Beauty & Confidence: What’s The Link & How Can We Feel Better About Ourselves?

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Self-esteem is something that a lot of women struggle with – studies have shown that up to 80 percent of us have at least one thing that we dislike about our appearance. Whether we dislike our skin tone, our body type, or the shape and size of our nose, most of us have something that impacts our confidence. Normally, that something links to beauty and appearance. So with that in mind, below we are exploring how we can build our body confidence and feel more beautiful.

Be Positive

If you always refer to your appearance in a negative way, you are always going to feel negative about how you look. So instead of being negative, aim to be more positive. Yes, your nose might be bigger than your best friend’s nose, or you may be a larger dress size, but is that any reason to think negative thoughts about yourself? The truth is that if we were all the same, the world would be a very boring place – difference should be celebrated. Turn negative thoughts into positive ones, and if you are going to talk about yourself, always do so in a positive way.

Look after yourself

To feel good about yourself, you need to actually like how you look. Although you can’t wave a magic wand and instantly be happy with your appearance, you can make it easier to feel good about yourself. The key to doing this is taking care of yourself; this means eating healthy, wholesome foods and exercising regularly. It also means making time for grooming, as when you look after yourself you feel better about yourself. When it comes to grooming, it’s the little things that make all the difference, such as having your hair cut and styled, undergoing regular hair removal, such as laser hair removal, and dressing in a smart, stylish and flattering manner. Believe it or not, if you take the time to look after yourself and ensure that you always look good, you will feel good.

Understand that flaws aren’t always a bad thing

When it comes to flaws, such as birthmarks, breasts that are different sizes, noses that are crooked, and any other imperfections, it’s important to understand that they’re not necessarily a bad thing. Flaws don’t have to knock your confidence; they can be a good thing. The key to learning to love your flaws is understanding is that it’s your imperfections that make you unique, and that, that is a good thing. Once you begin to accept your flaws and learn to love them because they make you who you are, your self-esteem will rocket, and you will begin to feel better about yourself.

The truth is that beauty is often the main cause of a lack of self-esteem, which is why it’s so important that we each learn to love ourselves for who we are. Don’t let the examples of beauty that you see in the media and online make you feel like you aren’t good enough, understand that when it comes to beauty, being unique is important.

I hope you enjoyed the post and that you take these into consideration this New Year!

Thanks for reading, as always <3

Xoxo, Rae

 

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