I don't think they look like men at all!
...but you're right, there's definitely an improvement from the first to the second...the color is more realistic, the arm length is much better, and I like the hair more.
I think you did a really great job!!
As for tutorials...there's a lot of good ones posted on YouTube, but my favorite figure tutorials are by Lorraine McKay...they're very reasonably priced and incredibly informative ("Heads Up" is a must-have!)
I think hands are particularly hard to do...here's Lorraines free video tutorial on those:
Do you have an extruder? Most people use one to make hair...
Btw...look at my very first head (the brown haired one)...does she not look demented LOL!