Our culture bombards us with ways to make our external selves sparkly, svelte, and sexy. If you’re looking for tips on makeup application, sorry – you’ve come to the wrong place. However, if you’re looking for inspiration on how to make your insides sparkle, read on. Here you’ll find a Beauty Toolbox filled with ideas to make you feel beautiful on the inside, along with a collection of Beauty Quotes about the Mind, Body, and Heart. Scroll down this page for a preview, and make sure to click on the links to see more. And don’t forget to submit a tip of your own!
After awhile, all the cultural pressure to look perfect can become overwhelming. However, there are many tools that we can use to make ourselves stronger. Some ways simply distract us and some help us to cope, while some involve physical activity and others allow us to relax. Click here for a Beauty Toolbox filled with 60 ways to connect with the beauty within. Seeking out activities from this list can help us to feel whole again by bringing the focus back to our insides.
“The … problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn.” — Gloria Steinem
“We as women are trained to see ourselves as cheap imitations of fashion photographs, rather than seeing fashion photographs as cheap imitations of women.” — Naomi Wolf
“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, talented, gorgeous, and fabulous? Actually, who are you not to be? …Your playing small doesn’t serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine.” — Marianne Williamson