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How Your Appearance Impacts Your Travel Experience

How Your Appearance Impacts Your Travel Experience


We travel to escape as much of our lives as possible. It’s all about taking a break from the known and immersing yourself in the unknown, with all its mysteries, adventures, and the occasional danger. But this is what makes travel exciting. Getting away from what you know and what you’re used to is a great way to freshen yourself up to life and see it from a different angle.

This can be translated into your appearance as well. Traveling is all about flipping a new page in the book that tells your story and with every page your appearance changes too. Whether it’s a new haircut, new clothing, or even cosmetic treatments, It may seem a little drastic to change how you look before going on a trip, but for many people, it’s like marking something off. From Botox to lip fillers NYC, LA, and other major city residents visit their local cosmetic centers right before the start of their journey.

Your Comfort is the Key

The key to the perfect appearance is your comfort. As a result, there is no perfect appearance unless you make one. Feeling good about how you look goes beyond being confident in photos or selfies. Well, to be fair this is in part about that but it is more so about being happy in your own skin.

Nothing is more resonating than when someone is confident in how they look and are perfectly happy with their appearance. This is possible with or without cosmetic treatments, which is entirely up to you. Some people are naturally born with a high level of confidence or are taught to be perfectly happy with how they look. Some people, on the other hand, are a lot less fortunate. They will find the smallest details problematic and will feel self-conscious about them. 

Cosmetic treatments aren’t simply there for celebrities to get ready for a photoshoot with. They exist out of necessity. There are many people out there who need a shortcut that is only found through cosmetic treatments. These shortcuts help them feel confident in their appearance. There is absolutely nothing wrong with this and no one should feel ashamed about getting cosmetic treatments. As long as you’re doing something that will get you the comfort you need then it is definitely worth it.

How Can This Be Applied to Traveling?

A big part of what makes traveling so special is meeting new people. You’re in an entirely different part of the world with people you have never met before. There are going to be a lot of first impressions and why not make them as positive as possible. Confidence plays a major role in your first impressions. 

Let’s imagine a social gathering where you are going to be meeting new people and talking to them. You look at a reflective surface for a second when you notice that there’s a piece of food stuck in your teeth. It is hardly visible but to you, it feels like it’s just jutting out. When someone approaches you, you attempt to hide this piece of food in your teeth by keeping your lips closed as you talk or putting a hand over your mouth.

This makes it even more obvious that you’re trying to hide something and the conversation is most certainly not going as smoothly as you would like. Now imagine that piece of food is actually something on the face itself like a wrinkle or sunspot; something that you can’t just get rid of with a toothpick. Imagine how uncomfortable you will get when talking to someone else with the fear of them noticing this little detail about your face.

Cosmetic treatments fix whatever it is that is bothering you, taking the edge off the fear that you might ruin your first impressions. The simple sensation of being comfortable in your own skin grants you the confidence needed to meet as many new people as you wish without having to worry about the little details on your face or body. In other words: cosmetic treatments are that little boost of confidence that some people need before going on their big trip.

A Fresh Start

And as we’ve already pointed out, traveling is a way to start fresh. Even if you are on a temporary vacation, going to another part of the globe or a different part of the country you live in are great ways to immerse yourself in a new scene. This “new you” could also use a little change in appearance. A lot of people get a new haircut or a tan before they head out for their tropical getaway, and cosmetic treatments are no different from this.

Plenty of people will get curve enhancements or lip fillers before their big trip so that they look energetic and vigorous during their trip. After months of non-stop work, it’s easy to look unenergetic and worn out. A tired-looking face, bags under the eyes, and saggy skin are only samples of how our body loses that fresh look that it once had. This happens to absolutely everyone and you should really not feel bad about it. You can just as well enjoy your vacation looking this way.

However, for a lot of people is very comforting to know that they look as fresh as their surrounding area. Regardless of where you’re traveling to, be it for vacation, a work trip, or simply moving to a new place, it is always nice to spruce yourself up and looks ready to take on the world.

Appearance is a lot more than makeup and nose jobs. It is the reflection of how motivated you feel to make new friends and see new sights. So, stay as fresh and gorgeous as the new landscapes you discover on your travels.

About the author

Carmen Edelson is the Founder of Carmen's Luxury Travel. Carmen has been traveling the world for over a decade. Her travels allow her the opportunity to pursue her itch to travel to the best luxury destinations, and experience those first class tastes from around the world.


  1. Caraman
    May 9, 2021 at 3:22 am

    This is so true Carman. Although our travel would appear less luxurious than yours as we travel across the UK in our Caravan, it could be considered luxurious if you consider that caravans are £20,000 and motorhome up to £100,000. My wife and daughters love the fact that our has lights around the mirrors in the bedroom area and all spend hours in front of the mirrors applying creams and makeup.

  2. Frank Wallace
    May 12, 2021 at 5:57 am

    Thank you for sharing; this is very beneficial to me.

    • Carmen Edelson
      May 12, 2021 at 6:36 pm

      Glad to hear that, Frank!

  3. Egyptoria Tours
    June 1, 2021 at 2:18 pm

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    • Carmen Edelson
      June 2, 2021 at 4:41 pm

      Thanks for commenting!

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