May 12, 2022

Why Well-Groomed Men Are More Successful At Work

Grooming not only makes you look more attractive but gives you a healthy dose of self-confidence.

I would like to inform you about the importance of being well-groomed during office-hours. If your aim is success, good grooming should be with you each and every step along the way. Grooming has benefits that range from feeling good to making great first impressions during office hours. In fact; it is not just for the office but can help in all aspects of your life. In short, your appearance is the first time for you to present yourself to others, which is why I suggest to put the best effort you can into your personal appearance and hygiene.

Benefits of Good Grooming:

  • Self Confidence: When you know that you look sharp and on point, it’ll give you the confidence to perform at your very best.
  • Handsome: When you are well-groomed and dress appropriately, you’ll feel like the best handsome version of yourself.
  • Oral Care: Taking care of your mouth will help prevent these issues of plaque build-up and bad breath. On a daily basis, I suggest the you brush, floss and use mouthwash to rinse. And yes, I bring all three items to the office – in the event you will need them after lunch.
  • Hygiene Respect : Grooming yourself well shows respect to your superiors, co-workers as well as a positive representation for the company you are representing – even if it is your own.

In my opinion, there are too many American men who fail to recognize the importance of grooming. And people notice when you lack good grooming, and sadly enough, will judge your character based on what they see. Appearance is the first opportunity for you to appeal to others. Therefore, my expert opinion is to develop a grooming regime and stick to it on a daily basis. I can assure you as a day is long; you will achieve positive results.

You see, well-groomed men feel confident about themselves. This is primarily because they know what they are aiming to achieve. Furthermore, making a good impression is important in business.

Just like the animal kingdom, people are interested in things that are attractive and exhibit great confidence- like a proud and strong lion in the jungle People like to be associated with better-looking men and women; end of story. More to my point, well-groomed men are much more likely to draw positive attention from others as well as create valuable impacts in their vocation.

Elegantly dressed and groomed men are more likely to be trusted to represent the organization in front of clients, associates, and competitors by seniors. And this leads to trust and better opportunities to lead thus facilitating them to move up the organizational ladder more swiftly. 

By virtue of their self-confidence and ability to draw out positive attention from others, well-dressed men stand out in the office space and entrepreneurship.

Myself and my grooming editor have compiled a list of some top of the line grooming products that I feel will be a great place to start your new grooming regime.

And just wait and see the bevy of benefits that’ll come along with it!

Alfy Hair:

Alfy Hair -The world is filled with gimmicks and dangerous products that try to trick you into believing that they can help you regrow your hair. Alfy’s Hair promises to help you make your hair look full again. The perfect product to highlight for men experiencing hair loss, here’s the best sidekick for all men as we enter the most photographed time of year! Alfy Hair knows everyone needs self-confidence in order to live their life to the fullest. This is the perfect brand to have on hand this winter as we ring in the new year with hair men can be proud of. Building Fibers come in 8 shades and can be used to match any hair color. The advanced science behind the Fibers ensures that they don’t rub off on your pillow or clothing. Building Fibers can also be used to cover both gray roots and color-treated root re-growth. This is the hair fix all men need to know this winter! $55 

American Provenance:

American Provenance American Provenance Men’s Gift Sets are the perfect stocking stuffer for every guy this holiday season. The set includes their best-selling Natural Deodorant which keeps BO at bay without any harsh chemicals or pore blocking aluminum, a Travel-sized Body Wash that contains pure saponified oils–no detergents masked as soap here–and cleans, nourishes and protects the skin, washing away even the toughest of grime, and your choice of Aftershave or Beard Oil, perfect for the smooth-faced, persistently-stubbled, or gloriously-bearded. These sets are available in American Provenance top 4 signature scents, any of which are sure to make closeup time much more enjoyable this winter. $20

Atticus: 

Atticus Elevate your age-defying skincare routine with Atticus’ Restorative Night Cream. Providing your skin with intense repair while you sleep, this night cream is formulated with Vitamin A Retinol and Brown Seaweed to fight the negative effects of aging, pollution, and sun exposure— including blue light, which leads to photo-aging and oxidative stress. Aside from working its way deep into the skin to encourage cell turnover and reveal a brighter and younger looking skin, adding this retinol to your skincare routine can also help skin stay hydrated and become stronger, thicker, and more resilient by boosting the production of elastin and collagen this winter. Featuring ingredients like squalane, Atticus’ Restorative Night Cream also works to boost hydration and improve your skin’s integrity. Just remember: a good rule of thumb if you’re new to retinol is to gradually integrate it into your routine until your skin is able to handle applying it nightly. $41 

Barrel and Oak: 

