Grooming does not mean applying lots of makeup on the face and wearing expensive clothes. It refers to cleaning and maintaining personal hygiene of the body parts. Grooming helps to intensify an individual’s confidence and it also helps to develop a wonderful personality. So, the first step to increase your self confidence is to take care of your personal hygiene. From the moment you start taking care of yourself, Your confidence will start to grow. Then first we need to know what is grooming. As I said before, that grooming is the practice of cleaning and maintaining hygiene of different body parts. So, today I will tell you the 15 best and easy grooming tips for women. Which is very effective.
Grooming becomes even more important when you have to meet with people on a daily basis. When you follow a routine, however long it takes, it is not as important. Grooming can help to achieve many goals aspects of your life. You feel great when you take care of yourself, This great feeling comes from the depths of your heart. When you feel good from the inside, your confidence level increases. Then this realization automatically comes in you that you are capable of achieving more.
But lack of confidence is often seen in many women. In many cases the reason is not being able to groom themselves properly. There are many people who do not like such people who do not care for hygiene and grooming themselves.
Ok, without talking too much, lets know the 15 best and easy grooming tips for women. Are you ready to transform yourself into a better form?
1. First focus on healthy, glowing skin
Is the glow of your skin lost? Is your skin healthy? How will you know if your skin is healthy or not? If your skin glows without any makeup, there is no flakiness or redness on the skin, with no breakouts, will understand that your skin is healthy. But nowadays the main problem is seen in most women, that is the lack of natural radiance in their skin.
There could be many reasons for this. Not drinking enough water, not paying attention to skincare, Not living a healthy life, It could also be the cause that the stress level is increasing day by day in everyone’s life.
So, first, you have to focus on these problems. You need to start drinking plenty of water every day and also pay special attention to your skin care routine. Start a healthy life, healthy diet, and stay stress-free. When you are healthy from the inside, Your skin will also look healthy as well.
2. Understand your skin
The first step in nurturing yourself is to follow a skincare routine and to understand your skin. Understand what your skin wants and what is your skin type. Skin products or make-up products should not be used without knowing your skin. Know your skin, then use the products based on that.
First, identify your skin type
Is your skin, oily or dry, combination or normal? Here are different skin types are discussed below. Hopefully, it will be helpful to find out what your skin type is.
Normal skin– Your skin is balanced, there is no dryness or oiliness. Not sensitive and you have a smooth surface.
How to take care of normal skin?
If your skin type is normal, use a water-based cleanser, use a non-alcoholic toner. Invest in a lightweight moisturizer. You can also use night moisturizer to hydrate your skin and use a face mask if needed.
Combination skin– Your skin gets dry around cheeks, oily in the t-zone, breakout around t-zone, and enlarged pores around the nose.
How to take care of combination skin?
If your skin type is combination, then look for alcohol-free and sulfate-free cleansers. Use sulfate-free and paraben-free toner. Moisturize your skin on a regular basis, and find a moisturizer which is alcohol free, and does not contain mineral oil, petrolatum.
Oily skin-Your skin is prone to breakouts.There are no dry patches. Skin looks thick and greasy with visibly large open pores.
How to take care of oily skin?
If your skin type is oily, use such products which contain salicylic acid. It helps to deep cleans the pores and also gentle on the skin, hyaluronic acid is non-irritating on the skin, and kaolin clay which is not too drying and removes blackheads. Avoid alcohol and sulfate-based products.
- Dry skin– Your skin is flaky and gets easily dry, tight and red.
How to take care of dry skin?
If your skin is dry, then invest in such products which contain ceramide, hyaluronic acid, glycolic acid. Avoid alcohol-based products.
Whatever your skin type is, you need to follow these few steps regularly to achieve healthy and glowing skin. Use a face clay mask if needed. Drink a lot of water.
3. Exfoliate skin
It is important to exfoliate your skin. It helps to make your skin look more radiant and smooths the skin.
