Looking Your Best for Men: How Tos
How to Get a Great Shave
Wash your face. Use a brush to lather up with a cream or gel. WAIT 2-3 minutes. Use a sharp double-blade razor. Shave in the direction the hair grows.
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Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who’s the vainest one of all?
If you think women win the prize for vanity, think again. In a recent market research poll of Americans and Europeans, 73% of the men described spending time in front of the mirror as “important” or “very important.” Only 72% of women set the same value on mirror time.
Marketers have taken note. Male grooming and beauty products now represent a $30 billion industry. Cosmetic companies that once marketed exclusively to women now have extensive...
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How to Wear Suspenders
Before you get dressed, clip or button suspenders to the back waist of your pants. Put your trousers on. Then attach suspenders to the front.
How to Grow a Beard
Endure the itch -- it gets better after a few weeks. Let it grow an inch or more before trimming. And know when to give up.
How to Tame Your Unibrow
For a natural look use tweezers rather than a razor or waxing. Pluck up from the bottom. And stop at your inner eye.
How to Sweat Less, or Look Like It
Watch the spicy foods, drinks with caffeine, and alcohol. Choose light-colored clothes made of natural fabrics that breathe.
How to Get Rid of a Tattoo
There are 3 safe ways a professional can remove a tattoo: cut it out, rub it away, or remove it with lasers. It's not something to do yourself!
How to Fix Shaving Nicks
Cut yourself shaving and don't have a styptic pencil? Try a dab of antiperspirant. The ingredient that stops you from sweating also shrinks cuts.
How to Trim Your Mustache
Use fine-tooth comb on dry hair. With scissors or trimmer, shape from the bottom outer edges, from middle to side. Then trim for length.
How to Soften Corns and Calluses
Soak your feet in water 10 to 15 minutes to soften the skin. Then gently remove thickened areas with a pumice stone.
How to Dress to Look Taller
Avoid contrasts. Wear a single color or vertical patterns. Make sure your clothes fit closely. Go for slim neckties.
How to Moisturize Toenails
Smear a cuticle cream, petroleum jelly, or vitamin E oil over the entire nail. Gently rub it in.
How to Dress if You're Tall
Wear lighter colors to add width to your frame. Choose two-button suits with high-cut lapels. Show minimum cuff. Have a little break in your trousers.
How to Cover for a Lost Waist Button
Poke a hole where the button was. Insert a key ring with a key attached. Pull the key through the buttonhole. Cover with a blazer or belt.