Differences in How Men and Women Choose to Shine
Polishing is Not Just for Appearance
The whole idea of “polishing” oneself is an interesting concept. It is, of course, about more than appearance. There is a phycological and social aspect to this as well. More on that a bit later, but for now, just keep in mind that people go to varying levels of effort to polish their appearance for a lot of reasons, most of them perfectly fine.
Much of the rest of this posting will address men and women as separate groups.