Best Shampoos for Men

Best Shampoos for Men

Whether it’s skin care or hair care, it’s important that you’re using the right products. We’ve broken down the best shampoos to use according to hair type to help you sort through the options. Best Shampoos for Dry Hair Neglecting or over processing hair will strip it of nutrients and moisture, causing it to become dry, brittle, and frizzy. To reverse damage and bring back its natural shine, look for shampoos with nourishing oils, like coconut oil or aloe vera…

The Importance of the Pre-Shave

The Importance of the Pre-Shave

Myth: Pre-shave products don’t really matter. False. Men believe that a good clean shave depends entirely on a quality razor and some soap. While those tools are essential to wet shaving, pre-shave products are often overlooked even though they are specifically formulated to improve the quality of a shave. A modest amount of time and effort should go into wet shaving. After all, you are taking a sharp metal blade to your face. Preparing your face for a shave can…

Best Moisturizers for Men

Best Moisturizers for Men

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Keeping your skin hydrated is part of a healthy skin routine. Along with keeping skin vibrant, moisturizing helps prevent wrinkles, fight acne, and can reduce the appearance of sun damage. Most effective when applied after cleansing, moisturizing both your face and body should be part of your daily skincare routine. There are so many choices when it comes to moisturizers that it can be hard to choose. You may have to experiment to find one that works best for you,…

5 Simple Steps for a Perfect Lather

5 Simple Steps for a Perfect Lather

You’ve decided to make the switch to wet shaving and have all your new and handsome supplies laid out on the bathroom counter. You’ve done your research and have thoroughly prepared your skin with a  pre-shave product. You’re ready for your first shave but have hit a roadblock at the lathering stage. You can’t seem to get it to the right consistency and are frustrated that something so simple is causing such displeasure. So what’s the secret to building a…

5 Easy Ways to Say Good-Bye to Razor Burn

5 Easy Ways to Say Good-Bye to Razor Burn

Whether you know it or not, you’ve probably suffered from “pseudofolliculitis barbae” at some point in your life. Otherwise known as razor burn, this common skin condition occurs when a hair begins growing inwardly, rather than outside the skin. Besides looking like acne, razor burn can be painful and uncomfortable. The good news? There are several easy ways to get rid of razor burn, right in the comfort of your own home! Below are five of the best natural, at-home…

5 Essential Factors for an Awesome Summer Beard

5 Essential Factors for an Awesome Summer Beard

Sure, we know that the mustache and beard have both together and separately had their heyday – whether it was during an era, a season (winter wooliness maybe) or a signature of a career (lumberjack). Both the beard and mustache know no bounds. Today they’re commonplace but classy. Caring for your facial hair varies by season. In the summer, can you handle (bar) the maintenance for the hair around your maxilla? H2O We realize that a beard isn’t a plant…

Summer Scents: Men’s Colognes and Aftershaves for the Summer

Summer Scents: Men’s Colognes and Aftershaves for the Summer

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Summer is all about lightness and it brings to mind ideas of a little more freedom and breadth. The same goes for the scents you use. Put the traditional musk, patchouli and heavier sandalwoods aside and think about using fresh, lighter fragrances for sunnier days. Instead of going through the summer months smelling like you just rolled in a campfire, stepped in a puddle of malt vinegar, or were doused in some kind of hot dog water bucket challenge, start…

Why Men Should Use Talc Body Powder

Why Men Should Use Talc Body Powder

Sweaty shirts. Uncomfortable chafing. Embarrassing body odor. Sound familiar? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Men everywhere are all too familiar with these unpleasant experiences and are frustrated by products that simply don’t work. Thankfully, the use of body powder, particularly talc or talcum powder, has re-emerged as a new trend in male grooming because of its strength and performance. With sales on the rise, more and more men are using talc powder to prevent and alleviate moisture, and associated irritation,…

5 Surprising Facts about Toothpaste

5 Surprising Facts about Toothpaste

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It may not be international toothbrush day quite yet (that’s June 26th, in case you didn’t celebrate last year), but as far as we’re concerned, our teeth are our best friends. That’s why we wanted to take a few minutes to celebrate toothpaste, the unsung hero of good health and delicious breath.   1. Astronauts Normally Swallow Their Toothpaste in Space Back in the 1960s, NASA worried that their moonwalking employees wouldn’t be able to maintain their dental hygiene. As…

How to Find Your Perfect Hairbrush

How to Find Your Perfect Hairbrush

  Whether you’re hair’s cut in a fade, you still sport a man bun, or you have a have longer manly mane, one thing is the same: your hair requires looking after. One of the best ways to help your hair stay healthy is by brushing it. Grandma’s 100-brushstrokes-a-day schedule was no old wives’ tale. It makes your hair shiny and more voluminous, distributes the scalp’s natural oils, massages the scalp and helps exfoliate, stimulates blood flow to the scalp…

Comb-o Arigato: Choosing the Right Comb for Your Hair

Comb-o Arigato: Choosing the Right Comb for Your Hair

  Maybe you prefer to use a ‘comb-over’ a brush (get it?) – for everything from the top of your head to the tips of your beard and moustache. Combs are made from various materials these days so which one is best? It depends on preference and budget – and if you want to keep your hair looking healthy. Let’s go over the different materials with a fine tooth comb…   Acetate Combs These kinds are seamless and tend to…

Health Myths #168 Shaving Makes Hair Grow Back Darker and Thicker

Health Myths #168 Shaving Makes Hair Grow Back Darker and Thicker

Whether you’re a man or a woman, it’s likely that you heard this myth repeated to you a lot during those awkward teen years. If you were a man, it might have been encouragement, a secret hint on how to strengthen your moustache and impress your friends. If you were a woman, you might have been offered this sage wisdom in warning – don’t shave, it’ll grow back thicker! Myth: Shaving Makes Hair Grow Back Darker and Thicker – FALSE…