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Makeovers


makeover 1
A too-dark mane shade is given new life thanks to the creative color genius of Bryan Beaver of A Tony Anders Concept in Columbus, OH. Soft strands are snipped into heavy layers, transforming the shape of the silhouette and adding lots of depth and movement. Electric red highlights add a pop of color to keep all eyes on you! Photo by Global Hair & Fashion Group.
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makeover 2
A dull tress hue and a shapeless silhouette is transformed into one bangin’ profile by Amy Margeson of Paul Kenneth Salon in Woburn, MA. An all-over cherry-cola haircolor shines with subtle tones of red cinnamon radiating throughout the lush fringe. Bangs are bumped under with the help of a flat iron, which also flips piecey layers for a textured finish. Photo by Global Hair & Fashion Group.
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makeover 3
Lackluster lengths get a modern makeover from Wendy Simmons of L Salon & Color Group in San Mateo, CA. A blasé haircolor becomes shiny and vibrant with an illuminating color transformation resulting in a golden hue with glossy platinum highlights. Hair is shortened into asymmetric layers and blow-dried with a round brush to create a curved shape. A few flips of the flat iron help to create an ultra-smooth silhouette. Photo by Global Hair & Fashion Group.
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makeover 4
An out-dated mane shade is begging for a switch, making this the perfect time for Jennifer Wolf, of L Salon & Color Group in San Mateo, CA, to craft a brand-new hue! A gorgeous ginger haircolor looks amazing against a fair skin tone and the style is worthy of the runway. Crown layers are flat-ironed to show pointed edges and a dab of pomade helps to create a radiant rocker-chick style. Photo by Global Hair & Fashion Group.
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Short Hair


pixie perfection

pixie perfection

Lure them in with a thick, luscious pixie in a bright blonde hue. Apply mousse to wet hair and blow-dry locks with a round brush to create volume in all the right places. Top the look off by applying a small dose of styling cream to help tame flyaways and create a sleek, attention-grabbing look.

HAIR: L SALON & COLOR GROUP, SAN MATEO, CA; PHOTO: GLOBAL HAIR & FASHION GROUP.


bobbed beauty

bobbed beauty

A sleek, short snip coupled with a gorgeous chestnut hue creates a stunning and stylish silhouette. Layers are cut higher in the back and subtly go longer toward the chin. Use a round brush while blow-drying strands to accentuate layers, and run a shine serum through tresses with your fingers.

HAIR: L SALON & COLOR GROUP, SAN MATEO, CA; PHOTO: GLOBAL HAIR & FASHION GROUP.


sassy scarlet

sassy scarlet

A fierce attitude and confidence are key to rocking this tousled, short snip. Ruby-red tresses are razor-cut into piecey layers and paired with a straight fringe to create the perfect face-framing silhouette. Once strands are blow-dried, use a flat iron to get pin-straight ends, and run styling gel through mane with your fingers while tousling.

HAIR: DOUGLAS CARROLL SALON, RALEIGH, NC; PHOTO: GLOBAL HAIR & FASHION GROUP.


alluring angles

alluring angles

This short snip is gorgeous from all angles! Layers are cut short in the back and longer in the front. To get ultimate volume, tease hair at the back and sides of the crown and blow-dry using a large round brush. A bit of holding spray and a misting of shine serum give this look long-lasting hold and sheen.

HAIR: L SALON & COLOR GROUP, SAN MATEO, CA; PHOTO: GLOBAL HAIR & FASHION GROUP.

Long Hair


vibrant layers

vibrant layers

Get noticed with face-framing strands in a standout scarlet shade. Amp up the volume by rubbing a dollop of mousse through wet strands. Then, blow-dry hair with a round brush, combing fringe across the forehead. Play with texture by using a curling iron to create loose waves. Apply styling gel to your coif to create slightly tousled ends.

HAIR: DOUGLAS CARROLL SALON, RALEIGH, NC; PHOTO: GLOBAL HAIR & FASHION GROUP.


chocolate delight

chocolate delight

Dark mocha locks cascade just past the shoulders in lightly tousled, look-at-me waves. To get the style, apply anti-frizz cream through wet hair and blow-dry using a diffuser. While blow-drying, scrunch the ends of strands with your hands, and use a round brush to keep bangs smooth.

