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Men's Grooming Tips And Advice

DIY Men’s Grooming Kit – The Essential Wash Bag Products

Thursday, 15th November, 2018

DIY Men's Grooming Kit - The Essential Wash Bag Products

When it comes to male grooming, it’s important to have a good routine, and have all the required products in your arsenal. But you don’t need to rely on getting lots of products from the same brand, you can actually build your own DIY Men’s Grooming Kit.

There are some items which are must have products in your regime, and then there’s some which don’t need to be used every day, or are specific for guys with different needs.

What products should you include? I’ll go through my essential daily products which I recommend using, and what you should have in your bathroom ready to go.

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The Gentleman’s Grooming Show 2018

Friday, 9th November, 2018

The Gentleman's Grooming Show 2018

Male grooming is becoming a bigger and bigger industry, and as guys we’re all taking more pride in the way we look. The typical routine has gone from a simple shower and shave, to something more complex, with dedicated products for each aspect of your grooming regime.

Being a modern man is all about taking care of yourself, including your appearance, and these days there’s a whole host of different products and brands out there to help us live a better life. From shaving to smelling good, keeping our skin looking its best and keeping our hair style fresh.

The Gentleman’s Grooming & Lifestyle Show is right around the corner, and is your destination for everything related to male grooming. It’s the UK’s premier exhibition exclusively dedicated to male grooming and lifestyle which is open to the public, as well as industry professionals.

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Tommy Hilfiger Tommy Now Men’s Fragrance For 2018 [Review]

Tuesday, 6th November, 2018

Tommy Now by Tommy Hilfiger Fragrance Review

Tommy Hilfiger is back with a new fragrance for men, introducing Tommy Now. Celebrating the power of now, as the new generation embraces change with positivity, optimism and refreshing style.

My journey with Tommy Hilfiger fragrances is a good one, as is many of my generation. The original Tommy by Tommy Hilfiger was released in 1994, and as a guy growing up in the late 90’s and 00’s, this was one of my signature scents. It was so easy to wear, it always smelled good and will always live on as one of my classic fragrances I owned.

Tommy Now is a new fragrance for 2018, with it’s own unique style. First I have to talk about the bottle.

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Best Men’s Fragrances To Attract Women: The Most Complimented

Thursday, 25th October, 2018

The Most Attractive Men's Fragrance Which Will Get You Compliments From The Ladies

We wear fragrances and scents for all different occasions; From just smelling nice everyday to wearing them on a night out. If one thing is for certain, there’s plenty of aftershaves out there which are super seductive, that women are attracted to. There’s so many out there which will get you compliments, and work well if you’re on a night out with the boys.

Looking for a lady killer of a cologne? Here’s the best fragrances to attract women.

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The Best Deodorants, Antiperspirants And Body Sprays For Men

Thursday, 4th October, 2018

A guide to men's deodorants and antiperspirants

When it comes to personal hygiene, one of the most used products for any guy is going to be the body spray he uses; Whether that’s deodorant or antiperspirant. It’s something we all use, or I hope we do, because nobody likes to smell of sweat, or in fact be sweaty. There’s a huge choice when it comes to what to use, from roll-ons to sprays and sticks, along with different types for different results, along with scented or unscented variants.

If you’re confused about something which is actually pretty simple, I’m going to go into everything about body sprays and the best ones on the market right now.

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Bleu De Chanel Eau De Toilette Review

Thursday, 27th September, 2018

Bleu De Chanel Eau De Toilette

It was released in 2010, but it’s still a men’s fragrance which is relevant today, it is Bleu de Chanel Eau de Toilette. Over the years this has become known as one of the go to scents for guys, and has gained and gained in popularity over the years.

The bottle has become a classic. Plain and simple, it has a square faced shape with minimal branding to the front, with a magnetic top which reiterates the class of the fragrance which is inside.

As for the scent itself – It’s a sophisticated, modern gentlemanly type of scent. Slightly woody, it has more of a sharp and fresh spicy flavour to it. Although I would classify this as an evening scent, if you’re looking to make an impact throughout the day, this is going to get you there. It’s powerful, but not over-powering, and will make a statement.

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The Best Autumn Fragrances For Men

Friday, 21st September, 2018

The Best Men's Fragrances For Autumn 2018

Leaves are falling, it’s starting to get cold, it must be Autumn! We’ve long left the Summer behind, and now you’ll be thinking about what are the best fragrances for Autumn.There’s so many scents which can work for this season, but I’ve picked out those which are specially suited to this time of year.

The colour most associated with Autumn is brown, we think of leaves falling and so woody scents are the perfect choice. We don’t need the heavy hitters of super warming scents more suited to Winter, but something to warm you up nontheless.

Notes to look out for when choosing a fragrance are woody, masculine, musky, spicy, aromatic and floral types of scents. Best avoided are the citrus heavy, sweet, aquatic or fresh scents which are better suited to the Spring or Summer.

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The Best Men’s Shower Gel And Body Wash For Your Daily Grooming Routine

Friday, 14th September, 2018

The Best Men's Shower Gels And Body Wash You Can Buy Right Now

When it comes to looking after yourself and having a daily grooming routine, there’s nothing more basic than a body wash or shower gel. It can be a case of anything will do, and sometimes selecting the best, or the correct product can be overlooked. We’ve all got our go to bottle for when we get washed, and there’s plenty of choice, from budget to mid range and even expensive designer brands.

With such a large selection, I’m going to go through which ones I like best, what are my go to shower gels and why I choose them.

Let’s take a look.

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The Best 11 Cheap Aftershaves – Smell Good For Under £20

Thursday, 6th September, 2018

Cheap Aftershaves For Men - The Best Under £20

Men’s fragrances are hugely popular right now, and we’re all spending lots of money on them. There’s a large range, not only designers, but specialised perfume houses, along with different strengths such as eau de parfum. But if you’re on a budget or don’t want to spend a whole lot of cash, there’s plenty of bargains to be had.

One reason why they’re cheap can be because they’re now old. This doesn’t mean they smell bad, it just means that in terms of marketing, they’ve reached their peak, and are now being discounted. There’s also plenty of newer budget friendly scents you can get, it’s all about getting a scent you like, and not being a perfume snob when you’re looking for cheaper fragrances.

Here’s the best cheap aftershaves you can get right now. You should be able to pick these up for under £20.

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The 10 Best Men’s Fragrances For The Summer In 2018

Thursday, 19th July, 2018

The Best Men's Summer Fragrances This Year

There’s no secret that Summer is my favourite season, I love it for so many reasons; There’s so much fashion out there for the Summer which I love, you can be as bright and colourful as you like with your clothing and style options, there’s the weather, which is sometimes sunny and at least a bit warmer 😉 and of course Summer football with the Euros or World Cup at least every other year.

Getting your scent right for the summer is possibly more important that other seasons, as everyone is out and there’s probably more socialising going on in the Summer than other seasons, as everyone wants to come out and play. There’s everything from the Summer BBQ to nights out and holidays abroad, so picking out the right fragrance is crucial.

I always separate my scents into seasons and times; Spring/Summer and Autumn/Winter, as well as night or day. Autumn and Winter scents are all about the dark, musky, warming scents, ouds and woods play a big part. When it comes to Spring, and more importantly for this guide, Summer, it comes down to citrus, floral and fresh styles of scents, which can be pungent but subtle and not overpowering.

Here are my favourite Summer colognes which any guy can wear.

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