Cuts For Hope
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month–and the perfect time to visit a jcp salon! During October 15 – 18, more than 800 jcp salons across the country will be hosting a “Cuts for Hope Cut-A-Thon.” For every haircut service performed, they will donate $1, up to a maximum donation of $100,000, to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation.
Since 2012, JCPenney and jcp salons, together with its customers, has donated over $6.4 million for breast cancer awareness, benefiting organizations such as Breast Cancer Research Foundation, National Breast Cancer Foundation and Susan G. Komen. Kudos! #betheend #jcpsalon #instyleatjcp
L’Oréal USA loves to give back to communities and consumers, and did it again recently. Lead by Matrix Artistic Director Lenny Strand, the residents at the Downtown Women’s Center in Los Angeles received a day full of relaxing and pampering, thanks to L’Oréal brands including Matrix, Redken, Kerastase, Mizani, NYX and essie.
Founded in 1978, the Downtown Women’s Center is the only organization in Los Angeles exclusively dedicated to addressing the needs of women overcoming poverty and homelessness in Skid Row. L’Oréal offered
the ladies professional beauty services including haircuts, blow-outs, manicures, makeup and massages, as well as assorted gift bags, in hopes of leaving them feeling more refreshed, confident and empowered.
Stylist Marissa Marino from Nine Zero One salon created a textured upsweep for Once Upon A Time star Jennifer Morrison. Simple, but elegant, and chock full of volume! Marino shares how you can achieve the same look at home…
- Starting with your natural texture, spray Unite Texturiza Spray throughout the hair, and back-comb the entire head to create volume and even more texture.
- Brush the sides back, leaving volume at the front bang section; loosely comb the front portion back.
- Loosely twist length upward, pinning in place; leave texture showing and allow ends of hair to spill out. .
- Place two black headbands around the middle of the crown, holding front section back and creating a unique shape.
- Finish the look with Oribe Superfine Hairspray.
All That Glitters…Is You!
Keep those pencils sharp and the sparkle going! The makeup look at the Creatures Of The Wind runway show was all about sharp lines contrasted with splashes of glitter. The look is very eclectic with a lot of layering, which plays off the layering in the collection,” shares Lead Makeup Artist Aaron de Mey for NARS Cosmetics. “It’s punk, tough looking. I love the richness of the gold against the toughness of the black. It’s an updated, modernized take on eyeliner.”
We think it’s the perfect, extreme cat eye for a splashy party. To get the look at home, try NARS Black Moon Eyeliner Pencil and Black Valley Eye Paint for the black “wings,” and Iskandar Eye Paint for the golden touch. Voila!
Making Up With Gwen
She’s on The Voice, on the stage and now she can be part of your makeup routine! Urban Decay has announced Gwen Stefani as their first-ever celebrity designer collaboration. The singer worked closely with the makeup company on every detail of the limited-edition collection, from the shades to the packaging.
“When Urban Decay came to me to collaborate, I immediately thought it was a perfect match. The way they’ve built their company is very similar to my aesthetic and approach. It’s all about creative self-expression, being strong and not being afraid to go outside of the box.” says Gwen.
“Everyone in my life knows I absolutely love makeup. From a very young age, it was an artistic passion of mine. I actually used to be a makeup artist. I love wearing makeup and having so many ways to express myself through it. It’s my war paint. To be able to do a collaboration with people who get that concept and who are just as passionate about it is a dream come true. We’ve made and created products that I actually wear every single day. It’s the real thing. I’m obsessed with everything we’ve done, and I can’t wait to share it.”
The UD | Gwen Stefani collection launches November 22.
We’re so happy the autumn television season is back and we’re all ready with our popcorn to tune into ABC-TV’s Blood & Oil starring Don Johnson, Chace Crawford, Rebecca Rittenhouse and Amber Valletta! Sophisticate’s Hairstyle Guide is looking to some fabulous #hairstyles, fashion moves and, most importantly, campy fun! Sundays just got a whole lot more interesting!
SOPHISTICATE’S HAIRSTYLE GUIDE’S BIG 37TH YEAR!
Yes, yes…we’re still celebrating, and our beautiful anniversary issue is still on sale—but it is selling out fast, so you’ll want to be sure and get your copy before we go bye-bye! In addition to the hundreds of new styles, over $11,740 in free beauty products you can win, celebrity interviews and more, we keep it real by including how-tos for at-home styling.
Visit your favorite retailer and pick us up…we know you’ll love this very special edition! Can’t find? No worries. Click on Where You Can Find box at right, enter your zip code and voila, you’re on your way!