Improving your Appearance

Who doesn’t dream of possessing a dazzling smile which will show off your pearlies to perfection. However not everyone can afford costly and repeated visits to the dentist to get brilliant white teeth. So here are a few tips on whitening teeth which are cost-effective, can be done in the comfort of your home and best of all, natural.

Get the basics right

Having the ideal body is everyone’s dream...and an elusive one at that. When you've tried everything like gyms, crazy diets, sulking, etc., there's nothing more frustrating than looking at your picture on a networking site and going “I look fat”. While we work on our bodies diligently to achieve those results, in the interim, there are some things you can do to appear thin. It's just like they say “Nothing succeeds like the vision of success”. 


Not everyone is as tall as they would like to be. There’s no need to fret about it though. It’s important to have a positive self image. There are also many ways to appear taller than you are.

Since ancient times, human beings have worn embellishments on their body and these have had multiple functions ranging from signifying tribal affiliation, status within the hierarchy of the social group to personal adornment. Body piercing falls in this category and while it has been around for a long time, it is only recently and in liberated cultures that the practice has taken on the shades of a fashion trend. So if you too are steeling yourself to get your body pierced, consider first whether this is such a good idea after all.

About body piercing

While a hickey is the popular term for the telltale mark of love on the skin - most commonly on the neck or shoulders - it is medically speaking simply a bruise. And like all bruises, it is sure to disappear with time. However if you are due for a conference at your workplace or have a family barbecue scheduled on Sunday afternoon and don’t want to end up as the butt of jokes, here are a few tips on getting rid of a hickey.

Cold press

Fair or not, there is no denying that an attractive appearance gives one an extra edge on the dating scene. Thus it is not unusual to find guys and gals with shiny hair, glowing skin and awesome figures stealing all the attention. But for the average crowd even something as basic as teeth can influence a single’s chances with a potential date. So if you are unlucky to be saddled with bad teeth and are looking for love, here are a few things you may want to keep in mind.

How dental problems can impact dating

Time was when physical beauty was not deemed important for men in matters of attracting a mate. The ability to command financial and other resources was thought to be enough to draw women and this was one major reason why older and richer men have always been able to mate with younger, good-looking women. However due to the stress on physical perfection in the contemporary consumerist culture, even men with ample resources to command have been opting for plastic surgery both as a way of enhancing their self-worth in an increasingly competitive society as well as to attract women.

United States is the country with the largest number of cosmetic procedures performed, according to the 2011 International Study of Aesthetic Cosmetic Surgery Procedures1. And a staggering 91 percent of all cosmetic procedures in 2010 were performed on women2. Here are some of the most popular cosmetic surgical procedures that women in America have been going through in recent years.

Rapid advances in the field of surgery have not only made it possible for people to get better from life-threatening conditions but also change the way they look. A recent trend in women’s surgery is modifying the female genitalia, sometimes for clinical reasons but increasingly for cosmetic purposes.


Appearances matter a lot - especially in these times when people are too rushed to get to know a person from within, whether for forging professional, social or personal relationships. How you look can make or break a business deal or a prospective date for you. And while not all of us are born with smashing looks or a wow figure, there are certain habits which can go a long way in making the best of what you have. Here are ten habits that are sure to improve your appearance and as a bonus, help you remain healthy.


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