For example, as yet we know little about how other 'metrosexual' practices (e.g., "manscaping
" (2)) are constructed and negotiated in online and offline contexts.
In the age of manscaping
, metrosexuals, fancy men's day spas, and high-end grooming products galore, MANSOME is a witty, provocative and highly-entertaining glimpse into what it means to be a man in a world where the definition of masculinity has become as diverse as a hipster's facial hair in Williamsburg.
Posh perks: This evening suite/ party features haircuts, shaves, shoe shines and facials, plus tumblers full of Chivas Regal to go along with the pampering aimed at gentleman in search of a bit of manscaping
before the big event on Sunday.
WEDNESDAY Russell Kane, Brunton Theatre, Edinburgh Comedy Award winner returns with new show, Manscaping
. Starts 8pm.
COMEDY Russell Kane: Manscaping
, The Brindley, Runcorn, 0151 907 8360 EXHIBITIONS Jen Liu and John Baldessari, Ceri Hand, until October 22; eKapa, Bluecoat Display Centre, until October 22; This is Not a Tomato, Corke Gallery, runs until September 30; Ren Magritte: The Pleasure Principle, Tate Liverpool, until October 16; Costume Drama: Fashion from 1790 to 1850, Sudley House, until May 7, 2012; Robert Therrien: Smoke Signals, Tate Liverpool, until October 23; The Finishing Touch: Women's Accessories, 1830-1940, Lady Lever, until December 11; Dare to Wear: Glass Dresses by Diana Dias-Le...o, Walker Art Gallery, until September 30; Liverpoolgallery.com Artists, The Gallery Liverpool, until September 30.
Kane brings his new Manscaping
show to the venue on SeS ptember 26.
Comedian Russell Kane brings his Manscaping
show to the venue for a one-night stand on October 18 .
Who knew there were so many manscaping
options for virtually all ages?
is an inescapable reality for many men.
'Metrosexual' gents in the Middle East and their penchant for 'manscaping
' have seen retailer Emax notch up sweet smelling sales of male grooming electronics.
I sincerely love to hunt because my dad taught me, but honestly, I'm kind of a metrosexual city boy these days, guilty of the occasional manscaping
of body hair and such.
In the 21st century, manscaping
is a hot trend, and with the increased visibility of gay and so-called metrosexual men, trimming, shaving and waxing are in--and no areas are off limits.
Such body grooming--or "manscaping
," as the practice has been dubbed-took on a higher profile with the introduction of the Philips Norelco Bodygroom Plus trimmer, which is billed as being "optimized for sensitive zones."
The Mintel report, "Men's Fragrance Market, U.S.," notes that industries ranging from entertainment to beauty are investing time and money into the "manscaping
" trend, with such shows as "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy" paving the way for "regular guys" to embrace looking and smelling good.
Sure, it's packed with Americanisms and laced with sarcasm, but it also contains some unique nuggets of wisdom, such as the joys of manscaping
(I'll leave it to your imagination, but here's a hint - it involves grooming of a very personal nature).