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4 BRAIDED LOOKS TO KICKSTART SUMMER

4 BRAIDED LOOKS TO KICKSTART SUMMER

There’s just something about braids that makes us crave them come summer. They transition flawlessly from casual to formal. They survive whatever summer fun you throw at them. And while they’re visually intriguing enough that they’re practically an accessory in their own right, they never seem to come across as fussy or overly contrived. Really, what’s not to love?

Your Spring 2016 Beauty Forecast

Your Spring 2016 Beauty Forecast

Temps are finally heating up—which means we’re taking inventory of our sunglasses collections, pondering beach vacations, and refreshing ourselves on the hair and beauty trends that lit up the Spring/Summer 2016 catwalks. While we’re happy to admire elaborate appliques and architectural hairstyles from a distance, there are more than a few trending looks that fit perfectly into our everyday lives. Ahead, how to make them work for you.

So you think you want bangs?

So you think you want bangs?

People get bangs for all sorts of reasons. Some people want to soften a high forehead. At least a few of you are going through a Zooey Deschanel phase. And others are simply looking for a bold new look. If you’ve found yourself tempted to join the ranks you’re not alone…and you’ve probably sent a few dozen selfies of yourself with faux-bangs to your friends, asking whether or not you should take the leap. It only seemed fair that we, your trusted stylists, be allowed to weigh in. And we think that yes, you should absolutely get bangs! We are all for it. As long as…

The Art of the Midday Hair Fix

We’ve all been there. Maybe you’re meeting an old friend for lunch, hitting up happy hour with colleagues, or planning a hot date after work. You look in the mirror and — Oh. My. God. The blowout you slaved over this morning has been replaced by something most unwelcome. To keep it from putting a damper on your day (or your look), here’s the Salon Blonde guide to fixing your hair in a pinch.

Simplify Your Beauty Routine

Whether it's the minimalism that's been a runway mainstay for so many seasons or the organization fervor spawned by Marie Kondo's bestseller The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, it seems that simplification is being sought after like never before. Never ones to leave a trend (if you can call it that) unexplored, we'll be taking these principles to heart as we head into a new year- - and are setting ourselves up for success by starting with what we know best. Read on for the Salon Blonde guide to keeping your world of beauty sweetly simple.