Did you know that some men’s beauty products are way cheaper than women’s? Even if they’re from the same brand! That’s because women are prepared to spend way more on looking good than guys are. But it is not just about pricing - a lot of men’s products can actually give you better results. They may not smell as flowery or come in pretty packaging like women’s, but can take their beauty game to a whole new level. We bring you our top picks too from trusted brands that really will add oomph to your beauty routine!
Girls, don’t you just love most deos and scents for men? Well, why not give them a try! Men’s deodorants come with similar antiperspirant ingredients as women’s but are stronger, which means that you’ll smell better for longer. Plus, most men’s deos have extra zing when compared to women’s - so don’t be afraid to try out your boyfriend’s. POPxo Recommends:Dove Men Care Antiperspirant Deodorant Sensitive Shield (Rs. 737)
2. Face Scrub (But On Your Body)
Try his face scrub on your body. We all know exfoliation is super important for soft, smooth skin - so switch your regular body polish and give your man’s a try. Face scrubs for guys are grainier and can be very moisturizing. So if you’re dealing with dry skin on your elbows or anywhere else, then you should definitely try it. POPxo Recommends:The Body Shop Men’s Maca Root Face Scrub (Rs. 995)
3. Eye Cream
You may not know many dudes who use eye creams but there are plenty available for them. Guy-friendly eye creams can be extra effective in treating under-eye puffiness and dark circles. Eye creams for women are quite expensive, so it can be a pretty smart idea to test out one meant for men to see if it works for you. POPxo Recommends:Kiehl’s Eye Alert (Rs. 1,500)
Because men’s skin is tougher, their moisturizers are designed to be extra-hydrating and fortifying, albeit with similar ingredients as women’s. So if you would prefer some extra hydration and nourishment for your skin, then don’t be afraid to dabble with the men’s section of your beauty store. Just make sure to do a patch test on your skin with the product you pick. Just to be safe.
You see ads on TV for men’s razors ALL the time but you’ve never once dreamt of actually using one yourself, right? Well, maybe it’s time you should! Men’s razors actually give a much closer shave than women’s, thus giving you smoother legs. Try them for an effective shave. POPxo Recommends:Gillette Mach 3 Razor (Rs. 180)
You can use one that smells amazing likeOld Spice (Rs. 120) or one with a barely-there scent likeNivea. They’re great for soothing a just-shaved areas like your armpits, and will work better than moisturizing post-shave.POPxo Recommends:Nivea Post Shave Balm (Rs. 200)
7. Hair Wax
Trying a teeny bit of men’s styling wax or pomade is a super hack for taming annoying flyaways. Just rub a drop between your hands and swipe it over your hair to tame the frizz. They also are great for adding texture and helping you rock a sexy bed-head or tousled waves. POPxo Recommends:L’Oreal Professionnel Homme Styling Wax (Rs. 575)