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Grooming Advice

How To Wash Your Hair Correctly

The principle of shampooing men’s hair is easy, right? You jump in the shower, grab your generic shampoo and lather it in for a bit. Rinse it off, then off you go. The process for most men is it needs to be quick and efficient. But what exactly is the need for shampooing? Well, not …

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Grooming AdviceSkincare

How To Control Oily Men’s Skin

Unlike women who can enhance, define or conceal their skin, hiding away any imperfections that may have recently popped up. Men are often left to struggle on into the pits of oily, dry or combination skin without a helping hand in sight. As a result, men aimlessly buy and test a range of products and brands …

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Grooming AdviceHairstyles

How To Get David Beckham’s Haircut

For a man who used to change his haircut more than he changed his pants, Mr Beckham has held onto this style (or variations of) for quite some time. As a man who is admired and envied in equal measures, it isn’t difficult to see how this popular ‘pompadour’, ‘faux mowhawk’ hairstyle has become so …

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Grooming AdviceShaving

How Often Should I Replace My Shaving Blades

Whether you use a double-edged blade or a 6-blade monster of a shaver, there comes a time when you need to replace the blades. But when is that, and how do you know it’s time? Well surprisingly a few years back Gilette released an advert telling their consumers how long their blades last. Five weeks …

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Grooming AdviceHairstyles

What Is A French Crop

No it isn’t a piece of Provencal agriculture, the French crop is in fact an ideal men’s hairstyle for the warmer months. Similar to a Caesar cut, it is a slight variation on a classic men’s style that is easily manageable and will look smart on the majority of men. What Is It? In essence …

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Grooming AdviceHairstyles

How To Tame A Cowlick

Not unlike our skin, men’s hair can throw up a multitude of small annoyances that can hinder you looking your best every day. One of those that I find personally bothersome is the cowlick. It has been a part of my hairline for as long as I remember. As a child you aren’t troubled by …

Style Advice

Can I Wear A Denim Shirt With My Suit

In years gone by, a denim shirt was a sign of unrivaled masculinity. A suggestion that you spent your spare time tinkering with cars or motorbikes. It was definitely not a formal offering. Men would choose it for its robust material, something that could withstand the wear and tear. Even the reason it was created …

Accessories

What Glasses Suit Me: Square Face

Following on from a previous piece where we talked about shopping for an oblong face, in this post we talk about picking the right glasses to suit a square face. Image from emilysnapeillustrator.blogspot.co.uk Men with square faces tend to have quite a strong jaw line, so it is key to pick frames that soften this as …

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