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Country sensation Carrie Underwood is back in action! With her new album Cry Pretty out in September, lets take a look at Carrie’s favorite mane moments that we adore in this issue.


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Get a hot new look this summer with mane inspiration from our special “Celebrity Style” section with your favorite hair stars!


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The ‘80s are back with these gorgeous retro-inspired hairstyles by Sharon Blain and Peter Gray.


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Check out the easy, breezy tresses these hot celebs are rocking!


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We’re giving away over $5,000 in hot beauty products and hair tools in our September 2018 issue! Grab a copy and enter our Big Beauty Giveaway for your chance to win big.


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Get in the know and check out what’s new in beauty right now. Be ahead of all your friends with the latest and greatest hair and makeup products!


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Check out these fabulous hair transformations in the September 2018 issue. Get inspired to redo your ‘do with these stunning tress changes from the hair pros at Fantastic Sams!.

   

Sleek & Low


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Who doesn’t love a good ponytail?! Jenny Balding, Cutler/Redken Stylist shares one of her favorite ponytail, featuring a sleek and low vibe with tons of texture. “This look is easy to do yourself and doesn’t take long with a little ‘know how.’ It immediately gives you the glam effect with minimal effort,” says Balding. “The texture in the ponytail is key to this look as it creates a point of difference from just an ordinary low ponytail.” Here’s the how-to… 

  • Start with day-old hair, as it will be easier to manage and look better.
  • Create a low side-part on whichever side suits your face shape best. Mist hair with a light spray all over to smooth and eliminate any flyaways.
  • Gather your hair at the nape and secure it with a covered elastic into a low ponytail, making sure to keep the top area really smooth and sleek.  I love Cutler Flyaway Stick to use over the part and crown to create a sleek, beautiful sheen to the hair.
  • Take a small piece of hair from the under section of the ponytail and wrap it around the base to cover the elastic; pin in place.
  • Using a mini crimper, take small sections of the ponytail and crimp each section.  Mist a light hairspray on each section to give a little hold.
  • Brush hair through with boar bristle flat brush to create the perfect juxtaposition of the two textures—the sleek top and the textured, crimped tail.
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