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6 Simple Things You Can Do To Refresh Your Look in 2024

Although inner beauty has been proven to be much more important and significant than physical beauty – most people are particularly sensitive when it comes to physical appearance, beauty and attractiveness. A more attractive look does not always require large financial expenditures, major alterations or aesthetic interventions – although there are situations in which this is quite justified from a health and psychological point of view. We should only make use of what we have already been given. Below are the 6 things to help you refresh your look and boost your confidence.

How Important Is Physical Attraction?

Although most people say that appearance doesn’t matter, research shows that it does. In many surveys, the following pattern is repeated: When they ask respondents whether the appearance matters to them, most of them say NO – but when placed in situations to make a choice, they most often choose physically attractive individuals. Physical appearance does not matter or at least is not a crucial factor in maintaining a loving relationship. However, it is important in the first contact.

Whether we like it or not, physical appearance is what other people will first notice with us. Many will now say:  But I want someone to love me for what I am, and not for how I look. That sounds like the situation is either-or – either you are beautiful or you’re a good person. And that’s not right, because you can be both. However, this does not mean that we should give up on ourselves and look bad – because it also produces a great deal of dissatisfaction.

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Dissatisfaction With Physical Appearance – Reality Or Subjective Perception?

As the contemporary way of life confronts us with many problems and challenges – most of the population has one thing in common: Dissatisfaction with their physical appearance.

Dissatisfaction disrupts and limits us in our daily activities and causes us to disguise or hide our bodies at various times of life. Sometimes these discontents are realistically grounded – but sometimes they are our completely unrealistic subjective experiences. This phenomenon is called distorted mirror syndrome.

What Are We Most Dissatisfied With?

Some people consider themselves fat or obese. Some suffer from a nose that just doesn’t fit in their face. Many women are obsessed with wanting to have bigger breasts. Of course, these are not the only aesthetic problems that we face. We also often have a fear of aging, dissatisfaction with the appearance of the first wrinkles – or a smile that is not good enough.

For some of these problems people have to turn to the cosmetic surgeon – but there are also some things that we can easily correct ourselves. And what are we most dissatisfied with when it comes to physical appearance and how to correct it? Here are some answers.

1. Skin Renewal

By the age of thirty, nothing important is missing in our skin. Hyaluron and collagen work seamlessly to hydrate and resilience our face and body, and almost only harmful UV rays can interfere with them. When we reach adulthood, the detrimental effects of the environment face cells that are losing their strength to defend themselves – and it is therefore important to constantly encourage healthy renewal processes. Besides cosmetics, mesotherapy is a great way to renew and rejuvenate skin cells. Mesorerapic cocktails inject minerals, vitamins and other important ingredients into our skin, making it more supple, more radiant and contouring.

2. Rhinoplasty

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It is an aesthetic correction in which small, surgically made changes in the anatomy of the nose can significantly affect the appearance of both the nose and the face as a whole. The goal of rhinoplasty is a harmonious relationship with other facial structures such as chin, forehead, and cheekbones.

Before the surgery, the surgeon carefully takes the anamnesis, examining the patient for previous traumas or surgeries on the nose –  and problems such as bleeding, breathing disorders, etc. Most patients who wish for aesthetic reasons for nose surgery require improvement in size – most commonly reducing and correcting the shape of the nose as a predominantly personal characteristic.

According to Dr Kien Ha, these are sometimes very demanding procedures that need to be done by experienced medical experts. The surgeon should have the experience to fully understand a person’s psychological, functional and aesthetic status – to assess how realistic the patient’s expectation is. The patient, burdened with a distorted picture of himself, is initially dissatisfied one.

3. Contouring The Face

Contouring the face and lips with hyaluronic fillers are one of the best tricks for refreshing the look and highlighting what is most beautiful on our face. Hyaluronic fillers are injected into the skin with microneedles, and this procedure, thanks to anaesthetic creams, almost painlessly results in the improved skin tone of the face and lips, increased lip volume, and gentle cheek lift. Also, it reflects a decrease in the visibility of wrinkles. In addition to using this modern treatment, the face can be contoured for a youthful look by clever use of makeup and highlighter.

4. New Smile

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We have heard for so many times that the smile is our biggest asset – and it is indeed true. White teeth can truly make a big difference. Modern tooth whitening techniques are not only very effective – but are also painless. Laser teeth whitening is currently the most sought after cosmetic treatment. In case you can’t afford professional teeth whitening treatment – buy a toothpaste that whitens your teeth and it will remove the stains from them. Therefore, your teeth will look fresh and beautiful.

5. Change Your Hairstyle

Hair is also very important, especially for women. If you want a hair-related change, you have several options. You can change your hairstyle and shorten your hair a little – or you can extend it with hair extensions. The downside of hair extensions is that they are generally expensive. However, some can be easily removed and put on which are easier to use.

If this is not what you want either, then you can try bangs. They will change both the appearance of the hair – and the appearance of the face. You can try long side bangs or shorter bangs whose downside is that they are difficult to maintain. Also, always a current option is to change the hair colour. However, what is most important is that the hair is always nourished and silky.

6. Eyebrow Correction And Colouring

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Changing your hair colour necessarily requires intervention on your eyebrows. It is the unwritten rule that the colour of an eyebrow – should be a shade or two different from the colour of your hair. If you have darker hair then your eyebrows should be lighter – and if you have lighter hair then your eyebrows should be darker. If you make a big change in your hair colour – you should also match your eyebrow colour with your hair.

Socialize, Rest, Avoid Stress

Socialization keeps us prettier, younger and makes us look beautiful. Maintain good, healthy relationships with others. Stay connected to the ones you love and make new friends. Good sleep is also of great importance. We all know how we look after a sleepless night and how we seek solutions to cover bags below our eyes. In addition to affecting physical appearance – sleep deprivation also affects our performance.

That means lower productivity, concentration and representativeness. Therefore, before going to bed, avoid caffeine, sugar, and large meals. And finally, try to avoid stress. Of course, it’s not easy, but give it a try. Stress, anger and remorse can be very damaging. If you are working on reducing your stress levels now – you will be grateful later. Engage in meditation and try to take a break.

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