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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.


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Getting ready for a really special night? Give your strands a test run to make sure you’ve got the moves down.

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Want va-va-voom volume? Avoid long, straight, one-length cuts or bobs that weigh down the hair too much.

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Dec. 29

For black-tie events, if you don’t want to wear your hair up, go full-volume with it. It’s soft and feminine.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 28


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Voluminous strands start with a cut that will infuse your coif with texture and movement.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 27


Dec. 27

To ensure the happiest hue ending, take small steps. Start with highlights and work your way to a single process shade.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 26


Dec. 26

The way you blow-dry affects the vibrancy of your hair. It’s the tension from your head to the brush while blowing your hair straight that makes it shiny.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 25


Dec. 25

If you hate your brand new hair hue, fix it right away. Waiting leaves you dealing with the roots and the ends. Just make sure you go to a pro.

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Dec. 24

Add flair to your hair this holiday season by clipping in a little color or adding some extra length with hair extensions.

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Dec. 23

Score a sexy party look! Try twisting hair up into a messy chignon and securing with bobby pins, leaving some strands to dangle loosely across your face and neck for a flirty effect.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 22


Dec. 22

When making major shade changes with lots of room for error, it’s best to skip the at-home kits and indulge in a salon visit.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 21


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Want a notice-me silhouette? Add spectacular shine with a glossing treatment and address root growth by coloring hair.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 20


Dec. 20

Before you step out of the salon, make sure you’ll be able to recreate the style at home. Watch everything your stylist does and ask questions.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 19


Dec. 19

To get on the path to great hair, start with your stylist. Find the busiest salon, book an appointment with them, and bring in a photo of exactly what you want.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 18


Dec. 18

Got a case of the winter blues? Head to your salon for some beachy blonde highlights. A sun-kissed silhouette is a sure way to get you glowing.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 17


Dec. 17

For day-to-day shine, use hair oil. Any leave-in conditioner that has a little bit of natural oil in it is good.

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In order to tame flyaways and wear a smooth silhouette, look to pomade or moisturizing agents to help fight frizz.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 15


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A good hairspray is brushable. You want a product that holds the shape but still allows the hair to be flexible.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 14


Dec. 14

Work a chic updo! Slick back strands, secure with an elastic rubber band, wrap a piece of hair around the band and secure with a bobby pin for an elegant upsweep.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 13


Dec. 13

When blow-drying, rough-dry your hair three quarters of the way before you start styling. You want a little bit of tenacity to the hair before round-brushing.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 12


Dec. 12

Brush 101: Natural boar bristle brushes are best for dry hair, while soft, rubber-toothed brushes are best for damp hair.

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Keep your hair looking healthy by getting regular trims, at least 1/2 inch every four to eight weeks.

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Keep your blown-out strands smooth by placing them on top of your head in a loose bun. This will also boost volume at your roots.

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Dec. 9

Keep your colored hair looking hot by using color-protective haircare products. They’re specially designed to minimize dryness, keep your color true and prevent additional damage.

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Dec. 8

Use a wide-tooth plastic comb while hair is wet. Once it’s towel-dried, switch to a good brush.

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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 6


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Brush before shampooing to 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 5


Dec. 5

Tame tangles and smooth strands by spritzing damp lengths with leave-in conditioner and combing gently.

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 4


Dec. 4

Are you a hottie in a hurry? Using an ionic blow-dryer will cut your drying time in half. It rocks!

Hair Tip of the Day – Dec 3


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Help prevent frizz by using the nozzle attachment on your blow-dryer.

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If your lengths are looking thirsty and dull try applying a deep conditioner once every two weeks to help renew moisture and strengthen strands.

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Do away with the damage caused by heat styling tools by prepping strands with a thermal protectant spray prior to blow-drying, flat-ironing or curling your hair.

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