Everywhere you look these days, people are talking about beauty, body image, and self-confidence. You probably see them discussed on television, read about them in magazines and hear them discussed by friends. You may be able to give the right answer to anyone who asks you what true beauty is, but if you have not accepted this truth for yourself, it is not going to change your life. Instead, true beauty and self-confidence should be reflected in how you daily live your life, how high you judge your quality of life to be, and how you feel about yourself when you are alone. In other words, beauty must be more than skin deep.
First, you must learn how to forget about what others think and instead focus on validating yourself. You may have noticed that you speak to yourself with far less compassion than you would ever talk to a friend who was feeling down. By speaking kindly to yourself and giving yourself grace, you will eventually find yourself feeling more comfortable in who you are. You may even learn something about yourself.
Second, once you feel comfortable with who you are, you may want to try certain products or treatments that help you accentuate those parts of your face or body that you like the most or that you feel are your best features. For example, getting a professional makeover can help you find better ways of using makeup so that you can apply makeup expertly yourself. You may also want to try a noninvasive cosmetic treatment that improves the tone or texture of your skin, such as a professional chemical peel or laser treatment.
Third, if there truly are parts of your face or body that make you feel uncomfortable because of how they have aged or how they have looked throughout adulthood, you may want to consider a minimally invasive or surgical cosmetic treatment to beautify yourself. For example, some treatments can help erase some of your age from your face. These include facelifts, eyelid surgeries, and brow lifts. Other treatments, such as chin implants or rhinoplasties, reshape parts of your face to make them more naturally pleasing to the eye.