Winters are great. You can layer up on clothes and do not have to worry about grooming or styling. Right?
Wrong. This is not the right way to approach this glorious season. If you already have got a good grooming routine, winters are no reason to stop. Rather, winters are one of the most interesting times to take your styling game to another level. Additionally, it is important to care of your body and hair during this time as it will then ensure that your body is summer-ready in a few months. Your body needs attention around the year, and in winter it needs it a little bit more.
In this blog, we will help you with a few grooming tips that you can count on to stay well-groomed in winter.
Manscaping refers to the practice that is specifically tailored for men and involves grooming activities like trimming, Shaving and grooming body hair. It indicates the act of managing and grooming body hair that go beyond facial hair. It includes areas like the legs, chest, armpits, pubic area and back.
While different men have different approaches to manscaping – and it is absolutely alright – it is also important to understand that it is a practice that is about maintaining body hair and it should not be only dependent on weather. You must pick up that versatile Beard Trimmer and take care of hair on some regions so that they remains in check. It is important to take care of these basic things as it helps in maintaining a good hygiene as well.
As the temperature drops, so does our will to shower. But bathing regularly is one of the basic hygiene habits that should be followed religiously. Even if you do not sweat that frequently in winter, you still do get dirty. You need to still take care of hygiene. Additionally, taking long and hot showers during winter is quite nice as well. But speaking from your skin’s perspective, do not shower using too hot water as it strips your skin away from all the moisture. While it will warm your bones, it will do harm to your skin. So instead of skipping showering or showering in hot and steamy waters – choose the middle way. Use lukewarm, water to rinse your body of all the dirt and this will simply take care of your skin. It will not strip your skin of essential oils and also take care of your body’s hygiene. Consider using a hydrating body wash in winter.
- Keep your body hydrated
Just because your body is all covered up, it does not mean that it has no need for hydration. Your body needs to be hydrated properly in winter as it gets dry. And by hydrating the body, we mean more than just applying a face cream. While you must continue applying a moisturizer twice daily during winter to your face, you must also take care of your entire body. Invest in a good body lotion that locks in moisture and prevents the skin from drying. Additionally, do remember to moisturize your face after trimming your facial hair using the Beard Cutter.
Additionally, you must drink water. People generally skip drinking water during winter as they do not feel much thirsty during this time. So be intentional about drinking water in winter. If you like, you can also start drinking warm water. It is good for your throat as well.
- Apply sunscreen
If you think that you need to apply sunscreen only during summer of while stepping out in the sun, then you are highly mistaken. It is as important to apply sunscreen in the summer as it is to apply it in winter. Even on the coldest days, the sun still shines and it can get you. So, do remember to apply the sunscreen. Your skin might not burn or be sweaty but the UV rays can still do plenty of damage to your skin even when it is cold out there.
You can protect your skin from all the damage by simply investing in using a good sunscreen. Just like summer, follow the same skincare steps. There might be a variation in the products but not in the steps. Remember to apply sunscreen at least a few minutes before you step out and do apply it daily. There is not point in being ignorant about it during winter.
- Take care of your feet
You love wearing sandals and flip-flops during summer. You even walk barefoot at the beach while you love to soak in the hot summer heat. You take good care of them as a result of all that exposure. However, when it’s cold outside, you wrap your feet in heavy socks before slipping them into boots and then into your house slippers. It is simple to overlook them completely. During the fall and winter, keep your feet well-hydrated to maintain their best appearance and comfort. The unpleasant feeling and appearance of having dry, cracked feet can be really frustrating. Hence, you must take care of your feet during winter. You can use a good quality mild lotion to combat dehydrated skin.
In addition to all these things, you must also take care of the standard things like trimming your nails, brushing your teeth, wearing a nice cologne and investing in well-ironed and clean clothes. All these things will eventually add to your personality and give you confidence.
It is also important to take care of your diet. While your body adjusts to the season change eventually, it needs some time. Also, the transitioning weather can be a time when you fall sick. Hence, it is also important to shift or tweak your diet a little bit so that your body gets the right nourishment to stay healthy. You must include stuff like honey, garlic, ginger and green leafy vegetables to your diet in winter. Winter is also a great time to eat fresh vegetables and fruits like spinach, lettuce, carrots, beets, turnips, citrus fruits like oranges, tangerines, grapes and so on.
This quick guide will help all men rise up their styling game as the temperature drops. A well-groomed personality in winter is a huge asset. The holiday season is a great time to look your best. Be it Christmas or New Year’s, there are so many events happening around you. Hence, you must take care of yourself. Additionally, we understand that grooming takes time and effort. While the above-mentioned tips can be easily done at home, you can also consider in investing some at-home grooming essentials like a beard trimmer, a few essential oils, a good beard wax and so on. Having these products handy helps you stay on top of your styling game all the time. You do not have to rush to a salon for the smallest of things and you can be at your best from the comfort of your home only. Remember – The grooming manual is all about personal preference. But you should definitely be practicing some kind of body hair maintenance. And you shouldn’t let that habit slip just because it’s a bit cooler.