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Kississippi Dives Into Pop With ‘Sunset Blush’

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Listening to Sunset Blush by Philadelphia’s indie darling Kississippi—otherwise known as Zoe Reynolds—feels like sitting shotgun in the summer, windows rolled down halfway, a lukewarm breeze passing by your shoulders. It gives the sonic effect of goosebumps. A fairly big step away from 2016’s EP We Have No Future, We’re All Doomed, this release has pulled the project into a much more pop-influenced direction. This move comes across as extremely natural for Reynolds, who is diving into her own sound following the departure of former bandmate Colin James.

Her vocals are more confident than ever, and her songwriting is tender and sharp all at once. She bares it all on the breakout track “Cut Yr Teeth,” with lyrics that tap into the anxiety of realizing someone may not actually be who they appeared to be (“The​​ ​​person​​ ​​you​​ ​​made​​ ​​yourself​​ ​​out​​ ​​to​​ ​​be​ / would​​ ​​feel​​ ​​sorry​​ ​​for​​ ​​what​​ ​​you have​​ ​​done​​ ​​to​​ ​​me​.”) There’s something about the distance created by the use of the second person—that biting “you”—that makes it even more intimate. It’s almost as if she’s having a conversation with the listener, like they’re tapping into something they shouldn’t be. But then, in a way that only she knows how to, Reynolds brings you back into her world mere minutes later on “Red Lights” with one use of the word “we.” One of the sweeter tracks on the album, “Red Lights” is the unmistakably slow burn of a blush you can’t shake, with simple lyrics that say more than words usually can (“Red lights / Kisses on the nose / Hope we hit traffic on the way home.”)

There’s an energy present on this album that we haven’t seen before from Kississippi—partially thanks to anthemic tracks like “Easier To Love” and “Adrift,” which both drip with synths, while retaining an edge. With saccharine harmonies and upbeat, driving guitar parts, both tracks appeal to her new pop sensibilities. They are also undeniable highlights of the album, giving her vocals a chance to soar. Not only does Reynolds avoid the cheesiness that is often symptomatic of indie rock artists experimenting with pop flirtations, but she does so triumphantly. She creates a novel sound, a possibility which is always questioned in our ever-skeptical-of-pop world.

Sunset Blush is rare and remarkable, unearthing a ferocious femininity that has been there all along. It shows a clear progression for the artist, who is (unsurprisingly) seeing well-deserved success in the wake of its release. It’s already surpassing older releases on streaming platforms and showing no signs of slowing down—especially not after her tour with Dashboard Confessional.

 

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DIY Face Masks for Dry Skin

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I’m no stranger to DIYs when it comes to beauty and skincare. Earlier this semester, I decided to forgo a lot of my usual skincare products in favor of a more natural route. I’ve found that my skin has a lot less clogged pores (win!) but that hasn’t prevented my skin from its usual dryness around this time of year in New Jersey. The following face masks are ones that I’ve already tried myself, are easy to make, and are affordable. Plus, you probably already have all the ingredients you need to make them!

 

Honey and Milk Face Mask
This is one of my favorite DIY masks out there because I always have these two ingredients in my apartment and it’s so easy to make, too! Not only is honey a humectant but honey has antibacterial properties that also improve skin affected by acne. Now, you have some freedom when it comes to what type of honey you want to use. Some recommend Manuka or raw honey, but I find 100% pure honey from a local farm to be the best choice for me. Milk is also a great cleanser to use for the skin and you’ll find your skin glowing afterward. You only need one tablespoon of honey and two tablespoons of whole milk since it’s just for your face. Mix it really well until the honey and milk become one and voila! You got yourself an affordable face mask that will do wonders for your skin.

Potato Face Mask
A potato face mask is something my mom has done ever since I was little. It can be kind of strange to some, but for a lot of Ecuadorians, it’s not an uncommon beauty trick. The trick is to shave raw potatoes into very thin slices and apply them all over your face, hands, elbows, you name it! My mother has been doing this ever since she was a teen, and let me tell you, her skin looks amazing. Potatoes have also been found to treat inflammation and even burn wounds, so if you can’t find aloe vera in your supermarket, potatoes are inexpensive and easy to use instead.

