"One of the key differences between men and women is that women go in as optimists, hoping to appear and smell fantastic. Men go in with damage limitation in mind, hoping to avoid looking like they're sleeping rough - or the note from someone in human resources telling them they've become 'a problem in the office'. -- I'm typing this with moisturiser on.
Hey, scrubber! Expertly plucked eyebrows were raised when it was claimed that the modern British male had started behaving like a woman when it comes to personal grooming.