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Hair Tips: Backstage Tips from Fashion Week, Editorial and Salon Stylist Jenny B
It takes a lot of creativity and effort to perfect the awe-inspiring hairstyles seen on Fashion Week runways. The environment backstage is often hectic and always busy, but Fashion Week stylist Jenny Balding has learned more than a few techniques and tricks to create gorgeous looks under pressure. Here, she provides her useful backstage tips that any stylist can try in the salon:

Holiday Hair How To: The Twisted Pony by Joico
For the fourth look in the Joico Holiday Hairstyle video tutorial series, Joico Glam Hair Expert Katie Bilovol added a fun twist to the classic ponytail for a simple but elegant look. The twisted pony is a perfect transitionary look - take a basic work-day pony up a notch and you're instantly ready for the holiday office party. And to really amp up the wow-factor, Katie recommends weaving a vibrant ribbon through hair for a fun pop of color that's sure to turn heads.

Portfolio: Corporate Coifs by Clive and Co.
For their recent collection, "Corporate Coifs," Clive and Co. stylists focused on the notion of a new urban corporate look, modeled after androgynous styles seen on runways and fashion magazines. The result is a collection of contemporary, disconnected haircuts that emphasizes barbershop techniques but with a feminine edge.Click through to see all the images from this collection! [pagebreak] [pagebreak] [pagebreak] [pagebreak]

Celebrity Hairstyles How To: Pretty Pastels at the AMA's
At the recent American Music Awards, stars like Bonnie McKee and Ke$ha stood out on the red carpet with vibrantly colored pastel strands. While Bonnie McKee's bold copper color perfectly complemented her pale skin and bray-blue eyes, Ke$ha went for a split-personality look with light pink locks on one side, and pale blue on the other.Here, PRAVANA artist Vadre Grigsby shares the steps for recreating each of these gorgeous, stand-out looks. Bonnie McKee's Colorful Copper:

Holiday Hair: Ted Gibson's Favorite Looks for the Season
The holiday season offers an array of opportunities - cocktail parties, laid-back get-togethers, and festive soirees, to name a few - to try out new hairstyles, or to switch up your look. Get inspired with celebrity stylist Ted Gibson's favorite hair looks for the season and help your client (or yourself!) be ready for any occasion the holiday season may offer!1. Slicked Back [Image credit: Frederick M. Brown via Getty Images]

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Celebrity Hairstyles How To: Lupita Nyong'o at the Gotham Awards in NYC
For last night's Gotham Awards in New York City, celebrity stylist Ted Gibson gave actress Lupita Nyong'o a polished look that emphasized texture and shine.Says Gibson, "Lupita - what a pretty name for a pretty girl. I have been working with her for the last several months and cannot get over how each time, even though she has short hair, I am able to create something new with her. Polish, texture and faded is what it is about for her hair."I use Tame It shine lotion on her first to create a shine and texture in her hair.

Skin Care With a Cause: Dermalogica's FITE Initiative Partners with ONEHOPE Wine
Recently, Dermalogica's FITE initiative, the skin care company's global program to support woman-owned enterprises worldwide, held a fundraiser in collaboration with ONEHOPE Wine, a unique social impact wine vintner that matches the price of each bottle of wine sold and donates the money to a specific cause.

Holiday Hairstyles How To: The Messy Bun by Gloss and Toss
For a chic and easy holiday hairstyle for you or your client, try the "messy bun," as demonstrated by celebrity hair stylist, Billy Lowe. To get the look, check out the simple video tutorial below!

Holiday Reading: The Curl Up & Dye by Sharon Sala
Sharon Sala, also known as the Queen of Romance, has sold over 1.5 million books, made bestseller lists 47 times, and has changed the lives of her fans for years. In her 99th novel, The Curl Up & Dye, Sala delivers romance and drama with her relatable characters.

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