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Find Beauty in the Balance: How Your Lifestyle Influences Your Beauty and Wellness

A young woman in yoga clothes on a mat signifies how lifestyle influences beauty

Creating a glow from within that turns heads is easier than you think, and you don’t need a YouTube tutorial to do it

Key takeaways:

  • The basic building blocks of beauty begin with good nutrition, exercise, and a healthy mindset

  • Lack of sleep causes many health and beauty issues

  • Bad habits, such as smoking, can make you look older

Beauty is so much more than what is visible. It’s immediately noticeable when someone is confident and in tune with their style. That kind of attention-grabbing look doesn’t come from social media trends or YouTube tutorials. It can only be attained through careful cultivation of the mind, body, and spirit. When the body is in alignment, it shows in everything from the clothes you wear to the way you walk.

Attaining true beauty has more to do with how you take care of yourself than any face cream or fancy outfit. In today’s world, however, we are inundated with products promising magnificence for a small fee and scads of social media influencers showing us how perfection should look. The truth is that bringing balance to your lifestyle and peace to your mind allows true beauty to shine through. Your diet, habits, and environment have a direct connection to how you look and feel. Read on to find out how to align inner wellness with outer beauty for a timeless personal style that will always turn heads.

Eating right

Let’s start with healthy eating. A proper diet does more for outer beauty than any makeup can. It provides the body with the building blocks required for shiny hair, pearly teeth, and a clear complexion. Many packaged foods found in grocery stores are processed to stay fresher longer and dyed to look naturally colored, losing vital nutrients in the process. Fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and legumes give the body the essential vitamins and minerals it needs to look and feel its best.

A lack of essential nutrients is evident on the outside. Hair, fingernails, and skin are constantly renewed and require a steady supply of natural, healthy food to power the process. Without a good diet, skin looks dull and develops blemishes, fingernails are brittle, and hair is lifeless and dry.

Mind maintenance

A beautiful exterior only goes so far if there is inner turmoil and strife. Freeing the beauty within entails keeping a healthy mind, free of stress and negativity. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed and depressed with so much negativity in the news, media, and everyday life, but limiting your exposure to the dark side of life helps brighten your outlook on the world.

Minimizing social media use and staying away from unsettling news programs is a great start. Adding some routine self-care habits to your life is even better. Meditation and