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your look ● hairstyles By Justin Wilson Say Hello... To Hollywood Hair! T When the temperature drops, turn up the heat with this sea- son’s perfect hairstyle Photo By Carrie Draghi he humidity of summer has made an exit, so that means it’s time for the sleek styles of win- ter to make an entrance! They were fun while they lasted, but give the big hair and bouncy curls a break as cooler weather and holiday parties swirl in. “Hat weather” requires a more cooper- ative style, so it’s the perfect time to switch things up with the elegant and timeless look of old Hollywood. This season, let’s hearken back to the days of Ava Gardner and Hedy Lamarr. Their smooth and lustrous style heated up the silver screen, and heat is exactly what we crave in the wintertime. Whether you’re en- joying a cozy family gathering or toasting in the New Year at a glitzy party, all eyes will be drawn to you. So, ladies, get ready for some attention-grabbing glamour. With just a few easy steps, your winter hair game will be on point with this easy-to-attain soft and classic look. PREP As always, prep work is key. Make sure to use a shampoo and conditioner recommended by your stylist for your particular hair type. Blow dry 90% of the water from your hair, and then apply a volumizer from roots to ends. I recommend ANTI.GRAVITY by Kevin Murphy. While blow dry- ing, flip upside down for added volume. Once hair is 90% dry, section the top of your hair into a triangle using the outside corner of each eye as a guide for the widest part of the triangle. SETTING Split the triangle into two sec- tions. Using a 1 inch curling iron (for a more dramatic look, you can use a smaller curling iron), curl AFTER 30 PAGEANTRY Alyssa Rae Taglia is Miss Connecticut 2016 who recently graced the stage in Atlantic City. She is an avid dancer, instructor and mentor in addition to promoting her platform, “Smiles for Seniors”- Enriching the Lives of Seniors Across America. BEFORE