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Highest-paid model Kendall Jenner is no stranger to the beauty world! Check out our cover girl’s best looks, hottest hairstyles and her makeup musts.


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See top-celebrities coifs in our Celebrity Glamour Hair Guide!


Hot Hair Hot-Hair-home

Get inspired to go bold with some serious color inspiration!


Star Hairstyles Star Style

The stars have definitely turned up the style notch!


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This might be our most epic beauty giveaway yet! Check out our big beauty giveaway, on stands now in the February 2019 issue.


Beauty Beat Beauty-Blog-home

Wondering which products to test out? We’ve got what you need to start your new beauty routine off right!


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This holiday season, the right hair accessory can mean the difference between a look that’s naughty or nice—pick which one you want to be in our latest issue!

   

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Feeling lucky today? Paint the town green with envy by wearing shamrock-themed accessories like clover clips or emerald hair pieces.

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If you wear a ponytail every day, be sure the hair is not pulled back too tight. Too much tension, too often, can lead to breakage.

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Those with a heart/diamond face shape should draw attention to eyes and cheekbones with brow-grazing fringe or sideswept bangs.

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For women with a square face shape, any cut that softens your angular jaw and forehead is great. Try face-framing layers and highly texturized styles.

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Consider your favorite wardrobe choices when selecting a long-term shade. It’s a lot easier to change your mane shade than your entire closet!

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Keep your chic short coif silky and shiny with the aid of a wax stick.

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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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If your natural color is brunette, add a few face-framing, coppery highlights to mimic the natural brightness in children’s hair. Ask your stylist to use pigment rather than bleach.

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If you’re going from dark to light, put in a lot of highlights before going for a single process. With highlights, you can really get a good feel for it.

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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.

Wednesday


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Looking for a delicious new scent that’s also good for the hair? Try raw coconut oil as a way to moisturize strands naturally with a yummy smell.

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Never apply conditioner directly to your scalp. Concentrate the application of conditioner to the tips of your hair strands, and then rinse your hair thoroughly with cold water to lock in the moisture.

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If your hair is wavy, smooth and separate wet strands with a wide-tooth comb, then spritz a silicone-based shine-enhancing spray from ends to roots. Dry hair using a blow-dryer with a tapered nozzle to direct air down the hair shaft and seal the cuticle.

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It’s vital to rinse hair thoroughly after shampooing and conditioning. Anything left behind can dry out hair and cause unnecessary frizz.

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Blow-drying curly or wavy locks with a diffuser attachment helps to preserve movement and shape.

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After coiling strands around a one-inch curling iron, clip each curl up. Once they cool, take the clips out and finger-comb for delicate waves.

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Add a little spice to your look with a pop of color. Clip-in extensions are perfect for adding a fun shade like pink, green or blue.

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Help your haircolor last and last by using color-treated shampoos and conditioners on your strands.

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To maintain your mane the day after shampooing, sleep with your hair in a light, loose ponytail. Tackle any greasiness with a light sprinkle of talcum powder.

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

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Use a clarifying shampoo every two weeks to prevent products with silicone bases from building up and prevent hair from absorbing conditioners.

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If you’ve ever got your hair tangled in the nozzle of your blow-dryer, there is a way to prevent that from happening again. Attach the diffuser!

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Blot damp hair gently—never rub it back and forth with a towel because it roughs up the hair cuticle and causes frizz.

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A typical tip for a stylist is anywhere from 12 to 20 percent. For shampoo techs the range is anywhere from $2 to $5.

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Avoid breakage by using cloth-covered elastic bands. Be kind to your hair and it will look fabulous, even in a simple ponytail.

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When creating spirals with a curling iron, the trick to keeping the shape of the curls is to use your fingers to style. Don’t brush the curls!

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Treat your hair like it’s an accessory. Ideally, you should switch up your style every two seasons: spring/summer and autumn/winter.

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If your house runs on well water, the natural minerals in the H2O can leave your hair a little lackluster. Try a clarifying shampoo to spruce up your style.

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To keep hair healthy and styled, it should be trimmed at least every four to six weeks. This is especially crucial when wearing fringe, layers or a combination of the two.

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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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