Like 17th-century art and architecture, this season’s beauty looks tend toward the flamboyant: Think hair, nails and makeup fit for a drama queen

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The 17th century saw a departure from the hairstyles made popular by Queen Elizabeth I, and a move towards the latest French trends. Inspired by Charles I’s wife, Henrietta Maria, the height of fashion for women was to part the hair in the middle, flatten the top, then frizz and curl each side of the head.

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