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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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Ponytail Perfection


The ponytail: quite possibly beauty’s easiest hairstyle to perfect–and the one you can wear almost anywhere with just a little variation. Here are four beautiful ponies to put in your style portfolio for future use!

VIGOROUS VOLUME

Your hair is your crown, so celebrate how royal it is with a truly glamourous silhouette. Emphasizing the length of your  mane, tresses are teased to chic heights at the crown and throughout the ponytail. Sheer perfection!

SIMPLY SLEEK

Don’t waste your beauty time spending hours on your hair–this simple updo will have you looking sleek in no time. Add a curled-out end to create a fresh look, while leaving your hair over your ear to add to the already unique style.

THE SULTRY SIDE

Put a twist on the classic side pony with a tucked-under and charistmaitc curl. Walk out of your door knowing you have a tailored hairstyle that will make everyone want to know your secret. Psssst! You’re not telling!

TRUE ELEGANCE

Bring back the bow when you want to add a fresh pop to your hair. Soft curls make this style the perfect romantic look for any date night.

Balayage Success


Before

The perfect highlights are only a salon appointment away! Balayage is a highlighting technique in which your color pro paints the highlight shade onto your hair, much like an artist brushes color on the canvas. The result is a custom look designed just for you. Here’s how hair pro Stephanie Borud, of Salon Roxy in Valrico, FL, created this balayage highlight perfection…

 

Stephanie Borud

“I deepened the natural haircolor just enough to make it a richer tone. There needed to be a ‘pop,’ so caramel highlights on the chocolate base made for the perfect fit. To style it, on wet hair, I applied All-Nutrient Straight+ Smoothing Cream all over, and a little Mousse+ Foaming Volumizer to the roots for volume. After blow-drying, I applied a light coat of Raspbody Freeze Hairspray to each section before curling the hair with a 1.5″ curling iron. I followed with a couple pumps of Shine+ Serum, emulsified inm y hands, and finger-combed through the curls.”

 

 

 

Disheveled French Twist


quick mane

Jenny Balding, NYC Cutler/Redken Stylist, shares her favorite style to take you from work to play. The best part? You can create this disheveled French twist in under 10 minutes!

Disheveled French Twist

  • Start with day old hair as you’ll have some texture in your hair and it will be easier to manage.
  • Use dry shampoo to really boost the texture of your roots (Redken Pillow Proof dry shampoo is excellent).  Spray throughout your roots and even the mid-lengths to create body and texture.  Shake through with your fingers.
  • Use a light hairspray for a little hold. Mist over all and shake up with your hands to really create body and movement.
  • Section out the crown and front area and pin to one side.
  • Sweep the sides and back together and then twist upwards and pin.  Make sure to use hairpins (U shaped pins) so they can really anchor the hair.
  • Take your top section and roll under and pin at the crown for a little height in this area.
  • Loosen the hairline a little with your fingers to suit your face shape, then add a hair accessory of your choice.
  • To finish, add a little shine by misting Redken Diamond Oil High Shine Airy Mist all over – this is very light but gives just the right amount shine you need.

Big Color Move


Before

Mane pro Trent Day, owner/stylist at Salon Roxy in Valrico, FL, and an All-Nutrient Professional & Design Team member, transformed a mini bob with overgrown roots into a platinum blonde look, then a gorgeous raspberry hue. Here’s how he did it…

 


Trent Day

“I started by lightening the new hair growth at the roots, then added in soft beige and gold to create a dimensional blonde (right). For the second look (above), I wanted to show a bit of fun and versatility, so I did a color melt, starting darker at the base and lightening toward the ends.”

Curl Factor


Before

Gorgeous curls can be yours! It just takes a little bit of expert know-how, and tress expert Trend Day, owner/stylist at Salon Roxy in Valrico, FL, (he’s also an All-Nutrient Professional & Design Team member), shares how he turned this natural texture into a gorgeous head of defined ringlets…

 

Trent Day

“On wet hair, I applied All-Nutrient Polish+ Smoothing Gloss, added roller clips to the roots where I wanted lift, and allowed curls to air-dry. The result is a gorgeous, frizz-free natural curl that can move. Natural curls require patience and the right finishing products. For the cut, removing weight in the interior and softening (not always removing) the corner on the exterior of the shape’s cut keeps it light and loose.”

 

 

 

 

Lush, Layered Volume


Before

Got natural waves? Then this cut and styling method is perfect for you. “This look is pretty versatile, and many different hair types could wear this style, but if you have fine, wavy hair, this look definitely works for you,” shares hair guru Alexandria Mari of Vintage Salon And Day Spa in Rowley, MA. Here’s how she created the look…

 

Alexandria Mari

“I applied All-Nutrient Texxure+ Blow Out Cream all over before blow-drying the hair. To help achieve a smoother end result, I used Shine+ Flat Iron Spray before I curled the hair with a flat iron. I then sprayed on Ultra+ Hold Hairspray to finish the look.”

