The next time you’re beating yourself up because you don’t look as gorgeous as your favourite actress, you might want to keep this in mind.
These women have a real investment in perpetuating their flawless image. Here are a few of the myths you’ve heard and believed.
“I’m not wearing any make-up.” Even Lady Gaga owned up on this one. “There’s this idea that it’s all natural, but everything has been staged to look natural,” she said. “Don’t you think that what’s on the cover of a magazine is quite artificial?”
“I was born with thick, fast-growing hair.” Hmmm. Remember when Katie Holmes got tired of her chic bob? Within a matter of weeks, she was sporting longer locks. That’s pretty hard to do since hair grows at the rate of half an inch per month. Most certainly she was wearing hair extensions.
“I was in a bikini six weeks after having a baby.” If you hire a trainer and work out hard for one to three hours daily, you can most certainly achieve this. Otherwise, it takes about eight months to a year.
Not many of us can afford to bend time to suit our wishes. Yet, models and movie stars are paid to create the fantasy of quick results minus the hard work that goes along with achieving those results.
So what’s our point with all this? Good health and beauty are never a free ride. Work with your aesthetician to steadily achieve the results you want.
That’s always the best path to take anyway. Be glad you don’t have the pressure of perfection weighing down on you!