Curls That Make the World Go ‘Round!

The Best Hairstyles for Curly Hair
Whether you’re a naturally curly girl or use treatments to try something new, finding the best hairstyle to suit your curly hair is essential to completing your look. Here are three envy-worthy looks to add to your catalog of styles if you’re looking to mix things up—and ensure your curls are living their best (hair) life!
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Short Air-Dried Curls
Air-dried curls are perfect for styling on the run! These curls are cute but casual so you can look your best without much effort in the morning. MONAT STUDIO ONE™ Air Dry Cream makes achieving this look easy by taming and softening unruly hair.
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Top Knots
Top knots are a great look for curly girls with longer hair. Strong, moisturized curls and coils are essential to creating this look, and MONAT Super Nourish™ is just what you need to achieve that! Super Nourish™ reduces frizz and provides long-lasting shine by delivering moisture to even the curliest strands of hair!
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Medium Loose Curls
Medium-length curls are pretty and easy to maintain. Obtain and keep that coveted “just came from the salon” look—even if you just woke up like this! Thickening Spray will help you maintain the extra body and bounce you need to make this look pop.
Will you be trying one of these curl-a-licious styles? Share a pic with us on social media with #MONATstyle!
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The Glitz, Glamour & Golden Globes

Our Favorite Hairstyles from Hollywood’s Big Night
The glitz and glamour of the Golden Globes are always a must-see swoon-fest for those of us who adore drool-worthy fashion and all the latest hairstyles. From the red carpet to the afterparties, these celebrity starlets sparkled from head to toe, smiling and sauntering through an unforgettable evening sparkled with Hollywood magic!
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Classic Flowing Waves
Priyanka Chopra’s perfectly crafted waves defined vintage Hollywood glam. She boasted an overall fierce meets feminine vibe which was topped off flawlessly by a Cristina Ottaviano gown she chose for the evening.
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That J-Lo Glow
Jennifer Lopez reigned with a very detailed braided bun that was pinned just right to reveal her stunning backless Valentino ball gown. This updo (and gown) gave us all the feels as Ms. Lopez made her way down the red carpet.
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Short & Oh-So-Sweet
Zoey Deutch opted for an uber sexy and completely chic parted style while donning stunning canary Fendi jumpsuit. Her smoothed, slick hairstyle perfectly accented her above-the-shoulder locks.
Plans to get glammed this weekend? Share your Golden Globe-worthy looks with us on social with #MONATstyle!
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Reset Your Hair This New Year

Give your locks a fresh start in 2020!
You’ve made it into 2020 looking and feeling incredible! With the holidays locked-in as a complete whirlwind of family, friends, parties and maybe even some mistletoe moments, it’s time to recharge and reset your day-to-day routines to ensure a prosperous and healthy new year.
A great way to start is from the top by getting your hair in its best shape ever! Here are some great ways to reset your hair for the new year.

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Say Goodbye to Damage
Damaged hair is sooooo last year! Now is the time to repair, strengthen and rebuild your locks. To do this, choose products that offer restructuring action to help re-build strength from within. We love the Restructuring Hair Care Collection because all four of its products work together as an advanced, high performance program that result in a softer, smoother, shinier, healthier-looking finish.

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Unmask Healthy Hair
A good mask is great for removing impurities in your hair. We love the Charcoal Gelée Hair Masque, designed with an activated charcoal, which works as a magnet to help remove impurities without stripping or drying the hair.

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No Heat Zone
We know it’s still winter, but keep the heat to the cozy confides of your living room! Giving your hair a break from the heat of styling tools (think blow dryers, flat irons, curling wands) helps your hair breathe and allows damage to lessen. Heat free doesn’t mean you have to miss out on style! Try an Air Dry Cream before styling naturally and let those locks breathe! We love MONAT STUDIO ONE™ Air Dry Cream.
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New Year, New Routine!

Choose Your 2020 Skincare Routine
The new year is around the corner which means that it’s resolution time! New Year’s Resolutions are generally about making healthier lifestyle choices like working out more, eating clean and generally taking more time for self-care. We’re definitely believers in making healthy lifestyle choices. Healthy aging occurs from the inside out, and MONAT Skincare perfectly complements your “new year, new you” lifestyle choices! Let’s take a look at how MONAT Skincare routines will help you put your best face forward in 2020!

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Cleanse
Clean skin is clear skin. Nothing draws impurities out like our Be Gentle™ Creamy Cleanser and Be Balanced™ Foamy Cleanser! Each of these cutting-edge cleansers purify and soothe your skin for the clean, soft, smooth-looking skin you deserve. For best results, choose Be Gentle™ Creamy Cleanser if you have dry, sensitive skin or Be Balanced™ Foamy Cleanser for normal and combination skin.

