Growing a beard provides plenty of advantages—you’re more attractive to potential partners, you can change your facial features, and you look more rugged. But one advantage outweighs them all—you can stop shaving. To reach full Gandalf status, you have no choice but to ditch your morning routine. However, there’s one pesky problem that remains. You … Continue reading Can I Stop Shaving My Neck?
Whether a clean-shaven face is a personal preference or a requirement for your 9-to-5, or you’re just shaving your neck and cheeks, you’re still prone to all the same issues. Redness, irritation, and even razor bumps can occur if you haven’t perfected your routine. Even worse, you can suffer from dry skin after shaving. You … Continue reading How Do I Avoid Dry Skin After Shaving My Facial Hair?
There are lots of beard myths circulating out there. Some guys expect to sprout a full Gandalf in 3 weeks while others think they’ll never have a beard if they haven’t grown one by the age of 20. There’s evidence to contradict both beliefs. But there’s one myth that seems to live on despite evidence … Continue reading Does Shaving Make Your Facial Hair Grow Faster?
In recent years, the men’s grooming industry has seen a major push toward more traditional shaving methods. You’re more likely to see a man shaving with a straight razor than an electric one. The old-fashioned shave is one that’s classically masculine and dependent on skill. Those who’ve mastered it are proud. But for other guys, … Continue reading What’s the Difference Between Shaving with a Razor and a Beard Trimmer?
No matter how long you sleep or how much you plan, you always find yourself rushing in the morning. You’re the guy who shows up to the office with wet hair, a couple missed patches on his chin, and an everything bagel in his hand. Like so many others, you want more time before work. … Continue reading Speeding Up Your Morning Grooming Routine
Whether you’re simply cleaning up a messy beard or transitioning to a clean-shaven look, razor burn can rear its ugly head. You probably know the symptoms. A couple hours after shaving, the redness and irritation sets in. If you’re really unlucky, painful razor bumps pop up along your cheek and neck lines. For many guys, … Continue reading How to Prevent Razor Burn
Right now, there are two important things in your life—your beard and your career. You’ve spent an inordinate amount of time growing a beard, and you’re proud of it. But as you ponder the next steps in your career, you wonder if beards and jobs are mutually exclusive. For decades, the image of the eager … Continue reading Should I Shave My Beard for a Job Interview?
When you first learned how to shave, shaving cream was probably included somewhere in the process. Be it a YouTube tutorial or an instructional session with your dad, shaving knowledge wasn’t complete without lathering your face in some kind of cream. However, as shaving trends shift and evolve, many men are looking for ways to … Continue reading How to Shave Without Shaving Cream
When you first learned how to shave, odds are you lathered up with shaving cream. With a can of Barbasol in one hand and your Gillette razor in the other, you felt like you had all the tools you needed for the perfect shave. However, after you finished gliding that razor across your cheeks, you … Continue reading Why Shave Soap Is Better Than Shaving Creams or Gels
There are two important elements to consider when growing a full beard. The first is the neckline, as it helps define the style (and cleanliness) of your beard. The second is the cheek line. You may not initially feel the cheek line is something to be concerned with but don’t be mistaken. A bad cheek … Continue reading Finding the Right Cheek Line for Your Beard