In The Spotlight
Spring’s Best New Makeovers
It’s time to give your coif a little spring sprucing. Sophisticate’s teamed up with the professionals at All-Nutrient to show you have a little TLC can quickly transform tresses from drab to fab. A cute cut, a hot hue and the perfect products can do wonders to your look. Just check out a sneak peek of how these glam new looks cam to life.
“I started by lightening the new hair growth at the roots, then added in soft beige and gold…I wanted to show a bit of fun and versatility, so I did a color melt.”—Trent Day, owner/stylist at Salon Roxy, Valrico, FL, and All-Nutrient Professional & Design Team Member
“For the color, I made it a bit more warm by adding in more red. I also used balayage to create soft, natural highlights…I cleaned up the cut by taking off a little length.”—Alexandria Mari, Vintage Salon And Day Spa, Rowley, MA
“I loved my client’s olive skin tone, and wanted to enhance her natural beauty. I deepened her natural haircolor just enough to make a richer tone. There needed to be a ‘pop,’ so caramel highlights on the chocolate base made for a perfect fit.”—Stephanie Borud, stylist, Salon Roxy, Valrico, FL
Check out the entire spread and find your next look, just pick up a copy of our June/July 2017 issue!
Sultry, stunning and sassy, the ladies of Mistresses have returned for a second season. Dennis Parker, the show’s head stylist, sat down with Sophisticate’s Hairstyle Guide to dish on the show’s hair revelations. Get a sneak peek into the beautiful world of Savi, April, Karen and Josslyn.
Jes Macallan, who plays Josslyn Carver, wears her hair long and layered. “Josslyn is the free spirit of the group, which is shown in her looks,” explains Parker. “Lately we’ve been doing top knots and high ponytails.”
Alyssa Milano, a.k.a. Savannah “Savi” Davis, flaunts gorgeous layered waves. “The cut is a layered, shattered bob,” shares Parker. “Savi has a lot of changes in her life so now she’s changed her look, too—she’s more sassy and edgy.”
Yunjin plays psychiatrist Karen Kim. To keep her look professional yet playful, Parker gave her swept bangs for softness and adds soft, rounded edges to her straight hair. “She’s going to have a lot of fun looks this season,” says Parker.
As Mistresses’ April Malloy, Rochelle plays a mother and career woman who needs chic yet simple style. “We gave her a beachy wave look that is soft and easy to maintain,” says Parker. The celebrity hair pro also occasionally gives April a side ponytail for a mane switch-up.
To see how Parker sculpts the strands of these fabulous ladies, pick up the October 2014 issue of Sophisticate’s Hairstyle Guide where we give you the inside scoop, plus the low-down on what products to use to help you recreate the looks at home.
Kelly Osbourne: The E! Fashionista’s Best Beauty Secrets
Fashion Police’s Kelly Osbourne teamed up with M.A.C. Cosmetics for an amazing makeup collection, and Sophisticate’s got the scoop straight from the makeup pro behind Kelly’s M.A.C. campaign, M.A.C. Cosmetics Senior Artist John Stapleton…
Bringing The Heat
Deep cherry lips and a sexy cat eye deliver sex the sex appeal! Kelly brings it with a bold and fitted red dress, all the while sporting what’s become her signature purple mane. Loose waves toward the ends of the mane add softness to this powerful look.
Makeup Pro Secrets
M.A.C. Cosmetics Senior Artist John Stapleton is the genius behind Kelly’s M.A.C. campaign looks. What were his favorite assets to play up on the fashionista? “Kelly has a great pair of lips—and she also has a lot to say!,” shares Stapleton. “So we always use her lips as the focus. Kelly would agree that the one thing she would never leave the house without is lipstick.”
To get the deets on how the makeup pro got Kelly’s fabulous campaign looks and see more photos, pick up the September 2014 issue of Sophisticate’s Hairstyle Guide on newsstands now!
Say “Yes!” to beautiful style with a gorgeous silhouette fit for a princess. Hair designer Sherri Jessee, owner of Sherri’s Hair Salon in Bristol, Virginia/Tennessee, delivers perfect aisle style…
Go back to the classics with a simple updo that features fantastic volume. Strands are lightly teased at the top to add body and loose curls are sculpted into the mane starting at mid-length. Mane is pulled into an elegant upsweep and accented with a simple hair accessory.
Opt for simply stunning style with this chic silhouette. Romantic lengths are crafted into soft spirals and pulled into a simple half-up silhouette. A jeweled hair accessory adds a hint of drama and even more elegance to this already stunning style.
Make a fashionable entrance with an on-trend luscious braid. Hair is fashioned into a fishtail braid and draped over one shoulder for a mane design that will have all eyes lighting up with awe.
For more amazing hairstyles, check out the August 2014 issue of Sophisticate’s Hairstyle Guide, available on newsstands now!
When you pair one of Hollywood’s most in-demand hairstylists with one of primetime TV’s hottest stars, you get mane magic! That’s what happened when stylist to the stars George Papanikolas (who was recently named Matrix’s newest Celebrity Hairstylist) created sizzling hairstyles for Dancing With The Stars beauty Cheryl Burke for an exclusive Sophisticate’s photo shoot. We’ve got your behind-the-scenes look right here…
“This was my favorite look! I love it because I would love to be able to style my own hair like that every single night when I go out,” Cheryl says about this sassy silhouette. To get the look, George added extensions for fullness and created softer curls, which he then teased for a rocker-girl look.
Cheryl showed off her natural beauty with this subtle, chic coif. “I love [the softer style] because it’s rare that I don’t get to wear a lot of makeup, especially on Dancing With The Stars where I’m always wearing makeup and my hair is fully done,” says the dance pro. “It’s nice to have a natural look…and you get to see my freckles!”
Want to see more looks from the shoot with Cheryl and George, plus find out what she revealed in our exclusive interview? Pick up the June 2014 issue of Sophisticate’s on newsstands now where we also have exclusive interviews with Giuliana & Bill star Giuliana Rancic and The Goldbergs’ Hayley Orrantia, plus pages and pages of cool mane collections to inspire you for your next salon visit. Check it out!
Be A Blowout Babe
Whether you’re attending a swanky event or just need a style that will keep you looking fabulous for days, a blowout can make you feel like a gorgeous goddess in no time. The wondrous service is all the rage, and salons that specialize in blowouts are popping up everywhere. We spoke to Belinda Gambuzza, owner of Salon Visage and the recently opened Be Styled blowout lounge in Knoxville, TN, to find out what you can expect from this mind-blowing experience…
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Get some nail inspiration with the help of Hollywood’s hottest stars and their fierce fingertips! From cool colors to intricate nail art, Sophisticate’s is giving you a roundup of some of the most dazzling celebrity digits. To start you off? Gwen Stefani! We would totally “holla back” at these nails! Two-toned tips with a pink- and black-hued polish pattern showcase rockstar style on this songstress’s digits! As for the other nails, you’ll have to guess which tips belong to which celebrity…
This musical Disney star lends her voice on the cartoon series Phineas and Ferb, but here, she lets her nails do the talking. Her fingertips are kept classic with a red-hot hue and square-tipped nail that’s flawlessly manicured with a sheen finish.
Go for chic style with this well-known fashionista’s fabulous tips. Short, manageable nails are spiced up with a deep shade of burgundy that pairs perfectly with her gold-studded purse. She’s zo styling!
This singer knows what’s hot right now, and how we do it. A tangerine hue blankets her almond-shaped nails for a flawless look that stands out against her metallic clutch.
So, who’s rocking this stunning nail art? Pick up the March 2014 issue of Sophisticate’s to find out!