The LOOK: Battle the Winter Blues with a Bold New Haircut

Saturday, February 01, 2014
Frank Barbosa, GoLocalWorcester Style Expert

Are you feeling the winter blues? You’re in luck, because February is the perfect time to reinvent yourself with a new look. Celebrities in fashion magazines and on the red carpet are doing it, so why not you? Step out of the ordinary this winter with a bold new haircut that will have everyone talking. Don’t let this opportunity pass you by. And remember, it will always grow back.

Must-have tips

1.) Bangs are a great way to embrace a whole new look without sacrificing your length. It allows you to maintain a long flowing look, while still rocking a new style.

2.) Why not compliment your new body with a new haircut? If you’re working hard during these winter months to shed excess weight and create a toned physique, choose a hairstyle to compliment it. Perhaps you’ve been working hard to sculpt your shoulders – why not show them off with a daring new do.

3.) There are so many great looks hitting the runways this spring and summer, which you can get by cutting that extra layer hanging over your shoulders. If length is what you desire, opt for a length that just touches the shoulders and cut interior shapes within the cut itself. It’s a great way to lose years and look refreshed. While you’re at it, change up your makeup to drive home your younger and refreshed look.

Happy styling!

From Sex and the City 2 to Rachel Getting Married, from The Sorcerer's Apprentice to Bride Wars, Frank Barbosa has styled some of the biggest celebrities in film, TV, and theater. He's just finished styling on location alongside film stylist Alan D'Angerio on the film, The Odd Life of Timothy Green, starring Jennifer Garner. He's been in the industry for 17 years, moving from hip neighborhoods in Chicago, to Boston's Newbury St, to Bellevue Avenue in Newport. He maintains that his real passion, though, is being behind a salon chair at Frank Antonio Hair and Makeup in Newport.

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