Change Your Look This Spring and Upstage the Flowers

in SHORTCUTS

By Kylie Ora Lobell

Spring is a time for renewal and starting over again. One of the ways that you can accomplish that this season is to change your look and give yourself a makeover. If you are looking to switch it up this spring, here are some ideas that’ll help you accomplish that goal.

Refresh Your Look

Don’t you just love getting carded, or when someone asks if you just got back from vacation when you didn’t even leave your apartment all weekend? LivingSocial has great deals on facials and other beauty services in your area.

Another fun way to change your look is to adjust how your face is framed. If you’re going for a haircut, be bold and ask your stylist to give you bangs or change your part. If you like keeping your hair long, maybe try braiding your locks in a new style—there are so many options beside the ponytail and messy bun!

Color Outside the Lines

At this point in your life, you probably know whether or not something is “your color.” It’s one thing to celebrate what looks good on you, but you probably haven’t tried every shade under the sun.

Vivid Pink Furstenburg DressThis Vivid Pink Serafina Crepe Sheath Dress by Diane von Furstenberg is high fashion and makes a statement. If you’re going out for the night, all you have to do is add some flashy earrings and pumps, and you’ll be ready to hit the town. But why stop there?

Gucci Bitter Grape LipstickThis season is all about breaking the rules, and it’s a great time to try lipstick in an unconventional shade. The Gucci Audacious Color-Intense Lipstick line features vibrant colors like Bitter Grape, which looks like something you would have loved to have freaked out your mother with in high school, but is actually quite chic.

Try it as the focal point of an otherwise clean look, with neutral eye and face makeup. You will turn heads.

Take It to the Gym

There’s no question that a good exercise regimen is the best way to get to your dream beach bod, but there are plenty of cosmetic benefits along the way—think about all that extra blood and oxygen flowing through you, and how all those happy little endorphins can cancel out stress. Still unsure of how to get started? Take a look at the exercise options on offer at Gilt City and see what deals in your area look good.

When you complete your makeover and change your look this spring, you’ll be feeling excited and refreshed. All it takes is a few wardrobe tweaks and some beauty tricks, and you’re ready to go.

Let your lips do the talking with vibrant shades of Gucci Audacious Color-Intense Lipstick, available through Neiman Marcus.

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