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28-year-old gets a hot "I'm single!" makeover

This newly single woman longed for a big change.

By Glamour Magazine Feb 5, 2013 10:25PM
Beauty makeover \\ Photos: Tom Schirmacher
Glamour gives 28-Year-Old Christina Gibson a hot new makeover.

Finally over a breakup, Cristina Gibson needed a new look she loved. Celeb stylist Mark Townsend took her shorter, blonder, better.
















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Like so many women before her, Cristina Gibson, 28, longed for a big change after her relationship ended. “I wanted something more sophisticated,” she says. Dove stylist Mark Townsend felt all that length elongated her face, so he cut eight inches and gave her sideswept bangs (styled with just a scrunch of Dove Style+Care Nourishing Amplifier mousse, $4, drugstore.com).

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In the meantime, Nikki Ferrara of Sally Hershberger Downtown in New York City brightened her color with highlights. Makeup pro Susan Giordano played up Gibson’s hazel eyes with mauve and deep-plum shadows.

Photos: Tom SchirmacherAfter

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The result? When Gibson Facebooked a photo of her makeover, even her ex “liked” it. “I was like, Ha! See? It does look good!”

What do you think of Christina's new single-girl 'do? We have a feeling Christina won't be single for long!

Photos: Tom Schirmacher

Bing: Beauty makeovers before and after

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62Comments
Jun 4, 2013 8:40PM
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someone has used the pic of the girl above on Christina Gibson on fb to make a fake fb account under the name of Cali Havers, have reported but fb still have not removed!
Feb 13, 2013 4:55PM
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I received a reply to my coment. And the answer is no, I am not into any hair fetish, I just think she would have looked better keeping her longer hair, but styled a different way.  I don't like women in short hair.  I don't think it is sexy or would attract me.  I think Anne Hathaway should grow her hair long again. She was much more attractive that way, and by the way, put on some underwear if you have a problem with the press taking pictures of you. 
Feb 13, 2013 5:11AM
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Honestly...
She looks better in the "before" photo.
Obviously, she is attractive either way, but the makeover just makes her look like a generic lady with no personality

Feb 13, 2013 5:02AM
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I do think she does look abulous with the new hairdo and makeup, but, like Scrooge, it sort of makes me hesitant to ask her out figuring she is now out of my league
Feb 13, 2013 4:29AM
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Anyone else having trouble posting to msn?  I think they do it on purpose in response to posts they don't like. Edit:  I'm amazed this posted.  I've been trying to post comments for days.  I haven't had trouble with any other sites.

Feb 13, 2013 4:05AM
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IF THIS LOOK MAKE YOU FEEL GOOD  THEN YOU SHOULD DO IT .do what best for you and dam what other people think.its  your money do what you want to do. you go girl.and good luck with  the new look.ancilbubba77
Feb 13, 2013 4:01AM
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She's just going to leave the next guy when a richer guy comes along!
Feb 13, 2013 3:56AM
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Cant believe some of the jerks on here.  She looks smoking hot and good for her wanting to fill good about herself.  Not to say she wasnt hot before but its got to feel good to mix it up.
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