Staying upbeat is essential for your wellbeing (and that of your friends and family)! Fashion is a wonderful thing, it can help you to express yourself and give others an idea of the type of person you are on the inside, plus it can also have a huge impact on your mood.
Wearing clothes that make you feel happy can really adjust your mood and boost self-confidence. It’s been proven that wearing bright colours and bold patterns can really cheer up your day. Check out the following ways you can use fashion and beauty to keep you, and everyone around you smiling.
Ask a personal shopper and they will tell you that injecting certain colours into your current wardrobe can make a real difference to your overall mood and well-being. Orange for example can make you feel positive and energetic, whereas green tones can help you feel calm and grounded. When choosing to wear colour to impact your mood, a small pop of colour injected by a coat, t-shirt or accessory can often be all that’s needed to do the trick.
According to scientific studies, fragrance plays a huge role in the way individuals feel. This is because a scent can remind of you of a certain memory or place. Surrounding yourself with a nostalgic fragrance that evokes feelings of a happy or positive time in life can give you a huge confidence boost and help to make you think more positively. Fragrance can also be calming, for example, there are certain scents or essential oils such as jasmine or lavender which are known for their ability to keep you feeling calm and collected.
A Little Make-up
Wearing a little makeup that draws attention to your favourite facial features can make you feel empowered, and ready to take on the world. For instance, a simple red lip can make many women feel sexy, strong and sensuous.
Flatter Your Figure
Wearing clothing that accentuates your figure and looks flattering gives a sense of self confidence, allowing you to feel comfortable in your own skin. If you lack body confidence, then how your clothing fits can have a huge impact on how you see your body. By simply choosing the correct fit for your body type, material (i.e. ribbed,) or getting clothing tailored, you could really improve the way you feel about yourself, and thus have a more positive mindset.
The way in which clothing feels on your skin can also greatly impact the way you feel. Different fabrics host a wide range of qualities, each of which can evoke various thoughts or feelings. For example, soft fabrics that physically feel good on the skin such as cashmere, cotton or silk can make you feel happy and comforted.
You can change the way other people perceive us by experimenting with a new haircut or colour. Hair is an important feature and therefore switching it up every now and again can really give a much needed confidence boost.
By making small changes to your personal style, you can sometimes get a completely new outlook on life and feel a lot happier and confident. The main thing to remember is that what you choose to wear should be a reflection of yourself as an individual, there is no right or wrong way to dress! Simply do what makes you feel most comfortable and experiment with different styles in order to find one which works perfectly for you and your mood.
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