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Pamper Your Pops: Top Three Places To Take Metrosexual Dads For Father’s Day – New Times Broward

Breathtaking view: Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort Spa Unlike moms, dads have it bad. Year after year, they keep getting the same gift over and over again on what is supposed to be their special day. There are only so many ugly ties a man can take. This year, it's time to realize that mom isn't the only parent who enjoys being pampered. Men are no longer the grunting, brooding, flannel-clad apes of yesteryear. Today's dads come in all shapes and sizes, Read more [...]

Can Father’s Day survive modern times?

TweetTweetTyree My 9-year-old son Gideon assures me that he will be a good father someday, but will that be an empty accomplishment? In another 20 years or so will there even be a Father’s Day? At best, there will be a shortage of old-school, jack-of-all-trades fathers. The current prissy “metrosexual” movement will decimate time-honored fatherly duties, such as grilling out (“There’s not enough moisturizer in the world to undo that smoke damage, boyfriend”) and the old “pull Read more [...]

Vain men: is it okay for guys to spend hundreds on beauty treatments?

A recent study found half of men aged 18-55 are happy to declare themselves as ‘metrosexual’. But are we all becoming too obsessed with our appearance? Jimmy Matthews (20), spends around £500-£600 a month preening himself and body image expert and journalist Natasha Devon is horrified by this, thinking it’s not only vain but also destructive for our self-confidence. Read more [...]

The Beauty Spot: Blame it on Beckham

Now, even bastions of former “real men”, as they’ve been dubbed, are embracing their inner metrosexual.Take Shane Warne. Since hanging up his whites, the former cricketer is a slimmed down, sleeker and more polished version. He uses moisturiser, his teeth are sparkling white and his skin smooth and glowing. These days, it seems men using skincare is just the norm.Of course, male grooming isn’t for everyone. But if you’re looking to release your inner metrosexual and don’t Read more [...]

Booming: Beauty clinics for metrosexual men in the Philippines

FacebookFollow @washtimesThe metrosexual trend is blooming in the Philippines, where male cosmetics, male beauty treatments and male spas are hitting market highs.Finding special favor, even among rural men, are costly facials, pimple treatments and whitening products, Reuters reported.“We already have dark skin, we’ll be ugly if we get even darker,” said Romeo Apelado, a 59-year-old fisherman, who takes special care to protect his skin from the sun, Reuters reported.The trend is Read more [...]

Booming : Beauty clinics for metrosexual men in the Philippines

FacebookFollow @washtimesThe metrosexual trend is blooming in the Philippines, where male cosmetics, male beauty treatments and male spas are hitting market highs.Finding special favor, even among rural men, are costly facials, pimple treatments and whitening products, Reuters reported.“We already have dark skin, we’ll be ugly if we get even darker,” said Romeo Apelado, a 59-year-old fisherman, who takes special care to protect his skin from the sun, Reuters reported.The trend is Read more [...]

Macho gives way to metrosexual as Filipino men challenge stereotypes

Cheryl Ravelo / ReutersA beautician gives a male client a facial treatment costing $21 (880 pesos) at a skin care clinic in a mall in Quezon City, Metro Manila.Cheryl Ravelo / ReutersRyan Tan looks at himself in his bathroom mirror as he applies a skin care product in Paranaque City, Manila.Cheryl Ravelo / ReutersRyan Estipona has his face covered with a mask during a facial treatment at a clinic in Quezon City, Metro Manila.Beauty clinics catering to men are thriving in the Philippines, part of Read more [...]

Metrosexual trend for wearing loafers with no socks causes surge in fungal foot …

The fashionable look has been sported by Jude Law and Ryan GoslingExperts say not wearing socks makes shoes a breeding ground for bacteriaSales of foot hygiene products have shot up by 11% in just one year By Rachel Reilly PUBLISHED: 15:08 GMT, 7 June 2013 | UPDATED: 18:04 GMT, 7 June 2013 Men may think it is the height of fashion, but the trend of wearing loafers without socks could leave them with fungus-infested feet, experts are warning. The look, favoured by the likes of Ryan Read more [...]