you got an upcoming date? Dates can be and are a
nerve-wracking experience for many of us, no matter how many
we've been on in the past and no matter what age we were
when we started our dating lives. It's natural to want to
impress the other person with both your looks and
avoid date night stress and resulting clumsiness or
awkwardness, there are a few things you can do to prepare
for date night and calm yourself down.
do have the time to venture outdoors before your date, treat
yourself to a day of pampering and treats.
the morning with a visit to your favorite beauty salon for
an indulgent treatment such as a body wrap or a massage. A
simple manicure can also do the trick. Better still if you
can bring a friend along so you can catch up on some gossip
while you're at it.
on a lovely lunch or afternoon tea with your closest
friends, a la Sex and the City style. Don't go overboard
with the food though as you don't want to be bloated for
date night. Choose something light like salad or soup and a
possible, steer clear of the date topic as this often brings
up embarrassing date stories that could get you feeling
really nervous for the night ahead.
Chances are you've already selected your outfit for the
night. Buying one at the last minute isn't recommended
anyway, however, why not invest in some new accessories? Pop
into your nearest jewelry store to pick out some goodies to
match your outfit.
have the time to be out and about during the day? Or do you
simply prefer being on your own before an evening spent in
the company of a potential suitor? Stay at home and treat
yourself to a spot of pampering on the spot. Alternatively,
prepare yourself on the eve of your upcoming date night.
some music on the go which is sure to make you feel good and
at ease. From cheery pop music to intense classical music,
anything can do the trick. Then pour yourself a glass of
your favourite beverage and treat yourself to a sweet treat
or savoury snack. Mind it's not something with a strong
smell, however, as a peck on the cheek and potentially more
is bound to be on the cards that evening.
do have a bath and have the time to bathe, do so. Lie back
in candle light as this has an intensely soothing effect.
Soak, cleanse and moisturise your skin with essential oils,
an exfoliating scrub and luxurious body butter. Make sure
you have all these beauty products to hand!
your makeup and outfit while rocking out to your choice of
tunes. Spray perfume in the air and walk through the mist.
This is the best way to apply perfume evenly.
finishing touch, don't forget to brush your teeth and renew
that layer of lipstick or gloss. Now blow yourself a kiss in
the mirror. Feeling relaxed and fabulous? You're good to go!