In the last century or more, Shaving has become a mark of distinction. But even as long ago as the Roman Empire; men have removed their facial hair to show that they are civilized and well groomed. To not do this was seen as barbaric and in later years, as a mark of the so-called lower classes.
There is even a story that one of the Russian Tsars imprinted men for wearing beards. Luckily, no one will arrest you today for not shaving but without saying it in so many words it is considered poor style to have an access of facial hair.
Shaving – Man's Primary Cosmetic Activity
Shaving has for long been any man's primary cosmetic activity. Where woman has a wide range of specialized products that each perform a specific cosmetic task, men had only a lathering cream of some sort and a cologne type perfume to treat the shaved skin. This too has changed despite only recently.
There are many more beauty products that target the male gender on the market today. In the past, it was sometimes considered to be unmanly to make too much of a fuss when it came too personal grooming. But these days, men and woman alike realize the positive results that you get from a decent cosmetic routine.
The Changed Scenario
Shaving still forms the basis of the male beauty routine and it is therefore not surprising at all that the male beauty product range has spread from here to other areas. The first and foremost developments were seen in the different styles of after-shave-lotion that became available in the mid 20th century.
From there, male beauty products have now developed to include a mail equivalent of almost every female beauty product on the market. Moreover, modern techniques like laser hair removal have arrived and gained immense popularity for the removal of unwanted hair growth. People realize more and more everyday that looking after yourself and looking your best at all times Promotes a positive self-respect and that in return attracts the respect of others.[ad_2]
Source by Joseph Parisi