Far from being superficial, a concern with one's external appearance is deeply ingrained within our nature as humans. After all, a potential mate's attractiveness ranks as one of the top traits of interest to the opposite sex. In addition, research suggests that more attractive individuals might actually earn more in the long term.
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My "look" -- if I even possess such a thing -- is best described as equal parts "teenage dirtbag" and "someone who is allergic to pants". My wardrobe is comprised of jeans, jeans that have been cut into shorts, T-shirts, flimsy dresses, and not much else. But a new garment has edged its way into my wardrobe -- and heart -- and it has changed my life for the better.
It seems like the number one tip from any show about dressing yourself is always the same: get your clothes tailored. That's a great idea and all, but it means you need to actually have a tailor, and finding the right one is of the utmost importance. Luckily, clothing expert Alison Freer has some great tips on how to just that.
A traditional shoe shine can take anywhere from five to 15 minutes, but if you don't have the time to spare, this method gets your leather looking fresh in about a minute.
You don't want your fragrance to overwhelm anyone around you, but it can be hard to tell the right amount that's actually pleasant when you're the one putting it on. Here's how to always apply the perfect amount.
Let's say you're new to web design, but you're intent on learning how to build a site from start to finish. It can be a lot of info to take in, but this interactive tool can at least help get you started with the design.
Office air conditioning can feel like Artic wind and many people have taken to keeping sweaters or cardigans at work to beat the cold. Sometimes you need to push up your long sweater sleeves, but it usually doesn't take long before they slouch and fall back down. There's an easy fix, though, and all it takes is a couple of hair bands.
Knowing barbershop lingo could help you get the haircut you want, but if you want to motivate your haircutter or stylist, you could mention an important interview or other event you have coming up.