When we say we want to help you “smell better,” we don’t mean we want you to smell like lavender and cherry blossoms. We know guys want to smell like guys, and we agree — as long as that smell isn’t an unctuous mix of old sweat and slightly newer sweat.
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If you don’t care about that, fine. But women want men to smell like men. And, again, (most of the time) that does not mean like B.O.
So whether you’re heading off to work, heading out on a date, or just heading to the couch, keep in mind that there are a few great tools you can use to make sure you don’t smell like satan’s barnyard.
#1. Dove Men Plus Care Body and Face Wash ($4 @ Amazon.com)
If you smell horrible in warm-weather months people are going to take notice much quicker than when you’re covered with 10 pounds of winter clothing. Eliminate unpleasant smells with Dove Men Plus Car body wash. Not only will the body wash search and destroy dirt and odor, it’ll leave you smelling good well into your day.
#2. American Crew Tea Tree Balancing Shampoo and Conditioner ($11 @ Amazon.com)
One reason tea shows up in everything from booze to aftershave these days is that tea smells good. Plus, the tannins and antioxidants in it helps tone skin. American Crew Tea Tree Balancing Shampoo and Conditioner is particularly useful this time of year when your hair’s still dry as hay due to the winter. Black tea extract and tea tree oil soothes, tones, and moisturizes your hair and scalp, while Echinacea and nettle strengthen hair and reduce dandruff. Plus, it’ll leave you smelling tea-lightful! Hey, they can’t all be winners.