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Does Shaving Make Your Skin Darker?

Does Shaving Make Your Skin Darker?

A good shave can reveal a lot. A clean face, the shape of your jaw… and for some darkened skin. If you have noticed darker skin on your face from shaving it isn’t just the lighting… it is indeed a “real thing” that may actually be happening to you! Let’s start with WHY it’s happening: The aggressive nature of shaving, whether it’s with [...]

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Easy Mo’ Trimming With This Trick!

Easy Mo’ Trimming With This Trick!

Guys, I know I’m not alone with the need to trim the lip-line of my mustache every few days. So, I felt I should share a simple trick that I not only use on myself, but on many of my clients called – “the smile technique”. It’s honestly one of the best and easiest ways [...]

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3 Best SPF Moisturizers For Summer

3 Best SPF Moisturizers For Summer

Memorial Day just passed. So it’s just another indication that summertime is just around the corner!  So, besides extra crunches at the gym…what else do you do to prepare for the stretch of summer heat? Prepare your skin. Two items that are a must; a daily moisturizer with SPF (for the day) and Sunblock (for the day to [...]

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Goatee: How wide is too wide?

Goatee: How wide is too wide?

Ever looked at someone sporting a goatee and wonder why it looks like facial hair has taken over nearly half his face? It appears too wide to be a goatee, but it’s not quite a beard, either. This is a prime example of a good goatee gone bad. This is a style that should never [...]

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Avoid Oily Skin By Doing This!

Avoid Oily Skin By Doing This!

It’s interesting how men’s grooming practices can be so different from city to city! In San Francisco, it’s not properly prepping their beard before a shave leading to dry skin and razor burn. Recently in Chicago I noticed that  the most common concern was oily skin. However, the reason for oily skin in this part of [...]

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Double-Down And Use An A/S Balm

Double-Down And Use An A/S Balm

The A/S (aftershave) balm, is just as important to your face a shave cream is to shaving!   Because your face can be dry and irritated from shaving even more so in the winter months, the A/S balm is used to calm, moisturize and heal dry/irritated skin from the aggressive nature of shaving. Aftershave balms help prepare the face [...]

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Winter’s Got Nothing On Handsome!

Winter’s Got Nothing On Handsome!

Hey, winter is cold. And in some places, it’s really cold! So since we have to adjust to the winter weather, and not the other way around, let’s make sure that your grooming regimen can handle this cold and VERY dry time of year! Hair – Conditioners help to replenish the natural oils in your scalp [...]

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Eyebrows: There Should Be TWO Not One!

Eyebrows: There Should Be TWO Not One!

Come on guys!  This is one of the first things you see when you look in the mirror. Don’t you notice your eyebrow hairs weaving a cocoon above your eyes? Or that maybe these days, it appears that you only have one long eyebrow instead of two?  To be honest this is truly the responsibility of [...]

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What Causes Dry Skin?

What Causes Dry Skin?

The best way to solve a potential problem is to first know the cause of it, right? So here’s a quick explanation as to “what causes dry skin”. Skin Science… The skin is comprised of water, ceramides, proteins and lipids that exist in perfect balance. When the balance is properly maintained, water and nutrients are [...]

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Is a Man’s Skin Really That Different?

Is a Man’s Skin Really That Different?

“Men’s products, women’s products…Is our skin really that different?” I am asked this question all the time… and for good reason! One of the many reasons why men use their girlfriend’s or wive’s grooming products is simply because it’s easily accessible! Hey, why go shopping when you can just shop through her products? Besides if it’s [...]

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