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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.


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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!


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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.


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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!

   

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Bangs are a great way of changing, creating and updating any hairstyle. Fringe can also add definition and dimension to a lackluster cut.

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Prep hair before coloring to be as healthy as possible—the more moisturized, the better it’s going to hold the color.

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When seeking celeb hair inspiration, look for stars with face shapes like yours to ensure a smooth transition from the page to reality.

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You really do have time to use hot rollers in the morning. Let them set while you do your makeup!

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If you think you can’t go from blonde to red to brunette to blonde, consult a hair expert. There are all sorts of color tones available!

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Some early versions of straightening and smoothing treatments contained harmful chemicals, so speak to your hairstylist about the safety and content of the specific keratin smoothing treatment used.

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Even if you’re trying to grow out your hair, make sure to get regular trims to keep split ends at bay. You’ll be growing out long, healthy hair!

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At the salon, your hair is rinsed multiple times after shampooing and conditioning. Do the same at home to avoid product build-up and dull hair.

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If you have an oval/long face, chic bobs and long beachy waves are most flattering. Avoid short layers, which could make your face appear longer.

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Wait 48 hours after coloring hair to shampoo it. Every time you wet hair you open the cuticle, so give hair time to properly absorb the color.

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For smooth results, brush as you blow-dry in the same direction.

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Turn heads today by adorning your mane with a bejeweled headband.

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Make sure your hair is thoroughly dry before styling with a hot tool to avoid frizz.

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Cool water closes the hair’s cuticles, which means more surface for light to reflect off. Rinse tresses in cool water for great shine!

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Before using your flat iron, curler or hot rollers, make sure you hair is completely dry. Wet hair is more fragile and vulnerable to damage.

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Good hairspray is brushable. You want to hold the shape but still let the hair be flexible.

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If you want a change (but nothing too drastic), ask your stylist to snip in a few layers. They’ll give your mane extra bounce and may even create a few more styling options.

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If you’ve got long layers, wrap strands lightly around a large barrel curling iron to create loose, beachy waves.

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Curl hair away from the face at the temple and toward the face at the chin for a come-hither face framing wave.

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Keep a fabric softener sheet (in a plastic bag) in your purse for a simple, on-the-go, frizz eliminator.

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Hair color shy? Choose a new hue two to three shades away from your current color.

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Bring a photo to show your stylist featuring a new look you’d like to try to be sure you’re both on the same style page.

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Always warm up hair waxes and pomades in your hands first—it makes them easier to apply throughout your mane.

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When applying products to damp hair, try combing the product through your hair to make sure it is being distributed evenly.

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Volume-boosting mousse adds structure and form to any style.

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Never skip conditioning! Hair can always use more moisture.

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Care and coif research are key to rock a stunning style while staying on budget.

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Ponytails can be a simple yet strong and edgy style statement, too!

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Depending on the density of your hair, getting a deep moisturizing treatment should be a part of your hair regime.

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The more hair products you use, the more often you need to cleanse your coif.

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Work with your hair’s texture. It’ll make it easier to choose styles.

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Hair is weakest when wet, so always be gentle when combing damp
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A bob (smooth or curly or wavy) is perfect for women of all ages.

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Coif color grow-out? Try a zig-zag part to help disguise it until your next salon appointment.

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Be sure your hair kit includes a wide-tooth comb…for gentle detangling.

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