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Male Grooming Wonders


Breaking The Cycle of Stigma


Many spas have a variety of male grooming treatments and products on offer. This is because there is a rising number of men who are becoming interested in taking care of their appearance. Many men find that being well-groomed is a confidence booster and regard a well-groomed appearance as on of the keys to getting ahead in the business world. Even though the topic of male grooming still carries a lot of stigma and taboo, the confident man knows that he has the freedom and choice to be whatever he wants to be, and look however he wants to look.

 

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Why Male Grooming is Important


Contrary to popular belief, men require just as much, if not more, skin care than women. High testosterone levels means that men produce more oil than women. This results in a greater chance of clogged pores and acne. Tacking advantage of the treatments on offer at your local spa can have many health benefits as well as a great way to relieve stress and get in a bit of me-time. Many of the spa treatments that are catered just for men guarantee a healthier skin, and may actually save you time and money on your grooming routing at home.


Manicures & Pedicures


Male manicures and pedicures are simply designed to deliver neat, healthy looking hands and feet, while still looking completely natural. Manicures (and pedicures) for men usually involve a cleansing soak followed by a gentle massage. The massage will not only help to relieve stress, but may also improves blood flow and relieve aches and pains. Your hands or feet will then exfoliated with a scrub to eliminate any hard skin and moisturised to soften and hydrate your skin and nails. Finally, your nails will get a neat clip. Taking regular care of your nails like this promotes faster growth and helps to prevent nail diseases. A manicure and pedicure is an excellent way to ensure you make a good impression wherever you go.


Benefits of a Facial just for Gentlemen


Facials for men are not as daunting as they may seem. Having a facial is a refreshing experience that will not only improve the health of your skin, but will take years off of your appearance. A facial will help to reduce the amount of oil on your skin and improve the circulation in your face. One of the best things about a facial is that you will notice an improvement in your skin immediately. Regular shaving can leave your face irritated and uneven. Going for a regular facial will ensure less irritation and inflammation of your skin and a much smoother shave. We offer a variety of facials that are able to help with specific skin problems like acne, scars, and wrinkles ad our facials also cater to your specific skin type, targeting issues like oilyness, dryness, flakiness, enlarged pores, and sensitivity or redness.


Other Male Spa Treatments


Besides manicures, pedicures, and facials, there are a number of other spa treatments available specifically for men. This includes waxing, spray tans, massages and body wraps.

  • Waxing can increase your body confidence and enhance the definition of your muscles. It will also improve the visibility of any tattoos or piercings. Waxing your beard eliminates the appearance of stubble from regrowth. Many athletes choose to wax because it helps them to become more streamlined. See this article for more on male waxing.
  • Spray Tanning will give your skin a healthy glow. It will help to hide blemishes such as spots, freckles, and red patches. It can have a slimming effect and will actually make your teeth and eye-whites look whiter. The major benefit of spray tanning is that you can avoid the harmful effects of a tanning bed or the sun's UV rays.
  • Massages are not only a great way to mentally relax, but they also relieve stress and tension from your body. A sports massage will ease aches, pains, and knots from your muscles and reduce feelings of fatigue. It is also a great booster for your athletic performance. An Indian head massage will ease any tension that has built up in your head from the stresses of everyday life.
  • Body Wraps are also a great way to relieve tension and stress in your muscles and at the same time nourish your skin. There are also various options available for body wraps, each with a specific goal in mind. For more information on the different types of body wraps, read this article.

The Natural Living Spa and Wellness Centre is a day spa in Polokwane that knows the importance of gents grooming. We have specific spa treatments for men that are of of an exceptional, professional quality. If you are new to the spa treatments scene, why not book our manicure for men, or if you're a seasoned day spa visitor, have a look at our various spa day packages to make the most of your time at the spa (particularly the couples packages if you want to earn extra brownie points).

 

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