First, peel the skin off of the potatoes and then cut them into halves. From there, it’s easier to cut the potatoes into small, thin slices and place them on your skin. The potatoes dry very fast on your skin so make sure to use water to gently remove them from your skin or remove the slices once your face starts to feel tight.

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DIY Face Masks for Dry Skin: Featured image courtesy of Sonja Langford/Stocksnap.io

Our Favorite Thanksgiving Decor Ideas

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Tis the season to be decorating! It’s no longer Halloween and not yet Christmas, but this in-between holiday is not one to be overlooked. Though traditional Thanksgivings or “Friendsgiving,” as some might call it, will always have a special place in our hearts, this year we’re excited to share with you something a little different. One of the greatest joys of the holiday seasons is the decorating (or at least when it’s all done!), so we’re looking forward to sharing our favorite Thanksgiving decor ideas this year. We primarily think of being around a big table full of all the people we love during Thanksgiving. So, we’ve decided to make the table decor something all your guests will enjoy and talk about, aside from your scrumptious and delicious cooking, naturally.

Have a Glamourous, Glamourous Thanksgiving

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Photo Courtesy of Blogger Olivia from Reinvented Collection & Co.


Here’s to a very non-traditional way of decorating for our glamour queens out there ― we think this is one you’ll appreciate. Instead of your usual orange and burgundy colors, opt for rich colors such as purple with gold accents. This is sure to create a setting at the table that’s luxurious but still indulgent. Use dark violet or purple napkins (or candles!) for that pop of color on the table and stick with white or cream plates and gold details in your flatware to bring the overall look together while still letting all that delicious food do most of the talking! Another option similar to this includes a tablescape inspired by Style Me Pretty. Use a blend of pastel pinks for a sweet, soft touch and a deep burgundy purple for that nice contrast and added warmth.
Let’s Give Thanks
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Photo Courtesy of Blogger Clarita from Skies of Parchment


For those who enjoy a good DIY, we have an easy and sweet project for you! From Clarita at Skies of Parchment, you can create a handmade place setting that gives guests a chance to chat while the food is being prepared; consequently, you also give them time to write down and share what they’re thankful for.
The Pumpkin Vase
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Photo Courtesy of Blogger Krista from The Happy Housie


Have a nice ole pumpkin hanging around from Halloween that you just can’t part with yet? Carve out the top half, paint the body a beautiful cream color, and add some of your favorite fall flowers or maybe even a few golden tracks going down along the sides. This will give it a fresh look that’s still Thanksgiving festival appropriate, and it is another beautiful way in which you can enjoy the pumpkin season. Plus, everyone loves a good DIY!
We hope everyone has a healthy, happy, and safe Thanksgiving, and we look forward to seeing how you’re decorating this holiday season! 
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Our Favorite Thanksgiving Décor Ideas: Photo Courtesy of Blogger Krista from The Happy Housie

Favorite Fall Accessories

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The fall is all about layering up to keep warm during the chilly weather. Along with choosing to go with warmer clothing, you need the right accessories to play into your outfit as well.

Seeking Shade
Hats come in handy when you don’t have the energy to do your hair, especially on second day hair. The wide brimmed hat from Zara feels like autumn in the lovely shade of olive green. With a subtle black trim detail, this hat is a great way to top off an outfit and is a great way to keep warm, too.

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Wide Brimmed Hat, Zara.com, $29.90


Get Cozy
An oversized scarf to throw around your neck on outings is an obvious must, and what’s more fun than a leopard scarf? The printed accessory from ASOS is super soft and is a great length to layer and wrap. It looks chic with a leather moto jacket or your favorite solid colored cardigan.
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Oversized Lightweight Scarf, ASOS.com, $25.80


Throwback
Choker necklaces have been the latest crazed accessory. From casual day outfits to intricate night outfits, both have been finished with the single strap necklace. The choker from BaubleBar is chic in black, but also comes in blue and maroon. Featuring a lobster clasp, the necklace might be hard to get used to at first, so make sure you adjust it to fit your neck.
Duchess Choker, $32, Baublebar.com