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Prepare
Perfect skin begins with perfect pores. And if you want perfect pores in 2020, you’ll have to find your essence. MONAT Skin Revitalizing Essence™ is a lightweight, hydrating miracle water that prepares your skin for MONAT Skincare products. Skin Revitalizing Essence™ features the ideal blend of hydrating, skin-replenishing and anti-aging ingredients to leave your skin looking smoother, softer and brighter in 2020!

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Target
Turn back the clock with supercharged serum! Rewind™ Age Control Nectar helps correct and transform your skin, reversing signs of aging. Rewind™ Age Control Nectar is a fast-absorbing serum that targets age spots, fine lines and wrinkles to revitalize dull-looking complexions!

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Replenish
Before you finish, replenish. The right replenishing moisturizer infuses your skin with nourishment and nutrients that provide all-day hydration. Be Gentle™ Nourishing Moisturizer and Be Balanced™ Lightweight Moisturizer are your go-to moisturizers to unlock and maintain your shine. Like Be Gentle™ Creamy Cleanser, Be Gentle™ Nourishing Moisturizer is ideal for anyone with dry, sensitive skin. Be Balanced™ Lightweight Moisturizer is ideal for normal and combination skin!
Are you ready to make 2020 your healthiest year yet? We hope the Be Gentle™ Routine or the Be Balanced™ Routine are part of your journey! Happy New Year!
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Holiday-Ready Hair

Styles for dinner parties, holiday parties & everything in between!
The holiday season is in full swing! If you’re like most of us, that means you’re hopping between multiple parties and events all month long. While we love few things more than getting dolled up from head to toe to bask in the holiday glow, this can be a lot of work! Especially because coming up with fun, new holiday hair styles can be a bit tough. Don’t worry, though, this is why we’re here! Here are 3 cute styles to carry you through the remainder of the season!
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Half Up Holiday Hair
Half up hair styles are a cute way to mix things up for the holidays…plus it’s a SUPER versatile style. Whether you’re headed to dinner or an office party, this look just works! Best of all, this style is easy to create yourself, and all you need is a good flexible-hold hairspray to keep it in place!
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Side Swept Curls
We love curly styles and side swept curls is one of our FAVORITE ‘dos! Make this style yours by combing a deep side part into your hair to add fullness and depth to your look. The cooling winter weather can be tough on curls, so you may want to try the new MONAT Super Nourish™ Oil Crème Duo to infuse locks with additional moisture and make this style POP!
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Fishtail Braids
The great thing about braids is they’re always fashionable. But you don’t just want to be fashionable at your next holiday party—you want to standout! A nice fishtail braid is a great way to do that. It’s as cute as it is elegant, and that’s just what we want to be this holiday season.
Do you think you’ll be trying one of these styles for the holidays? We’d LOVE to see it! Share your picks on social with #MONATstyle!
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To Gift it or to Keep it…That is the Question

Say Hello to 3 New Skincare Products!
December is here…and that means it’s time to fully embrace the spirit and traditions of the holidays! That means ugly sweater contests, baked goodies, holiday lights and carols, and of course, working on your shopping lists.
December is the most wonderful time of the year—and it just got even better! MONAT released THREE new skincare products, and we’re already in love. Whether you’re shopping for loved ones or yourself, these products are set to light up your holidays.

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30 Second Miracle™ Instant Perfector
If you don’t believe in holiday miracles, you surely will once you try this amazing new product! 30 Second Miracle™ Instant Perfector reduces fine lines, dark circles and puffiness in the blink of an eye! Results last 6 to 12 hours, and best of all, it’s portable, so you can show your best face anywhere you go! This little miracle-worker makes an amazing stocking stuffer for your friends and family—or a treat for yourself!

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C. Radiance™ Illuminating Serum
Brighter days are ahead with C. Radiance™ Illuminating Serum! This new serum is infused with 15% vitamin C from MONAT’s Kakadu plum complex and is designed to help brighten and enhance your complexion! C. Radiance™ Illuminating Serum helps prevent and improve the signs of aging by helping to reduce the appearance of age spots and uneven pigmentation to improve skin tone. Keep your holiday glow year-round with this amazing serum!

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Night Haven™ Overnight Age Control Cream
Night Haven™ Overnight Age Control Cream ensures you get your beauty sleep. This luxurious night repair cream melts into the skin, providing the nourishment and hydration you need to treat wrinkles and loss of elasticity while you sleep. Night Haven™ Overnight Age Control Cream ensures you wake up each morning looking refreshed and renewed!
Plus, the new Brighten & Recover Duo pairs Night Haven™ with C. Radiance™ Illuminating Serum for a full day and night’s worth of hydration, nourishment and a beautiful glow!
Do you think you’ll be adding one of these exciting new products to your shopping list? Whether you gift them or keep them, there’s a lot to love about these wonderful new products!
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A Season of Gratitude

4 Things We’re Thankful For!
Thanksgiving is less than one week away! We couldn’t be more ready for spending time with family, the food comas, and the sparkling weekend deals that officially kick off the holiday shopping season. In addition to all that holiday goodness, giving thanks for this year’s good fortune and blessings is also a HUGE part of this time of year. Naturally, we felt like it was fitting to share a few things we’re thankful for with you, too!

