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Dancing With The Star’s Julianne Hough graces the cover of our August 2018 issue! The professional dancer is one of our favorite blondes and now redheads to look to for hair inspiration.


MINI MAGAZINE Mini-Magazine-home

Check out our special 10-page mini magazine to see which celebs made our “40 Fierce Star Styles” list!.


Hot Hair Hot-Hair-home

Standout with vivid pastel haircolor this fall with these stunning styles by Rocky Vitelli.


Star Hairstyles Star Style

Take a look at the hottest hairstyles the stars are wearing this season!


Free Swag Free Swag!

This issue Sophisticate’s is giving away over $4,000 of the latest and greatest beauty products and tools in our August 2018 issue. Enter the Big Beauty Giveaway for a chance to win!


Beauty Beat Beauty-Blog-home

Get to know the hottest beauty products and tools out right now. Run out and grab yours today!


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Sophisticate’s got to talk to Grammy-nominated country singer Kelsea Ballerini. Check out our interview to find out Kelsea’s favorite hairstyles and what products and tools she swears by.

   

Protective Styles


Stop stressing out your strands with unhealthy and excessive tugging and pulling that can cause your hair to become delicate and potentially led to hair loss! Instead of tight buns and ponytails the hair care experts at Viviscal suggest safe and stylish looks like messy updos, long bangs, shoulder length looks, Natural hairdos and loose, bohemian ponytails.

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A leave-in spray-in conditioner is best for thick hair types while a cream conditioner is best for thinner hair types.

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Carefully wipe down flat iron plates with a damp rag while the tool is unplugged and cooling down, but still slightly warm, to easily remove product or build-up.

FALL HAIRCOLOR MAKEOVER!


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Matrix Professional Haircolor is so stunning, as shown in this beautiful makeover by Pati Rodriguez. Color Melt here is all about Peach, Quartz Pink and Berry Violet. We’re so ready!

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For a two-second style redo, try changing your part. It will give you an instantly different look!

LAST CALL TO PICK UP SOPHISTICATE’S!


Ooooh…this is the last weekend we’re on sale before our new issue of Sophisticate’s Hairstyle Guide hits newsstands this coming week. Did you pick up your copy of our very special anniversary issue? We sure hope so— before we’re going, going, gone!

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Glam up the classic ponytail. Start by fashioning waves with a curling iron.
Then, smooth the crown down with gel and gather spirals into a ponytail at
the crown.

Blue Details


It’s all about the details with this style. An edgy indigo root turns into a sassy silver shade. The front is split into two buns to show off the color combo. Styled by Kayla Scroggin of JCPenny Salon in Ukiah, CA. #jcpsalon #salonbyinstyle #jcpenneysalon

www.instagram.com/kgsbeauty

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Prevent breakage by trimming your ends about 1/8 to 1/4 inch every six to eight weeks.

Loose Waves — NYFW How-To


Who can resist the style appeal of loose, bohemian waves? Get these runway-worthy tresses with the help of professional hairstylist Michael Johnson and Biolage R.A.W Styling products!

GET THE LOOK…

  • To prep, apply Biolage R.A.W. Smoothing Styling Milk to ease the grip of blow-dry and to nourish
  • Create a center part and comb around the hairline, creating waves and giving the hair direction
  • Spray with Biolage R.A.W. Texturizing Styling Spray to give definition then use a 3/4-inch barrel curling iron to curl hair and brush the waves through to keep them soft
  • Spray Biolage R.A.W. Frizz Control Styling Spray through hair to maintain frizz and protect from humidity
  • Finish it off with Biolage R.A.W. Texturizing Styling Spray to set and add texture to the hair

One Great Look – Sweet & Sour


Hair by Amber Kelley
Blu Bird Spa, Overland Park, KS

Now that’s how you wear color! This vibrant coif is perfect for the fearless fashionista! A deep grape base seamlessly becomes a vivid lime hue with hints of emerald and seafoam throughout for an epic color combination.

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Maintain your new hair hue with color-preserving products tinted to match the hue you’re already wearing!

