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From how-to guides that teach you the right way to shave and shape a beard to product roundups recommending the best moisturizers to keep your mug in good condition, The Manual offers up honest reviews of men’s grooming products without all the noise and distraction you might find in the drug store hygiene aisle with the added bonus of bringing under-the-radar products to the fore.

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​​Do hair growth products really work? An expert tells us

Vitamins for hair growth, rice water for hair growth, hair growth oil — there are so many products and techniques designed to grow more hair. An expert tells us if we should bother with them.
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How fast does facial hair grow? 3 simple tips to speed up the process

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The best beard styles for older men: This is the definitive list

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A complete guide to Tom Ford cologne: What to wear for nights out, beach vacations, and more

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The ultimate guide for men’s skincare in the fall that everyone should follow

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The best shampoos for men for healthy and happy hair

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The 9 best beard styles for bald men: Follow these Hollywood leading men

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Try these 10 best mustache waxes for better facial hair

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Struggling with a receding hairline? How to fend off male pattern baldness

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How to tell if you have eczema (plus, the best advice derms have for eczema flare-ups)

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The best moisturizers for oily skin — get a shine-free complexion

Man with a buzz cut

There’s more than one type of buzz cut — 5 incredible ideas for your hair

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Scentbird vs. ScentBox – the top two fragrance subscription services rated

Scentbird vs. ScentBox — which is the best? We rate each to let you know which is worth your money.
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Costco has a secret online store, Costco Next, that any member can access – here’s how

Did you know Costco has a secret online store named Costco Next? It's true! Here's how to access it
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Does beard growth oil work? What you should know

If you've been wondering to yourself, "Does beard growth oil work?" — allow us to offer up some insights into growing the best beard possible.
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There’s a huge sale on Waterpik water flossers happening today

Amazon has a huge sale on Waterpik water flossers and electric toothbrushes so you can enjoy cleaner teeth for less.
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Snail mucin (snail slime) is great for your skin – an expert tells us why

Do you know what snail mucin is? It's the hottest new thing in skincare.
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The 7 best fragrances for men (no matter what your favorite scent profile is)

Find your signature fragrance with our helpful list, no matter what type of scent you prefer. Let us help you find the one right for you.
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How to get rid of calluses: Your guide to softer, smoother skin

Trying to get rid of calluses isn't always easy, but there are proven ways to get rid of pesky, rough skin on your hands and feet.
A man washes his hands with soap and water in a sink.

Hand washing: The best ways get grease and grime off your hands

Regular soap and water just don't work on grime and grease, so try one of these rugged and ready hand-cleaning tactics.
A man applying skin cream

An expert reveals the 5 best men’s skincare tips for National Men’s Grooming Day

Men's skincare is important, and we tapped an expert for the top 5 tips to keep your skin looking young and vibrant.
Braun Series 9 shaver.

One of the best electric shavers you can buy is discounted today

The Braun Series 9 electric shaver is one of the best around and it's on sale now at Best Buy.
Man shaving in the mirror.

The 9 best razors for men that offer a super-close shave, from budget to luxury options

The best razor for shaving to easily remove facial hair, from disposable to cartridge, safety to straight. Here are our top picks for 2023's best razors.
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How to apply cologne so you smell amazing all day

How do you apply cologne so your scent isn't too strong? We'll help you find the balance between smelling intriguing to others without making heads turn away.
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A deep dive into the most popular YSL colognes — discover which one is right for you

Read all about the vibes and main notes of the buzziest YSL colognes for men
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Does your scalp need sunscreen? Experts weigh in

When we think of scalp care, we don't typically start with SPF. Yet skincare experts agree: sun protection can provide some surprising benefits for your scalp.
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Fritos is giving out 1,000 free mullet haircuts in August to celebrate the USA Mullet Championships

Fritos, the snack that's basically just flour and lard, is giving away 1,000 mullets in August.
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This hot new skincare brand for men was designed with health (and beauty) in mind

FixUp is hoping its direct to consumer model will upend men's skincare - and it might.
Drop fade hairstyle.

