Ways To Have More Confidence In Your Appearance

Vogue Magazine

It would be highly superficial to take your appearance too seriously but at the same time appearances aren't completely unimportant. They can have an impact on the way we see ourselves, our confidence and the impressions we make on others. It’s just better to be comfortable in your skin and be comfortable about the way you're presenting yourself to the world. While you can’t change your genetics, you can make small and subtle improvements for a more polished appearance as well as a boost in your confidence and self esteem.

Update Your Wardrobe
Your clothes are both an easy and an effective way to boost your appearance. When you notice someone attractive in the street, what catches your eye initially is usually the outfit that they’re wearing rather than the actual person. Some people have a little difficulty putting together an outfit that pops, but it’s actually not all that difficult. There are two keys to success. One is investing in high quality clothing in classic styles and make sure that it fits well. A easy trick to try is dressing from the ground up. If you have nice shoes and you’re well dressed on your bottom half, you’ll look professional and well put together.

Hit The Salon
Along with your clothes, one of the things that people will notice first is your hair. We all know how much better we feel when we’re having a good hair day. The problem is that those good hair days don’t always happen as often as we’d like them to. Visiting a top quality hairstylist for a precision haircut is one way to manifest more of those good hair days. Taking into account, factors like your hair type, the shape of face and your lifestyle, a professional stylist will be able to give you a style that is both flattering and easy to maintain. The saying goes that sometimes, it’s better to just get a great haircut than to go to therapy. 

Update Your Makeup
There's nothing wrong with having the same makeup look but it also doesn't hurt to change it up a little to give your appearance a little boost. The internet has given us access  to so much including makeup instructional videos. If it's been a while since you updated your makeup style, then you might just be surprised at how much of an impact it can have. You’ll find any number of tutorials on TikTok, YouTube, and other social media sites. This can be an effective way to boost your look that is also fun. Spend a night just playing around, and eventually, you’ll land on a style that works for you.

Handle Those Issues
If you want to improve your confidence in your appearance, then there are plenty of things that you can do. However sometimes, the most effective method is to handle any issues that might be holding you back. We all have insecurities and imperfections and that’s fine, but in most cases there’s something that you can actively do about the issues. For example if you have thinning hair, then you might consider SMP for women’s hair loss. If you don’t like your smile, you can consult a dentist for solutions. There are solutions depending on the issue so don't be afraid to explore your options.

Work Out
There are so many advantages to working out and virtually no downsides. In fact, you could say that the only downside is that sometimes you need some motivation to get off the couch. It's not always easy but it’s worth it. Working up a sweat will help you in two ways. First is that it helps to improve your body shape, and that can be huge when it comes to how we view ourselves. The second is that it really can do wonders for your mental health. Indeed, it’s the mental benefits that should really drive the desire to work out. If you’re happier, you’ll find it much easier to be your confident best.

Boost Your Skin
One of the more underrated ways to improve your appearance is to make sure your skin is at it's best. This is something that people always notice yet don’t always recognize that it’s what they’re noticing. You know how much better you look when your complexion is clear, radiant and glowing. If you take good care of your skin, this can be achievable. There some easy ways to nudge your skin in the right direction. Make sure to get enough sleep, always wear sun protection, always wash your face before bed and watch what you eat. You should also avoid toxins. You might like alcohol, tobacco, caffeine, etc., but they can wreak havoc on your skin so cut them out.

Stand Tall
Nothing conveys confidence like good posture.  Many of us have poor posture these days because we spend long hours sitting in front computers which causes slouching. Taking the steps to improve your posture is worth it because good posture supports good health not to mention it makes you and your clothes look better too. There are yoga routines that can improve your posture. In most cases, simply learning how you’re supposed to be standing and then consciously working to do so is all that’s required.

Remember It’s Not Everything
The most effective way to gain more confidence in your appearance is to remember that it’s not everything. You probably think more about how you look a lot more than other people do. And you're also more likely to focus on your shortcomings rather than your attributes. There are people who are really beautiful that don’t like the way they look because they’re focusing on negative things. That’s just your inner critic talking. Treat yourself as you would a good friend, and you’ll soon see that your self-esteem and confidence improves.

This is a contributed post.

2 comments

Kasia J. said...

Bardzo dobre rady, dziękuję i pozdrawiam :)

Jackie Harrison said...

Awesome information and being secure within yourself is important.