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Women Were Given A Self-Love Beauty Routine And It Changed Everything

"Damn, I'm beautiful."

Revlon and Fordham University decided to see if a daily beauty and self-love routine would drastically affect women and their relationships. They got a handful of women to perform a daily ritual, journaling, and self-affirmation. This is what happened:

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Couples were first quizzed on their relationship and asked to identify the female partner's biggest turn-ons and insecurities. Many of the women pointed toward confidence.

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The women were then given a ritual to do every day for a week. It was as follows:

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Find a private place where you can spend a couple of minutes going through the ritual:

- Look at yourself in the mirror.

- Apply fragrance or scented lotion.

- Apply eye makeup.

- Enjoy a mint or piece of chocolate.

- Apply lipstick or gloss.

- Take a slow, deep breath.

- Look at yourself in the mirror.

- Smile.

Repeat daily.

Experiment with trying different times of day or different order of steps.

After the week was over, they returned for a post-interview, not knowing their partners were behind the stage listening...

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...and they loved every single thing they heard.

Many of the women admitted to feeling more confident and open to love.

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Being told to appreciate themselves for a little bit every day had some big payoffs...

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...including making their relationships stronger than ever.

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At the end of the study, 97% of women felt a positive change in themselves, and 85% felt like they noticed a positive reaction from others.

The study also found that "71% reported an increased desire for romance, 69% were more open to finding love, 77% felt more outgoing and social, and 74% said they were more likely to flirt."