Does Your Makeup Match Your Hairstyle?
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One of the biggest fashion mistakes women make today is going for a hairstyle that doesn’t quite complement their makeup and vice versa. It is far too common to see girls with simple natural hair styles and way too much make up or girls who just overdo everything. If you want to avoid making common hair style/ make up combination mistakes, then we suggest you read through our comprehensive guide and follow our advice. It might just turn you into a whole new woman.

First of all, you need to make sure that you’re working with the right color palette for your particular look. If you have darker hair and features, then you’ll look best in deeper colors for your lips and eyes. You’ll also want to avoid too much eyeliner or other dark eye make-up that can drag down the look and make you look sullen. For lighter haired and featured women, soft pink shades and bright hues are usually best. It’s all about working with your own coloring and picking the shades that match you and your look – not your outfit of the moment. If you’re not sure of what shades are right for you, try visiting a make-up artist or other professional who can provide you with coloring advice.

If you dye your hair, and especially if you dye it an unnatural shade like platinum or bright red, then you need to tone down the make-up. Any time that your hair isn’t your real color, brighter or garish make-up will make it look even more unnatural. In fact, we advise those with dyed shades to stick to light or clear lip glosses, a little blush, and just a dab of mascara. After all, your hair should be the highlight of your look, not your make-up.

We also advise against mixing looks. This happens when say, for instance, you’re going for an emo style with your haircut but end up putting on super classy or conservative make-up. This just looks like a big cluster of things that don’t go together and will leave people going, “What?” While there’s no rule that says you have to have the same style every day, it is a good idea to make sure that the look you’re going for at any given time is completely cohesive. Why would you want to do a look halfway anyway?

After reading through these tips, you might have noticed a few fashion blunders on your part. If that is the case, don’t worry! Fashion mistakes happen to everyone. What’s important is that you are now armed with the tools to correct your mistakes and to give yourself a whole new look that will have you feeling and looking better than ever before.

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