The 23 best drop fade hairstyle ideas for men

A drop fade hairstyle adds depth to your hair. Here are the best drop fade ideas to take to your barber.
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How to make a good first impression (It’s about more than just your look)

People naturally judge a book by its cover, here is how to make a great first impression to keep their attention.
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Gucci owner’s acquisition of Creed signals a significant push into high-end fragrances

French luxury mega-conglomerate Kering has added the luxury fragrance brand Creed to its portfolio of brands.

Want to get rid of your unibrow for good? How to choose the right hair removal method for you

From shaving and waxing to laser and electrolysis, choosing the best facial hair removal technique comes down to your personal needs.
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How to remove sunscreen from your skin and clothes, according to experts

Sunblock is a necessity, but it's also notoriously difficult to wash off. We have some tips to share on how to remove sunscreen from your skin and clothes.
Man washing his face in the bathroom.

How to choose a moisturizer for your skin type — dermatologists share their secrets

What's the best face moisturizer for sensitive dry skin? How about acne-prone skin? Dermatologists discuss the best moisturizers by skin type.
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Experts explain the best grooming routine for every stage of beard growth

Exactly what to do during each of the beard growth stages to achieve your dream facial year, according to two dermatologists.
Short hairstyle for summer

Stay cool with these slick summer hairstyles for men

We asked master barbers Fred Holmes and Fellipe Cardoso for cuts that will ensure you look and stay cool while the mercury is high.
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Long hair for men: Expert tips for growing and maintaining your style

Every guy with long hair needs a little maintenance. This guide will help keep your long hair healthy.
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Pimple popping: Is it ever a good idea? Dermatologists weigh in

Experts generally advise against pimple popping. Is there ever a good time to pop a zit? We asked two dermatologists.
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The 7 best sea salt sprays for men

If you can't make it to the beach, these sea salt sprays will help you achieve tousled surfer waves anywhere.
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How to get sick surfer hair without stepping foot in the ocean

How to get that surfer hair without actually surfing.
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Tattoo aftercare tips: What you need to know

For some natural tattoo aftercare tips, we spoke with Alfredo Ortiz of Brooklyn Grooming. We've also rounded up some of our favorite products on the market.
A man taking a shower in the bathtub.

The 15 best 2-in-1 shampoo and conditioners to shorten your shower time

These best 2-in-1 shampoo and conditioners will cut some time out of your shower routine without leaving you feeling like you missed a step.
Man with a handlebar mustache.

This is the ultimate guide to mustache grooming

Take care of your mustache with our tips from this comprehensive guide.
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Do you have white bumps on your face? It might not be acne

Milia is a condition that typically affects babies, but what happens if this common skin condition lasts into adulthood?
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This is your excuse to buy the Dyson Supersonic hair dryer

The Dyson Supersonic Hair Dryer is a great way of keeping your hair suitably styled and safe. It's on sale now at Best Buy with $100 off.
man holding up hair that has fallen off

Can you actually regrow hair? The experts tell us the truth

Hair loss is jarring. Plenty of hair growth products promise to reverse the issue. Can they? Experts shared the truth about hair loss treatment for men.
Man checking out ingrown hair in the mirror

The 10 best products to minimize ingrown hairs

Ingrown hairs cause irritation and itching. But these best ingrown hair products for 2023 contain skin-soothing ingredients for a smooth shave.
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It’s time to change your skincare routine: Experts reveal tips and tricks for summer

Should your summer skincare routine look different than your winter one? Experts say yes and shared their top summer skincare tips.
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This popular Philips electric toothbrush is on sale for $20

Grab a sweet Philips Electric Toothbrush at a bargain price at Walmart right now, and enjoy better oral care for a while to come.
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The conversation you need to have with your barber before a haircut, according to stylists

Talking with your barber about what you're expecting from your haircut is essential