... continued *Wear your size. Not the size you want to be. If you wanna be an 8, but wear a 12, buy the 12 and cut the label out (then go to the gym.) You always look better in clothes that fit (and when you work out. Even if you're a four, there's a difference between a flabby four and a tight one.)
*Figure out which fabrics, colors, cuts, and styles fit your body. Waste a day trying on clothes at your favorite stores and see what flatters and what doesn’t and stick to that and not what’s in style. Oh, and Spanx are your friends (I’m pretty sure this was on a previous list.)
*There’s no reason to look bad in pictures. Too many Facebook and Twitter bad photos floating around online. Practice your smile and your pose so you know what’s flattering. Keep in mind that your face changes as you age, so update your pose and your expression to fit.
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