The basic essentials to make the most of yourself and look good at all times

When you are running your own business, you are literally the face of your business.  Whether we like it or not, how we look can have an impact on how people perceive our business.

For example, a beautician who goes out without make up, with chipped nails and looking scruffy will not paint such a good advertisement for her business as one who is well groomed.

So what key areas do you need to think about when representing your business?

Hair.

Have regular hair cuts to keep your hair in good shape. Leaving any cut any longer than 12 weeks will result in dry, scraggy ends with no style definition that just gets harder and harder to look good. Find a style that is easy for you to maintain and always have a backup plan for a bad hair day, whether that is to tie it up in scrunchie or get out the straighteners.

Skin.

Wear sun block at all times. Always follow a daily routine of cleanse, tone and moisturise. Ensure that you find a product that suits your skin type. Go to a professional beauty counter for advice. Don’t just follow the trends of your friends or the latest article in a magazine.

Healthy Eating.

The old adage ‘you are what you eat’ is so true and when you have a balanced diet, it shows. This makes you feel good inside and this feeling radiates to your appearance. Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables and avoid those that have plenty of preservatives.  This will aid your energy levels which we all need to have at the highest level when running our own business.

Dress well.

Find a style that suits you and is comfortable. Don’t just follow the fashion trends because they look good on the model. Unless you have the exact figure, height and colouring undoubtedly the outfit will look totally different on you. Try new styles and take advice from friends. How you see yourself can differ greatly from how others see you. Find colours that suit your skin tone and hair and stick with these as the main colour for your outfits.  This doesn’t mean that a dog groomer need go out and buy a Chanel suit but it does mean they can look neat and professional.

Be nice.

This is the most effective way to look good, if you are nice to other people, they will appreciate you no matter how you look. They will neither remember whether your hair was coiffured or windswept or whether your nail varnish was chipped and flaking. They will only remember how you were with them and how you made them feel.

It is important for anyone to look good. Having a well styled hair and smooth skin will surely add up to your self-esteem. It is also important to have a healthy diet in looking good. If you are healthy, you will have a natural glow and will always feel good inside. Having a nice set of clothes on will also do the trick, but the simplest most important way to look good is to have a positive attitude towards other people.

Follow these simple ways to look good and also feel better, and more confident, about yourself.

 

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