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America’s sweetheart Taylor Swift is gracing our February 2018 cover! We have all of the pop star’s best mane moves and beauty secrets right in this issue.


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Check out these glamourous before and after hair makeovers!


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Sophisticate’s got to chat with Fox-TV Star’s Brittany O’Grady!


Star Hairstyles Star Style

Bring in the holidays with hair inspirations from your favorite celebs!


Free Swag Free Swag!

Win some free products from our Holiday Glamapalooza Big Beauty Giveaway! Give the gift of beauty swag this year.


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We have some of the top products you need to bring with you into the new year! Check them out!


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Take a look at this season’s hottest nail colors with CND’s Night Spell collection!

   

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SOPHISTICATE’S BLOG: Kate @ TopShop!


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Fashionistas rejoice! The Kate Moss TOPSHOP collection is hitting 60 Nordstrom stores—as well as nordstrom.com— on April 30, and it’s an event that can’t be missed! The collection features updated fabrics, premium tailoring, and an intimate take on Kate’s personal closet and favorite pieces. With looks styling the range from pajama dressing to cocktail hour and from Boho blouses to noir-inspired trousers and bias-cut gowns, it’s ultimately a reflection of Kate’s iconic style.

To peak your interest even more, customers who spend over $150 in-store will receive a limited-edition Kate Moss TOPSHOP tote bag and the first 50 customers to make a purchase will get some extra swag in their tote.

Ready to shop till you drop? We are!

IT GIRLS PLAY WITH FIRE!


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Anthony Turner, who joined the L’Oréal Professionnel IT Looks team this season, is one of the most accomplished session hairstylists of the moment. Blessed with a great talent for his craft, the British stylist has truly blazed a creative trail. After a career that started when working in some of London’s top salons, he assisted Guido Palau for five years in New York. When Anthony decided to branch out on his own, many successes followed. Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Lawrence and Ryan Gosling are among the stars who Anthony Turner has worked with. The look he designed here, from L’Oreal Professionnel, showcases a fiery ombre color that will allow you to ignite the summer nights ahead with pure splendor!

Beauty Advice: April 30




 
 
 
 
 
For natural-looking curls, apply Velcro rollers to towel-dried tresses.

SHG BLOG: QUE BONITA!


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Garnier is expanding its ambassador lineup with it’s newest addition, Blanca Soto. A former top model and Mexican actress known for her breakout roles in Eva LunaEl Talisman and Porque El Amor Manda, Blanca is already a screen favorite. And did we mention she has been named one of the top sexiest women by Maxim?

Blanca will be promoting the Garnier Nutrisse Ultra Color Series with shades specially crafted for dark hair. With its color boosting technologies, women can see a vibrant lift in their hair shade.

“I am in love with my new haircolor!” Blanca reveals. “Haircolor transforms not only your physical appearance, but your attitude too. I am constantly changing up by look and color. We all need a new look once in awhile. I have fun with every haircolor, each hue changes my mood, personality and style.”

So when you see new TV commercials with this brunette knockout sporting radiant haircolor—remember Sophisticate’s gave you the dish first!

FIERCE CREATIVITY!


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MATRIX Artistic Directors Brian and Sandra Smith have been in the biz for over 26 years and, as a husband-wife team, know how to take things up more than a style notch. The globe-trotting hair pros have appeared all over the world showcasing their work and helping to mentor beauty pros everywhere to help them explore their creative sides and go for it! This look from The Treacy Collection makes a, dare we say, very big statement! Excuse us while we kiss the sky! Photography by Roberto Ligresti.

Beauty Advice: April 29




 
 
 
 
 
Revive your hair with a homemade hair mask using coconut oil and leave on for 30 minutes.

SHG BLOG: Kate Upton!


Whether she’s in front of the lens, on the big screen or walking the red carpet, Kate Upton knows how to deliver! The model/actress/style muse looked incredible at the New York premiere of her movie The Other Woman and we couldn’t wait to get the sexy style details from her hairstylist Peter Butler!

INSPIRATION: Downtown Parisian chic.

GET THE LOOK: Celebrity hairstylist Peter Butler gave Kate Upton subtle, touchable waves with a clean side part. Inspired by the model’s cool-girl Saint Laurent ensemble, Butler kept her style very hip and French yet still maintained Kate’s all-American girl polish.  

