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Burke Avenue’s New Barbershop

Burke Avenue’s New Barbershop

Guys, here’s a quick story. 12 years ago I moved to Los Angeles with the goal of opening a barbershop named, The Men’s Room. But, little did I know that this very name (www.themensroom.com) would be an instrument used to share my men’s grooming knowledge and barbering skills to the world. Today, I picked this [...]

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3 IN 1 Face Balm by Burke Avenue

3 IN 1 Face Balm by Burke Avenue

Guys, you already know how much I stress the need to use an aftershave balm after shaving. So, it should hopefully makes sense that I spent the better part of  last year and this year developing one that would effectively complement Burke Avenue’s Moisturizing Shave Cream, while also optimizing skin repair. That said, I am [...]

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5 Shaving Tips You Need To Know For Winter

5 Shaving Tips You Need To Know For Winter

Cold weather can wreak havoc on your skin. Especially, for parts of the skin that are shaved several times a week or every day, for some. Being already more susceptible to being dry, sensitive and irritated, a freshly shaved face is no-match for what these cold winter months can bring with them. Unless, of course, [...]

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Can My Face Truly Handle A Razor?

Can My Face Truly Handle A Razor?

I get asked a lot of questions about grooming. So much so that a lot of what you read on this site is inspired by those very questions. One that I am asked more often than any other is… “Can my face handle a razor?”. Now, most of the time this question is coming from men that [...]

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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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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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Product Review: Rockwell 6s (Adjustable) Chrome Razor

Product Review: Rockwell 6s (Adjustable) Chrome Razor

Hey guys, here’s a great razor to consider if you’re in the market for a very well made DE razor by Rockwell Razors. It was specifically designed to create a fully “customizable” shaving experience. See video for full details! [...]

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How To Treat An Ingrown Hair

How To Treat An Ingrown Hair

Ingrown hairs always seem to find their way back. So here’s the simplest way to treat, and drastically reduce them from ever returning! [...]

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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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