All June 2012 Stories

  • The Future of Grooming: Hello, Clarisonic

    The Future of Grooming: Hello, Clarisonic

    Our correspondent took a test drive of this motorized face brush to find out if our own hands really are obsolete.Our correspondent took a test drive of this motorized face brush to find out if our own hands really are obsolete.

  • Luxe Multitaskers

    Luxe Multitaskers

    In this day and age, the most luxurious shower supplies are multitaskers. We present the Cadillac(s) of shower time savers.

  • How to Dress (and Sing) Like a Gondolier

    How to Dress (and Sing) Like a Gondolier

    We tapped professional gondolier Liam Daniel Pierce for a few style tips. He schooled us on the history of the profession and how to nail the look, from the stripes to the shoes.

  • Why Moisturizing Matters

    Why Moisturizing Matters

    Applying a moisturizer as part of your skincare routine comes with massive benefits. Here’s why it’s worth it.

  • Man Up: The Minimalist Work Space

    Man Up: The Minimalist Work Space

    We asked an organizational expert how to maximize our work space for productivity and mental health.

  • July Box Preview (Spoiler Alert)

    July Box Preview (Spoiler Alert)

    Boxes are shipping…right…NOW.

  • Clearing Bar Soap’s Good Name

    Clearing Bar Soap’s Good Name

    There’s a whole slew of bars out there that won’t dry your skin out. Here are a few that are worthy of your shower ledge.

  • Shaving Saviors: The Pre-Shave Solution

    Shaving Saviors: The Pre-Shave Solution

    In a world where every guy finds the routine that’s perfect for him and him alone, shaving saviors come in many shapes and sizes. Here we take a look at pre-shave solutions.

  • Beard Champion Jack Passion on Growing a Healthy Beard Fast

    Beard Champion Jack Passion on Growing a Healthy Beard Fast

    We tapped two-time World Beard and Mustache Champion Jack Passion for some tips on growing a healthy beard as quickly as possible.

  • Man Up: Whole Hog BBQ

    Man Up: Whole Hog BBQ

    Rodney Scott, pitmaster at Scott's Barbecue in Hemingway, South Carolina, takes us through the steps of slow-smoking an entire pig, from selecting the proper wood for your fire to proper technique for applying layers of BBQ sauce (use a mop).

  • Cheap Apricot Facial Scrub is Mauling Your Face

    Cheap Apricot Facial Scrub is Mauling Your Face

    Birchbox Man mentioned using some run-of-the-mill apricot scrub. This set off a firestorm of warnings and finger wagging from our super-knowledgeable female editing team.

  • Editor’s Letter: June 2012

    Editor’s Letter: June 2012

    With summer in full swing and the second BB Man shipment already strewn across your dresser, bathroom sink, and shower ledge, it's high time to take stock. Here's the month, and the June box, in review.

  • Barbershop Visit: Monteleone, New Orleans

    Barbershop Visit: Monteleone, New Orleans

    In this first installment of our Barbershop Visit series, BB Man correspondent Liam Daniel Pierce stops by Monteleone in New Orleans’ French Quarter.

  • Shaving Saviors: Got a Match?

    Shaving Saviors: Got a Match?

    Shaving saviors come in many shapes and sizes, and from all eras and schools of thought. Here we take a look at old school disposable septic stick matchbooks.

  • The Reluctant Groomer: Cuticle Care

    The Reluctant Groomer: Cuticle Care

    In this installment of The Reluctant Groomer, BB Man correspondent Nick Fauchald discovers an at-home cuticle treatment to heal his embattled fingertips.