Getting back on the dating scene after a divorce can be tough, especially because it means reimagining your future life.
It also means finding the courage to step into a brand new lifestyle and figure out who you are as an individual. It also means you’re back in the game, which requires polishing your self esteem.
A new beauty regimen can help boost your confidence after divorce, and it may even help you attract someone new into your life whom you can give your love and attention to, so why not invest some time to reinvent your daily beauty routine?
5 Beauty Tips to Boost Your Confidence After Divorce.
Keep Your Skin Moisturized
Moisturizers help your skin look healthy and radiant by locking in the moisture, preventing it from drying out – one of the main causes of accelerated aging and the appearance of wrinkles. Leaving moisturizer out of your daily beauty regimen can also make the existing wrinkles more prominent. It can also worsen any skin conditions you may be suffering from (e.g. acne).
Thankfully, all this can be prevented by using a moisturizer with hyaluronic acid – it will plump up your skin and help even it out, reducing the chances of blemishes. Be sure to find a moisturizer that works well for your skin type to ensure you give your skin the ultimate hydration experience.
Exfoliate and Use Masks to Slough off Dead Skin Cells
Exfoliation is the key to healthy and radiant skin, which is why it is crucial you make it a habit to remove dead skin cells weekly. Body scrubs and facial exfoliators smooth out the skin, making it easier to bounce off the light. Exfoliating becomes even more important when you hit a certain age and the dead skin cells start to build up due to natural body processes that result in dry, rough skin.
You can undergo chemical or physical exfoliation with the help of an aesthetician, but you can also do it at home using DIY homemade face and body scrubs you can make from ingredients in your kitchen. Facial masks are another excellent way to slough off dead skin cells and get the appearance of a well-rested, smooth, and rejuvenated face.
Step up Your Skincare Game
Aside from moisturizing and exfoliating, you will also need to take some other steps in order to make sure your skin is radiant. Cleanse your skin at least once or twice a day – once in the morning and once before bed. Some SPF can also help protect your skin from harmful UV rays, while an eye cream will help you look like you had a good night’s sleep (even if that isn’t the case).
If you want to shorten the lengthy process but achieve the same results, a bb cream is just what you need. The blemish balm cream will provide coverage but at the same time hydrate and protect the skin from the sun, making it the perfect all-in-one beauty product.
Protect Your Skin When You’re Shaving
Whether you’re a male or a female, protecting your skin while shaving is an important step to follow to keep your skin looking good. It’s best to shave during or after the shower because the warm water causes pores to open, ensuring there are no dead skin cells that can get stuck in your razor blade.
Before you start shaving, be sure to exfoliate the skin to smooth it out. Look for moisturizing shaving creams that lock in the moisture after shaving, and avoid shaving gels, as they usually contain alcohol which can cause the skin to dry out.
Make Sure Your Nails Look Clean and Neat
Your nails say a lot about your personal hygiene. If you are a male, keep your nails trimmed for a clean and neat appearance. As for women, you feel free to go to a nail salon. You can be creative with colors, shapes, and length, but you can also keep it simple and sport short nails painted in a neutral color for an elegant, sophisticated appearance.
Letting go and moving on after divorce can be tough, but the time will come to forgive and forget and look for someone with whom you can start a new relationship. With your new-found confidence, you will look good and feel good, which will help you attract a new partner into your life and give you a chance to start over.
Lilly Miller is a Sydney-based graphic designer and passionate writer. She loves everything about home decor, art history, and baking. She shares a home with two loving dogs and a gecko named Rodney. www.twitter.com/heyoitslilly