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Good Eyeliner makes me feel beautiful. So does a great fragrance. And confidence of course. Confidence gives us the will to apply that gorgeous eyeliner and spritz the entrancing perfumes.

the right conditioner 0_0
I know it sounds crazy but if my hair doesnt feel right, I feel gross and ugly. hair plays a big part in my self-esteem for some reason… it doesn’t even matter what it looks like; if it’s soft, silky and had a fresh blowdry then I feel fabulous – but if it’s feeling like brittle greasy straw then I get really down :/

Honestly, age. I use to be scared of aging but the more into my 30’s I get, I realize I’m beautiful even without all my make up. And that’s because I know who I am and what I want and that makes me feel stronger and more beautiful.

Yes, me too! I love ageing; every white hair and every year makes me so happy! And my makeup preferences are related to that. There is a mature actress named Rekha in India, and when I was a child, I used to be entranced by photos of her in the magazines – she has this signature dark lip. I always associated that with age – with being a mature, confident, strong woman. And I feel mature, confident and strong – very powerful – when I wear a dark lip. I never wear makeup to look younger. And with my favourite rosy-brown blush, I feel like a woman, (and all the tremendous power that comes with that); not a girl.

Clear skin. For a long time I’ve had severe acne issues, and finally it has started to clear up. It has really boosted my self-esteem πŸ™‚

I feel most beautiful when I have a full face of makeup on. I can use the colors and shapes to express my mood that day, and create an armor for myself if that is what I want. I can paint a welcoming smile or a ‘leave me alone’ mask. No matter if it is the ‘hi’ smile or the ‘bye’ mask, though, it makes me feel beautiful.

Those rare moments when everything- appearance, occasion, company, mood, falls perfectly into place. When I’m not in a hurry and can be calm when I arrive somewhere. A couple of favourite perfumes and pieces of jewellery. New clothes.

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HAIR EXTENSIONS and acrylic sparkly long nails and matching toes, tanning, perfume, and as of recently i have been working on my face makeup more and found that i can look damn good when i try jus a lil harder!! I have always been very confidant and push the edge with my look and feeling good about yourself is the catalyst for glamoring up for sure!!! I would be so sad if i couldn’t have all my lil luxury’s i treat myself to, i am ok wit busting my ass for them!! as women our hair is our crowning glory and if you don’t feel good about yours it makes you feel lack luster…. which is where i fall if i don’t enhance mine. Simple solution, if you cant achieve it, then weave it!!!!!

First and foremost …
My son makes me feel beautiful n the fact that he is symbol of our love ….
n if we r talking about materialistic thing …. then
a perfectttttttt pout makes me feel beautiful plus white footwear with gorgeous nail paint πŸ™‚

1 when I loose weight without trying to πŸ™‚
2 when I have no spots, my skin is used to be quite bad, right now its much much better, so everytime I look in the mirror and so no zits I feel beautiful
3 when I have fresh mani-pedi, freshly washed hair, minimal and natural make-up I feel confident and beautiful

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Although feeling put-together plays a part (makeup/clothes), ultimately I find I feel the most beautiful when I’m feeling capable, when I’m helping others learn tools to help themselves, when I’m learning, when I’m at peace, when I’ve been exercising, and most of all, when I’m feeling a quiet joy for all the things I have and the people who I love and love me.

When my boyfriend tells me I’m gorgeous after waking up with bed hair and no makeup πŸ™‚

When I’m feeling down, a good deep conditioner, a bit of blush and mascara and perfume makes me feel so much better.

In case of emergency, wear bright red lipstick and be fabulous.

Sounds odd, but when I feel my makeup and clothing matches the image I am trying to project of myself and I’m in possession of the demeanour I want.

Clear skin makes me feel beautiful. When my bare skin is fresh and blemish free, I find that I’m able to feel beautiful with or without makeup.

In this day and age, it’s hard to get enough rest, eat properly, drink enough water and truly take care of your skin properly (hellooooo, lazily using make-up wipes when I should be cleansing my face properly!) so when my skin is clear and beautiful… I count my blessings and consider my self lucky.

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omg i know. i drink tons of water and sleep enough lately and eat well, BUT….. Im so guilty of the makeup wipes and i do notice that my skin breaks out more as it shouldnt be a face washing substitute i guess ugh…… im gonna go wash my face now

My instinct is to recoil at the notion that my sense of beauty comes from a product, but the reality is much more complex than that. As someone whose behaviour was tightly policed by family and peer groups for a long time, the process of taking my appearance into my own hands was when I finally started seeing myself as “beautiful.” I feel most beautiful when I look in the mirror and can think “Yes! The girl I see is EXACTLY who I want to be!”

Thick, well-trimmed bangs, my giant glasses, bold lipstick, and gorgeous high heels make me feel like ME. And I am beautiful πŸ™‚

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