Even the most naive of us cannot possibly deny the notion that a book will be judged by its cover. Even the ardent believer of the motto it’s what’s on the inside that counts spends two hours in front of the mirror each morning preening and primping before heading off to work. We all draw conclusions of others within mere seconds of first meeting them, conclusions that will be hard to shake. People pick up vibes, or visual messages as well as other cues in how you look. If your appearance is positive, as are these visual vibes. If this is true, it is of little wonder we spend the time and money to look as good as we possibly can. It is the reason we opt for thermage body contouring, body sculpting and other treatments that make us look better. And in doing so, we reap the benefits.

Several studies conducted over the years have concluded that attractive men and women make about 5 to 10 percent more than others. This means a healthy return of your investment in beauty treatments.

In a report published by The New Professional Image, the number one reason given for rejecting an applicant following the first interview was poor personal appearance. Sometimes, to land that perfect job, you need more than just a smart business suit and classy tie.

People are drawn to those who exude confidence, nobody disputes this. And what better way to build confidence than by doing what you can to make yourself look good. When you look good, you feel good about yourself and that certainly goes a long way in boosting your confidence.

But the very first step to raising your self-esteem is by scheduling an appointment.