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I try to look ok but always look abit scruffy! I know I don't put enough effort into my appearance but I find it hard with a 18month old,two horse and two dogs and I'm always covered in mud lol I try to put gradual tan on once or twice a week, been using the palmers one but it's not the best. so I'm looking for tips on how I can look a bit better lol
Make sure all your clothes fit well and get rid of any that make you look like a sack! Have neat nails, de fuzz any excess facial hair, use lip balm and hand cream, wear good quality shoes/boots/wellies etc.....I try to look ok even without make up etc, my No1 Best Buy were my glasses. I love them and even without makeup I feel so much more attractive then I ever did in my hideous old pair!
@donners312 well not really, the tweed comes out for special occasions lol I'm just wellies jeans and a big coat lol I see other women and I think " how the f**k do they do it but they probably aren't outdoorsy. I have been having my hair done regularly but then I just do nothing with it at all. I guess I'm just crap lol
See I would cut yourself some slack - an 18 month old is just going to put sticky marks on anything nice you are wearing and will do for the next 2-3 million years
Seriously - take baby steps - try keeping your nails neat/polished in something clear and get a quick morning make up "thing" that will work for you. When do you "need" to be smarter? Don't waste effort on dog walks for example, but if you are running errands then maybe you just need a smarter coat?
I hear you OP. I look and feel a constant mess, makes me even worse when i see the local female dog walkers who have perfect make up, hair and smart clothes and clean dogs- and then I rock up, with dirty walking boots, muddy walkig trousers, my hair scraped back and a bit of mascara, with The dog is covered in mud. I know they judge me as when my oh takes the dog out they have even said to him how i need to make more of an effort!!
Tiny I bet your dog is having more fun though! And what horrible people for telling your husband that.
Why perhaps try for a smarter version of what you usually wear? A pair of indigo jeans in a flattering cut. Do you wear 'country' clothes brands such as Joules or Seasalt? It's a cliche (that I wear) but a well fitting Breton top. These are also easy to wash with a toddler about!
Veggieforjan- they can be pretty nasty, i’m very warey of one lady in particular as she is always texting my oh (long story for another thread) and she is exactly the type my oh went for before we got married. But I’m starting to get back to ‘me’ in that i’ve just started going to the gym and want to get back in shape. Hell i’ve even booked to get my hair cut next werk.
@Tinysarah1985 go girl!! Tonight I fake tanned, my friend did my nails ( gel) I did a face mask and hair mask! I feel like new lol btw I do have problems with my big pony being scruffy lol he loves the mud!