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Bobs, Crops and Ponies: The Best Hairstyles from the 2014 Tony Awards
The recent 2014 Tony Awards saw an array of gorgeous stars walking the red carpet in elegant gowns and stunning hairstyles. From Vera Farmiga's 20's-inspired bob to Maggie Gyllenhaal's cropped coiff, to Kate Mara's sleek and sexy pony, Broadway's brightest looked nothing less than their best Sunday night. Pureology Artistic Ambassador Natasha Sunshine shares her favorite looks of the evening and how you can recreate them in just a few simple steps.

2014 Tony Awards: Idina Menzel's Glamorous Waves by Ted Gibson
Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical and show-stopping performer at last night's 2014 Tony Awards, Idina Menzel, graced the red carpet in a stunning red gown that perfectly complemented her flowing, brunette locks. Celebrity hairstylist Ted Gibson created Menzel's sexy hair look using Kérastase, Leonor Greyl, and Aveda products.

2014 Tony Awards: Sarah Greene's Twisty Up-Do by Kérastase's Justin Wood
At last night's 2014 Tony Awards in New York City, actress Sarah Greene, nominated for Best Featured Actress in a Play for her work in The Cripple of Inishmaan, stunned on the red carpet in an elegant, royal-blue gown. To complement the look, Kérastase Tech Artist Justin Wood created a beautiful, chic, twisted up-do hairstyle.Get the Look:1. Apply Nectar Thermique to the hair and then flat iron curls to smooth her thick hair. After flat ironing, use Elixir Ultime to smooth hair.

Create Demi Lovato's Lavender & Silver Urban Ombre
Ombre hair has become a staple style, that is now being taken to new heights among celebs like Demi Lovato. A star known for constantly changing up her look, has dyed her hair what PRAVANA calls their signature “Urban Ombre.” PRAVANA ChromaSilk VIVIDS VIOLET and SILVER take ombre to the next level, creating a one-of-a-kind, gorgeous style that stuns. With lavender being so hot right now and silver, mink hues being the next color trend, Demi nailed it with this look.

Pretty for Prom by Cat Metzgier
Ashlee before  Hairstylist Cat Metzgier created a beautiful, retro-style hair look for her niece's prom.Says Metzgier, "This is a classic pinup style that I did for my niece Ashlee for her senior prom. She has her own style and wanted something different. I started by making a side part and then taking sections making barrel curls with an iron and pinning them. I let them sit and stay in like that to get more body out of them while I did her makeup.

Pastoral Romance at the Ines Di Santo Spring/Summer 2015 Couture Bridal Collecti
The Spring/Summer 2015 Couture Bridal Collection by Ines Di Santo was inspired by the lush greenery and rolling fields of flowers of the world's most breathtaking gardens. From dreamy canopies of wisteria, to the endless rows of Provence's renowned lavender fields, to gorgeous tunnels of greenery, the colors of nature astound the senses in these mystical settings. Their influence can be felt throughout this season's elegant designs.

L’Oréal Professionnel Summer Trend Watch: Braids, Twists and Turns
The braid, one of the most classic hairstyles, proves to be a chameleon season after season and this summer the braid is taking on an unexpected edge with new twists and turns. What’s more, these variations don’t require excessive heat styling, giving hair a breather from damage-inducing irons and blow dryers. Say hello to an array of summer styles with useful tips and varying looks from L’Oréal Professionnel Artists - perfect for anywhere from fashion runways to salons!

A Return to a Blonde Idol by David Stanko and Jenny Balding
"I was always that girl - the one with the pretty hair," states Cutler NYC Salon client, Nicole.  All through high school, when Nicole began to color her own hair, and carrying on into college, she became a "dual-user" - sometimes coloring and highlighting in salons and other times opting for box color - with relative success. However, the day before Christmas 2012, Nicole booked a color appointment, feeling like a change, and asked for a "reverse ombre." No other client/stylist consultation was pursued.  

The New Up-Do: The Hip-Do by Emily Dantoni
Up-dos are not just for the conservative crowd thanks to new trends such as incorporating braids and fun, vibrant colors. Emily Dantoni, stylist at Aurelio Salon in Howell, NJ, creates "hip-dos" that appeal to the most stylish and trendy clients, and just in time for wedding and prom season!

Before and After: Red Ombré by Cat Metzgier
Hairstylist Cat Metzgier helped her client go from grown-out, faded color to a beautiful, rich, red ombré. (Before)

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