Barrel and Oak-For men trying to avoid dry winter skin, look no further than Barrel and Oak’s Hair, Face, and Body All-in-One Wash in Bourbon Cedar. Pare down your regimen and refresh your face, body, and hair with just one effective formula. This balanced cleanser removes dirt and grime without leaving you dry or oily. Whether you’re a minimalist or just packing light for the weekend or holiday travel, this multifunctional wash is all you need. $12 

Baxter of California: 

Baxter of California-What makes Baxter of California’s Beard Oil the best product for the fall and winter is the customization aspect of it. Enriched with Squalene and Avocado Oil, it moisturizes and conditions not only your hair, but also the often-forgotten skin underneath your beard. An additional element that makes this product standout is that it can be added to any moisturizer—such as our Oil-Free Moisturizer—to give you that extra bit of hydration in the winter months. $28

BIC: 

BIC—This holiday season, give the gift of an ultra-close, smooth shave with the BIC Flex 5 Razor. The razor features five long-lasting blades that adjust to the contours of your skin, a precision edge blade that helps trim hard-to-reach spots and a razor head that pivots 40 degrees for superior shave control. With a lubricating strip enriched with aloe and Vitamin E, the Flex 5 Razor is perfect for cold winter months.$17.17 

Bottlecode:

Bottlecode -Your skin takes a beating in the winter. The experts at Bottlecode designed this kit to help defend your skin against the elements. Deeply hydrating ingredients will keep your skin soft, smooth, and comfortable while calming ingredients will help to ward off redness. The sun doesn’t weaken in the winter so they included a top-notch SPF-enhanced moisturizer and tossed in a luxurious hand cream and lip balm for good measure. All products come handsomely packed in a premium travel bag from Bellroy.$155

Cleverman: 

Cleverman-Not a fan of grays? Luckily Cleverman, the new innovative male grooming brand offering tailor-made dyes for men, will take care of all your hair and beard needs – at home!  No need to travel outside in the winter chill anymore. $9.95 

CURAPROX: 

CURAPROX- The Hydrosonic Pro gives users a professionally cleaned feel every single day by combining hydrodynamic and mechanical cleaning power through ultrasound technology. With 7 different cleaning levels, users can customize power to their preferred level for incredible gentle yet powerful results. $199.99

Each & Every: 

Each & Every Each & Every Skin Goals facial oil is the must-have product for men this fall/winter because it is proven to deliver nutrients deep into the skin’s surface for healthy, glowing skin – and who doesn’t love glowy skin. It features a blend of botanical cold-pressed oils infused with 12 ingredients from around the world including bakuchiol, Vitamin E, and turmeric. The oil includes Bakuchiol to help smooth the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, Turmeric to promote a natural glow, and Vitamin E to help strengthen skin barrier function. $55

18.21 Man Made: 

18.21 Man Made-18.21 Man Made launches a “Carry On 4-in-1 Travel Foam” which includes Shampoo, Conditioner, Wash & Shave Gel.  This multi-tasking, jet-setting travel foam works all over to clean and condition. Perfect for packing in your carry-on or gym bag, this luxurious formula works on hair, face and body.  Wash away impurities while restoring natural moisture levels.  Get a clean shave with the gentle gel-to-foam formula which deeply moisturizes to help prevent wrinkles and fine lines.  Also, this foam thickens hair, improves color retention, enhances shine, and helps with wet combing and detangling. $24 

Esas: 

Esas-Esas Kolonya™ products kill 99.9% of germs, while still maintaining a certified organic formula that is moisturizing and anti-aging. It’s great for men to keep in their gym bags for a quick post work session to freshen up or anytime.  Rich in antioxidants and plant-based hyaluronic acid, Kolonya™ cleanses without drying. And each new each new holiday scent, JOY and WHITE PINE, are sure to delight. $14 

Every Man Jack: 

Every Man Jack-This limited-edition National Forest Foundation Body Wash Box consists of Every Man Jack’s fan favorite Body Washes available in their signature scents; Sandalwood, Cedarwood, Activated Charcoal and Sea Salt. Perfect for Fall/Winter when your skin starts to feel drier than usual, these washes nourish and protect while cleaning deeply to remove dirt and grime. In addition, 25% of the proceeds from each purchase will be going towards the National Forest Foundation to encourage responsible recreation simply by using naturally derived body washes. $32 

Fellow Barber: 

Fellow Barber-This award-winning texture paste is formulated with a combo of styling technology and botanicals, giving your ‘do the volume it needs this winter. It has a medium hold and semi matte finish, holding styles for up to 12+ hours. Made with Lanolin Wax and Castor Oil to moisturize, Beeswax to tame, and Vitamins A,C & E to nourish dry locks from frigid air. $25 

Firsthand Supply:

