Our image plays an important part in our life. And while we shouldn’t get trapped into stereotypes that are promoted by magazines and media, we should feel comfortable in our skin. If you are not happy with yourself, you will find it difficult to surrender yourself with valuable and genuine relationships. Needless to say that your self esteem will be lower and therefore, you will struggle to appreciate who you truly are and be aware of your qualities.
But what if you could become prettier in just one month? You don’t need to spend too much time finding your own beauty and expressing it in front of the world if you follow the right path. This guide will show you everything you need to know to reach your best and prettiest self in just a month!
Take care of your body
Your body is important not only for aesthetic reasons but also for healthy ones. You need to stay healthy and in shape in order to do everything you need to do in your life. While you need some discipline, this is not an impossible thing to do. But you have to be determined and keep your motivation through everything in order to succeed and have the body you always wanted.
Your water intake is essential
You can’t be healthy, glowing and feel good without drinking enough water. Especially now with summer being here, water should be a constant part of your day. Drinking water will positively impact your mind as well as the way you look.
Drinking water will help you stay hydrated and healthy. So, make sure you drink minimum eight glasses of water on a daily basis. You can start your day with a glass of water and keep them coming. Nutritionists say that when you feel thirsty you are already dehydrated so if you watch your water intake, you should never experience that feeling.
As you drink enough water, you will notice that your skin get cleared out and you don’t have to deal with breakouts as often or at all. Water also helps flush your body and maintain a healthy digestive system. You will not have to worry about bloatedness or other digestive problems.
As an extra bonus, water will also help you lose some weight. You will sweat more but you will increase the speed of your metabolism and help your body burn fat a lot faster.
Watch your diet
What you eat is just as important as drinking water. In order to stay healthy and in terrific shape, you should increase your intake of fruits and vegetables. Stay away from processed food as they bring little to no nutritional value to your body. Instead of eating out, try to cook most of your meals at home. Doing so gives you control over the ingredients you put in your dishes and helps you stay on top of eating a lot of unhealthy things.
What you eat will have a direct effect on how your skin looks like, how you feel and how much energy you have. Adding a salad to every meal you have might be a great start for you. You can simply just add a few veggies to go with the rest of your food. It is important to take your tastes into account as the food you eat also has to taste good on top of being healthy. If you like eating vegetables and fruits you can create an entire meal of just that. This is a great tip to make sure you get the veggies you need in a day.
Workout is a great thing to add to your routine as well
Even if you might not have the time to work out on a daily basis, you should at least make it a three times a week routine. Choose a type of routine that works for you but also the type of workout that you are comfortable with. If you are a beginner at working out, you might be interested in jogging or soft yoga poses. If you have some experience in exercising then lifting weights and cardio are effective choices for you.
Once you set your working out plan in place you will have to stick to it. There might be days when you don’t feel like working out at all but considering that you should do it minimum three times a week, it shouldn’t be difficult. Your workouts could be as short as ten or 15 minutes or as long as one hour. It is all up to you and your level of resistance. You can even invest in a work out outfit and some equipment in order to keep you motivated and determined to keep at it.
Working out is a great investment in your body but it will also boost your mood. By working out you make sure you stay in shape and you maintain a healthy body over the years. You should maintain this habit even after you got as fit as you aspired to be. It happens to be just as challenging to maintain a fit body as it is to get to have one.
Fake tan could really boost your look
There will be many times when you don’t have the option to get a natural tan. As a matter of fact, even if you have the time to get a tan naturally, you will most likely not be able to get a perfect tan and more less maintain it. This is where fake tan comes into play. What if you could get a perfect tan in just a matter of minutes?
As long as you are not overdoing the fake tan trick, you will be able to enjoy an attractive glow that will boost your confidence. You can simply go to a salon and get the tan you always wanted to have. Depending on the intensity of the tan that you want, you might have to go to several tanning sessions.
If you don’t feel like going to a salon for your tan, the good news is that you can find plenty of products on the market. There are tanning sprays, creams and you can use them at home as long as your skin is reacting well to the ingredients. Check the list of ingredients before you add such a product on your skin to make sure it doesn’t contain something you might be allergic to. If you want to be sure that it is safe you can try it on a small portion of your skin in order to see if you get any side effects for 24 hours.
Enhance the natural beauty of your face
Your face is blessed with a natural beauty already. However, it will not hurt to enhance this beauty every now and then in order to give yourself more confidence. You can better the way your face expression looks in several ways. Keep in mind that using a lot of make up or considering changing your appearance drastically, shouldn’t be your first option. Actually, it should be your last.
Before you move any further with your face beauty, you should make sure your skin is healthy. If you have any acne breakouts or other skin problems, you should address them first. In case your skin problems are out of your control, you might want to consider talking to a specialist. Whatever option goes well for you it is important to skip any make up products until your skin is cleared out.
When it comes to your skin care routine you should include exfoliating, moisturizing and at least one face mask a week. You don’t have to use a scrub on your face every day but twice a week of this will reveal your soft skin and give you a healthy glow.
Once your skin is healthy you can move on to crafting your make up skills. It is important to not overdo this either as balance is important just like with the tanning aspect.
Hair care is essential
As you are taking care of yourself, you can’t neglect the health and beauty of your hair. Regardless to what type of hair you have, its length, its color or other coordinates, you should take care of it nevertheless.
It is important to keep an eye on your split ends. Have them cut regularly and use hair products that protect your ends from getting split in the first place. If you dye your hair you should get the color refreshed as well. You want your color to look impeccable in order for you to feel confident. A simple visit to your beauty salon should take care of this aspect.
Maybe you are ready for a more drastic change such as a new haircut. The great aspect about your hair is that it always grows back. So you should give yourself the freedom of enjoying a new haircut every now and then. You might discover that you like your new look so much you redefine your personality based on it. Your hair can have a great impact on your life and the way you look but also how confident you are!
Keep your hair healthy through the entire process of styling it. It is essential to offer it the nourishment your hair needs so you can have it shiny and strong. Fragile hair will not look good at all and it will break easily. Use the right shampoo, conditioner and hair masks for your type of hair. The market offers you all you need depending on the texture of your hair, its color as well as its strength.
Have neat nails
Now that you covered most important parts of your body, you might want to consider taking care of your nails. Pay attention to your finger nails but also your toe nails. Keeping your nails to a proper length is one of your priorities. Further more you can add nail polish as you prefer or simple let them shine naturally.
Speaking of shining, your nails could reflect health problems as well. For instance if they don’t shine or they break easily, you might have a lack of calcium. Otherwise your nails should look good as long as you keep them trimmed and clean. There are certain products that will strengthen your nails too. So, if you have fragile nails, you might want to address that with the proper care.
Many people will take a look at your nails before they form a first impression about yourself. So, investing some time and applying some of your taste into having neat manicure and pedicure can turn out to be very efficient.
Once you learn how to take care of your nails and keep them pretty you can do it at home. But until you get comfortable with it, you might want to consider visiting a nearby salon.
While being prettier should be one of your priorities, make sure you don’t hold yourself to any impossible standards. You are pretty already just the way you are and all you have to do is boost that natural beauty with some proper self care. If you take care of your body, hair, skin and nails, you can conclude that you did the work you had to do to present yourself nicely in the world.
But follow the type of beauty that is genuine and based on who you truly are as a person. You might want to study yourself a bit before doing any drastic look changes. After all you don’t want to appear to be a completely different person. You just want to be a better kind of pretty and show the world that you are a neat individual who takes care of themselves. But ultimately, it has to be the type of pretty that you love so you can start appreciating yourself more and be more confident!