One of the biggest causes of insecurity is our skin. Even if you are an otherwise confident person, a sudden acne break out can change your whole days outlook. Instead of feeling excited to go to the party, you are suddenly dreading it and trying to find the highest coverage concealer possible. In this blog, we want to talk about our top tips on how to feel confident and beautiful in your own skin. How to let it shine and be the star, without depending on makeup to cover up insecurities.
- Develop a regular skincare routine.
To help your skin battle with hormonal and environmental conditions, develop a regular skincare routine. A few minutes every morning and evening can do wonders to boost your skin’s resilience to the outside world. We have plenty of blog posts covering various types of skincare routines, so make sure to check them out if you are unsure where to start.
- Invest in high quality ingredients.
While you may have the best routine on the planet, it will only be as effective as the products you use. At Wonderlab we recommend you invest in key products containing high quality natural ingredients. We are big believers in quality over quantity. It is better to have fewer high-quality products than whole cupboards of Cheaper and potentially dangerous alternatives. In the long run, this will save you money! We recommend having a look at our no face collection that only uses the best ingredients available to treat your skin.
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- Accept your weaknesses.
Now, this point extends beyond just your skin. While it is important to accept that your skin goes through a 28-day cycle and changes. You will feel better if you accept your weaknesses in all aspects of your life. Nobody is perfect but we all have things and days, when we are better or worse off. For this reason, try and accept your life as it comes. If there is something you can do about a weakness such as work out more or eat healthier than do it! If on the other hand there is nothing you can do, such as delete that pesky pimple on a photo day, just accept it. Decreasing stress at yourself with help your overall happiness.
- Surround yourself with positivity.
We have said this before, you are the collection of the 4 people you spend the most time with. For this reason, choose who you give time to wisely. Keep up relationships that boost you up and help you feel better. Spend time with individuals that radiate positivity about their own lives. You will see, just like sadness, happiness is contagious!
- Practice yoga and meditation
One of the best ways to improve your mental and physical state, is yoga and meditation. Meditation can help you re-enter, redirect, and restart your day on a positive direction. It can be used to calm your mind and silence disconcerting thoughts. It has long since been used to improve the quality of life. Day to day life can get loud and overwhelming, while practising meditation can slow everything down and help you reprioritise. Yoga can achieve similar results. In addition, moving your body through the poses helps boost circulation and improve your health. Unlike our ancestors, we live mostly sedentary lives. Therefore, mild movement, stretching, and balance can help get you out of a mental and physical rut.
These are our top tips to feel beautiful in your own skin. Make sure to leave yours in the comments below. We would love to learn what our community does to boost their confidence and mental health.
Accept your weaknesses, surround yourself with positivity, practise yoga and meditation.