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2013: The Year of The Headband

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Looking through the highlights of the Spring 2013 Fashion shows, one thing really stood out : headbands. Between Marc by Marc Jacobs, Donna Karan and Vera Wang, all showcased a similar accessory. Could 2013 be the big year for headbands? Here are some of the favorite looks right from the runway. Donna Karan Always simple and chic, the models strutted down the runway with a very lady-like ribbon tied in … Continue reading

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Upcoming Hair Trends

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The International Salon and Spa Expo held at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont Illinois was abuzz last weekend! Jan Seybold, co-owner of Carenza came back with tons of pictures and scoop on new products! What were the highlights (pun!) of the show? Long layered cuts (pictured above). NOT ground-breaking, we know… however because long hair is such a strong trend again, the need for education on how … Continue reading

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Hair Trend: Reverse Ombré

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We all remember when the ombré trend rocked, but have you ever thought to give the trend reverse ombré a try? Instead of going from dark at the roots to light at the end, it’s the opposite! It can be as bold, or as subtle as you’d like. Our stylist Stephanie states that reverse ombré is a “great look for fall as everything turns darker and richer.” The reverse ombré … Continue reading

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Refashion For Life 2012

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We are so thrilled we were able to take part in the Refashion For Life show at the Callen Construction Showroom Wednesday, September 26th, benefitting Elena’s House. Our stylist and fashion/beauty blogger for Milwaukee Magazine Lyneé Ruiz was the emcee for the evening. 14 models walked the runway for 7 boutiques, and we were responsible for their hair and makeup! We wanted the models to look like dolls as they … Continue reading

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The Smoking Slipper

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It shouldn’t be a surprise with the popularity of Tom’s shoes, that The Smoking Slipper would would become one of Fall 2012′s favorite flats. They come in as many styles as you can imagine; leather, sequined, striped, flowered.. you name it! For Fall 2012, menswear inspired trends are stealing the scene, along with high collared shirts, suspenders and trousers all worn with ultra-feminine hair and makeup! We especially love these … Continue reading

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What’s With The Crazy Colored Hair?

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Remember watching movies about the future and all the kids had blue, orange and green hair? The only time we usually saw crazy color hair, it was on an adolescent that looked like they fell in a pool of kool-aid. Not so much anymore. With artists like Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj and the like..  brightly colored hair is becoming more of the norm. When done right, it looks pretty slick! … Continue reading

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Fall 2012 Trends

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It’s fashion’s favorite time of the year!! The layers, the scarves… ahhhhh So what is it this year? I’ll break it down for you. Denim Skinny jeans are still holding strong, especially the new “color” trend. However, instead of seeing them in bright neons they are showing up in deeper tones such as wine colors, amber and burnt orange. Corduroy is also making an appearance in “skinny” form. Oxfords I … Continue reading

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This Fall is Fur-ocious!

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You know it’s going to be huge if Rachel Zoe is rocking it! Fur this fall is going to be HUGE. We’re talking fur vests, coats, trim, accents and accessories. If you happened to browse through the September issue of Vogue (or any fashion magazine for the matter), fur graced more pages than anything else. Don’t get me wrong, I love little animals, so the fur I like is FAUX … Continue reading

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Magnetic Nail Polish

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What will they come up with next? First it was OPI’s crackle nail polish, and JUST in case you were looking for a different kind of thing they’ve come out with “magnetic nail polish”. The polishes have a pearly finish, but once your nail technician holds a magnet over, BAM! Instant design. You pick out the magnet with your desired pattern, and once held over the nail it attracts metal … Continue reading

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They call it “Rainbow Hair”

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I follow some kids blogs in London, and recently, I’ve seen an interesting fad come through and they’re simply calling it “Rainbow Hair”. At first I discarded the idea, however right now what is the big hair trend? FEATHERS IN OUR HAIR. Seriously it’s so popular that fly fishermen can’t get feathers for their bait (kind of funny, sorry!). Rainbow hair isn’t such a bizarre trend anymore once in perspective, … Continue reading

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