June 18, 2013

Five Safe Ways for Seniors to Improve Their Appearance

Filed under: Boomer,Seniors — seniorlivingguide @ 10:34 am

Courtesy of Rianne Hunter [riannehunter@gmail.com]

Most people try to look their best at all times whatever their age. As the years add up, recipe some people find time has taken its toll and putting their best foot forward is more difficult than before. The following are five tips you can follow at any age to improve your appearance.

Choose to Live a Healthy Lifestyle – Nutrition and Exercise
Some people develop poor lifestyle habits simply because they were too busy taking care of their family and earning an income. If you are someone who usually depends on convenience foods and feels too tired to exercise, ailment you can improve the way you look and feel by changing those habits. As a senior, your children are likely grown and on their own, so you may be retired and now have more time to focus on your own well-being. Although it will take some extra time and effort, you may be surprised at the positive difference you feel when you eat a nutritious diet and work at being more active.
5 Safe Ways for Seniors to Improve Their Appearance

Change Your Outward Appearance – Hair and Clothing
The clothes you wear and your hair and makeup can affect how you feel about yourself and how other people see you. Now that you are eating healthy meals and getting regular exercise, you are likely to feel more energetic and develop positive feelings about yourself. Remind yourself that change can be a good thing and take a good look in the mirror. If your hair and/or clothing looks outdated or unattractive, take steps to make changes in those areas. Ask younger members of your family for suggestions before you visit a hair stylist and go shopping.

Is Cosmetic Surgery an Option?
There are times when good nutrition, exercise and a remake are just not enough. You may be someone who has gained so much weight that these changes cannot accomplish the image you want to see. Although cosmetic surgery should be your last resort, it may be the best choice for you. Before picking a surgeon, make a “Picking a Surgeon Checklist” of questions that you need satisfactory answers to. This is certainly an area where you should pay attention to the phrase “buyer beware“. Make sure the doctor you choose to do your surgery has years of experience and no negative reviews.

Maintain a Positive Outlook
Your attitude is very noticeable to other people, and the picture you present is more attractive when you feel good about yourself and the life you are living.

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