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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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One Great Look – Boho Glamour

Hair by Annette Waligora
Chicago, IL

We adore how fun and feminine this coif is. Tresses are split down the middle and plaited into voluminous French braids on either side. Once locks dip below the nape they become tighter, multi-strand braids and then the hair is left to fall free past the shoulders. Glitter is adorned on the part and several hair accessories finish off the look.

Playing With Pink

This pastel-perfect coif is Sophisticate’s approved. A darker base seamlessly transforms into a beautiful dusty rose shade. Strands tumble in loose, plush waves for a picture-perfect finish. Veronica Peraza of JCPenny Salon in Paradise Valley, AZ, is the mane maven behind this look. #jcpsalon #salonbyinstyle #jcpenneysalon

One Great Look: Ombre Buffet

Hair by Jessica Robinson
Twisted Masters Hair Studio
Paris, KY

We’re hungry for new haircolor and this buffet of gorgeous color is our favorite item on the menu today. Luscious milk and dark chocolate at the crown melt into caramel, butterscotch and vanilla along the ends. Yum!

Blue Details

It’s all about the details with this style. An edgy indigo root turns into a sassy silver shade. The front is split into two buns to show off the color combo. Styled by Kayla Scroggin of JCPenny Salon in Ukiah, CA. #jcpsalon #salonbyinstyle #jcpenneysalon

One Great Look – Sweet & Sour

Hair by Amber Kelley
Blu Bird Spa, Overland Park, KS

Now that’s how you wear color! This vibrant coif is perfect for the fearless fashionista! A deep grape base seamlessly becomes a vivid lime hue with hints of emerald and seafoam throughout for an epic color combination.

Pink Punch

Never be afraid to play with color! Danielle Metzner from The Salon by InStyle in Brighton, MI, created this candy-coated coif. Mauve roots flow into a yummy raspberry hue with a peachy finish. Strands fall sleekly past the shoulders. #jcpsalon #salonbyinstyle #jcpenneysalon

One Great Look – Silver Fox

Hair by Casey Huber
South Main St. Salon, Evart, MI

Enticing, sensual and captivating–that’s what comes to mind when checking out this beautiful mane. Vibrant, silver-grey strands transition from raven roots for a trend-setting overall style. Hair is styled into loose waves for texture. Love!

Jewel Toned

We have one word to describe this sea-siren style by Andrea of JCPenny Salon in Riverside, CA—sultry! Raven hair is snipped into a volume-packed bob with plush layers. Hair is tinted a deep emerald and denim shade and styled into big, bouncy curls. #jcpsalon #salonbyinstyle #jcpenneysalon

One Great Look – Vivid Balayage

Hair by Kelly Smith
Vivid Trendz Studio Salon, Knoxville, TN

Stay sultry this season with a sassy balayaged look! Dark espresso hair transforms into a stunning peachy blonde shade as it falls. Strands are styled into big, bouncy curls that cascade past the shoulders.

Vanilla Dipped

You better work! Nothing says glam like a yummy milk-chocolate mane dripped in a decadent vanilla shade. Stylist Crystal of The Salon by InStyle in Salinas, CA, finished the hairstyle by creating lux loose curls throughout. #jcpsalon #salonbyinstyle #jcpenneysalon

One Great Look – Decadence

Hair by Lauren Hiles
Salon On Pointe, Suffolk, VA

Yummy! We’re obsessed with this scrumptious chocolate-coated look. Dark roots and lighter ends look chic and stylish spun in bouncy curls. A dash of color variation really helps your mane stand out.

Midnight Hues

We are obsessed at how subtle, trendy and gorgeous the pop of color on this mane is. Created by Mariah Morales of JCPenny Salon in Boardman, OH, onyx tresses are tinted a beautiful deep mauve shade throughout, becoming really saturated in the back. Love! #jcpsalon #salonbyinstyle #jcpenneysalon


Ashley Lujan, master stylist at JCPenney Salon in Roseville, CA, created this amazing mane makeover! Warm, grown-out “bronde” tresses were transformed into a stunning beige-blonde shade with shadowed roots. Lush curls were styled on the ends for a sexy texture.


Dark Cherry

This deep, sultry shade is exactly what you need to fall into the new season. Merlot and obsidian hues blend together perfectly to create an eye-catching, fun color. Strands are styled into a slightly asymmetrical bob that’s twisted into loose curls. Styled by Amanda Jayko of The Style by InStyle at JCPenney in Algonquin, IL.


One Great Look: Hot Cocoa

Hair by Kelsi Matylewicz
Daniel’s Salon, Scranton, PA

A deep brunette base is warmed up with softer, lighter tones of milk and dark chocolate, melting together for a delicious finish. Yum!

One Great Look: Descendants

Kelly Henegar Smith
Knoxville, TN

If there’s one thing about the Disney movie series Descendants you must take away, it’s Mal’s hair. A rich purple hue, it’s gorgeous and a trademark of the character. This version is perfect for outside the Disney realm, with bold purple streaks woven amongst a pretty brunette. #Magical

Sweet Tooth Spirals

Indulge in a new style with something sweet like this vanilla dipped hairstyle. Dark roots seamlessly transition into a vibrant blonde hue. Crystal Marie of JCPenney Salon in Spokane, WA, styled strands into trendy waves that tumble past the shoulders.