 

 

 

Glamour Upsweeps


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fabulously futuristic

This otherworldly updo is sure to impress. Strands are pulled back and twisted in place on the back of the crown, using a pomade to tame flyaways and give mane a sculpted look. A section of hair in the front is pulled back and curved up onto the top of the crown then tucked under tresses for a pretty twist.

Hair: Philip Bell/Ishoka Hair And Beauty, Aberdeen, UK; Makeup: James O’reily; Styling: Jafea Green; Photo: John Rawson.

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haute bouffant

Dazzle and delight with this couture upsweep. Apply styling gel to mane and pull strands into a high ponytail, securing with a hair band. Using a bun shaper, roll the ponytail over to create a tucked bun and secure with bobby pins. Spritz locks with holding spray for lasting glamour.

Hair: Jamison Shaw Hairdressers, Atlanta, Ga; Photo: Global Hair & Fashion Group.

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with a twist

Sleek and sophisticated, this upsweep is perfect for any date night. Hair is divided into three sections—one on each side and one in the middle. Strands in the middle are slicked back and sections on the side are twisted together on the top of the crown. Incorporate tresses from the middle section and hold look together with bobby pins.

Hair: Chrstopher Appleton; Makeup: Amanda Wright; Styling: Danielle Fox; Photo: Elizabeth Gibson.

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classic beauty

Romance is in the air with this gorgeous, simple upsweep. Strands are curled from mid-length to ends. Hair is loosely pulled back into a chignon and held in place with bobby pins. A decorative hair piece is added for an extra touch of glamour.

Hair: Paul Kenneth Salon, Woburn, Ma; Photo: Global Haif & Fashion Group.

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modern glamour

You’ll be the star of the party with this gorgeous silhouette. Mane is parted to one side and a large-barrel curling iron is used to fashion loose, retro waves. Leaving layers around the face loose, strands are pulled back to mid-crown and held in place with a clip.

Hair: Goertz Hair Design, Braunschweig, Germany; Photo: Global Hair & Fashion Group.

Curls & Waves


texture tease

cool curves

Marry playful crimps with sassy curls to take long tresses in a strawberry-blonde hue to the next level. Apply styling mousse to wet hair and set strands in rollers. Blow-dry hair, remove rollers and crimp locks, starting at the roots and stopping just at or before the jawline. Create an extreme part in the front section and mist holding spray all over.

HAIR: PAUL FALLTRICK HAIRDRESSING, LONDON, UK; PHOTO: GLOBAL HAIR & FASHION GROUP.

velvet spirals

velvet spirals

A luscious chocolate hue is accented perfectly with sleek curls and a short bob. Part hair to one side, then blow-dry tresses with a round brush to create volume. Create curls using a small-barrel curling iron, leaving the fringe straight and slightly rounded. Mist shine spray all over your mane for a sleek glow.

HAIR: MOUTONSALON.COM, GRAPEVINE, TX; PHOTO: GLOBAL HAIR & FASHION GROUP.

light waves

light waves

Soft and simple is the name of the game. Honey-hued tresses are blow-dried and large waves are created using a large-barrel curling iron. An exaggerated side part and golden blonde fringe sweeping over one eye complete this girl-next-door look.

HAIR: DOUGLAS CARROLL SALON, RALEIGH, NC; PHOTO: GLOBAL HAIR & FASHION GROUP.

celebrity style

KELLY CLARKSON
KELLY CLARKSON always hits all the right notes when it comes to her mane. To get the singer’s look, run volumizing gel through tresses, then blow-dry strands with a round brush for volume. Create loose waves with a small curling iron. Top off the stage goddess look with a mist of shine spray.

PHOTO: COURTESY RCA.

Great Bangs


sophisticated sweep

sophisticated sweep

A bright blonde hue coupled with luxuriously soft tresses is oh-so-chic! Blow-dry strands with a large round brush, rounding the ends in toward the face. Create an exaggerated part in fringe and brush it to the other side, allowing it to veil one eye. Use a flat iron to flip out bangs. Mist shine spray all over your coif to create a sleek finish.

HAIR: GOERTZ HAIR DESIGN, BRAUNSCHWEIG, GERMANY; PHOTO: GLOBAL HAIR & FASHION GROUP.

hot cinnamon

hot cinnamon

Make face-framing layers in a gorgeous chestnut hue even more playful with a thick fringe. Apply styling mousse through wet hair and blow-dry layers with a round brush, creating volume at the top and back of the crown. From a slight side part, allow bangs to brush over the tops of eyebrows. Apply anti-frizz serum for a lovely, smooth coif.

HAIR: L SALON & COLOR GROUP, SAN MATEO, CA; PHOTO: GLOBAL HAIR & FASHION GROUP.

full coverage

full coverage

Deep mahogany strands are even more sexy with a straight fringe and a mix of straight and slightly curled tresses. Hair is blow-dried and bangs are brushed straight across the forehead with ends rolled under. Use a curling iron to slightly flip out front layers and create soft wispy curls on the back of the crown. Apply shine serum to your mane.

