Instagram
Instagram
Instagram
Instagram
Instagram
Instagram
Instagram
Instagram
Instagram
Instagram
What Is Wrong With Natural Beauty 0
in Beauty

What Is Wrong With Natural Beauty

Is our obsession with looking younger actually making us look older?  I spent the last few days looking at teenagers posing in high fashion magazines and I started to feel really old.  Then again, when I start really paying attention to many (not all) Hollywood stars, I feel like they look kind of plastic and weird. Now, it’s very common knowledge that the use of fillers and plastic surgery is rampant in the entertainment industry, but is a lot of it making them/us look older?

I’m actually not against using some, we’ll call them enhancers, to smooth out the wrinkles that I’m starting to see on my face, but I suppose I am asking the age old question: what is wrong with natural beauty? Why can’t we be happy with ageing naturally and just trying to look our best every day?

Then I went out on the streets and started paying closer attention to the “real” (not posed, airbrushed or expertly made up) women and realized that many of them look really good.

When I think back to my mom and my grandmother, they always took great care of themselves. My mother taught me about using high quality skincare products. In fact, when I was about 13 and started my first battle with acne, she took me to the store and helped me put together a comprehensive skincare routine. My sister has the most fabulous freckles that make an appearance every summer that I’m totally jealous of.
what is wrong with natural beauty

WHAT IS WRONG WITH NATURAL BEAUTY

“And the beauty of a woman, with passing years only grows!”
― Audrey Hepburn

IT’S NEVER TOO LATE TO START

The good news is that it’s never too late to start taking care of your skin and there are lots of things you can do to always look your best.

FIRST STEPS

  • Cleanse & Exfoliate. Our skin sheds its dead skin cells and when they aren’t removed, they build up and can clog your pores, exacerbate or even cause acne, make your skin look dull and tired and increase the visibility of wrinkles.
  • Tone. After you’ve cleaned your face, a toner will nourish your skin while replenishing and hydrating it with antioxidants and other vital ingredients to its health.
  • Serum. A serum has smaller molecules which can penetrate deep into all three layers of your skin: the epidermis, the dermis and finally the hypodermis (deep subcutaneous tissue).
  • Moisturize. As you age, your skin naturally loses moisture, so look for one specifically designed for ageing skin.
  • Sun Protection. Your number one defense against ageing will be sun care and that should be enough to make you want to wear it every day.
  • Masks. Masks are like the cherry on top of your regular skincare routine. The right mask is an additional luxurious treatment for whatever skin issues you might be experiencing.

THE RULES

It’s so easy to get caught up in all the product hype out there. I absolutely want to try everything new, but I’m also very conscious of the ingredients that are going on my skin.

  • Know your skin type
  • Understand the ingredients
  • Don’t believe the hype
  • Be consistent
  • Give it time

Read the full article: HOW DO I KNOW IF MY SKINCARE IS WORKING

In addition, being conscious of what goes into your body will go a long way in how your skin appears. I know that if I overindulge in some wine or sweets, I can be sure that my skin will tell me loud and clear the next day. It’s important to know what you need to stock up on.

  • Water
  • Omega 3 fatty acids
  • Zinc
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E

Read the full article: HOW WHAT YOU EAT AFFECTS YOUR SKIN

I think that until we begin taking care of our skin and making it look its best in its natural state, there really is no point in using any enhancements because you’ll only be masking years of neglect and it will show through.

Continue the conversation on INSTAGRAM and FACEBOOK

IF YOU ENJOYED THIS ARTICLE PLEASE SHARE IT AND SIGN UP FOR REGULAR UPDATES

blogger

caroline

caroline

Caroline has worked with international designers in fashion retail and completed professional makeup courses when working in the beauty industry. Her love of writing, photography and film inspired her to work at the Canadian Film Center and then to earn a BFA in Screenwriting. In addition to her blog, Style On The Side, you can see her work in Huffington Post Canada and other international websites.
caroline

Latest posts by caroline (see all)

