Saturday, 16 May 2015

Do whatever makes YOU happy

© Copyright Olivia Plumb 2015

This post is fuelled by something that happened to me last night which, if I'm honest, was pretty ridiculous and rather silly. But it got me thinking...

So, I've only ever faked tanned once very recently as a kind of experiment. And I intend to review the product (it's the Bondi Sands range for anyone interested :P). I'm not unhappy with my very fair, porcelain skin, but I thought it would be nice to try tanning as a temporary change for the summer months where I want to get my legs out. I applied it last night for the second time, and as you will probably know, the guide colour is usually a lot darker. On my face it did look a bit muddy and bright. I KNOW. I know that it looks different from when you first apply it to when you wash it off. Anyway, I bumped into a couple of my guy house-mates and they instantly just started taking the mick about how I looked. I was so upset and annoyed I went upstairs and washed it off only after 1 hour of application instead of sleeping in it which is what I intended.

After I calmed down and got over what they said, I thought about it and got more angry at myself. Why did I wash it off? It is what I wanted not them! I had wasted time and effort and money applying the product only to have to wash it off and not have it work just because of some stupid comments made at me!

DO WHATEVER MAKES YOU HAPPY.

If you want to be pale? BE PALE. If you want to be tanned? BE TANNED. If you want to dye your hair all the colours of the rainbow. GO AHEAD. As long as it is what YOU want. If what you want to do is sensible, healthy and not going to harm yourself or others around you then nobody should stop you from doing what you want for yourself. Don't let people put you down or make you do things because that's what they want. Don't take other people's comments to heart and let that influence your decision, especially about how you look and want to look! Don't change the way you look because you think it will impress someone else if it's not what YOU want.

Ahhh glad I got that off my chest. Be happy people! ♥  

11 comments:

  1. This is so true! Great post! I hope they apologised to you

    www.sophieslittlesecrets.blogspot.com

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    1. Thank you! and yes of course they did. They didn't mean to upset me but once they found out they had they apologised :)

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  2. I agree! Don't listen to people who put you down. You know what makes you happy and go for it! :)

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  3. I agree! Don't listen to people who put you down. You know what makes you happy and go for it! :)

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  4. How cruel!!!

    Hope you're ok Olivia and ignore those hateful people! Do what makes you feel beautiful inside and out :)

    http://poutymouth1029.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Don't worry, they're not cruel, they just didn't realise they had taken it too far and upset me. But once they found out they apologised :) but yes you should always do what you want despite what people think/say. Thanks for the comment :)

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  5. Completely agree, you need to do things for you!! I am also a pale pale girl, and used to feel like I had to wear fake tan just because everyone else was - now I love my pale skin because it makes me different! Don't let people put you down!! :)

    http://www.ruthyb1.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Exaclty! There's nothing wrong with being different and at the end of the day we all are! Thanks for the comment :)

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  6. Yes, do things that make you happy because you don't owe anyone anything www.littlecloudsofthought.blogspot.com

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    1. Absolutley! Thanks for the comment Hanniz :)

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