OK, maybe we can't all be as beautiful as that. But always remember two
things: every woman is already beautiful, and
every woman can be even more beautiful! It's simply a question
of appreciating yourself, highlighting your natural beauty to project your
own self-image, letting it shine through, and then finding out what happens
Remember: every woman defines her own beauty.
Beauty Builds Confidence…
and Confidence Amplifies Beauty
Confidence → Success → Happiness!
All women deserve to be appreciated, respected, and admired. When a woman
improves her appearance, an amazing thing happens. People begin to
pay attention to her, listen to her, seek her company, ask her opinion. She
becomes more confident, and this makes her look even better! As her
confidence grows, so does the respect she receives – at work, at home,
everywhere. As her insecurity falls away, she becomes more daring,
self-assured, courageous; she finds she can do anything.
Her life improves in every way.
In Spanish we have a handy word, arreglarse. It means to make
yourself look good – to do your hair and nails, put on makeup, put on
nice clothes and shoes. It doesn't matter about
your weight, your age, your complexion… However you are, you can
always arreglarte! Aside from your vestuario (wardrobe and
the hair, nails, and makeup are the Three Pillars of Beauty.
For the hair, most Latinas go to the beauty salon every week
because our hair is special and deserves the very best of care! Beauty
parlors are an important part of our culture. You can read about our
hair salons and stylistsHERE and about
the hair products we use HERE.
For the nails, almost all women these days go to nail salons
because you can find them everywhere and today's nail technicians can do
amazing things that we can't do ourselves. Nails are a very special part of
our beauty because even when we're not wearing makeup or our finest outfits,
even when our hair is not at its best, our nails still make a striking
statement of elegance! Well cared-for perfect nails are the mark of a
competent, confidant, healthy woman, so we should
never neglect them!
The third pillar of beauty is our makeup. We don't go to a salón
for that, we apply it ourselves every day. I believe makeup is the most
important of all because it is our face that projects our deepest
essence, that interacts with other people when we speak with them, when we
look in their eyes, laugh, or show our opinions or feelings through our
facial expressions. Our face is where people look when they want to know us
or understand us.
Women and Makeup - How Makeup Can Change Your Life
Why we use makeup:
Beauty is the secret weapon of success…
and the skillful application of makeup is the secret weapon of beauty!
Beauty at work...Did you know that women who are
perceived as "good-looking" receive higher pay than women who are perceived
as "plain" or "homely"? As much as 20% more for the same job, according to
study. And outside of work? It would not surprise me if something
like that happened everywhere. Well, each one of us has the looks we were
given, the question is how to make the most of them. That study was about
men as well as women, but we women have a lot more choices than men do for
changing our look!
There are different ways to improve your appearance but many of them
– like diet, exercise, and surgery – are expensive or risky or take
a lot of time. Why take chances? Why wait? You can improve your
life dramatically right now for very little cost simply by learning
how to make your skin soft and beautiful and to use cosmetics and
fragrances effectively. You will see the difference it makes
immediately! And then just watch how doors begin to open for you.
Confidence makes you beautiful and beauty makes you confident!
When applied correctly, makeup enhances your own natural beauty, it
calls attention to your best features and it can conceal or deemphasize any
flaws. It helps you to project your own sense of yourself. When it is done
tastefully and skillfully – along with wardrobe, hair, and nails
– it reveals the competence, attention to detail, pride, and sense of
self that are the mark of a modern successful woman.
It's a Matter of Respect
The fact is, we receive more respect – not just from men but from
other women too – when we make ourselves look good and show our self
confidence. When we dress well, take care of our hair, and apply makeup
skillfully, it affects the behavior of those around us in a positive
way. And that makes us feel better and increases our confidence and
self-esteem. And that gains us more respect, which makes us feel
and look even better, and the cycle repeats. You've heard of the
vicious circle? This is the virtuous circle…
The Cycle of Beauty!
Beauty is a state of mind. It's not question of whether you're
"pretty" or "plain", young or old, thin or not thin… it's a matter of
When you look good, you feel good.
When you feel good, you look even better.
And then you can do ANYTHING!
In other words, when you feel beautiful,
you are beautiful!A good appearance shows that you respect yourself.
When people see that, they feel respect for you
too. Of course it is possible to respect yourself without making yourself
look good, but when you take the trouble to fix your hair and your nails,
put on makeup, and dress well, that also shows your respect for
others. And when you give respect, you get respect.
Women Have More Options
As a woman, you can vary your appearance from day to day in ways that men
could never hope to. You can change your hair style or color, your outfit,
your makeup, your nails, your entire look. This builds suspense! It keeps
You can use makeup to achieve the perfect look for every
flawless professional look for work or for job interviews; a
stunning dramatic look for your nights out and for special occasions
like anniversaries, Valentine's Day,
and Mother's Day; an
exquisite elegant look for formal occasions; the perfect timeless
look for the Bride or the Sweet 16 or
Quinceañera that will live forever in the treasured photo albums; a
fresh natural look for any time at all. And such radiant soft smooth
healthy skin that you will always look and feel
sensational. Discover the power of
Your hair, nails, and makeup might be the Three Pillars of Beauty but there
is always room for accents and accessories. And the good part is they don't
require any special effort! Just put on a pair of stunningheels and watch what happens (CLICK HERE
to see a large selection of the most
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A touch of exquisite
Envelop yourself in an aura of
you will make a deep and lasting impression! I especially
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—Nikki in Alabama
New York City, New Jersey, Connecticut
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