What is the purpose of grooming and can cosmetics alter the perception of ourselves?

In a previous post I investigated “Why do we use make up and…should we?” and found, through various research studies by different disciplines, that make up actually gives us a sense of individuality. And personally, I agree. But have you ever thought if cosmetics, to be general, alter the perception of ourselves? Of course they influence the way others perceive us, but what about how we perceive ourselves? I’ve always found the assumption, especially by some men, that we wearRead more