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Grooming Journals: Anthony Urbano’s Mindful Skincare Routine

Being an advocate himself, NYC-based fashion and lifestyle influencer Anthony Urbano give us a glimpse of his conscious grooming picks.
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How To Wear Makeup To Look Your Most Handsome During Zoom Calls

Men's makeup can help transform faces and confidence by covering blemishes, acne, rosacea, and more; while enhancing natural features.
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The 9 Best Hand Lotions for Men to Use Every Day

COVID-19 has left us consistently washing our hands, which can lead to drying and itching. Here are 7 effective lotions to keep your skin moisturized.
The 10 Best Body Serums for Men in 2020

The 7 Best Body Serums for Men in 2022 for Younger-Looking Skin

Similar to facial serums, body serums offer you a stronger dose of active ingredients that work to hydrate and exfoliate.
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Lumin Is Finding Safe, Eco-Friendly Ways to Add SPF Protection to Its Products

Los Angeles-based skincare company Lumin is one of the brands furthering the conversation on healthy skincare routines for men.
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The 10 Best Under-Eye Masks for Revitalizing Your Tired Peepers

The area underneath the eyes is the most delicate skin on the body. This 2022, give it some extra tender love and care using the best under-eye masks.

Grooming Journals: Inside Brendan Fallis’ Essential Personal Care Routine

In our weekly Grooming Journals, the DJ and Instagram Influencer shares his favorite personal care products for immaculate hair and skin.
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DJ Crespo’s Self-Care Ritual Keeps Him at the Top of His Game

From sunscreen to eye cream, DJ Crespo shares the roster of products that keep him and his routine at the top of their game.
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The Beginner’s Guide to Shaping Your Eyebrows

Eyebrows can be difficult to groom and shape but the best products and tips could be a lifesaver. Good thing, Chanel brow expert Jimena Garcia is here to help.
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Inside Fitness Entrepreneur Devon Levesque’s Non-Negotiable Personal Care Routine

His daily self-care routine includes a morning bath, a sweat in the sauna, and a trove of fragrance-free skincare products.
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The 10 Best Solid Colognes for Men That Are Portable and Smell Amazing

Add a little olfactory interest without creating a funky personal microclimate with our best solid colognes for 2021.
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Humanrace Skincare Review: Inside Pharrell Williams’s New Grooming Line

We weren't surprised when Pharrell launched his skincare line, Humanrace this past November. We review his new cleanser, exfoliant, and moisturizer.
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The Best Men’s Exfoliating Face Scrubs for Incredibly Clear Skin

Exfoliation is key to giving your face that radiant glow. Some of our favorite brands include Burt's Bees, Facetheory, and Disco.

Help Your Scalp Be the Healthiest it Can Be

Keep your scalp and hair healthy with the right products and expert tips from Clear's hair dermatologist Francesca Fusco.
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The Best Konjac Sponges for Men in 2022

What is a Konjac sponge? It's a biodegradable exfoliant that helps fight wrinkles, scars, and acne. You can find the best Konjac sponges right here.
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Grooming Journals: Inside NASCAR Driver Landon Cassill’s Self-Care Routine

10 years into his NASCAR career,and Cassill is still the most stylish driver in the game. By Sara Klausing.
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How to Get Rid of Back Acne: 5 Treatments That Work

Back acne or 'bacne' can be painful, awkward, and itchy. Dr. Anne Beal, M.D., M.P.H., gives us some guidance about how to prevent and treat it. 
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The Best Hand Soaps for Men in 2022, Reviewed

Whether there's a global health crisis or not, hand-washing is essential in our everyday lives. Check out our list of the best hand soaps for 2022.
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Meridian Prime Day Sale: Save 25% off the Best Manscaping Products

Use code PRIMEDAY25 to get 25% off all the brand's products, which include trimmers, body washes, and soaps for men.
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Lumin Prime Day 2020 Sale: Save 30% off Some of the Best Men’s Grooming Products

Buy some of the best hair care, and skincare products for men at Lumin's Prime Day sale.
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8 Essential Men’s Skincare Tips for Fall 2022

Follow our essential skincare tips in fall 2022 to fight sun damage and prepare for cooler, drier temperatures to hydrate and reduce wrinkles and fine lines.
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The Best Latinx-Owned Grooming Brands to Shop Now and Forever

These beauty products bring on a refreshing level of self-care, confidence, and charisma to your weekly routine, Latinx style.

The 10 Best Vitamin C Serums for Smoother, Better Looking Skin

Got age spots? Turn back time with one of these skin brightening anti-aging Vitamin C serums and your future self with thank you.
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The Absolute Best Grooming Products To Buy September 2021

We test countless soaps, moisturizers, colognes, and more to find the best skincare and haircare products for men. Here are our favorites this September 2021.
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Wrinkles, Eye Bags, and Age Spots: How to Repair Sun Damaged Skin

Here's a quick guide to some of the best ways to reverse sun damage.
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Product Review: Influencers Love This DIY Skincare Mask. Is It Worth the Hype?