Here is his step-by-step breakdown: 

1.  To begin styling, Butler applied styling mousse to clean, wet hair.

2. Next, he blow-dried her hair with a thick, round brush concentrating on adding volume.

3. Butler then spritzed John Frieda Luxurious Volume Fine to Full Blowout Spray to add extra volume at the roots and all-over flexible hold.

4. Using a 2 1/2 inch curling iron, Butler gave the actress soft waves ensure her hair had a tiny kick on the ends but not a full flip. He then gave Kate a neat side part and pinned her hair back.

5. After letting her waves cool, he finished the look with shaping hairspray to hold her style and keep flyaways at bay.

WITH LOVE FROM GERMANY!


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The pros at Franc Braun Design Team in Kaarst, Germany love to showcase their beautiful design work in our magazine. This beautiful fringed upsweep evolves from a sleek crown into ribbons of loose curls. Perfect for that big day or a night on the town….
Photo by Tom Carson/Production by Global Hair & Fashion Group.

Beauty Advice: April 28




 
 
 
 
 
To wake up with natural, beachy waves, spritz on leave-in conditioner and braid your hair before you go to sleep.

THE GOOD WIFE TAKES CENTER STAGE


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Julianna Margulies, aka Alicia Florrick, has been through some serious drama this
television season on CBS-TV’s Sunday-night prime-time hit, The Good Wife.  Her
sophisticated and professional style has evolved over the years into a chic, longish
mid-length look with just the right amount of wave. Perfect for whatever life throws
at her…

Beauty Advice: April 27




 
 
 
 
 
Remove any dull blonde or brassy tones with a silver shampoo.

SPRING FEVER!


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We love this time of year and all the beautiful change the weather brings about. We also love this season because it signals time for a fresh approach to our cut, color and style! When you’re out and about this weekend, be sure to pickup our current issue featuring the beautiful Jennifer Lawrence on the cover and check out all the latest trends. We’ve packed this issue with hundreds of fresh ideas to inspire both you and your hair pro….what are you waiting for? Time for change!

Beauty Advice: April 26




 
 
 
 
 
Rather than trying to cover the gray, try weaving in highlights for a camouflage effect.

SOPHISTICATE’S BLOG: 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…

KALEY CUOCO

After her new short snip? “No regrets-still in ♥”

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VICTORIA JUSTICE

“How cool is this clutch? Loving these spring colors & my spring nails ;)”

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GIULIANA RANCIC

“Someone’s getting a new hair cut :). Hair by @fraankie at @mechesalonLA

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KELLY OSBOURNE

“#Obsessed with my new #TomFord sunglasses!”

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CARLY RAE JEPSEN

“I went back to my natural color. Feels good.”

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KATY PERRY #INSTAGLAM!


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CoverGirl amps up the makeup voltage this spring in the new commercial for the #instaGLAM Collection. In the 15-second spot, the singer looks beautiful in with her black mane. The product mix includes foundation, mascara and candy-colored lip glosses. For the social media campaign, Katy asks viewers to Instaglam you—take your best CoverGirl-style glam shot and hashtag it. Baby you’re a firework!

Beauty Advice: April 25




 
 
 
 
 
Use a glossing spray to give your tresses a high-shine finish.

Sophisticate’s Blog: Portfolio Presentation


Be a modern muse with a contemporary cut that shows off your sexy confidence and fierce femininity. Putting a fresh spin on classic hairstyles of the past, RUSK’s Modern Iconic Collection features sharp lines, soft silhouettes, bold colors and tantalizing textures—so you can transform any traditional style into a fabulous, modern look!

 

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Walk into a room and own it with a sleek ebony crop that features a double pop of color. Blue and green streaks in the fringe area make for a can’t-miss mane and a hint of volume on top pulls the look together.

 

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A white-hot mane shade mixes with a fiery orange hue to create a rockstar-chic silhouette that’s tousled to perfection.

 

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A futuristic fabulous coif is sure to get you noticed this season! Sleek, crimson-hued strands fall from the crown into voluminous, tousled curls. The result? A standout finish.

 

Hair: RUSK Global Artistic Director Gerard Caruso; Photos: Babak.

IS STRESS CAUSING YOU TO LOSE HAIR?