DOES IT WORK?: Hair, Skin & Nail Vitamins


It seems like every social media stunner swears by this and that vitamin that is guaranteed to give you dream hair, skin and nails. But are they worth the hype? With the help of Viviscal, here are the vitamins that actually help to give you healthy hair, strong nails and gorgeous skin…

Marine Fatty Acids, such as omega 3, works to heal dry and damaged hair, combat hair loss and treat flaky scalp.

Vitamin B acts as antioxidant for the skin and can help remove bacteria and balance testosterone levels to fight acne.

Biotin, or Vitamin B7, is a must for healthy hair! This vitamin stimulates hair growth and promotes healthy hair.

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If your haircolor is growing out at the roots, stagger your part on the diagonal. It will scatter the color and distract the eye from seeing a regrowth line.

Emmy Look How-To: Laura Dern


We know we’re not the only ones who loves Big Little Lies’s Laura Dern’s luscious locks at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards! Her hairstylist, celebrity hairdresser Ryan Trygstad was kind enough to break down her feisty look for us using The One by Frédéric Fekkai products…

“Once seeing the dress, we decided to go with the more sexy undone texture, with a bit of edge and choppiness. I first prepped Laura’s hair with One to Believe In Leave-In Conditioner then blew her hair half dry with a large round brush. Next I added The Gifted One Multitasker Creme through the mid-shaft and ends for protection and shine. Then I used the One Up Lift Volume Spray for root lift and long-lasting control. Once Laura’s hair was completely dry I first sprayed the entire head with the One To Hold Hairspray I did this to help with hold when I next curled her hair with a ceramic one-inch, leaving the ends of the hair a bit straighter and spikey. For the final product I sprayed One and Then Some Dry Texturizing Spray for a dry loose hold, and sexiness!”

Photo: Instagram.com/@ryantrygstadhair

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Use a detoxifying or clarifying shampoo every two weeks to remove product buildup from your hair and scalp.

BACKSTAGE HAIRSTYLING


We love these looks from New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2018 featuring these looks created with TRESemme Repair & Protect 7 Shampoo and Conditioner and TRES Two Hair Spray. The TRESemme Fresh Start Volumizing Dry Shampoo is massaged into roots with fingers when hair is dry for max texture and the TRESemme Keratin Smooth Shine Serum is used to create a roughed up rock ’n’ roll effect. Looks by Justin Marjan, TRESemme Global Stylist for Alice + Olivia.  I did not wake up like this hair!

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Work a light, leave-in conditioner through tresses before heading outdoors for a day of fun under the sun.

CARRIE UNDERWOOD’S 4 FAB HAIRSTYLES!


We love our anniversary issue cover girl, Carrie Underwood, and can’t get enough of her hair changeups as featured in our collector’s edition of Sophisticate’s Hairstyle Guide. Here are four fab looks showcased (but there are more!). Pick your favorite and check out our issue on newsstands wow before we say bye until our next issue!

1. Volumninous partial upsweep

2. Pure platinum with long layers

3. Glamour-girl curls

4. Beachy on-stage finger tousled look

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If your strands are lacking shine, try drinking more water. Staying hydrated and eating a nutritious diet is just as important as our favorite products for hair health.

Pink Punch


Never be afraid to play with color! Danielle Metzner from The Salon by InStyle in Brighton, MI, created this candy-coated coif. Mauve roots flow into a yummy raspberry hue with a peachy finish. Strands fall sleekly past the shoulders. #jcpsalon #salonbyinstyle #jcpenneysalon

www.instagram.com/dani_metz_styles

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Hair is at its weakest when it is wet, so make sure to only brush your hair when it is dry.

Textured Bun How-To


A chic upsweep is always on trend! Seen all over the runways, updos like buns are an effortless and appealing way to add texture and simple glam to your look. Recreate this stunning look done by Michael Johnson for Donna Karan’s Urban Zen Fall 2017 collection, using Biolage R.A.W. Styling Collection…Here’s the how-to!

