Move over ladies, there’s someone in the waxing room next to you with a really.. deep… voice. Paying homage to Austin Powers here when I say, that’s because, ” He’s a man, baby!”
This story is right out of the land of Austin Powers too. It seems that men are taking a little more care in how they look but it’s more than cologne and a close shave. According to this piece in the Daily Mail, traffic by men is up 66% in some salons in Britain. So what’s going on and more importantly, what are they having done?
According to the story, haircuts are the most requested service, followed closely by massage, hair removal and hair color. The headline of the piece asks, “Are men vainer than women?”
Maybe. Maybe not. But my take is it’s about damn time. I have no problem with a man cutting, coloring, and REMOVING extraneous hair, if that makes him feel better. Bonus if I don’t have to see a wig growing out of his ears, neck or back. Heck, I’m even okay with a little micro-dermabrasion and Botox, if he so chooses. Shouldn’t we all want to look our best?
I don’t think being a man means you have to be at the mercy of gravity and nature, does it? Men work out to feel and look better. They get braces and pay attention to their attire, isn’t this an extension of that?
So be gone, uni-brow, bye-bye back hair, feel free to cut, dye and wax away guys. You’ll get no argument from Good Enough Mother.
Okay, time to weigh in. Men, do you dye your hair or wax your brows (or anything else for that matter)? And women, would you have a problem if your man did any of that or a bigger problem is he didn’t?
Lemme hear ya!
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