Duchess Choker, $32, Baublebar.com


Pins
Enamel pins are a fun and simple way to customize your clothing. Gypsy Warrior has a ton of quirky pins to choose from, such as a heart-shaped pizza and a Bowie-inspired lightening bolt. Try pinning them onto a denim jacket, vest, backpack, or purse for a one-of-a-kind look.
Stardust Enamel Pin, $8.00 Gypsywarrior.com

Stardust Enamel Pin, $8.00 Gypsywarrior.com


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DIY Trends to Try This Season

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This season, do-it-yourself (DIY) fashion has gone from a money-saving hobby to a high-fashion trend. Designers are emerging with collections that include DIY-inspired clothing made to look like fashionistas slaved away at home creating perfectly unique details on garments from denim jackets to pants and shoes. These embellishments include pop art patches and sparkling pins that make classic garments stand out. Check out some of the hottest DIY trends below!

 

Patchwork Pride

It comes as no surprise that the eclectic Alice+Olivia was one of the brands to popularize this trend in its ‘70s-inspired Fall 2016 Ready-to-Wear collection. Models stood tall in bell bottom jeans embroidered with bright designs in a patchwork style along the leg. This detailing was consistent throughout the collection, putting a quirky homemade spin on beautifully made garments.           

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Erica Chan Coffman @honestlywtf


For the naturally talented do-it-yourselfers, many designers also feature separate patches and pins to embellish garments at home with high-end details. Marc Jacobs recently promoted the DIY trend with #PatchMarc, a promo accompanied with an event hosted by Marc Jacobs and Nylon Magazine. Throughout the promotion, shoppers who bought a Marc Jacobs tee online received three patches for free. The #PatchMarc event was scattered with Marc Jacobs patches in designs such as MJ logos and Dorothy’s famous red slippers, channeling the fantasy world of The Wizard of Oz. These patches gave a high-fashion touch to DIY art.  
Anya Hindmarch All-Over Stickers Maxi Zip Satchel, $2,250, anyahindmarch.com

Anya Hindmarch All-Over Stickers Maxi Zip Satchel, $2,250, anyahindmarch.com


Patchwork and embellishments aren’t the only two things setting off the pop art trend in fashion. London-based designer Anya Hindmarch is famous for her “sticker” handbags. The bags are famously created to look as though they are covered in pop art stickers, making simple bags stand out from other brands. Designers emulating a similar handbag style are Coach and Dolce & Gabbana. Coach’s Fall 2016 collection also featured sticker and patchwork style handbags, while D&G stayed true to its feminine look with sparkling jewel tone embellishments.             

All About Pop Style

The pop style trend may be featured on designer runways, but it is slowly making its way to the masses with DIY tutorials and a spot in larger chain stores. Get your own patches, pins, and stickers at Free People in true do-it-yourself fashion or buy pre-embellished pieces at stores such as ASOS and Etsy.

Free People Mega Pin Set of 7, $20, freepeople.com

Free People Mega Pin Set of 7, $20, freepeople.com


DIY pieces can go from trendy to tacky if not styled correctly. Be sure to choose just one embellished garment as a statement piece to pair with a simple outfit. Try patched jeans and jackets with a simple black or white tee, or even a LBD under an embellished jacket to wear out. The same goes for pop-inspired handbags. Opt for a simpler look without patterns to avoid visionary overload. Whether you choose to create these pieces at home or buy designer, the DIY style is one to adopt this fall.
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beGlammed’s DIY for the Smokey Eye

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Put aside your fears of what makeup and hair to rock with your special evening out outfit or last-minute gathering outfit  because the celeb beauty app, beGlammed, brings the beauty industry’s top hairstylists and makeup artists right to your phone. With a tap of your iPhone or Android, this free app will show you what it’s like to have the VIP treatment no matter what the time or location! Starting at $65, you can be “red carpet ready” just like the celebrities! Glamorous looks by beGlammed have been created and used for celebrities like Mariah Carey, Miley Cyrus, Bella Thorne, and Cheryl Burke. Creator Maile Pacheco is doing us the honors of sharing her beGlammed DIY for the smokey eye, so be sure to check it out as you might be surprised with how easy, quick, yet still super glamorous this look can be — no matter how much makeup talent you have. BeGlammed provides the steps, and you take the lead, so come on now, girl, show us what you’ve got!