One Great Look: Scarlet Fever

Hair by Carrie
A-1 Cuts and Curls
Belen, NM

We’re swooning over this deep red hue complete with subtle highlights and lowlights. We love it even more styled with full fringe and easy waves. Is it hot in here, or is it just this one great look…

Sunrise, Sunset

We always love a good red, and this mahogany-based hue with magenta, tangerine and hot-pink hues had us at hello. Designed by hairstylist Katie Sauvageau of JCPenney Salon Fargo, ND, the sunrise-sunset shades that edge the bottom are the stuff of dreams–gorgeous, don’-wake-me-up, technicolor dreams.

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One Great Look: Blended

Hair by Rishawn Lacey
Spotted Zebra
Oklahoma City, OK

A beautiful blend of blonde and brunette come together in this gorgeous wavy profile to create the ultimate color combo. If we couldn’t decide between light and dark, we would totally decide on this.


This Girl Is On Fire

What starts as a rich cocoa brunette haircolor turns into a firestorm of perfectly hot color. Hairstylist Katie Sauvageau of JCPenney Salon in Fargo, ND, created this blend of magenta, orange, pink and chocolate, and did it very well. #NoExtinguisherRequired


One Great Look: Vanilla Dreams

Hair by Iris Reams
Post Salon & Spa
Lexington, KY

When we think of blonde perfection, this vanilla dream is one the shades that pops into our head. Starting from darker roots, the pretty highlights and lowlights take hold and make us swoon. P.S. Did we also mention how much we love the angled bob cut?


Everybody loves a fabulous mane of blonde hair–it’s perfection! Master Stylist Mary Amanda Force of JCPenney Salon in White Lake, MI, created this gorgeous tress silhouette and we just can’t stop admiring every curve and golden strand. #ManeEnvy #jcpsalon #salonbyinstyle


One Great Look – Plaited Details

Hair by Holly Moretti
Leidan Mitchell, AZ

You better work! Dark espresso locks look summer ready pulled into a half-up half-down style that features an intricate fishtail braid. The base and ends of the braid are wrapped for a cooler overall look and the braid itself is gently pulled apart for volume. The remaining strands tumble in effortless waves.

Bronze Beauty

Sometimes subtle can be very dramatic. Stylist Yvette from JCPenney Salon in Santa Rosa, CA, wove gorgeous highlights throughout a brunette base for a gently sun-kissed look that turns the whole head of hair into a sultry bronze. Third place? More like FIRST PLACE. #jcpsalon #salonbyinstyle

One Great Look – Dark & Decadent

Hair by Alisha McAlister
Cuttaway Salon, Joplin, MO

This deep, dark coif is exquisite. Rich, espresso strands are snipped into a chic lob that ends just above the shoulders. Subtle splashes of a taupe-blonde hue perfectly accentuate the color and hair is styled into big, bouncy curls throughout.

Want. Need. Now.

Now this is the cool way to do balayage, with a bit of magenta fire going on. Hair by Francine Makshanoff of JCPenney Salon in Moreno Valley, CA. #jcpsalon #salonbyinstyle


One Great Look – Copper Plated

Hair by Laura Brasier
The Cuttaway Salon, Joplin, MO

It’s okay for people to stop and stare when your mane looks this good! Several shades of burnt orange and auburn are blended into a stunning and dimensional copper color. Hair spirals way past the shoulders in loose, beachy waves that highlight the brilliance of strands’ shade.

Bangin’ Balayage

bangin balayage

It’s time to transition your tresses for the summer! The perfect way to add a little light to your hair? Beachy, blonde ends, like this stunning summer-ready style by jcp salon pro @ayemandahair in Silverdale, WA. #jcpsalon #salonbyinstyle


One Great Look – Rainbow Realness

Hair by Mary Baxley-Pierle
The Cutting Zone, Kailua, HI

How amazing is this half-up half-down ‘do? Dark blonde strands are tinted purple, pink, blue and green at the tips. A portion of hair on top is pulled back and styled into two voluminous braids that meet in the middle. Cascading curls finish off the style and highlight the cool color combination.

Brunette Bombshell

brunette bombshell

We love how Sandra Velasquez of jcp salon in Santa Rosa, CA, brilliantly balayaged these mocha tresses to add dimension and attitude. Very cool! #jcpsalon #salonbyinstyle


Plait Perfection

plait perfection

It’s special-event season and we know we’re not the only ones needing a hairstyle muse. Thankfully we have jcp salon experts, like Blake Benson of Rockaway, NJ, to inspire us with elegant and effortless updos. #jcpsalon #salonbyinstyle


One Great Look: Emerald City

emerald city

Hair by Amber Kelley
Blu Bird Spa, Overland Park, KS

Whether you’re off to see the wizard, or you’re living it up in your house (there’s no place like home, right?), you can’t go wrong with a gorgeous emerald hue with hide-away panels of royal purple. It’s a statement style that even Glinda would approve of.

One Great Look – Cherry Dipped

One Great Look cherry dipped

Hair by Erica Oakschunas
Pure Lavi’ Salon, Luzerne, PA

Now this look is yummy! Milk-chocolate tresses are the perfect base for a tantalizing wash of a light, ripe-cherry shade. Hair is designed into trendy loose waves that perfectly show of the coif’s color.

Shades Of Blonde

shades of blonde

Are you itching to join the cropped-coif club but are afraid to take the leap? Ask an expert! Check out this flawlessly blended and movement-packed creation designed by Veronica Peraza of jcp salon in Phoenix, AZ. #jcpsalon #salonbyinstyle


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