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Hairstylist Amanda Harsche of Cuts N Curls in Marietta, OH recently helped a client transform her look. "My client usually goes for the 'white as possible with a hint of grey' look," says Harsche. "When her new growth would come in, she couldn't stand it, so I wanted to create something edgy but a little more manageable. We decided to stretch her new growth and give her a customized PRAVANA VIVIDS color." Get the Look:

JINsoon founder, Jin Soon Choi, created this glitzy, party-ready manicure using JINsoon Guild - a brand new polish topping launched this month exclusively at Sephora. Guild, an eye-catching mix of gold and white glitter, is perfect for the upcoming holiday season as it's gorgeous both on its own, and as an accent. Recreate this glamorous manicure with Choi's how-to, below.Get the Look:1. Apply JINsoon Power Coat (Base Coat).2. Apply JINsoon Nocturne.

Give your french tips a colorful tribal twist! Los Angeles based celebrity manicurist, Michelle Saunders shows you how to create this geometric French manicure using essie nail polish colors, russian roulette, lapis of luxury and go overboard. 

One of the few ways young boys express themselves is through their hair – they don’t really get into clothes, makeup and jewelry too much, so hair is where it’s at. So, when a young boy entered the salon armed with a pair of super cool shades and the request to look cool, Giuseppina Ferrarelli, stylist at De La Mer Salon (Bellmore, NY), knew the seriousness of the matter. 

As hair color techniques continue to evolve, from traditional foils to hand-painting and balayage, Redken colorist Chiala Marvici introduces a new, artistic way to color hair: hand-pressed coloring. Inspired by a painting in her apartment, Chiala brought the idea of screen printing to hair, creating unique designs in a variety of colors.How To:

Model Xenia Deli recently attended the Margherita Missoni and Peroni Nastro Azzurro fashion week party. Celebrity and editorial stylist Felix Fischer styled her waist length hair, styled by editorial and celebrity stylist Felix Fischer, giving her full, bombshell waves after a full day at an ad shoot in Central Park at the peak of the heat wave and in full humidity.

The ICE Collection by LAKMÉ is inspired by summer storms and the array of steely grays, silvery blues, and platinum hues that accompany them. Frosty looks are combined with multilayered cuts and highly pronounced fringe that favor subtle, flowing movement. Below, get the step-by-step directions for creating the third look in the ICE Collection series!Get the Look:

“Balayage was popular this summer because it created natural dimension that was soft and beautiful, but now that it’s fall, we’re turning to demi-permanents to offer different shades and tones… They can be applied right to existing color to either deepen, control or add more pigment,” says Arielle Calamari, stylist at Aurelio Salon (Howell and Toms River, NJ). 

Hairstylist Margarita Ford recently helped transform one of her long-time clients, taking her hair from basic brunette to this gorgeous, "caramel kiss" balayage hue. Says Ford, "I've know this beautiful 21-year-old beauty since she was five, giving her haircuts throughout most of her milestones. Once I moved out of state, I didn't see her for a few years but she promised me I'd be the first to color her hair when she was ready.

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