I am moving the new year today, as I only got the time to draft and finish my New Year’s Resolution. I am a good person – I would like to think. It is just that I tend to forget about myself to do things for others – like work, family and everything else. So the New Year’s Resolution is all about taking care of myself and aging with grace.
I have to post a blog and document so google would remind me just in case I forget. Let’s start:
1. No more chipped polish!
Immortal sin of beauty and goddesses! But I am guilty. I do my own manicure and pedicure to save money and time – I use to go to nail spas to get really nice nail art, but I thought it would be more efficient to do it myself. I promise to take care of the nails, and re-do as necessary.
2. No more messy eyebrows!
Again, I am guilty! Beauty Bloggers, forgive me. I used to go to salon for the eyebrow threading, but that changes when I learned about tweezers. I should use it more often. And probably learn how to add a little volume to my thin eyebrows.
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3. Pamper my feet!
I received this package from Lander Philippines last year – a complete set of foot pampering products (Foot Soak not included in the pic), but I rarely use it. So now I am declaring Saturday as a me-time to prim and pretti-fy. Our feet is the most battered and forgotten part of our body.
4. Stick to my Ortho-dentist Schedule
So my treatment is taking soo long because I always miss my schedule and only visits the dentist every after 3 months, which brings us back to step 1. To be fair to me, I am back with my regular schedule for the last 2 months – and yesterday, the dentist placed this painful molar bands – which makes me too eager now to come back and see her!
I got the schedule plotted in my Belle De Jour 2013 planner!
5. Moisturize the Eyes!
You might have already read somewhere that true age are seen in your neck, eyes and hands. Soo.. I need to act and be consistent – I need to moisturize these areas more – BUT I always forget my eyes!
I use two different products – one for day, one for night. Both are good, but I need a good concealer for the eyebags. 😀
6. Take care of the skin!
I got 4 different sunblock and sunscreen lotions but whenever there is a chance to go out and enjoy the sun, I forget about them. So from now on, even as simple as trip to Aling Nena’s sari-sari store, I will apply sunblock lotion.
7. Stick to the morning and evening ritual!
I am compelled to go on a monthly facial because I already paid for the package. I am loyal to Bioessence and I love their products too. The problem is sticking to the ritual – especially at night (or after my day), as my bed is a little clingy.
During the night I take and apply special skin care products for allergies. Might as well put these on a bedside table next to the alarm clock.
8. Use the other 70% of my closet!
I once again did a closet clean-up and found out I only get to use 30% of my wardrobe – I use 101% of my closet and even the 50% of my brother’s to store my clothes. The problem is I wear the clothes that I first see from the laundry.
So now I am planning to wear the rest of the 70% – and the goal is to make sure I fit into these old clothes!
9. Wear my hair differently!
2012 is a big year! That was the first time I had my hair dyed – full blown! I was forced to because of gray hair (wisdom! wisdom), and my blogger friend teased me that I shouldn’t have visible gray hair because I am a “fashion blogger” (I don’t consider myself one – but I know the gray hair is not an excuse!).
So.. off I went to my favorite neighborhood salon, this salon who has been taking care of my hair for the last 4 years. I had my hair dyed and that fixed the problem.
But, as I love my curly hair so much, that I thought I could wear it forever, I would want to wear it differently everytime I go to events. That is something I must learn – and I should start saving tutorials from youtube.com
10. Get back in shape!
I need to fit into my clothes again, especially old jeans! I will schedule at least 30 minutes for my stretching and basic yoga! Ohhhhmmm….. I need peace.
There you go.. I would only list 10 and list another 10 next year.
Have you also listed your resolutions? Any specific for beauty and fashion? Share your stories!