As a celebration of Color Riche by L’Oréal Paris 30th anniversary, the brand has launched a beautiful challenge : #Redescopera frumusetea / Rediscover beauty - a trip down the memory lane with our mothers in search of beauty.
What is beauty ? Nowadays people place great importance on the physical aspect, neglecting the beauty of the soul, which is more important, in my opinion. It doesn't matter if you are gorgeous on the outside if you are ugly on the inside. Beauty is temporary and in the end what remains is the inner beauty of the soul.
Beauty was not considered a must in my mother's youth but women who took care of themselves (had beautiful, elegant clothes, used creams and perfumes, had lipstick on and clean, long hair) were admired and revered. That shows the one must take care of himself at all times: beauty does not necessarily mean a perfect face and body; if you take care of your body and face, others will notice.
My mom used both day and night face creams from Apimondia, there was no eye cream in those times; she also used Nivea creme or Pond's (if she could get it from abroad). She often took off her make-up with Doina milk from Farmec (we still have one in the fridge today for emergencies).
Make-up products were scarce then, she had her trusty Ada eye crayons (which I still use to these days, cheap and good) and a lipstick (the famous green one, or others from Russia or Poland if she could get them).
In conclusion, to be beautiful means to love yourself, respect yourself and take care of yourself! If you do, the others will notice it too! Tell me do I look like my mother ?