A wet shave and a wash with soap and water may have sufficed for your dad but nowadays splashing on a bit of Old Spice is no longer considered an acceptable grooming ritual.
While many of us have invested time and money into pots and potions, what do we really know about our bodies? What's the difference between an ingrown hair and a spot? Who has more sweat glands men or women? What makes it a cologne or an eau de toilette?
If any of those questions has got you reaching for Google - don’t. Our grooming expert Ahmed Zambarakji has debunked 50 grooming myths so you don’t have to.
Ahmed Zambarakji is the Grooming Editor of Shortlist MODE and also blogs at theexfoliator.com