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Trend alert

Visible bobby pins are happening

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - APRIL 13:  Models pose on the runway at the House Of Ronald show during Fashion Forward at Madinat Jumeirah on April 13, 2014 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.  (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images for Fashion Forward)

KATHLEEN LEE JOE The accessory no one used to notice is having a beauty moment right now.

Beard gardens

Are flowers in beards a trend now?

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KATHLEEN LEE JOE This isn’t some skit we pulled from an episode of Portlandia – beard gardens are actually a thing.

Hair inspiration

Seven hair-obsessed Instagram accounts to follow

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KATHLEEN LEE JOE Abound in beauty inspo, you’ll find accounts by social-media-savvy salons, bloggers and brands, guaranteed to capture your attention and get you calling your colourist.

A braiding party

Watch as Lupita Nyong'o braids her best friends' hair

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Effie Mann The Oscar-winning actress hosts a 'braiding party' for her closest friends.

Celebrity brow style

The most influential eyebrows of all time

CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 21:  (EDITORS NOTE: This image was processed using digital filters)  Cara Delevingne attends 'The Search' Premiere at the 67th Annual Cannes Film Festival on May 21, 2014 in Cannes, France.  (Photo by Vittorio Zunino Celotto/French Select via Getty Images,)

The iconic arch of the 1950s, over-plucked brows circa 1997 and the bushiest offerings of today.

Best hairstyles

The best celebrity hairstyles of 2014, so far

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 30:  Recording artist Rita Ora visits 106 & Park at BET studio on April 30, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Bennett Raglin/BET/Getty Images for BET)

Draw inspiration from this list of the best celebrity hairstyles of the year, thus far.

Beauty vloggers

The alternative beauty vloggers you should be following

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KATHLEEN LEE JOE Though many would quickly brush off fashion and beauty vlogging as frivolous pastimes - what with so many "better things to do" - we plainly disagree.

Best hair tips

How to achieve the season's hottest hair styles

MONTE-CARLO, MONACO - JUNE 11:  Jennifer Morrison attends the Closing Ceremony and Golden Nymph Awards of the 54th Monte Carlo TV Festival on June 11, 2014 in Monte-Carlo, Monaco.  (Photo by Tony Barson/FilmMagic)

Schwarzkopf National Technical Educator, Grant Withnell, shares his tips.

Troublesome tresses

Four tips to fix troublesome winter hair

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 11:  Chiara Ferragni seen wearing Diesel Black Gold on the Streets of Manhattan on February 11, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Timur Emek/Getty Images)

Cold air, indoor heating and hot tools team up in winter to create the perfect storm for dry hair and sensitive scalps.

Best ponytails

The five best celebrity ponytails in recent memory

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 18:  Lily Allen attends the Elle Style Awards 2014 at One Embankment on February 18, 2014 in London, England.  (Photo by David M. Benett/Getty Images)

Effie Mann Your go-to 'do needn't be boring or limited to lounging and the gym.

Va-va-voom

Big hair is bouncing back

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 13:  Model Kate Upton attends the 2014 MTV Movie Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on April 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)

Leonie Barlow If you'd told me a few years ago that Dynasty-style coifs would be making a comeback, I'd have thrown you my best soap-opera death stare in disbelief.

Vintage beauty

Great hair and makeup moments from 'Grace of Monaco'

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Effie Mann Beautiful beauty inspired by the iconic Hollywood-actress-turned-princess Grace Kelly.

Beauty muse

Five times Lupita styled her three-inch hair like a boss

PASADENA, CA - FEBRUARY 22: Actress Lupita Nyong'o arrives at the 45th NAACP Image Awards at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on February 22, 2014 in Pasadena, California.  (Photo by Gregg DeGuire/WireImage)

Effie Mann Don't ever let the fact you have short hair stand in the way of a truly head-turning 'do.

Hair hack

Have you tried dry shampoo?

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 16: A model's hair is prepared backstage for the Bill Blass Fall 2012 fashion show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at the The Union League Club on February 16, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Skip Bolen/WireImage)

Leonie Barlow Lazy ladies rejoice: dry shampoo removes oil and leaves hair shiny and sweet-smelling.

Tame that mane

13 hairstyles to help tame your unruly mane

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 15: Actress Yael Stone attends the

Andrea Romano Tame your untruly tresses with these quick and easy tutorials.

Cannes beauty

Three times Blake Lively's hair killed it at Cannes

CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 16:  Blake Lively attends

Effie Mann The actress proves her versatility at the French film festival.

Easy up 'do

Get Selena Gomez's stunning Met Gala hair

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 05:  Selena Gomez attends the

It may look elaborate, but you can achieve Selena's sophisticated Met Gala hair in just three easy steps.

Peak Beard

Have we reached 'peak beard'?

LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 01:  Jared Leto arrivals at the 2014 iHeartRadio Music Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on May 1, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

Just as millennials are beginning to get comfortable with this new follicle-based fad, science has to go and get in the way.

Outlandish coiffures sweep the 2014 International Hair Championships

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Annie Colbert Put down your crimper and Manic Panic hair dye, amateurs.

Road test

Is paying to have your eyebrows shaped really worth it?

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 11:  Lily Collins attends the Glamour Magazine 23rd annual Women Of The Year gala on November 11, 2013 in New York, United States.  (Photo by Paul Zimmerman/WireImage)

NEDAHL STELIO We test the face-framing beauty trick - but how does the swankiest salon in Sydney shape up?

