Don’t Fear the Beard – Tips on How to Groom your Beard

If you are a fan of the full facial hair experience, you know that a great B.E.A.R.D. = being exceptional among regular dudes. And to truly achieve such exceptionalism, it’s essential to understand the beard, to revere the beard and most importantly, know how to care for the beard! Fortunately, this glorious ode to manliness has been around for centuries and well-groomed men everywhere can now use these easy tips to keep their beards looking absolutely epic!

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barbershop vs salon

Barbershop vs Salon – What You Need to Know

In a time where reality TV and social media have us striving to be “selfie” ready at all times, journalist Joe Sacco said it well when he claimed that “It’s a visual world and people respond to visuals.” Yes, the desire to put our best foot (and face) forward is pretty much universal and non-gender specific. But, while    there are certainly beauty rituals both men and women share, the truth is there are distinct differences in how each achieves the look they’re after. One man’s signature style might be tied to a devilishly good looking goatee, perfectly sculpted by his barber. Whereas, a woman may choose to make her style statement by sporting a trendy two-tone ombre hair color, courtesy of her favorite hair salon. Neither is mutually exclusive and it’s not unheard of for a woman to get an edgy, shaved modern cut from a barber or for a man to get his do done up at a hair salon. After all, the barbershop and the hair salon serve essentially the same purpose overall, but which is right for your pursuit of personal style? To answer that question, let’s take a look at the major differences between the barbershop and hair salon.

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2017 winter beard trends

Beards are Back – Top Winter Beard Trends in 2017

With winter upon us it’s the perfect time to talk about all that awesomeness escaping through male faces everywhere! With a fascinatingly diverse past, the beard has enjoyed equal parts widespread popularity and distaste throughout history with many cultures subscribing to the belief that – the fuller the beard, the manlier the man.  Men with a Chia-Pet like talent for bearding up on command got major props and were thought to be wiser and stronger. Today’s fans of facial hair may not garner such glory for sporting that perfect hipster beard but nonetheless, the beard is back and like many of the trends this year; the options are endless.

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