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We had to kick this list off with the surprise of the fall! MONAT Skincare launched in September, and it’s not an overreaction to say it was one of the beauty industry’s biggest moments of the year. While we enjoyed the media love from PopSugar and SheFinds, your positive response made it all the more special. From your Instagram stories to your Facebook posts, the #MONATFam made the #HealthySkinRevolution a moment we’ll never forget this year!

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Cool Fall Weather
Loving fall is as “basic” as it gets, but we just can’t help ourselves. Nothing preps you for fall like a cold front, a warm sweater, and a cup of hot chocolate—or maybe the coveted pumpkin spice latte! We know you’re feeling the holiday warmth right now just thinking about it. Fall is also an opportunity to try some new things with your hair…and that’s something else we’re always excited about!

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This goodie is now available as part of the full MONAT product line and the timing couldn’t be better! Charcoal Gelée Hair Masque is a texturized gel perfect for deeply cleansing and conditioning and leaves your hair feeling super refreshed. Paired with our Advanced Hydrating Shampoo and Advanced Hydrating Conditioner, you’ll be rocking hydrated, healthy-looking hair throughout the fall and winter!

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YOU
Thanksgiving is a time for family and that includes you—our MONAT Family! #MONATstyle is about more than just healthy hair and skin…it’s about the people. None of this would be possible, or nearly as fun, without you being a part of it! Thank you and Happy Thanksgiving!
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Essential Holiday Self-Care Tips

Four Ways to Treat Yourself During the Holidays
The holidays are here! Which means a few of our favorite things are in season: cooler weather, cozy sweaters, shimmering lights, freshly baked treats, and neatly wrapped gifts. Unfortunately, the blissful spirit of the season can be dampened by things like travel obligations, long lines and other stressors. We don’t want anything getting in the way of you soaking up the full holiday experience—that’s why we’re listing four ways for you to mix a little self-care into your holiday season hustle and bustle!

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Spa Days
While the holidays are an opportunity to reconnect with loved ones, a little “me” time is still much-deserved. Spa days are relaxing, full-body experiences that are refreshing for your mind, body and soul. Good massages not only ease physical pain, they’re also a time to reflect on life and detach from the daily holiday frenzy. Laughing All The Way from our limited-edition holiday collection lets you bring this restorative experience home.

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Eat Well
You are what you eat! That old saying stands the test of time for a reason, and the holidays are an ideal time to be conscious of what you’re putting into your body. The holidays are filled with big feasts, drinks and late nights, so we all expect to splurge a little (or a lot) more than usual this time of year. Try to work more fruits and veggies into your meals, and also don’t feel obligated to stuff yourself during those extravagant holiday dinners.

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Winter Hair Treatments
Most of us enjoy the changing seasons. We love watching the leaves turn red and brown in the fall and winter’s first snow flurries. However, the cooling weather can dry out your hair, so you’ll probably need to adjust your routine. If you have a stylist, be sure to let them know your concerns about the effects the cooler weather has on your hair. If you prefer to do it yourself, we recommend the Advanced Hydrating Hair Care Collection to keep treat parched strands. For you curly girls, MONAT Super Nourish™ is just the thing for dry to ultra-dry hair.

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Take a Walk
Fall and winter are among the most beautiful times of year. From decorations to music and the smell of fresh baked goods, the holiday season is a beautiful experience for all your senses. Make the most of it! We spend so much time preparing that sometimes we don’t soak in the beauty around us. Take a few walks a week around your neighborhood with family and friends and truly soak in the beauty that makes the holidays so special.
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We’ve Got the Word on Skincare

Vital skincare terms you NEED to know!
Everyone loves stepping out into the world feeling like a million bucks from head-to-toe! We like calling that feeling your MONAT Glow, and with the launch of MONAT Skincare, so many of you are lighting up your neighborhoods and our social media timelines. But before you get to sharing and posting your vibrant glow with friends and family, you’ve got to know the lingo!

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Caffeine
Caffeine isn’t just for giving you a kick in the morning! It’s also an important ingredient in many skincare products. Caffeine constricts blood vessels to reduce redness and puffiness. This can help improve the appearance of puffiness around the eyes, as well reduce the appearance of cellulite. Ah, yes…music to our ears!

