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6 Easy Ways to Feel Comfortable in Your Own Skin

Mia Morales Oct 24, 2019
For many people in this world, confidence does not come easily. For such people, it can be really difficult to feel comfortable in their own skin.
It's for this reason that many people hide behind ill-fitting clothing or even the makeup that they don't particularly like wearing. If you want to change your outlook and embrace your own natural beauty, it's absolutely something that can be done.
However, self-acceptance doesn't normally happen overnight. By giving yourself time and taking the tips shared here into account, it self confidence can be easily achieved!

1. Take Care of Skin

Taking care of your skin is one of the best ways to get confident and love the way you look. Fortunately, it's easier to do this with the help of a dermatologist, online forums, and beauty experts at cosmetic retailers.
By getting professional advice and natural beauty tips from experts, you'll be able to begin taking great care of your skin. Whether your issue is with chronic dryness or you are bothered by redness, there are solutions you can learn.

2. Go to a Spa

If you have time and budget, a trip to a nearby spa can be a great investment. Try different facial treatments or even threading/waxing to remove unwanted hair. By doing so, you'll get an appearance you like without having to wear any makeup.

3. Practice Self Affirmations

Since confidence doesn't come easy, repeating affirmations is a great way to help boost your self-esteem. Repeat these in the morning when you wake up, throughout the day when you don't feel your best, and at night before you go to bed.
While there are many things you can say, some great ideas to get started include:
  • I love myself and my personality
  • I am beautiful and love my eyes
  • I am confident and can tackle anything
  • My differences are what make me unique

4. Stop the Scrutiny

Scrutinizing yourself and noticing every flaw will drag your self esteem and ruin your confidence. Avoid this by taking a step back from mirror. Your moles, birthmarks, curls, and freckles make you unique and should be celebrated.
Instead of spending time doubting yourself, spend time doing things that make you happy. It can be beneficial to join a support group that focuses on body positivity. It's easy to find these through social media with #selfacceptance and #confidenceisbeautiful.

5. Don't Focus on Others

Although social media can be useful in finding allies to help improve your confidence, it can also cause self-doubt. Filters, staged photos, edited pictures are everywhere, so it's easy to think that everyone looks perfect. This can cause self doubt, you may think you're not beautiful.
The truth is, social media is full of smoke and mirrors. This is why it should be used less. Spending too much time idolizing those who use tools to alter their appearance can ruin your self loving.

6. Start with Small Steps

If you're determined to love your natural beauty, then spend time not wearing makeup. This can initially be small amounts of time, such as a trip to the grocery store or a quick appointment, until you start to build your confidence.
Eventually, as you get used to going out with no makeup, you can build a healthy relationship and develop the self-love that's so important for each individual.

Embrace Natural Beauty Without Fear

If you've had years of self-doubt and lack of confidence, natural beauty can be difficult to embrace. However, if you're willing to take time and learn more about yourself, it's possible. Fortunately, when it does, you will see how beautiful you are and can begin a brand new chapter in your life.