People become infected with hepatitis C when blood contaminated with the virus gets into their bloodstream. The disease affects 71 million people around the world.
"Even those of us who do have fathers rarely figure out that our skin's uniqueness isn't a problem," says Bevel Mirrors videographer and participant Jason Harper.
We have enlisted expert advice to help break down all the do's and don'ts you need to know before your next at-home shaving session.
After years of fighting excessive facial hair, Rose Geil ditched the razor and grew a beard, making her feel more confident, feminine, and sexy.
Call these products bargains — just don’t call them cheap. Because long behind us are the days when drugstore finds couldn’t keep up with their department-store counterparts. So here, we reveal how to score a spiffy new grooming regimen for the price of a night out. Yup, ten highly effective products, all for $10 or less.
Even the most polished men in your life may need a little grooming guidance, and even rugged dudes could use their own version of a spa day. This guide has a gift for every guy, however rough around the edges his grooming rituals may be.
Charlie Bliss doesn’t let his facial hair dictate his impressions. (Photo: Charles Bliss) I had a beard before beards were everywhere. In fact, I had a beard before I even wanted one. I’d like to say that I’m a cutting edge trendsetter, and that my face is ground zero for my generation’s fashion choice, but the truth is, I’ve just always hated shaving.
While old Hollywood legends used a regular-old razor back in the day, the technique has evolved into so-called “dermaplaning,” and fans like myself now use a tool that looks like a brow planer—a small stainless steel blade—to carefully remove peach fuzz from our complexions.
The ideal of smooth legs was about pleasing men, not pleasing myself (though some women have told me they shave to please themselves, and they should be able to make that choice without judgment as well). After all, men were never considered gross or unclean for having much more body hair than I did.
The Inspiration behind the new Harry’s collection with world-class adventurer, Jimmy Chin. THE COLLECTION We created four custom razor handles in the same high-visibility colors of the trusted tools that climbers — guys like Jimmy and his friends — rely on to stay safe under extreme conditions. We thought guys would appreciate seeing those bold colors in their bathrooms. The names of the four colors are also inspired by Jimmy: TETON GREEN Located near his home in Jackson Hole, The Grand Tetons are Jimmy’s favorite mountains to climb and ski.
Paying attention to them can take your looks and self-confidence to the next level, which of course can lead to promotions, hot dates, and all the other perks life affords a well-groomed man. There are about a thousand on the market, most of which also double as an ear hair trimmer, something that most men will have to reckon with by their 40s.
“Facial hair can massively change the way a man looks. It can camouflage a multitude of sins while hiding half the face,” says celebrity groomer Lucy Halperin, who works with leading men like Steve Carrell and Jason Bateman.
The Gillette Venus Swirl Razor ($8) is here. The geniuses over at Gillette have created a flexible ball technology (called FLEXIBALL™, go figure) that allows the blades to move over the skin while adjusting to raised areas and curves.
According to Brandy Monique, the founder of the chic eco-apothecary brand Fig+Yarrow, “oils can supply skin and hair with it naturally needs without producing extra oil.” There are a few things to bear in mind, however.