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Triumph & Disaster Grooming Products

These days, fame increasingly comes with the chance to delve into product development. Jordan transfered his ups into sneakers; Dre’s cashed in his booth skills on headphones; Beckham shills underwear — these all make perfect sense. Former New Zealand cricket star Dion Nash turned his right-armed bowling skills into… a men’s grooming line. It seems…

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Pure and Simple

Prospector Co. Grooming Products

Prospector Co. is an independent men’s grooming brand that channels a similar vibe to the Portland General Store. All of their hand-blended, small batch products feature purely natural ingredients and are designed for those who care just as much about what goes on their skin as what they drive, eat, wear, or watch. Distinctive combinations…

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Personal stylist, in a box

Birchbox Man Limited Edition Collection

The popular direct-mail startup Birchbox has officially launched a one time edition of their subscription commerce service geared towards men. The limited edition box is filled with a trove of grooming finds from brand’s we’ve covered on site before including: Anthony logistics lip balm and shave cream, Jack Black moisturizer, Bvlgari eau de toilette, Supersmile…

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Priority Male

Black Box Grooming Subscription

Spending time hunting down the best grooming products ranks right above watching paint dry on our list of priorities. That said a man’s grooming practices should be just as tailored as his suits. For $12, a month, a new service called Black Box will ship you products that are hand picked for your individual skin…

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ORIGINS: Save the Males Moisturizer

For those on a quest for an all-around no frills product that simply works, look no further than ORIGINS: Save the Males Moisturizer ($34). Appropriately named, this moisturizer transforms your scratchy sandpaper skin into a well hydrated healthy dermis, which should come in handy for finding a date on Friday night. Engineered from all natural…

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Neocutis Bio-Restorative Skin Cream

Post-holiday stress and the piss-poor economy wreaking havoc on your skin? Look to Neocutis and look no further. I’ve been using their bio-restorative skin cream with PSP for almost two months now, and the results are dramatic, to say the least. Exclusive to Neocutis, PSPs, or Processed Skin Proteins (not from Sony), are derived from…

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Every Man Jack Beginner’s Luck Kit

Fresh. Clean. Simple. By Guest Writer and Gear Enthusiast Edward Cheng There are plenty of products that I want to evolve and grow in complexity. Cars and electronics are definitely on the top of my list. I demand that those items provide me plenty of facets to tinker with. However, with today’s trends, everything seems…

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Biotherm Anti-Rides Line Peel

Live Outside the Lines By Guest Writer and Gear Enthusiast Edward Cheng Skin is the body’s biggest organ (though some men may beg to differ) and yet most guys completely neglect it. With the winter months upon us, limiting outdoor activities, now’s the perfect opportunity to rehab the skin on your face. Biotherm Anti-Rides Line…

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GP Protocol | Rule #94 – Moisturizing Isn’t Just For Your Face

Gear Patrol Protocol Rule #94 – Moisturizing is part of a man’s daily maintenance (it is, so get use to it.) The thing is, you shouldn’t stop when you reach your neck. If you’re working out to lose weight or to pack on extra muscle your skin may not be able to keep up with…

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Skin MD Natural

The winter is hell on your skin. Add on top of that all the toxins, chemicals, and other harsh irritants we expose ourselves to everyday and you’ve got all out war on your skin. Enter, Skin MD Natural. It’s a shielding lotion and unlike other lotions which focus merely on moisturizing, Skin MD actually forms…

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Lancome Men Hydrix

This micro-nutrient moisturizing gel is formulated with ingredients to help keep your skin hydrated and it’s lightweight non-oily composition will penetrate your skin quickly and without mess. What this means to you: 1st rule of male facial grooming: Keep it clean. 2nd rule of male facial grooming. Keep it moisturized. Cost: $30 @ Lancome

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NIVEA For Men Energizing Hydro Gel

Monday mornings, mid-afternoon slumps, post-work events. Sometimes a little extra boost of energy is necessary to get through the day. Luckily, understands that sometimes men may need a little extra jolt and has created a moisturizer specially designed to help energize their skin any time, any where. The gel is a light, quick absorbing moisturizing…

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ZIRH DEFEND Face Moisturizer

DEFEND is a light face moisturizer suitable for dry or sensitive skin, with SPF 15 to provide protection against the damaging rays of the sun. This formulation helps the skin maintain moisture and elasticity. Ideal for normal to dry skin. Key ingredients: Avocado Oil, Pycnogenol®, Vitamin A, Vitamin E What this means to you: Everyone…