Exfoliations are able to reduce fine lines and wrinkles by stimulating collagen production. It removes all the dead cells and helps to reduce dullness.
If your skin has open wounds or cuts then avoid exfoliate your skin. Do not exfoliate skin too often, exfoliating your skin too often can lead to redness and dryness. It will depend on your skin type as to how often you should exfoliate with any mechanical tool, it is important to be careful and be extra gentle.
After exfoliation, rinse off the skin with lukewarm water, do not use hot water. You can use a natural loofah or soft bristle brush to exfoliate your body. Make sure to dry loofahs after every use and replace it very often.
4. Use sunscreen
Not using sunscreen is not a good idea and it may cause hyperpigmentation, fine lines, and wrinkles to your skin. Apply sunscreen whenever you going out. In cloudy days, 80% of the sun rays can reach your skin and damage the skin.
You must apply sunscreen every day, even when it is cloudy. Use a broad-spectrum sunscreen with SPF 30+ to protect your skin against UVB rays. Also don’t forgate to wear sunglasses under the sunlight. Apply sunscreen 15minutes before stepping out. Reapply such sunscreen every 2 hours.
Avoid using sunscreen whith containe oxybenzone or paraben. Don’t forget your lips, lips also needs protection, use a balm with SPF. Your acne scars will take more time to disappear. That is why you should not miss your sunscreen, never.
You should also use sunscreen indoors. Because when you are sitting near computer screen you are exposing your skin to the skin-damaging light. The blue light from smart devices can damage our skin. You need to use sunscreen on all parts of your skin that are exposed to the sun.
5. BB cream
If you don’t want to use a lot of makeup, then BB cream is for you. Whenever you do make up, you have to follow a number of steps – moisturizing, primer, foundation, and sunscreen, and also it takes a lot of time. But if you use BB cream, it takes less time and it gives great result. It will save money and space in your make up bag. Sometimes make up feels too heavy, but on the other hand, a BB cream is all in one.
It moisturizes your skin, gives full coverage as a foundation and also it contains sunscreen. The key ingredients in a BB cream are antioxidants. You can use BB cream when you travel instead of carrying so many makeup products.
6. Minimal makeup
Do not overdo your makeup. Makeup helps to intensify your look. If you overdo your makeup, it probably changes your looks completely, and also looks artificial, cakey.
Allow your skin to breathe by applying minimal products. You can use a concealer to cover your uneven skin tone or dark circles. Use medium coverage foundation. Use mascara to make your eye look bigger and brighter.
Choose a neutral shade eyeshadow, or you can also skip this step if you want. Don’t overdo your eye makeup during day time. Use delicate light shades or nude shades of lipstick. Just keep it simple and you are good to go. Use light makeup for the everyday look.
If you are going out for parties or any special occasions, then you can opt for a full coverage foundation, bold colors and more vibrant makeup shades.
7. Clean your makeup brush
How often do you clean your makeup brushes? According to makeup artists, we should clean our makeup brushes more often in order to prevent bacteria buildup.
Dirty makeup brushes actually can lead to breakouts. Even if you do the right skincare, although your skin is often having breakouts. This is probably the reason of using dirty makeup brushes.
Cleaning the makeup brushes frequently will not only prevent breakout on your skin. It also increases the lifespan of your makeup brushes, and it helps to makeup products applied in a better way.
There are so many ways to clean your makeup brushes if you don’t want to buy any cleanser for your brushes, then you can use gentle soap or your face wash. If you prefer to buy a cleanser for your makeup brushes then you can invest in a cleaning glove, any spirit based makeup brush cleaner.There are so many cleansers that are made specially for cleaning brushes.
Cleaning glove gives deep clean. It also helps to remove both powder and liquid makeup from the brushes. Also, remember to clean your beauty blenders, at least once or twice a week.
Now how to clean makeup brushes? First wet the bristles with soapy water, gently massage the tips of the bristles into your palm or, if you are using cleaning gloves then suirl your brushes around the glove. Rinse the bristles thoroughly in plain water.
