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8 Ways To Change Your Look This Upcoming School Year by Denelia Storm

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By: Denelia Storm

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Denelia Storm gives us a few tips on reinventing our style for the new school year.

1. Dye Your Hair

I think this is the most typical route people take when they want to change how they look. By dying your hair an entirely different color you’re sure to attract eyes everywhere you go.

Whether your a brunette going to blonde or someone with black hair going to silver, dying your hair is by far the most dramatic way to change your look.

2. Try A New Hairstyle

If you’re too scared to dye your hair or simply think a new color won’t suit you, try getting a new hairstyle.

The type of hairstyles that change your appearance the most are a big chop or making your hair longer with the use of extensions. All in all, your friends and classmates are bound to notice a new hairdo.

3. Do Your Eyebrows

I like to think of eyebrows as the most important part of the face. Every time I see someone on the streets or on Instagram, the first thing I look at is their brows.

Changing anything pertaining to your eyebrows will greatly impact your physical appearance. You can try filling them in with a pencil or brow gel if you don’t already. Another option is waxing or threading your natural brow to give them a more defined shape.

My favourite eyebrow pencil right now is the “NYX Professional Makeup Precision Brow Pencil.” This pencil makes it easy for me to achieve a natural-looking perfectly shaped brow. 

4. Get Into Makeup

One way to tremendously change your appearance this school year is by wearing makeup. It could be a full glam look every day or some casual mascara and lip gloss.

Whatever you choose, make sure it’s suited towards what you like and not what you see others doing. I suggest watching Youtube videos or reading articles to learn the various techniques and find out what’s right for you.

I do recognize that makeup isn’t for anyone, but if you’re interested, makeup is an easy way to shake up your look. 

5. Lash Extensions

While we’re on the topic on makeup, I wanted to suggest getting eyelash extensions. I know many people that have lash extensions and each of them looks different depending on if their lashes are done or not.

Sadly, I can’t recommend any tips as to how to choose a good lash technician, but I do urge you to do research before getting lash extensions.

Overall, I think lash extensions are a simple – somewhat pricey – way to change your look for the upcoming school year.

6. Piercing

I recently got another ear piercing and it was for the sole reason of changing up my look.

Depending on where you get your piecing it could really change how you look (ex. lip or nose piercing) or just becoming an addition to your usual self.

Make sure to do your research and ask your parents (if you’re underaged) before getting a piercing. 

7. Tattoo

This is another extreme and pricier option. Tattoos aren’t for everybody, but if that is something you’re into, getting a tattoo is a good way to change up your look.

This method is especially effective if the tattoo is somewhere people can see in passing. Nevertheless, be sure you research professional tattoo artists in your area and get permission from your parents (if you’re underaged) beforehand.

You could also use this new “BodyMark Tatto Maker Pen” by BIC to create your own temporary tattoos. I find this to be a good alternative for people that aren’t able to get a real tattoo. 

8. Try a New Style

Your clothes say a lot about who you are as a person. By shaking up your wardrobe, you give off different vibes to the world.

By adding a new color to your wardrobe or changing the fit of your jeans, you can change your style.

I use Pinterest as a search for outfit inspiration. If you go to my Pinterest account, @denenliastorm, you could find some of the school outfits I’ve pinned. 

My favorite clothing store right now is “Shein“. It’s super affordable for students and has a lot of trendy clothing items. Click here to check it out!

In Conclusion

There are many different ways to change your style – and these are only a few. Some are more extreme and costly while others are easier to take on.

I think the most suitable options when it comes to school would be adopting a new style. Shake up your wardrobe, go crazy! Visit a clothing store you haven’t gone to before and look for something you like. You could even try going thrifting with a friend.

Whatever you do, make sure you do it with the intentions to please yourself and no one else.

You don’t have to change for anyone but yourself. 

Denelia Storm

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