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Published: 28 Nov 2012      

Whether you're more of the Classic type or into the latest hairstyles, a thorough yet simple hair care routine is critical to keeping your manly locks looking great.

Try the following steps to great hair:

Shampoo:

Choose a nice, soothing aromatic shampoo that is appealing to your taste and hair type.

Tone:

Gently massage your scalp as you shampoo. Use the balls of the fingertips in a "spider doing push-ups" fashion. Most of the oil is near the scalp. If no conditioner is to follow, gently towel dry the hair by squeezing to avoid tangles.

Condition:

Moisturise your hair. Conditioner is an essential hair product if your hair is dry.

Groom:

Get the right tools. You'll likely need the following:

brush (natural bristles are best)
comb (wide-toothed if you have curly hair)  pick (plastic or metal tines)
hair dryer (if it's less than 1000 watts, you're wasting your time)

Style :

Find a comfortable style that you can easily maintain on your own daily in less than five minutes.

Styling products:

Don't be cheap about the styling products. Cheap ones will either dry out your hair or grease it up. Find good quality gel, pomade, mousse, and whichever other products that are best for your hair type.

They may be a bit expensive, but you only need to use a little to do a lot.
If you keep your hair cut very short, you probably won't need any styling treatments, as the oils from your scalp will be sufficient for your hair, and the short hair basically styles itself.

Get regular haircuts and trims from your trusted barber.
Massage your scalp with your fingertips or the pads of your fingers, not with your fingernails.

Protect:

Winter is here and the best way to protect your hair from the wind and rain is to wear a hat.

Remember also that you can wash and groom your hair to the cows come home, but without a descent diet your hair cant form and grow properly. Also smoking can affect not only your hairs condition but the smell also.