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Dancing With The Star’s Julianne Hough graces the cover of our August 2018 issue! The professional dancer is one of our favorite blondes and now redheads to look to for hair inspiration.


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Check out our special 10-page mini magazine to see which celebs made our “40 Fierce Star Styles” list!.


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Standout with vivid pastel haircolor this fall with these stunning styles by Rocky Vitelli.


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Take a look at the hottest hairstyles the stars are wearing this season!


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This issue Sophisticate’s is giving away over $4,000 of the latest and greatest beauty products and tools in our August 2018 issue. Enter the Big Beauty Giveaway for a chance to win!


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Get to know the hottest beauty products and tools out right now. Run out and grab yours today!


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Sophisticate’s got to talk to Grammy-nominated country singer Kelsea Ballerini. Check out our interview to find out Kelsea’s favorite hairstyles and what products and tools she swears by.

   

Straight Chic


What’s going to be hot in hair for spring and summer next year? One way to get a hint is by looking at the runway shows that took place this fall…

The hair look at the DKNY fashion runway show was youthful and natural looking, but with a definite sense of direction. “The DKNY S/S ’13 collection was based on the ultimate DKNY girl’s lifestyle, with every aspect of her day catered for, from swimwear to outer-wear, so it stands to reason that the hair reflects this direction,” shares Eugene Souleiman, Global Creative Director, Care & Styling, Wella Professionals. 

“I wanted to create a hairstyle that gave a sense of unity to the look and give a relaxed, lifestyle feeling. I felt it important to give a sense of life and movement to the hair and play on how the light reflects on textures,so I created a subtle multi textured effect
on the hair.”

These subtle different textures were brought to life with a smooth clean fresh finish to the front of the hair which was swept  low from a side parting and was tucked behind the ear, to a more textured ‘Californian sunned’ look to the back and lower part of the hair. The overall result was of a young, relaxed feeling which was not forced or contrived yet was definitely done with deliberate intention.

 

Get the Look:
♦ Start with clean freshly washed and conditioned hair, using Wella Professionals Enrich Shampoo and Conditioner, to ensure hair is in perfect condition.

♦ Roughly dry the hair using your hands.  Then create a low side parting and section off the hair from the parting to the crown.

♦ Section off hair and blow dry each section perfectly straight using a round brush to create a smooth sleek finish.  Apply tension with the brush at the roots and loosen the tension as you dry to the ends of the hair.

♦ Once this section is dry and smooth, sweep the hair down low over the forehead and secure behind the ear with a hair grip.

♦ Pull some of the hair forward over the ear to give a less polished feel to the look.

♦ Pull the hair on both sides towards the back of the head and twist in to a rope – spray with Wella Professionals Ocean Spritz Beach Texture Spray, then  while holding the hair in a tight twisted rope apply heat with a diffuser till the hair is bone dry.

♦ For extra effect, pin the rope up until you are ready to reveal the hair. Once the rope of hair is released, the hair will have a natural tousled effect to it.

♦ Finally, for added texture, once the hair is loose push the hair upwards against the natural grain around the crown of the head to give a textured fly away feel to the hair.

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