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Carrie Underwood is a hair trendsetter and style icon! Grab our November 2017 issue to see all her best mane moves!


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See how our favorite style icons where their hair and get inspired for 2018!


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Check out the hottest boho-chic manes for 2018!


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Jump into the glamourous wave trend like your favorite stars!


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Sophisticate’s Blog:         Classic Kate


UnknownThis voluminous, retro updo Kate Beckinsale wore at the Qingdao Oriential Movie Metropolis Launch Ceremony screams stylista! From its hair-raising height to its fierce, face-framing strands, we’re in love with this glam ‘do—and we can’t stop staring! Luckily, hairstylist Sascha Breuer is giving us all the mane details in just four easy steps! Are you ready to rock this look?
  1. Start by smoothing the hair with a straightener and a drop of Wella Professionals Oil Reflections to add shine and smooth the hair out even more.
  2. Continue by taking one-inch sections of hair from around the crown, backcombing each section at a time from the mid lengths of your hair down to Unknown-1your roots, then spray each section lightly with hairspray, for flexible hold.
  3. Next, lightly smooth the backcombed sections and fold them over a pinned hair cushion in the center of the head. Secure the ends of bobby pins.
  4. Add a black headband or embellished necklace to finish off the retro look.

 

 

 

Sophisticate’s Blog:             This Week’s Instagram Beauty Hits


Sophisticate’s Hairstyle Guide loves beauty and we love selfies. Put the two together and you can see why Instagram is one of our favorite places! Here’s a round-up of the week’s most fabulous mane moves from the photo-sharing site…

Sarah Hyland

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Shay Mitchell

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Beyoncé

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Taylor Swift

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Heidi Klum

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Sophisticate’s Blog:         Style Icons


In honor of our big anniversary issue, Sophisticate’s called on some of the most renowned hair designers in the world and asked them who has influenced trends in the past 35 years. Here’s what they said…

Screen shot 2013-09-26 at 3.00.29 PMRodney Cutler
Celebrity hairstylist, founder of Cutler salons in New York and spokesperson for Redken and ULTA

  • JENNIFER ANISTON: “This style was influential in the salon world. It started with ‘The Rachel’ and progressed to long hair that actually had a style—layers, texture and movement.”
  • FARRAH FAWCETT: “An iconic hairstyle—super sexy and aspirational. It defined the ‘70s hair.”
  • MADONNA: “She was the authority and seal of approval on everything stylish and cool. Best of all, she was constantly evolving.”

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Rita Hazan
Celebrity colorist and founder of Rita Hazan salon in NYC

  • KATE MOSS: “She takes her hair from grunge to glamour, rock-‘m’-roll to feminine. Not many women can pull that off…”
  • BEYONCÉ: “She keeps us guessing. She is not afraid to take risks and it shows. No matter what the look, people are forever trying to achieve her style.”
  • FARRAH FAWCETT: “Her hard-to-forget feathered hairstyle will always live on.”

Screen shot 2013-09-26 at 3.01.32 PMGeorge Papanikolas
Celebrity colorist

  • THE KARDASHIANS: “Khloe’s ombre, and Kim’s and Kourtney’s long wavy hair were the it-look of the millennium.”
  • MEG RYAN: “Her shag made every girl want to cut their hair into this choppy shape.”
  • GISELE BUNDCHEN: “Her luscious sun-kissed beachy waves made every girl grow out their hair.”

For the full article and more of your favorite style icons, pick up a copy of SHG’s November issue!

 

 

 

Sophisticate’s Blog:             The High-Performance Ponytail


UntitledThere’s nothing classier than an ultra-sleek style, so when we saw the gorgeous high performance ponytails at the Osklen Spring/Summer 2014 New York Fashion Week Show, we knew we had to get the all the details! Aveda Global Creative Director Antoinete Beenders gives us the lowdown on this luxurious look…

THE INSPIRATION:

“When a gemstone is in the light, only one side of it shines at a time. We recreated that by making just one side of the hair super shiny,” said Beenders. “The collection also features a lot of v-shapes in the necklines, which we recreated in the shape of the hair in the back. It’s a very luxurious collection, so we wanted the hair to be luxurious as well.”