Firsthand Supply-Clay Pomade is the strongest, most resilient, and versatile product in their line. It was designed to provide a firm yet flexible hold. You can use the Clay Pomade for both clean/tight styles and textured/voluminous styles. With a hold that’s long-lasting and easy to restyle throughout the day. Each Jar is made from recycled material. The goal of this is to create well designed packaging while simultaneously caring for the earth and how we impact it. By using recycled materials we re-purpose recycled plastic material for a new life. $22

Foligain: 

Foligain-Look your best this holiday with healthy, younger-looking hair. Foligain Triple Action Shampoo for Men is a clinically proven hair loss prevention product that is sure to leave your hair looking thicker. Thicker can also mean warmer as we head into the winter months. $19.95  

Frederick Benjamin: 

Frederick Benjamin-Frederick Benjamin’s Beard Regimen is the perfect beard care for colder weather. Its cooling bergamot Conditioning Beard Cleanser and Hydrating Crème to help fight against itch, while active oils add much-needed hydration for softness. $20 

GAGE: 

GAGE—The ¾ Cream from GAGE For Men is a must-have for the holiday season! Men need to look and feel their best, so maintaining their hair is a big part of the overall holiday style. The ¾ Cream is a firm holding gel that is smartly disguised as a cream. It will graduate your hair in mere moments and provides the structure and style you so genuinely deserve. So this styling product is sure to keep hair in place this holiday season through all the get togethers! $20 

Gentleman Farmer Shaving Cream Duo:

Gentleman Farmer -Our luxurious, nourishing Shaving Cream is really more like a facial treatment. Thanks to ingredients like organic Aloe Vera, Cocoa Butter and Shea Butter, skin is protected from razor burn and other irritation, making it is less susceptible to winter’s harshness. The creamy texture offers excellent glide. $40

Hair Craft Company:

Hair Craft Co. This bundle brings together our two best-sellers to guarantee you get your hair right for any occasion. Gel Pomade brings a semi-matte finish, keeps hold all day, has superior styling, and smells like bathing in Fiji water. Hair Clay features a true matte finish with zero shine, medium hold, and texture to give you that modern look without trying too hard. $27

Hawthorne: 

Hawthorne—Made with deep-acting yet gentle natural ingredients, Hawthorne’s Papaya Enzyme Exfoliator formula washes away dead skin cells and promotes skin cell turnover that rejuvenates dull and lifeless skin, smooths bumpy skin, fights fine lines, and opens clogged pores. Use 1-3x a week for your best-looking skin ever. $19 

Humanrace: 

Humanrace—Overall skin wellbeing and health doesn’t stop at just your face, it’s about your whole body – inside and out. Humanrace’s all new and soap-free Reenergizing Whiteclay and Energy Channeling Charcoal Body Bars do just that by cleansing, exfoliating and hydrating without stripping the good oils from your skin. Plus, each of the Body Bars are packaged in recyclable paper cartons to help protect the Earth, rather than harm it. $16 

MARLOWE: 

MARLOWE—The No. 102 bar is Ryan Garcia’s solution for getting clean after a hard training session. It is a deep-cleansing, exfoliating body soap using apricot seed and pumice to scrub away dryness for smooth, clean skin. The No. 102 Body Scrub Soap Bar is Amazon’s Choice with over 13K raving reviews and a 4.6 rating. Now, it’s available directly from the source. This Limited Edition Bar will sell out so get yours before they are gone. $9.49

 Mayraki Professional: 

Mayraki Professional—As the research suggests, more than 80 percent of men experience significant hair loss during their lifetime. In most cases it’s caused by androgenetic alopecia, an inherited trait that can cause hair loss even at the age of 21. Many hair products promise to bring back the active hair growth, but only a few actually deliver. Mayraki Professional’s Hair Growth & Anti Hair Loss Shampoo Kit is enriched with natural vegan ingredients such as castor oil, almond oil, and the highest concentration of Artemisia argyi extract to boost hair regrowth, thicken and strengthen hair strands, and prevent hair loss. This kit is infused with anti-aging and antioxidant ingredients providing a thorough cleanse of the scalp and hair. This shampoo kit is ideal for oily hair and heavy product users (think of all those gels and styling products some men use!) to deep cleanse and put volume and bounce back into the tresses. $99

Max Green Alchemy:

Max Green Alchemy -Winter is the enemy of beard-havers. Harsh brumal temperatures do a number on your facial hair: drying it out and leaving you looking uncivilized. You don’t have to accept a lackluster beard for the whole winter, though – you just need to step up your beard-care routine. Max Green Alchemy’s Scruff Rescue Beard Oil [Signature Blend] is the final and most important step in the Scruff Rescue regimen, which is to moisturize. Made with woodsy Atlas cedar and bergamot essential oils, grape seed oil and castor oil (to promote hair growth), the all botanical beard oil naturally nourishes and moisturizes your facial hair and underlying skin without clogging your pores. Free of petrochemicals, parabens, GMOs, and other harmful chemicals, Scruff Rescue Beard Oil will take your beard, mustache, soul patch, or goatee to the next level. $11.99

