Feel & Look Your Best With These Simple Beauty Tips

It is important to look at yourself in the mirror and feel good about what you see. Every day should be the day you tell yourself, “Darn you look good!” Unfortunately, some people feel the opposite about themselves and do not know how to change that feeling. Here are some simple tips to move you down the path of feeling absolutely fabulous about who you are every single day of your life.

Start Your Day Off Right

beautytipsThis is the most important thing you can do for yourself every day and it is free to do. When you get up in the morning, greet yourself as you would greet the love of your life because you are. Look at that beautiful face in the mirror and tell it how beautiful/handsome it is. Prepare yourself for your day by choosing clothes that flatter you.

Clean your face thoroughly and if you are a lady, apply the appropriate amount of makeup and men apply the skin care products you use to make your skin look well taken care of. Comb your hair and make it look its best. Never leave your home unprepared to meet up with the hot millionaire you have been dreaming about.

Exercise Regimen

An exercise regimen can be the difference between living a long, happy life and a short painful one. Your routine does not have to be hours of excruciating exercises. It can be a series of exercises done in as little as five minutes a day. Five minutes of activity a day is better than no activity at all. The point is to add movement to your life.

End Your Day With Uninterrupted Sleep

As important as your morning routine is for starting your day, your nighttime routine is important for how you end it. We all need an average of eight uninterrupted hours of sleep a night. Give yourself one hour before bed to just relax. Put all mobile devices away. Back away from the computer and read a book, vegetate, drink a cup of tea, or enjoy a quiet television show or music. Give your eyes and body a chance to decompress before bed. A healthy nighttime regimen can eliminate those bags under your eyes and give you more energy to function through your day.

Looking and feeling your best is not difficult or expensive. Take out the time to love on yourself. The truth is you will only look as good as you feel. Work on making yourself feel fabulous every day. Be kind to yourself and remember that you are the great love of your life. Only you can make yourself feel your best. You do not need anyone else to do it for you. You are in full and complete control.

Getting What You Want From Life

womansuccessGetting ahead in life can seem like a constant struggle. However, there are a lot of strategies that successful people use to achieve success. Employing these strategies and tips will not make you successful over night. There is still a lot of hard work to be put in on your part. Using them will give you a leg up, and get you to start thinking and taking action the right way. In this short article, we will discuss 4 great tips for succeeding and getting the things you truly want in life.

Get Fed up With Where You Are Right Now

Just as necessity is the mother of invention, frustration is the mother of change. If you are frustrated with the way your life is right now, you have the perfect motivation to change it. Being comfortable and complacent makes change very difficult, because it doesn’t seem like a necessary thing. On the other hand, if you are completely fed up with your present situation, you can motivate yourself to change it. Take a close look at your life, and see all of the things that you have just systematically “gotten used to”, and realize you deserve better.

Create a Master Goal for Your Life

Setting goals individually is all well and good, but when you’re talking about your life as a whole, you need to set a series of goals that, when combined, will lead to the ideal life you really want to lead. Having a master vision for what you want your life to be will help you to avoid working too much on one set of goals while completely ignoring another. When coming up with this vision, you want to include financial, business, personal, fitness, and any other kinds of goals you may have for yourself. Don’t limit yourself, and be as detailed as possible.

Visualize Your Success

As odd as it may sound, visualizing the achievement of your goals is one of the most beneficial practices you can have when it comes to achieving success. By visualizing yourself reaching the goals you have set, you can give yourself a deep psychological motivation, as well as keep yourself focused on reaching those goals. Visualizing becomes more effective the more detail you can put into it, so try to hear, see, smell, and feel exactly what it would be like to achieve your goals and dreams.

Take Action Quickly and Decisively

When trying to improve your life, it is common to spend far too much time thinking about how to do it, and far too little actually doing anything about it. Developing a plan is great, and can help you get the things you want in life. However, if you never act on that plan, it is nothing more than wasted time and effort. Even if the actions you take are not perfect or explicitly planned out, they are vastly better than taking no action at all. If you want to really succeed, you are going to have to act on your plans. In other words, there will come a point where you simply have to go out there and make it all happen.

Feel Confident: Walk Tall, Even If You’re Short!

elevatorshoesFor as long as I can remember, I’ve been a short person. At 5 foot 1, most of my friends throughout school were much taller than me and it was a sore point during my childhood. But alas, I was cursed to be short and there is no cure, right? Wrong – enter elevator shoes.

Just because the rest of the world normally towers above you doesn’t mean that you can’t feel more self-confident and add a couple of inches to your own height. When you try a pair of shoes that offer a little bit of lift to your stature you will notice your walk becomes a little more confident and you are able to stand eye-to-eye with your friends and colleagues.