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Step 1: Apply an eyeshadow primer to your eyelid and blend it up to the crease of your eye. This will create a smooth surface for your lid and allow the eyeshadow to go on evenly.
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Step 2: Use a flat eyeshadow brush and apply a dark taupe shade to your eye.
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Step 3: Apply a matte black or dark brown shadow in the outer corner of your eye. Less is more, so just add a small amount of color to achieve the depth you want. You can always add more, but you can’t take it back once you’ve gone too far. Blend a soft matte peach or nude shade in the crease of your eye with a fluffy eyeshadow brush. Pick up the shadow color with only one side of the brush to avoid applying too much eyeshadow all over your eyelid.
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Step 4: Smudge black eyeliner just above your eyelashes on the top of your lid and line your bottom waterline. Smudge the liner into your lash line with a fine-pointed smudging brush.
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Step 5: Finish the look with your favorite mascara on your top and bottom lashes.
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beGlammed’s DIY for the Smokey Eye: Instructions Courtesy of Maile Pacheco & Photos Courtesy of beGlammed

How To Decorate For Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving is hands down my favorite holiday of the year. I crave the warmth that is felt within this momentous time—not only by the homemade dishes being whipped up in the kitchen, but by the love that comes from one-of-a-kind people. When preparing for Thanksgiving, we not only head to the market well ahead of time to grab ingredients for grandma’s secret stuffing recipe and score ourselves a plump turkey, but to create that cozy atmosphere in our homes, too. After all the eating and resting that is going to occur, we want our guests to feel at home as much as possible. So before our places smell of pumpkin spice, roasted meats, and delicious baked goods, I’m sharing how you can make your humble abode a comfy oasis throughout Thanksgiving day.
If you’re missing the multitude of colors from fall leaves, or haven’t had the chance to experience them, this is an easy way to bring them straight to your home.

Thanksgiving Window Decor

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Besides the food, your tabletop will be the center of attention—where everyone gathers for the delectable feast. Decorate to your liking, whether that is subtle or super detailed. Check out some of our favorites below!



For a rustic, authentic feel, decorate your table with a brown paper table cover. Create plate designs with chalk or a Sharpie, filling in your guest’s names. Then decorate the center of the table with pumpkins, candles, lights, or leaves. Anything that you fancy! You can even have your guests write down what they are thankful for on the table for memories to come. Check out these two different options.


If your table is being set up with lots of decor, you don’t want the food to be squished into the picture. Opt for a buffet table where everyone can pile their plates and then head over to your beautifully decorated seats.


Last, but not least, keep everyone focused on spending time with each other by placing one of these at the front door. This way everyone won’t be honed in on their phones, but instead be making real life memories—the way it should be.

Eat lots and never regret it. Happy Thanksgiving, Cliché readers—from all of us to each of you!
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A Lavender-Infused Coconut Oil Hair Treatment

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As of late, I’ve been in a hair rut, which is something I’m sure we can all relate to. Every now and then I seem to be happy with a product only to find a few months later that I’m displeased with it. However, I know that I’m partially to blame. We have to keep in mind the stress that we put our hair through when we use hot tools, hair treatments, or dyes. Much like our skin, our hair must be taken care of. Although the expense of hair treatments can deter us from using them, we have an affordable answer for you! We’re ecstatic to share a hair treatment that is inexpensive and can be done in the comfort of your own home. Latest-Hairstyles.com’s contributor Wendy Rose Gould, a beauty expert for hair tutorial and advice, introduces a DIY beauty recipe: a lavender-infused coconut oil hair treatment.  BY KATELYN BONGIORNO
Before we start our beauty routine, Gould has some extra knowledge about the ingredients: “applied topically, coconut oil actually does a few things for your hair. First, it nourishes the hair shaft to create a vibrant sheen. It also conditions the hair to restore moisture and repair damage.” Additionally, Gould adds, “when applied at the scalp, it can help reduce dandruff and soothe sensitive or itchy skin.” An important and fantastic tip by Gould: for beauty uses, choose extra virgin, unrefined coconut oil (who would have thought of that?).
In addition to the extra benefits of coconut oil, Gould notes the various benefits of lavender: “Lavender also has numerous benefits. It’s no secret that it smells amazing, and many simply use aromatic lavender for its calming effects. Topically, lavender, like coconut oil, is antibacterial and therefore helps with dandruff. It also helps to soften the hair.” With these tips in mind, let’s begin!
Ingredients Needed:

