 17

Accentuate movement to your super-short snip by texturizing the cut.

Hair Tip of the Day – Jun 16


Jun. 16

Bangs give an instant lift to your face. They’re a quick way of drawing attention to your eyes, making you look wide awake and changing your hairstyle.

Hair Tip of the Day – Jun 15


Jun. 15

Teasing and backcombing hair toward the scalp will create a woven texture resulting in more volume.

Hair Tip of the Day – Jun 14


Jun. 14

Always go to the salon to get your bang trims. There is a specialty to cutting hair—especially bangs—and when you don’t know what you’re doing you can put too much tension on the hair.

Hair Tip of the Day – Jun 13


Jun. 13

If you are planning a major color change it should be done with a professional—otherwise you run the risk of ending up with pink, green or orange results.

Hair Tip of the Day – Jun 12


Jun. 12

Human hair extensions not only last a long time but you can wash them, create a lot of different looks and use a variety of tools.

Hair Tip of the Day – Jun 11


Jun. 11

Do a deep-conditioning treatment once a week to keep your hair looking healthy and shiny.

Hair Tip of the Day – Jun 10


Jun. 10

Seamless layers snipped into the interior of a haircut will allow for movement and bounce while still maintaining the illusion of long layers.

Hair Tip of the Day – Jun 9


Jun. 9

Be aware of the elements—whether it’s sun or water. When you’re on vacation, use bottled water and spray your hair with sun protectant spray.

Hair Tip of the Day – Jun 8


Jun. 8

Cleansers are key. It’s best to use a sulfate-free or non-sudsing shampoo that reinforces your texture without weighing your hair down or leaving it sticky and dry.

Hair Tip of the Day – Jun 7


Jun. 7

Overgrown cropped cuts aren’t hot! Visit your salon professional every four to six weeks.

Hair Tip of the Day – Jun 6


Jun. 6

Blow-drying with a boar bristle round brush will leave your locks bouncy, shapely and shiny.

Hair Tip of the Day – Jun 5


Jun. 5

Create great body and bounce by applying volume-boosting foam to your roots and blow-drying your hair upside down.

Hair Tip of the Day – Jun 4


Jun. 4

Dry your hair upside down and spritz a texturizing spray at the root to build volume. Follow up with a curling iron on the mid-shaft of your hair, leaving ends out for a modern style.

Hair Tip of the Day – Jun 3


Jun. 3

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

Hair Tip of the Day – Jun 2


Jun. 2

What’s the best way to create an individual look? Use your hands! Your hands are your best brushes, which allow you to play up the texture of your hair.

Hair Tip of the Day – Jun 1


Jun. 1

When battling frizz, it’s best to use sulfate-free or non-sudsing shampoos because that will help clean the hair without stripping much-needed moisture and shine.

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