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It Pays to Look Beautiful: 5 Smart Ways to Invest in Your Looks

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Today we want to share 5 smart ways to invest in your looks. Being attractive is beneficial beyond what many people think. Beauty is the first thing that people notice, and it can be an added advantage during events such as job interviews, marketing, or networking. Society has created its beauty standards and perfection, and when you fall under this category, you receive favor. Therefore, it pays to look beautiful because it gives you confidence and makes people want to associate with you. The following are smart ways you can invest in your looks to boost your beauty.

Flaunt your features

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Flaunting your features means showing off your figure. If you have curves in all the right places, don’t be shy about showing them off. Wear pants that make them pop and sway your way when you walk. If you’re going out with groups of friends, wear clothing that shows you off. Maintain a good dress or skirt long enough to show off your beautiful legs, especially when wearing heels, and make sure your chest pops by wearing the right size push-up bra. Use a bra size calculator to ensure you make the right purchase.

Whiten your teeth

White, clean teeth indicate good health and can make you more attractive. White teeth also boost your confidence when communicating with people and allow you to smile frequently, which makes you approachable. If you’re struggling with stained teeth, visit a dentist or grab an approved teeth whitening kit to give you a brighter smile and boost your looks and confidence.

Put on makeup

Makeup, when done well, can give you a whole new look and help you walk with confidence. Makeup also enables you to take some of the best photos to earn you more likes and followers on your social media pages. So invest in quality makeup that gives you the glow that you need, and watch makeup tutorials on sites like YouTube to perfect your skills. Alternatively, if your budget allows it, hire a makeup artist to give you a perfect look to present to the world.

Accessorize

smart ways to invest in your looks

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Clothing alone can give you a simple look. Although you may be naturally attractive, accessories such as rings, necklaces, earrings, and bags make you stand out more. Pair your clothing with the right kind of jewelry and bags to make you look more beautiful amongst crowds.

Take care of your hair

Bad hair days are common, but they shouldn’t last long if you want to look attractive. The first step is to practice hygiene by getting a wash regularly, combing, and trimming your hair. Then, if you have curly or wavy hair, you can straighten it or get a different hairstyle at the salon. Also, you can decide to get different hair color, one that suits you. For older people, this is an ideal way to hide grey hair and maintain a youthful look.

Bottom line

Although beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder, you have to make efforts to look the part. Being beautiful has its advantages, such as a high level of confidence, approachability, and happiness. Invest in your looks by purchasing clothes that flaunt your features, accessorize, and make your face more attractive with well-done and quality makeup. Also, achieve a bright smile by whitening your teeth and care for your hair.

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Celebrity Style Files: Jessica Alba

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Here at Cliché, we have celebrity style crushes as much as anyone else. Whether it’s spotting our favorites on red carpets and ogling over their ensemble choices on social media or keeping track of their off-duty outfits to channel during our own everyday lifestyles, we all have our own book of celebrity style inspirations that we look to as our holy grails. We can never keep who or what we are loving to ourselves, so we of course are sharing with all of you the street style of our favorites celebrity that we cannot get enough of.  

Welcome to “Celebrity Style Files,” where you’ll learn and see all there is to know about one celebrity’s spotlighted style with each feature. Up first is the charismatic and lovely Jessica Alba, whose fashion choices we deem as “when I grow up and become a super mom + eco-friendly business woman type of style.” Often seen wearing minimal, staple pieces with playful prints and accessories, Jessica’s out-and-about style can easily be transitioned from running errands to showing up at a business meeting. High-waisted denim, cotton pants, classic jackets, flowy dresses, button-downs, comfy kicks, and the occasional pop of print or color outside of her go-to neutral tones are keys to her style. It’s effortless fashion at its finest that always carries an air of sophistication with each look she steps out in.
For us busy bees it is a celebrity style we truly appreciate, especially since everything she sports always looks so comfortable. We believe what you wear shows who you are since it is a representation of yourself, and Jessica’s style definitely represents the thoughtful and free-caring woman that she is. Want to channel some of this gal’s signature outfits? Take a look at our faves down below for you to embody her style just as effortlessly as she does.


 
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Celebrity Style Files: Jessica Alba. Photographs courtesy of Glamour, E! Online and Style Bistro.

Romantic Wear for Valentine’s Day

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Romantic Wear for Valentine’s Day

Love is in the air with Valentine’s Day a heartbeat away. Sweethearts are rushing around everywhere with plans to show their special Valentine just how much they mean to them (Date Night, anyone?). Whether you are the giver or receiver this Valentine’s Day, it’s always fun to get into the holiday spirit. What girl doesn’t love to dress up every now and then? Spark up the romance this year by wearing something that will be sure to catch your Valentine’s attention! From gorgeous lace to beautiful flowy textures, these dresses we have chosen will have you ready to keep your Valentine’s heart beating non-stop.

A little bit of detail can go a long way when dressing up for someone, such as wearing a dress with little hints of lace. This in turn shows just the right amount of skin for your special someone. Remember, less is always more!

(Nasty Gal Coquette Lace Dress $78, Nastygal.com)

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Who says you can’t wear black on Valentine’s Day? Black can be just as romantic as red if it’s styled in a light manner like this dress. Not only does it show off that romance theme we’re going for, but it also provides a mysterious factor that will definitely get your Valentine’s attention. A stain of color on the lips, such as red or pink, can balance the black tone of the dress to amp it up a bit.

(Free People FP New Romantics Lovers Lane Ikat Dress $140, Freepeople.com)

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For a bit of a more laidback approach, a simple fitting dress with some intricate detailing is sure to do the job. A dress that fits in all the right ways doesn’t need to have a lot to make a statement. You are wearing the dress; it isn’t wearing you, so flaunt what you have! Picking one in a light hue as pictured will give room for you to show off your beautiful locks in any style you want with it not being too much.

(STYLESTALKER Love Me Do Dress $190, Dailylook.com)

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Of course we had to go with at least one classic red dress for this occasion. You can never go wrong with a number like this, especially with a pair of fabulous heels. Red just screams romance and attention when you walk into a room. There will be no hiding from your Valentine! When pairing a dress like this with heels, stay away from prints and go with a simple color, such as black. It won’t overpower the red of the dress but will instead pull it all together.

(Cooperative Queen of Hearts Fit & Flare Dress $79, Urbanoutfitters.com)

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Keep in mind with this next dress that there is no such thing as being too romantic. What else says romance other than hearts? A heart-printed dress, of course! The detailing of the hearts on this dress is balanced perfectly with the small print of the images and the sweetheart neckline. Not only is it super wearable, but there are so many different combinations you can do with it by adding tights underneath or even just throwing a cardigan over it. Whatever you choose to do you’ll definitely be the true “Queen of Hearts” in this piece.