Get Fit And Healthy
First of all, it’s time to revamp your fitness – after all, what’s the point in buying a whole slew of new clothes if you’re planning to lose weight? We all lead busy lives and it’s hard to prioritise our health and fitness, but the truth is that it isn’t just our style that will be improved by getting our bodies healthy – it’s our entire lives. First of all, cut down on snacking – eat a good breakfast so you aren’t tempted to eat before lunch. Remember that you can eat everything but in moderation – cut down your portion size. Finally, start walking more – this is the best and easiest way to lose a few pounds and get active.
Get Your Hair Styled
We all end up with lank hair over the winter – a bit of sunlight does everything good, and spending months crammed under a hood or hat doesn’t do any favours for anyone’s mane. Winter cold can make your hair get dry and frizzy, and if you’re in the habit of going out with wet hair in freezing temperatures then it can also dry and snap. Get a new cut or colour at your hair stylist – and once you’re home, make sure you take care of it by using colour preserving shampoo and making sure that you deep condition your hair at least once a week. You’ll be sleek and shiny again in no time.
Get A Makeover
If you’re uninspired by your usual beauty looks then it’s time to get to your nearest beauty counter and ask for some tips. There’s nothing that’s as depressing as wearing the same makeup year in, year out – get some new colours that will add more vibrancy and verve to your face. Remember that there are always different makeup looks and technologies that are being developed all the time. Although things like baking and strobing might not be for you, it’s definitely worth getting experimental and trying them out – after all, you don’t know what you might end up loving.
Pick Out New Investment Pieces
If you have a habit of frittering away your hard earned cash on disposable fashion, then stop right there: now is the time to move on to purchasing investment pieces instead. It’s most important to focus on pieces that will last for a long time, like shoes, dresses, bags, coats and jeans – and you’ll find that if you pay a little more, your clothes will wash better so they’ll stay in good condition for a long time. Investing in fashion that you’ll keep and enjoy for a long time is a much better idea than going for pieces that you don’t love from stores that aren’t particularly good quality.
Donate Your Old Clothes
In order to get a whole new wardrobe, you need to go through your closet with a fine tooth comb to get rid of some of your old clothes first. The best way to do that is to spend an afternoon going through all of the items one by one – go with Marie Kondo’s philosophy and decide that if they don’t spark any joy in your heart, it’s time to thank them for the services they’ve done for you before getting them out of your home. If you still have too many things in your wardrobe, try turning each item’s hanger the opposite way once you’ve worn it. The items that you haven’t worn after a year can go.
Go For Accessories
If you don’t want to blow too much money on a new wardrobe then why not start accessorizing? Not only will this revamp all your old looks but it’ll also inspire you to get searching for some new fashionable pieces. If you’re working to lose weight or you want to have a baby, then it isn’t a great idea to spend too much money on clothes anyway as your figure might just be changing. Focus on statement jewellery, handbags and shoes to add touches to outfits to make them look incredible.
Finally, remember that your style is a way to show off your personality so you shouldn’t be afraid to go for bright colours and experimental styles. If you’re not sure whether you’re brave enough to wear something, take a deep breath and go for it. The most beautiful and flattering accessory of all is confidence – and, of course, a smile. It’s important to love what you wear. Getting dressed in the morning is sometimes draining and boring, so why not go for pieces that you love?
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