I am a sexist. But I’m a sexist in the best sense of the word. If sexist meant I believed men were inherently better than women it would be a negative concept. But that is not what I mean. To me sexist is acknowledging and living by what used to be the age-old common sense concept that there are indeed some things men are better at than women, and vice-versa.
Since I’m not a woman I am not going to comment on where women are better than men since they already know that answer and if you don’t believe me, and you got a couple hours to kill, just ask them. One area women believe they are better at than men is when it comes to shopping. I’ll grant them they are more experienced at shopping than us but they’re not necessarily as discerning when it comes to what they don’t need. This is where getting men’s advice can literally change their life.
Women for example have a tendency to fall for every new specialty contrivance that marketing wizards can come up with to sell us crap we never needed in the first place. Women need men to weed out the wheat from the chaff in order to better utilize their buying power, since shopping is after all the modern version of the hunt. Something I might add men are specialists in.
Personal grooming is the easiest product to con women into buying since they are the first and only human that fell for the concept that the way God made you is defective and the only way to feel good about yourself is to buy and wear makeup.
Men only wear makeup when performing on stage or screen which should tell you a little bit about what makeup actually is, something to enhance, deceive and or con others into believing you look different and therefore better than you actually do. That is why acting’s universal logo is the mask. I’ll talk about this more in depth at another session. For now let’s choose an easy target, soap.
Soap is a concept that women notoriously overbuy. For example there is shampoo, which is liquid soap used for your hair and then there is body wash, which is liquid soap used for your body. This odd delineation between soaps that are both liquid and both used while showering makes sense to women and so they buy both products when only one was ever needed all along.
Obviously shampoo and body wash are one and the same. Shampoo is simply body wash that starts with your hair.
Every man knows instinctively that shampoo worked into a thick lather becomes overkill since there is way more suds than necessary but when scooped up by the handful and used as a body wash while showering you kill two birds with one stone. If shampoo is good enough to clean my hair why wouldn’t it contain the innate ability to clean my skin as well? Nevertheless there is liquid hair soap, liquid body soap and lest we forget liquid hand soap. We used to use bar soap for our hands but soap makers realized that all you have to do is liquefy soap, give it a appendage specific title and voila, you an sell twice as much!
My point is simple ladies, sometimes guys simply know more than you. Respect our instincts and learn from us before it’s too late and somebody gets the bright idea to start selling makeup removal soap cause lord knows you’ll fall for it!
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