Making time for yourself is important and is being embraced more and more. Often, when we talk about self-care, men can feel left out of the conversation. Luckily for our men, we’ve put together a guide of 10 easy ways you can give back to you–and look good doing it!
1. Embrace the Beard
So you’re a part of the beard gang. It’s an elite club, but the hard work is never done: facial hair requires a LOT of maintenance to look its best.
Frequent cleansing is the first beard grooming basic. It helps to prevent a build-up of oil and dirt, which can lead to beardruff and acne. Get the soft beard every woman loves by regularly using beard oil– that will condition the hair from the inside out and look after the skin beneath. Don’t forget to comb your facial hair to promote healthy growth and distribute oil to the dryer ends of the beard.
2. Make Shaving Mindful
Not a part of the beard gang? No problem! There are plenty of reasons to get on board with a bare face. Apart from standing out from the bearded crowd, facial hair often goes greyer faster than what’s on your head. Getting rid of it could suddenly take years off your appearance. Not to mention the quiet time can be good for your day. Whether electric or manual, allow your quality time with your razor to also be a quiet moment for you. You’ll end with a smoother face and refreshed mind.
3. Don’t Shy Away From Manscaping
When it comes to body hair removal, there are many methods to choose from, and there’s nothing wrong with trying them all to see which works best for you.
One option is to shave. Shaving requires preparation and can cause irritation, especially in sensitive areas, but it’s quick and doesn’t require booking an appointment. You could also try waxing or sugaring. Both waxing and sugaring are initially painful but give a longer-lasting, smoother look and hurt less the more you do. Laser hair removal, including handheld IPL devices, is the most expensive and the only permanent solution.
For the gentleman interested in only “cleaning up” certain areas, a body hair trimmer may be the easiest solution. Body hair trimmers are typically good for precision and minimal removal.
4. Smell Like A Million Bucks
When shopping, think of fragrance as music: different tunes can contain the