Is there a way to revamp your style and stay as low-maintenance as possible? Thats what Gabrielle, a freelance prep and party chef specializing in natural foods, wanted to know. After turning 35 and noticing her first fine lines and gray hairs, she wanted just a little something to make her look and feel younger. My biggest problem area is my hair, she said. Its very, very fine and has been getting thinnerId love to find the right cut for my face and texture. These simple 7YY Mini-Makeovers gave her the change she craved:
- A Bob with Swing: A mid-neck cut thats longer in the front and shorter in the back helps limp hair look thicker from all angles, says Taylor Fennema, a hairstylist at Oscar Blondi Salon. Tip: Ask for long layers, which make the hair move and give it life.
- A Warmer Color: Gabrielle said her go-to beauty product was bronzer, but White saw a better way to brighten her complexion and soften her skin: Giving her hair a lighter, medium brown base with caramel highlights. Because of the two tones, her hair looks fuller too, he added.
Gabrielles Reaction: She wanted fuller hair, and she got it! I feel fabulousthe blunt cut, in combination with the color, makes it look thick and bouncy.
The Tip Shell Take With Her: She still plans to stay as low-maintenance as possible, but shell take the time to blow-dry her hair twice a weekusing the proper products and techniqueto give it body and bounce.