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Highest-paid model Kendall Jenner is no stranger to the beauty world! Check out our cover girl’s best looks, hottest hairstyles and her makeup musts.


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See top-celebrities coifs in our Celebrity Glamour Hair Guide!


Hot Hair Hot-Hair-home

Get inspired to go bold with some serious color inspiration!


Star Hairstyles Star Style

The stars have definitely turned up the style notch!


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This might be our most epic beauty giveaway yet! Check out our big beauty giveaway, on stands now in the February 2019 issue.


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Wondering which products to test out? We’ve got what you need to start your new beauty routine off right!


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This holiday season, the right hair accessory can mean the difference between a look that’s naughty or nice—pick which one you want to be in our latest issue!

   

Sophisticate’s Blog:                 Pucker Up!


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Valentine’s Day is here, and you know what that means? Kissable lips are a must! Sophisticate’s caught up with Dr. Mary P. Lupo in New Orleans, LA, and Dr. Janet Prystowsky in New York, NY, to get their top tips for getting soft, luscious lips that your hot Valentine won’t be able to resist. Get ready and pucker up…

1. “Combine a little honey with granulated sugar,” suggests Dr. Lupo. “Massage the lips to exfoliate dead skin that can make your lips look cracked and dry. Then, immediately apply Aquaphor healing ointment to hydrate and plump your lips!”

2. Be sure to brush and floss your teeth before kissing, says Dr. Prystowsky. “Use whiteners to diminish coffee and tea stains, and do not smoke! Rinse with mouthwash as needed.”

3. “Moisturize [by applying] Aquaphor to the lips and blotting off the excess. Then, apply lip liner and fill in your lips with your favorite red lipstick.”

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4. If your lips need a bit of a boost, one option is to get fillers, says Dr. Prystowsky. She says you may consider fillers if  “your lipstick runs up and down wrinkles, your Cupid’s bow is sagging or the corners of your mouth are making a frown.” According to the doctor, you may also consider fillers if the volume of your lips is waning and they are just getting too thin. For those looking for temporary fixes she suggests temporary hyaluronic acid fillers like Juvéderm or Restylane, which can last about six months. For those looking for a more permanent correction, silicone in microdroplet injections may be considered.

5. If you don’t want to get fillers, another option is laser resurfacing, suggests Dr. Prystowsky, saying “Fractional laser resurfacing is helpful in smoothing out the wrinkles around the mouth and plumping up the skin.”

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