Vanity

woman with brown hair doing lipstick and holding little mirror

Photo by Kaboompics .com on Pexels.com

At least ten times in a day I see my face, there are mirrors everywhere- toilets, hallways, dressing area. I realised yesterday that I was looking different. New make up was doing the job and I kept admiring my skin each time I saw myself in the mirror. That was not enough I asked my husband and kids if something looked different and did I look more beautiful. Got odd looks from all of them and a big, not so meaningful “YES of course”.

Late forties, getting to menopause and I have got pigmentation and freckles on my face. Thats me and I like it. Yes I look older for sure but I cannot change it. I see one new shining grey hair nearly everyday. Compare my old photographs and the change is so much. I see my mother and think – definitely thats going to be me. I want to embrace the fact that I am getting older but it is hard.

I love doing make up but with age that is getting less of a charm. Accept me as I am. Make up changes who I am. My own age celebrities do not do any favours by posting the best photographs . It makes me feel so in adequate. Why have I not maintained myself well?My mental health well being is important for me and I need to look after it.

I have control of my emotions so I don’t let media dictate me. Hope that continues. Nobody should have to worry about looking prettier, thinner, colouring their hairs and forever straightening them. It is difficult to live in our own bodies and accept who we are. Happiness is in acceptance and getting on with who we really are.

13 thoughts on “Vanity

  1. I like the honesty of this post! It is important to accept the changes as it is important to look after oneself. The best thing about this age is the confidence it brings; the ability to ascribe one’s beauty to the persona more than just skin deep beauty is pretty rewarding too.

  2. Loved the way u have penned down the reality…..ageing gracefully is our main motto…
    pigmentation, weight gain all this is part of maturing…
    continue writing Rishi.

  3. This is an inevitable reality looming large before us.To be honest,I don’t feel like accepting it.Your write up will definitely give me the strength to come to terms with it.Love you ❤️

  4. There is definately a great deal to know about this subject.
    I like all of the points you made. It is perfect time to make some plans for
    the long run and it is time to be happy. I have learn this publish and if I may I wish to suggest you some interesting issues or tips.
    Perhaps you can write next articles regarding this article.
    I desire to read more issues about it! It’s appropriate time to make some plans for the future and it is time to be happy.
    I have read this post and if I could I desire to
    suggest you some interesting things or suggestions.
    Maybe you could write next articles referring to this article.
    I want to read more things about it! http://samsung.com/

  5. I couldn’t resist commenting. Very well written! Greetings!

    Very helpful advice in this particular post!
    It is the little changes that will make the largest changes.
    Thanks for sharing! Ahaa, its good discussion regarding this piece of writing here at
    this website, I have read all that, so now me also commenting at this place.
    http://pepsi.net

  6. Heya i’m for the first time here. I came across this board and I find
    It truly useful & it helped me out much. I hope to give
    something back and aid others like you aided me.
    I’ll right away take hold of your rss as I can not find your email subscription link or e-newsletter service.
    Do you have any? Kindly allow me realize in order that I may just subscribe.

    Thanks. I am sure this post has touched all the internet people, its really
    really pleasant piece of writing on building up new blog.
    http://samsung.com

  7. https://articlesbaseblog.wordpress.com/2018/04/17/dowiedz-sie-jak-poderwac-dziewczyne/ https://articlesbaseblog.wordpress.com/2018/04/17/dowiedz-sie-jak-poderwac-dziewczyne/ https://articlesbaseblog.wordpress.com/2018/04/17/dowiedz-sie-jak-poderwac-dziewczyne/ https://buildyourownshedsite.wordpress.com/2018/04/14/jak-odzyskac-dziewczyne/ Most piano benches
    on the internet for purchase are new piano benches, packed in a box using the detachable legs
    stored inside. As the latest part of Toy Story series, the movie tells the story plot of how Woody leads his squad to acquire free from day-care center
    to have back to Andy. Without a doubt, your family and friends are looking out
    for the perfect interest of the child.
    https://articlesbaseblog.wordpress.com/2018/04/17/dowiedz-sie-jak-poderwac-dziewczyne/

  8. Pingback: URL