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Why Men Need Manicures!


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Why Men Need Manicures!

Submitted by admin on Mon, 10/17/2016 - 14:16 with 0 comment

If you think getting a manicure is only for women, you’re wrong. Men need to have their hands properly cared for just as much as the ladies. We’re not talking about gel manicures and French tips; just a neat, trim appearance. Proper nail and hand care is essential in order to achieve a polished look. Whether they say it or not, people do notice your hands, so it’s important to make sure they are always presentable. A trip to the nail salon could not only alert you to underlying health issues that may be brewing but also prompt you to put an end to pesky habits.

One man who understands the importance of well-groomed hands is classical guitarist Steve Newbrough. His digits are always on display, so he makes sure to take good care of them.

“Walking through life, we bang and scrape our hands on things all the time without thinking about it: Refrigerator doors, zippers, car doors, door knobs, and countless other things can wreak havoc on hands and nails in particular. All of those things create small to large scrapes and chips in the nail. This is why filing nails is important, especially for guitarists,” said Newbrough.

Newbrough also takes care of his nails for practical reasons. “Early in my guitar training I learned that the left hand nails needed to be short or else they get in the way. You can’t push down a string if your fingernail is gouging the fret board…  If the player doesn’t file his or her nails regularly the guitar won’t sound good,” said Newbrough.

Hand maintenance also says a lot about how you care for the rest of your body. Depending on the situation, unkempt nails can be a big turn-off and may even cause you to miss an opportunity.

“Grooming extends past the face and shaving all the way to head-to-toe maintenance. Depending on the industry a man is in, his hands may be on display and a well-kept appearance may make or break deals that lead to long-lasting personal and business relationships. For men who are not in an industry where their hands are on display, it is still important to care for your skin and nails as they are indicators of overall health in attracting a mate and overall bodily health,” said Grant Harris, owner and chief style consultant at Image Granted.




Destiny Exclusive Hotel & Wellness Spa is located on an exclusive private property in Bredell, Kempton Park and has easy access to major highways joining Johannesburg and Pretoria and is a mere 10 min drive away from OR Tambo International airport. 

Destiny Exclusive Hotel combines tasteful African elegance with exceptional luxury and comfort. This lush haven of peace and tranquillity is concealed across eight acres of undulating landscapes tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the city. 

The property offers an array of exclusive facilities and services, including conference facilities to satisfy the needs of both leisure guests and businessman alike. From extravagant weddings to kiddies parties – Destiny is the ideal venue to host any special occasion.



Estate 154, Corner 3rd & 6th Avenue
Bredell, Kempton Park
South Africa
GPS: -26° 5' 5.93", +28° 17' 38.56" 
Reservations: +27 (011) 100 4436
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