Beauty is Not Everything, How we Perceive Ourselves Is

Dove Real Beauty Sketches

On average, I walk around thinking and feeling ugly, not monstrous, but less than average, and nowhere near beautiful. Now that I’m in my late 30’s, where the lines on my face are quickly becoming landmarks, my inner perception of my outward beauty is even less optimistic than it was five years ago. And on the occasion that I use the restroom, and after washing my hands, look up into and back at my reflection in the mirror, I think to myself eh, not as bad as I thought, then I dry my hands and go on with my day…

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Dove Real Beauty Sketches: How we Perceive Ourselves is Our Reality

And I’d love to hear your thoughts on the experiment as well.


Maegan Tintari

LA native & lifestyle blogger Maegan Tintari writes daily at sharing beauty & style secrets, including fashion DIYs, how-to nail art manicures, hair tutorials, recipes & home decorating ideas, as well as a look into her personal life, her journey & battle with infertility & recent relocation to the mountains by a lake in search of a better life with her adorable French Bulldog brothers, Trevor and Randy.

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