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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!.

   

5 Steps To Ariel


LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Actress Ariel Winter (tattoo detail) attends the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Todd Williamson/Getty Images)

The 2016 Emmy Awards saw some of this year’s hottest stars dressed to the nines, and Modern Family’s Ariel Winter was no exception. The young starlet had her hair crafted by stylist Aviva Perea using Matrix’s Style Link Blow Out Queen Cream line, as well as the rest of the Style Link line, to create a long-lasting hairstyle.

“Ariel wore a gorgeous statuesque gown, so we wanted to keep the hair and makeup shiny and minimal,” says Perea. “I really wanted to make sure her hair was super shiny to work with the shininess of the dress. I also wanted to make sure the chignon stayed in place for 12 hours to last through the parties, so the products I used were veru important.”

How To Create The Look:

1 Start with clean wet hair and apply a healthy dose of Matrix Style Link Blowout Skinny Queen from roots to ends to create a perfect base and help control flyaways. Dry hair smooth with a large round brush.

2 Spray Matrix Style Link Heat Buffer Thermal Styling Spray from middle to ends and run a flat iron through hair. The Heat Buffer protects the hair from heat damage, and the iron activates the shine.

3 Apply Matrix Style Link Super Fixer Strong Hold Gel through hair from roots to ends. Use a mixed bristle flat brush and gather hair into three low ponytails at the base of the neck and secure each with elastics. Divide each ponytail into two pieces and twist them onto themselves.

4 Wrap each twisted section into a bun and shape into a low twisty chignon. Secure with many hair pins and bobby pins.

5 Finish with a healthy pump of Matrix Style Link Gloss Booster and smooth the product on the front of hair for extra shine and flyaway control.

Photo: courtesy Matrix.

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