Pinaud Lilac Vegetal After Shave Lotion Is Not for the Meek and Mild

Pinaud Lilac Vegetal After Shave Lotion Is Not for the Meek and Mild

Pinaud Lilac Vegetal was the very first after shave lotion made by Edouard Pinaud himself. He created the Pinaud Lilac Vegetal After Shave Lotion in the 1800s, especially for the men in the Hungarian cavalry. The product was formulated to be refreshing enough to use as a full-body splash as well as an after shave lotion. The founder of the Pinaud family of men’s grooming products had the unique distinction of being the perfumer for the court of Napoleon III…

Speick Combines Exclusive Extract With Natural Ingredients in Superior Products

Speick Combines Exclusive Extract With Natural Ingredients in Superior Products

Speick is a German company with a rich history that dates back more than eight decades to the 1920s. This well-respected company focuses on high quality products that contain natural ingredients like Valeriana celtica, a medicinal plant also known as Speick. The company was named for this plant, which was recognized for its medicinal properties as early as the 10th century. Valeriana celtica, or Speick, has always been painstakingly harvested by hand. Speick continues that tradition by using only Valeriana…

Japanese High End Timepieces: Elusive in the Western Hemisphere

Japanese High End Timepieces: Elusive in the Western Hemisphere

Did you know that some well-know watchmakers like Citizen and Seiko create certain mechanical high-end timepieces that are made available only for the Japanese market? These superior watches are offered only to buyers in Japan and, to a lesser extent, Singapore and Hong Kong. The Seiko Corporation is the leader in producing these luxurious and expensive watches. Items from their Credor line come with a retail price tag of up to $150,000. That’s the price of a small house or an…

Your Personal Guide to a Life Well-Lived: Celebrate His Day on June 17

Your Personal Guide to a Life Well-Lived: Celebrate His Day on June 17

He was the steadying hand on the seat of your bike the day the training wheels came off. Many an award-winning science fair volcano or animal habitat diorama were snatched from the jaws of defeat when he opened his toolbox or adjusted the household chemical recipe. No one was more of a fan as you competed in your chosen arena, whether athletic, academic, artistic or musical. His fingers led you through the intricacies of your first Windsor knot or caught…

Oh, You Mansome Devil!

Oh, You Mansome Devil!

Morgan Spurlock, documentarian, reveals in his film Mansome what may be a last personal taboo: the business of improving how men look and feel, through no-holds-barred, intensive grooming practices. The kind of pampered, day spa approach women can access without anyone blinking. Yes, the documentary looks at that kind of feel-good grooming. Eyebrow threading. Facials. Chatting about grooming, mulling over the pros and cons of different kinds of treatments. To polish or not to polish ones nails. Extreme facial hair,…

Diamond Jubilee: Sixty Years of Dedication Celebrated

Diamond Jubilee: Sixty Years of Dedication Celebrated

“My heart is too full for me to say more to you today than that I will always work, as my father did throughout his reign, to uphold constitutional government and to advance the happiness and prosperity of my people, spread as they are the world over.” Noble words from a young woman, called to an ancient throne in 1952 as a twenty-five-year old. Every Realm of the United Kingdom, as well as the Commonwealth countries, Crown Dependencies and British…