wikiHow to Look Nice on Your Birthday

You all know those cliched lines like "This is your day." and "Your birthday is the most special day." While those are old and we mostly hear them only in teen movies, they're still true. So understand that it is an important occasion and you deserve all of the attention. Let's begin with your look!


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    Start with a relaxing bath. Brush your teeth again and use mouthwash. Wash your hair clean with shampoo and conditioner. (You can also oil your hair an hour before you wash it for added shine!) You want to make sure you're clean, because that falls under the basics of looking good!
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    As for the dress, you need something that makes you the centre of attention. Like we said before, it's your day. Don't camouflage yourself in the room. Stand out. The moment people enter the room, their eyes should fall on you. Make it obvious whose party it is. Of course, you also need to intelligently choose your outfit. For example, if its freezing, you can't wear a little black dress just because it will stand out. You want to stand out in a good way! Choose something chic and comfortable all at the same time. (You can read more on choosing the perfect stuff on the Internet).
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    Put on something comfortable. Sweatpants and a loose t-shirt are a good bet, because that will ensure you're comfortable while you get ready and you won't stain your clothes with anything.
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    Start with your hair, because a lot of styles involve treating or styling hair when it's damp or wet. Study a few styles beforehand and try them out. You don't want a catwalk catastrophe at the last moment, do you? For example, if you're going for a pretty fishtail braid or something, practice a few times. If you're leaving it loose, style it well! Determine what suits you and go for it.
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    Make sure your face is moisturized, because make up on dry skin hurts and gets all flaky. Start with concealing your little zits and black heads. Go for your desired look, but don't overdo it. A face packed with make up can be uncomfortable, too. If you can't do it right, get someones help.
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    Dress up carefully, away from all the makeup supplies and beetroot (Stains are ugly, ask Victoria Beckham!). Make sure you're comfortable.
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    Spray on some perfume, toss a few mints in your mouth and walk confidently outside.
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    Be careful while you're eating or celebrating, make sure you don't spill anything on yourself. Who wants the pain of dressing up from scratch for a second time?
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    Enjoy yourself. Remember, its your day. Make the most of it. However, don't go blabbing that sentence to all your guests- you don't want to come off as a snob!
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    Wear a smile. As they say, a smile is the best accessory!


  • Plan your hairstyle the night before so you won't worry about your hair so much in the morning; this will keep you from tiring and panicking!
  • Receive your guests with genuine delight. They'll see a greater spark in you.
  • Be confident. If you're not, fake it. Whatever you do, don't be a sidekick in your own scene.
  • Make sure to be polite; you want to shine inside and out!
  • Buy a new outfit.


  • Act your age. Yes you are the princess, but not the baby.
  • Be pretty, not slutty, because that will come off as disgusting and desperate, which is not a good idea for a birthday.
  • Consult your parents about everything you have planned.

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