If you’ve ever taken a good look at a $50 bill, chances are you’ve thought to yourself: Dang, Ulysses S. Grant is one ruggedly handsome ex-President. Between the full beard, tousled hair, and military jacket, “Lyss” could easily pass as a modern-day Brooklyn barfly. Here’s how to groom like the legendary Union general.
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.
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.
Confession: despite being an editor for Birchbox, I’ve never really been a “scent guy.” All that changed, however, when I was given Cartier Declaration Essence to try last week.
Those keg-tapping, face-painting college days are (most likely) well behind you. While this doesn’t exclude you from getting in on the hoops action, it does mean enjoying it like an adult. Here’s our 5-step play for adding some sophistication to this year’s tournament.
Our Birchbox Man editor and in-house perfectionist Kyle takes us on a journey through his exhaustive (albeit entertaining) daily routine.