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Pop star and actress Selena Gomez graces our April/May 2018 cover this issue! Grab a copy to get more info on Selena’s favorite makeup and hair tips.

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Get inspired by your favorite celebs mane transformations!

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Pastels are the hottest hues for this season!

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Check out what the stars are doing with their stunning hair!

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We’re giving away over $4,000 in free beauty products this issue! Check out our Big Beauty Giveaway in the April/May 2018 issue for a chance to win.

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How to play with platinum just in time for spring.


Sophisticate’s Blog:           Red-Carpet Hair

One of our favorite parts of watching The Academy Awards is the red carpet—the beautiful dresses, the sparkling jewels, the HAIR! We’ve got the backstage scoop on three hot looks from the evening…

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Styled for the red carpet by hairstylist Michael Ashton using John Frieda

1. Towel-dry wet hair to remove excess moisture applying John Frieda Luxurious Volume Fine to Full Blow-Out Spray on mid-lengths and ends.
2. Flip hair over and using a blow-dryer, blast hot air down the hair shaft for instant lift at the roots and thickness through the rest of the hair.
3. When hair is about 80% dry, flip your back over and smooth large sections with a medium round brush.
4. Section the hair into quarters. On one quarter, apply a medium-large curling iron tto achieve a contemporary and feminine texture. Next, set in hot rollers. Once cool, carefully brush through hair with a natural bristle brush.
5. Continue for the remaining three sections, ensuring that as you have finished curling each section you pin it in a barrel curl using a sectioning clip while it cools and sets.
6. After 5-10 minutes, remove the sectioning clips and gently tousle hair. Pull half of the hair back and tease at the crown, securing pieces together in the back of the head. Leave down two small sections of hair to frame the face. Mist John Frieda Luxurious Volume All-Day Hold Hairspray for a long-lasting finish.

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Styled for the red carpet by hairstylist Enzo Angileri using Wella Professionals

1. After washing and conditioning hair, apply Wella Professionals Natural Volume Styling Mousse to wet hair and direct to shape the silhouette.
2. Blow-dry hair with a diffuser until it’s 100% dry and in place.
3. Rake hair down with a brush following the part and shape of the head, leaving volume at the crown.
4. Use Wella Professionals Shape Shift Molding Gum to mold the hair and create a texturized look and feel.
5. Finish with a light mist of Wella Professionals Shimmer Delight Shine Spray to give hair luminosity.

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Styled for the red carpet by hairstylist Marcus Francis using Wella Professionals

1. To wet hair, apply Wella Professional Flowing Form Smoothing Balm section by section and blow-dry with a medium size round brush.
2. Create your part for the section you’re pulling back by starting at the arch of each eyebrow, and continue back to the crown. Flat-iron each section from roots to ends.
3. Secure the section pulled back by using a bobby pin on each side at the crown. Slide the pin underneath the top layer of the hair to anchor without slipping.
4. Use a quarter size amount of Wella Professionals Mirror Polish Shine Serum and take through with your fingers to seal the ends and add shine.
5. For added hold, spray Wella Professionals Stay Essential Finishing Spray at the front and at the section pulled back.


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