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Stain Not in Vain

Speed Stick Stainguard

You spend $75 a month on your gym so you can fit into the well-tailored shirts you've spent hundreds of dollars buying. Problem is, you're still sullying them with pitstains. No matter what your credo, pitstains don't fly. Not with us

Ball Point Eye Gel

Nivea For Men Q10 Revitalizing Eye Roller

Looking good in your forties and fifties takes preparation in your twenties and thirties. If you want great skin in your prime, or thereafter, starting early is key. Fortunately, there are some innovative, low-cost option for men's mugs. Nivea For

Antioxidants Does A Face Good

Kiehl’s Acai Damage-Protecting Toning Mist

With the summer sun beating down upon us, men need a little more help protecting their skin. No, this isn't a plea for sunscreen because you already know the benefits of SPF but taking sun protection one step further, naturally. Grooming house

Don't be Fooled by Fruity Ingredients or Names. It's Dude Worthy

Sharps Barber & Shop | Happy Me All Over Soap

We here at Gear Patrol like soap as much as the next guy. That doesn't mean we'll simply put any soap product lying around our bathroom all over us though. This is our skin we're talking about here, and

A Travel Grooming Must Have

Sen7 Cologne Atomizer

Though it may look like something your girlfriend hides in the back of her underwear drawer, the Sen7 was brought to our attention by Acquiremag and is actually the perfect accessory to your scent of choice. Sporting a Star Trek

Feel Fight the Burn

Scape Athlete Sunblock

Regardless of the time of year or climatic adversity, many of our readers are committed to getting out of doors and doing their thing. We applaud this effort and feel much the same, even if half of our motivation is the

Giveaway | 100x Gillette Fusion ProGlide Razors

Update: Damn, that was fast. All 100 razors were claimed in 30 minutes, but good news: we just spoke with Gillette and are hooking Gear Patrol readers up with 1,000 more razors tomorrow. Seriously... one thousand razors. Boom! Check back early

It's Like Some Kind of Shaving Cream Time Machine...

Portland General Store Tobacco Wet Shave Jelly

By Gear Patrol Reader Amos Kwon

Tired of confusing your shaving cream for a can of Reddi-Whip? Annoyed with the green, gelatinous crust that grows overnight on the lip of said can? Then it's time to engage the flux capacitor and visit

Grooming Fodder For L.A.'s Renaissance

Baxter Finley Barber & Shop

Men's grooming brand, Baxter of California, has made thigns personal: they're taking products beyond the shelves and into barbers at the newly opened Baxter Finley, Barber & Shop. Located in Log Angeles' West Hollywood and helmed by Jason Simao (lead

Look Your Best on the Big Day

Anthony Logistics Here Comes the Groomed Kit

It's wedding season guys, which means one of two things for you. Either, you're the one settling down or know someone who is. Regardless of what bucket you fall into though your sight's should be set on looking your best, which

Lime and Sandalwood, Now That's a Twist

Axe Twist

axe_twist1 Now that spring has sprung, it's time to think about incorporating lighter scents into your routine, and not just with your cologne. For men who can't bring themselves to taking out a loan for body washes, Axe's lates iteration of

A Shampoo Just for Us

Head & Shoulders Hair Endurance for Men

head-shoulders-hair-endurance-for-men-shampoo-gear-patrolWhile Head & Shoulders has been in the shampoo business for as long as we can remember, we tackled their first "for men" line, Hair Endurance for Men. After all, news like that certainly peaks our interest. Utilizing a zinc pyrithione formula, Hair

Sci-Fi Space Face Cream

Lab Series MAX LS Age-Less Face Cream

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Lab Series, one of our favorite men's grooming brands, has recently engineered a new product, Max LS Age-Less Face Cream ($65). It comes at a price, but really is there a price when it comes to your face? After all,

Nasal Weed Wacker

Groom Mate Platinum XL Nose Hair Trimmer

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By Gear Patrol Reader Zach Zornischenko It is an embarrassing subject, but let's face it, sooner or later your body is going to change, and those hairs that used to be neatly tucked inside your nose will start to spill out. Needless

Women Know Men's Skin Too

Elizabeth Grant Skin Care for Men

elizabeth_grant_men Lately, this guy's face has been a mess. Maybe it's stress, or the wildly fluctuating winter temps, but, either way, my face has paid the price. It's dry, tight, and irritated. Throw in my shaving requirements, and my face

As Good As Their Plasmas

Panasonic ES-LA63 Electric Shaver

panasonic-es-la63-electric-shaver1We're willing to bet that for most of you, you're electric shaver is either a Gillette, Norelco, or Braun. But we both know you love options, otherwise you wouldn't be reading Gear Patrol, and we've got a higher end option for

Just Because It's Unseen Doesn't Mean It's Unimportant

Ribbed-Tee

ribbedtee-mens-white-crew-neck-undershirt-01If you are a man who cares even a little about the shirts you're wearing on a daily basis, you're probably already wearing an undershirt. If you're not, you should be. In wearing a cotton undershirt, you're not only protecting your

Fight Dryness With Industrial Power

Jack Black Industrial Strength Hand Healer

jack_black_hand_healerDecember brings with it a hint of the colder weather to come.  Consequently, it's a time for your hands to feel dry, raw, and damaged as your skin transitions to the lower humidity conditions that come with the winter weather.  Factor

Taking the Hassle Out of Face Care, One Kit at A Time

Bread & Butter Skin Care

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Created around the notion that keeping your face in mint condition should be a hassle free affair, Bread & Butter's Skin Care kit appears to be the ideal solution for guys who already have enough to keep track of in their

Spot On. On Sale.