  1. To prep, apply Biolage R.A.W. Smoothing Styling Milk to ease the grip of blow-dry and to nourish
  2. Blow-dry or air-dry the hair by running fingers through to enhance natural texture
  3. Center-part the hair and comb through to give the hair direction
  4. Create a high ponytail, leaving two-inches of hair from the hairline out of the ponytail
  5. Take the two remaining sidepieces and loosely wrap around the ponytail
  6. Spray Biolage R.A.W. Texturizing Styling Spray on ponytail and lightly backcomb it
  7. After adding texture, pin the ponytail to create a loose and touchable bun
  8. Finish it off with Biolage R.A.W. Frizz Control Styling Spray through the hair to maintain frizz and hold back flyaways

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Use a light serum with UV protection to guard your haircolor from the sun’s rays.

One Great Look – Silver Fox


Hair by Casey Huber
South Main St. Salon, Evart, MI

Enticing, sensual and captivating–that’s what comes to mind when checking out this beautiful mane. Vibrant, silver-grey strands transition from raven roots for a trend-setting overall style. Hair is styled into loose waves for texture. Love!

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A boar bristle brush helps stimulate the scalp to bring out your natural scalp oils and enhance shine.

MYTH BUSTED: Is Hot Water Hair Safe?


We’ve all heard the trick of washing our mane with cold water. Is that because hot water is actually damaging to our coifs? According to the experts at Viviscal, hot-water washes won’t directly cause hair loss, but can affect the health of your scalp. They suggest washing and conditioning strands with warm water, never scalding hot water, and then finishing with a cold water rinse.

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When considering a new hairstyle, always show your stylist pictures of your dream coif—to make certain you’re both on the same style page!

Kelsea’s Updo How-To


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Kelsea Ballerini stunned, as usual, at the 2017 IHeartRadio Music Festival with the help of celebrity hairstylist Tarryn Feldman. “This look is super sleek but edgy, Feldman explains. “We wanted to do something sophisticated in the front and off her face with a little eye candy in the back.” Check out how the beautiful ‘do was created…

“I used BioSilk Silk Therapy serum with the BioSilk Titanium Professional Hair Dryer to give her hair massive volume. After it was dry, I used Kevin Murphy Doo Over at her roots. I took the BioSilk Titanium Spring Curling Iron to give her texture in the front. I started in the back and did 3 twist braids to create the Mohawk effect in the back. Then, I teased her roots and pinned her hair back and connected to the top braid. I used BioSilk Silk Therapy Dry Clean Shampoo to piece out the front and BioSilk Silk Therapy Finishing Spray: Firm Hold to hold the look. Also, I used some ORIBE Dry Texturizing Spray as well as Kevin Murphy Powder Puff.”

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Use a brush with soft bristles to encourage extra shine in your hair.

4 Great Hairstyles From Italy!


It’s Sunday…we need something to spice things up. Right? How about four fab looks from the James Hair Fashion Club in Italy? We love these and hpe you do too. Fabulous hair makes any outfit ten times better and these style changeups work their magic. Pick your favorite—we can’t decide!

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Try pomade for a high-gloss shine and smooth texture.

IT’S OUR ANNIVERSARY!


Have you picked up our new issue on newsstands everywhere? If not, you’re missing out! This very special edition of Sophisticate’s Hairstyle Guide not only features all the very hottest looks you’ll want to wear this season, beauty products you can win, celebrity interviews and, as a bonus, we also have some fun look backs.  So what are you waiting for!

Please join us in our big 39th year celebration! Thank you sooo much!

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Breaking in a new flat iron? Always set it to the lowest temperature first. Then, work your way up to the temperature you need.

Jewel Toned


We have one word to describe this sea-siren style by Andrea of JCPenny Salon in Riverside, CA—sultry! Raven hair is snipped into a volume-packed bob with plush layers. Hair is tinted a deep emerald and denim shade and styled into big, bouncy curls. #jcpsalon #salonbyinstyle #jcpenneysalon

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