Finally, gently wipe brushes with a dry cloth, and let the makeup brushes fully air dry before using again.
8. Bad breath
You may think you brushed your teeth as you wake up in the morning, and that’s enough. No, that’s not enough. When it comes to oral hygiene, you need to be a little more aware.
Suppose you are talking face-to-face to someone, if you have bad breath or if a small piece of food stuck in your teeth, you may not realize it, but the person standing in front of you can see it. It is not appealing at all and also embarrassing at the same time.
Brushing your teeth once a day is not enough. When you eat food, the food gets stuck in your teeth. This causes bacterial build up in the mouth and creates bad breath. If you drink less water, this may be an additional reason.
Dry mouth creates bad breath too, if you have dry mouth, it creates tooth decay, because you don’t have saliva there to break down bacteria. So drink plenty of water or at least eight glasses of water a day. You can also try sugerfree chewing gum to quick fix. Stay away from alcohol and smoking. Make sure to brush your teeth twice a day.
Using a toothbrush for a long time makes it ineffective to clean your teeth. You should replace your toothbrush every three months or you can use an electrical toothbrush, you have to do is just change its head.
This could be a more serious situation. We, therefore, recommend you to consult with your dentist.
9. Smell nice
Sweating is a common thing, Everyone sweats, more or less. But body odor is becoming a serious problem. Even though you don’t smell your body odor, but others can. So, how to smell good?
If you worried about your body odor, don’t worry, we are here to help you. You can use deodorant, antiperspirant or a good perfume. But first, you need to know the difference between the two. So, deodorant protects against odors, while antiperspirant helps to control sweating.
Do you know that sweat is actually odorless? When sweat mixes with bacteria, it creates odor. You need to identify your problem and then decide which product you should apply.
You can also follow few steps to prevent body odor.
- Wash your underarms every single day.
- Shave your underarms.
- Wear natural fiber cloths.
- Cotton bamboo help to get rid of this problem. So buy some breathable fabric clothes.
- Avoid synthetic materials like polyester, rayon.
- Wash sweaty clothes regularly.
- You can try some home remedies as well.
10. Get rid of unwanted hair
Every human being has hair on their body and there is nothing to be ashamed of. But if you want to get rid of those unwanted hair on the body, you can remove them. There are so many options with so much information available.
When you shave, the razor cuts the hair from the surface of your skin. Shaving is a painless method. But the results are short-lived, hair begins to grow back after a few days. So you need to shave every few days. When you shave, you should be careful because there are high chances to cut yourself and also frequent shaving can irritate your skin, razor burns.
Depilatory is a cream, which can remove unwanted hair. By using depilatory the result tends to last a little bit longer than shaving. Remember that these products may irritate your skin, so we would suggest you that before applying do a patch test. It’s a quick and easy method. You just need to apply it, wait a few minutes then rinse it off. Don’t worry, here are more other options for you.
Waxing is a painful process, but give you the best result. It removes hairs from the roots. This is why hair takes few weeks to regrow. But this process requires practice to learn. While you are waxing, make sure you are using a wooden stick.
LASER HAIR REMOVER
Laser beam destroy the hair follicle, so the hair can not grow back. But this process needs a lot of time, it takes about 5-6 sessions. Laser hair removal treatment is a permanent solution. After each session the hair will grow back thinner and finer.
You can use a laser hair removal device at home, you will need to use the device for a longer time for best result. Remember, after the treatment you need to cover the treated area and stay away from the sunlight for a few days.
Threading is the best option for your eyebrows shaping. It is also a painful process, but it also gives a great result. Results can last from 5 to 6 weeks.
Tweezing is the easiest method. It is only able to target individual hair. It is a time consuming process. After threading your eyebrows you can maintain the shape of your eyebrows by tweezing.
Finally, now you know all the ways to remove hair. Now, choose the method that seems right to you.
