Maintaining an attractive appearance is important at every age, because it contributes to your self-esteem and your ability to enjoy life. As you mature, a good appearance affects how you feel about yourself and how interact with others. Taking care of your body, as well as your mind, can help you to enjoy life at every stage. Here are a few tips on maintaining your beauty, both inside and out, so you can make the most of life, no matter what your age.
Change Your Makeup Regime
Beauty experts recommend a subtler look for older women. Avoid foundation colors that are too pale, which can be unflattering. Use less eye shadow and use a primer to help shadow stay on longer. Keep eyebrows natural looking, neither too thin nor too heavy. Use an eyelash curler to perk up lashes, and go easy on mascara. Apply lipstick lightly with a lipstick brush.
Update Your Hairstyle
Updating your hairstyle can help your overall mindset. The right hairstyle can help you express yourself and present a stylish, confident personality to the world. An even, chin-length cut can prevent a drawn-down look. Or try a layered, shoulder-length lob cut. A soft shag cut can flatter many face shapes. Or a short, stacked bob gives a modern look.
Maintaining an Attractive Smile
Your dentist can help you to improve your appearance with a restored smile. Staining or yellowing of the teeth can occur or you may need more extensive dental work. Even if you have partial or full dentures, you can freshen up your appearance with denture repairs or replacement. An investment in an attractive smile can make you feel younger, more engaged, and more likely to share your smile and spread joy.
Keep a Sharp Mind
Experts recognize that keeping your mind sharp can have a significant impact on how you feel as you mature and age. Take up a new hobby, learn a new language or take a trip to an exciting destination. These activities help your brain to form new neural connections and will foster a greater interest in new ideas.
Improve Your Mood
Beauty can also mean taking care of your inner self and finding ways to weather life’s ups and downs with a serene heart. Take a meditation class, find some new music to enjoy or spend time volunteering to help others. Socializing can also help you to relax and gain perspective on life. These activities can restore your spirit and help you to feel more at peace.
Taking care of your body, your mind and your spirit pays big dividends in how you experience life as you mature. Try these tips and see how they affect your enjoyment of life. You will feel more attractive, adventurous and mentally curious, ready to tackle any new experience that arises.
About the author:
Dixie Somers is a freelance writer and blogger for business, home, and family niches. Dixie lives in Phoenix, Arizona, and is the proud mother of three beautiful girls and wife to a wonderful husband.