Smiling is a simple gesture made of a complex mix of emotions and muscle contractions that lead to the flash of pearly whites we all recognize. For many years it was thought that smiling was a natural expression that occurred in conjunction with a variety of emotions, but more recently authentic joyous emotional reactions have been come to be known as "Duchenne smiles" by … [Read more...] about A genuine smile tells a big story
Dressing well can increase your income and advance your career. The old phrase "dress for success" may be overused, but the idea holds true. What you wear can affect your level of confidence, and being more confident leads other people to put more trust and faith in your abilities. First impressions are always important as people judge you immediately by how you look and … [Read more...] about Dress well for success at work
It seems unfair, doesn't it? Not everyone is born with a pretty face, and yet how you look can have a big influence on how successful you are in life. It's no wonder plastic surgery is so popular. Dozens of studies have been done on the correlation between attractiveness and wealth, and they show there is a definite connection. Attractive people tend to make more money, but … [Read more...] about Why do attractive people make more money?
Many studies have shown that attractive people are more successful, and that good looks can make you 3-4 percent more money on average. Looking good makes people want to interact with you more, which is beneficial in any sales environment. Therefore attractive people are seen as harder workers. Confidence is also a contributing factor, as good looking people generally … [Read more...] about Get ahead by looking good!
These anti-aging skin care tips and techniques will have you looking and feeling younger in no time. Use sunscreen daily, even if you're not spending a lot of time out in the sun, and make sure it has broad-spectrum UV blockers. Retinol is an option for decreasing fine lines and evening skin tone for a bright complexion. Exfoliation will keep skin youthful by sloughing … [Read more...] about Look younger with anti-aging skin care tips!
If you're looking to improve your smile, porcelain veneers are a popular way to go. They hide imperfections and even teeth, giving you the look you desire. Matching porcelain to natural teeth is an art, and it's one of the most difficult things to do in dentistry. In this example, the patient's teeth were off color and her smile appeared narrow. This was corrected with … [Read more...] about A wider smile in one week!
Several studies have been done that show the advice "spit, don't rinse" leads to a reduction in cavities. Previously it has been accepted that rinsing with a small amount of water after brushing is a good practice, but you can see a 6 to 16 percent reduction in cavities by leaving some fluoride toothpaste on your teeth. Read the full article here: Oral health: Spitting … [Read more...] about Just spit, don’t rinse for best oral health
While prevention techniques to combat aging can begin during your 20s, at middle age maintenance is the name of the game. There are several things you can do to look and feel younger. Whitening your teeth is an option, since everyone notices a beautiful smile. Cut back on coffee and other drinks that stain teeth, and stop smoking. Start flossing if you aren't already doing … [Read more...] about Middle age anti-aging tips and tricks
How we appear to others affects many aspects of our daily lives. Our brains are hardwired to make quick judgments based on looks, so your appearance is important when you're trying to get ahead. While looks aren't everything (a winning personality and competence help too), an attractive appearance can positively influence how others see you. Someone who is well dressed is … [Read more...] about How your looks affect your success in business
Tooth brushing technology has evolved quite a bit over the last 20 years, though how the tools are used is still the most important part of any brushing method. A study showed that on average, adults brushed their teeth for 46 seconds and combined three techniques. The "horizontal scrub" was the primary movement. New technologies make brushing your teeth easier and more … [Read more...] about Brushing techniques and technology