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Three Hot Hues to Try This Season

Copper reds, icy blondes, and rich chocolate brunettes, these decadent hair-colors where seen all over the runway during fashion week and are brightening up the red carpet. Shiny new penny - Stay warm all winter long with this beautiful hair color. Create dimension by using contrasting copper tones, a darker cinnamon base with subtle honey highlights a couple of levels lighter gives the illusion of a spot light effect. Ice is nice - Ultra cool blondes are a great way to stay lighter throughout winter. Ash blonde combined with beige blondes and neutral tones keep this icey blonde from becoming drab. Hot chocolate - Proof that blondes aren't the only ones having fun! This rich brunette takes full advantage of the way dark hair colors reflect...

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The Man-Bun: A Timeless Love Affair

“Fashions fade, style is eternal.” — Yves Saint LaurentWritten by: Brittany Smith - Co-founder Winsome & Wisdom No, I'm not talking about those buns. Rather, the masculine male up-do that has garnered appreciation around the globe in recent months. The new phenomenon, thanks in part to many of Hollywood's leading men, to the likes of Jared Leto, Jake Gyllenhaal and David Beckham. The rugged alternative is tantamount to the more clean cut hard part men's style, both evocative of another time period. This androgynous hairstyle has a long standing fixation atop many historical and influential male figures throughout history. Dating back as far as the 4th century, statues of Gandhara Buddha display a topknot which paralleled today's guy bun. The man...

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