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NYFW Hairstyles How To: Surfer Bun
For Spring 2014, Peter Som describes the collection concept as “surf style meets downtown”. The collection is full of iconic sportswear pieces—sweatshirt, moto jacket—and plays with the juxtaposition of menswear and women wear coming together. Peter Som’s signature print/pattern mix can still be found this season with digitized prints, graphic florals, and stripes. Peter Som’s aesthetic is well-known as classic clothing, with an eclectic twist—Surf style goes below 14th Street. The Look: Contradicting Tension

OPI kicked off an exciting day at New York Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week with BCBGMAXAZRIA at Lincoln Center! Models walked the runway wearing Samoan Sand, a soft neutral shade perfect for Spring 2014. [Images courtesy of OPI]

Aveda Global Styling Director Allen Ruiz, who styled the hair at the Ann Yee Spring/Summer 2014 presentation on September 5, created what he referrs to as “urban street-style colliding with shiny, modern elegance.” This melds perfectly with Yee's collection, since she explains it is inspired by "the history of urban Detroit, Michigan—its current crumbling economic state, combined with an appreciation for the survivalist spirit of the city as it moves towards a transformation.

To complement Candela's semi-sheer, lacy and embellished garments at New York Fashion Week Spring 2014, models wore pale neutral nails. The subtle OPI shade Barre My Soul was painted on fingers and toes. This shade features a warm pink undertone that added just the right delicate touch to designer Gabi Perezutti's collection. [Images courtesy of OPI]

O&M Creative Director Janelle Chaplin went for a modern tomboy 'do for the Veronica Beard Spring/Summer 2014 show. Inspired by the opulence and energy of the city that never sleeps, the look drew from NYC in the 1980s and combined uptown glamour with a Run DMC twist. Complimenting the collection's vivid colors and bold prints, the resulting style is cool and understated!  (click on the next page to create the look!) [pagebreak]

The lush tropical island of Bali set the tone for the WHIT Spring ’14 collection.  Head stylist Aaron Grenia dreamed up a beautiful wet top knot for a the tropical setting.  CREATE THE LOOK!

Charlie Mindu Creates Golden Hair Collection with Hairdreams
French Hair Designer of the avant garde fashion world, Charlie Le Mindu creates another head-turning show with his latest, extravagant collection using golden hair by Hairdreams! He presented his new spectacular collection "Gold Sabah“ at Paris Fashion Week on the second floor of Paris' Galeries Lafayette and a couple of days later at Fashion Week Berlin.

Hairstyles How To: Hayden Panettiere's Bold Bangs
Hayden Panettiere had a makeover – love or loathe it, her new platinum stick straight strands with brow skimming bangs are a dramatic change. Taking a client from soft natural long layers to a bold blunt fringe takes guts - here are some tips from Sam Villa, Founding Partner of the Sam Villa® brand and Redken Education Artistic Director to build confidence:

Hair Styles How To: Makeover: Diana by Ale Bonilla
  Artist: Ale Bonilla  |  Salon: Esoterica Studios, Inc.  |  Photography: Tom Carson (Click the page numbers below to see each step) [pagebreak] Step 1:  Apply a color guard around the hairline to prevent staining.

Hair Styles Tips: Coloring Grey Hair
Coloring grey hair can be challenging – finding the balance between making a guest look youthful without making them look too young takes skill. Joi Rooks, KMS® California Artistic Team Member and owner of fresche salon (Atlanta, GA) shares tips and tricks. 

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