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How many of the following life events did you experience in the past few month? If you experienced at least one, you may have also noticed more hair in the shower drain. Stress can cause temporary bouts of hair loss, called Telogen Effluvium, and some women lose up to 70% of their hair in the months following a major stressor. Some stressors including going on or off birth control pills, getting sunburn on your scalp, losing weight, giving birth, having surgery, suffering from the flu, going through a big life-changing moment, taking anti-depressants, crash dieting, switching to vegetarian or vegan, being involved in a traumatic accident…and the list goes on.

Stress shedding is usually temporary but in women predisposed to hereditary hair loss, the hair won’t grow back on it’s own and may need help. The HairMax LaserComb is an at-home device with six FDA clearances and seven clinical studies backing its effectiveness. And, according to the manufacturer, It thickens hair density and fullness and improves scalp health. HairMax Minoxidil for Women is an FDA-approved topical treatment you can use for hereditary hair loss and can be used in conjunction with the LaserComb. For more info check out www.hairmax.com. Let us know your thoughts!

Beauty Advice: April 24




 
 
 
 
 
To achieve extra volume, lift sections hair toward the ceiling while blow-drying and direct the heat to your roots.

Sophisticate’s Blog: The Great Cate


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Actress Cate Blanchett is a true timeless beauty who is known for stealing the spotlight on any red carpet. Although Cate is always tressed to perfection, we’re swooning over this retro-glam-meets-modern-chic silhouette that features soft curls and sideswept bangs. Here, celebrity hairstylist Robert Vetica shares the style tips on how to recreate this stunning coif—in six easy steps!
1. First prep wet hair with a golf ball size of styling mousse, applying throughout the hair for touchable volume, shine and hold.

2. Create a low side part and blow-dry hair with a HairArt Tourmaline Dryer to leave hair smooth, shiny and well-conditioned. Using a boar bristle brush, roll hair away from the face as to not flatten strands while creating bounce. Use the styling mousse to help keep hair protected against humidity and be sure to blow-dry hair in the front to create soft bangs. Once you have created the desired shape, clip the bangs in place while they cool and then blow-dry the rest of the hair.

3. Once hair is dry, spray each two-inch section with Vidal Sassoon Pro Series Heat Protect & Shine Spray to protect hair from heat styling. Then, using a 3/4 -inch curling iron, curl hair until midway down and continue to curl around the perimeter of the hair for 10 seconds to ensure a strong set.
4. Using a curling iron, set the ends of the hair starting at the nape of the neck. Once the hair has cooled, brush out the curls to soften the look. While brushing the hair out, backcomb the sides and the ends to ensure flexibility.
5. Next, spray tresses with a flexible hold hairspray to set the look.
6. To finish, add a layer of firm hold hairspray and use a pin underneath, so that hair stays close to the side of the head. Take fine sections of hair, backcomb and pin the other section of hair on top to cover up the pin.

MID-WEEK MAKEOVER INSPIRATION!


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14010-1Your hair was trimmed months ago and now is at that awkward length—you know, not long enough to do anything and not short enough to pull off a Shailene Woodley vibe. What to do? Enter the experts at Kaarts, Germany’s Franc Braun Design Team! A few layers here and there, some fab color work and styling expertise and you have a whole new edge-y vibe that’s  perfect for the girl who loves to mix her pearls with a trendy white-striped sweater! Photo by Tom Carson and productioni by Global Hair & Fashion Group.

Beauty Advice: April 23




 
 
 
 
 
Hair oil can be used as a pre-shampoo conditioning treatment to give your scalp and hair extra nourishment.

Sophisticate’s Blog: Tina Fey Beauty


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When you have fabulous haircolor what’s the next thing to master? Perhaps skincare? 30 Rock creator and all-around funny lady Tina Fey is expanding her spokesperson role at Garnier. After the success of her involvement with Garnier Nutrisse haircolor the beauty brand welcomes her as the face of its Ultra-Lift skincare line in a new campaign launching in April.
This beauty lineup features moisturizers, serums and eye creams, including new anti-aging products. The campaign will debut the Ultra-Lift Transformer, which is a skin corrector and the Ultra-Lift Anti-Wrinkle Firming Night Cream that works while you sleep.
With this move Garnier continues to embrace Tina’s self-confidence and beauty. But for us, this also means we get to look forward to new TV ads featuring the leading lady of comedy.

