An individual nowadays needs not only to excel in one’s respective profession but must also have an appealing personality and a pleasant disposition which are required to impress upon the external world.
One should be well adept in the ways of good dressing sense, right etiquette, proper communication skills, body language and an overall graceful attitude. Personal grooming is about looking as well as feeling good which creates an immediate positive impression upon the people around us. Personal grooming is important for our success in professional as well as personal and social lives.
Personal grooming must begin from a young age but better late than never as grooming always gives one an edge over the others. First impression does do the works and for creating the magic one must definitely know the techniques of personal grooming.
Communication skills along with a charming personality make one approachable and therefore likeable. Self esteem gives one the confidence to show one’s talents and professional skills. A good sense of responsibility, dependability and self worth is also important for self grooming.
Along with the personal development skills comes the importance to look good and presentable for the occasion. One’s looks which one gets from birth may be in the hands of nature but to groom oneself and look smart and good is definitely in one’s own hands.
Personal hygiene is the first step; being clean and dressing in clean clothes is important. One should take care of every minute thing in the body as grooming is an all round brushing up of oneself. Beginning from head to toe one must give particular attention to each part to look clean and tidy. One doesn’t need to spend fortunes to do personal grooming but the right knowledge must be there.
According to the situation one should dress appropriately. Formal dressing for office and professional meetings, proper party wear for social get together and parties and casuals for outings with close friends or family. Therefore one must know to dress for the occasion. Similarly hair do, foot wear, make up should all follow.
Perfumes also add to one’s personality. Very loud perfumes must be avoided and pleasant smelling perfumes must be used. One can wear simple jewellery to office while some heavy jewellery to parties. Being up to date with latest fashion trends can also help one to maintain personal grooming.