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Want to Glow-up More: 14 Beauty Game-Changers for You

Sure, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. But sometimes, we want something extra just to feel beautiful. Someone on a popular online forum looking for advice asked, “What was a beauty game changer for you?”

Skincare

Skincare
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The skin is the body’s largest organ. Skincare can help to prevent skin problems such as acne, wrinkles, and hyperpigmentation, and it can also improve the overall appearance and texture of the skin. It also promotes self-care and self-love, which are essential for mental and emotional well-being. 

Tubing Mascara

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Tubing mascara is a type of mascara that forms tiny water-resistant tubes around each individual eyelash, creating a lengthening and volumizing effect. Unlike traditional mascaras, which typically coat the lashes with a layer of pigment, tubing mascaras contain polymers that wrap around each lash, creating a “tube” resistant to smudging, flaking, and smearing.

Knowing Your Color Palette

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Knowing your best colors can help you create a cohesive wardrobe, as you can choose clothing items and accessories that complement each other and create a harmonious look to complement your skin tone, hair color, and eye color, enhance your natural beauty, and make you look even more radiant and vibrant.

Wax and Fill-in Eyebrows

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Full eyebrows are often considered more attractive because they can enhance the overall shape and symmetry of the face. They add depth and dimension to the face to create a more youthful and appealing look. One user wrote, “I use Just for Men haircolor beard [for] touch-ups for my blonde brows. Love it!!”

Primer

Primer
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Primer has several benefits. It smooths the skin and enhances the longevity of make-up. It keeps it from smudging, fading, or creasing. Primers can improve the texture and finish of makeup, making it look more seamless and flawless.

Sunscreen

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“I couldn’t agree more! Sunscreen is truly a skincare superhero, and it’s awesome that you’re so proactive about spreading the word. Protecting your skin from harmful UV rays, even on cloudy days, is a game-changer for maintaining healthy and youthful-looking skin in the long run.”

Braces

Braces
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Many users suggested braces…and more specifically, Invisalign if possible. 

Straight teeth can boost self-esteem and confidence, as it can improve the appearance of the smile and overall facial aesthetics.

Exfoliation, Dry Brushing

Exfoliation, Dry Brushing
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Dry brushing can help to remove dead skin cells and unclog pores, leaving the skin smoother and softer. It is a simple and effective way to improve the health and appearance of the skin, while also providing relaxation and other health benefits.

Jewelry

Jewelry
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Jewelry can be used to express personal style and identify. One user said, “a nice pair of small hoops so I always have earrings in.” 

Manicure and Pedicures

Manicure and Pedicures
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Well-groomed nails can boost confidence and make individuals feel more put-together and presentable. Of course, manicures and pedicures are also enjoyable. 

Healthy Diet, Avoid Alcohol

Healthy Diet, Avoid Alcohol
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A diet that is high in processed foods, sugar, and unhealthy fats can contribute to inflammation in the body, which can lead to skin problems such as acne, eczema, and premature aging. In contrast, a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains can provide the vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants the skin needs to stay healthy and radiant.

Exercise

Exercise
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Exercise contributes to overall health and beauty. It increases blood flow to the skin, reducing puffiness and promoting a healthy glow. 

Water

Water
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One user said, “Drinking plenty of water can do wonders for keeping your skin looking fresh and radiant.” 

Positive Affirmations

Positive Affirmations
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Positive affirmations are statements that are intended to promote positive thinking and self-confidence, and they are often used as a tool for personal growth and self-improvement. One user said, “I’ve been telling myself in the mirror that I’m beautiful – correcting myself when I think I’m ugly even though I thought it wouldn’t work – but now when I pass the mirrors I keep glimpsing this head-turner lol!!”

We hope you enjoyed this Reddit list of beauty game changers. This post was inspired by the internet and does not necessarily reflect the views of Simple Is More. We think everyone is beautiful.

Theresa Bedford is a nationally syndicated writer. Her work has been seen on the Associated Press Wire, Blox Digital, and MSN. She writes about productivity, money, and simple living to help people focus on what really matters in life.