The days of the caveman are long gone and it’s no longer considered feminine for men to groom themselves. A gentleman must be well groomed. Looking scruffy and disregarding basic personal hygiene standards has nothing to do with masculinity but you shouldn’t go to the other extreme end of looking like a member of an R&B boy band either. Unless, that’s what you are going for, in which case, row your boat, son.
Failing to take proper care of yourself will make other people find you repugnant and the barrage of rejection will start eating away at your self-esteem in addition to the health risks you are exposing yourself to.
Add these grooming tips to your daily routine so that you always look your best when leaving the house.
Dry and chaffed lips look awful and repulse those whom you want to kiss. Take care of your lips by scrubbing with a wet toothbrush after you are done brushing to remove dry dead skin and apply a lip balm or petroleum jelly thereafter.
Quit smoking which damages your lips in addition to the several health risks associated with it. Also, avoid licking your lips incessantly as it rids the lips of moisture making them even drier.
Well-groomed men always brush their teeth at least twice daily and the floss daily. Brushing only cleans the surface of the teeth since the bristles rarely reach in between the teeth and it is important to floss to prevent plaque which often forms in the unreachable parts of your teeth.
As you brush, remember to also brush your tongue which can be a breeding ground for bacteria that causes bad breath.
Avoid sugar foods which are detrimental to your death and never brush within 30 minutes after finishing a meal since you can erode the enamel.
Not all shavers are manufactured equal. There are various shavers for different applications and it is important to use the right one with the correct setting if you want to look sharp. You can visit sites like Mybestshaver.Com where you can find reviews on various shavers.
More importantly, always prepare your skin for shaving using a shaving cream or even water to prevent ingrown hairs and razor bumps which are unappealing.
You can clip your own tails at home if you find a trip to the salon for manicure and pedicure so extra.
Besides looking nasty, dirty fingernails pose a health hazard since you ingest an unhealthy dose of germs every time you eat with your hands. Overgrown toenails will keep on tearing your pairs of socks in addition to making you uncomfortable until you cut them to size.
Buy a nail clipper and cut your nails short. You will find that trimming your nails soaking them in a tub of warm water makes the whole process a whole lot easier and prevents them from getting chipped. If that’s a luxury you are unwilling to indulge in, simply cut your nails after your shower.