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Baxter of California x The Hundreds with Pop Artist Aaron Kai

Baxter of California and The Hundreds, a Classic Californian Streetwear brand, announced the launch of a limited edition collaboration of soft goods and grooming products, with custom graphic and label artwork by famed pop artist, Aaron Kai (@aaronkkai). The collaboration consists of a curated selection of Baxter of California grooming products […]

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What to Pack? Men’s Festival Grooming with KAABOO

Music festivals are great to let loose, enjoy some music and summertime fun. However they’re also several days of less than optimal sleep and personal hygiene, all while trying to look your best, or at least somewhat presentable. It’s a struggle. I decided to ask music festival insiders for their festival […]

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3 Ways for Men to Contour by Facial Shape

By Zee Gustafson “No lip balm please!” I hear this all the time as a professional makeup artist and it always throws me. Oh, so you actually WANT to keep your lips a dry, flakey mess? Perfect. Listen, I do my fair share of male grooming and often times, I find these […]

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5 Best Grooming Tips from Queer Eye

by Mark Grassick  Pop culture tends to reflect its era in one of two ways. In the case of something like The Handmaid’s Tale, it takes all that is awful and oppressive and taps into it, making the social and political climate an integral part of the experience. Alternatively, it can […]

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Ask a Woman: Summer Foot Care for Men is Critical

by Alexandra Castro No one wants to massage rough feet. Summer is here, which means beach days, lounging by the pool, and wearing sandals. It also means people will be looking at your feet. Foot maintenance reflects on how much attention a man pays to his own self-care. Let’s be real, […]

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Royally Groomed: Fit for a Royal Wedding

The wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is almost here and excitement is running high for both royal watchers and fashion-lovers. Nothing compares to a royal wedding for pure pageantry, tradition and, of course, British style.In anticipation, the UK’s Department for International Trade invited us to a celebration of […]

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Hemp to Wipes: Top Summer Grooming Trends

by Kyle Bergman, Senior Merchant, BirchboxMan Big Trend of the Summer: Cleansing WipesCleansing wipes — this sub category has been around for sometime now, and Ursa Major was the first mover here in terms of brands we carried, but cleansing wipes are really starting to take off with more and more […]

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Met Gala Grooming: Behind the Scenes with Donald Glover

Actor, musician and film maker Donald Glover has been trending across social media and conversations this week with his ambitious and thought-provoking new work “This is America.” Before his appearance at the Met Gala, Celeb Groomer Erica Sauer spent the day prepping Glover’s red-carpet grooming look. She gave us a […]

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His and Her Wedding Grooming Prep

With summer approaching, many couples are working on wedding planning and getting serious about looking their best for their big day. With their own wedding quickly approaching, I spoke with Sabrina Bryan, best known for Dancing with the Stars and starring in The Cheetah Girls movies, about what she and […]

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Grooming Essentials for Your Gym Bag

Hitting the gym after a long day helps me focus my thoughts, blow off stress and center myself. A tough workout is great for both mind and body — however the excess sweat and dirt can cause me to break out with a vengeance if I don’t follow a good […]

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Tradition, Effectiveness and Quality: J-Beauty for Men

While some Japanese brands such as Shiseido, SK-II and Shu Uemura have long been staples for the grooming-minded, K-Beauty (Korean beauty) with its elaborate skincare rituals and quirky packaging has stolen the limelight for the last few years. Now J-Beauty or Japanese beauty seems to be poised for a comeback. What […]

How To Do a Men's Pedicure at Home
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How To Do A Basic Men’s Pedicure At Home

We’re always on our feet and, as a result, the undergo a lot of wear and tear. That makes taking care of them all the more important. Taking the extra time to do a complete pedicure routine once every two to three weeks will ensure that your feet stay feeling […]

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Dapper Dads: Father’s Day Gift Guide 2018

Looking for an unique gift for the dapper dad in your life? Go beyond the argyle socks and themed ties. Dads are notoriously impossible to shop for, so we explored presents for every sort of interest from tech to outdoors, grooming to accessories, you’ll find the perfect gift for Father’s […]

How to Do a Simple 5 Minute Men’s Manicure
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How to Do a Simple 5 Minute Men’s Manicure

Do men really need manicures?We’re putting the man back in manicure. Whether it’s everyday wear and tear, cold weather, manual work or working out, your hands can really taking a beating. At the same time, your hands are one of the most visible and expressive parts of your body. Whether […]

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6 Best Men’s Deodorants for Sensitive Skin

If you have sensitive skin, chances are that you know what the struggle is all about. While many people can slap on, glide on, and spray on scented deodorant they want directly on their skin, men with sensitive skin don’t have that luxury. For those of us with sensitive skin, there […]

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Best Essential Oils Guide for Men

We know most of you associate the use of essential oils as a feminine habit, but luckily you can use them without losing an ounce of manliness. You may even improve your health all while imbuing a heavenly scent.Get some sleepThe average man works eight-to-nine hours a day, comes home, […]

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Healthy Grooming Resolutions You Should Make Today

What are grooming habits you should start (or stop) in the new year? While we all know we should floss more, what are small, daily grooming habits that will have an outsized impact on the year ahead? Here are our top suggestions:Ditch Your Antiperspirant We all know that traditional antiperspirants are […]

Top Men’s Grooming Trends for 2018
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Top Men’s Grooming Trends for 2018

What are the overall trends in men’s grooming for 2018? We asked experts to weigh in on the biggest changes they see coming for men’s grooming in the new year.A Return to the ClassicsAre beards on their way out? Not exactly, but we will see a little less scruffy beards. The […]

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Is Bad Grooming Wrecking Your Relationship?

As a matchmaker, I do hear common complaints about men’s grooming. It’s pretty hilarious. It’s mostly around waxing and women don’t find it attractive. Women are usually freaking out about this, and I am going to say that most of the time, waxing on a man is unattractive and really funny. […]

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Dapper Gift Guide: Unique Gifts for Men 2017

Looking for unique gift ideas for the dapper man in your life? In an attempt to make gift-giving a bit easier this year, here’s our Dapper Gift Guide full of grooming presents and more. Whether it’s a friend, colleague, boyfriend, brother, dad, husband or family member, find a perfect gift […]

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Best Smelling Deodorants for Men

If you’re anything like most guys, you stink. The good news is it’s not all your fault — bacteria, in particular Staphylococcus hominis is mostly to blame for the stench. Mens armpits have the double threat of sweat and hormone glands — not to mention that armpits are warm, moist […]