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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!


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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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To minimize heat damage, try flat-ironing hair on a low heat setting.

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Make detangling easier by running a wide-tooth comb through hair in the shower, before you rinse out your conditioner.

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A silicone-based, oil-free serum is perfect for taming flyaways and adding shine to your locks.

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For beautiful, bouncy coils, define curls with a light gel or styling cream.

Sunday


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To experience less color fading, stick with a color that’s only a few shades different from your Natural shade.

Saturday


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A wide-tooth comb is essential for detangling tresses. Get one.

Friday


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Go to a pro…If you over-process or damage your hair, the corrective service may cost you more than what it would have cost for you to come to the salon in the first place.

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Don’t over-apply a protein treatment. A once a month, or every six weeks, treatment is best.

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A collection of hair accessories can transform a bad hair day into a good one.

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The first step to creating full and healthy hair is to lead a full and healthy lifestyle! Drink plenty of water and stick to a healthy diet.

Monday


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Use lowlights and highlights to bring out the pizzazz in a hairstyle. Solid hair colors give a total tress transformation. New look, new attitude!

Sunday


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Stock up on hair accessories: clips, headbands, wraps, etc. They’re your go-to style savers when your schedule is hectic!

Saturday


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Hair pins are must-have for: updos and securing fly-away strands. Make sure your hair tool box contain these hair helpers!

Friday


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Set up a consultation with your stylist to learn more about highlights and find out how often you should come in for touch-ups.

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Don’t go for a hue that’s extremely light or dark unless you’re prepared to pay to maintain the shade.

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When working with any hair tools, you must understand your hair type and adjust the temperature on your tool so you don’t scorch the hair.

Tuesday


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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.

Monday


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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.

Sunday


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

Saturday


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

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

Tuesday


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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.

Monday


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

Sunday


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

Saturday


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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.

Friday


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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.

Thursday


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

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

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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!

Monday


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

Sunday


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

Saturday


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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.

Friday


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Use a heat protectant serum or spray before applying heat to your hair—even before you blow-dry!

Thursday


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Make sure to choose the right hair products for your hair type and style—they’re the key to top-notch coif care.

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