New Year’s Eve is the best moment of the year to take care of your skin and hair to look your best while welcoming the exciting year ahead. Treat yourself in order to end 2021 looking youthful and feeling great. Follow Style Konsult advice on how to groom yourself for New Year’s Eve to make your skin and hair glow as much as the festive flares.
In this article, we are offering you key tips on how to enhance your image and overall look so you end the year shining. It is a matter of understanding which self-care products to use and how you can apply them. Keep reading to find out how to keep your hair on point and your skin healthy for the last night of the year. Complement your stunning outfit with some effective grooming to maintain your appearance fresh and neat.
WHY GROOMING ROUTINES ARE ESSENTIAL FOR MEN
According to experts, one in four men use cosmetics on a daily basis because it maintains a more juvenile overall image. Style Konsult cares about men’s image and confidence, so we always advise men to take care of their style as much as their skin and hair. It is very important that men are motivated to look good, but not only focusing on their body and working out. Men’s looks are not dictated by a desire to appear and attract others, but rather to feel comfortable with themselves.
The male grooming process contains many steps that need to adapt to every man’s skin type. Furthermore, self-care routines are different for every season, especially for the cold weather. Our skin and hair changes as the seasons pass by, so we need to understand how we can maximize our skin and hair care routines to keep our face and hair healthy and hydrated. The extreme weather conditions will affect our body, but we can protect it from the cold with high-quality self-care products. Therefore, we are going to give you some specific tips to look like a neat and smart gentleman for New Year’s Eve celebrations.
MEN’S GROOMING TIPS FOR NEW YEAR’S EVE
1. Follow a daily skincare routine
A beauty routine does not take a lot of time if you get used to it on a daily basis. For example, a morning routine for men that is simple yet effective and fast consists on: showering, cleaning your face with facial lotion and, immediately afterwards, applying the moisturizer and the sunscreen.
That skincare ritual must become a must in winter because of the adverse weather conditions. The cold and the wind dry out our skin, so nourishing creams are needed to reinforce its protective barrier. The fundamental steps that cannot be skipped are facial cleansing, hydration and sun protection.
Sunscreen is not optional if you want to avoid an early aging of your skin, caused by both the sun and the blue light from the screens. In order not to waste too much time, you can apply a moisturizing cream with sun protection or a sun cream that hydrates, combining two steps in one.
Men tend to sculpt their body in the gym, trying to tone or build muscle, but they often ignore that their skin also undergoes changes for the better with constant skin-care treatment. It is a matter of changing men’s mindsets so they comprehend the relevance of taking care of their skin and hair as much as their muscles.
That is why men have to keep a daily skincare routine, such as: removing impurities and sweat with a shower, hydrating their skin with moisturizing creams and applying some facial oils with soothing and toning properties to increase the skin’s health. Finally, make sure to wear a face mask before going to bed the night before New Year’s Eve to relax and hydrate your skin to the maximum.
2. Take care of your facial hair
The beard and the moustache may suit some men, but they do not look good on every man’s face. In case it looks great on you, it is very important to keep it healthy and shiny. Therefore, avoid washing it with shampoo at all costs, no matter how much hair you have on your face. Instead, wash it with a special soap to tame the hair and reinforce hydration to prevent the skin from getting irritated or dandruff. Replace the classic aftershave, which can include alcohol, with a light formula balm or oil. The result will be: smooth and shiny facial hair.
3. Erase dark circles
Time and fatigue remain etched around the eyes. The skin around the eyes is up to five times thinner than the rest of the face and hardly has sebaceous glands or collagen, being more prone to wrinkling or sagging. It is essential to start using specific cosmetics to avoid dark circles from your 20s, and not only remember it when we want to hide the dark circles that have appeared after a bad sleep.
You must not forget that the eyes are areas subject to greater activity because they are the ones most involved in facial expressiveness. We recommend that you choose formulas with hyaluronic acid, plant active ingredients or retinol in the right amount and concentration to treat those first signs of age. It has been proven that applying good skincare products keeps our skin youthful.
4. Get a good deodorant and use perfume
The deodorant is one of the essentials for men’s cosmetics and grooming routines. However, when choosing a deodorant we usually choose judging by its aroma. The fragrance is not that long-lasting and, in fact, you have to be careful with these types of ingredients when you have sensitive skin, as they can cause an allergic reaction.
We recommend you to use an effective and natural deodorant to allow the skin to breathe. On the other hand, the most convenient way to keep smelling amazingly throughout the celebration is to use a high-quality and expensive perfume that will make you seem even more attractive. For some men, their perfume is indispensable to feel more confident.
5. Dye your hair if it is turning gray
Very few men would dare to confess that they dyed their hair without feeling a certain shame. Gray hair appears when the melanocytes of the scalp, responsible for the natural color of our hair, stop producing this pigment. It can happen due to genetic predisposition or due to specific causes, such as stress or a poor diet. That does not mean that we have to accept it with resignation. There are many anti-gray hair shampoos that replace the missing color pigments. Also, men can dye their white hair at the barber shop with natural hair tones, which respect the scalp.
And, again, men should not apply the same product on their hair as on their beard. If you intend to dye your beard, you should know that the beard’s hair is very thick and the skin in the area is more sensitive than the one on the scalp. If you do not use a good product, you can have a very severe irritation that extends to the neck. It usually happens with some supermarket dyes because they do not have a professionally-made formula.
6. Prevent hair loss
Healthy and strong hair keeps men’s self-esteem high. Hair loss is part of its natural process, but men should be concerned when the fall becomes excessive and is constant over time. If men notice lighter scalp, it is best to be diagnosed by a trichologist for a thorough examination.
Prevention can delay hair loss. Keep in mind that hair loss is usually caused by nutritional and hormonal imbalances, so a supply of nutrients is a good remedy or prevention help. Furthermore, anti-hair loss shampoos and other external treatments are effective to fight against factors that can damage the hair fiber.
7. Sleep at least eight hours
At the end of the year, the days get shorter and our body reacts to seasonal changes with increased fatigue, irritability, weakness and drowsiness. These symptoms are temporary, but we can help mitigate them with a balanced diet, physical exercise and good sleeping schedule. That will also improve the condition of our skin and hair.
8. Maintain a healthy diet
Keep your skin and hair healthy by eating food with lots of nutrients, like oranges and mandarins, rich in vitamin C; pumpkins, eggplant and spinach, which provide us with minerals and fiber; or mushrooms and champignons, with a generous amount of iron and zinc. If the diet falls short, we recommend you to take food supplements to reduce tiredness and fatigue.
BOOK YOUR STYLE KONSULT’S GROOMING CONSULTATION
Style Konsult is an image consulting agency that provides image consulting and personal shopping services to men. We offer a personalized and detailed grooming consultation service that will adapt to every client’s beauty and skincare needs. Style Konsult’s professional image consultant and founder, Jen Auh, will recommend you the products that will be more effective and appropriate for your hair and skin. She will make you look your best for New Year’s Eve and boost your confidence for the night.
Moreover, Style Konsult offers you many styling and image consulting services that you can book to enhance your outfits and be dashing for your New Year’s Eve celebration. Schedule your image consultation, personal shopping, grooming or wardrobe consultation to improve your appearance with the advice of a professional image consultant.
Give Style Konsult’s Gift Card as a New Year’s Eve present to a loved one so their style and image becomes as stunning as yours. They will be able to choose among our wide range of services and products, such as custom-tailored clothes, ties, belts and cufflinks or skincare products.