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    Looking Your Best for Men: How Tos


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    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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    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.

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