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Laura Martin

Laura M Martin is passionate about feeling her best, from eating great food to having a fierce hairstyle. She has been working as a hairdresser and color educator in New York and Chicago for over a decade. She currently freelances as a stylist, writer, and recipe developer.

If you’re looking for a fresh style, a temp fade is a cool detail that can be added to a variety of haircuts including tapers and undercuts. The temple fade draws attention to the eyes and softens the transition point between facial hair and sideburns where hair is often patchy and sparse. This contemporary look requires skill to achieve and attitude to pull off. [click to continue…]

If you want a contemporary style that protects your tresses, give short faux locs a go. Unlike true locs, these extensions require no long-term commitment and can be worn by any hair type. Dreads are often associated with long lengths, but they are gorgeous in cropped forms too. Read on to learn more about this trending look. [click to continue…]

From Veronica Lake to Debbie Harry, many of the world’s most beautiful women have made medium blonde hair a part of their personal image. Variations of this cut and color combination have evolved through the decades, but flaxen shades and shoulder-grazing locks continue to be a classic hair style. These 40 looks offer adaptations for every hair type and personality. Whether you’re looking for an update or something completely new, you’re sure to find inspiration in the images below. [click to continue…]

Ponytail hairstyles are known to be practical, but they can also be sexy. Sweeping strands away from the face but letting lengths hang free gives a youthful yet polished effect. The style is easily adaptable for black hair, shorter, hair, or fine hair. If you’re looking for a modern take on the updo, look no further. [click to continue…]