New Trends In Men Cosmetics

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Before, men had the notion that men who were overly concerned about their looks and appearances were actually gay. Men had always wanted to portray a tough image and they never concerned themselves with stuff like skin care or those things cared about by women for fear of being stripped off their macho image and labeled as homosexuals. But as the years went on and as people slowly began to open themselves to new trends, there has been a recent increase in the number of men growing concerned about their looks and appearances. Quite often, magazines refer to this new breed of men as "metrosexuals".

These are men who are really men deep down inside but they appear to be overly concerned about fashion, skin care, hair care and the like. They basically are like most women who care about how good they look because it makes them feel good.

The emergence of this new breed of the male gender paved the way for cosmetic manufacturers to produce and make products that cater to their needs. Long gone were the days when people used to think that the men who were too concerned with their appearances were homosexuals. Currently it is but common for men to be along side women buying skin care products as well as getting their hairs treated and fixed at salons or spas. However, men using cosmetics date way back in time, when certain ancient civilizations had their men even put on make-up.

Right now, almost all of the products available in the market for women have their masculine equivalent. Perfumes for one have scents catered for the women and also for the men. There are also those scents that cater for both sexes. There are other choices of cosmetics for men available in the market. You can find skin care regimens for "him only" ranging from cleansers, to toners, creams and moisturizers to help him maintain flawless and healthy skin. Many men also frequent the salons to have their hair dyed or colored. Deodorants and shaving creams have also catered to the men's needs. There is no limit to the possibilities of what other cosmetics these companies may come up with in the near future.

Men are slowly getting in touch with that feminine side they have inside of them. They want to look their best whether they are on their way for a client meeting, attending a gala event or going out on a date with a special someone. It is because of this that cosmetic manufacturers are seeing cosmetics for men as a promising and lucrative business.