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CANNABIDIOL (CBD)
CBD oil has become a trendy choice for stress and anxiety management recently. When it comes to skincare, CBD has similar benefits! CBD reduces inflammation and eases discomfort in tired muscles with additional moisturizing and anti-aging properties. Laughing All The Way, one of our limited-edition Holiday Gift Sets, features a body butter and body oil infused with HEMP-derived CBD.
Hyaluronic Acid
Restoring properties naturally produced by your body is essential to a healthy skincare regimen. Hyaluronic Acid is one of those properties. It’s actually a sugar molecule naturally found in your skin and helps increase moisture content and prevents water loss. If you’re interested in keeping your skin radiantly hydrated for a softer, smoother appearance, look for products infused with Hyaluronic Acid, which is a key active ingredient in our Rewind™ Age Control Nectar.
Micellar Water
If you’re a haircare nerd like us, you’re probably familiar with micellar water. It’s a key ingredient in a number of products known for deeply cleansing with a mild touch. Micellar water is loaded with cleansing molecules and is also effective as a makeup remover prior to washing your face.

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Peptides
Peptides are tiny protein fragments that promote collagen growth and repair skin. Like hyaluronic acid, peptides are already present in your skin, so the right skincare product infused with peptides gives you a power boost often leading to the smoothing of expression lines and wrinkles. Peptides are an active ingredient Be Gentle™ Creamy Cleanser. Try it out and put some pep in your step!

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Plant Stem Cells
Mother Earth provides many gifts! Plant Stem Cells are one of them. Plant Stem Cells boost collagen and have HUGE healthy aging benefits for your skin! Plant Stem Cells extracted from Moss are featured in many of our skincare products and offer a powerhouse of benefits to help skin look brighter and more youthful.

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REJUVENIQE S™
This one probably looks familiar. REJUVENIQE S™ is a MONAT-exclusive ingredient featured in many of our haircare products. The formulation includes the revitalizing powers of 17 botanical oils and other essential oils that hydrate, plump and nourish your skin! REJUVENIQE S™ is featured in many of our new skincare products including Be Balanced™ Lightweight Moisturizer!
VItamin C / KAKADU PLUM
Vitamin D gets all the attention when it comes to skincare, but don’t forget about Vitamin C! Kakadu Plum is an Australian-native superfood containing a high concentration of Vitamin C and soothing anti-fungal properties. Kakadu Plum has benefits for all skin types which includes brightening skin, reducing hyperpigmentation and protecting skin from impurities found in the environment.
So now you’re full of skincare terminology and recommendations you can share with your friends and family! Plus you know exactly what type of ingredients to look for to achieve the best results.
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Give the Gift of Self-Care

Self-Care is a gift that keeps on giving
The holiday season is filled with as much hustle and bustle as tinsel and twine. It can be enough to make even the nicest on our gift lists occasionally feel like a holiday Grinch. We think this is something to keep in mind when you’re drafting your holiday list—and checking them twice! Thoughtful gifts to loved ones are always appreciated—and adding some self-care to your options will surely be appreciated! Here are four easy ways for you to spread good cheer to your loved ones amid all the hustle and bustle.

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Essential Oils & Body Butter
Few experiences match a full-body massage. The combination of aromatic fragrances, soft but firm touches, and soothing oils is a physically and emotionally regenerative experience. Everyone walks out of a massage feeling good…and when you feel good, you look great! That’s why we think allowing your loved ones to bring that experience home is the perfect gift for the season! Self-care should be a daily occurrence, and our Laughing All The Way holiday set has everything needed to bring the experience home!

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Sampler Tea Kits & Tea Clubs
Tea is useful for more than just boosts of caffeine and fighting off colds. Tea is also a great remedy for anxiety and stress—which holiday shopping and commitments often bring. You can’t go wrong with gifting a loved one Green Tea, Peppermint Tea, Lemon Balm Tea as a hot, soothing relaxant. Give your loved one a large supply, or better yet, a tea club membership so they can sample and enjoy a variety of flavors!

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Pet Goodies
Dogs are loyal and proven to enrich our lives whether they’re the family’s fur baby or emotional support animal. That means keeping them happy is also essential to our own self-care. If there are pet lovers in your life (and we hope there are), then a special gift for their best friend is a great idea. Anything from doggy treats, clothes and toys are great options. The MONAT Happy Pawlidays set is another great idea for dog lovers on-the-go with its bonus Doggie Weekender Bag!

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Skincare Sets
Whether its wrinkles, fine lines or age spots, your face usually shows the first signs of stress. So, how about giving your friends and family the gift of youthful skin with premium skincare products? A complete skincare routine is a great self-care gift that will help your friends look great and feel good!
Do you think you’ll be adding a self-care element to your gift-giving this year? We’d love to hear how you’re spreading helping spread positivity and happiness with your gifts. Follow us on Instagram or like us on Facebook to share your pics and ideas with us!
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