You as an individual define what is pretty and what is ugly. Sometimes we have a slip in confidence and are not pleased with our appearance. Beauty always has a way of boosting confidence and self-esteem. It is important to note that confidence is not necessarily about looking a certain way; a person can have a terrible hair day and still feel confident. However, taking a minute to put a little bit of work into your appearance can go a long way to boost your confidence. Do you find yourself feeling down or insecure about yourself or appearance? Are you looking for quick, easy, cost-effective ways to look great? Then this is for you. I personally used to wear my favorite outfit that I knew looked good whenever I had a bad day a head of me. Let’s look at some other little actions that can lift your spirits and your confidence.
Try a new hair cut
If you are dissatisfied with your look, go to a good hairdresser for a new cut. How do you find someone who gives a great cut? Several times in my life, I have asked a co-worker who had hair similar to mine but with a fabulous cut for information on the person who gave them that haircut. I then changed hairdressers and got a fabulous cut. It really makes you feel great.
Put on some subtle makeup
Putting on too much makeup would not necessarily make you feel beautiful or confident. Sometimes, you need to go a little bit subtle for the best effect, even if you are used to wearing a lot of makeup. Some people have low self-confidence because of their complexions. Why not go the make-up counter at a local department store and ask for suggestions.? A little make-over can give you confidence. For the perfect finishing touch, be sure to add a touch of liquid lipstick found here. Pick out the colors that you enjoy wearing and that make you feel good; you cannot feel confident in something you do not enjoy wearing.
Refresh Your Wardrobe
Check that your clothes fit correctly. If a pair of pants are too tight or your favorite shirt shrank, you’re not going to be comfortable in your clothes. If your current choice of wardrobe is not putting a smile on your face, then perhaps it is time to try wearing something different. You do not need to spend a lot of money on buying trendy clothes or shoes. Sometimes, all you need is an additional piece of clothing – no matter how simple. The most important thing is that you pick the right clothes that you feel more comfortable wearing. No need for a complete wardrobe overhaul; just one or two additions of different clothes can make a difference. You can also consider wearing a pair of jeans if you usually wear a skirt, and experiment with different combinations.
Treat yourself to new jewellery
Believe it or not, wearing the right jewellery can make you feel pretty good about yourself and even improve your life. However, the type you wear depends on where you are going. For example, if you intend to spend the night out in the town, perhaps some flashy jewellery will do. On the other hand, wearing that for work would be distracting and inappropriate. Instead, you can wear simplistic jewellery that could still give you a confidence boost.
Take time to relax and give yourself a treat like a pedicure. Massage your feet with cream and add some color to your toes. Give your skin extra care with a special treatment that is chosen just for your specific skin type whether it’s dry or oily. You’ll relax and feel happy and confident.
Crack a smile
Finally, you can never underestimate the power of a smile. If you can afford it, make sure any dental problems are handled. Think about what makes you feel insecure about your smile and find out how you can correct it if possible. I had a friend in college who had a closed smile. When she got her first job, she had her front teeth capped. I was amazed at the difference in her face and demeanor with her wide happy smile. It light up her face.
This is a collaborative post but all opinions are my own. Photos via Pexels.com
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