Of all the grooming products you might conceivably use, none is more important than the one you put directly into your mouth hole. And yet, conventional American toothpastelacks a certain romance. The packaging feels profoundly dentist-y. The flavors range from Clean Mint to, uh, Herbal Mint. Brushing your teeth with that stuff does not feel like grooming. It feels like homework.Read More
Whether you're hitting the trail for a hike or the weight room to lift, hydration is key. The same principle rings true when it comes to skincare. In the case of your skin, a lack of hydration or an imbalance in hydration levels can lead to dryness, flakiness, shine, or oiliness.Read More
If you thought dry shampoo wasn't made for you, think again. The product might be heavily marketed toward women, but its insides know no gender. Although there are many variations, the general function is this: They sop up oils and reduce product build-up, so your hair doesn't look greasy or feel gross. Use them to extend your hair's life in between washes without feeling moppish. These are some of the best.Read More
When you were a kid, great-looking hair meant little more than a bottle of Prell and a dry towel. But now that you're a grown up, you've probably come to realize that proper hair care requires a bit more effort. And to compound that, what you use can change based on how long your hair is, what style you want it in, and what type of hair you have. Because the simple fact is, there is no magic bullet that will do all things for all hair types.Read More
After a shave, your skin can break out for any number of reasons. Maybe you didn’t warm it effectively beforehand, or you used an old, germ-ridden razor. There’s a specific shaving process, from pre-shave prep to post-shave conditioning, and you must follow the prescribed rules if you want to avoid redness and irritation.Read More
After a few days at the beach this winter, I was feeling all kinds of refreshed. Like anyone, I was more relaxed than I would be during the work week. However, it was more than that: I felt like I just had a top-notch facial and full-body skincare treatment.Read More
If you haven't noticed, the afro is having a style moment.
It's hard to pin down exactly what's behind the resurgence of a classic haircut. Between Colin Kaepernick's courageous protest, the throwback sounds of Bruno Mars, and Odell Beckham Jr. doing basically whatever he wants, the afro—once relegated to grainy YouTube footage of Dr. J—has re-awakened.Read More