I’ve recently been thinking about how quickly this year is going by already, and wanted to share some of my knowledge to help YOU become that girl this year. Now I know what you’re thinking - “what does it mean to be that girl?” That girl is the one who everyone who aspires to be. She lights up every room she walks into, always has people asking where her latest beauty must haves are coming from, and most importantly, that girl is fearless in the pursuit of creating the happiest, most put together version of herself, while rocking some amazing hair of course. And honestly? Becoming that girl is all about confidence, and building a routine that makes you excited to take on each day, which is why I wanted to share all of my best kept secrets with you! So, how exactly does one become that girl?
Early to Bed, Early to Rise!
Don’t get me wrong, I love a late night hang sesh with my girls, but when it comes to working towards becoming that girl, going to bed and waking up early makes all the difference in how I start my day. Getting enough sleep is crucial to helping your brain have the rest it needs to keep achieving your dreams. Just take it from me - I wouldn’t be able to run my pretty hair empire without a good night’s rest, and it has been one of the best things I have done for myself over the past year in order to help me reach the iconic “it” girl status. I know it sounds simple, but trust me, it works!
Take on the Day Looking Your Best
Picture this: you’re out shopping around town in your comfy clothes and see some acquaintances - what do you do? Do you run the other direction? Try to hide and hope they don’t see you? Now picture that you’re out shopping in your favorite outfit with your hair and makeup done. Would the way you approach your acquaintances change? Would you feel more confident from the start? This isn’t to say that you should get dressed up for other people. I say this to tell you that you will always feel your best on the inside if you are putting your best foot forward each and every day. My personal favorite hack to a quick and easy effortless look? My Xo Britt clip-in extensions, of course! Even if I am having a low maintenance day, applying my extensions before heading out of the house truly makes me feel like that girl in a matter of minutes. And the best part? I did it for myself.
Surround Yourself with Other Iconic People
Have you ever heard the saying “you are what you eat” ? Well, the same can be said for who you surround yourself with, too! Eventually, you do become like the people you are surrounding yourself with on a daily basis ,and if you’re not careful, some people will work to bring you down with them. Look for relationships that build you up, encourage you to be your best self, and most importantly make you feel proud of the life you are building for yourself. Why? Because becoming the iconic “it” girl can be a lonely road if you go at it alone. We all need a little support sometimes!
Learn When to Say No, and When the Right Time is to Say Yes
Now, this next tip does not only apply to your life decisions, but it also applies to the way you present yourself, too. Don’t go out there trying every latest fad product that is guaranteeing quick access to beauty, happiness, or success because most of the time, that’s just a selling tactic. What is important however, is saying yes to the things that TRULY make you feel good. For me, that’s my clip-in extensions, some of my favorite skin care products, and all of the little things that keep me feeling like, well….me! Remember - say no when it doesn’t help to make you feel like the best version of yourself. I promise you won’t regret it! You don’t need everything that everyone else is buying to become that girl. Truthfully, you just need to be you!
Love Yourself First
Last but not certainly not least, my final tip to becoming that girl this year is to love yourself first. Even on the days when you don’t feel put together or are feeling like you don’t measure up, love yourself first because if you don’t, no one else will! You deserve to be a priority in your life, and you certainly deserve the love that you give so freely to others. So… what are you waiting for? It’s time to become the iconic “it” girl.
That’s it for now, y’all! Be sure to keep up with me on Instagram at @xobrittaldean and don’t forget to tag me in your pretty hair pics with #xobrittbabe for a chance to be featured!
Xo Britt 💋