  • Small Bowl
  • 2 Tablespoons of Unrefined, Virgin Coconut Oil
  • Fresh or Dried Lavender Springs (or 2 drops of essential oil)
  • Measuring Spoons

Step 1: Place Oil Into Your Bowl
Measure out 2 tablespoons of coconut oil and add it to your bowl. Depending on your hair length, you may want to add more or less oil. For medium-to-long hair, 2 tablespoons should suffice. If your coconut oil has turned to liquid, just measure it out like normal.
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Step 2: Add Lavender
Remove the greens and/or buds from your lavender and place it in the bowl with your coconut oil. If you want to add a little more for fragrance, that’s okay. A few pinches are plenty.
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 Step 3: Infuse Your Lavender
Next, we’re going to infuse the lavender into the coconut oil. To do this, create a bain-marie by placing your bowl over a saucepan filled with water. Turn your heat to low-medium and allow the coconut oil to melt down, stirring periodically. If your coconut oil is already liquid, you still want to do stir, as the warmth from the water bath will expedite the lavender oil extraction. Keep your bain-marie going for 45 minutes to one hour, and then remove from the heat.
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Step 4: Cool and Strain
Allow your infused coconut oil to set for 10 to 15 minutes, or until it is slightly warm (not hot). Remove the lavender pieces if desired.
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Step 5: Apply to Hair
Work the oil through your hair, focusing on the ends where hair gets dry. You can also focus on the scalp if you’re dealing with itchy, dry skin or dandruff. Let the oil set for 15 to 45 minutes. The longer it sets, the better. Shampoo and style as normal.
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Step 6: Revel in Softer, Prettier Hair
Want to improve your hair even more? Check out Latest-Hairstyles.com’s Product + Hair Advice section.
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DIY Beauty Recipe: A Lavender-Infused Coconut Oil Hair Treatment: Courtesy of Wendy Rose Gould, Photos Courtesy of Wendy Rose Gould
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DIY Easter Eggs

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Looking for something new to do this Easter instead of dying your eggs the old-fashion way? FabFitFun Editor-in-Chief Katie Rosen Kitchens and Lifestyle Editor Tasha Ball are way ahead of you. Inspired by spring’s hottest trends and the brand’s seasonal box, the team used Yasi metallic tattoos to decorate their Easter eggs, and they walked us through the fun DIY project on their YouTube channel!

First, the duo spray-painted their eggs using colors like gold, silver, and pink before decorating them with the temporary Yasi tattoos. If you’re feeling really festive, feel free to dye your eggs blue, green, or yellow instead! For this DIY Easter eggs project, all you need are color dyes/spray paint, a wash cloth, a cup of water, and the Yasi tattoos. That’s it! It’s also safe and fun to do with children of all ages.
Yasi metallic tattoos are available in the FabFitFun Spring 2015 Box or on Amazon. Sign up to receive your own box on vip.fabfitfun.com for only $49.99 per quarter!
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BY MEGAN PORTORREAL
Tutorial and image courtesy of FabFitFun.com

The Perfect Summer to Fall Hairstyle

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September is a month of transition — transitioning from vacation to a new school year, and from one season to another. So how does one make a smooth hair transition without totally kissing the summer spirit goodbye and quitting it cold turkey? Well, Nick Stenson, Creative Director for jcp salon and Matrix, and Pretty Little Liars star Shay Mitchell are here to help you get the perfect summer to fall hairstyle: a “some hair up, some down” fishtail braid look!
WHAT YOU’LL NEED:
A brush, a comb, a blowdryer, bobby pins, curling iron, Biolage Blow-In ControlBiolage Smoothing Shine MilkBiolage Style Freeze-Fix

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STEP 1: To prep the hair, use the Biolage Blow-In Control. This product is amazing for giving the hair flexible hold and and beautiful shine throughout the styling process.

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STEP 2: Another product to use on the hair before blow-drying is the Biolage Smoothing Shine Milk. What is amazing about this product is the fact that it is a protein base. It is really going to seal down the look all the way to the hair cuticle.
This product will also add a lot of shine and it will easily blow-dry into the hair so there will be no slip or fly-aways.

