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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!


Star Hairstyles Star Style

Get inspired by our compilation of “40 Great Star Looks” just for you!


Free Swag 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!

   

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Want longer lasting curls? After you create them with your curling iron or hot rollers, pin the curl up with a hairpin and allow the hair to cool completely.

Red Carpet Star Makeup


Carrie looks gorgeous on the red carpet!

CARRIE UNDERWOOD ALWAYS LOOKS FABULOUS ON THE RED CARPET, thanks to her makeup artist (and hairstylist!) Melissa Schleicher. “Carrie has beautiful eyes. I love her eyes,” exclaims the country singer’s beauty pro. “I can put a lot of makeup on her, whether the shade is really smokey or toned down, and she always looks beautiful.”

Read more about how you can get a red-carpet worthy makeup look in the current issue of Sophisticate’s Hairstyle Guide—the June 2012 issue with Katy Perry on the cover!

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Spring is almost here! Update your style by checking out the latest issue of Sophisticate’s and searching for a new look.

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When wearing hair extensions on vacation, be aware of warmer climates. Naturally curly hair could frizz while your extensions remain pin straight!

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Liven up your classic bob haircut by asking your stylist to create funky asymmetrical lines or snip chic short bangs. Be daring!

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Use accessories for the right reasons. A fun clip is not meant to hold thick hair in place. Try a combo of bobby pins and hair pins, then add the clip for accent!

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Create natural waves by securing freshly washed hair in a bun and allowing it to air-dry. Then remove the bun and finger-style beachy curls.

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Round face shapes benefit from soft layers, which provide a slimmer appearance and remove bulk around the sides. Long, sideswept bangs are flattering, too!

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A perfect way to play up your hair with minimal investment is to add a vintage clip or simple headband.

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Trim your troubles away. Regular trims every other month help to prevent damage and breakage.

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Doing a lot of heat styling? Restore the strength of your strands with intense deep-conditioning once a month.

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For quick blow-dry, look for an ionic hair dryer. It breaks down water molecules faster so you can start day sooner!

Hair Tip of the Day – Mar 20


 

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Everything good comes from within. Eating a healthy diet and drinking plenty of water can help take care of your (as well as your skin and nails!).

Hair Tip of the Day – Mar 19


 

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Sometimes flattery will get you everywhere! Don’t be afraid to ask a stranger where she gets her hair done. Recommendations may result in a perfect stylist/client pair.

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Build a good relationship with your stylist. Book appointments at least two weeks in advance and tell him/her exactly what you want to avoid any confusion.

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Feeling lucky today? Paint the town green with envy by wearing shamrock-themed accessories like clover clips or emerald hair pieces.

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Bottled blondes must keep up with color treatments to keep roots vibrant and shiny. An easy camouflage? Highlights!

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If you’ve ever got your hair tangled in the nozzle of your blow-dryer, there is a way to prevent that from happening again. Attach the diffuser!

Hair Tip of the Day – Mar 14


 

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Before coloring your hair at home, mist the ends of your hair with a bit of water. The edges absorb more pigment, and damp hair won’t take in more color than you desire.

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When applying products to damp hair, try combing the product through your hair to make sure it is being distributed evenly.

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Love the beachy way your hair looks after swimming in the water? Get that style year-round by using a touch of texturizing spray just before you blow-dry damp strands.

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Conditioning is crucial when it comes to battling dryness. If your usual cleansing regimen needs a boost, try a leave-in conditioner and distribute evenly with a comb.

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If your house runs on well water, the natural minerals in the H2O can leave your hair a little lackluster. Try a clarifying shampoo to spruce up your style.

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Fine hair benefits from a good blow-out paired with a hot roller set for maximum volume.

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On your birthday, treat yourself and get glammed up for your big night out. Mousse, hot rollers, a teasing comb and hairspray are a must for va-va-volume!

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To help detangle your hair, try combing through it before you jump in the shower to avoid creating any snags while you shampoo.

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Fight frizz! Avoid towel-drying your hair, as your strands could end up drying a little poofy and unkempt.

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For those rocking a pixie cut, channel your inner rockstar by using a dab of pomade to amp up the texture of your piecey strands.

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Chase those winter blues away and prepare for spring! If you’re having a bad hair day, cover up with a floral scarf and protect your strands from the harsh weather—the sun is almost here!

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Looking for the ideal hairbrush? Rubber-toothed brushes work well on damp strands, while boar bristles are nice on dry hair.

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Looking for some curl cues? Enhance your natural texture by using a leave-in conditioner, which reinforces the curl pattern without weighing it down.

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Get that edgy city girl style you’ve been craving by asking your stylist for a razor cut instead of your typical scissor snip.

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