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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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Check out these glamourous before and after hair makeovers!


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Sophisticate’s got to chat with Fox-TV Star’s Brittany O’Grady!


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Bring in the holidays with hair inspirations from your favorite celebs!


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Win some free products from our Holiday Glamapalooza Big Beauty Giveaway! Give the gift of beauty swag this year.


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We have some of the top products you need to bring with you into the new year! Check them out!


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Take a look at this season’s hottest nail colors with CND’s Night Spell collection!

   

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One Great Look – Now That’s Neon


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Hair by Marett Mattox
American Girl Salon, Statesville, NC

There are equal parts sweet and sour in this eye-catching mane. Radioactive shades of lime and blue come together to create a style fit for the fearless, fun and adventurous fashionista. And, don’t even get us started on those lightweight layers! #obsessed

Wine Drenched


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No one can resist a deep, sultry color. We love how this dimensional hairdo is the perfect combo of dark wine shades. Delicious! Thanks jcp salon professional Gabi Muscioni from Toldeo, OH. #jcpsalon #salonbyinstyle

Photo: instagram.com/gabiiiii_muscioni

One Great Look – Hello Highlights


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Hair by Logan Davis
Currie Hair Skin Nails, Glen Mills, PA

Shine bright this season with sun-kissed skin and hair. Shades of beige and honey-blonde are seamlessly placed throughout the look for a gorgeous overall effect. “Slept-in” styled waves are designed throughout for texture and are the perfect finishing touch.

One Great Look: Plaited Dish


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Hair by Sonya Flores
Pure Lavi Salon, Exeter, PA

There’s something to be said about the perfect braid: we want it. Long hair is twisted in two strands from each temple and joined in the back before leading into a loose plait. Dreamy.

Sunny Summer Blonde


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It’s summer, and our style eyes are turning toward blonde. Good thing jcp salon has awesome colorists like Gabi Muscioni in Sandusky, OH. The Designer Stylist created this buttery golden mane and we love (💕💕💕) it. #jcpsalon #salonbyinstyle

Photo: Instagram.com/gabiiiii_muscioni.

One Great Look: Vanilla Latte


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Hair by Alyssa Morrison
jcp salon, Clarion, PA

Extra foam and volume, please! Gorgeous blonde hues work together to create a steamy, delicious treat. Easy waves and perfect crown volume top it off. (P.S. It’s calorie-free, too!)

One Great Look: Ribbons


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

It’s not just the ribbon effect of the curls, it’s the ribbons of vanilla, wheat and bronze hues running through the tresses in an orderly and beautiful fashion. Lowlights, highlights, swizzles of spirals and all that bounciness means we have a winner (a blue-ribbon winner…).

One Great Look: Purple Blush


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Hair by Erica Billingsley
Heritage Studios, Chicago, IL

The root of all things good and cool — purple. A platinum mane is blushed with deep, dark roots of royal purple that melt into white-hot blonde. You can’t get much more fab than this.

ONE GREAT LOOK: Iridescent Dream


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Hair by Margarita Ford
Euodia Salon & Day Spa, Moorpark, CA

Purple, rose, teal, lemon yellow…all the pretty colors combine for an opal, iridescent effect we just can’t help staring at. It’s completely mesmerizing! And so very pretty.

ONE GREAT LOOK: Color Confection


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Hair by Catina Nadine Boyle
Pure Lavi Salon, Luzerne, PA

There are so many great colors in this gorgeous silhouette, we don’t know which one to covet first! From the raspberry to the gold, the raven to the chocolate, we are completely enamored with this combination of colors. And those shiny waves? We’ll take those, too!

One Great Look: Red Hot!


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Hair by Sherri Jessee
Sherri’s Hair Salon
Bristol, VA

Nothing says hot like a gorgeous, rich red! This scarlet hue is enhanced with highlights and lowlights to bring extra dimension to the color. And those waves! The whole look is like, love, lust.

 

Lighten Up!


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Thinking of going lighter for summer, but not quite sure how you’re going to accomplish it? Leave it to the pros! Stylist Katie Sauvageau of jcp salon in Fargo, ND, has been transitioning this dark brunette into a sunny golden hue. “One more session and this #balayage #ombre will be on point!,” shares Sauvageau. We think it’s pretty gorgeous already!

