this is something that Iím sure every teenage girl witnesses, at least
once, through out high school. Now youíre sitting in class and one of
the coolest girls walks in with one of the most original hair styles
that you had ever seen. Although you might agree that it does look good
on her, it still isnít something that youíd imagine on your head.
But in the next couple of weeks or so, you start to
notice that about 3 girls are sporting that hair style. Then about a
couple of months or so later, after she had already moved on to a new
look, you realize that half the girls in your class is rocking that
look! You even catch yourself thinking that this hair style is actually
Next thing you know it, you start to think that what if,
this hair style can work out for you. Finally, you decide to take that
leap of faith and you start saving up and/or maybe even bugging your
parents for a couple of bucks. Rush to the closest, hot salon and ask
for that hair style.
$75.00 and 45 minutes later, the hair stylist hands you
the mirror. Finally the moment of truth is here. You almost faint when
you look in the mirror and see this stranger with the Medusa hairdo and
features similar to yours. Then having to realize that the stranger you
see in the mirror is really you! But totally not you at the same time!
now, donít freak out. A bad haircut can always grow back out. Thank
goodness for hats, scarves, and beanies, itís not the end of the world.
Looking good consistently has everything to do with discovering your own
personal style. How do you find your style? Start by taking inventory of
what looks great on you, what feels good to you and what you really
You'll also need to know your face shape. Is your face long and narrow,
a rectangle? Or is your face square, round or heart shaped. The shape of
your face will assist you in finding a hairstyle that will show off your
When her style is all the rage, you'll know in an instant
if it's right for you and what adjustments have to be made to turn her
style into YOUR style.
You can also try on hairstyles. Stop in a wig shop. Take
Polaroid's. It's really a blast. Compare your face shape with those of
the models in hair magazines to get the best idea of what will work.
Your personal style is another way to celebrate who you are, being a
girl who is both seen and heard. Have fun discovering more unique
qualities about yourself. Never again do you have to wear her look. Just
think, you might find her wearing yours!
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