My Struggle with Confident Beauty

My whole world was rocked the day my first husband left me.  Pregnant and alone, his betrayal made me feel ugly, unwanted and self-conscious. Before then, even though I was a hairdresser, I never really focused on my own appearance because, honestly, I was afraid of being shallow or vain. Suddenly it was a struggle to stand in front of a mirror all … Continue reading My Struggle with Confident Beauty

Beauty in Balance is Peace and Joy

God is a God of balance. He wants us to be a people of balance in all areas of our lives even in the area of beauty. When we walk in balance, we walk in great peace and joy. Our enemy is no fool, he knows that, and he does not want us walking in … Continue reading Beauty in Balance is Peace and Joy

Favor is Deceitful and Beauty is Vain

“Favor is deceitful, beauty is vain, but a woman who fears the Lord, she shall be praised.” Proverbs 31:30 As a little girl growing up in the church I understood this verse to mean that it was wrong to be beautiful, that I shouldn’t want the favor of anyone, but should be afraid of God. … Continue reading Favor is Deceitful and Beauty is Vain

Natural Video

Stable, tenacious and unpretentious, the Natural is often considered a loyal and faithful friend. The Natural clothing personality (which I call the Casual Beauty) is like a wild flower. Her unpretentious beauty is simple and inviting. Unless she has a secondary style, this girl is tall and has a broad frame and facial features. She is friendly and athletic and tends to … Continue reading Natural Video

Dramatic Video

Often misunderstood to be overly confident, the Dramatic is actually a very sensitive woman. The Dramatic clothing personality (which I call the Exotic Beauty) is like a tropical flower. Her unusual beauty has a powerful presence that stands out and makes a statement. Unless she has a secondary style, this girl is tall and has strong, straight … Continue reading Dramatic Video

3 Reasons Image is a Bigger Issue for Some than it is for Others

After 33 years of helping women with Image Issues, I have come to the conclusion that there are the three reasons that the Beauty Battle is bigger for some than it is for others: Some people are raised in an environment that challenges their authentic style and confuses their ideology (like the Ugly Duckling we … Continue reading 3 Reasons Image is a Bigger Issue for Some than it is for Others

How Your Image Issue can Kill Your Friend’s Confidence

You thought your house was clean, and then that surprise visitor stops by. Suddenly you see the dust and details that you had overlooked in the home where you feel so comfortable. If you have had this experience, you are not alone. Even when we prepare for company, and we think our place looks great, … Continue reading How Your Image Issue can Kill Your Friend’s Confidence

Confident Hands

What woman doesn’t enjoy a good manicure? It’s not just the pampering that she loves. The finishing touch on her hands makes her feel confident and beautiful. The smooth, clean polish says a lot to others too. Well-kept nails show self-respect and attention to detail and this adds credibility to the professional woman and creativity … Continue reading Confident Hands

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

True confidence is not found in the mirror until it is settled in the soul. Why? Because the wounds of a woman’s heart often effect how she feels about her image. A woman’s beauty is not her value but it is a core source of her confidence. Too often she is either discouraged because her beauty … Continue reading