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  • Pillar of Good Grooming: Gene Hackman in “Hoosiers”

    Pillar of Good Grooming: Gene Hackman in “Hoosiers”

    Inspired by Coach Dale’s drive and passion, here’s a grooming game plan deserving of its own locker-room slow clap.

  • The 36-Hour Spa Weekend: Brooklyn

    The 36-Hour Spa Weekend: Brooklyn

    Here's how to spend a day and a half shopping, eating, and grooming like a true monarch in the county of kings.

  • 5 Common Hair Styling Mistakes Guys Make

    5 Common Hair Styling Mistakes Guys Make

    Here are the lessons we can learn from five common hair product mistakes.

  • How to: Make Your Haircut Last 2 Weeks Longer

    How to: Make Your Haircut Last 2 Weeks Longer

    New York-based stylist Jeff Chastain shows us the ultimate DIY method for extending the life of your haircut.

  • Give Your Hair Some Height: The Business Pomp

    Give Your Hair Some Height: The Business Pomp

    Hair feeling a bit flat? Up the altitude. Scott Serrata of Razorbacks barbershop in Long Beach tells us how to pull off what he calls “The Business Pomp.”

  • Pillar of Good Grooming: Cary Grant

    Pillar of Good Grooming: Cary Grant

    There’s good grooming, and then there’s Cary Grant. We take a closer look at how to emulate Hollywood’s greatest leading men.

  • Retro Drugstore Score: L.A. Looks Hair Gel

    Retro Drugstore Score: L.A. Looks Hair Gel

    For this edition of Retro Drugstore Score, we went back in time to our middle school days and rediscovered that old favorite, L.A. Looks.

  • 4 Tips for Conquering Hat Hair

    4 Tips for Conquering Hat Hair

    Heed these tips from a professional stylist to avoid the static, flatness, and general disarray that results from cold-weather headwear.

  • The Modern Man’s Guide to Hair Gel

    The Modern Man’s Guide to Hair Gel

    Despite gel’s reputation as a goopy crisping agent for 90’s boy band bouffants, the proper hair gel can be used to achieve styles both cool and contemporary.

  • Birchbox Man Q&A: Mr. Carmine

    Birchbox Man Q&A: Mr. Carmine

    Yonkers-based custom hairpiece craftsman Carmine Pisacreta told us how to prevent hair loss, how the industry has changed over his half-century in business, and the (unsurprising) movie star every guy secretly wants to look like.

  • 7 Secrets to Styling Thin Hair

    7 Secrets to Styling Thin Hair

    We tapped Garrett Bryant, senior stylist at Arté Salon in New York, for a master class in contrarian hair care. Prepare to forget everything you thought you knew about taking care of thinning hair.

  • Shine Control 101

    Shine Control 101

    Here’s an easy guide to keeping oil and shine in check with the best mattifying gear on the market.

  • Shampoo Silver Bullets

    Shampoo Silver Bullets

    Whether you’ve got excess oil, dandruff, or hair that’s starting to thin, pick a targeted shampoo and you’ll stop your hair troubles in their tracks.

  • How To: Cut Your Shower Time in Half

    How To: Cut Your Shower Time in Half

    Reading the hundreds of pages in Moby Dick, training for a Tough Mudder challenge—these are just a couple of ways you can spend all the extra time you'll have once you start using these multitasking shower products.

  • The Best Styling Product for Your Hair

    The Best Styling Product for Your Hair

    Find the right styler for you (by way of one of three possible celebrity doppelgängers).