The Gentlemen’s Clubs of London

Once upon a time the term “Gentlemen’s Club” didn’t have the licentious undertones it does today. In fact, up untill the past 25 or so odd years, Gentlemen’s Clubs were places were well-dressed and well-to-do men could congregate, relax, discuss politics and stocks, gamble, get a haircut and indulge in a steam. They we’re bulwarks […]

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C.O. Bigelow Premium Shave Cream

“I set out to find a shaving cream that gave the closest, coolest shave on earth. My search landed me in Italy where I discovered one of the most incredible shaving formulas known to man. Favored by Italian barbers, this creamy, softening lather formula protects all skin types, cools the skin and gives a truly […]

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Murad Vitalic Energizing Pomegranate Cleanser

Don’t be thrown by the dainty appearance of this Pomegranate Cleanser from Murad Vitalic. The blend of gentle cleansers with pomegranate and artemia extracts creates a light foam that cleans deeply and energizes skin. The result is a brighter, more vibrant, and healthy looking complexion. Yes, it’s pink but the feeling it delivers will make […]

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Grooming at the Oscars

Considering the amount of facial hair seen at this Sunday’s 83rd Annual Academy Awards it’s funny to think back to a time when this sort of thing would have been positively unthinkable. In the days of Bob Hope facial hair was for the weekend (maybe) and definitely not a black tie affair. We’ll take it […]

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Tom’s of Maine Anti-plaque Fennel Toothpaste

There’s something weird and pleasurable about brushing your teeth with this Fennel flavoured toothpaste from Tom’s of Maine. The taste is strange at first but has quickly become one of our personal favourites. Fennel is a vegetable that has a strong liquorice flavour and it lends itself surprisingly well to this purpose. This all-natural toothpaste […]

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New Techniques for Creating a Beautiful Moustache

Check out this beautiful Japanese painting from 1908. We’ve never tried this technique but it might just work. “New Techniques for a Beautiful Moustache” from Ehagaki Sekai (Shin’an Bizen Jutsu), Komeno Hakusi. Late Meiji Era, Japan. 1908. Publisher: Kokkei Shinbun Sha (MFA)

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Reese Witherspoon’s Moustache

It seems that a precocious street artist in New York has taken to drawing moustaches on photos and posters of leading ladies around the city. Seen here is Reese Witherspoon’s new look, but the moustache treatment has also been given to Jennifer Aniston as well. Known as the New York City Moustache Artist, the mark […]

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Matte for Men Natural Cleansing Bar

Matte for Men Natural Cleansing Bar is handmade using artisinal techniques and is scented with oatmeal and lavender. It’s a gentle cleansing bar that uses lavender to relax pores and oatmeal to softly exfoliate. It’s also certified organic and lasts up to twice as long as a regular bar. What more do you need? Get […]

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