Home / Podcast  / What Makes a Woman Beautiful (Might Surprise You) – 043

What Makes a Woman Beautiful (Might Surprise You) – 043

It’s amazing what women will do to feel beautiful. From crazy beauty tricks through time to what truly sets a woman apart, we have all gotten caught in the trap. There’s a multi-billion dollar industry thriving on our desire to be attractive. The products we “need” fill our drawers but are soon discarded for the next must-have to get just the right look. In this episode, Darlene and Julie will discuss hilarious beauty hacks from the past (and ones we still try today), then dive deeper into a woman’s real beauty.

Often it is the outer beauty that is first noticed, and of course, we all want to feel attractive. But what is it that will really last? We think it’s self-respect, confidence, individuality, grit, and grace. Is it wrong to want it all?

We’re not saying to stop your beauty regimen (we’re not quitting ours!), but we are encouraging you (and each other) to spend time discovering the beauty that lies on the inside, where it truly matters most.

Viewing in an app? Full show notes here.

  Articles We Mentioned or Know You’ll Love

Why Charcoal Is Now a Thing and 4 Beauty Products You’ll Love

Why Charcoal Is Now a Thing and 4 Beauty Products You’ll LoveI was mindlessly scrolling through Instagram while decompressing from a long day when I stumbled upon videos of women brushing their teeth with a black substance. Instantly, my thumb stopped swiping up and my eyebrows cinched together. “Weird,” I Read more

3 Big Do’s and Don’ts of Skin Care You Need to Start Now

3 Big Do’s and Don’ts of Skin Care You Need to Start NowIn the last six years of being a licensed Esthetician (which, just to clarify is not to be confused with a statistician or Obstetrician…yup, that’s happened), I have heard some pretty interesting skin care routine Read more

5 Truths About the Best Kind of Beauty

5 Truths About the Best Kind of BeautyI repeated the phrase to myself again and again. Think on things that are noble, pure, and true. Beautiful things I’d told myself as I tried and failed to will myself to think positively. Noble, pure, and true I Read more

5 Beauty Hacks for Annoying Girl Problems

5 Beauty Hacks for Annoying Girl ProblemsWomen have more issues that Vogue, so I’ve heard. Not all issues are easy to fix, but some can be quite simple—like the five problems (and solutions) I’ve listed below. Enjoy! Read more

How to Crush Comparison With a Compliment

How-to-Crush-Comparison-With-a-ComplimentI love games. I come from a very competitive family, so winning has always been important to me. Just ask my husband, I sometimes get super bitter if he beats me in a game (okay, scratch that I always get Read more

10 Ways to Boost Your Confidence

10-Ways-to-Boost-Your-ConfidenceThe word “confidence” dates back to the early 15th century. A direct descendent of the Latin word confidentia meaning “firmly trusting, bold” and confidere meaning “to have full trust Read more

7 Great Makeup Products for Mature Skin

7 Great Makeup Products for Mature SkinI’m one of those women who go to Yahoo to read her mail and get sidetracked by every promotional story about the latest skin care and makeup products of Read more

 

Quote of the episode:

“When you see something beautiful in someone, tell them. It may take seconds to say but for them it could last a lifetime.”

Be sure to listen to these other episodes: How You Can Stop the Struggle with Comparison – 002 and Do You Have to Be a Feminist to Be a Strong Woman? With Dr. Christina Hansen – 041.

Be sure to follow us on social media!
Facebook
Instagram
Twitter
Pinterest
#gritandgracelife

 

POST TAGS:

This Grit and Grace Life hosts, Darlene Brock and Julie Graham cross generational lines and draw from life experience to discuss all things life—from the boardroom to the bedroom, car-lines to college, being single, married or single again. Combining the two traits found in all women, grit and grace, they laugh, share insights and explore the road taken to find strength every day.

Read more by This Grit & Grace  
Review overview