Don’t AM shave

It’s best to avoid shaving the very first thing in the morning. If possible, let your skin wake up a while. This allows any puffiness from fluids collecting in your skin during the night to recede.

From: hintsandthings.com

Clean shave

Keeping a clean shave gives men a sharper appearance and makes them look well kept.

From: smart-tips-and-tricks.net

Grooming

Your date may never mention the long, dark hair sticking out from your nostril, but she definitely saw it. Never let strands wander out from inside your nose or ear.

From: life123.com

Shaving with the grain

Go with the grain of your hair, not against it.

For most guys, whiskers on the face grow "down." So shaving downward on the face removes most of the hair. Shaving against the grain (or upward) can cause rashes or red bumps.

From: webmd.com

manscaping tips

When manscaping, don’t go over an area repeatedly, as this can cause irritation. For a stray hair you can’t catch, use a pop-up trimmer, or tweezers.

Be especially careful of repeat strokes in sensitive areas such as the bikini line.

From: velvetdragon.com

Clean the hair off your ears and neck

Clean the hair off your ears and neck. This is something your barber can do for you monthly that gives the appearance of good grooming. The sight of long ear hairs, or neck hair going into the collar of your shirt, is never appealing.

From: oprah.com

A good barber

To give your beard the best shape possible, find a good barber and have it trimmed professionally.

From: about.com

Extend the Life of Your Razor Blades

After shaving, thoroughly clean and dry your razor blades and then completely immerse the razor head in a shallow dish filled with mineral oil. Use the rubbing alcohol to wash away the oil next time you need to use the razor.

From: free-beauty-tips.com

Use a face scrub

A gentle scrubbing massage will help open pores, prime follicles and raise stubs for a closer shave. This exfoliation removes dead cells and impurities that can cause acne, ingrown hairs and infection. It will also smooth and renew your complexion.

From: about.com

Shaving with a blade

You may save a few minutes by using an electric razor, but it’s a fact that a wet blade gives the closest shave and that’s what we’re all looking for. A closer shave will, of course, cut the beard nearer to the skin, which will extend the time until you need to shave again.

From: productforeman.com

Trimming a goatee

Determining how to trim a goatee, make a smile while looking in the mirror. Make sure that your goatee does not go beyond the smile lines showing up at the edge of your mouth. This will help you to decide how wide your goatee must be.

From: bestbeardtrimmer.org

Trim it up

Trim the nose hairs. This is something very basic that makes a world of difference.

From: oprah.com

Easy steps to spicing up your wardrobe

All too often, men build monochromatic outfits. There’s this deeply ingrained preference for blacks, whites and browns that, while good for ‘safe’ office ensembles, usually turn out very drab.

Spice up your outfits with a bit of color, and no one will notice that you wear the same suit jacket to work every day.

From: ties-necktie.com

Grey bastard

If your beard is graying or a dramatically different color from the hair on your head, there are dyes specifically formulated for facial hair that are safe to use at home. Follow the instructions on the package carefully to ensure good, even coverage and never use beard color immediately after a shower.

From: about.com