Imagine this: you have been chatting with a certain lady on social media. She has requested for a hook up but you aren’t feeling confident enough with the current status of your face after a bout of acne. Do you grow cold feet or visit a med spa or simply call it off? The following are tips on how to make a first impression last:
Confident – Forget enthusiasm, confidence gets things done faster and a confident character is unforgettable.
Smile – They say a frowning face is easily forgettable and that a smile can improve your looks and in most cases, it does.
Relax – Do not look so tense like somebody who is not sure of his surroundings.
Walk straight – Head held high and chest forward. This shows you are proud of who you are and how you look.
A firm handshake – This exudes that you are a person of power, and don’t mistake this for strength and end up bruise your date’s skin. You wouldn’t want that now.
When addressing somebody look them in the eyes – But do not hold their gaze for too long to make them uncomfortable. Just hold them long enough for maximum effect.
Sense of humor – This does not mean you keep dropping punch line after another. Simple and casual ad lib will do like you can make a lighthearted comment about the silence when faced with a pressure moment in an interview.
The tone of your skin too – If you have a healthy attractive skin, chances of people forgetting you are minimal. A healthy glowing skin is something you would like to remember too. Visit a dermatologist for advice on this.
Keep the conversation going – Keep talking no matter how random the topic gets. This distracts them from other aspects of your shortcomings. They will not forget you especially if you are entertaining.
Apart from entertaining give them another reason to remember you – If you want to make them easily remember you, be interesting. Expand your knowledge base.
Get your facts right or close – Talk about something you can comfortably defend.
Don’t be rude, vulgar or loud – It is not the loudest that give the best memories. Carry yourself with a certain air of importance.
Appreciate a compliment, give a compliment too – Not as a necessity but as an honest and well meant compliment.