Grooming has changed significantly over the decades, from the clean-shaven Noughties to the long hair and beards of the late-60s and 70s.
No one style is the same, be it a trend or individual, which is why it is important to find a grooming routine that best suits you.
So, without further ado, here are some game-changing tips that can give your confidence a boost.
Go beyond a basic skincare routine
Whether you have a face wash already or simply wash your face in the shower, it’s time to take your skincare to the next level. Get rid of those gender stereotypes, and try your hand at using the cleanser, toner, moisturizer, and eye serum.
Every once in a while, relax with a calming or purifying face mask and invest in a jade roller to reduce puffiness.
Take good care of your beard
It can be tempting to simply trim your beard every now and then, and then just let it be. However, just like the hair on your head, your beard deserves a little bit of TLC.
Keep your beard clean with a beard wash, and gently comb it through to get rid of any tangles. You can then apply beard oil to moisturize the sensitive skin under your beard and apply styling products to keep the hair tamed all day long.
If you find that your beard is thinning or patchy, you might consider a textured, thickening styling product. If the color is uneven, beard dye can eliminate any grey hairs, whilst also making the beard appear fuller.
Invest in a good-quality fragrance
Humanity is ‘biologically wired’ to be more attracted to people who’s pheromones are more enticing, says Medical Daily. Thus, the way we smell can make people more drawn to us, and elicit more self-confidence in return.
That said, it doesn’t mean that you should buy any old perfume, and spray it everywhere. Take the time to select a high quality men’s aftershave that’s scent profile beautifully compliments you and your natural scent.
Then, apply the fragrance to your pulse points – your wrists, neck, behind your ears, and so on. This will allow the cologne to warm to body temperature on your skin and delicately blend with your natural scent for longer.
Find the right hair removal technique to suit you
Everyone’s skin is different, and so different hair removal techniques can suit some people better than others. If you have been left put off using certain hair removal due to irritation or pimples, this might just mean you need to try something new.
In addition, different hair removal techniques will suit different areas of the body better. For example, nose hair trimmers might be preferable to waxing, laser hair removal can be more effective for the chest and back than shaving, and waxing will be better for your eyebrows than hair removal cream.
Embrace your natural hair texture
Choose your haircut based on your natural hair texture, as opposed to trying to hide it. Some haircuts work better with curly hair, and others with straight hair – ask your barber for advice as to what might best suit you.
In addition, textured styling products, layers, and a mixture of a skin fade and volume on top are fantastic for making hair seem fuller, whilst still embracing your natural hair.