Some ailments that we suffer with in life are internal and may not have an effect on your appearance. However, some illnesses and health problems can leave a long term if not permanent effect on the way you look and this can change how you feel about yourself. Let’s start by clarifying that everyone is beautiful no matter what’s happened, but we understand that sometimes hearing that doesn’t help and you need a confidence booster every now and then. Here are some fantastic ways of boosting your self-esteem when your health problems are making you feel unattractive.
Some illnesses and diseases such as eczema or psoriasis can leave someone feeling very self conscious of the way their skin looks, especially if it’s spread to the face. While most make up brands will irritate skin conditions like this, you can now buy skin condition-friendly make up products that will help conceal what’s making you feel out of place. So, whether you’ve got a skin condition or you want to cover up scars or stretch marks, you’re now able to without damaging your skin any further. If you’re worried about any damage to your skin from make up products, speak to your dermatologist or GP before using them.
Some people are born with problems that stick with them for life and sometimes, accidents occur that cause the loss of hearing or eyesight. There are many different ways of treating these problems but you can find yourself feeling low about your course of treatment. Hearing aids, for example, can make you feel as if you’re different from the rest even though they may allow you to gain some hearing back. Luckily, there are many subtle aids such as behind the ear hearing aids that are sleek, subtle, and less than an inch in size. Even though aids to your health aren’t anything to feel self conscious about, now you’ve got the choice!
Diseases and conditions such as cancer and alopecia cause hair loss, and this can be very distressing and damage your self confidence, especially if you’re a woman who previously had long hair. Your first step should be to concentrate on treatment and your health in general, but it’s understandable that you crave your head of hair. There are many wig companies that will give discount to people who have lost their hair due to an illness, and it will also give you the chance to try out new hairstyles, new colours, and creating a new and confident version of yourself.
Finally, sometimes treating yourself to accentuate all of your best features can do the world of good for your confidence. So, take that trip to the nail salon, have a massage, treat yourself to a face mask and pamper yourself inside and out so that you no longer feel unattractive.
Everyone deserves to feel good about themselves regardless of illness or disabilities. Try out these tips and see for yourself how much good it can do for your self confidence.