How looking good does affect your income
Looking good, does it feel like a thing of the past? Have you recently noticed that your skin has lost some of it’s elasticity? The skin color looks dull with lack of luster. On top of it, an uneven skin tone is more and more obvious and the pores of you face are getting deeper. Someone said she started to look like she’d been hit by asteroids, like the moon surface! Not fair to her, but that is how she perceived it.
Not only does age affect your appearance it can also do something to your wallet. Negatively, if you don’t tend to your looks. There is a book Beauty Pays: Why Attractive People Are More Successful
,written by Dr. Daniel Hamermesh in 2012. He is professor of economics at University of Texas. In it he reveals his research showing that attractive people are likely to earn 3-4% more than the average looking. In this article from Wall Street Journal you can learn more about his findings.
Reading this and then looking in the mirror can create distress. Something I’ve noticed as I look at middle aged women is that many of you sort of give up. As if older meant uglier and that is simply not true! On the other hand we have the desperate kind, doing anything to appear young and instead loose dignity, charm and personality.
Personally I think women 40+ plus can be absolutely ravishing, beating your younger peers as easy as cake. It all depends on how well you take care of yourself and honor who you are. Self care pampers beauty so you can keep on looking good! With that theory self care also pampers your economy.
The article ends with this quote: “Surgery pays back less than $1 for every $1 spent.”. Would you do surgery if your career depended on it? Tell me your thoughts about looks and money!