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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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Molly’s Game For Film Night

Sunday, 30th September, 2018

Molly's Game For Film Night

Hey guys!

So for my latest film night I watched Molly’s Game. I actually wanted to watch this last week, but it’s on for quite a long time (over 2 hours) and I didn’t have enough time. But when I realised it was on for such a long time, I made sure that I was able to watch it, and I’m glad I did.

It’s a film I had never heard of before, and is based on a true story, the memoirs of Molly Bloom who is the main character played by Jessica Chastain. After watching the trailer I thought it looked like a really good story, so decided to sit down and watch it.

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How To Start A Minimalist Fashion Watch Brand

Friday, 28th September, 2018

Michael 84 - My Larsson And Jennings Watch

You’ve probably seen all these fashion and minimalist watch brands spring up from nowhere and may have wondered, can I start my own watch brand? How Easy Is It? You may think it’s hard to do, or you need a  fundamental background in timepieces. Actually that’s not the case, can you can start your own watch brand pretty easily.

So what do you need? You only need the following 3 things:

  • An idea (the brand & story etc. )
  • Marketing
  • A little bit of start up cash

And that’s it!

Are you ready to start a watch brand? YES! Let’s go.

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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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Restaurants Are Overrated & A Waste Of Money [Unpopular Opinion]

Wednesday, 26th September, 2018

Restaurants Are A Waste Of Money

More and more people are going out to eat, and there’s more and more places to eat in. But for me, restaurants are over rated and a waste of money. Yes, it’s going to be an unpopular opinion, but it’s a one which I’ve had for years, and firmly believe.

If you’re a foodie or someone who loves to go out to eat I’ll probably never change your mind, and it does seem like everyone loves to go out to eat, but I don’t see why.

My relationship with food is when I’m hungry, I eat. That’s it. I have some food I like, but mostly, I am a fussy eater, which I’ll get into later.

Here’s some of the reasons why restaurants are over rated.

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Music Playlist: September 2018

Tuesday, 25th September, 2018

The Michael 84 Playlist

It’s been quite an unusual month for music, it’s been quiet in the singles front, but Eminem released an album, and Robyn also finally released an album too. I’ve heard a couple of tracks on the Eminem album and think it’s pretty good, and heard one track on the Robyn album which I love!

Apart from that, I haven’t listened to much new music, perhaps I am getting old and only listening to old music, or maybe there’s just not been too much that’s stood out? I have to say, the new Robyn track, Missing U, is something I really love, and is classic Robyn. I think I’ll be listening to this one for a while!

Here is my playlist below.

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Black Jeans With Black Shirt: Men’s Style Outfit Idea

Monday, 24th September, 2018

Men's Style Outfit Ideas - Black Shirt With Black Jeans
Can you own too many black shirts?

You probably can, but I love them. I think I have 4 or 5 now, and this is my latest one, from Mango MAN. I really love the fit of the shirt, it’s a slim fit, and as we know when it comes to style, fit is the all important factor when you want to dress well. For this outfit, I have gone for one colour, and styled the black shirt with some black jeans.

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Spandau Ballet Film – Soul Boys of the Western World

Sunday, 23rd September, 2018

Spandau Ballet Film

So for my latest film night I was running short on time and it was quite late, so couldn’t watch something with a long run time. I didn’t know what kind of film I was in the mood for, but I do love documentary-style films, and came across Soul Boys of the Western World, the Spandau Ballet film.

I am not a Spandau Ballet fan, their music and their time was well before mine, but I do know their songs, like everyone else in the world. They were big, huge in this country, and it all ended as it usually does with groups or bands.

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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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Playstation Classic Announced! My 20 Games Wishlist

Thursday, 20th September, 2018

PlayStation Classic Games Wishlist

Yesterday morning I went on to Twitter and saw PlayStation was trending, and it was something which I didn’t expect, Sony announced a new retro console, the PlayStation Classic!

It will come with 20 games, the list has not been released, only a few of the games have been officially announced – They will be Ridge Racer 4, Final Fantasy 7, Jumping Flash, Tekken 3 and Wild Arms.

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