Some gals will have seasonal makeovers and transform for each new trend, while others may turn to a makeover for a life event such as returning to the work force.
This can be major, or as easy as cutting bangs into your style or even choosing a never tried before shade of lipstick.
Women are well aware that a new style or hair shade can lift your spirits or build up your confidence.
14 Makeover Inspirations
This particular cut adds much needed movement, volume, and shape. " I was never the girly girl type, But you know, feeling pretty is not that bad!"
Helen has always worn her fine hair short or mid length. This is actually a good choice but to look in top form it must be trimmed about every six weeks.
For a little glamour, Nicole has mastered the curling iron that sat for so many years. Did we say, A little glamour?
By choice, Nicole has always had and always will have long hair. All that was needed here were some long layers that Nicole can easily manage by leaving to dry naturally.
I suffered from salon phobia, I did not know how to communicate with a stylist or choose the right salon. "Knowledge is Power"
Camille had decided enough was enough. The last visit to a salon sent Camille home with the " over sixty poodle perm" Our first advice to Camille, find a new salon.
Second, we went for a hairstyle that was short but very much modern. Layers were the solution, giving volume where needed and Camille the added bonus of complete manageability.
"How did I feel before?
Help, I need a makeover, and now? Polished, and it feels good!"
Cherie was trying to "grow out" last years haircut. A battle seldom won. Here, a perfect cut, note how the wispy bangs do not add weight to the front of the style.
After swimming her morning laps, she can leave it to air dry and then just finish with a little wax.
A little mousse or gel yields a more defined look for dress up.
Everything about Jan is fast paced and high energy. Except her hair. Baby fine. Jan had kept in on the longer side thinking ponytails would save the day.
Practical, but not much fun. This short sassy look works for Jen in every way.
"I always thought it was a trade off, your hair could not look great and be easy to manage at the same time am delighted to find out how wrong I had that one"
As anyone with thick hair knows it can be as much of a curse as it is a blessing. Leah did not know how to manage the bulk and had very little time to spend on her hair.
As a buyer for a leading ladies wear chain, Leah traveled allot, a new look had to be easy to manage and look as fashionable as her job. Bulk and thickness were removed to leave a more modern and shaped style.
" Does anybody know were the paparazzi are?"
I was more than just camera shy, I hated the camera and avoided any and all that I possibly could. When their daughter announced wedding plans, Linda knew it was time for her makeover. A shorter, layered bob for the mother of the bride and the girl who now flashes a beautiful smile for any picture.
When I turned fifty, I gave myself a present, my fortieth birthday! Happy Birthday Marie You look marvelous.
Marie was feeling the years creep up on her. Her hairstyle was a long bob she had worn well for years was now leaving her looking hollow and drawn. This new layered look lifts the face and removes ten years. Good for both hair and spirit.
Rebecca's complaint was that she felt her hair always looked " lank and lifeless".
Maurice Meade agreed that her hairstyle needed some lift and volume added. The secret was using layers, two actually. A combination of short and long layers were blended in and Rebecca now has a look that is full of life and style.
Is long, long hair needed for a sexy look? Not by these pictures. Sometimes letting go of a grown out raggy style is the sexiest thing you can do!
Angela had but one request,"Make me look glamorous"
Working with Angela's oblong face shape, this feature was softened by adding width at the face and cutting in a fringe/bang. Warmer and richer was the direction for both make up and hair color.
We now see beautiful brown eyes with a million dollar smile "I thought this would be fun for a night out, I can't believe it when I can leave for work at 6:00 am and I look like this!"
" This makeover did me a world of good, I started walking in the evenings again and lost 10 lbs." "We were going out for dinner, did my favorite black dress fit? I don't know I went out and bought a new one!"
Chris had hoped the longer length of her hair would help make her look younger. The experts at Maurice Meade tell us this is a common mistake.
The length was actually working against her, dragging facial features down and adding years in the process. Christine also had to deal with naturally dry hair. The new trendy style will only ask for regular trims and the soft layers are more manageable for Christine.
Author: Tanna Mayer