The $85 kit is touted for its hydrating and anti-aging benefits, and has been endorsed by Instagram influencers, and is dubbed the 'Blue Apron of skincare.'
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Product Review: Here’s Why Rihanna’s Fenty Skin Is Great for Men, Too

The most anticipated beauty line (which includes a face wash, toner-serum, and moisturizer) this year, we put Rihanna's Fenty Skin to the test.
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Should You Wash Your Legs and Feet in the Shower? Dermatologists Weigh In

Dermatologists weigh in on whether you should clean your legs in feet while showering.
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What is ‘Maskne?’: How To Prevent Breakouts and Acne From Wearing A Face Mask

Acne and breakouts caused by wearing face masks can be a pain. We reached out to a dermatologist on how to to keep your breakouts at bay.
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Everything You Need to Know About CBD Skincare

Cannabidiol — the non-intoxicating, minimally psychoactive compound derived from cannabis plants — is now showing up in the skincare aisle.
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Grooming Journals: Joey Zauzig’s Secret to Camera-Ready Skin

Lifestyle influencer Joey Zauzig shares his beauty tips for looking great, including his favorite sunscreens, shaving, beard products, and cosmetics for men.
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Product Review: Finally, an Easy-To-Use Skincare Line for Men of Color

This Black-owned brand relies on a three-step skincare routine features a cleanser, toner, and moisturizer that are made for men of color.
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How the LGBTQ+ Community Has Transformed the Grooming Industry

The LGBTQ+ community has had a longstanding influence over the beauty and grooming industries. We highlight some of our favorite queer-owned brands, and why they're making genderless products.
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Grooming Journals: Phillip Holmes’ Tips to Looking Great During Conference Calls

The content creator and stylist shares his favorite grooming products for men and tips to make sure your hair and skin looks presentable at all times.
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Why We Can’t Get Enough of This Hydrating Cooling Mist

Alder New York has come out swinging this summer with a newly launched product to cure your summertime skin care woes.
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Lumin Skin Care Review: An Affordable Approach to Healthier Skin

The Lumin Skin Care process is different than most. Lumin creates a personalized regimen based on a survey designed to pinpoint your top skincare concerns.
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The Best Skincare Products According to John Mayer, Sam Smith, and Henry Golding’s Groomers

John Mayer, Sam Smith, and Henry Golding's celebrity groomers share their favorite hair and skincare products for men.
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Grooming Journals: Leo Chan’s No-Frills, Full-Proof Personal Care Routine

Menswear and travel influencer Leo Chan shares his go-to personal care products, including the best shampoo, cologne, and serum for men.
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The Manual Selects: Our Favorite Grooming Products This 2021

We round up the best skincare and haircare products, including shampoos, colognes, and cleansers, for 2021.
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Why Karamo Brown Wants Us to Take Better Care of Ourselves During Quarantine

The culture expert of "Queer Eye" opens up about life during quarantine, his new Luminary podcast, and his empowering grooming line.
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How to Look Good on Camera at Home

Working from home means learning how to look good on camera. We provide tips and tricks on using lighting and angles so you can look your best on Zoom.
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Confused About the Best Skincare Products? Start With These Ingredients

We spoke with grooming experts to find out what ingredients to look for in skincare products to fight sun damage, signs of aging, and more.
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Much-Needed Quarantine Grooming Tips from Kyle Bardouche, Founder of Jack Henry

For this week’s episode of The Manual Podcast, we sit down with Kyle Bardouche, founder of men's grooming brand Jack Henry.
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Is This Natural, No-Frills Grooming Line Right for You?

Plant Apothecary is a one-size-fits-all grooming brand featuring natural ingredients suitable for a variety of skin types. 
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How to Make DIY Hand Sanitizer at Home

Since hand sanitizer is in short supply at drug stores and online retailers, learn how to make one at home with our guide.
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Mother Dirt Wants You to Put Bacteria on Your Skin

Mother Dirt is the latest grooming company using live bacteria to improve the health and quality of your skin.
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What to Know About Makeup for Men, From First Blush to Current Trends

For those who identify as men, makeup can be an opportunity to break free from the confines of male stereotypes. With just a little swipe of lip balm or a pencil to the eyebrows, you can give the finger to what society says a man “ought” to be and redefine yourself as the man you truly are.
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Get Acquainted With the Military-Approved Skincare Brand Bravo Sierra

The Bravo Sierra skincare line offers heavy-duty, versatile grooming essentials that are tough enough for every man, military or not.
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Hardworking Gentlemen Offers American-Made Grooming Goods for the Everyday Man

Hardworking Gentlemen prides itself on delivering grooming products made from natural ingredients for the everyday man. The lineup includes moisturizers, hair products, soaps, natural deodorants, and a sea salt spray that leaves your hair feeling and looking like you just got out of the surf.
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The Best CBD Oil and Skincare Creams for Managing Pain

When it comes to managing pain with CBD, you might just have to put your money where your mouth is — or in my case, where my aching foot is. These are the best CBD oils and cream we've tested.