You Might Also Like

What To Pack For A Flight

Travel Beauty Tips

Gift Guide For The Beauty Lover

Best Beauty Products For Fall

Adore Organic Vitamin C Kit Review

How To Properly Wash Your Face

Best Hairstyles For Your 40s

From Long Hair To A Short Cut

How To Make Your Eyes Look Brighter

How To Choose A Foundation

Secrets To Beautiful Skin

Beauty Benefits Of Tumeric

Best Face Mask For Skin Your Type

Post Flight Skincare

How Much SPF You Actually Need

Fall Skincare Guide

Importance of Exfoliating: Beauty

Exercise And Your Skin

How To Choose Hair Color

How To Love Perfume When You Don’t

European Vs American Beauty

Beauty Products To Bring You Calm

Best Haircuts For Your Face Shape

How To Wear Shimmer Powder

Eyebrows Before and After

Make Up Forever Foundation in HD

Do I Need SPF For My Hair

World Oceans Day 2014

Easy Makeup For Summer

Best Eyeshadow For Brown Eyes

How To Prep Your Skin For Makeup

Best Pedicure Products

Best Florist In Vancouver

Best Canadian Organic Skincare

Rosehip Oil A Beauty Must

How To Choose The Perfect Mascara

Best Blush For Your Skin Tone

How To Wear Pink Lipstick

Top 5 Beauty Posts Of 2015

How To Easily Relieve Holiday Stress

Oliveda Olive Tree Pharmacy Review

How To Prevent Breakouts

Truth About Style: Stacy London

How To Let Your Natural Beauty Shine Through

Beauty Travel Survival Guide

Top Summer Essentials 2014

Beauty Mark Holiday Event

Beauty Sunday De Bachmakov

Fall Makeup Guide

How To Grow Longer And Thicker Hair

How To Clean Your Pores

Your Best Hair For Spring

How To Get Beautiful Nails

Everything You Wanted To Know About Brows

Cosmetologist The One Stop Shop

How To Look Your Best Without Makeup

Summer Health And Beauty

Giorgio Armani Lipstick

Your Best Skin In 2016

Flowers in Winter Style

Shiseido Sun Protection Stick

Summer Beauty Must Haves 2014

Best Foundation For Travel

The Best Eyeliner A Review From The Experts

How To Fight Frizz

Best Spring Perfumes

Best Plum Lipsticks

How To Get Flawless Summer Legs

Best Face And Body Foundation

Best DIY Masks For Oily Skin

Nars Makeup Counter

Armani CC Lipstick in Attitude: Review

Beauty Icon Inspiration

Beauty Tips To Look Younger

How To Wear High Heels Without Pain

How To Make Your Hair Look Thicker

How To Create Beachy Waves

Classic Lipsticks Every Woman Should Own

How to take your makeup from winter to spring

Makeup Tips For Your 30s

How To Wake Up Looking Fabulous

How To Look Great In Photos

What Is The Deal With Loving Your Body

How To Wear Pink Eye Shadow

Perfect Makeup For Every Event

How To Choose The Best Lipstick Colour

Best Lip Balms For Beautiful Lips

Belmondo: Organic Skin Care

Best Lip Scrubs Beauty

30 Day Ultimate Skincare Challenge

How To Choose The Best Makeup Brushes

Winter Skincare Tips

Best Gifts For The Beauty Lover

How To Make Beauty Products Last

How To Wear Face Lace Guest Post

How To Pick The Best Nude Lipstick

Why Is Beauty Sleep A Real Thing

Guest Post: Latte Art Cappuccino Cream-in-Scrub

How To Wear Coloured Eyeshadow

Is SPF 15 Enough

Beauty Sunday Push Up Liner Review

My Top 5 Must Have Skin Products

Best Hand Creams

How To Wear Metallic Eye Shadow

Beauty: Samples Part 1

Holiday Beauty Survival Guide

All About Spring In Style

Best Beauty Products 2013

Links A La Mode

How To Wear Green Eyeshadow

How To Deal With Dry Winter Hair

Drugstore Vs High End Cosmetics

Gatsby Lipstick: Beauty

Hand Cream in Brown Sugar

How To Update Your Makeup For Fall

Best Beauty Products For The Beach

How To Become A Makeup Artist

