New Year’s Resolutions are easy to make, and even easier to forget about. Instead of setting some unrealistic goal—like, “I want abs like Ryan Gosling”—think about some smaller, more attainable achievements in your grooming routine to help bring out your best self. Here are four quick and easy “fresh starts” to get you on your way. (But if you happen to find an easy way to get Gosling’s six-pack, do let us know.)
You probably don’t belong on an episode of Hoarders, but there’s a good chance your life could use a little more organization. With a place for everything and everything in its place, you’ll spend less time looking for things, get more done at work, and feel more relaxed. Here are some tips to help you achieve a decidedly decluttered New Year.
These days, it seems like everything aspires to be "organic," from the tomatoes in your pasta sauce to the paper towels you use to wipe it up. Skin and hair care products are no exception. But what does "organic" really mean and why should you buy it for your shower ledge? Here we answer some pressing questions about that little green label when it comes to grooming.
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. The key to making gel work for you in 2013 is choosing the right product and styling appropriately. Here’s how.
We’re pretty big film buffs at Birchbox Man. And, of course, grooming is our bread and butter. This dual geekery drives us to comb through crates of old film reels and hours of commercial-packed TBS to find and pay homage to the legendary shavers and shampooers of the silver screen. Here we examine the blundering Mr. Smee’s failed straight razor shave of Captain Hook in Disney’s Peter Pan (1953).
The closest a lot of guys get to cooking is reheating leftovers in the microwave. If you’re one of those culinarily-challenged gentlemen, this is the year to turn over a new leaf. Here the pro chef brother duo of Eli and Max Sussman share with us one perfect dish that even the most kitchen-unsavvy among us can master.
Unless you commit to keeping your cap on indoors, winter leaves you with a terrible choice: unfortunate hat hair or a frozen skull. Heed these tips from a professional stylist to avoid the static, flatness, and general disarray that results from cold-weather headwear.
Whether it’s a dark and slim knit square bottom or a flashy and wide repp stripe, getting your tie game straight means executing the proper knot for your corresponding shirt collar. Perfect these three easy ones and you’ve got all your bases covered.
The shower is a sacred space for most guys, which is why it’s important to invest in a quality showerhead. Like a nice mattress or a well-made pair of shoes, it’ll pay back in dividends. Here’s our guide to finding the right showerhead for you.
Yankees vs. Red Sox. Ali vs. Frazier. Duke vs. Chapel Hill. Sports rivalries bring out the best—and occasionally, the worst—in people. But what about the battle between age-old rivals bar soap and body wash? Here we pit the two head-to-head in a wide range of performance categories. To the victor goes that coveted spot on your shower ledge.