Men’s grooming: 5 habits of every gentleman

All Things Hair Team | 14 August 2017

Do you have these grooming habits? Let us give you a quick 101 on men’s grooming.

When it comes to men’s grooming, a real gentlemen doesn’t take it lightly. And when it comes to his hair, he does go out of his way to make it look better and clear of dirt and dandruff.

I mean, have you ever seen James Bond with a single strand out of place? Yeah, never. It might be time to up your hair grooming game; and lucky for you, we’re here to help you get you started.

When it comes to men’s grooming, these are the habits you need to develop:

men's grooming: guy with well groomed hair
Men’s grooming: do you have these habits? Credit: Dvora

1. A gentleman books an early appointment with his barber

When it comes to getting a haircut, timing is everything. If you want your barber to be at his freshest, book an appointment at the beginning of the day when salons are much quieter. That way, you can have his undivided attention.

2. A gentleman knows which hair product is good for his hair

With so many different hair products coming out today, it’s hard to know which ones are good for your hair and which ones aren’t. For starters, choose your product by your hair’s length and texture. This article should help you in choosing the right hairstyling product for you.

3. A gentleman washes his hair after using a hair-grooming product

Not washing your hair enough can cause product to build up, which can then cause dandruff. And when the flakes from your scalp start to fall, no amount of wax, pomade, or clay can save your look. Having white flakes on your shirt is definitely not gentlemanly, and nor is it attractive.

Editor’s tip: The easiest way to get rid of it is to regularly wash your hair and scalp with a dandruff-proof shampoo like Clear Cool Sport Menthol Anti-Dandruff Shampoo for Men. Made especially for mens’ scalp, it repairs the scalp’s natural protection barrier, leaving your hair fresh, healthy, and free of visible flakes.

Clear Cool Sport Menthol Anti-Dandruff Shampoo for Men

4. A gentleman doesn’t rub his hair too hard

Rubbing your head hard with a towel after a shower may put stress on your hair and cause breakage, especially since hair is weaker when it’s wet. Don’t rub it too hard and pat it dry instead—it takes longer to dry, but you’d be doing your hair a favor.

5. A gentleman lets his hair dry naturally

Be careful when using a blow dryer—over drying your hair could lead to frizz and damage. If you have the time, allow your hair to dry naturally. But if you’re really in a hurry, at least avoid setting your blow dryer on maximum heat and leave it at cool mode.

Now that you’ve got everything you need to know about men’s grooming, go show everyone how dapper you are!

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