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Creating a New Look for Yourself in the New Year

The new year is fast approaching and many of us are looking to turn a new leaf and create a new image for ourselves. Of course, resolutions can change our behaviour and habits, but why not use this year’s resolutions to create a new look for yourself? This could boost your confidence significantly! Here are just a few areas that you might like to focus on to get the ball rolling the right direction!


Your hairstyle can dramatically impact your overall appearance - it can speak volumes about your personality, influences, and interests if you want it to. Now, many of us stick to very safe styles that blend into the crowd. This is why you see so many people with their natural hair shades, long locks and blunt cuts with centre partings. But why not switch things up a bit. You don’t necessarily have to shave the sides and dye your hair a wild colour. A few subtle changes can make all the difference! Consider a fringe, switching to a natural colour that doesn’t happen to be your natural colour, or maybe even just opt for a few layers or a side parting. Whatever you’re considering, book in for a consultation with a hairdresser who will be able to let you know whether your best laid plans are likely to suit you or not. You can then have colour tests for colours you are considering and book in for your full appointment with cut and blow dry!


Clothes, of course, also impact your aesthetic. Now, many of us get drawn into purchasing clothes from the same shops and same brands that we always have. We are familiar with their sizing and if something isn’t broken - don’t fix it. However, it’s always fun to check out new little stores to add to your current wardrobe. Consider boutiques like, vintage stores, thrift stores, and other alternative sources of clothing. You never know what gems you might find in the process!


Don’t neglect accessories. These can really spruce up an otherwise plain ensemble. Whether you start wearing more jewellery, matching your handbag to your shoes, or try out a few different hair accessories. Remember that accessories can also be functional. You could incorporate hats, scarves, and gloves into your outfit, which will also keep you warm through the winter months. You really can alter the way that you come across with the tiniest of additions or alterations to the way that accessorise.

These are just a few areas that you might want to consider working on in the new year. Each could boost your confidence tremendously! So, why not give them a try?

This is a contributed post.

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