For most of my life I have had the same look, long blonde usually curly hair. You can usually find me in a sweater and leggings with boots. You can also count of a smoky eye and nude lip for my on air look. But there comes a time I feel in everyone’s life that you just want to mix it up.
For me that was last year, I felt like I was in a rut and I needed to get out of it. All you may need to do to get to a better place is switch it up a bit. It can be tricky to know what to focus on or what will have the greatest impact. Continue reading to learn some ideas for changing up your look and style so you can feel great and look forward to showing off your new look to others.
Purge Your Closet
Start by purging your closet when you want to change and level up your look and style. I am a hoarder but I made a promise to myself last year that I would get rid of anything I hadn’t worn in a year. I was able to fin a great consignment store in town so I was able to actually make some money off my used clothes.
Make room for the staples and some new pieces that will help you become more fashionable and chic as well as comfortable and stylish. Get organized so that getting dressed each day is easy instead of a chore. Sometimes it can be hard to part ways with your items but remind yourself that it’s necessary if you want to change up your look and feel more confident.
Focus on Your Hair
Another idea for changing up your look and style is to focus on your hair. Remember how I said I have been blonde my whole life, while last year I decided it was time for a change up. I consulted with my hairdresser and we decided to go red! There are so many options when it comes to changing up your hairstyle. For instance, you can get a cut and colour, style and curl it more frequently, or make it appear longer and fuller with hair weaves. Experiment with different styles, colours, and lengths and see what suits you the best. Revitalizing your hair will help you revitalize your look and you’ll soon appear more stylish and feel like a whole new you.
Experiment with Makeup
You can change up your look and style using makeup as well. It’s an easy and cost-effective way to look different and doesn’t take a lot of time or effort. You can view videos online to get tips for applying makeup in the right way and gain some ideas of what looks you can achieve. For instance, if you don’t wear a lot of makeup then maybe you can switch it up when you go out with your friends in the evening by applying a smoky eye. Another idea is to invest in a tube of red lipstick and to put it on when you want to add a pop of colour to your appearance. There are also other small steps you can take that actually make a huge difference, for example the shape of your eyebrows. I never used to shape mine but I started recently and it has made a huge difference.
Brighten Your Smile
Consider brightening and improving your smile and teeth when you want to change up your look and style. Smiling more will not only boost your mood and mental health but it’ll help you come off as friendlier when meeting others. Every few months I turn to white strips to whiten my teeth (it really does help especially with all the coffee and wine I drink). I have also had friends who have decided to straighten their teeth. Be sure to also practice good oral hygiene by brushing and flossing twice per day.
Switch Out Your Accessories
A bold necklace can go a long way. I learned that early on in my T.V. career. Change up your look and style by switching out your accessories and not leaving home without them. There are many ways to embellish your look and outfits using accessories and pieces that will help you make a statement. For example, you can use a purse or handbag, oversized necklace, and high heels to add style and a pop of colour to your outfits and appearance. Earrings are another great way to elevate your look and appear more fashionable. Accessories and jewelry are a simple yet effective way to change up your overall appearance. You might also want to invest in some gold pieces and dainty jewelry for work or other occasions when you want to be more subtle.
These ideas for changing up your look and style are practical and will help you achieve your goal effectively. Concentrate on what’s in your control and what will help you feel your best so you’re excited to step out and into the world each day. You’ll soon be on your way to refreshing and transforming your appearance and feeling better about yourself overall. It’s all about being willing to change and then experimenting a bit with different ideas until you find the right combination of enhancements that work for you.