If you are stuck in a beauty or style rut, than you might find it very complicated to switch it up. You might enlist in the aid of someone you trust like your favorite beauty advisor at your local upscale makeup counter, or a trusted hair stylist that you’ve been going to for years, to help guide you in a different direction. Change isn’t easy. If it were then we would be constantly experimenting with our daily style, and some people do, but across the board most people stick to the same routine day after day, because it’s easy. It’s not necessarily a bad thing to have consistent style, but there are some easy ways to tweak your look that won’t be so drastic while still offering some needed change. Vine Vera presents a few easy style switch ups you might want to consider.
Your Look: Same Old Hair – So you have been rocking the same hairstyle for a while now, and it just lays there lifeless.
Style Switch Up: Bangs!–Try some longish side-swept bangs cut on an angle away from your face, by your stylist to make the switch in no time flat. A longer side-swept style will be easy to style and if you end up not liking it, easy to hide.
Your Look: Black Eyeliner–You been wearing the same black eyeliner every day since you were 15-years-old.
Style Switch: Go for Bright –They make other eyeliner colors, we especially love plum, soft bronze, and even a forest green can be lovely on many different eye colors. Experiment with which colors look best for you, we recommend choosing a liner color opposite to your eye color on the color wheel to make your eye color pop.
Your Look: Same Old Neutral Lipcolor–You jumped on the pearly pink bandwagon, and never looked back.
Style Switch: Classic Red–Try a red that is flattering on your skin tone. A cool red is nice on fair skinned people, and a warm red is best on medium to deep skin tones. Our recommendations: Nars Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Dragon Girl for pale, pink-toned ladies, Dolce & Gabbana The Lipstick Classic Cream Lipstick in Devil for warm-toned women, Tom Ford Beauty Lip Color in Cherry Lush for olive skinned beauties, and MAC Lipstick in Ruby Woo for anyone, it’s a universal shade.
Your Look: High Maintenance Hair– It takes you an hour and a half to do your hair every morning; you wash it, blow it out, and then attack it with the flat iron or curling rod. Too much stress on your hair.
Style Switch: Natural Texture– Air drying hair is in style, take the opportunity to simplify your beauty routine! Try to wash it, scrunch some leave in conditioner into it damp, and then a styling product to combat frizz and boost your natural texture. You’ll be amazed at the compliments you’ll get.
Your Look: Tanorexia–If you are a tanning bed junkie, stop now, cold turkey. Tanning beds cause significant premature aging to your skin, and the absolute worst part is you could get skin cancer in the future. Scary stuff, not pretty or fun.
Style Switch: Give Your Skin a Break– Your natural skin tone cannot be that bad, try a good self-tanner or a little powdered bronzer if you must have that tan looking glow.
Your Look: Heavy Foundation– You pile on the foundation every day. Is your skin really that bad?
Style Switch: BB Cream– The new wave of BB creams not only even out the skin tone but also provide skin care benefits and a decent amount of coverage. Add a little loose powder to set your BB cream, and you’re ready to face the day without all that heavy mask like foundation. Enhance your beauty, don’t hide it!