The insecurities of being a woman are many indeed. There is an unspoken and sometimes spoken expectation to be beautiful, sexy, thin, and have a perfect body. The standards are so high that no woman could possibly live up to them, but that doesn’t stop us from trying.
I used to wake up and feel good about myself. I used to wake up and be happy with how I looked, happy with my body. There was a time when I didn’t even obsess about it, much less think about it. Now it is in every waking thought. What should I eat? What should I wear? How should I wear my hair? What should I buy? How is my make-up? It is exhausting. And every woman knows it. I want to wake up again and throw my hair up and it look good. I want to put on my clothes and know they are flattering. I want to feel sexy and beautiful, but most of the time it is a constant battle. Every woman I ever see I look at her and start the comparisons….fashion sense, hair style, body type, personality. It’s an awful thing to do but every woman does it…most of the time without even realizing it.
Just like when you start a diet and everyone around you suddenly becomes a weight-loss expert, when you need a beauty fix, bizarre advice is surely on its way. Amidst all the suggestions, the ones that don’t require spending a lot of money are always the weirdest and always the most alluring. Here are 11 beauty hacks that seem to be the weirdest and most doubtful.