Fried, Dried and Frizzy: 10 Pro Tips for Fixing Summer’s Worst Hair Woes

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Your best hair ever awaits. | Shutterstock.

As much as we talk about skin protection in the summer (are you wearing sunscreen now? Go put some on!), we rarely discuss the fact that our hair can take quite a beating in the sun. I chatted with Cassie LeMunyon, a colorist and stylist at Suede Salon and Spa in Marlton to get tips on keeping locks healthy and fresh. Read more »

Market Report: You’re Probably Washing Your Clothes Way Too Often

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Think twice before ditching your clothes in here. | Shutterstock.

  • Stop loading up your laundry basket: You’re probably washing your clothing far too often. Follow these guidelines on when to wash your jeans, pajamas, bras and more. (Spoiler: It’s way less often than you think.) [StyleCaster]
  • These seven tips and tricks will help you wear your high heels all day long without having to hobble home. [PureWow]
  • Ready to move beyong the cat-eye? Brave beauty souls, meet calligraphy eye makeup. [Violet Grey]

Up next: Cher!

Market Report: How to Wear a Dress Over Pants (and Why You Should)

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Trend to try. | Victoria Beckham, Suno, The Row, Man Repeller.

  • My favorite fashion trick: layering a dress over pants. Here’s how to do it. [The Cut]
  • Jessica Alba’s billion-dollar brand, The Honest Company, is launching beauty this fall! [Byrdie]
  • Bad news for those of you planning to buy a magic curse on Etsy today: The online marketplace has banned the sale of witchcraft. [Styleite]

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These 8 Fashion Formulas Will Make Getting Ready in the Morning a Breeze

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Your morning routine just got a whole lot easier. | Shutterstock.

  • Streamline your morning routine by following these eight fashion formulas (think: how many rings to wear on each hand and how high you should cuff your jeans). [Refinery29]
  • Update your wardrobe with 30 spring-ready, budget-friendly bags under $300. [The Zoe Report]
  • Are these sandals the new Birkenstock? [Vogue]

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Market Report: How To Layer Without Looking Bulky

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  • Don’t let Snowpocalypse 2015 wreck your look. Here, simple layering tricks that you keep you warm, but not looking bulky. [The Zoe Report]
  • Could glasses be the new red carpet accessory? Lupita Nyong’o has worn ‘em twice (most recently at the SAG Awards) and they look pretty amazing. [People Style Watch]
  • This woman has vowed to never wear “thin, form-fitting yoga pants or leggings in public” again.  Her blog post “Why I Choose To No Longer Wear Leggings” has gone viral. [Racked]

Up next: Why the smell of Abercrombie & Fitch stores is as bad as you remember.

Market Report: Yep, Urban Outfitters is in Trouble Again

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  • Happy Friday! It seems Urban Outfitters and American Apparel are neck-and-neck in a race for who can grab the most negative publicity. This week, UO takes the lead after landing in hot water for allegedly ripping off an artist’s design for this skirt. [Huffington Post]
  • Want to work in fashion? This is what you wear to your job interview, straight from industry experts. [Fashionista]
  • Angelina Jolie wore a rubber gown. [People]

Keep on readin’.

Market Report: 5 Ways to Cover Your Hair When It’s Ridiculously Hot Outside

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  • Welcome back from Memorial Day weekend, Shoppists! Here are five chic ways to deal with your hair when it’s blazing hot out there, including my fave: the turban. [Huffington Post]
  • Here’s that pic of Kim Kardashian‘s wedding dress. Now can we all please move on? [Philadelphia Wedding]
  • And in less annoying Kardashian news: Kendall Jenner seriously rocked the Cannes Film Festival red carpet. [WhoWhatWear]

Is the long weekend really over?

Market Report: 13 Step-by-Step Rules to Whitening Your White Clothes

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  • Happy Memorial Day weekend! Let’s celebrate with this invaluable guide to getting your white clothes as bright white as possible. Tip: Sort by level of dinginess!  [FabSugar]
  • Eek. Ann Taylor made a major Photoshop fail. [Jezebel]
  • This is the year of Pharrell. The creative wunderkind has a new fragrance out, and the bottle looks pretty cool. Because of course it does. [WWD]

Start your weekend here!

Market Report: 9 Tricks to Get the Most Out of Your Curling Iron

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  • This is quite possibly the best-ever guide to curling your hair, whether you prefer to use a flat-iron, wand or curling iron. [The Beauty Department]
  • More super-useful tips for you: Use baby powder and Sweet ‘N Low to get oil stains out of silk. Who knew? [Glamour]
  • The  Tucker x Anthropologie collection is now available online! It’s affordable ($38 to $98) and very, very cute. Go! Shop! [InStyle]

Keep reading. (You know you want to.)

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