Photo: Instagram.com/ktmoneysign.

One Great Look: The Perfect Red


the perfect red

Hair by Alyssa Marie Greenamyer
Happy Hair By Alyssa
Massillon, OH

Looking for the elusive perfect red? This may be it! A deeper tone at the base leads to a brighter shade of scarlet on the ends, all with captivating results. Crimson, here we come.

Gorgeous Gray


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While some of us can’t stand the idea of letting even one little gray hair show on our beautifully coiffed heads, there are some of us who think, “Why not?” And why not, indeed, when the hair pros at jcp salon show you just how gorgeous a head of gray hair can actually be. Light volume and curling-iron created waves give the pretty silver hue a modern vibe that’s as easy as it is beautiful. #jcpsalon #salonbyinstyle

One Great Look: The Perfect Fix


the perfect fix

Hair by Jacki Maher
The Hair Parlour
Plano, TX

If you think your hair will never look just like you want it to, this is fabulous proof that making an appointment with your salon pro can yield beautiful results! A gorgeous new blonde hue, a cool cut with layers and the right styling steps, and this mane is ready to fulfill any style wish.

ONE GREAT LOOK: TRUE BLUE


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Hair by Holly Frakes-Ortiz
Matrix Artistic Educator
jcp salon stylist
Henderson, NV

Forget what Keith Urban says, blue is your color! A true-blue mane is infused with all tones, from the palest sky blue to a subtle tease of dark violet. The finished look is ribbon-worth (blue ribbon, of course!). #jcpsalon #salonbyinstyle

 

Work It!


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Don’t break a sweat trying to get the perfect tress look–make your hair work for you! Getting the perfect cut with just the right layers can save you a ton of time when styling. Got a cowlick or a funny part? Ask your stylist to turn it into a fabulous part of your design! This silver creation, designed by the style pros at jcp salon, relies on soft layering around the face and a hair part that’s slightly off center to boost volume and give great flow. See? Beauty can be easy! #jcpsalon #salonbyinstle

One Great Look: Fun Bun


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Hair by Erica Loney
Elkins Park, PA

From the front, a casual combination of brunette with subtle highlights. From the back? A totally new and colorful story! A rainbow of bright hues starts just below the ears in a gorgeous color melt. When styled into a twisted, braided bun, the result is an explosion of pretty all in one compact finish.

The Mane Event


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Prom, wedding, first date, golden anniversary–if you’ve got a special occasion coming up, you’re probably already on the hunt for your ultimate hairstyle. For inspiration, you can always pick up a copy of Sophisticate’s Hairstyle Guide, then take your tagged looks to a jcp salon to have them create the perfect one for you. Hollace Noel Clayton of jcp salon in South County Center in St. Louis, MO, is the hair artist behind this braided and curled creation, which is just one gorgeous example of the fab work they can do for you! #jcpsalon #salonbyinstyle

One Great Look: Season’s Greetings!


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Hair by Natasha Mcdowell
Signature Salon
Boaz, AZ

Spring has sprung and we’re in the mood for something a little lighter. Luckily, this gorgeous head of highlights is giving us the perfect inspo for our next salon visit. All the ranges of buttery blondes are just what we need!

One great look: Blue Dip


blue dip

Hair by Samantha Trammell
Mad Style Salon
Carthage, MO

Blue is very trending right now, and we are crushing hard on this blonde hue with blue-dipped edges. The highlights and lowlights give the blue a multi-shaded finish that we just can’t get enough of. And we can only imagine how beautiful the grow-out will be, when the bolder pieces turn a soft, baby blue…

Purple Reign


Purple Reign

Master Stylist Jacqueline Estrada at jcp salon in Modesto, CA, created this bold and bright confection of purple hues, ranging from dark to light. The fab color work totally stands out with a crowning braid that shows all the contrasting and complementary hues! The reign of purple has begun…

ONE GREAT LOOK: Really Gorgeous Red


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Hair by Bridget Polka
Know Your Roots Organic Color Studio
Hardyville, KY

Such a gorgeous haircolor! From dark to light, we’re loving all of the shades of red melted together in this perfect bob cut. Feeling the need to make a haircolor appointment? We thought so…

Pixie Perfect


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How much cuter, edgier, more fashion forward, more wearable can you get than this fab pixie created by stylist Melissa Wendt at The Salon by InStyle inside JCPenney at the Westland Shopping Center in Westland, MI? To counter the ever-present cute factor of the pixie snip, Wendt doused the cut in a big platinum hue with lots of shine. It’s the perfect combination of you, and you bolder.

