when you wake up in the morning
rub some sleep from your eye
look inside your mirror
comb your hair
don't give vanity a second chance
no no no
beauty's only skin deep
it goes just so far 'cause
you're only pretty as you feel
you're only pretty as you feel inside
just as pretty as you feel
Roz Weston, a 31-year-old reporter with Global Television, shows off his painted toenails on the set of Entertainment Tonight Canada. ‘I find it relaxing,’ he says, and he never allows women to do it for him. (Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail)
The Globe and Mail is behind the times again, see my Boys will be Girls
It appears that years after the fact they have discovered the Metrosexual.
Say didn't Jack Layton call himself that,yep he did.
Straight men eager to polish their image
Cosmetic companies find a fresh market catering to the male workaday dandy
Farid Hassani, a 37-year-old designer, says he regularly borrows his wife's eyeliner to give himself a lift.
"It makes me feel good, it makes me feel different," Mr. Hassani says.
"I'm not gay but I don't want to be perceived as the typical heterosexual male," he says.
"Makeup gives me an edge."
As well, this month, Jean Paul Gaultier, one of the pioneers of the male makeup trend, relaunched in select Sears and The Bay stores across Canada, its Tout Beau Tout Propre collection of eyeliner, bronzing powder and coloured lip balm for men.
Along with the clear nail polish that has been available to men since 2003, there is now a chocolate shade.
Actually the LCN Diamond Base gives nails a nice natural fleshy tone. Check it out with Chrissy from the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.
Being the ultimate hockey twink does Sidney Crosby wear toe nail polish? Only his esthetician knows. Sid Crosby Metrosexual
And for the Goth camp in all of us there is always the Midnight Black. As proved by the young androgenous man who served me at MegaTunes in his eyeliner, foundation, lipstick and black nails displaying the subtlety of male drag in public.
In Ancient Egypt the Men were always better made up than the women.
And the Peacock looks better than the peahen.
And unlike Calgary we actually have a Mens Spa in Edmonton, The Boardroom
A tip o' the glitter blog to Calgary Grit
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