Let’s Talk Male Grooming

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Male grooming is one of the most misunderstood things about being a man. It doesn’t mean you have to shave off all of your body hair and it doesn’t mean you need to style your hair like a teenager or like an old war veteran. In fact, male grooming encompasses a lot of different things, and this article is going to go through a few of those points so that you have a better understanding of what male grooming actually means and why it’s important for your health.

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Hair

Hairstyles vary from person to person, but no one can deny the effect a clean hairstyle has on someone’s appearance. If you want to look smart, then you’re going to need an equally smart haircut to give people the impression that you mean business. Everyone has different hair textures and preferences, but at the end of the day there are a couple of rules that every hairstylist will tell you about looking smart. Firstly, short hairstyles are more widely accepted as smart. Long hair can work, but it is hard to pull off without a dedicated stylist. Secondly, you have to keep it neat. Don’t go for a hairstyle that makes you look too rough, and don’t get a hairstyle that will require a whole can of hairspray or gel just to keep up.

You also need to think about other places where hair can grow. For instance, your nose and ears can also grow hair which should be promptly removed with dedicated tools. Body hair is subject to preference. Some people prefer to have less body hair and others like the scruffy body hair look. Websites like http://www.manlymatters.net/ have plenty of information about the tools you can use to clean up your hair, so make sure to check it out for some additional advice.

Teeth

According to http://www.dentalfearcentral.org/fears/embarrassment/, many people around the world fear visiting a dentist not because they are scared of the tools or the process of cleaning teeth, but because they hate what the dentist will think. They are worried about the dentist making fun of them or mocking you with their colleagues, but this simply isn’t true. It takes some time, but once you get over this fear of the dentist you’ll realise that your appearance and your teeth can make a world of difference to your life. Having great teeth will improve your confidence and make you more presentable at work and to your family. Dental products also make great gifts. Things like electronic toothbrushes and grooming sets are great to give to family members or to receive as a present because they are practical and can be used for the long term.

Nails

Now, let’s not forget to trim these. No one wants to shake your hand and have your nails dig into them, and no one likes to see you hand them an object and be afraid of getting cuts from your nails. You should keep them nice and short so that your hands are presentable and it also keeps germs and bacteria out of the spaces underneath your nails. There’s a great guide on how to properly cut your nails at http://www.wikihow.com/Cut-Your-Fingernails-and-Toenails, so it’s recommended you take a look.

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