How to dress well after losing weight.
With the New Year upon us, how many of you have made a resolution to lose weight? As you work toward your weight loss goal, how do your adjust your clothing? Many people make the mistake of continuing to wear their "before" clothing but this only makes the body appear larger and sloppy. As the pounds drop, so should your dress size. Here are some tips to look great as your figure shrinks.
- Buy transition pieces such as basic black pants and a few tops that mix and match easily and will take you to the next weight loss goal.
- Seek out thrift stores and bargain sales which will stretch your dollar.
- Pamper yourself. For each milestone, treat yourself to a new haircut & color, and makeup application. Schedule manicure and pedicure appointments. Losing weight encompasses the whole package so make sure the rest of the body is taken care of too - from tip to toe. It will make you feel good from the inside-out.
- When you reach your goal, invest in quality garments that will flatter your figure. and have lasting power.
- Congratulations on your weight loss. Show off that new figure - you deserve it!
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