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STEP 3: For the fishtail braid, a lot of people think it is really hard, but it is actually very simple. Take two sections, start on the outside of one section and take a small piece and drop it to the center of the two sections. Repeat on the opposite side. Then take the two pieces that dropped into the center and cross and hold. Repeat the same movement till the end of the strands when you run out of hair. Secure with a small elastic.

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STEP 4: Pin the braid on the top and the bottom to secure its placement as you wrap around the back of the head.
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STEP 5: Finally, pin the hair from the opposite side to meet braid, pin the hair to continue the side ponytail look. This is where you create the 2-in-1 look where you can have it pulled up on one side, while allowing it to be down on the other.

STEP 6: To finish the look, curl the ends with a curling iron and apply Biolage Style Freeze-Fix to seal the look and you are done!
BY MEGAN PORTORREAL
Photographed by Lisa Rose / Step by Step Tutorial by Nick Stenson

Knotted Fringe Scarf DIY

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This Knotted Fringe Scarf DIY is a great way to transition your favorite bright summer scarf into the cooler months. The knotted fringe adds a luxurious, cozy texture without being too warm and bulky. This DIY is super easy and requires no prior sewing experience. If you are adding knotted fringe to an infinity scarf, just add it along one side.

 

This tutorial can use a new or old scarf; for this demonstration, I used a vintage thrifted scarf with bright, jewel tones. A gauzy scarf will be much easier to manipulate than a thick, wooly one. An awl, a sharp tool for piercing fabric, will also be used for this project and can be found at most hardware or craft supply stores for a low cost. Instead of cutting the fibers, an awl merely pushes them aside, allowing the yarn fringe to be attached. If you decide to remove the fringe from your scarf, ironing over the holes created by the awl will help them disappear.

Knotted Fringe Scarf DIY

Supplies:

Scarf

A skein of yarn

Awl

Scissors

Measuring tape or ruler

 

Step 1:

Begin by cutting pieces of yarn that are each 10 inches long. It is difficult to calculate exactly how many pieces of yarn you will need to cut, but working in batches of about 15 or 20 pieces is manageable. The fringe will end up being approximately 5 inches long, but you can cut longer or shorter pieces to suit your style.

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Step 2:

With your awl, punch a hole near the edge of the scarf, wiggling the awl through to gradually widen the opening.

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Step 3:

Take a piece of yarn in your hands, and twist it tightly between your fingers. Fold the twisted yarn to create a small loop, and slip the loop through the opening created by the awl. You can also use the awl to help you pull the loop through the opening.

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Step 4:

Pull the tail ends of the piece of yarn through the little yarn loop and tighten. Your fringe is now secured to your scarf.

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To make the knotted fringe, grab tail ends from adjacent pieces of fringe. Forming a loop with your fingers, slide the tail ends through the loop and tighten, creating a knot about a half-inch away from the top of the fringe.

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This Knotted Fringe Scarf DIY is very easily adapted to suit any length of fringe and any number of knots. If you decide to cut pieces of yarn that are longer than 10 inches, two or more rows of knots along the fringe add a visually stunning textural display.

All photos courtesy of Gabriela Salvador.

Mismatched Earrings

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We’ve all suffered through that devastating moment when you come to find that an earring is missing after a long night out. Although we may never wear it again, we have the habit of keeping them stashed away in our jewelry boxes. Here’s an idea, try wearing mismatched earrings. You can DIY or buy a, not so identical, pair. Look no further than your own jewelry box, or this could be an excuse to shop and splurge. Many celebrities have been spotted sporting the unconventional look.

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It always boils down to two routes, subtle and dramatic. When it comes to mismatched earrings you can elect either. If you’re weary of the trend, try a subtle look; pair two different studs together that make a cohesive look. If you’re feeling bold, pair a stud with a chandelier earring.

This trend is meant to be an attention grabber, so have fun with it. There really isn’t a way to miss the mark when it comes to mismatching. You can go to a department store, or rummage through your own pile of earrings and get creative. Mix and match however you please because the opportunities are endless.

(If it works for Gwyneth Paltrow, it can work for you.)

Featured Image by Bauer Griffin