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Dry me a river

Dry Goods

Summer heat is just around the bend so it's time to bust out the moisture and sweat fighting go-to's. We've been stalwart users of Gold Bond, but this year we're making the switch to Dry Goods ($13). Each 360° point-and-shoot

Simply Clean

Rocky Top Soap Shop Manly Man’s Gift Set

The grooming products sales strategy for most corporations is simple. Just release commercials packed with gorgeous women obsessed with some guy post shower, and maybe sprinkle in a few fighter jet flybys for good measure. We’re sure their internal data shows

Major Indulgence

Ursa Major Stellar Shave Cream

Shaving is making a comeback. Good shaving, that is. The use of bargain shave gels and foams is taking a back seat to more sophisticated products that are also better for your skin. Okay, so you don't have time every day

Nice and Toasty

Toddland Flannel Lined Pants

My thighs are freezing. That’s the G-rated version of what we blubber to ourselves in the thick of winter, when a regular pair of jeans or khakis just isn’t enough to fight off the cold. If you’ve had a moment like

Tame the Gila Monster

Kiehl’s Facial Fuel

With the harsh onset of winter (especially in the east), you may find that no amount of internal hydration can stop the perpetuation of lizard face. You drink plenty of beer water, and you even run the humidifier. Sadly, though, you

Low Maintenance Maintenance

Zirh Reverse Anti-Aging Serum

As a generation of enlightened men, we're far more conscientious about skin care than our fathers were, but we still don't like to go through numerous processes to get our mugs looking better than Keith Richard's. If we can get

Hart Steel from the Heartland

Hart Steel Straight Razor

What man hasn't had a draw to straight razor shaving. Maybe its the simplicity, maybe its the timelessness, maybe the "green-ness," but we'd guess a large portion is because it's flat-out badass. For me, that draw to straight razor shaving finally reached

Why Yes, I Do Smell Like a Brewery

Dogfish Head Beer Soap

There are three things that every man dreams of doing at least once in his lifetime. One is to play major league baseball, two is to bathe in beer, and the third is probably better off left unsaid. Dogfish Head

10 Great Grooming Products Under $10

Sometimes it is simply unnecessary to go straight broke buying superfluous grooming products, so we decided that it would be appropriate to highlight ten of the top products that will be sure to leave some extra bucks in your wallet for other

A Revisit

ShirtsMyWay 2.0

When we were first introduced to ShirtsMyWay more than a year ago, we walked away happy with our shirts, but some of our readers emailed with complaints about the first run of product. Nearly a year and a half later, we've

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


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


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


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


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


Fashion conscious, deal seeking, gear hounds. Not often a winning combination for your wallet. The people responsible for the insanely popular (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


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


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


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


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



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


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