GETTING #CREATIVE


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A little flaming Haute Couture from Wella Professionals is sure to spark up your work week! The highest level of creative expression showcased here, which is the result of a collaboration of over 20 world renowned sytlists including Global Creative Directors Eugene Souleiman and Josh Wood, is designed to inspire a full spectrum of creativity at salons everywhere. Feel better? Thought so!

Beauty Advice: April 22




 
 
 
 
 
Dry shampoo is great for creating volume on fine or flat hair.

SOPHISTICATE’S BLOG: Katy’s Prism Collection


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3It turns out that when megastar Katy Perry isn’t on stage performing or in the studio recording new songs, she is designing stylish collections for you! The Dark Horse singer has collaborated with Claire’s to craft bright and fashionable jewelry and accessories. The full Katy Perry PRISM collection debuts in May and if it’s name is any indication, it’s sure to be full of multifaceted colors and textures. But for now, Katy is sharing a sneak peek of what’s to come.

 

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“These have been personally curated by me, for you,” Katy reveals. “They are may favorite pieces from the upcoming ‘Roar’ line. They are just the beginning of what’s to come from my PRISM collaboration. I can’t wait to see everyone show-ready ROARING these pieces at my Prismatic World Tour!”

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The full collection will contain limited edition pieces and novelty items inspired by song lyrics of Katy’s greatest hits. This PRISM collection gets fans one step closer to embodying the style of the colorful diva.

Shop And Ride


If you like a little exercise with your beauty shopping, then Kiehl’s was the place to be last week. The flagship store in New York set up Flywheel bikes in their store windows and offered customers the chance to ride. For every 15 minutes of bike time, Kiehl’s donated $150 to the Food Bank of New York City. Bonus: All kinds of special perks, like the chance to meet stars Jeremy Piven and Nina Agdal, plus free samples. Beauty and good deeds–always a great combination!

 

Beauty Advice: April 21




 
 
 
 
 
Don’t forget to invest in a good SPF spray or wear a hat when sitting out in the sun.

HAPPY EASTER!


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As we take time out to celebrate this beautiful day we want to thank all of our readers who have supported us over the years and have purchased our magazine Sophisticate’s Hairstyle Guide! Now kick back and relax and, if you have an inkling, pick up a copy of our issue on the newsstands and discover a beautiful look just perfect for the lovely season ahead…like this one designed by Harry Boocock and Chris Horseman.

Beauty Advice: April 20




 
 
 
 
 
Happy Easter! For a smooth, sleek silhouette, use a real bristle brush.

THE PERFECT TIPS FOR EASTER!


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2Easter bonnet (ok hat!)? Check. Hair? Check. New outfit? Check. Hmmm…what else is on the old beauty checklist? Nails! Have a little fun this weekend and play with color for your signature Easter look. Don’t be afraid to add a bunny, flower, basket—whatever you like! Now’s the time to bring out that spring vibe you’ve been waiting all winter for. Here are some fun OPI looks to inspire! In your Easter bonnet…

Beauty Advice: April 19




 
 
 
 
 
When shampooing, make sure to massage the scalp using the tips of your fingers in a circular motion to give it a full cleanse.

SOPHISTICATE’S BLOG: Instagram Beauty Hits – The Coachella Edition!


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…

Kylie Jenner, Selena Gomez & Kendall Jenner

“Day 1”
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Ashley Benson

“Obsessed with the vibe at the @McDonalds pool party, I’m pumped to see passion pit killing it!!”
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Emmy Rossum

“last night fun at H&m dance party #coachella”
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Ellie Goulding

The gorgeous songstress (who killed it onstage at Coachella) looks Boho chic!
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Emma Roberts

“@ks_saturday #saturdayis #coachella2014”
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LINDSAY LOHAN ON THE VIEW!


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 Actress Lindsay Lohan guest co-hosts today on ABC Television Network’s The View! We love Lindsay’s red hair and think, judging from this image, she looks like she is doing really well. We’re cheering for Lindsay’s turn around…after all we photographed her back in the day when she first came out of the gate. We have to report she was totally gracious and looked beautiful in our imagery. Why the switch from blonde? “I love my red hair. It makes me spunkier,” the star said. Sometimes that’s all you need—a little bit of spunk!

Beauty Advice: April 18




 
 
 
 
 
Seal your hair cuticles and give your locks extra shine by blasting them with cold water in the shower.

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