Last Minute Beauty Holiday Tricks

How To Age Gracefully

Beauty Party: Powder Puff Evening

Argan Oil: Liquid Gold

What Your Lipstick Colour Says About You

Revlon Nail Art Moon Candy

L’Oreal Colour Riche Lipstick Review

La Parfumerie: My Perfumes

How Do I know If My Skincare Is Working

How To Keep Curls Frizz Free

Beauty Tips For Your 30s

Beauty Makeover At MAC

How To Be Elegant Every Day

Tips On Staying Healthy During The Holidays

How To Create The Perfect Nude Lips

DIY Face Masks For Dry Skin

Drugstore Vs High End Lipstick

Canadian Beauty Products

Best Heat Protection: Beauty in Style

How To Wear Plum Lipstick

Summer 2017 Skincare And Makeup

Best Hydrating Mists For Summer

Beauty Tips For Your 40s

Best Eyeshadow For Blue Eyes

Oribe Gold Lust For Frizz: Review

Laura Mercier In Oleander Review

Powder Puff Event: Best Skincare Products

Brushes VS Fingers Makeup Application

Best Hairstyling Products 2013

Best Makeup For Luminous Skin

How To Choose Your Fall Perfume

Beauty Mark Craving Beauty Products

How To Choose The Right Shampoo

Your Guide To Makeup Brushes

How To Repair Damaged Hair

A smear, a smudge and a stain

How To Use Facial Oil

Look Younger In A Few Easy Steps

Best Cream For Dry Hands

How To Prevent Wrinkles

Beauty Blunders And How To Fix Them

Dior Color And Shine Jelly Balm

Easy Makeup Looks When You Are Pressed For Time

How To Wear Perfume In Summer

How To Do An At Home Pedicure

Cargo Cosmetics Eye Shadow: Review

Benefits Of Almond Oil

Everyday Makeup Staples

Beauty Sunday Anti Aging Night Butter

How To Update Your Makeup

Best Eyeshadow For Green Eyes

How To Choose A Summer Fragrance

Organic Skincare Spiezia Made For Life

Hydration For Skin Beauty

How To Get Rid Of Dark Circles

Alterna Caviar Shampoo Product Review

How To Find A New Hair Stylist

How To Wear Dark Nail Polish

Benefits Of Vitamin C

How To Wear Makeup To The Gym

Best Face Masks For Spa Sundays

How To Avoid Hat Hair

Skin Care Tips For Your 20s

How To Find The Perfect Foundation

YSL Cosmetics Top Secret Review

Drugstore Vs High End Mascara

Beauty Benefits Of Roses

Beauty Benefits Of Honey

Bridal Beauty Style

How To Choose A Signature Scent

Your Fragrance Personality

Best Makeup For An Even Complexion

Best Pink Lipsticks For Summer

Find Your Perfect Scent (or two, or three)

4 Angels Beauty: A Day Of Indulgence

Caudalie Beauty Elixir

Best Summer Beauty Products

How To Always Love Your Hair

How To Get Shiny Hair

How To Prep Lips For Lipstick

Premium Hydration Hyaluronic Acid Serum Review

How To Wear Red Lipstick In The Summer

How To Prep Your Skin For Summer

Have Soft Younger Looking Hands Now

At Home Sunburn Cures

Adult Acne And How To Fight It

Statement Lips For Spring 2015

How To Look Awake Without Makeup

Summer Hair Care Tips

Best Haircuts For Fine Hair

How To Look Your Best For The Holidays

Best Eyeshadows: It’s raining colours!

Microderm360 Your Path To Beautiful Skin

How To Update Your Makeup For Summer

Shu Uemura Shampoo Review

Treats for a Rainy Day

Beauty Mistakes That Make You Look Older

Summer Skincare Challenge

Skoah: My Skin Care Personal Training

How To Get Beachy Waves

Best Beauty Boutique Curlique

Do I Really Need To Use A Serum

Tory Burch Sunglasses

Drugstore Vs High End Foundation

Top Reasons For Drinking Water

Post Workout Beauty Hacks

Best Dry Shampoo And How To Use It

Lipsticks for Summer 2014

Rules Of Giving Beauty Gifts

How To Wear Gold Makeup

Importance of Makeup Removal

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close