How To Achieve Natural Beauty
Back in 2016, it was almost unimaginable to leave the house without six layers of full-coverage foundation and go through life without investing in serious plastic surgery to achieve some insane beauty standards. We were under a lot of pressure to look and act perfect, and most women grew really tired of constantly having to change something about themselves just to fit in. That’s why, as the months flew by, the beauty world slowly shifted —covering up is now out, and natural is absolutely in.
Rocking what Mother Nature gave us is the ultimate form of fashion and style, and every lady deserves to feel great in her own skin. Are you eager to nurture your beauty and embrace it fully? Then take a look at our tips to bring out your best natural features.
Clean up your diet.
It’s not just about having a trim waist—high quality, nutritious food is actually really good for our skin, too. While refined sugars, dairy, and greasy junk food lead to breakouts and a poor complexion, foods like avocado, salmon, and green veggies are great at keeping it hydrated, elastic, and clear. A good diet can practically transform you, so don’t underestimate the power of a good, healthy meal and the long-term effects it can have.
Get your cardio.
Exercising is a great way to improve both your body and your complexion, and it doesn’t even have to be intense. Doing cardio a few times a week could be more than enough to help you shape up a bit, and the improved circulation and muscle mass could also make your skin look smooth and glowy. Things like running, kickboxing, dancing, or home cardio can be a great way to enjoy your physical activity, so pick something that you like and start exercising.
Maintain your brows.
Polished, neat brows always look good, and if you’re not sure how to maintain them, you can always visit a salon and have a professional do it for you. Have your brows plucked and organically tinted to give them a nice shape, and you won’t have to worry about drawing them on with makeup every morning.
Work on your smile.
There’s absolutely nothing more beautiful than a nice smile, and the first step toward a pretty grin is hygiene. Brush and floss your teeth every day, and stop postponing your dentist appointments. A dentist can help you a lot, especially if you have crooked teeth that make you feel self-conscious.
Things like braces and Invisalign can straighten them out, or if the problems run even deeper, you can get professional All On 4 dental implants that will restore your arch and give you a nice set of teeth. Besides your choppers, you should also maintain your lips — give them an occasional sugar scrub and then apply an overnight lip mask. When you wake up, they’ll look lush and velvety and you won’t even need lipstick for that perfect pout.
Wear sunscreen every day.
Wearing sunscreen is the best way to prevent wrinkles and have a smooth, even complexion, but you have to do it every single day if you want to see results. Sunscreen can also protect your skin from redness, hyperpigmentation, and of course, cancer, so invest in a good product with high SPF and make it a part of your daily routine.
Get enough sleep.
It’s hard to feel beautiful if you’re constantly sleep-deprived, so do your complexion a favor and get some rest. Stabilizing your sleeping pattern can make that puffiness beneath your eyes disappear, and it can also make your whole face look brighter and more youthful.
Read the ingredient label.
Be careful what you put on your face. If you truly wish to nourish your skin and give it a good treatment, it’s important to educate yourself about ingredients that go into your skincare products.
Certain chemicals like parabens and mineral oils can cause breakouts and irritations, so your best bet is to go for 100% organic, natural products when you can. If you want to learn more about which ingredients to avoid, take a look at this post.
Natural beauty is usually a product of self-care and discipline. Consistently caring for your face and body will bring you huge long-term benefits, so invest time in yourself and you’ll be radiant.
Brigitte Evans of High Style Life is a newbie writer from Australia with a sweet tooth for makeup and everything sparkly. When she is not drooling over the next big thing in the beauty industry, she is reading mystery novels and making plans for her next trip. She is a proud aunt of Sophie, age 4 who rounded her Chanel lipstick, but loves her anyway.