Adam Levine

The Maroon 5 frontman on how to look your best

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You're known for your distinct look. Is fashion important to you?
Absolutely. I like to present myself in a certain way. I think [fashion] speaks volumes on who you are. At this point, I basically have a uniform which consists of a really great pair of jeans, a T-shirt, and a pair of boots.

Do you have a signature scent?
I like the comfort of Old Spice. I throw on a little deodorant, a little aftershave—I'm telling you, the ladies love the old school musk. Cologne is never a good idea for me. I don't feel comfortable being a guy that has on cologne but Old Spice is different because you smell good but you don't smell like your trying to smell good.

What's the secret to perfect hair?
I don't really pay much attention to it, other than putting a little junk in there sometimes. I don't look in the mirror all day and check myself out and make sure my hair is perfect. If you're comfortable in your own skin, that makes you look good.

More and more guys are sporting facial hair. How do you maintain yours?
I like to keep my facial hair under control. There's nothing worse than perfectly manicured facial hair. Get a beard trimmer and go down to the lowest setting and leave it for another month.

How important is fitness when it comes to looking and feeling good?
The minute I go on the road, I'm extremely careful about staying in good shape so I don't get sick. I do about an hour of yoga before every show which is intense. When I'm onstage, it's basically an hour and a half of intense cardio. It's pretty amazing to be able to combine your profession with your health regimen.

Do you lift weights or do resistance exercises?
One time I was using resistance cables and someone opened the door and it hit me in the chest and I fractured my sternum—it was pretty scary.

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