4 Reasons Why a Holistic Beauty Routine Can Really Improve Your Quality of Life

By Hand On The Hip - 4/04/2019

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Generally speaking, we all want to look our best, regardless of whatever other factors might be at play in our lives. There’s just something about feeling that we are presenting ourselves in the best and most attractive way that has a positive knock-on effect in various other dimensions of our lives.

In recent times, the beauty industry has been tilting more and more towards the idea of “holistic” and “natural” beauty products, with companies such as artNaturals doing a good job of offering such services up in an easy and accessible way for the general public.

It might be that you are very busy, and don’t spend as much time as you’d like on your beauty routine. Or, maybe, you feel like there’s something shallow and flippant about even having a beauty routine in the first place.

Well, here are a few reasons why a holistic beauty routine can significantly improve your quality of life across multiple dimensions, and not just in terms of your physical appearance. Maybe some of these points will convince you to take a holistic beauty routine seriously.

Because the act of taking care of yourself, and taking pride in yourself, impacts your orientation towards everything else in life

There are a lot of old sayings from around the world that equate to “the way you treat yourself is the way you treat other people” or “the way you treat yourself is the way you treat the world.”

Of course, if you sit down and think about this for a minute, you’re likely to realise that the happier you are with yourself, and the more you’re taking care of yourself, the more positively you are likely to feel about other things and people in general.

At the same time, when you’re constantly neglecting yourself, you’re probably not going to be the most pleasant person for others to be around.

Taking care of yourself – such as via a holistic beauty routine – sends a subtle psychological signal to your own unconscious mind, that you’re worth the care and attention, and that you are someone who pays attention to detail and believes in taking care of things in a general sense.

Many self-development programs begin with encouraging people to take their own presentation and self-care more seriously. Often, as a direct result of doing so, people experience a remarkable cascade of positive change throughout the various other dimensions of their lives.

Because you just feel happier and more confident when you look your best

Okay, so this point isn’t exactly rocket science, but we all obviously just feel happier and more confident when we look our best. Right?

Confidence is a remarkably important and powerful force in life, and the people who are more confident and positive about themselves and their prospects, almost always do better in their personal lives, as well as in their professional lives, and just enjoy the ride a lot more as well.

You don’t have to end up looking like the most stunning supermodel on the planet, in order to feel happier and more confident about yourself. Simply the fact that you’re taking care of your presentation, dressing well, and doing what you can to put your best foot forward, is likely to make you feel significantly better about yourself than you would if you hadn’t done any of those things.

Because many holistic beauty strategies are also good for your health in general

A lot of holistic beauty tips and strategies are especially positive, not just because they make you look better, but because they also improve your overall health at the same time.

For example, while aromatherapy treatments using essential oils may help to clarify your skin, and get you looking your best, they are also associated with assorted benefits including better immune function, and the destruction of harmful pathogenic bacteria.

The thing that makes holistic strategies “holistic” is that they encompass multiple dimensions of well-being, and so can make you feel good in a number of different ways as well.

Because there is a degree of luxury and relaxation involved in a good holistic beauty routine

If you’ve been working hard all week, you’re likely to reach a point where you feel pretty burned out and frustrated.

A bit of relaxation and luxury is just what the doctor ordered here in order to help you rejuvenate.

It should go without saying that there is a hefty degree of luxury and relaxation involved in a good holistic beauty routine – if not, why would so many people go on spa weekend trips?

P.S. This post is a collaborative post and not written by Hand On The Hip.

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