Edited by mybabysmumma, 31 December 2012 - 09:03 AM.
Jump to content
New year, new style
7 replies to this topic
Posted 27 December 2012 - 05:20 PM
Hi all, I am looking for suggestions for a new look. I currently have long, thick black hair, and I am looking for a short funky new hairstyle. I am also looking for new stores which I can purchase new funky style clothes, my style at the moment is more frumpy All ideas and suggestions welcome
Edited by mybabysmumma, 31 December 2012 - 09:03 AM.
Posted 28 December 2012 - 04:51 PM
Re the clothes: What size are you? What styles do you like? What access to shops do you have? How old are you? What's your budget?
Re the hair: What's your face shape? What styles do you like? Do you want low/high maintenance? Colour?
Posted 28 December 2012 - 05:03 PM
maybe it would help to post a pic of yourself? i struggle to suggest things unless i have a visual
Posted 29 December 2012 - 12:49 AM
I am 30years old, size 14, not sure what shape but bigger in the mid section, it's hard to say what style I like, I am a bit lost there but I would like to dress in a more trendy style and look more put together. I like to shop online. I don't like to spend too much on clothes unless it's something that can be worn a lot. I have a round face, I like the really short styles between a bob and a pixie cut with minimal maintenance and probably just stay my natural hair colour. Sorry MDS I don't know how to add photos from my phone.
Posted 29 December 2012 - 06:23 AM
Go to a Jacqui E store and have a look at the dresses and shorts.
I have gone from a size 18 to a size 12 in the past year and had absolutely no clue about what to wear or what suited me. My local Jacqui E ladies suggested clothes and helped me find a style. I ended up with quite a few dresses (only $69) and I'm working on the budget for some shorts, crop pants and tops.
As for hair, I would suggest all one length blunt cut to the shoulder. No fringe unless you want to be at the hairdressers every 4-6 weeks for trims. This is a great length, easy to maintain as it is all one length so no layers to worry about and if you don't want to straighten it daily you can pull it back into a pony tail and you're ready to go. Pixie cuts are great and on a daily basis low maintenance but you need very regular hair cuts to keep them looking sharp and styled.
Good luck with your shopping and new hairdo. If you do get it chopped can you post a pic of your new style.
Edited by Shanski, 01 January 2013 - 03:37 AM.
Posted 31 December 2012 - 09:55 PM
Thanks for the replies Shanski - Jacqui-e looks great. I have always had longish hair so was after a really big change. Rs - my hair has a slight wave to it, I am actually after a hairstyle which is a combination of the first two hairstyles at the bottom page 1 of the link
1 user(s) are reading this topic
0 members, 1 guests, 0 anonymous users
The Essential Baby & Toddler Show is back this April! Save $8 off the door price for a limited time only!
Sometimes the greatest baby name ideas come from the most unexpected places, as these EB members show.
While we often think of pregnancy as a 40 week affair, experts agree that 37 weeks is actually “full term". So is there an argument for inducing all births at 37 weeks?
Controlled-crying techniques may help some babies sleep through the night, but for many exhausted new parents, it's just a recipe for more tears all round.
As people become more aware of these benefits, I hope more parents will practice this method, so we can cut down on nappies and improve baby bonding.
Aussie actress Emily Symons has announced she is pregnant with her first baby.
A little girl will grow up without her father after the fit and healthy 34-year-old passed away while doing something he had practised his whole life.
You could be doing yourself a disservice by encouraging your toddler to have an afternoon nap, according to new research.
We've compiled a guide to some of the most popular presents for newborns and new mums, and for christenings and naming days.
Actress Jaime King is pregnant with her second child, giving 16-month-old James a sibling.
The Abbott government should extend funding to nannies, and direct childcare payments to low and middle income families, a landmark study on childcare has found.
As many as one in two newborn babies suffer from skin irritations in their first few weeks. So what are the most common rashes and irritations to look out for?
Wall decals are the answer to creating a beautiful nursery or children's space without lifting a paint brush, a spirit level or even a hammer.
Three-year-old Cain Trainor headed off home after his first day at a new preschool without telling anyone.
In spite of being in an almost constant state of motion while looking after the kids and trying to keep things together at home, it can seem as though parents have managed to get nothing on the to-do list done by the end of the day.
The middle name is no longer an afterthought, and parents' inspiration comes from many places.
A new IVF scheme offers couples the chance to fall pregnant and give birth - or get their money back. But there's more to it than you might think.
A baby born still inside the amniotic sac gave US doctors a rare glimpse at life inside the womb.
Three years ago Jason Hughes viciously attacked his ex-partner. Now she has to write to him three times a year.
A West Australian woman will fight allegations that she scammed expectant mums by selling them fake ultrasound pictures of babies.
Got bored kids? Quickly find the best activities for kids wherever you are in Australia with the Essential Kids app.
Top 5 Articles
A Sydney mother who suffered brain damage when she was hit by a car while pushing her newborn baby in a pram has reached a confidential out-of-court settlement with the driver's insurance company.
A culturally sensitive midwifery service has gained the trust and respect of Aboriginal women.
Most mums-to-be plan to take things easy and perhaps have a little break from work as the birth of their baby draws near. Not Kate McCartney.
Announcing that you're expecting can be a time to express your creativity, sense of humour and imagination. Check out how other parents and parents-to-be have broken the news to friends and family.
Last week an un-retouched photo of model Cindy Crawford surfaced, showing the 48-year-old mother-of -two posing in underwear.
Thought your toddler could not love pancakes any more than they already do? How about if the breakfast treat came in the shape of every two-year-old's favourite cartoon character?
I thought I was never going to be able to have a successful pregnancy. I decided that I wasn't going to form an emotional attachment with this baby.
February 18 marks the start of one of the most prolific annual baby competitions in Australia: the Bonds Baby Search. And this year is going to be more special than ever.
This is not something that people like to talk about, but Facebook has announced that it will grant users more control over what happens to their pages after they die.
Mother of four Marie Holmes was financially struggling after quitting her jobs at Walmart and McDonald's in order to care for her children.
A first-time mother whose daughter died hours after her frightening birth insists she was never told of the risks of being obese and pregnant.
She has labelled parents who do not vaccinate their children "misinformed imbeciles" - and for that, she makes no apologies.
Are you one of those that know the whole IKEA catalogue by heart? Love their stuff but want to personalise it? Here's some inspiration to help you realise the potential of IKEA furniture and fittings.
I never thought I’d say this, but for a brief moment last week, Kim Kardashian and I had something in common: both our kids had public tantrums.
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common female hormonal condition, affecting roughly one in 12 Australian women.
If doing it on your back is out, what's the best position for labour and birth?
With Valentine's Day coming up, Nat Gilbert could be forgiven for thinking her husband might be planning a surprise for her.
We usually only hear the success stories: tales of the two-year-old who’s talking, running and completely toilet trained. But other stories need to be told too.
Sarah Kiss has a word of advice for proud mums and dads who are keen to enter their babies in this year's Bonds Baby Search Competition - just have fun.
If your family needs to go to sleep school, go with them. You are part of that family and you are part of the solution.
A French court may have ruled out Nutella as a baby name, but that doesn't have to stop you from taking inspiration from the supermarket (or bottle shop). See what parents in the US have chosen for their delicious little ones.
Check out this range of products designed to help make your breastfeeding journey more enjoyable, manageable and convenient.
Win a KitchenAid Mixer
To celebrate, and to thank our amazing fans, we?re giving away a KitchenAid Artisan Tilt-Head Stand Mixer.