Reviewed & updated: October 19, 2022 by Jamie Wilson BA
When it comes to style and looking good, we primarily associate women with them. For women, they have so much diversity when it comes to style and grooming themselves. Men, on the other hand, seem like they just wear the same old clothing, or at least some version of it. However, just because it’s not as common as women, men have a ton of ways to take care of themselves as well. Here’s how men can take care of themselves and look good doing so.
Take Care of Your Hair
Your hair may not seem as important, but remember that it’s one of the first things people notice about you. Whether you’re meeting a friend or going to a job interview, you need to keep your hair clean. There’s a difference between your hair shining from being clean and from being too oily. And let’s not forget how dandruff can easily make itself known. You’ll know there’s dandruff when your head feels too flaky. As ironic as it sounds, shampoo may be the cause of dandruff and other skin conditions due to the number of sulfates in it. Sulfate is a chemical that’s used in many cleaning agents. There are shampoos for oily hair that don’t contain any sulfates, which makes it the best men’s shampoo for sensitive scalps. Use it to reset your scalp with clarifying formulas to try out different hair types.
Find Your Scent
By finding your scent, we don’t mean your natural body odor. We’re talking about the various colognes and aftershaves you can try. There are men who have a somewhat pungent stench attached to them. And the worst part is that they can’t even smell it themselves. But just because they can’t smell doesn’t mean others can’t either. You can, however, easily mask your natural scent with one that’s easy on the nose. We can’t say what the best type of cologne you should use as every man has their own preference. What we can tell you is that you shouldn’t bathe in it as doing so can cause an allergic reaction such as contact dermatitis and feelings of nausea.
Correct Your Posture
You’d be amazed at how having a good posture affects you. Not only does it affect your overall appearance, it also impacts your health as well. Having a bad posture can cause your shoulders to become rounded, you subconsciously start slouching and your back may start to hurt more frequently. In some cases, a bad posture can cause joint degeneration. It can also alter the shape of your spine and cause it to curve, which resembles a hunchback. You can prevent this from causing permanent damage by exercising regularly, stretching and being diligent. If you’re constantly in front of a computer, it’s easy to get something called tech neck. Tech neck is when you lean your neck forward to see the screen better. To keep this from altering your posture, elevate your computer, so you’re constantly looking up instead of down or forward.
About the Author
Drew Allen is a financial enthusiast, seasoned blogger, music and sports fanatic. He enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife and daughter fishing and boating. He is dedicated to his 15+ year career in the banking, mortgage, and personal finance industry.