As unfair as this may seem, one this is for sure, we all have the power to tip the scales in our favor by improving whatever it is we can improve, and by doing everything we can to look our very best when it comes to dealing with the outside world.

Following are a few tips to help you look stylish in three main areas without being taken to the cleaners:

Fashionable Clothes on a Budget

When it comes to building a winning wardrobe, aim for quality, rather than for quantity. It is far better to have only a few well-made and classy-looking garments that will not only last longer but also make a good impression, instead of having many cheaper pieces of clothing, that you’ll surely end up having to replace much sooner.

Though it’s a good idea to look trendy, it can be costly and exhausting to try and follow everything fashion dictates for that year. If you are on a budget, remember that it isn’t necessary to change your whole wardrobe in order to look good. All you need are a few basic high-quality garments that you can update using different fashionable accessories.

Inexpensive Hair Care

In order to look your best, it is important to make sure your hair stays healthy, and that your style is up to date. However, getting your hair treated and trimmed on a regular basis could end up costing you a small fortune. Luckily, there are ways to save money in this area as well.

Instead of going to expensive hair salons, try to find a hairstyling school in your area, where you can get your hair cut, color treated and styled, at only a fraction of the price you would normally pay. Or, if all you need is a trim, why not head on over to the local barbershop instead of going to the hairdresser’s, where you’d likely pay up to four times the price for the same cut?

Finally, you can save money by looking for coupons and special prices offered by hair salons in your area.

Classy Looking Car

It has been said that your car is an extension of yourself. Whether you believe that or not, one thing is for sure, if your vehicle looks tattered and neglected, people will get a negative impression of you. Therefore, make sure your car is clean and well maintained both inside and out. Doing this will cost you next to nothing, but what a difference it will make in the way you are perceived!

Of course, we all know that looks aren’t everything. But since it seems that they matter at least a little bit, why not put all the chances of finally getting that great job you want, or that loan you need, on your side, by doing all you can to look your very best?