Ace the Interview | What to Wear and How to Prepare for Interviews

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Ace the Interview | What to Wear and How to Prepare for Interviews

Let’s face it. For most people, interviews are less than fun. For many people, particularly those with little experience participating in interviews, the experience can be downright nerve-racking. Even well qualified candidates for a job can see the interview process as a hurdle, since it tests not only technical ability but also people skills and personality.  In the world we live in today, the ability to ace an interview is critical in every line of work, from the most simple to the most prestigious. A changing world means that flexibility and adaptability are key soft skills for any job applicant...

How to Get a Van Dyke Beard Style | The Classic Van Dyke Beard Look

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How to Get a Van Dyke Beard Style | The Classic Van Dyke Beard Look

It’s a new year, and everybody is looking to make changes. Around this time of year, a lot of men change up their facial hair to reflect a fresh start. There are a lot of options out there, but only a few have stood the test of time. If you are looking for a style of beard that is both classic and modern, let us suggest one of our all-time favorites: the Van Dyke. What is a Van Dyke beard? The Van Dyke beard is named after the 1600s Flemish painter Anthony van Dyke, who was its first and perhaps...

How To Trim a Faded Beard At Home in 3 Steps

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How To Trim a Faded Beard At Home in 3 Steps

Over the past year, men all over the world have been learning about taking care of their beards and hair at home, since the pandemic has made it hard or impossible for many to see their barber. By now, most of us have learned the basics of trimming and grooming our beards all on our own—in fact, by now you might feel like a verified beard expert.  However, there is one element of beard grooming that many men are nervous to try on their own—the fade. Fading is an important way that barbers are able to keep your beard looking neat even...

Cut Barber Costs and Still Keep a Picture Perfect Beard Style | 4 Tips For Beard Trimming At Home

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Cut Barber Costs and Still Keep a Picture Perfect Beard Style | 4 Tips For Beard Trimming At Home

The pandemic has had many effects on the way we go about our daily lives. Beard maintenance is no exception. People have been changing the way that they groom for a number of reasons. To learn more about maintaining a beard during a pandemic, you can read our blog post on COVID-19 and facial hair (hint: your beard is no dirtier than any other part of your body, as long as you keep up on washing it).  What’s more, because of the quarantine restrictions (not to mention tighter budgets), a lot of men have decided that a trip to the barber...

Bald and Beard | 6 Great Beard Styles for Bald Men

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Bald and Beard | 6 Great Beard Styles for Bald Men

Baldness is a problem that most men face at some time in their lives. While going bald can be upsetting, it can also be an opportunity to focus on other parts of your grooming like your clothing, facial hair, or physique. In fact, many of the biggest badasses out there sport totally bald heads—think Vin Diesel or Bruce Willis. Rather than let it get you down, it might be time to see balding as a chance to reinvent yourself. One great way to help you reclaim your mojo once you have started balding is to start messing around with different...

Small Style Tips That Make a Big Difference | 8 Simple Men's Style Tips

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Small Style Tips That Make a Big Difference | 8 Simple Men's Style Tips

Knowing how to dress well is one trait that separates the men from the boys. The way you learn to dress can have major effects on life opportunities going forward, especially in your romantic and professional life. Luckily, dressing well isn’t necessarily hard. All you need is the right knowledge and a bit of intuition. Here are a few helpful suggestions. 1. FIND WHAT SUITS YOU Knowing who you are as a person and how you plan to appear to others is one of the central aspects of good style. Everyone who pays attention to their own looks knows that...

Gift Ideas for the Bearded Man

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Gift Ideas for the Bearded Man

The holidays are here. It’s a time for fun and family and good food. Nevertheless, it can also be stressful, particularly if you have a lot of people in your life to buy gifts for. You want to make sure that everyone gets something that they will truly enjoy, but you are desperate for ideas.  If you are reading this, you probably have a bearded man in your life—and what proud beard owner doesn’t love getting products for their beard? In addition to being useful and practical, beard care products can show the bearded man in your life that you...

Does Having a Beard Lower Your Chances of Landing a Job?

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Does Having a Beard Lower Your Chances of Landing a Job?

One thing holding many men back from growing the beard of their dreams is the fear that it will hurt their job prospects. While the importance of managing your facial hair and of overall grooming and dress vary a lot from workplace to workplace and profession to profession, there are few jobs out there that require no attention to looks. This can be discouraging for men who want to experiment with different facial hair styles or just don’t like shaving every day. Luckily, having a beard is not a deciding factor for employment most of the time. Because of the growing popularity...

What Are the Main Beard Types? | Find The Beard That Suits You Best

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What Are the Main Beard Types? | Find The Beard That Suits You Best

One of the hardest parts of growing a beard is deciding exactly what kind of look you want to have. A beard can say a lot about who you are as a person, and give off a lot of different impressions based on how you style and groom it.  Luckily for you, great men of the past have already discovered, through trial and error, which are the best beard types out there. Here are a few of the most popular—and what they say about you. SHORT BEARD A short beard is a common look for a lot of reasons. First off,...

Does Using a Beard Comb Actually Help?

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Does Using a Beard Comb Actually Help?

If you are like most men, you probably have experienced trouble keeping your beard neat and clean. While the shape and manageability of your beard can vary based on various factors like, age, genetics, diet, nutrition, exercise and more, a crucial part of beard health is the attention that you give it externally—that is, through grooming.  If you are new to growing your beard, you may feel strange about the idea of using a beard comb or brush. It may seem like an unnecessary step in the already complicated process of growing and maintaining a beard. However, while a comb might...

How Fast Should Your Facial Hair Be Growing?

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How Fast Should Your Facial Hair Be Growing?

A lot of men face the same problem when it comes to growing a beard: slow growth. Even if your beard is full and faces no other common problems like patchiness or ingrown hairs, slow growth can prevent you from growing the beard of your dreams. For many men, the problem is that they are simply too impatient to wait for an eternity to see results. Having a short, itchy, unimpressive beard for weeks or months at a time can drive men to just give up and shave it all off.  If you have this problem, growing a beard can seem...

How To Keep a Short Beard Looking Awesome

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How To Keep a Short Beard Looking Awesome

Life isn’t always about extremes. In fact, more often than not, there is a happy medium. One of life’s happiest mediums is the short beard. This style is great for men who don’t like being clean-shaven, but don’t have the time or desire to grow and maintain a longer beard.  The short beard is a classic look that men with almost every facial hair type can pull off. However, to do it right, you need to know the steps to growing, trimming, and maintaining your short beard.  What length works best for you? The short beard lives in that sweet spot...

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