The quest for the famed philosopher's stone has got nothing on the average woman's quest for an all-round more beautiful self.

From luscious locks and a stylish wardrobe to flawless skin, the beauty quest of the average woman is never-ending. But inspite our best intentions sometimes, there are a few stumbling blocks that stop us from achieving our beauty goals. What's even more interesting is that often times, we are the architects of our 'mishap'.

So what are some of these habits we need to stop in order to attain an even more beautiful self? Check on them.