Go Under the Knife or Go Natural: How to Improve Your Looks Your Own Way

More often than not, the first thing a lot of people look at is a person’s face. No wonder there are a lot of beauty products available in the market to highlight your facial features. Speaking of which, face slimming is also a common procedure in the Philippines to remove excess facial fats and to make the face look more prominent.

Cosmetic surgery: Pros and cons

There is no denying how important how we look in the eyes of other people. That is why we spend time, effort, and even money just to improve our appearance. On the other hand, some people are willing to go under the knife to improve their looks without understanding the potential risks it may involve.

Cosmetic surgery aims to improve the appearance of a person. In a deeper sense, this medical enhancement procedure should help in improving your self-confidence and self-esteem. Cosmetic surgery can be done on any part of the body or face, such as:

  • Chemical peel (to smoothen the face)
  • Botox (to remove wrinkles and make the face look years younger)
  • Chin surgery
  • Face and neck lift
  • Rhinoplasty (to improve your nose’s form)
  • Hair removal
  • Liposuction (removal of excess body fats)
  • Breast augmentation and reduction

However, you should carefully consider your decision to undergo cosmetic surgery. For one thing, it literally comes with a price. Most of these procedures can be expensive, but can surely deliver results.

On the contrary, there can be complications and side effects that you may experience after the surgery. The surgeon should discuss these said risks so you can properly set your expectations.

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Alternatives to plastic surgery

There are other ways to improve your appearance if you don’t want to go under the knife. Here are some useful tips that can improve your appearance.

  • Wear dangling and long earrings.

Ideally, you should choose the ones that extend to your jawline. This will help focus attention away from your face shape.

  • Wear V-neck shirts.

Wearing shirts with V-neck or a longer neckline can help make your hair look longer and slimmer. On the other hand, avoid wearing high-collared shirts as much as possible as it can make your neck look shorter and your face looks bigger.

  • Choose the right sunglass and eyeglass shape according to your face shape.

For round-shaped faces, you should wear square-shaped glasses or ones that are wider than your face. It can help make your face look slimmer as well.

  • Choose the right haircut.

Having a rather interesting haircut can draw attention away from your face shape. Plus, it is also a way to sport a new look than your usual one.

  • Wear clothes that can complement your body shape.

Otherwise, wearing baggy or ill-fitting clothes can make you look bigger and unflattering. Choose ones that comfortably hugs your body without squeezing into your clothes. There are also shapewear products that can improve your body form.

These are only some of the best tips to improve your look without the need for cosmetic surgery. But you need to know and understand the implications if ever you do decide to undergo cosmetic surgery. It’s our body, after all, and there’s nothing wrong in making efforts to make ourselves look good to improve our self-esteem.

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