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  • Meet the BB Man Team: Carlos

    Meet the BB Man Team: Carlos

    In our new Staffer Profile series, we’re getting to know the men behind Birchbox Man. First up: Carlos Alavarado, BB Man’s Merchandising and Marketing Manager.

  • 5 Beach-Day Secret Weapons

    5 Beach-Day Secret Weapons

    This collection of pocket-sized, sand-friendly supplies—compact enough to stow in your shoe while you’re swimming—is all you need to keep tidy, tipsy, and sun-protected at the beach.

  • The Shaving Glossary

    The Shaving Glossary

    The daily whisker removal process is a science unto itself—with all the specialized nomenclature to prove it. Here’s a cheat sheet.

  • 7 Ways to Turn Your Bathroom into a Spa

    7 Ways to Turn Your Bathroom into a Spa

    Self-indulgence begins with a home bathroom makeover. Here, 7 products and practices to transform your commode into a spa-like refuge.

  • Cocktails & Colognes

    Cocktails & Colognes

    You’ve heard of pairing cocktails with food—but we’re taking the concept one step further by matching your go-to tipples with our favorite fragrances.

  • Five Ways to Conquer the Meat Sweats

    Five Ways to Conquer the Meat Sweats

    First identified by competitive eaters, the meat sweats are thought to be caused by the combination of adrenaline and protein. Here are five ways to keep the condition at bay.

  • Love Fades, People Change, Black Soap Endures

    Love Fades, People Change, Black Soap Endures

    Even when it’s a symbol for love lost—as in Woody Allen’s "Annie Hall"—there’s no more manly sink statement than a hunk of black soap.

  • A Skincare Product That Smells Like a Spa and Lasts All Day

    A Skincare Product That Smells Like a Spa and Lasts All Day

    Even the best-smelling body washes and lotions lose their fight by lunchtime, but one recent spa-quality discovery has proven itself a fragrant exception.

  • August 2013 Box Preview (Spoiler Alert)

    August 2013 Box Preview (Spoiler Alert)

    Martin and Mike belly up to the bar (ahem, kitchen counter) to take a look at the August Birchbox Man assortment, which is dedicated to helping you hone your hosting skills.

  • How To: Use Concealer to Vanquish Tired Eyes

    How To: Use Concealer to Vanquish Tired Eyes

    Birchbox editor Martin just got off a red-eye flight and has the dark circles to prove it. Fortunately, Carlos has just the thing to help.

  • Finding Your Stubble Sweet Spot

    Finding Your Stubble Sweet Spot

    Call it what you like—scruff, 5 o’clock shadow, or designer stubble—maintaining a "lazy man’s beard" is far from a lazy man’s game.

  • July 2013 Box Preview (Spoiler Alert)

    July 2013 Box Preview (Spoiler Alert)

    This extra special Sneak Peek features Martin and Kyle on the set of SUITS discussing the month's assortment.

  • Style and Grooming Confessions at STORY

    Style and Grooming Confessions at STORY

    In collaboration with DETAILS magazine, Birchbox Man hosted a party to celebrate our shop at STORY in New York City. While we were there, we talked style and grooming with some of the city’s most respected tastemakers.

  • Making Scents: How Much Fragrance Matching is too Much?

    Making Scents: How Much Fragrance Matching is too Much?

    With so many scented grooming essentials out there a guy is bound to ask himself: How carefully should I attempt to match all the fragrances that touch my body on any given day? Here are some things to keep in mind.

  • Mr. Natty’s Guide to Beard Washing

    Mr. Natty’s Guide to Beard Washing

    The unforgettable Mr. Natty set up “camp” in our office to demonstrate a proper whisker wash.

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