If there is one thing I've learned as a 30-something year old woman, it's that you can't please everyone all of the time. And, there's nothing sexier than a woman who knows who she is, confident and happy. Embrace yourself; be confident, sexy and happy with these eight tips.
Wear Your Hair
Growing up with curly hair, I used to try anything that would straighten my hair. As I reached adulthood, I found myself wanting to explore how to style my authentic textured hair in a way that expressed my individuality and highlighted my beauty. It took a while, but I learned to let go of the straightening processes and embrace my naturally curly hair texture.
When working out, a good way to maintain curly hair is to moisturize the ends and tie it up while you work out. Use natural products such as coconut and olive oil on the ends to prevent frizz. If your hair texture is too fine to handle that type of oil, be sure to dab a bit of water to the ends and wrap it in a bun. The moisture will preserve the ends. Tuck the ends away to help preserve your curls.
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Embrace Your SmileIf you find the one thing you and Madonna have in common is a gap in your smile, don't be so quick to run out and get it fixed. Instead, embrace that unique trait in your smile. Some women undergo years of wearing braces to correctly align their teeth and there's nothing wrong with that. However, if you find that's the only dental flaw you have, try embracing it before undergoing expensive and lengthy treatments to correct it.
In order to present a flawless smile, be sure to get your teeth professionally cleaned twice a year. One way to cosmetically alter your smile is to whiten your teeth. You can choose the cost effective, yet still effective, route of using over-the-counter whitening products. Or pay a bit more and have the dentist perform the procedure. Either way, your smile will be bright and reflective of your uniqueness.
Flaunt Your ScarI have many scars. From some of the scars I could tell you an awesome story from an adventure I had. From other scars, I have no idea where they came from. Still, I love my scars because they remind me that I have had adventures, and I can take care of myself even when something unpleasant happens. Every scar has a story. Instead of hiding it, make it stand for something meaningful in your life.
If you have a newly formed scar, try using cocoa butter to heal the scar. Over time, it will flatten and smooth the scar as not to draw too much attention to it.