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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.


Hot Hair Hot-Hair-home

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.


Beauty Beat Beauty-Blog-home

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!

   

It’s Never Too Early For Prom


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Sherri Hill has teamed up with some of Hollywood’s youngest and freshest starlets to design memorable prom and formalwear collections. For her Spring 2016 collection, that tradition will continue. The unveiling of Sherri Hill’s Prom 2016 line includes designs curated by Laura Marano, the star of Disney Channel’s Austin & Ally. The “Laura Marano” collection by Sherri Hill is inspired by Laura’s personal style and her prom expertise, and the dress line will include Sherri Hill’s signature style.

Sherri Hill and Laura Marano will also be a part of “TLC’s Say Yes to the Prom.” Sherri Hill will donate dresses and Laura Marano will host the one-hour show on March 30, 2016, in Miami.

And, yes, we love this red dress and give it many smiley-face emojis with red-heart eyes. But, of course, we love her hair the best! Volume, highlights, curls, waves–we don’t know what to admire first!

Beauty Advice: November 30









Don’t be afraid to try hair accessories—jeweled headbands are an easy way to vamp up any ensemble.

Have A Blonde Moment


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Feeling the need for a classic Hollywood vibe? This high-volume, curled creation from Jean Claude Aubry International in France will most definitely satisfy. Paired with a red lip, you may just hear whispers of the name Marilyn…

Photo: Laurent Darmon.

Beauty Advice: November 29









A diffuser attachment is great for short hairstyles. Spray finishing products on the side and use the diffuser to seal in the hairstyle and make sure it stays in place.

Glamour Hair Guide


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Now that you’ve emerged from your food and shopping comas, it’s time to start thinking about all your many holiday festivities–and how you’ll wear your hair to all of them. Enter Sophisticate’s Hairstyle Guide, your one-stop shop for all things tress related. Witness Quantico television star Priyanka Chopra in a fab side pony…wouldn’t this look great on you?

Pick up the current issue of Sophisticate’s Hairstyle Guide (with Hayden Panettiere on the cover), to find more great inspiration, particularly in our “Celebrity Glamour Hair Guide,” chock full of celebrities. Get to it!

P.S. Not sure where to buy Sophisticate’s? Click the box on the right “Where You Can Find” and we’ll have you a store in a jiffy!

Beauty Advice: November 28









Frizz can strike anytime. Achieve a long-lasting look free of frizz by getting a Keratin smoothing treatment.

Plait Perfection


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It’s a busy shopping day today, and the last thing you need to worry about is your hair getting in the way of trying on clothes and racing to the registers. Enter this keep-it-out-of-the-way fishtail braid from the style pros at jcp salon. It’s a stylish option that keeps going all day. What? Not sure of how to do a saucy braid? Maybe your first stop should be the jcp salon… #jcpsalon #instyleatjcp

Beauty Advice: November 27




 
 
 
 
 
Use a moisturizing shampoo and conditioner to nourish strands and help keep flyaways and frizz at bay.

Give Thanks


Canine Company

Happy Thanksgiving! We’re giving thanks for all things hair–curlers, clips and even furry locks from a total canine cutie! We wish you and yours all the best this holiday. Enjoy the day!

Photo: courtesy Canine Company, who encourages you to remember your dog wants to look pretty for the holidays, too! Book your grooming appointment!

Beauty Advice: November 26




 
 
 
 
 
Cut down on your drying time by scrunching wet locks with a towel before blow-drying, so the dryer doesn’t have to work as hard—or long!

Grease Live: First Look!


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In case you’re wondering how Julianne Hough will look as Sandy, and how Vanessa Hudgens will look as Rizzo from Fox’s Grease Live show in late January, we’ve got your first look right here!

grease live 2From “hopelessly devoted to you” Sandy to “tell me about it stud” Sandy, Julianne looks fabulous! She really can do flips and curls like iconic Olivia Newton-John in the role. And Vanessa’s Rizzo? Spot-on! (And Aaron Tveit is pretty cute as Danny, too!)

Can’t wait to see the show on January 31!