Gilt Man | Free Invites For Gear Patrol Readers

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Fashion conscious, deal seeking, gear hounds. Not often a winning combination for your wallet. The people responsible for the insanely popular Gilt.com (circa 2007), have heard your plea and finally launched a site that rounds up all the on-sale

Just as Versatile as Its Multi-Bladed Brother

Victorinox Swiss Unlimited Cologne

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In celebration of Swiss Army's 125th anniversary, Victorinox has released Swiss Unlimited, a men's fragrance that's less campfire and trails, more masculine and modern. The fresh woody bottom notes of the fragrance will carry through the day, while the Genepi liquor,

Smooth Skin from Bump Patrol

Shaving With Bump Patrol

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Shaving is an art; it's a male ritual to be appreciated, never rushed. We here at Gear Patrol take great pleasure in shaving, and, when the opportunity came to test a new shaving product, we jumped at the opportunity. Bump Patrol

Taking the Strain Out of Straining

OXO Good Grips Silicone Cooking Colander

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Transferring massive pots of boiling water and their cooked contents from stove to sink is one maneuver most cooks never look forward to. It's dangerous, heavy, and an overall pain in the ass. For those with access to full-sized kitchens and

Because Your Boys Deserve The Best

Icebreaker Bodyfit Boxer

boxersimageMerino wool's benefits are no secret at this point: sustainable, wicking to keep you warm or cool, not itchy, and it doesn't stink. If you're not a fanboy yet, you should be. Shirts, sweaters, and long underwears have been capitalizing on

A Detergent For Your Gear

WIN Green Sport Detergent

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By Gear Patrol reader Jason Friedman

WIN Green Sport Detergent is the best way to green your workout and preserve the life of your sweat-wicking athletic gear, all while being environmentally responsible. WIN Green is a new eco-friendly sport detergent that is

Like Regular Water, Only More ActiVe

actiVwater

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In case you haven't noticed, enhanced water beverages are all the rage these days, as evidenced by their swollen selection in your corner market's cool case. These hydration options offer a wide variety of beneficial supplements, but

Style And A Haircut, Two Bits

Bradley Gets A Haircut | Salon Cristophe Beverly Hills

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During my formative years, getting a haircut was an annoyance and was treated as such. It was just something that had to happen every month or so, thus my early “styles” were typically limited to one of two choices: short

A Shave Fit for a King You

King of Shaves Alpha Shave Gel

king-of-shaves-alpha-shave-gel By Gear Patrol Reader Rory C. Lately, I have been in search of the ultimate shave gel for my daily morning routine. Now finally, after much trying (and face-scraping in the process), I landed on this beauty of a product, King of

Skip The Ties & Cufflinks, Get Him Gear Patrol-Approved Gear

Father’s Day Gift Guide

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When it comes to men, there's few people that have influenced our lives as men more than good ol' dad. He's to thanks (sometimes, blame) for a lot of the traits that;s made you the man you are today. This

Athletic Body Care

To the athletic man amongst us: we know that you demand a lot from your body. It's high time you took care of it with products that perform at an equally high level, created by men who also know what it's like to take a beating and then come back

All-Natural Solution to Oxybenzone Sunscreens. Also, An Answer To Your Question,

Soleo Organics Sunscreen

soleo-organics-sunscreenSummer is almost upon us and, if you're anything like the men of the GP Crew, you're gearing up for the beach, lake, golf, tennis, run, bike, swim... you get the picture. What do all these activities have in common? Sun

Summer Picks From An Up and Coming Brand

Number:Lab 2-Layer Jersey Polo

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Summer's here, and you're in need of a wardrobe upgrade. Toss the tattered college tee and go with a modern crew neck t-shirt or polo. Whether you layer them on for a cool night or wear one alone in the doldrums

Quite Possibly, The Best Grooming Experience You'll Ever Have

John Allan’s Full Service Experience

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A scalp massaging shampoo, conditioning treatment, hot facial towel, professional haircut, manicure, shoe shine, beverage of choice, and a straight-razor shave. All done while coddled by full service attendants (who just so happen to be beautiful women) that fully understand the

On-The-Go Disposable Toothbrush

Colgate Wisp

colgate-wisp1There are times in every man’s life when he needs the feeling of a freshly brushed mouth but finds himself without the aid of a toothbrush, toothpaste, or water. In the past, he might have tried to get by with mints

A Better Shave For About $3 Bucks

Edge Infused Shaving Gel

edge-infused-shaving-gelI hate to shave. I’ve tried every cream, gel, lotion, and aftershave imaginable. I've tried every conceivable manual razor and I've even overpaid for an electric. For me, the torture of shaving doesn't stem from the amount of time it takes

Please Shave Responsibly

John Allan’s Slickwater Pre-Shave Solution

john-allans-slickwater-pre-shave-solution1Something magical happened to me this morning. My face actually felt fantastic. It seemed to me the texture of a baby’s arse... nary a single trace of irritation. After 10 years of battling a tough beard, razor burn, nicks, and in-grown

Lab Series For Men Hand Cream

lab-series-for-men-active-hand-creamWinter is hell on your hands. Washing them only exacerbates the problem. Lab Series For Men's new intensely hydrating hand treatment avoids the typical greasiness found in Lubriderm or Vaseline lotions. It also adds a touch of aloe to condition your

Razor Bump & Acne Treatment

Jack Black 3-in-1 Clear Complexion Solution

jack-black-3-in-1-solutionMen residing in Southern California are lucky bastards. Why? Because you men don't deal with seasons. And though I wouldn't give up Fall or Early Winter for all the 74° afternoons in the world, it would be a failure on my

How About Happier Endings?

Truefitt & Hill Barbershop

truefitt-and-hill-barbershop Admit it. As men getting what we bleed for every NFL Sunday for this past year, we have mastered the art of doing absolutely nothing to perfection. But rather than talk about how you should worship 1080p resolution while devouring honey-glazed