Sophisticate's Black Hair Styles and Care Guide Sophisticate's Black Hair Styles and Care Guide, published by Associated Publications, Inc.,  is the ABC-audited, #1 Best Selling Black Hair Magazine in the world.
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July/August 2018 cover-home

Sultry Summer Styling

SBH Cover Teyana Taylor cover-gabrielle

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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Products To Try

Salon perfect hair color this gorgeous achieved at home? Yes! Satin Ultra Vivid Fashion Colors is a gentle Aloe Vera base, low ammonia cream hair color formulated with micro-color molecules to help achieve super fade-resistant shades. It features a unique reconstructive base that helps leave hair looking healthier, shiner and in better condition than before you started. Select from 72 beautiful colors!


The Rosemary Mint Scalp & Hair Strengthening Oil by Mielle Organics is formulated with more than thirty key essential oils, vitamins and minerals to help encourage healthy hair growth and moisture. The lightweight formula is great for all hair types and textures, protective styles (including braids and weaves) and chemically treated hair. Use it daily to care for split ends and to give scalp a treat while helping to imbue mane with shine.


Smooth styling and control is yours with the help of ORS Edge Control. Beyond its new look, the formula is now infused with Sweet Almond Oil to help strengthen, protect and moisturize edges—all while delivering All-Day Extra Hold. Use it to smooth hair and edges on you sleekest mane moves.


The Hawaiian Silky Cool Scalp line is designed to help soothe the scalp and provide relief of dryness and itching associated with protective hairstyles including braids, locs, crochet styles and more. The three-product line includes: Moisture Elixir (a lightweight leave-in), Refresher Mist (helps neutralize odor on hair on contact) and Leave-In Conditioner (helps stop itchy scalp and irritation while locking in intense moisture).


A super-straight, touchable texture throughout the TOPS VM NEFRA (shown in color F4/30) gives off a sassy smooth vibe that’ll have all eyes on you. Part of Vanessa Hair Fashion Collection’s Tops V-Line Middle Lace Part line, the wig feature dark chocolate tresses tumbling past the shoulders detailed with a crisp angle along the ends. The precise middle part flaunts Swissilk Lace for the most natural effect.

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