Those Important Aspects Of Your Look – And How To Get Them Right

If you want to look your best, you will probably agree that it is necessary to focus on a number of different elements of your overall look. It can be hard to know exactly what areas to focus on primarily, but as long as you are doing so you should find that you can look your best as often as you like. In this article, we are going to look at some of the most important aspects of your overall look, and discuss what you might be able to do to ensure that those elements are properly looked after. Let’s take a look now and see what can be done.

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The Hair

If you don’t pay any attention to the hair, it is highly unlikely that you will be able to be truly happy with your overall appearance, sao it’s worth focusing on the hair first and foremost. It is entirely up to you what you actually do with your hair, of course, but it’s worth remembering that certain styles are likely to suit your particular head size and shape. If you want to play it safe, but still go for something that looks good, you might want to try something like a choppy lob. This happens to be ideal for both social and professional settings, and as such is a particularly useful one to have in your arsenal. However, it is of course entirely up to you, and only yourself can know what is best for your own look. But one thing is a certain: get the hair right, and you will be well on your way to looking your absolute best.

The Skin

The more you look after your skin, the more likely it is that you will be looking your best as regularly as you like. If you find your skincare regime has gone downhill somewhat – as can happen to the best of us from time to time – you might want to step back and re approach it again from a new angle. For instance, you might choose to treat yourself to a spa day and give your skin the opportunity to refresh and revive. Or you might just resolve to take better care of it through better cleansing and moisturising on a daily basis. It’s worth it; it makes a huge difference to your look on the whole, and you will find that it is a necessary early step to take.

The Wardrobe

It goes without saying that the way you dress is going to have a huge impact here, so make sure that you are genuinely going to be happy with your own wardrobe first of all. If you are, you can be sure of your appearance being improved, as it is very often the feeling that it gives you more than anything which makes it work in this way. Spend some time perfecting your wardrobe, and you will find that this really helps with your look on the whole.

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My Skincare Routine

I’ve been meaning to do a post on my skincare routine for quite a while now. I have gradually introduced new products into the routine and continue using products that worked for me and gotten rid of those that don’t. As a result, I now have a fairly solid skincare routine that I have been using since january.

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It does seem like I use an insane amount of products but I have tried using barely anything to using even more than this as well as using extremely expensive products and extremely cheap products. What I have now is my happy medium and it has been working extremely well for me.

Morning Routine

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(1)Using a facial wash in the morning just dries out my skin so I just cleanse instead. I use the La Roche Posay Toleriane cleanser and I find it both gentle and effective.

(2)When I feel the need to, I follow that up with the Kiehls Cucumber Toner which is the gentlest toner I have ever used.

(3)Most mornings, unless I have used the Kiehl’s toner, I will spritz my face with the Caudalie Beauty Elixir. I find it very refreshing although the smell does take a while to get used to.

(4)While I wait for this to sink in I apply the Origins Ginzing eye cream to the eye area. I’ve been using this for most of the year and I must say, the longer I use it the more I like it.

(5)Finally I apply my moisturiser, which is another La Roche Posay product, the Toleriane moisturiser. This is a fantastic moisturiser for dry skin, it’s thick yet still sinks in quickly enough to make it suitable for a daytime moisturiser.

Night Routine


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The first thing I do is remove my make-up with Bioderma. Bioderma has been extremely hyped up in the beauty world this year and I have to say that it is definitely worth the hype. It removes all my make-up  and is suitable for both face and eyes. It doesn’t sting my eyes which is something that usually happens me with make-up removers, so this is a real bonus for me obviously!

(2)After I’ve removed my make-up I cleanse with Purity by Philosophy cleanser and I use this in conjunction with my Clarisonic Mia. This is a  fantastic combination for deep cleaning your skin. It definitely had an effect on the overall appearance of my skin (acne scarring, pigmentation etc.)

(3)I then tone with the Kiehl’s cucumber toner.

(4)Next if needed, I apply the Origins Super Spot Treatment to any spots or pre-spot areas. Sometimes I use tree tea oil, if the area is very sore or red. I mainly use the tea tree oil to clean any extra make – up from around my nose piercing.

(5)About twice a week I use the Bio-oil on acne scarring to help it fade. I used to use it more, but the scarring is quite well faded at this stage.

(6)Finally, the last two steps are the same as the morning routine – I apply Origins eye cream and La Roche Posay moisturiser.

Extras

The extras are items such as exfoliators and masks that I use once to twice a week.

My two favourite scrubs are Kiehl’s Pineapple and Papaya Facial Scrub and MAC’s Volcanic Ash Exfoliator. The Kiehls one is very gentle on the skin so I use that more often as it is less abrasive. When my skin needs it I use the MAC exfoliator as it is slightly harsher. It leaves my skin feeling very clean and refreshed.

The La Roche Posay Eau Thermale spray is a refreshing spray that I spray liberally after using one of the exfoliators. I also sometimes use it instead of the Caudalie Beauty Elixir.

Finally I have 2 masks that I like to use. The Boscia Black Mask is a proper mask that you leave on for about 15 minutes before peeling off. It is a product that I have instantly seen glowing results with.
The Origins Drink Up Intensive mask is an overnight mask. It is basically like a thick moisturiser, it smells beautiful and works extremely well in hydrating my skin.
Well done if you’ve made it to the end of the post!