Coverboys and Crying Men
Every revolution has its downside… just ask Marie Antoinette! The metrosexual insurgency meant that men NOW had two eyebrows and jeans that fit. Unfortunately, to me, some guys took the metro look a little too far, leaving women to deal with the over-groomed man with skinny jeans. Women are tired of boyfriends raiding their beauty drawer and using their Lady Schick razor. Ladies, if you’re sick of all the over-grooming that men are doing, please raise your hands. If you’re sick of all the men who pluck and shape their eyebrows and in fact, will nudge you in haste to get the last moisturizer at the Clinique counter… lets hear your searing wail!!! I’m so tired of some random guy sitting next to me in the pedicure chair. The manicure salon is a woman’s sanctuary from the day-to-day. Most woman don’t have a woman cave of which to retreat to decompress. All this metrosexual stuff has become annoying and has gone too far, and I’m blaming this on all the makeover reality shows, plastic surgery shows, Snoop Dogg, Ice T and the Southern pimps with curlers in their hair.
What ever happened to real male machismo? Men should get back to having real cojones and stop all this nonsense. I prefer a manly man. Because if I see another African-American or Latino brother with pigtails, bouncing, permed, candy curls like Shirley Temple or afro puffs like Pam Grier, I don’t know what I’ll do. I’ve identified a few of the most egregious over-grooming offenses some men are guilty of committing:
Alexis G. Thornton, is a published writer and author of: FAMILY FRIENDS HUSBANDS AND LOVERS… THE BEST OF ENEMIES and remember, many art forms are “WHERE CREATIVE EXPRESSION EMPOWERS INDIVIDUALITY”©