If you’re looking for ways to give your style bit of an overhaul this year then look no further. Below are 6 simple tips for bringing your style back into the 20st century.
Experiment with different makeup looks
Makeup and cosmetics can do wonders when you’re trying to update your signature style. For example, if you’re a young adult and want your style to seem more sophisticated then you could try out a classic red matte lipstick.
You’d be surprised at just how much a statement lip can transform how you look and feel. It’s important to remember that less is often more when it comes to using makeup to update your look. Small amounts of product on the skin, eyes or lips can be all it takes to totally change your look whilst still being suitable for day-to-day wear.
Professional Brow Shaping
Your eyebrows really do frame your face and simply changing your brows can drastically transform your whole look. Thicker brows can give you a more youthful look and tidy brows can also make the eye area appear lifted giving your face a fresher look. Enlisting the help of a professional is often a great idea as eyebrow specialists often know the best shape to suit the look you’re trying to achieve.
Switch up your hair color
The slightest change to your natural hair color can change your overall appearance and therefore switching up your hair color doesn’t have to be drastic. Go to your local salon and speak to a color specialist about which colors are going update your style. If you’re coloring your hair at home then it’s best to change the color of your hair slowly. Stick to colors that are only 1-2 shades lighter or darker than your natural hair color. Not only will this reduce the risk of uneven dying, it will also make maintenance easier to deal with.
Change your Hairstyle
The length and style of your hair can also help to update your style and bring it right back into the 20st century. If you have short hair you could use extensions to create longer styles or to add volume to your hair. If you have longer hair then perhaps it’s time for a cut. Shorter styles can give a really playful, youthful look and often be easier to style on a regular basis. Experiment with tying your hair up in various styles, or even using straighteners or curlers to transform your look.
Revamp your wardrobe
Your clothing, shoes and accessories are a great way of expressing your signature style and personality. Investing in new clothing is also one of the easiest ways to feel more current and ‘on trend’. Start with good foundations, buy good quality staple pieces that are easy to style and interchangeable. Then you can play around with adding statement pieces that are more trend-driven and show others your unique taste.
Take care of the finer details
Even the smallest changes to your appearance can give your overall look a fresher feel. That’s why it’s important to pay attention to the finer details when trying to update your look. Book yourself in for a manicure to get your nails in check. Visit the dentist to see if there are ways in which you can improve your smile. If it’s going to make you feel different the chances are others will notice the change too.
Hopefully, the above points have given you some inspiration on how to update your style. Although the above points focus on physical aspects it’s also extremely important to remember that you can also do so many things to make yourself feel renewed mentally. Learning new skills, travelling, giving yourself more challenges or even just taking more time out to relax can sometimes be all you need to feel so much better about yourself.