Photo: Instagram.com/wendt.melissa.

ONE GREAT LOOK: Amber Delight


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Hair by Leah Lincoski
Pure Lavi Salon
Luzerne, PA

Curls. Waves. A Braid. Gorgeous Highlights. This look has it all, and we want every last bit of it. All those beautiful colors blended together in a festival of texture. So. Pretty. 

ONE Great Look – Vanilla


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Hair by Erica Oakschunas
Pure Lavi Salon
Luzerne, PA

Sometimes “vanilla” can mean bland–but this is not one of those times! This pretty collection of waves and curls are soaked in shades of vanilla blonde, from light to dark and all colors in between. It’s delicious, and we want it now. You do, too, don’t you?

Delicious Curls


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This gorgeous balayage ombre with tones of blonde, brunette and everything in between was created by Master Stylist Bonn at The Salon by InStyle inside JCPenney, Freehold, NJ. She finished the look with tons of bouncy ringlets that really show off the swirls of color. Yummy!

Photo: Instagram.com/b0nnstyles

ONE Great Look – Pure Confection


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Hair by Margarita Ford
Euodia Salon And Spa
Moorpark, CA

Sweet and sassy, this color combination makes us want to eat marshmallow chicks while driving to the salon. The purple! The pink! The blonde! And color aside? How great is this swingy asymmetrical bob?

All Kinds Of Pretty


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We don’t know what we love more about this look from hairstylist Brandi Camacho of jcp salon in Fort Collins, CO: the cut, the highlights or the bouncy way it’s styled. No matter how you slice it, this is a gorgeous design we’d love to wear. Today. Right now. Immediately!

Photo: Instagram.com/beauty.by.brandi24

ONE Great Look – Green With Envy


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Hair by Brittne Jones
Simply Brown Tanning Hair & Nails
Carlisle, OH

The Pantone color of the year is a gorgeous spring green, and this fab tress color is a perfect match! We love the highlights and lowlights that give the shade dimension and make us green with envy.

The Correct Color


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Sometimes your color doesn’t grow out quite right–or maybe it just wasn’t perfect to begin with. Luckily there are pros like stylist Amanda Jayko of jcp salon in Algonquin, IL, who is also an Artistic Educator with Matrix Professional Haircare & Color, who can come to your rescue. Jayko transformed an uneven color into a beautiful buttery, vanilla blonde creation. Absolutely stunning!

Photo: Instagram.com/hairstylesbyamandaj

ONE Great Look – Curl Girl


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Hair by Jen Webb
The Updo Queen
Rickman, TX

What’s not to love? The color is beautiful, the length is #hairgoals and the curls? Well, the curls are what make us really swoon. The full body of the crown that waterfalls into all those pretty swirls at the end? Sigh.

Harry Potter Hair


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Stylist Veronica Peraza at jcp salon in Paradise Valley Mall in Phoenix, AZ, created this gorgeous look for her client, who asked for “Harry Potter” hair. The color pro worked her magic, transforming the blonde into a rich dark hue with burgundy edges. Pure magic.  @ JCP

Photo: Instagram.com/hairartistry_by_v_p

ONE GREAT LOOK: RAINBOW BRIGHT


rainbow bright

Hair by Chesney Blue
Fantastic Sams
San Antonio, TX

She’s a rainbow! Plum, purple, blue, teal–it’s all here, perfectly placed and looking unbelievable. We’ll have what she’s having…

Berry Pretty!


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jannette arevaloSenior Stylist Jannette Arevalo, of The Salon by InStyle inside JCPenney at the Glendale Galleria in Glendale, CA, is the one to thank for this really pretty berry creation. The ever-popular bob is given a custom color with tones of raspberry, blackberry, deep magenta and red. From the front or from the side, it’s a win-win color combination!

Photos: Instagram.com/hairbyjannette.

 

 

 

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