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July/August 2019

The Hottest Hairstyles

SBH Cover Zendaya

Style Secrets From A Haute Actress

Clip & Snip

Lots of amazing looks at your fingertips!

Natural Hair

Devoted to all Naturalistas!

Salon Talk

Our special beauty industry mini magazine

Featured Article

Laurieann Gibson’s stunning style secrets

Home Styling Guide

All the step-by-step mane moves


Natural Updo


It’s easy to feel put together and ready for a fancy night out with an updo as pretty and chic as this. Curls are pulled back into and an upside-down braid and gathered on top for a beautiful and Instagram-worthy coif. Hair is by Shonda Gibson from The Salon By InStyle Inside JCPenney in Denton, TX.

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