When it comes to dating, it’s safe to say we all have some aspirations of finding love and romance. After all, love is an integral part of life. Regardless of whether you believe love is a chemical reaction or destiny, or something else entirely, it’s hard to deny the universal prevalence of the idea of love. Therefore, with all of us, or nearly all, pursuing romance, it can be difficult to determine exactly what the best approach is when meeting new people. We could all use a few pointers from time to time when it comes to making a good first impression. Here are a few tips to help you out.
First and foremost, grooming and hygiene are key. Given that these things are crucial with any form of socialization, as well as overall health, this may go without saying. However, it is also essential and bears repeating. For starters, make sure to show up to your date freshly bathed. This will help you make a solid first impression. You’re also going to want to have fresh breath for the close quarters conversations and, of course, the possibility of a first kiss. Be sure to brush, floss, and rinse to achieve the fresh breath you seek. Don’t forget to trim up your facial hair if it’s getting unruly and comb your hair before meeting your date.
Next is fashion. You want to look your best, in every way, on your date, and fashion is no exception. There are different approaches that are appropriate for different settings, so it’s a matter of circumstance, largely. However, a good rule of thumb is first determine what a date requires. If you’re going to a high end eatery, try something along the lines of Saks Off 5th, while a more casual setting dictates a more casual outfit.