Grooming Tips

Raymond Kim

8 Ways You're Ruining Your Appearance Without Realizing

8 Ways You're Ruining Your Appearance Without Realizing

The following article comes from Fashion Beans: As a regular FashionBeans reader, it goes without saying that you’re a highly skilled and well educated ‘groomsman’. You maintain your facial hair with the deftness of Zorro. You moisturize your under-eye with the ethereal touch of a brush from an angel’s wing. You see your barber more frequently than you do some close family members. However, even the most savvy among you could be inadvertently undoing all your hard work in front of the bathroom mirror every morning and night. Sun exposure, air pollution, poor diet, smoking, stress, lack of sleep – these deleterious things you’re...

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Raymond Kim

How to Properly Store Your Razor Blades—and How Often to Replace Them

How to Properly Store Your Razor Blades—and How Often to Replace Them

The following comes from Adam Hurly of Men's Health: You want to get the most out of each blade—the closest shave, sans any agony—but it begs the question: How many shaves is too many before a blade is past its prime? And what factors contribute to its retirement? We spoke about these things with Fellipe Cardoso, barber at Otis & Finn Barbershop in New York City. He told us everything you should know about proper blade storage, and how often to switch out those blades. Don’t just shove it in your Dopp kit after shaving Following each use, Cardoso says to rinse...

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Raymond Kim

The 15 Grooming Tips All Stylish Men Know

The 15 Grooming Tips All Stylish Men Know

Time was, a man who spent too long in the bathroom was met with a level of scorn and suspicion usually reserved for politicians who try to embrace indie music. Thankfully times have changed but even now it's easy to feel bemused by the overwhelming amount of advice, opinion and small pots filled with expensive goop on the market.

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Raymond Kim

How To Apply Cologne The Right Way

How To Apply Cologne The Right Way

Fragrance plays an essential role in how others perceive and remember you. As such, it’s an integral part of your personal style and something that you can utilise to your advantage. However, whether you want your cologne to increase your attractiveness or boost your confidence, you’ll need to know how to use it correctly first. Using and applying cologne is an art that you can quickly master. All it takes is the right guidance on how to choose a great fragrance, where and when to use it, how much to use, and how to store it. Thankfully, we have all the answers...

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