Makeover: A new look to go with a healthy lifestyle boost

Nadia Albano gives 69-year-old retiree Dorothy Sollosy a makeover as she enters her next phase in life at age 69.

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Dorothy Sollosy is retired and ready for a healthy lifestyle boost as she enters her next phase in life at age 69. She started working with a personal trainer and is now feeling excited about getting a style update.

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Dorothy has very fine hair which was previously coloured and became very dull and faded. I wanted to refresher colour by adding depth and restructuring her haircut. I started by applying highlight foils throughout her hair to create dimension, then applied a rich warm-brown permanent colour to her background foundation for contrast and to define her eyes.

We cleansed her hair with Oribe — Beautiful Color Shampoo and Conditioner, then KMS — Moist Repair Leave-In Conditioning Spray for added hydration. I sectioned her hair and created a shorter asymmetrical shape, while creating a more defined fringe to better frame her face.

Before styling, I sprayed Oribe — Volumista Mist for Volume to her crown, then blow dried her air using a small round brush to create lift and height. I finished the look with Oribe — Dry Texturizing Spray to build invisible volume followed by Airstyle Flexible Finish Cream to define and piece-out the hair.

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Dorothy had a makeup lesson to learn how to wear her makeup in a more modern and relevant way. We showed her what products to use to even out her complexion and to best define her eyes. We kept her colour palette neutral and helped her create an easy, timeless and effortless makeup.

Makeup Used:

Primer: MAC Fix Plus Spray

Even out complexion: Bourjois Healthy Mix BB Cream in 02

Concealer: Maybelline Age Rewind Concealer in Light 120

Eye: MAC Paint Pot in Groundwork and Bare Study

Eyeliner: Smashbox Always On Gel Pencil in Brewed

Brows: Benefit Precisely My Brow #3.5

Bronzer and Blush: Benefit Fouroscope Palette Hoola Bronzer with Honeymoon Blush

Lip: MAC Boldly Bare Lip Pencil and lip conditioner

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