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Basic Grooming Essentials That Every Man Should Know

Basic Grooming Essentials That Every Man Should Know

We always know that women are more intricate when it comes to grooming habits, and in all honesty, they are leaner in doing all the stuff.

May 16th, 2020

We always know that women are more intricate when it comes to grooming habits, and in all honesty, they are leaner in doing all the stuff. Little do we know that men need it too. The thing is men are not as interested in doing all of it. However, men must spend a little time doing serious grooming.

There are two things that confuse men. One is what they should buy aside from the razor, and two, what should be done apart from washing the face. So to help you with this predicament, continue reading as we have laid out the basic grooming essentials that every man should know and own.

1. An “all-around” shaver

Out of 10 men, there are probably at least 6 men who want to grow their facial hair and proudly brag “No Shave November.”

While there is beauty in men growing their facial hair, it is important as well to maintain a clean-cut beard even when you want to grow it. Having an “all-around” shaver can help you achieve it, especially if you don’t want to spend another dollar in your local barbershop.

What’s good about having an “all-around” shaver is you can use it for all areas in your body. You can always arm your grooming kit with a separate razor, tweezers, and trimmers, but instead, you can opt to save money in buying three different items just for one.

With an “all-around” shaver, changing its head lets you use it as a body groomer, ear, and nose trimmer. It works better and saves you a lot of bucks.

2. Facial wash and scrub

Do not find this surprising as men need to do facial wash and scrub just like women do. Even more so, men need it more than compared to women. Men’s faces are more prone to clogged pores than women. That is why more men suffer from pimple outbreak and acne.

We cannot stress enough how important it is to wash your face daily, but washing does not make it. To achieve a more supple skin, using some facial scrub can aid in removing dead skin cells effectively.

Also, do not ignore the fact that our facial skin is more sensitive compared to other areas of skin in the body. For this reason, you must buy and use sensitive products like the ones offered in Anoque Men’s Natural Skincare.

Pro-tip: Not all products effectively work for everyone, you need to find the one that suits you best, and is comfortable to use. But don’t overdo it, some products are too harsh for you. We suggest that you read the labels carefully and look for primary content like Vitamin C, Retinol, and Green Tea Extract.

3. Shaving Cream and After-Shave Cream

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When men do their hair shaving routine, they want it done like how their old barber does it—the key element to achieve it: the shaving cream. Choosing the best shaving cream product can do magic in attaining a clean and neat shaved beard.

When using shaving cream, it protects your skin from bumps and scars. The cream creates a thin layer of protection to minimize friction between the blade and the skin. Shaving without cream highly irritates the skin, thus creates razor burn, redness, and cuts.

While it is essential to use shaving cream, using an after-shave cream is a must as well. The after-shave cream helps the skin to heal faster. After-shave cream has a hygienic effect as it keeps the pores clean and bacteria-free. Other than that, an after-shave cream has a soothing effect on the skin, and it relaxes the area where shaving is done.

4. Deodorant

Body odor is a big no-no for both men and women. But men sweat a lot compared to women, and this is due to mens’ work environments that usually require more force and energy. Sometimes, our weather condition is a factor as well, such as high humidity or during the summertime that causes us to sweat a lot more than usual. That is why keeping a deodorant and using it is essential.

Also, men must choose and stick to one product brand that they are comfortable with. Frequent changing of body products can alter your body smell and maybe cause you some discomfort in the future.

Choose a deodorant that has antibacterial content as it will fight combat body odor created from excessive perspiration.


There is nothing more important for a person to look neat and clean all the time. And men should not disregard the fact that they, too, need a complete grooming routine as well. This is why having all these basic grooming essentials at hand can help any man practice their grooming skills and benefit from it. There is no harm in being meticulous when it comes to taking care of your body.

Laura Bartlett

Laura Bartlett

Northern girl Laura is the epitome of a true entrepreneur. Laura’s spirit for adventure and passion for people blaze through House of Coco. She founded House of Coco in 2014 and has grown it in to an internationally recognised brand whilst having a lot of fun along the way. Travel is in her DNA and she is a true visionary and a global citizen.