Man’s Guide To Lotion – How To Buy Men’s Face And Body Products

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Quick Note - the above audio is an exclusive interview I conducted with Male Skincare expert Jeff Dandurand, Co-founder of Jack Black Skincare.  Make sure to listen to it as it adds value to the points in this article! - Antonio Hand, face, and body lotion - aren't these tools used by girly men? I mean a … [Read more...]

How To Buy A Quality Leather Briefcase

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How does a man buy a leather briefcase? With so many options out there, how can you make a smart purchasing decision. I mean, this isn't like buying a drink.  A good leather briefcase or satchel is going to cost at least $300 and the better quality ones easily break the $500 barrier.  If you're in … [Read more...]

Why Condition Leather Shoes & Boots? – Interview with Leather Honey’s Shawn McGowen

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Why condition your leather footwear? Is it really necessary - or a marketing gimmick so we'll spend more money on an overpriced lotion? Unlike polish - where you at least get a shine - conditioning only seems to darken the leather, a result something many of us don't even want! To find the answer - I … [Read more...]

Men’s Thermal Underwear – The Base Layer in Cold Weather Dressing

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Fall is here - and winter is right around the corner.  As such - it's time to start thinking about layering. Layering is the best way to protect yourself from extreme cold weather.  When done right, it can be the difference between smiling in a snow storm or realizing your weekend has been cut short because … [Read more...]

Save $300 – Learn to Shave Like a Man

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You think you know how to shave? If you use a Mach3, Fusion, or similar cartridge razor with a fancy gel shaving cream we'll go out on a ledge here and just say it: You were never taught to shave properly. It's not your fault - for over 50 years we've migrated from a population of men who took pride … [Read more...]

Facial Skin Problems & Men – Redness – Male Acne – Rosacea

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Both men and women have skin problems. Women have a multi-billion dollar market built around their issues, with too many options to choose from.  They address problems early - and know what questions to ask their skin care professionals. Men – especially us “manly” men - we ignore skin problems until we … [Read more...]

Dress Shirt Tips for Short, Skinny and Small Men

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I was recently asked about the rules short men should follow when wearing a dress shirt. And although I'm not a big believer in rigid "Rules" - I do think there are guidelines every man south of five foot seven should evaluate when wearing a button-up shirt. Here are a half dozen dressing taller tips I … [Read more...]

History and Menswear – Audio discussion on why it matters

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History is important - it gives us a foundation to stand on. Having a strong understanding of where something comes from and why it developed that way gives a man the strength when those around him do not understand. This applies across life and especially in men's clothing. Everyday we are told to … [Read more...]

Skin Care for Men – Audio Interview with Sam Hossa of LePA Skincare

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Men don't take care of their skin - why is this? Seriously, it's not till we start developing problems that we even give it much consideration. We use harsh HAND soap (designed for tougher skin) on our faces.  We run a razor blade daily across our face cutting a layer of skin off! Hell, I even … [Read more...]

 

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