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March 2017 cover-home

All The Style Inspiration You Need!


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The Empire Star Grace Gealey Rocks This Season’s Hottest Cut!


Weave Couture weave-home

Trending: Short Silhouettes


Hair Color Now color-home

Score These Chestnut-Hued Manes


Natural Hair braids-home

Your Curly Coif Guide


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Celebrity Media

Hair & Makeup: Randy Wilder. Fashion Styling by Kimmi Ade for 10 MGMT Agency. Photography by Akin Girav/Akin Girav Photography.

Celebrity Stylist

Photos: Ta’Rhonda with SBH: Hair by Sherron Baylock/Touched Salon, Chicago, IL. Makeup, Fashion Styling & Wardrobe: Ta’Rhonda Jones. Photo: Anthony Tahlier. All other photos courtesy Sherron Baylock.

Cover Star

Photographed exclusively for Sophisticate’s Black Hair by Akin Girav/Akin Girav Photography; Hair by Telona Wilson; Makeup by Karen Lynn Accattato/Karen Lynn & Associates; fashion styling by Paolo Nieddu/Matchbook.

Flirty Fingerwaves by David Livingston/Getty Images. Side-Parted by Greg Doherty/Getty Images. Feathery Bangs by Jason LaVeris/Getty Images. Sleek by Jim Spellman/WireImage. Crown Volume by Mireya Acierto/Getty Images.

Dates & Places

Photo: James Pray.

Haircolor Now

Curly Caramel: Hair: Taylor/Flawless Studios, New Castle, DE; Makeup: Kymani Hairston; Photo: Don Pittman/MrDonPhotos.com. Nutmeg Strands: Photos: Darrell Hawkins/Studio 2 Photography. Delicious Chocolate: Hair: Olivine Chaps/Olivine’s Beauty World, Loch Hill, MD; Makeup: Maliki C; Photos: Jonathan Martin/www.ijonathanmartin.com. Zendaya: Bobby Quillard/Lifetime/A&E Networks.

Hairstyle Gallery

Sophisticated Sexiness: Makeup: Karen Bates-Ashley/Long Beach, CA; Photos: Barry Druxman. Ice Ice: Makeup: Jerell Morris; Photo: Torrance Patrick/www.torrancepatrick.com. Platinum: Makeup: Niea Lewis; Photo: Jonathan Martin/www.ijonathanmartin.com.

In This Issue

Solange: courtesy NBC-TV. Aanysa: Dennis Leupold. Tracee: courtesy ABC-TV. Serayah: courtesy Amanda Demme/FOX. Clip & Snip: Hair by Akilah/DMV; Makeup: Pinkaboo Artistry; Photo: Terrence Nelson/Terrence Nelson Photography. Salon Talk: Hair & Concept Direction: Hector Obeng/Hector’s Global Hair With Zeal, London, England; Makeup: Amanda Thorell; Fashion Styling: Philomena Obeng; Photos: Matt Marsh and Hector Obeng. Home Styling Guide: Hair: Evie Johnson/E & E Hair Solutions, Bowie, MD; Makeup: Leiloni Cooper; Photos: Jonathan Martin/www.ijonathanmartin.com.

Makeup Musts

Photos: Yara: Collin Campbell; Chrisette, Kenya, Lewina: Derek Blanks. All courtesy of Lewina David.

Natural Hair

Look of the month: Hair & Fashion Styling: Charlotte Mensah/Hair Lounge, London England; Makeup: Neusa Neves; Photos: Sophie. Jaz Sinclair: Hair: Carlos Ortiz; Makeup: Michael Cohen; Photos: Adeline Wohlwend; Courtesy of Creative Partners Group.

Weave Couture

Flashes of silver: Hair: Ms. Tansey Collier/Tansey Hair Boutique, Orlando, FL; Photos: Reggie Anderson/www.reggiephotos4u.com.

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Disclaimer

THE INFORMATION IN THIS WEB SITE IS MEANT TO INCREASE YOUR KNOWLEDGE ABOUT HAIR CARE AND BEAUTY. BECAUSE EVERYONE IS DIFFERENT, THE IDEAS EXPRESSED ON THIS SITE CANNOT BE USED TO DIAGNOSE OR TREAT INDIVIDUAL HEALTH/HAIR CARE & BEAUTY PROBLEMS. A HEALTH CARE/HAIR CARE AND/OR BEAUTY PROFESSIONAL CAN BEST GUIDE YOU. ASK A STYLIST PHOTOS: MODELS IN PHOTOS USED TO ILLUSTRATE STORY ONLY.

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