HAIR: MOUTONSALON.COM, GRAPEVINE, TX; PHOTO: GLOBAL HAIR & FASHION GROUP.


sexy sleek

sexy sleek

Put sexy layers on display with straight strands in a light brown shade. Blow-dry mane with a paddle brush, curving tresses toward the face. Apply a small dollop of smoothing cream to your hands and comb through hair with fingers for a gorgeous finish.

HAIR: L SALON & COLOR GROUP, SAN MATEO, CA; PHOTO: GLOBAL HAIR & FASHION GROUP.


voluminous vixen

voluminous vixen

Get ready to wow with thick, loose curls that fall past the shoulders. Run smoothing serum through wet strands, then blow-dry hair using a round brush. Use a large-barrel curling iron to create soft waves around the face and at the ends of your mane. Mist coif with a strong holding spray to get a long-lasting look.

HAIR: BRAUN DER FRISEUR, KAARST, GERMANY; PHOTO: GLOBAL HAIR & FASHION GROUP.

International Style


spotlight-stealing silhouettes

from Donna Mitchell of Bonce Salons, UK

ZZ

heavenly volume

This cherry mane is a gorgeous explosion of coils. Ringlets glide like a waterfall from the roots all the way to the shoulders in a soft cloud of curls.

ZZ1

au naturel

Long strands are kept simple with a dark blonde silhouette that showcases femininity and natural beauty. Soft, slight waves add texture for an alluring mane.

ZZ2

sleek beauty

A chocolate-hued mane is snipped into a blunt, geometric shape that creates a perfect frame. The color is kept simple to show off the precise lines of the silhouette perfect for showing off your fabulous features.

ZZ3

blown away

Admirers will gravitate toward you when you show off this cool, cut featuring razored edges and an asymmetrical fringe. A platinum hue is the perfect match for this sleek mane that’s out of this world.

ZZ4

classic and bold

Channel your inner Audrey Hepburn with this sleek pixie in a chestnut hue. Strands are parted to one side to create a sweeping fringe and complete this radiant look.

Cuts For Your Face Shape


Find out whether you’re a heart, oval, round or square because there’s a perfect (and not so perfect) way to wear your hair. It’s time to flaunt those features, pretty girl…

Your face shape: OVAL/LONG

OVAL/LONG
Jennifer Aniston

You fall into this category if the widths of your brow, cheekbones and jaw are almost equal, and you have a gently rounded hairline.

FAMOUS FACES
Jennifer Aniston and Jessica Alba

YOUR SUPER SNIP
“This is the most versatile face shape. You can pull off almost any look—short or long, straight or wavy,” explains celebrity stylist Riccardo Maggiore of Riccardo Maggirore Salon in New York City. “Sophisticated bobs, bangs and long, beachy waves are especially flattering.”

Your face shape: ROUND

ROUND
Fergie

Your hairline and chin are rounded, and your face is nearly as wide as it is long.

FAMOUS FACES
Fergie and Drew Barrymore

YOUR SUPER SNIP
Try cuts that fall just below the chin. “Soft layers are great because they’ll make your face appear slimmer and tend to remove bulk from the sides,” shares celebrity stylist Riccardo Maggiore of Riccardo Maggirore Salon in New York City. “Bangs are flattering, too, but keep them long or sideswept.”

Your face shape: SQUARE

SQUARE
Angelina Jolie

If you have a strong, straight jawline and an equally straight hairline, and the length of your face is almost equal to its width, you’re a square face type.

FAMOUS FACES
Angelina Jolie and Salma Hayek Pinault

YOUR SUPER SNIP
The key to your best style is a cut that softens your angular jaw and forehead. “Soft, long layers around the face with a long, sideswept bang work fantastically,” notes hair pro Benjamin Mohapi, director of the Galvin Benjamin Salon Group. Are you more of a cropped cutie? “You can also get away with a short, spikey cut,” says celebrity stylist Riccardo Maggiore of Riccardo Maggirore Salon in New York City.

Your face shape: HEART/DIAMOND

HEART/DIAMOND
Reese Witherspoon

This is you if you’re face is wide at the brow and near the hairline but especially narrow at the jaw.

FAMOUS FACES
Kim Kardashian and Reese Witherspoon

YOUR SUPER SNIP
The goal is to draw attention to your eyes and cheekbones. “Brow-grazing fringe, sideswept bangs, a strong part and hair that falls at or below your jawline will look amazing,” comments celebrity stylist Riccardo Maggiore of Riccardo Maggirore Salon in New York City. “If you want a short cut, keep top layers soft and long. If you are opting for a longer look, go for long layers that graze your cheekbones.”

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