More articles about: Grooming

 
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Look slick while supporting homegrown talent with these pomade brands.
One product that has seen a resurgence in the past decade is pomade for men. Popular in the 1930s and a staple in the 1950s, its ability to help men achieve slick hairstyles make pomade a favorite among many dapper gentlemen today.Of ...
 
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Steaks and The Great Gatsby are the inspiration for these local hair care products.
Steak. The Great Gatsby. Hair care. It’d be easy to scan this shortlist for the next few minutes in search of a unifying factor without finding one. But for Earvin Diones, head brewer and founder of Prime Cut Heritage Grooming and Apothecary, ...
 
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The very best cut is one that suits your life.
What are the best haircuts for men? While there are no hard and fast rules when it comes to getting a style for your mop, there are a few questions you can ask yourself before heading to your local barber: Is it ...
 
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It's like Uber or Grab but for haircuts.
Luigi Nuñez and Gino Jacinto were out having a drink while pondering the chaos that is Metro Manila’s traffic when the idea of the Sif came to them.One of them needed a haircut, but dreaded the idea of heading to the barbershop because ...
 
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It protects your skin from everyday pollution.
Over 10 years ago, while traveling in the Bicol region of the Philippines, organic advocate Rosalina Tan bought a bottle of pure pili oil from a farmer. She was intrigued by how locals were using pili oil, which was extracted from the ...
 
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You read it here first.
Ah, fashion week. So hard to get right. Go too commercial, the frowgentsia call 'BORING.' Too abstract, they cry 'RIDICULOUS.' What's an impeccably dressed creative director to do? During his brilliant A/W '19 menswear show in Paris, which took '50s-style suiting and deconstructed ...
 
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Jon Snow is finally dead and buried.
Finally unshackled by the Jon Snow contract clause of maintaining designer stubble 365 days a year, Kit Harington has come out swinging with a divisive new grooming move: a '70s porno 'tache.Even if it's just 'for a role'—or indeed some sort of ...
 
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Whoever said going bald has to mean you’re getting old?
In case you missed it, John Travolta just went full bald.The Internet went crazy for it. They just can’t get enough of the 64-year-old actor’s new look, with some even saying that he brought back the "hotness" he had when he was ...
 
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We are living in the golden age of men's hair and grooming.
There's a renaissance in men’s hair happening right now. As opposed to overly gelled combovers and embarrassing faux hawks, men are are requesting for haircuts their grandfathers once sported. They're also growing their beards, shaping them to look less like a mountain ...
 
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From mixing up your workouts to eating only a plant-based diet.
Fitness is a constant topic when it comes to setting up goals and resolutions for the new year. Whether you’ve been at it for quite some time and ready to hit new PRs or just starting your fitness journey with that first ...
 
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For when the neighborhood barber doesn’t ‘cut’ it anymore.
While most of us will tell you we'd be happy to go our neighborhood barbero for a haircut, that's not always true.Men can be particular, so many of these modern "barberya" offer a smooth shave, a massage, and maybe even a cup of coffee or beer ...
 
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From those first signs of stubble to the full mountain man, here’s everything you need to know about growing your beard.
When it comes to grooming routines, we men are simple creatures. We settle into a nice rut of wash, shave, brush, repeat, and we don’t exactly appreciate it when something dislodges us from that. Unless, of course, it’s to make our grooming ...
 
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For some, it works both ways. For others, a clean shave takes the vibe all the way back to grade school.
Celebs, man. They're constantly transforming for roles, sometimes too aggressively, sometimes to the point of becoming unrecognizable. Hell, even the guys we most admire (who we won't name), commit to a neckbeard-and-creepy-goatee situation, not for their role in Django or Inception, but ...
 
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Curly came back, grooming lounges remain, color was tricky.
You can most probably tell what year a picture was taken based on a man's haircut in the photo. Was he rocking frosted tips? The 2000s. A middle part? The '90s. Dreads? The '70s.This decade is all about the return of classic, ...
 
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Get it right and you’re the king of Christmas.
Buying a fragrance for your partner is daunting. How you choose to smell is so personal and intimate that deciding that for your girlfriend feels presumptuous, like ordering for her in a restaurant. But the reasons that make fragrance tough to buy are ...
 
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Smelling good doesn't come at a price.
We're going to lead with the best news: These bottles of good-smelling stuff from local company Scentsmith Perfumery each costs P1,198. That's, let's see, a petite meal for one at a fancy restaurant, or around four aburi makis at Ooma, or a triple dozen ...
 
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Follow these three easy steps to discover your smell.
You probably have an abstract idea of what your signature scent should be like already. Something manly, something earthy, something not too strong. Something sexy. But finding it has so far proven impossible. Because every time you've gone to a department store ...
 
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Sometimes a wash just isn't enough.
A good skincare routine doesn't take a ton of work. Just keeping a few key products on hand will help take it from zero to expert. A good facial scrub should be on that list. Not only do they help get your ...
 
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Get a bottle for your dad (or for yourself).
Just dropping by to help you with that big task you don't want to do: getting everyone gifts for Christmas so that they will not be pissed at you. As authorities on buying things, we know that perfumes are no-brainers. They make a ...
 
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We'd like to apologize for making you aware of these things.
While you were snoring in bed or praying for the dead, several bewildering moments were recorded in the annals of style. You can consider these as the (sad) detritus of the past days or, really, the facts that perfectly describe the times ...