Choosing the right cologne for men is just as important as choosing your wardrobe, hairstyle or style. Your scent is a reflection of your lifestyle and personality and it is scientifically proven that scent triggers memories and imagery. Your cologne scent is therefore an important marker leaving an impression on others. Everyone has different tastes and preferences which rightfully makes the pursuit of the best men’s cologne a subjective matter. Presented below are some things to remember when choosing the right cologne for men. » Read the rest of this entry «
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July 2nd, 2013 § 0
A man’s nail care routine basically consists of trimming, shaping, filing and the overall grooming of nails. While getting a mani-pedi may be perceived predominantly as something only the ladies would do, men need to equally pay attention to their nails. Male manicure however is more basic and usually skips any form of polishing. Manicures and pedicures are generally to keep nails strong and healthy to avoid them from chipping and breaking with sharp edges. It is also for hygienic purposes to keep nails always clean. A man’s nails also give strong impressions to others. Dirty finger nails are simply said a turn-off. Manicure and pedicure tools are not just used for nail care. They are also used for hair trimming for nose hair, ear hair and eyebrows.
Basic manicure and pedicure tools and what they are for
Listed below are the mani-pedi essentials every man should have and what they are for. » Read the rest of this entry «
June 19th, 2013 § 0
In order to properly take care of your hair, you need to first know and understand it better. Hair care for men routine is greatly affected by the characteristics of your hair and not knowing your hair type can lead to mismanagement and unhealthy hair. It is important to know that your hair is affected by environmental, climatic and even emotional changes and stimuli. Throughout a man’s life, its characteristics also changes with time. Presented below are the basic hair types, what they entail and the best hair care for men according to their specific type. » Read the rest of this entry «
June 14th, 2013 § 1
While some men may feel that a strict grooming routine is for the vain, the modern man knows that their species has evolved and that a little vanity doesn’t hurt them after all. Men take time for grooming, not just to look good but to feel good and healthy as well. Listed below are four important men’s grooming accessories and why you should use them.
Grooming Product: Shaving Oil
What it’s for: Stub Management and Cleaner Shaves
Managing men’s facial hair takes practice and getting to know your stub. Shaving oils for men are applied before the actual shave to soften the whiskers, and are loved for their moisturizing and razor glide-enabling properties. The shaving cream or soap is then applied on top. Shaving oils are natural and contain few chemicals which leads to less skin irritation and the prevention of those nasty looking razor burns and razor bumps. Also, using shaving oil prevents clogging of pores and allows you to make closer and cleaner shaves. Some men even use this grooming product as their sole shaving medium. » Read the rest of this entry «
June 10th, 2013 § 0
Your skin is the largest organ of your body and so easily gives others signals and impressions about your general health, diet and hygiene, made possible through simple observations. More importantly, your skin is your daily armor against damaging elements such as dirt and UV rays and controls your body temperature, perspiration and more.
Why Skin Care is Important Even for Men
Whether you can pull of the ruggedly handsome look or not, men’s skin types deserve some attention. Although women spend much more time pampering their skin than males, men spend a lot more time damaging their skin through outdoor activities, work environments and even shaving. Men’s beauty care is nothing to feel awkward about. The reasons why men’s skin care is important can be an endless list, but let’s keep it simple: You’ll thank your younger self when you’re 50 that you took good care of your skin when you realize you look or at least feel ten years younger than half of your friends. » Read the rest of this entry «
February 27th, 2013 § 0
Looking at the development of hair grooming since the 1930s, we can conclude that products have significantly multiplied while trends have grown in and out of fashion. A styling trick that the past gentleman taught the modern one is how to be well groomed using hair pomade for men. Iconic personalities like Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash or Brad Pitt are known to have defined their hair styles by using this moisture rich, shine adding formula. » Read the rest of this entry «
January 11th, 2013 § 0
When it comes to maintaining your hair, there are many extraordinary shampoos from which to choose. It may seem overwhelming, but many excellent shampoos are developed specifically with different hair types or conditions in mind to help you narrow your options. The top ten hair shampoos for gentlemen comprise the best choices.
Best Shampoos for Dry Hair
Anthony Logistics for Men Everyday Coconut Shampoo for Normal to Dry Hair is one of the best shampoos for men with dry hair. It is so versatile that it is also suitable for normal hair. This product has the ability to add moisture and body. It makes hair manageable and imparts a healthy luster. For best results, a conditioner for men is recommended after washing. » Read the rest of this entry «
October 3rd, 2012 § 0
With Movember 2012 in the horizon, it’s inevitable to see men everywhere growing shaggy beards and mustaches. The reason behind the practice is a noble one and we are always excited to see that this month-long event, along with prostate cancer awareness and support for its research, gain more and more traction.
But there’s no reason for eschewing neatness in favor of a yeti-like mug. While some might think that male grooming equals a shaven face, a properly looked after beard can accentuate one’s features. That’s why even though the meaning of men’s facial hair has changed over time — from a sign of wisdom, of masculinity, of sexual virility or high status, dominance and honor — beards and mustaches have never gone completely out of fashion. » Read the rest of this entry «
June 14th, 2012 § 0
Would it surprise you to know that you are shaving wrong? Well, maybe you are not doing it wrong exactly, but you are overlooking two very important aspects of wet-shaving. If you value your skin, you will start paying more attention to two things: the angle of the blade and the pressure with which you apply that blade to your skin. » Read the rest of this entry «
May 7th, 2012 § 0
The next time you visit the grocery store or the pharmacy, pay special attention to the hair care aisle. Do you notice anything missing? I have recently become painfully aware that most stores lack a selection of hair brushes marketed specifically for men and their different types of hair. Are men supposed to use the hair brushes that are targeted toward women even though they have different types of hair and different needs? I wouldn’t recommend it. Men should take a cue from their female counterparts and select hair brushes that were designed just for them and their special hair care needs.