What’s the difference between natural and botanical, sustainable and organic? As it turns out, a lot. Let us explain.
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.
The unforgettable Mr. Natty set up “camp” in our office to demonstrate a proper whisker wash.
Here’s how to maintain the perfect stubble when you’re miles away from your office.
Follow this guide to cleaning, drying, lubricating, and storing your razor, and each cartridge will stay sharp for weeks—even months—longer than usual.
Many barbershops are now offering all-inclusive, full-service annual memberships that include essentials like unlimited cuts and shaves, but also everything from shoe shines, beers on tap, and pool table access.
In short, yes. Yes, you can. But we can’t, in good conscience, recommend shaving with an axe. Unless…no. No. We can’t.
The list of history’s greatest NCAA basketball coaches are a largely clean-shaven bunch. Sure, there’s a smattering of mustaches in there—but there’s just one full-fledged beard: P.J. Carlesimo’s.
When it comes to winter scruff, just letting it “do its thing” for three months is a surefire way to wind up looking like a freight-hopping ragamuffin.
There’s good grooming, and then there’s Cary Grant. We take a closer look at how to emulate Hollywood’s greatest leading men.
Here we examine the blundering Mr. Smee’s failed straight razor shave of Captain Hook in Disney’s Peter Pan (1953).
Razor bumps, burn, redness, nicks—all these shaving issues tend to get lumped into the catch-all of “irritation.” Justin Virgil, Master Barber at Kiehl's 1851 Spa, is here to help you troubleshoot the shave.
There’s nothing quite like the vigorous temple and cheek massage you get from your barber before he starts in with the hot lather and straight razor. Here’s how to bring the same magic to your at-home prep.
If you want the closeness and comfort of a barbershop shave at home, you have to learn to prepare a hot towel properly.
Our favorite English barber took a break from his own floating barbershop on the canals of London to join Birchbox Man at Tommy Guns Salon in Brooklyn.