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July/August 2018 cover-home

Sultry Summer Styling

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This Triple Threat’s Hot Hair Moves

Weave Couture weave-home

Modern Mermaid Moment

Hair Color Now color-home

Red Haute!

Natural Hair braids-home

Curly Gal’s Handbook

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“Empire” Queen Of Style

It looks like hit TV show “Empire” is gearing up for a phenomenal new season. If you saw last night’s premiere episode for Season 3 then you know there’s a whole lot of drama (and new music) going down—especially when it revolves around the “Empire’s” undisputed queen: “Cookie Lyon” as portrayed by actress Taraji P. Henson. Here, we salute the star’s onscreen style with five of her scene-stealing hairstyles…

1 The fierce sleek, side-parted “lob”
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2 Flowing ringlets
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3 The tousled bob
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4 The casual topknot
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5 The sexy side chignon
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