Men’s beauty secrets, revealed
Most men have a beauty regime—and they tend to keep it a secret from their partners.
It’s no secret that women often take longer than their mate to get ready, with all the makeup, hair styling, shaving and other beauty regimes we go through. But what you may not know is your man may be taking a significant amount of time to get beautified as well—but if they are, they may be doing so in secret.
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According to the Telegraph, a new study conducted by Central Contracts has found that 60 percent of men regularly buy beauty products for themselves (such as moisturizer and after-shave) but tend to keep it a secret from their partners.
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Top picks for men include facial creams and hair products (Moroccan oil tops the list). But the younger the men are, the more open they are about the products they use. The study found men between 21 and 26 years old were the most comfortable with sharing their beauty secrets, and older gentlemen between the ages of 55 to 65 prefer to keep their cosmetics use under wraps.
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