Generally, women are known to be very keen and particular about how they look and how they take care of themselves. For them, staying well groomed is not only part of their beauty but also from a hygiene perspective. However, it is the opposite for men. Boys are generally considered to be the messier of the two genders, for many men, it is cool to be messy. There is the man who does not shave for weeks and does not get their hair trimmed for months.
The breaking news is, dirty is no more the cool thing to do for men anymore. In the current era, men are expected to follow similar grooming standards as women. Women today are quickly turned off by men who do not look well kept, have an unkempt attire and look and smell bad. Unfortunately, most men are either too busy or too lazy to make regular trips to a stylist or a salon to stay well groomed.
However, it is a myth that you need to be dependent on a professional for your grooming needs. A basic grooming routine can be quickly followed at home, and you can feel fresh, crisp and presentable – which is all that you need.
The Right Kind of Shave
When you choose not to go under the blade for weeks and let your shave grow without taming it, you look more like a drug addict and less like a cool hunk. Just like it is important to groom your lawn and trim the grass to make it look presentable and neat, it is important to cut your facial hair and shape them to make them look neat and presentable.
At the same time, this does not mean that you shave to the point of almost peeling off a layer of your skin. Invest in a good razor and figure out how you can attain a precise shave without using too much blade. An automated shaver is an excellent way to strike a balance. Make sure to use a superb aftershave to help keep your skin clean, fresh and free of infection.
Smelling nice is a crucial part of your physical grooming. Since most men tend to spend a physically active routine, they generally sweat much more and therefore feel pretty bad, which puts off people around them. The most basic step of killing body odor is to use a good deodorant. And use it at regular intervals on a daily basis. It is also important that you understand that your regular perfume is not your deodorant. Scents are meant to add fragrance to your clothing to enhance the way you smell.
However, if your body is sweating and breathing, using the perfume will make the situation worse as the fragrance will mix with your body odor. On the other hand, a deodorant is essentially an antiperspirant that aims at killing body odours that are triggered due to sweat.
You might not feel so, but people do notice if your nails are big, unshaped and worse if they have dirt filled inside. Make sure that you trim and file your nails on a weekly basis and keep them in shape so that they do not look dirty.