Method Man: 

Method Man—If you’re the proud owner of a bodacious beard and looking to weather winter’s harsh conditions without compromising your skin, then this fuss-free, fuzz-friendly routine is right for you. first gently remove dirt + grime with our face wash, then apply a little beard oil to beautify your bedraggled bristles and finish up with face lotion to moisturize + maintain your magnificent mug. in three quick steps you’ll find you have a fresh, clean face, famed by fabulous facial hair. $24.50 

Nautica: 

Nautica—The warm yet refreshing scent of Nautica Oceans makes the perfect gift for any man. Inspired by life lived on the water, the fresh and long-lasting scent captures the essence and energy of the ocean with aquatic accords and hints of masculine woods. Beyond the holiday season, Oceans is a classic and versatile fragrance that any man is sure to use all year round. $27.98 

Sangre de Fruta Botanical:

Sangre de Fruta Botanical  Keep a luxurious hand wash on-hand you’ll actually want to use again and again. his Refill Set in Garden Of Earthly Delights makes a great, sensible and stylish gift. It offers a sustainable approach to everyday, holistic indulgence for you and your company this season. *The Refill pouch provides two full refills for your 500ml bottle* $106 

Soft Services: 

Soft Services-This exfoliating trio from new body care brand Soft Services is a favorite among men for its quick results, and is a must-have for dry winter skin. The Buffing Bar not only feels incredibly satisfying to use, but the microcrystal exfoliant sloughs away dead skin and excess keratin, releasing trapped hairs and revealing soft, newer skin below after each use. When paired with the Smoothing Solution (a leave-on chemical exfoliant) and the Carea Cream (a supreme daily lotion that gently exfoliates), the set is an unmatched sidekick for all of your hair removal routines. Use Soft Services on your neck, chest, back, and everything in between before you shave or wax to help create a smooth canvas, diminish nicks and cuts, and prevent ingrown hairs from ever forming in the first place. $102 

Solve Clinics: 

Solve Clinics—By age 50, nearly 50% of men will experience some degree of hair loss. As we approach winter, and in the midst of remote work, there is no better time than now to explore hair loss treatments. Solve uses Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE), which is the most cutting-edge hair transplant procedure available today. This permanent hair loss solution is scarless, pain free, and allows for a short recovery time compared to more dated hair transplant procedures. An all-natural, affordable, and self confidence boosting hair transplant that will help you live confidently.$4.50 per Graft

Soo’AE: 

Soo’AE—It is impossible to go wrong with Soo’AE’s Homme Collection, a simplified and effective daily skincare routine for men. Their high quality face products that are formulated for dry, dull skin are essential for this cooler season. Soo’AE is made up of green, clean K-BEAUTY products that are vegan, natural, and cruelty-free. Ingredient-focused and affordable, Soo’AE blends luxury and affordability while pioneering new and innovative approaches to skincare, making this brand a must-have for men this Winter season. Varies between $4.00 – $16.99 

STMNT Grooming Goods: 

STMNT Grooming Goods—The moisturizing formula, with activated charcoal and menthol, softens and conditions hair or beard. Delivers an extra fresh, clean feeling. Restores shine and softens the hair surface and also helps to protect against blow-dry damage. Free from silicone oils. STMNT SIGNATURE SCENT: FRESH CITRUS & LAVENDER WITH TONKA BEAN. $21.95 

Unwrapped Life:

Unwrapped Life-The Wingman collection is a straightforward and sustainable self care system designed for the modern man that doesn’t mess around with unnecessary plastic waste.  The set comes with Suds & Soften (shampoo/and conditioner bars) which are a unique cleansing experience designed specifically for men’s hair, AND… facial hair. The concentrated bars remove pesky product build-up, while also delivering a heavy dose of hydration, which is essential in fall and winter months, to avoid over-drying of facial skin and/ or the scalp. $31 

Wild Willies: 

Wild Willies—As the fastest growing men’s grooming brand in America, Wild Willies is authentically a manly brand passionate about providing products that promote stronger, healthier, and better-looking hair and skin while encouraging every man to tell his personal story through his own unique style. Willie’s Essential Beard Kit is the perfect kit that contains all the necessary ingredients you need to build a healthy, fuller-looking beard.  This effective, beard kit is scientifically formulated to replenish, moisturize, and hydrate the skin while restoring, fortifying, and encouraging healthy beard growth. Each kit includes  Beard Wash, Cool Mint Beard Butter, & Hemp Beard Elixir Oil. Raise your beard game with a beard that is both revitalized and refreshed.  Take care of your skin and hair this winter and fall season with a new addition to your daily routine! $24.95