You are here

7 Instant Beauty Confidence Boosters to Try Today

  • Whiter Teeth

    Everyone can get a confidence boost from a brighter, whiter smile. Crest 3D White Whitestrips Luxe are my favorite because they stay on really well and only take 30 minutes to an hour to work.

  • An Instant Tan

    Who doesn’t feel better when they’re tan vs. pasty white? Not only do sunless tanners carry zero risk of skin cancer, but they are the fastest way to get bronze. I’m always a fan of instant gratification! I’ve recently been having really good long-lasting results with SoBronze products—see my review here!

  • Statement Lip

    I don’t know about you, but nothing makes me put on my sassy pants faster than a bold lip color. It doesn’t have to be red either. Hot pink screams girls’ night out, vivid tangerine is gorgeous with a summer tan, and magenta purple makes me feel like a diva. The right shade will also make your teeth look whiter! Hint: Look for blue-based shades.

  • Lashing Up and Out

    Long, feathery, lush lashes have the power to create instant sex appeal. You don’t have to slap on RuPaul-esque ones either. Try a pair longer at the outer corners for an elongated cat eye. This is especially helpful for round or downturned eyes. My favorite lashes are Ardell Demi Wispies; they look good on everyone!

  • Shape Your Brows

    A groomed brow is an instant face-lift. Properly shaped and filled-in brows can make you look younger and more awake. Waxing or threading is a nice way to establish your initial shape, and you can tweeze to maintain thereafter. I personally tweeze, as my sensitive skin cannot handle waxing and threading, but most people do fine. If you’ve never filled in your brows, start with a powder for the most natural and buildable look.

  • Manicured Digits

    Having your cuticles trimmed and your nails shaped and painted is always a special treat—and a must if you have an upcoming job interview or presentation. A bright color can give you a little boost every time you look down.

  • Blown-Out Locks

    Your next haircut might be weeks away, but spend a little time in a blow-out bar chair, and you’ll emerge with shiny, bouncy tresses and an extra spring in your step. You can get a classic, smoothed, and sleek style; beachy waves; boho braids—whatever you’re feeling! Check for a Drybar or Blo in your area.

More is inspired by the savvy friend every woman needs. The one who gets you to try on that outfit you’d never pick out for yourself. The one who stands by you, whether you’re growing out your bangs or going through a breakup. The one who makes you feel happier, smarter, you-er.

 More →
More from
  • The Best Negative Space Nail Art Designs
  • 5 Tricks to Get Rid of Dark Circles Under Your Eyes
  • Zoella Makeup Is Finally Coming to America