According to Metsavaht, the Osklen aesthetic “represents the lifestyle of modern men and women in a world where the urban and the naturalistic, the global and the local, the organic and the technological co-exist.” This season, Metsavaht utilized ecological silk, crafted through use of cocoons discarded by the industrial process and environmentally safe vegetable dyes.

HOW TO RECREATE:

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Step 1: Prep hair with Aveda Smooth Infusion Style-Prep Smoother and blow dry straight with a round brush.

Step 2: Flat iron hair in sections, beginning at the back of the head and moving forward. Spray a light coat of hairspray to each section before ironing to ensure a sleek, totally straight finish.

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Step 3: Part hair across the crown of the head, creating two sections. Gather the bottom section into a ponytail at the nape of the neck and secure with elastic.

Step 4: Part the top section of hair on the right side of the head at a slight diagonal, creating two sections of hair.

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Step 5: Separate a small section of hair from the back of the right section with a fine tooth comb. Saturate each section with firm hold hairspray and comb back toward the nape of the neck, tight to the head. Layer each section over the previous to create a sleek, smooth side.

Step 6: Gather this section at the nape and cross over the top of the ponytail and clip.

Step 7: Repeat the process on the left section, but coat each section of hair with light hold hairspray for a softer, contrasting texture.

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Step 8: Gather the left section and cross over the ponytail. Release the right side, wrap ends under the ponytail and tie into a knot. Secure with hair pins. Use a flat iron to flatten any loose ends and create a sleek, cohesive ponytail.


Step 9:
Using a color brush, paint the right side of the hair with a generous layer of texturizing gel to create a liquid effect.

 

 

Sophisticate’s Blog:         Star Beauty Treatment


Have you always been dying to find out where your favorite Hollywood queens gets their tresses touched up? In the November issue of Sophisticate’s, we present a roundup of the glitz and glamour of celebrity-visited beauty palaces…and we’re bringing you a sneak peek right here!

Eliza Dushku

Eliza Dushku

BLOW
NEW YORK, NY

THE STYLIST: Blow’s Lead Global Educator and Stylist Naeemah LaFond earned her racing stripes as a high-speed stylist while working on editorial photo shoots and New York Fashion Week. “When you’re on a photo shoot, you have to completely work fast—you have to do an up-do really fast, a blow-out really fast—and I really learned the art of styling.”
THE SALON: Blow is a bright, urban and modern salon located in New York’s Meatpacking District. Emma Stone, Chrissy Teigen, Eliza Dushku and Molly Sims are just some of the A-list clientele known to frequent the salon.
STAR TREATMENT: No matter the length or texture, every client is in and out within an hour.
ADDRESS: 342 West 14th Street, New York, NY, 10014

Owner Melissa Schleicher

Owner Melissa Schleicher

PARLOUR 3
BRENTWOOD, TN

THE OWNER: Melissa Schleicher opened Parlour 3 because she felt there wasn’t an up-to-date place in Brentwood to get the full beauty treatment. Schleicher has styled celebrities like Carrie Underwood, Lauren Alaina and Niki Taylor.
THE SALON: The 2,500-square-foot salon features chandeliers, ornate gold-framed, wall-sized mirrors, plush furniture in metallic grays and taupes and pirate rooms sectioned off with red velvet curtains. Schleicher was very much involved with decorating the salon to make sure it achieved the up-to-date look she was going for.
STAR TREATMENT: Clients can get a full range of services in a modern atmosphere.
ADDRESS: 144 Franklin Rd., STE. B, Brentwood, TN, 37037

