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Cover Girl

The singer and American Idol judge takes center stage.


Mini Magazine

These trendsetters are leading the way in star-studded style.


Hot Hair

Fringe is in and California cool reigns, you better brush up on what’s hot.


Star Hairstyles

Things are heating up with these sizzling celebrity style updates.


Free Swag

Snag these products while you can!


Beauty Beat

Stay fresh with these tips and tricks for summer hair.


Color Perfection

Find your best shade with our guide to Color Perfection


   

International Style


spotlight-stealing silhouettes

from Jean-Marie Contreras in Paris, France

↑ lush layers

Romance is in the air and you can grab a little bit with this luscious layered snip. Long layers frame the face and waterfall over the shoulders in a easy waves.

↑ face-framing

Is it a bob? Or is it faux? It could be that long lengths are gently gathered into a low bun at the nape, giving the appearance of a soft bob shape. Or it could be a bob cut with ends turned under in easy curves. Either way, pick the version that works with your hair length for a stunning silhouette.

↑ sleek twist

Elegance at its finest! Hair is divided into an upper and a lower section. Top section is sleekly combed back and twisted into a bun. Bottom section is gathered just below the nape and twisted into a figure-eight that meets with the bun for a cohesive look that scream sophistication.

↑ wet look

So popular! Tresses in a classic bob cut are parted on the side and slicked back with gel to just behind the ears, using enough gel for the hair to look “wet.” Ends are left in soft curves and pieced through with just a hint of that gel for a piecey effect.

↑ tousled beauty

Windswept can be a beauty profile as well as a state of mind. A curled bob is teased outward for a finish that screams that you have style beyond anyone’s wildest imagination. And the wind is at your command as you biggest style accessory.

Makeovers



Shoulder-length locks get a fabulous update in cut, color and style. Vibrant gold and amber highlights are added to a darker base, while length is cut short around the ears and back. Layers on top are left longer to help create a pompadour effect with tons of volume and style panache. Hair by Hair Benders Intl., Chattanooga, TN.


A red-hued bob has bangs snipped in across the forehead, and a bit of tapering along the edges for a more delicate finish. The base red hue is dolled up with apricot highlights to help add in a color pop focused around the face. A few lowlights in a deeper red round out the look for tons of dimension and style appeal. Hair by Hair Benders Intl., Chattanooga, TN.


Subtle changes bring on a new vibe. A blunt cut is transformed into a piecey finish with punch by shattering the edges into layers of varying lengths. The solid orange hue is given a boost of color with a crimson red hue that frames the face and blends effortlessly into the original shade. A glossing serum palmed over the top brings the look shine. Hair by DASS Salon, Atlanta, GA.


Grown-out color gets a revival and the cut joins in the party. The hue is elevated to a bold white-blonde shade with shadowing at the roots. One side of the mane is cut higher, while the other is left lower in an asymmetrical finish. Sleek styling finishes off the updated look with the help of a flat iron (and a sassy tie!). Hair by DASS Salon, Atlanta, GA.

Short Hair


cool vibe

Short isn’t always sweet–sometimes it’s fierce with a whole lot of attitude. A symphony of shades melt together for a starburst of color that extends from long layers at the crown, while the super-short back and sides add contrasting detail. A round brush and blow-dryer sets up the look, while a burst of flexible-hold hairspray keeps it going with room for moveability.

Hair by Douglas Carroll Salon, Raleigh, NC.

pink pixie

As if an adorable pixie wasn’t enough, a pale pinky-peach hue adds even more style to the look! A short back and sides leads into longer length closer to the front, which is pulled upward to show off the delicate shade. Hairspray or styling gel is a must to get that awesome height.

Hair by Jean-Marc Maniatis, France.

abbreviated bob

A short-snipped bob is both sophisticated and pretty all at the same time. With length in back skimming the top of the nape and the sides and front cut into tapered layers, the look is short on length but long on gorgeous effect. A round brush and blow-dryer sets the stage, followed by a gently tousling with pomade.

Hair by VOG Coiffure, France.

celebrity style

Julianne Hough

First a dancer, then a judge on Dancing With The Stars, and then Sandy in Grease Live!–we love that Julianne Hough is so versatile, both with her hair and her project!  

Though she loves to play with her length, Julianne seriously rocked her short cut. The nape was trimmed a little shorter, but crown layers were left longer on the sides to allow for style versatility. This look involves a side part and feathered layers.

Photo: courtesy ABC.

Long Hair


waves for days

So many beachy waves, it’s like the ocean is just a minute away… Texture is scrunched into long layers while blow-drying, after being prepped and set with a beach-inspired styling spritz. If natural waves aren’t formed enough for your liking, a few turns with a larger curling iron can help take you beachside.

Hair by Errol Douglas, London, England.

volume up and down

When you have length to work with, you don’t have to choose where to put the volume–you can infuse both the crown and the lengths with extra oomph. A hot-roller set sinks curls deep into the silhouette, which are then brushed through for a soft silhouette.

Hair by Errol Douglas, London, England.

smooth moves

Sleek and glossy brunette lengths are twirled with a large curling iron to create jumbo curves that fall past the shoulders. It’s a sultry silhouette that can’t be ignored.

Hair by Errol Douglas, London, England.

celebrity style

Ariana Grande

Singer Ariana Grande keeps us dancing on or toes, and we loved her turn in television’s Scream Queens. 

If anyone has a signature look, it’s Ariana, who is rarely seen without her high-placed ponytail and smooth lengths that go on and one. Can’t wait until your own hair grows out to serious lengths? Try adding in a few clip-in extensions for instant satisfaction.

Photo: courtesy FOX.

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