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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!


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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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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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Going with a red-hot hair hue? This shade fades fastest so be sure to use color-deposit shampoo.

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To maintain defined, natural curls, try twisting or braiding hair at night.

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You should always use a heat protectant product before heat styling.

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Check the heat setting on your styling tools to be sure it’s not too hot.

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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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Make sure to make time for trims. Your hair will thank you for it!

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Have fun with your hair! With styles such as braids, extensions, wigs and clip-ins, your style options are limitless.

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Flowers and feathers are perfect ways to adorn your ‘do for spring.

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When coloring hair for the first time, try not to go up more than five color levels.

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To create perfectly flipped fringe, prep strands with a thermal protectant spray and curve the ends of your bang upward with a flat iron.

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To amp up your conditioning treatment, sit under a dryer. This will help your conditioner penetrate the hair more thoroughly.

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To give curls definition, “cocktail” control gel and moisturizing cream and apply to strands.

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After applying a heat protectant, blow-dry your tresses in sections, making sure each section is properly protected.

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For a fuller mane, play up the volume with curl creams instead of gels.

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Use sulfate-free shampoos and conditioners to help prevent hair color from prematurely fading.

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Avoid sleeping on damp hair as this may result in severe tangling.

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To cut down on heat damage, blow-dry hair using a cool or medium heat setting whenever possible.

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Thinking about going short? Test out the style with a wig or extensions that are snipped into a short cut.

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To help strengthen strands before bleaching them, give your hair a protein treatment and amp up the moisture.

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Ask your stylist to apply a gloss on top of your haircolor to help seal, protect and preserve your color.

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Considering bangs? One of the easiest ways to see if you can work a fierce fringe is to put your hand over your forehead. Like what you see? Break out the scissors!

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Condition, condition, condition.

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Apply mousse to straight lengths before styling to set your style and create long-lasting hold.

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For finished curls, blow dry hair 80% of the way with a diffuser. Then, let hair air-dry and apply a light holding cream to set the style.

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If you’re anxious to try a new style, but don’t want to lose your length, balayage is perfect for the most fashion-forward stylistas.

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Want to punch up your style with a rainbow hue? Avoid the damaging bleaching process by incorporating a few extensions in your color of choice.

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For quick curls with minimal heat, try hot rollers. They heat up quickly—and you can finish your makeup while your curls set.

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Dull hair color? Try a clear “cellophane” rinse to boost its shine factor!

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Age-appropriate coif color? You can rock any hair hue…with confidence!

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Don’t be shy. Love a look you see on someone? Ask her where she gets her hair done.

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