HAIR: XENA’S BEAUTY COMPANY, NEW YORK, NY; PHOTO: GLOBAL HAIR & FASHION GROUP.

HANNAH SIMONE

celebrity style

HANNAH SIMONE is known for her role as Cece, Jess’ heart-breaker best friend, on television’s New Girl, and with those gorgeous long locks and model looks, we totally get why the guys love her. To get this sexy silhouette, blow-dry long, layered, chestnut-hued hair and allow fringe to sit straight across the forehead. Apply styling serum to keep strands sleek.

PHOTO: COURTESY FOX.

Sleek Styling


blonde ambition

blonde ambition

Render them speechless with this stunningly sleek, white-hot pixie with eye-veiling fringe. A large paddle brush and blow-dryer help set the stage for this smooth silhouette. Show off perfect layers by slightly tousling strands at the back of the crown while smoothing bangs across the forehead.

HAIR: HA!R A TONY ANDERS CONCEPT, COLUMBUS, OH; PHOTO: GLOBAL HAIR & FASHION GROUP.

smooth moves

smooth moves

Go mod with pin-straight strands in a chocolate brown shade. Smooth tresses are created with the help of smoothing cream, a blow-dryer and flat iron. Blow-dry strands while combing through hair with a paddle brush, then flat-iron mane for perfectly straight locks.

HAIR: JAMISON SHAW HAIRDRESSERS, ATLANTA, GA; PHOTO: GLOBAL HAIR & FASHION GROUP.

fiery perfection

fiery perfection

Tap into your inner red-hot diva with this perfectly styled tangerine-hued mane. Start off blow-drying hair while using a paddle brush to smooth locks. Run a flat iron over tresses and apply a bit of styling gel to mane for chic strands that will leave everyone in awe.

HAIR: HAIR BENDERS INTERNATIONALE, CHATTANOOGA, TN; PHOTO: GLOBAL HAIR & FASHION GROUP.

celebrity style

TAMARA TAYLOR
TAMARA TAYLOR plays a stylish, sophisticated doctor on the hit TV series Bones. Although she’s rocked gorgeous long curls, the star switched it up when she cut her hair into this sleek, straight bob that we love! The mane is easy to style with a round brush and blow-dryer and a dollop of smoothing serum.

PHOTO: COURTESY FOX.

Cuts For Your Face Shape


Find out whether you’re a heart, oval, round or square because there’s a perfect (and not so perfect) way to wear your hair. It’s time to flaunt those features, pretty girl…

Your face shape: OVAL/LONG

OVAL/LONG


You fall into this category if the widths of your brow, cheekbones and jaw are almost equal, and you have a gently rounded hairline.

FAMOUS FACES
Jennifer Aniston, Jessica Alba, Jessica Biel

YOUR SUPER SNIP
“This is the most versatile face shape. You can pull off almost any look—short or long, straight or wavy,” explains celebrity stylist Riccardo Maggiore of Riccardo Maggirore Salon in New York City. “Sophisticated bobs, bangs and long, beachy waves are especially flattering.”

Your face shape: ROUND

ROUND


Your hairline and chin are rounded, and your face is nearly as wide as it is long.

FAMOUS FACES
Fergie, Drew Barrymore, Ginnifer Goodwin

YOUR SUPER SNIP
Try cuts that fall just below the chin. “Soft layers are great because they’ll make your face appear slimmer and tend to remove bulk from the sides,” shares celebrity stylist Riccardo Maggiore of Riccardo Maggirore Salon in New York City. “Bangs are flattering, too, but keep them long or sideswept.”

Your face shape: SQUARE

SQUARE


If you have a strong, straight jawline and an equally straight hairline, and the length of your face is almost equal to its width, you’re a square face type.

FAMOUS FACES
Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek, Nicole Richie

YOUR SUPER SNIP
The key to your best style is a cut that softens your angular jaw and forehead. “Soft, long layers around the face with a long, sideswept bang work fantastically,” notes hair pro Benjamin Mohapi, director of the Galvin Benjamin Salon Group. Are you more of a cropped cutie? “You can also get away with a short, spikey cut,” says celebrity stylist Riccardo Maggiore of Riccardo Maggirore Salon in New York City.

Your face shape: HEART/DIAMOND

HEART/DIAMOND


This is you if you’re face is wide at the brow and near the hairline but especially narrow at the jaw.

FAMOUS FACES
Kim Kardashian, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson

YOUR SUPER SNIP
The goal is to draw attention to your eyes and cheekbones. “Brow-grazing fringe, sideswept bangs, a strong part and hair that falls at or below your jawline will look amazing,” comments celebrity stylist Riccardo Maggiore of Riccardo Maggirore Salon in New York City. “If you want a short cut, keep top layers soft and long. If you are opting for a longer look, go for long layers that graze your cheekbones.”

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