I stood in front of the bathroom mirror for hours when I was a young person. Thinking about it now, I have no idea why I thought it was a good idea to stand around looking at myself so much. As I grew older, that stopped. But recently, I decided to find a nice beauty salon to go to because I had gone the opposite way of not caring how I looked for longer than I should have. I had just landed a new job, and it is important that I look presentable each day. I needed a little help with carrying that out.
I have no idea why some young people are very vain. I certainly was, but I also didn’t think there was anything wrong with it at the time. It felt normal to me to look in the mirror while I tried out 10 different, new makeup steps. It felt normal to dance in front of the mirror to perfect my moves for school dances. (more…)