Inside Danny Jelaca Salon

Inside Danny Jelaca Salon

DANNY JELACA SALON
MIAMI BEACH, FL

THE OWNER: Danny Jelaca opened his salon in 2012 after 20 years of creating styles for South Beach residents. “I believe in beautiful, timeless and sexy hair,” Jelaca says. The mane pro has styled Jennifer Lopez, Cameron Diaz and Mila Jovovich.
THE SALON: Located in South Beach’s South Pointe neighborhood, the Danny Jelaca Salon makes its clients feel like royalty. “The salon is composed of pure white, silver and light gray. The salon is elegant and polished, yet warm and inviting,” Jelaca says. The salon also features leather-tufted walls, crystal chandeliers and music.
STAR TREATMENT: The salon has top-notch color, highlighting and cutting services and in-house extension specialists.
ADDRESS: 500 South Point Drive, Suite 120, Miami Beach, FL, 33139

For more go-to celebrity salons, pick up a copy of SHG’s November issue—on sale now!

Sophisticate’s Blog:             The Fringe Report


Screen shot 2013-09-23 at 3.56.44 PMHaving beautiful bangs is a trend that never fades away. From Hayden Panettiere to Zooey Deschanel, the fringe movement continues to stay relevant on the celebrity scene. When it comes to bangs, there are a ton of style options, but which option is right for you? Mario Russo, owner and lead stylist of Salon Mario Russo in Boston, shares his go-to guide on how to choose the perfect fringe for your face and hair type.

The Blunt Bang

Posh yet oh-so-bold, the blunt bang is one that makes a statement.
Face Type:
For someone with an oval or square face, blunt bangs can be very flattering. To make the style less severe, angle off the sides of the bangs to be a bit longer than the rest of the fringe. This will help to better incorporate your bang into your hairstyle.
Hair Cut/Hair Type:
If done correctly, blunt bangs can compliment both long and short haircuts. Typically, blunt bangs work best on women with thicker hair, so that there is enough hair to work with to really define and shape the bang.
Ask Your Stylist For:
Heavy fringe that dusts just below the eyebrows.

The Side Swept Bang

Versatile and unassuming, the side swept bang compliments many different face and hair types.
Face Type:
A round face can benefit from a side swept bang because it creates a flattering, angular look that will help to make your face appear longer.
Hair Cut/Hair Type:
Whether you have thin or thick hair, side swept bangs can easily be styled and blow-dried off to the side of the face. Make sure your bang is cut thick, so that it doesn’t appear too soft or too wispy, which for a round face, can be unflattering. Side swept bangs work well with both long and short haircuts, especially cuts with layers and angles that provide the hair with more shape and definition.
Ask Your Stylist For:
Soft, feathered bangs that sweep your cheekbone. Ask for a side part verses a center part to create more definition.

The Wispy Bang

Playful and youthful, wispy bangs can be a great choice for someone who doesn’t want to commit to a full bang.
Face Type:
Heart-shaped faces can benefit from wispy fringe because of the way the hair is layered and feathered. This texture softens the shape of the face and wispy bangs are easy to style in mulitple ways – off to the side, towards the face or back.
Hair Cut/Hair Type:
Thinner hair is ideal for light, wispy bangs because it can easily be cut and shaped to compliment the rest of your hairstyle. A mid-length cut with layers and angles is my favorite style to compliment a wispy bang. The combination of the light bang with a layered cut makes for great movement in the hair.
Ask Your Stylist For:
A soft bang that can easily be styled off to the side or pinned back. Incorporating an angular shape to the bang will make it most flattering when worn to the side. The shortest part of the bang should hit around your eyebrow, while the longest should hit around your ear.

Sophisticate’s Blog:             THIS WEEK’S INSTAGRAM BEAUTY HITS


Sophisticate’s Hairstyle Guide loves beauty and we love selfies. Put the two together and you can see why Instagram is one of our favorite places! Here’s a round-up of the week’s most fabulous mane moves from the photo-sharing site…

 

Chrissy Teigen

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Whitney Cummings

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Britney Spears & Mario Lopez

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Ellie Goulding

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Molly Sims

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