Extensions 101

Three types of hair extensions we tried so you don't have to

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 01:  Entertainer Beyonce attends the DirecTV Super Saturday Night at Pier 40 on February 1, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for DirecTV)

GENEVIEVE ROSEN The low-down on tapes, clip-ins and weaves if your mane’s feeling more lackluster than it is luscious.

How to: hair

How to perfect a half-up-half-down hairstyle

Blogger Chiara Ferragni models for Redken.

One of the best things about a half-up-half-down do is that it's neither too formal nor too casual.

90s revival

So, hair gel is happening

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 12:  A model walks the runway at the Jeremy Scott Autumn Winter 2014 fashion show during New York Fashion Week on February 12, 2014 in New York, United States.  (Photo by Catwalking/Getty Images)

GENEVIEVE ROSEN Here a four non-confronting ways to re-introduce the old beauty staple into your arsenal.

MBFWA beauty

Aurelio Costarella's bringing bouffant back

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - APRIL 07:  A model walks the runway at the Aurelio Costarella show during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia 2014 at Carriageworks on April 7, 2014 in Sydney, Australia.  (Photo by Stefan Gosatti/Getty Images)

Effie Mann Aurelio Costarella's 1930s Paris-inspired runway wasn't just about the clothes.

Beauty tricks

Why not try a new hair style for work?

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 26:  Model Miranda Kerr is seen on March 26, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by NCP/Star Max/GC Images)

Stephanie Darling Stephanie Darling learns a home truth from Eva Longoria, spends time with hairstylist David Keogh and embraces the hottest lip colour in town.

9 Celebrities Rocking Kim Jong-un's Hairdo

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Brian Koerber Jared Leto and Beyonce look particularly amazing.

How to go blonde

Thinking of going blonde? Read this first

PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 05:  Actress Elle Fanning attends the Miu Miu show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear Fall/Winter 2014-2015 on March 5, 2014 in Paris, France. on March 5, 2014 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Pierre Suu/GC Images)

NICOLE ELPHICK Back away from the bleach, you're going to need to know a few things first.

Switching shampoos

You should be using sulphate-free shampoo

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 29:  Carey Mulligan at the

NICOLE ELPHICK The answer for dry hair, sensitive scalps and vivid colour.

Curly 'dos

The science of curly hair

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NICOLE ELPHICK A shout out to the curly haired women out there - those curls are darn complicated.

Easy beauty

Beauty tips for busy women

PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 03:  A guest seen wearing a Louis Vuitton bag outside the Elie Saab show on March 3, 2014 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Timur Emek/Getty Images)

Cassy Small Looking good needn't take long.

Period-perfect hair

How to get a Downton-worthy hairdo

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Downton Abbey's hair designer Magi Vaughan shares her tips for period-perfect locks.

Bad hair day

Never underestimate the fallout from a bad hair day

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Tracey Strange A BHD can leave you feeling flat, depressed, even. Here are some tips for avoiding negative 'dos.

Sleep and wear

Do your hair while you snooze

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 10:  TV Personality / Fashion Designer Whitney Port attends the Diane Von Furstenberg's

NICOLE ELPHICK Wavy hair styles so simple, you can create them in your sleep.

Male beauty trend?

All hail the man-bun

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Sara Bauknecht The top knot for blokes continues to gain momentum.

Hair trends 2014

The newest 'dos for the coming year

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NICOLE ELPHICK There’s nothing like the start of a new year to make you re-evaluate your coiffure choices.

Girls' hair

Rock your inner Shoshanna with these 8 hairstyles

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Laura Vitto All top knots are not created equal, so follow these easy tutorials.

Un-boring beauty

You need to get creative

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 12:  Lupita Nyong'o arrives at the GQ Men Of The Year Party  at The Wilshire Ebell Theatre on November 12, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)

NICOLE ELPHICK Our favourite looks for party people sick of boring beauty.

Beauty recovery

Hey party animal, do you have a recovery plan?

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Lisa Haynes When party hangovers strike, follow these tricks to camouflage the evidence.

Best Bedhead

Get the best bed hair ever

NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 15:  Model Cara Delevingne is seen on the set of a DKNY photoshoot on October 15, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Raymond Hall/FilmMagic)

NICOLE ELPHICK Celebrity hairstylist Brad Ngata shares his tips for the perfect look.

DIY fringe cuts

How to cut your own fringe

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NICOLE ELPHICK We share our favourite YouTube vlogs on the best bang cutting techniques.

Red hair

Please don't kick a ginger today

MILAN, ITALY - SEPTEMBER 23:  A model walks the runway at the Mila Schon show as a part of Milan Fashion Week Womenswear Spring/Summer 2014 at on September 23, 2013 in Milan, Italy.  (Photo by Stefania D'Alessandro/Getty Images)

Erin Munro Erin Munro on the highs and lows of having red hair.

Frizz-free hair

A 30 second beauty trick that actually works

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NICOLE ELPHICK Apparently the secret to frizz-free hair is only a cotton t-shirt away.

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Beauty tricks

Why not give your hair a treat

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Stephanie Darling Look we can't all have Tami Taylor hair, but we sure can give it a crack.

DIY updo's

Five YouTube tutorials that show you how to do great updo's

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With a bit of hairspray, a lot of bobby pins and a trip down the YouTube crumb trail, a fancy updo might just be possible at home.

Donate your hair

Here's why you should consider donating your hair

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NICOLE ELPHICK New pixie crop AND wigs for cancer patients? Call that a win.