Buzz·Posted on 24 Sept 201929 Adult Habits To Try So You At Least Look Like You Know What You're DoingThis is definitely a self-drag.by Sohan JudgeSenior Publishing StrategistFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Cut your hair if you haven't already. Sohan Judge / BuzzFeed / Via Instagram: @lunarsequence Long hair is such a VIBE, but if you're ready to go from angel baby to boss binch — chop it off. 2. Switch up long acrylics for short gel nails. BuzzFeed / Sohan Judge / Via Instagram: @lunarsequence Although long-ass, bad-bitch nails make you feel FANCY, in order to seem like a mature, functioning human being, embrace the natural nail. It will also be easier to wipe your bum after a poo! 3. Start taking vitamins and make sure you tell everyone about it. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF National Geographic / Via natgeo.com Even if they don't actually do anything, one tends to sound very health-conscious when talking about how important it is to take one's daily iron supplements. 4. Make ~being environmentally conscious~ part of your personal brand. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF YouTube: Ruang Sendiri / Via youtube.com Not only will you ACTUALLY make a difference in saving the planet, you'll be encouraging others to do the same. Plus, you'll look like the responsible adult you're aspiring to be! We're talking monthly Instagram stories on how you're reducing your carbon footprint as a minimum here. 5. Swap those tiny sunnies for oversized ones. Instagram: @kyliejenner / Via Instagram: @kyliejenner Both are major vibes, but oversized sunglasses definitely give the illusion of being rich, which seems more grown-up, I guess. 6. Start a skincare routine that is at LEAST three steps... Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Groundlings Originals / Via youtu.be Serums? A new concept, but necessary for adulting. 7. ...or if you're already on the skincare bandwagon, just start telling everyone about it. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Sohan Judge / BuzzFeed Step 1: Apply sleeping mask.Step 2: Talk to your friends 24/7 about how necessary they are.Step 3: Repeat. 8. Buy a vacuum cleaner. Getty Images / BuzzFeed If you actually feel excited about getting a new vacuum, then this should alllll be an authentic, natural experience for you. 9. And buy a new fridge or iron or something. Getty Images / BuzzFeed There's nothing more ~adult~ than investing in home appliances. 10. Listen to podcasts that help you better your mind, body and soul... Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC Podcasts are the modern-day self-help books! 11. ...and recommend said podcasts to your friends. Michelle Spies @spies_please PERSON WHO WAS JUST LISTENING TO A PODCAST ABOUT THIS: I was just listening to a podcast about this 06:15 PM - 13 Sep 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite Did you even listen to a podcast if you didn't tell everyone about it? 12. Get some cute glasses, even if you don't need them. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF TriStar Pictures They'll make you look smarter, older and generally more put together. 13. Get a house plant to take care of, give it a name and refer to it as your "baby". boys like lucie @lucieistweeting plant mom culture is watering your plants with the same cup you drink from 08:15 PM - 08 Sep 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite You're not an adult unless you have a plant baby. 14. Then just talk about plants at every opportunity. Kate Henning @takehenning generational decorating trends are wildly arbitrary like why would millennials be drawn to succulents which are basically just well-hydrated plants with good plant skin that manage to thrive in the face of unpredictable plant resources and all in tiny tiny pots it makes no sense 02:45 AM - 11 Sep 2018 Reply Retweet Favorite Even if people don't know what you're going on about, you'll sound smart. 15. And start going to those giant plant warehouse sales. Facebook / Via Facebook: events Invite ALL your friends. Also, make sure you rock up at 8 a.m. to get the early-bird sales, because to reach PEAK adult you need those unique, expensive statement plants. 16. Constantly talk about how old you feel. It will remind everyone you're an ACTUAL adult. NYC BLONDE @NYC_Blonde I know I'm almost 30 because I prefer staying in Saturday nights and waking up hangover free so I can drink margaritas Sunday afternoon but then have an excuse to go home early cause it is a school night after all. 12:35 PM - 22 Apr 2019 Reply Retweet Favorite NBC OmG iM aLmOsT 30!!!! *is 26* 17. Oh, you can also talk about taxes, or superannuation or something like that. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC Better yet, recommend some good accountants to your friends! Then you'll REALLY seem like you've got your shit together. 18. Offer to pay for your parent's meal. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Viacom Media Networks At a really shitty restaurant so it's still not that expensive. 19. Wear blazers or suit pants occasionally. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF Lunar Sequence / Via lunarsequence.com You'll LOOK like a boss and you'll FEEL like a boss. 20. Switch up giant earrings for small, dainty studs. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com REAL adults don't feel it's necessary to stretch their lobes unnecessarily. 21. This goes for other jewellery, too. Dainty necklaces and small rings look very ~mature~. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Nothing says "adult" like impractically thin rings that could break at any moment. 22. Pick a perfume and stick to it. Make it your scent. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Eau de toilettes are for CHILDREN. We wear perfume in this very grown-up house. 23. Oh, and try and make sure it's not a super-sweet perfume. Something dry and musky is the way to go for optimal adulting. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Say goodbye to your Britney Spears Fantasy bottle. 24. Start referring to mum and dad by their first names in public settings. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF DreamWorks Pictures Just imagine how impressed everyone will be. 25. Constantly bring up that one dish you've mastered for dinner. Bonus points if it's vegan. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC Tell everyone you'll send them the recipe. 26. Actually, just have a go at being full-time vegan. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF E! It's actually great for the environment, and we already know all functioning adults are very aware that the apocalypse is near. 27. Talk about how old and sore you feel. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC Especially back pain. That's a very adult pain. 28. Strike up a conversation about the state of Australia's property market. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF CBC "Ah yes, the, uh, house prices are up. How terrible." 29. And finally, for the love of christ, stop drinking goon and start buying organic wine. Tap to play GIF Tap to play GIF NBC RIP Fruity Gordo. You'll be missed. BuzzFeed It’s adulting week at BuzzFeed Oz! We’re celebrating everything it means to be an adult in 2019 — and discussing how to be a better one. Click here to check out more.