Beauty Advice: November 25




 
 
 
 
 
Choose a flat iron with ceramic tourmaline plates—they’re the best at eliminating static electricity and helping improve the styling process.

Spray-On Polish For Nails! ! !!!!!!!


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spray on polish 2 spray on polish 3Yes — it’s nail polish in a can! Nails Inc just introduced Paint Can Spray to the UK, and it went over HUGE. Available in two shades, neon pink Hoxton Square and silver Shoreditch Lane, the color is sprayed onto nails and the excess is washed away with soap and warm water. You do need to apply a base coat, or you can spray it over your current nailcolor for a quick new look.

Pain Can Spray will be available to the US in March 2016–and there’s already a waiting list to purchase it from Nails Inc!

Such a cool beauty development…

 

Beauty Advice: November 24




 
 
 
 
 
Make waves and curls last by letting hair dry in that shape, using rollers, from wet to completely dry. Finish with a light mist of hairspray.

AMA Red-Carpet Hairstyles


If you didn’t catch the American Music Awards last night, never fear–we’ve got a round-up of some of the hottest hair looks from the red carpet. Witness…

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Beauty Advice: November 23




 
 
 
 
 
Hair extensions can be used to achieve every current trend on any hair, no matter the length, thickness or color.

STYLESETTER JENNIFER LOPEZ HOSTS TONIGHT’S AWARDS!


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The gorgeous Jennifer Lopez will be hosting tonight’s 2015 American Music Awards, broadcast on ABC at 8 pm (ET). The show will feature performances by Selena Gomez, Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato, Gwen Stefani, Carrie Underwood, Meghan Trainor and more.

We can hardly wait to see–you guessed it–the hair!

Beauty Advice: November 22




 
 
 
 
 
To find out which bronzer is right for you, hold up a couple of different shades of bronzer next to your chest to see which one complements and draws colors up into the face.

WE SALUTE PARIS, FRANCE!


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Our new issue of Sophisticate’s Hairstyle Guide includes a beautiful feature on a collection by Paris’s Jean Louis David.

One of the images is shown here, but trust us—the others are just as stunning. There is always beauty in Paris.

This edition of Sophisticate’s, featuring the beautiful Hayden Panettiere on the cover, also showcases hundreds of new looks, celebrity interviews, free beauty products, the latest hair news, how-to info and much, much more.

So pick us up this weekend and start getting your holiday look…before the rush. You deserve it! Can’t find us? Click on the Where You Can Find box to the right and you’re on your way. Thank you!!!!

Beauty Advice: November 21









Take a break from coloring eggs and add hue to your ‘do! Brown hair and cool blonde hair look great with cool colors like purple, blue, red and pink. Warm blonde shades look good with yellow and orange.

For The Boys


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In honor of it being International Mens Day yesterday (yes, it’s really a day!), we’re sharing this handsome man, perfectly groomed by the style pros at jcp salon. With hip sideburns, a hint of stubble and a luscious, free-form pompadour, we have to admit we’re swooning a little bit. Here’s to you, lads!

Beauty Advice: November 20









 
Boar bristle brushes help create a smooth, voluminous look. Ceramic brushes also create a smooth look, but we added bounce.

They’re Back!


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Innovators, renegades, villains, mothers, influencers and music superstars–the Dixie Chicks announced their upcoming DCX MMXVI World Tour. The multiple Grammy Award-winning and multi-platinum selling band will kick off their North American tour on June 1, 2016, visiting over 40 cities throughout the U.S. and Canada. Tickets go on sale starting tomorrow.

“It’s been ten years since we’ve toured the U.S.,” share the Chicks in a promo video for their tour. “There’s not telling what will happen this time!”

We can’t wait, and we’re sure you can’t either. To tide you over, here’s a little #TBT #ThrowBackThursday, to when the Dixie Chicks posed for the pages of Sophisticate’s Hairstyle Guide!

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Beauty Advice: November 19









If you’re a fan of blow-outs, always use heat-protection products. They will shield your hair from damage while still allowing you to create a uniquely beautiful look.

