You are ready to become that unique girl who is the envy of everyone because of her impeccable style and stunning looks. To truly transform into a beauty queen, you’ll need to get the right clothes, the right hair, and the right makeup–to make you feel confident and comfortable.
Although it takes time, soon enough you’ll be feeling more confident in your skin. Here are some tips on how to get rid of what’s inside your wardrobe to make room for the new you:
Flip Through a Magazine
You need some inspiration–and this the perfect outlet. Look through the models and start to brainstorm about what look you want. If you can’t find a hard copy, browse Instagram and other platforms to find some cool looks you wants to try.
Go Through your Drawers and Closet
You need to clear out some of your clothes to make room for the new ones. Start by getting rid of anything that doesn’t fit right or is ripped or damaged in some way. After that, you can start tossing what you don’t like anymore. Go through your shoes and follow the same method.
Next, sort your accessories and get rid of anything that’s broken before moving onto throwing away any makeup that is messy, empty or doesn’t work for your natural features.
This doesn’t mean you have to throw away every single thing you own. Try hanging on to basic pieces that can be worn in different ways. Consider donating items that are still good to a charity or giving them away to a friend that might be able to use them.
Ask a Friend to go Shopping With you
This is exactly the type of situation for your friend that is not afraid to share honest opinions with you. You need someone to tell you the truth when you’re trying on something that doesn’t look good–but is also supporting you to step out of your comfort zone.
Make sure to choose someone who you can have fun with and likes to go shopping. You don’t want to go with someone who is bored and rushes you through stores. Revamping your personal style should be fun and it’s even more fun with a good friend.
New Makeup is Important
While you were cleaning out your makeup, you should have been able to see what you have and what you need. Before you go to the mall, take time to write down a checklist. Make sure to include foundation, concealer, and blush that blends well and matches your skin tone.
To bring out your eyes, you will need eyeliner, mascara, eyeshadow, and an eyebrow pencil. Keep the colors basic and natural unless you are going for a glamorous or bold look. You will also need lipliner, lipstick, lipgloss and anything that sparkles to bring out your lips as you see fit.
If you prefer to shop in a department store, definitely ask one of the workers for advice. They can help you find the best beauty products and pass along a share some tips with you. Now that you have all the right products, you might want to brush up on your makeup application techniques.
Cover the Essentials
Depending on your personal lifestyle, you might decide to have more or less of a particular item, but every girl needs the essentials. You’ll need several pairs of jeans and pants, a few dresses and skirts, several sweaters, and long and short sleeved shirts.
You might also want to invest in a decent winter jacket that will last you for a few seasons. If you live somewhere with particularly cold seasons–this could be a huge life saver. Try a brand like The North Face when it comes to your cold-weather jackets and accessories. It’s a reliable brand that will last you for more than one season.
Shop at Smaller Stores
If you want to stand out, you can’t have the same items as everyone else. Instead of going to the same-old retail chains, try shopping at smaller retail stores, especially for shoes. You’ll find more unique options that work for your new look and better prices.
Accessorize your Wardrobe
Accessorizing is essential in developing your personal style. You can change up any outfit, even if you wear it all the time, with statement jewelry, colorful belts, purses, and shoes that will match whatever you want to wear.
Take your Time
Transforming your entire style and sense of self takes more than one trip to the mall. As you go through this process, you’ll find that you will start to feel differently about yourself and maybe even affect the way people think about you.
The goal is to achieve a heightened level of confidence thanks to new clothes, makeup, and a hairstyle that suits you. It is up to you to put in the work and learn how to style your hair, apply your makeup correctly, and pick out the best outfits to make you feel like the best version of yourself.