You Know Your a Natural Beauty if…

Character: The Natural woman is the epitome of casual beauty; she is a sporty, outdoors kind of gal who makes others comfortable around her, because she is comfortable with herself. She is like a wild flower, this style of beauty is simple and playful. The Natural’s bright cheer brings life to any occasion, making a … Continue reading You Know Your a Natural Beauty if…

Realistic Faith, Naturally

It seems that most Naturals have a lot of faith. They are simple, realistic people, but they tend to lean toward optimism no matter how bad life can be. When Abigail encouraged the king to stay his course; she didn’t panic and plead with him for favor and forgiveness. She remained calm, cool and collected … Continue reading Realistic Faith, Naturally

Biblical Beauty, Naturally

Maybe it’s the mother in me, but since I’ve spent so much time blogging about the Gamine as I shared the story of Eve’s supreme makeover I feel as though it is only fair to blog about the other Img.IDs. Let’s spend some time on the Natural. The Natural woman is the epitome of casual … Continue reading Biblical Beauty, Naturally

Natural

The Sporty Natural The Casual Beauty Characteristics: Casual, unpretentious. Conservative, practical, reliable, dependable, responsible loyal; usually well loved. Often thinks beauty and fashion is nonsense. Your Look: sporty, casual, or “country” Wardrobe: sporty, simple comfortable Hair: low-maintenance, informal Priority: comfort! Your Motto: Keep it simple. Less is more. (Less detail is more appealing on you.) Focus on: texture, … Continue reading Natural

The Sporty Natural

The Natural is a strong, sturdy woman who is casual by nature, and typically unconcerned with fashion. She is the hardworking gal who is dependable, loyal and supportive. Most people are comfortable around her, because she is comfortable with herself.  I like to relate this Image Identity (Img.ID) to the Daisy, which has a rustic and … Continue reading The Sporty Natural

One Woman’s Journey to Find her True Image Identity

Most women HATE, HIDE or get HUNG UP on their image at one point in their lives. For many, this is during the teenage years, but for some it’s at a very young age, for others it comes later in life. When we are hurting and our self image is down, we may lash out … Continue reading One Woman’s Journey to Find her True Image Identity

Do Children have a Personal Image Identity?

Every child has an innate desire to figure out who they are.   Am I valued? Am I wanted? Am I enough? It’s only natural for a young mind to find it’s answers from the information around her–a mom’s  words, a dad’s actions, her own comparison to her sister’s beauty–these are each part of the identity struggle that … Continue reading Do Children have a Personal Image Identity?

The Secret to Confidence: Understanding Yourself

Every child wants to be loved. Little girls long to be seen and heard and to belong to something greater than themselves. We need to know we are valued. Boys do, too. They need adventure and challenge. They long to be strong and courageous and to be needed. Yet we all have image issues at … Continue reading The Secret to Confidence: Understanding Yourself

What is your Personal Presence?

Many factors have made me hyper-sensitive to family dynamics recently: My pastor has been preaching a series on relationships, I am preparing for a mother / daughter event, I am finishing up a child’s book about the six styles of children, and most significantly, cancer has invaded my strong, influential father and I am getting a lot … Continue reading What is your Personal Presence?

2 Wise Ways to Shop on a Budget

There are two well-known nuggets of wisdom that will help anyone stay on a budget when grocery shopping. They are also brilliant policies for anyone shopping for clothing: 1. Don’t shop hungry An empty belly makes the mind less focused. It is human nature to kick into survival mode when in any physical need. If you are … Continue reading 2 Wise Ways to Shop on a Budget

To Manicure or not to Manicure

The Beauty of Branding your Image is that when you know your style, you know your general guidelines for what to wear… even when it comes to nail polish. Colors trend and services change, but just as with your wardrobe or makeup, there are specifics you should always follow. Here are the general guidelines for … Continue reading To Manicure or not to Manicure