November 2013

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THRIVE STYLE+BEAUTY BEAUTY BUZZ TOUGH AS NAILS STYLE FILE NOTE-WORTHY KNUCKLES Get hooked on this season's tiniest trend—wispy midi-rings that sit between your first two knuckles. With an array of simple but standout designs, they mingle nicely with other rings, make your digits dazzle, and put fall's cutest look at your fingertips. From top to bottom: Arrowhead ring by Han Cholo, $50; Bop. 222 W. Gorham St., Madison. Part of a red and brass bamboo slope set by IOSSELLIANI, $250, double diamond ring, $340, 10K cage ring, $340; Iona, 807 E. Johnson St., Madison. Initial ring by Jacque Aiche, $77; Bop. 14K Krist ring by Gabriela Artigas, $180; Iona. Diamond ring, $60; Bop. If you haven't gotten your hands on a shellac manicure, here's what you're missing: a smooth polish you don't have to touchup or redo for weeks. Yup, busy gals, finally—a manageable mani. "Shellac nail polish delivers 14-plus days of flawless wear and mirror shine with zero drytime and no nail damage," explains Britt Leach, spa manager of The Ultimate Spa Salon. A sure-fire option for big events or just a no-fuss approach to everyday life (it can stand up to doing all of the Thanksgiving dishes), we love you, shellac, for hanging in there through the daily grind at work, home and more! To remove, simply soak in 100 percent acetone nail polish for 10-15 minutes. Pictured: Shellac manicure in "Rubble" by Christine Lunstrum of The Ultimate Spa Salon. HAIR AFFAIR TURNING HEADS Golden Reds Go for gold with a striking copper—it has yellow undertones. "If your natural hair color is deeper than a golden copper, a deeper red or even Cabernet red would look great," says Kruger. 22 BRAVA MAGAZINE | NOVEMBER 2013 Icy Blondes Cool Brunettes - Cool it down if you have yellow and olive skin tones, says Kruger, adding, "Shades haves this fall." PHOTOGRAPHED BY SHANNA WOLF (TOP) Time for a bold new 'do? Find the best hue for your skin with tips from Stylist Danielle Kruger of Alan Koa Salon Spa. Or, go with her basic advice: Choose a color within two levels of your natural hair.

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