An important step in grooming is to take care of your hair. You need to wash your hair regularly, at least twice or three times a week. If you are not able to maintain long hair, then it is best that you keep it short. If you get dry scalp, then limit your washing hair.
Start using sulfate free shampoo and parabens free shampoo. Most shampoos have chemicals which are bad for our hair. When selecting a shampoo, it’s important to pick the right kind of shampoo that suits your scalp and hair.
Conditioners make the hair fall straight and manageable. Conditioner is the second step of hair washing. Simply washing your hair can make your hair dryer and dull. Your hair needs nourishment. The conditioner has humectants and oils to make the hair soft. Do not apply conditioner on your scalp, simply apply it to the ends of your hair.
Oiling your hair increases moisture and shine in your hair. It is also soften the hair, reduce hair loss and increase blood circulation to the scalp which helps to grow your hair fast.
Avoid using heat styling products, straighteners, blow dryers etc. These products make hair dry and can damage your hair.
12. Healthy lifestyle
If you have been living an unhealthy life for so long, then from now on begin living a healthy life. Get at least 8-9 hours of sleep per day, begin to eat healthy food. Add to your diet more veggies. Drink lots of water daily and start doing physical exercise.
No matter how well you care for your skin and hair, nothing will work unless you lead a healthy lifestyle. When you are healthy on the inside, the effect will be seen on your skin and hair as well. Avoid fast food, sweetened beverages, carbonated beverages. Make balanced food by including a variety of fruits, vegetables and protein in your weekly menu.
After exercise, you will feel renewed and they also decrease stress and improve mental health.
So make sure you live a healthy life. Trust me, that’s going to give you great results in the future.
When we take our skin seriously, we often overlook nail care. As with skincare, we also need to focus on nail care. Manicure is not the only way you can take care of your nails. You can take care of your nails on your own without getting a manicure, which costs you a lot of money. So here are a few simple hacks to help you do this.
Clean your nails regularly and ensure they are dry. Because wet nails help to accumulate germs. You need to take care of your nails regularly. Also, when your nails soaked in water for a long time, it may lead your nails to split. So, keep your nails dry and clean.
If biting nails are your habit, Please stop biting your nails. It is damaging your nails and oral health too. Biting nails make your nails weak and brittle and it harms your cuticles as well.
You can use natural disinfectants on your nails to keep the bacteria away and also to prevent germs from building up on your nails.
You need to trim your nails regularly. Before trimming wet them. Take out some time every week to trim your nails and shape them as you like. Avoid using gel and acrylics. Gel and acrylics can harm your nails so badly. Whenever you use nail filer, pay attention to how you do it. File your nails slowly and gently. Begin filing your nails from a corner to the center and then from the center to the other edge. Remember to wear gloves whenever you do the house chores.
Your dress says a lot about you. How you carry them, what you wear, plays a vital role. So, you should wear clothes that make you feel comfortable. Always wear ironed, clean and fitted clothes. It will also increase your confidence a lot, but keep in mind that your clothes should not be so tight that you feel uncomfortable. Always wear clothes according to the occasion.
If most of your clothes are in neutral color, you can combine them with an accessory which gives a personal touch. When you are buying clothes, check out every angle of yourself in the mirror. If you feel comfortable, then go for it.
Footwear completes the outfit. People look at a person’s footwear and create an impression based on that. After wearing the shoes, you must clean the shoes. Always wear clean footwear. Whenever your footwear torn or break then immediately change them. The type of shoes you wear will be completely up to you. If you prefer to wear heels more or sandals more, wear those which help to increase your confidence.
Now you know that by putting a certain amount of effort, you can make a positive change. It will take less time for you to do all these tasks. Make sure you feel great every time whenever you go out. Use these grooming tips and maximize your confidence. Grooming plays an essential role in increasing self confidence. When everything in you is clean and complete from head to toe, it will have an influence on your overall look If you start from scratch, it will give you such great results in the future. I hope this post “15 best and easy grooming tips for women” will help you.
So, Always feel good, smell good, look good and smile big.