Even though there is nothing wrong with having a shorter body style there might be instances that you wish you could close that gap just a bit. Standing straight and walking tall might change any insecurities you might have felt in the past.

One thing to look for when shopping for elevator shoes, otherwise known as height-lifting shoes, is their appearance. Along with an increase in height, is that they can ‘look’ like elevator shoes. Some have an obvious thick hell and square toes. If you can find something tapered that looks less like a specialized shoe it will probably stay in style longer and have a more appealing look. As with most things you probably get what you pay for in elevator shoes. You will want them to look good, be comfortable to wear for long periods of time and to last.

Some shoes will be able to add anywhere from two to five inches in height and still have comfort and can deliver the important support you need while wearing them also. There are hundreds of styles on the market so you don’t have to feel like a shoe with lifts can’t be attractive. You can find everything from dress shoes and casual shoes to workout wear. Almost every style can be found by the right company in a taller size.

Along with increasing your height elevator shoes can also help improve your posture and offer the necessary support needed to keep your gait smooth and your stature straight. When you are feeling a little taller and standing up straight, you will have a feeling of positivity and well-being that you may have never known before.

5 Tips For Looking Good On A Budget

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You don’t have to wear the top most expensive brands in the world in order for you to look your best. You may think that branded premium clothes would look best on you, but it really is not about what you wear and all about how you wear it. If you are tired of spending a lot of money just to look your best, then follow these easy steps to looking great on a budget:

Don’t Stick To One Trend

The thing is about trends is that they introduce people to the best of designer clothes and show them what to buy in regards to brand names. The same look could be achieved by taking a picture of a celebrity you like wearing the trend you’re interested in, then working on finding suitable alternatives to each piece of the outfit. If you don’t want to keep changing trends every month or two, you should work on creating your own style. A style that flatters your body type, and makes you look and feel your best.

Get Your Measurements

The worst thing you can do to yourself is wear clothes that are too small or too big. Go to a tailor and get your measurements in order to shop for a size that will work for you in all different pieces of the outfit together.

Only Buy Hygiene and Beauty Products From Drugstores

You don’t need to go to the best make up store in the world to achieve a beautiful look. The products available in drug stores are healthy enough and can be used just as well as any brand name. Drugstores sell everything for much cheaper, and the results are just the same.

Go Shopping In Thrift Stores

There are so many different thrift shops located all around your city. It is not only fun, but a smart idea to go over them once every month or two to check for new stuff everyday. You will always find something to buy in a thrift store and that’s just the way it is with those places. Hidden treasure island is what I call my local thrift stores.

Don’t Over-Dress

Buying a lot of new clothes will result in you wanting to try everything out. The important thing is not to mix too many colors together and stick to only two solid colors per outfit. Check out this great article from the Chicago Tribune about finding a fashionable outfit on a budget: http://www.chicagotribune.com/lifestyles/style/sc-fash-0309-spring-trends-on-a-budget-20150310-1-story.html.

The Budget Fashionista

Street Style Day 3 - MBFWA S/S 2013Exquisite fashion can be achieved on a budget by following a few helpful tips. These tips are no secret, it is possible to hone your fashion skills with planning. Dress for success, fun or entertainment and do it with great style.

Thrift and consignment stores are a treasure chest, if you possess the know how. Look for shops that advertise “name brand” or “gently worn” clothing. Impulse buying is taboo, shop with intention. The avid bargain hunter is successful because they know what they are looking for and they know where to purchase it. After shopping at a particular store once or twice, you will know whether to return on your next shopping trip or not. It is important to not sacrifice quality.

Department Stores that sell name brand, more expensive clothing are famous for end of season sales. You can purchase a sweater for winter at the beginning of spring. You may not be able to wear your find for several months, but you purchase it for a fraction of the original price. Also watch for special holiday sales, such events offer a great opportunity to buy quality clothing at a great savings.

When dressing on a budget, it is important to have several essential items. Every closet should have a crisp, white, cotton blend blouse, an elegant blazer, a “little black” dress, a classic pair of black pants, a pair of denim jeans, a timeless pair of pumps and some slip on sneakers. For the professional office style, wear the white blouse, blazer and a pair of dress trousers, then match the same white blouse with denim jeans and slip on sneakers for a Saturday spent with the family.

Nothing is more tasteful than the “little black” dress with a small white sweater to a casual affair or dress it up with pearls and pumps for an evening on the town.Personality is added with the accessories you choose. A strand of pearls, some colorful, trinkets on a fine chain, chunky wrist bands or delicate bracelets, belts, purses and many other items add flair and individuality to your outfit. Whether purchasing a quality, expensive item at a bargain sale or thrift shop or finding an inexpensive garment that is made well, your style and clothing can be elegant, fun or professional. Dress for success, make your clothing an investment in good taste and savings.