Natalie Dormer’s Rock & Roll Bun


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natalie dormer 2Natalie Dormer looked smashing at one of the big premiers for Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2, complete with a ball gown fitting a princess and an upsweep to go with it. But since Natalie plays the edgy Cressida in the flick, it’s only fitting that her ballerina bun came with some attitude.

Hairstylist Giannandrea, International Creative Director for Macadamia Professional, added volume and twists for a pompadour rock & roll vibe. The pro offers up advice for how to steal Natalie’s style…

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Apply a volumizing product to damp hair and blow-dry large sections with a large round brush to create ample volume all over.

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Rub a quarter sized amount of Macadamia Professional Whipped Detailing Cream in palms and apply throughout hair to create texture and separation.

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Tease the roots at the crown to build volume. Twist hair back in small to medium sections and secure with straight pins, leaving wispy pieces loose.

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Twist remaining hair into a bun in the center back of the head and secure with pins for an effortless finish. Leave small pieces out on the side for a windswept look.

Photos: courtesy Facebook.com/Natalie Dormer.

Beauty Advice: November 18




 
 
 
 
 
Make your lengths curly by applying volumizing mousse to wet strands. Separate hair into small sections and set them on non-electric rollers. Allow your hair to dry in a wavy shape, and then gently remove the rollers.

Coquette Coif


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couquette 2The Mahogany Creative team, of Mahogany Hairdressing in the UK, showcased their fun, flirty and playful collection, “Coquette,” to an audience of stylists at the Salon International Salon Seminar.

Inspired by the work of designer Marchesa and their muse Marchesa Casatu Stampa di Soncino, the collection is created for women who know what they want and how to use their feminine powers to get it. The personalized looks use hidden panels of length to add erratic texture, drama and interest to head-hugging shapes.

Colin Greany, international creative director, shares, “The shapes are tight and fitted, but the finished looks aren’t aggressive looking. There is a feminine feel even though they are quite short.”

Beauty Advice: November 17









Try changing your look using accessories like headbands, clips and even bobby pins. Pinning a small section of hair creates a whole new look in an instant!

SJP Is Lovely


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10th Anniversary of LOVELYAfter delighting fans for a decade with her fragrance Lovely, Sarah Jessica Parker is launching a 10th anniversary special edition, available now. “I can’t quite believe that it’s been 10 years since Lovely was first introduced,” say Sarah Jessica. “It’s been a real treat to travel back in time to Lovely’s inception and reminisce on those fond memories. Fragrance is something I’m constantly experimenting with and I’m delighted to continue the exploration and discover what the future holds.”

In true Sarah Jessica Parker style, the 10th Anniversary bottle of Lovely will be adorned with a fabulous new “outfit.”

 

Beauty Advice: November 16









The best way to learn how to style your hair and what products to use is to visit a professional salon in your area.

ONCE UPON A TIME!


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Here we are watching television again and getting ready to check out one of our fave shows–Once Upon A Time starring Ginnifer Goodwin. Love her in this short #hairstyle, don’t you agree?

Beauty Advice: November 15









Treat yourself to a regular scalp massage with your favorite natural oil.

KELLIE PICKLER—Fabulous!


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“For me, hair is like a fun accessory and it’s nothing to get all bent out of shape about,” recording artist/television star Kellie Pickler dishes in the current issue of Sophisticate’s Hairstyle Guide—on newsstands now! What else is in this issue? Hundreds of new styles, celebrity beauty tidbits, free hair products, do-it-yourself styling tips and much, much more!

Pick up your copy today; you won’t be disappointed! To find a newsstand near you—click on box at right “Where You Can Find” and presto, you’re in! Thank you soooo much for your support!

Beauty Advice: November 14









Sectioning the hair is always key to a great blow-out. Part your hair in four sections and blow-dry it, section by section, from the base to the ends.

Formally Yours


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This look is part pompadour, part fauxhawk and all drama. Sleek sides and a forward wave of curl show off your most daring side. And with the festive season fastly approaching, it’s a good idea to start filing away tress ideas. The stylists? The mane pros at jcp salon. #jcpsalon #InStyleAtJCP

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