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

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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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Hair by Catina Nadine Boyle
Pure Lavi Salon

WE LOVE CHOCOLATE! This delicious combination of mocha, cocoa, milk and dark chocolate hues, melted together in a yummy finish is perfectly scrumptious.

Amber Waves

amber waves

A special Friday treat for you: gorgeous haircolor and fabulous curls! Alyssa Greenamyer, Master Stylist at jcp salon in Canton, OH, created this to-dye-for look with a milk-chocolate base and golden amber highlights woven throughout. Simply beautiful!

Photo: courtesy @agreenamyer

ONE GREAT LOOK: Fashion Hue Madness!


Hair by Sophie Guzman in Yuma, AZ

Melting swirls of color from aquamarine to deep indigo are sweeping the style scene! The show-stopping style on the left features magenta and indigo ombre in a sleek style, while the dream-like coif on the right is a medley of aqua and lilac curls reminiscent of a mermaid. No matter what palette you opt for, style it up with a heavy dose of shine. The real question is…which do you prefer?

ONE GREAT LOOK: Ravishing Neon


Hair by Diane D’Amore Mangino at Salon Mangino in New Castle, PA

We’re drooling over this neon color from Salon Mangino! Starting with a neon pink base, blue and indigo streamers are added for an ombre effect. Sleek strands show off the perfect mixture of colors, but we guarantee curls will look just as mesmerizing.

ONE GREAT LOOK: A Festive Chignon


Hair by April Marshall-Fraley at 2 Dye For Hair Studio in Hagerstown, MD

‘Tis the season to be gorgeous—ooh la la! With only a few days left until Christmas, get in some last minute mane-spiration and take some style notes on this pretty, swirled chignon. Flawless volume a festive array of pinned curls is a gift in and of itself.

ONE GREAT LOOK: Ravishing Rose Gold


Hair by Kim Keefover at Eimaj Spa, Esthetics & Hair Studio in Pensacola, FL

Rose gold is the ‘it’ haircolor this season—and what better way to stay on trend than a rose gold coif with baby pink highlights throughout? A slightly darker base gives this design dimension, while mermaid-esque waves bring the vibrant hues to life. It’s not too late to recreate this sultry hue for your stylish New Year’s look!



Hair by Chesney Blue at Fantastic Sams in San Antonio, TX

Satiate your sweet tooth with these delicious swirls of ginger-hued curls, which gradually transition from sleek roots to bouncy curls. A crimson base gives way to a medley of lighter colors ranging from ginger to strawberry to create a subtle and natural ombre. Perfect for this style season, no one will be able to resist you with this rich color and flawless design!



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

Explore your dark side with a stunning cool-toned coif and braided detail. Rich, raven-hued tresses are splashed with a deep turquoise hue at the mid-shaft, while a large, loose braid spans across the back of the head. Voluminous waves ripple past the shoulders to soften this beautiful style.

ONE GREAT LOOK: Mermaid Mane-spiration


Hair by Ashley Medina Wilkinson at Curl Up And Dye, Los Lunas, NM

Why have normal-colored hair when you can be a mermaid? Reminiscent of something in your dreams, these stunning swirls of magenta, lavender, dusty rose and royal purple are straight out of a fairytale. Ribbons of vivid tresses are left sleek at the roots and bounce into clouds of soft curls for a dreamy design.

ONE GREAT LOOK: Dreamy Vanilla Swirls


Hair by Brooke Ann Warakomski of The Hair Lounge On Main, Wilkes-Barre, PA

It’s hard to resist a dreamy vanilla-blonde mane featuring melting layers of butterscotch and nutmeg. Sleek ribbons of delicious color in this straight style make us hungry for some satisfying color like this! (Don’t you bet this looks great curled, too?)

ONE GREAT LOOK: Tequila Sunrise


Hair by Crystal Darlene, GA

Drink in this gorgeous color melt of deepest cherry red, tangerine, peach and a few shades in between. It’s beautiful–and we didn’t even have to get up early or sit at a bar to see it!

ONE GREAT LOOK: Frozen Blonde


Hair by Tammy Campbell, KY

Icy, cool, platinum, frozen like Elsa even–whatever words you use to describe this perfect shade of ultimate blonde, all we really have to say is “Yes, please.”

ONE GREAT LOOK: Vanilla Swirls


Hair by Sokry Lewis, VA

An angled bob snip goes from shorter in the back to longer, face-framing layers in the front. Add in a gorgeous vanilla-blonde shade and wavy ringlets throughout and you’ve got style mastered. #WantNow



Hair by Diane D’Amore Mangino, PA

A braided crown leads into twisted braids in the back, and everything is curved under and secured. It’s an upsweep that’s perfect for any vacation day at the beach–or any nighttime occasion, too!



Hair by Kristen Marie, PA

Everybody loves a good makeover, and this one is no exception. Love the mocha and caramel highlights woven throughout, and the addition of soft curls added to the ends of layers. So pretty!

ONE GREAT LOOK: Color Lights


Hair by Sarah Bugg, KY

A sleek bob silhouette is given gorgeous advantage with streamers of blonde, caramel, strawberry and all manners of delicious color. (P.S. We bet it looks gorgeous when it’s curled, too!)

ONE Great Look: Hair Flip

Sarah Heck, PA

Hair by Sarah Heck, PA

How do you “flip” a mane? Give it a whole new makeover! Grown-out blonde locks are transformed into a rich burgundy hue with slices of magenta and just a hint of dusty purple along the ends. Gorgeous!

ONE Great Look: Reverse Ombre

Chesney Blue, TX

Hair by Chesney Blue, TX

Dark roots? No way! We love this reverse ombre color palette, with a bright sunny blonde at the base, melting into a butterscotch hue that gives way to golden brunette at the ends. So pretty!

ONE Great Look: Purple Majesty

Kim Keefover Smith, FL

Hair by Kim Keefover Smith, FL

As if the fluffy bob with a tapered nape wasn’t cute enough for us already, the addition of myriad purple hues completely put us over the top! Love the dimension created with the slices of lilac, grape, violet, mauve and amethyst (not to mention a little original brunette).

ONE Great Look: Delicious Highlights

Amanda Glenn, AL

Hair by Amanda Glenn, AL

Caramel, milk chocolate, toffee, vanilla cream—all the highlights and lowlights combine in this one perfect mane silhouette that truly makes our mouths water. A feast for the eyes!

ONE Great Look: Misty Watercolor

Amber Moyer, Miss

Hair by Amber Moyer, MS

Like a Monet water lily painting, this artistic mane is a beautiful garden of soft color. Aqua, dusty magenta, deep purply-blue, a hint of yellow and a subdued lime green all work together to create a gorgeous masterpiece. Bravo!

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