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Professional Grooming Tips For Men
First impressions make an impact and the first thing most people notice is your face. Proper skin and hair care is just as important for men as for women. A lack of grooming not only detracts from your appearance, but it also hinders your chance of making a good impression. In today’s competitive business world, you will want to look your best in professional and social settings.
An important aspect of grooming is to use quality products for men’s shaving. This means using sharp razors and lubricating shaving cream, so that the razor glides effortlessly over the face. The proper use of products will prevent nicks and get a clean shave.
Keeping your face well conditioned is also important. Moisturizer is not just for women. Men suffer just as much from dry skin, combination skin, or oily skin. If you have oily skin you may shy away from moisturizer, fearing it will make the problem worse. However, there are products for different skin types. It’s important to check labels before purchasing skin care products. Moisturizers that are created for oily or combination skin should not clog pores or make your skin feel greasy. When possible, buy small bottles of different products to test on your skin.
Do not neglect your eyebrows or nose hair. Some men give little attention to the brows or nose hair, but this is a mistake. Although you will not be worrying over your eyebrows in the same way women do, if you have bushy eyebrows or brows that meet in the middle, you should keep them well trimmed.
The subject of nose hair may elicit laughs, but you probably would not continue laughing if you knew how most women feel about it. Your male friends and colleagues may not even notice the hair, but women do and most find it unpleasant. Check your nostrils as part of your daily grooming routine, and use tweezers or special nose clippers to remove any visible hair.
Hair care should never be undervalued. Use shampoo, conditioner, and other products suitable for your hair type. If your hair tends to be on the dry side, avoid products containing alcohol.
Keep your hair trimmed to keep it looking its best and to avoid split ends – this usually means visiting the barber or stylist every four to six, depending on your hairstyle and your rate of hair growth.
Article Author: Jennifer Smith
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