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Save Money On Male Beauty

Updated on October 18, 2014

Women On Male Beauty

Women will often say that it wasn't looks that first attracted them to the man in their lives, they in fact liked his personality or his sense of humor.

In reality, although there is a bit of truth in that sentiment the real truth is that before any woman considers what a guy is really like they go by how he looks first.

It is a law of nature and the first law of attraction that when we meet someone new we look them over from head to toe and this is where we gain our first impression of that person.

For both men and women first impressions really matter and if we like what we see then we will try to get to know that person better, if we don't like what we see we try to avoid contact with that person all together.

Male Beauty

Male beauty is in the eye of the beholder, something that looks good on you might look stupid on someone else.
Male beauty is in the eye of the beholder, something that looks good on you might look stupid on someone else. | Source

The Cost Of Male Grooming

To put it bluntly the business of transforming yourself from a frog to a prince can be very expensive, just like everything else these days it costs money hair gel, hair dye, hair cuts, skin creams, makeup and shaving equipment can prove to be a bit above the average budget for most men.

Male Beauty products are expensive and to be totally honest the more money you save on buying products, the more money you will have to spend on those nights out.

The Importance of Male Grooming

Male grooming is becoming has become a lot more acceptable in recent years; The days of a quick comb over, a quick wash and a dab of aftershave when getting ready for a night out on the town are gone.

Men these days are taking a lot more pride in their appearance and personal hygiene and taking a lot more care in the bathroom so that they can look at their best when going into the outside world.

For men who lack in self confidence making themselves look good makes them feel good about themselves and in turn that gives their confidence a major boost.

Male Grooming Head To Toe

Male grooming is more about personal choice, what looks good on you may not look so good on me and what suits me may not suit you.

Some men like to wear a little make up on their faces and other men wouldn't be seen dead wearing make up.

Some balding men wear wigs and some of them shave their heads.

Personal choice is a part of who you are and will define how you want to look but your budget can sometimes hinder your choices of beauty products.

DIY Haircut

A good pair of hair clippers will save you thousands of dollars over the years.
A good pair of hair clippers will save you thousands of dollars over the years. | Source

Male Hair Care

Why pay every time that you need your hair trimmed when you can get your hands on a complete hair care set and never have to pay for a hair cut again, even if your hair is thinning this can save you a lot of money in the long run.

I personally have not paid to have my hair cut in over 20 years and I have used the same clippers that I bought back then the best $35.00 that I have ever spent in my life it has saved me a fortune over the years.

Hair clippers are a lot easier than you may think to use and come with easy to follow instructions.

Not just for the hair on your head, Clippers are also an easy and painless way to remove hair from the other parts of your body too.

Hair Dyes For Men

Going Grey or just fancy a different color for your hair, you don't have to pay over the odds and have it done by a professional, DIY hair dyes are a lot less expensive and are really simple to use. Just apply into your hair wait 20-30 minutes and voila you have a different look for a fraction of the price of visiting a hairdresser.

Typical over the counter hair dyes for men usually last for up to 6 weeks.

Style Your Own Hair

Again you don't have to visit a professional to style your own hair, why not experiment on your own all you have to do is buy a cheap hair gel and keep tweaking until you have found a style that you like, if it is a style that will need something stronger to make your new style last all day then you can buy a Hair putty which will hold your hair in that much longer.

Male Shaving Habits

A facial scrub just before a shave will ensure you the best shave that you have ever had.
A facial scrub just before a shave will ensure you the best shave that you have ever had. | Source

Male Makeup

Male Skin Care On A Budget

It isn't only women who need to look after their skin, it is also important that men keep their skin moisturised and protected from the elements and the rigours of everyday life.

Skin care products for men are really expensive but with a little shopping around you can find them at a price that suits your pocket.

Facial Scrubs For Men

A good facial scrub is a necessity to help your skin keep a natural glow, it will also remove dead skin and exfoliate your face leaving it smooth to the touch and fresher looking, facial scrubs give your face a deep clean and remove all the dust particles from your pores.

A facial scrub just before shaving will ensure that you have one of the closest and smoothest shaves that you have ever had.

Facial Moisturisers For Men

Keeping your skin moisturised is important, it helps protect from the sun, helps to reduce wrinkles and prevents the skin drying out after shaving.

Combine your facial moisturiser with a retinol anti aging cream and it will firm up your facial muscles reinvigorate dying skin and reduce fine wrinkles leaving you with a more healthy and younger looking skin.

Cosmetics, Makeup For Men

The true secret of male cosmetics is to keep them as natural as possible, neutral colors and as close to your own complexion as possible. The video above is a good guide to follow if you are thinking of using makeup for the first time.

Make-up For Men

In the past the only men that you would find wearing make-up were actors on stage, Clowns in a circus or cross dressers, these days though more and more men are wearing cosmetics.
In the past the only men that you would find wearing make-up were actors on stage, Clowns in a circus or cross dressers, these days though more and more men are wearing cosmetics. | Source

Look Good Smell Good

Aftershave and deoderant are a personal choice and they can prove to be rather expensive and well out of your price range. But a little trick on Amazon.com or the equivalent in your area,such as co.uk, could just surprise you and save you a lot of money.

The trick is simple visit your local amazon online, click on health and personal care at the search box, type in Aftershave. When the page comes up look to the right side of the page and you will see a dropbox which says relevance, click on it and choose, price low to high and a list of aftershaves will come up at prices that you can afford and hopefully your favorite will be one of them.

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Male Grooming

There is no right or wrong when it comes to looking good, it is all about personal choice, you have to decide what looks good on you or what doesn't. Experimentation is essential until you find the look that makes you feel good about yourself.

Remember if you look good, you feel good and this leaves you feeling more confidence in yourself.

That confidence will help you to stand out from the crowd and be counted.


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    • Levertis Steele profile image

      Levertis Steele 

      5 years ago from Southern Clime

      Interesting hub!

    • Nell Rose profile image

      Nell Rose 

      5 years ago from England

      Hi, yes I love a man that's groomed! lol! seriously though as long as he doesn't overdo it, nothing worse than too much hair gel, or too sparkly! and please never ever ever that horrible orange tan!

    • Michele Travis profile image

      Michele Travis 

      5 years ago from U.S.A. Ohio

      Very nice hub, I have to show it to my hubby. sorry didn't mean to make it sound funny. Did like what you wrote. It is very good.

      Voted up.

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