Welcome to Perfect Locks!

1.888.290.4771
Free Shipping on $350+For a limited time! Free Fedex Ground shipping within the domestic U.S. on your order of $350 or more. Select the "Free Shipping" option at checkout. For a limited time.
Save 20% on New Wigs4 new styles & colors! We've added 4 steam permed textures to our Wig collection! Plus, 5 new colors options have been added for our Straight, Wavy, and Curly wigs.
New! Perfect Lashes $10 Off100% Siberian Mink, 7 styles! Introducing our new collection of amazing Mink Eyelashes, reusable up to 25 times with proper care. You've gotta check these beautiful lashes out!

Register

Profile Information


Login Information

  • Reload captcha

  • * Required Fields


    Back to Login
    This is not an email address!
    Email address is required!
    This email is already registered!
    "Email" is not a valid hostname!
    Password is required!
    Enter a valid password!
    Please enter 6 or more characters!
    Please enter 16 or less characters!
    Captcha is wrong!
    Email or Password is wrong!
    Please make sure your passwords match!
    The minimum password length is 6!

    Give Yourself a Makeover on a Budget

    Looking your best is a great way to  boost your self esteem, raise your self confidence and perform at your best. You don't have to be a celebrity to enjoy a great makeover. Here are a few ways that you can give yourself a total makeover without a Hollywood starlet's budget.

    Start Inside

    The first step in making yourself over is to visualize the change you want to see. Tell yourself that you are confident, self assured and beautiful. Your positive attitude will radiate all over, completing the first step in your total makeover.

    Add

    Hair

    Most women wear the same hairstyle year after year with very few variations. Changing your hairstyle can make a tremendous impact on how you look or feel about yourself.  Are you moving into a higher position in your career? Consider a conservative, Michelle Obama-type layered cut. Want to look more youthful? Try adding human hair extensions that extend past your shoulders for a fun and flirty look. A clip on ponytailis versatile and can be pulled back into a bun or into a formal updo.

    Adding color can have the same dramatic effect. Go from mousy brown to strawberry red, or from golden blonde to jet black. If you're not sure how these new changes will work for you, try temporary clip in extensions to test your new look.

    Skin

    Give yourself a home facial. A facial will open your pores, cleanse your skin and give you a fresh look. Start by thoroughly cleaning the skin with a cleanser (not harsh soaps). Try a cleanser with a soy base that won't irritate your skin.

    Next, create a steam treatment for your face. Simply heat water on the stove or in the microwave until steaming. Drape a towel over your head and absorb the steam for 5 minutes. Add mint or green tea to the water for a soothing and cooling effect. The steamer will release dirt and oils and hydrate your skin.

    Teeth

    Nothing says confidence like a bright white smile. Having white teeth will encourage to smile more, and add pizazz to your makeover. You don't have to go to a cosmetic dentist for expensive treatments. There are many over the counter treatments that will whiten your teeth for a fraction of  a professional whitening. The key is to find a treatment whose first ingredient is peroxide. These products will whiten your teeth up to three shades within only a few weeks. The GoSmile Advanced formula B1 from Sephora ($89) is a favorite amongst do it yourself divas.

    Makeup

    For a quick makeover, head over to your local cosmetics counter for a color consultation. Most makeup counters will do this for free (although they do expect you to buy something in return). Skip the sales pitch and select your makeup from your local pharmacy or discount store.

    If you're not completely confident in selecting your own makeup, purchase the foundation, concealer and lip colors from the makeup counter. Then purchase staples like gloss, eyeliner, mascara and brushes from the pharmacy. Brushes, sponges and other tools are often more expensive if you purchase them from the makeup counter. The ones that you find at the discount stores do the exact same job for half the price.

    Clothing

    You don't have to  purchase an entirely  new wardrobe to complement your new makeover. Simply replace a few essentials and add new accessories. Take a detour from your usual style and go for a bold new look. Are you a sweater and slacks gal? Try a shimmery blouse with super shiny bangles. Is your closet filled with nightclub wear? Tone it down with a cardigan and button down shirt. The key is not to look like a different person, just a newer, more updated version of yourself.

    A mini-makeover might be just what the doctor ordered to boost your self esteem, uplift your spirits and send your confidence soaring. Your do-it-yourself makeover is proof positive that you don't need a million bucks to look your best.

    One thought on “Give Yourself a Makeover on a Budget”

    Leave a Reply