Friday, November 09, 2007

Because I like you...

Last weekend it became evident that the women I know are all hyper-critical of themselves. We all love each other and think the other is beautiful. But when we see ourselves in a picture, it's all "wow my nose looks big" or "Look at my back fat" or "I always get that double chin". So today I'd like to challenge the women I know to find 9 things they like about themselves physically. I've already done the personality thing (see birthday post), but I think that it doesn't hurt to do that as well.

Here are my 9:
  1. I like my lips.
  2. And following that, I like my smile.
  3. I like my back dimples.
  4. And right underneath that, I like my ass.
  5. I like my chest.
  6. I like my eyes.
  7. I like my hands & fingers.
  8. I love my haircut.
  9. I really like being short.
Ok. I had a hard time there deciding if I should give more detail on each list item. I thought maybe that was a bit too much.

For my birthday, I got the green book. So every now and again I'm going to squeeze a tip into my post. Here's your beauty tip for the day:

Use bar soap instead of liquid wash. Liquid lasts longer, but it is more expensive per use when you calculate it out. If every US Household replaced a bottle of body wash with a bar of soap, roughly 2.5 million pounds of plastic containers could be diverted from the waste stream.


  1. That's a good tip, except that liquid body wash is the only thing that can keep my skin hydrated enough for me to function normally (ie not scratching myself constantly) in the winter. I've never found a bar soap that works as well, esp. because I shouldn't use soaps with fragrance according to my derm.

  2. To manogirl, they actually make bars of Cetaphil which has no fragrance. It is kinda pricey but is a good soap for sensitive skin.