Grooming Tips

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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Raymond Kim

The 12 Grooming Tips All Stylish Men Know

The 12 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. The trick isn't to spend a fortune on a thousand different products, or to lock yourself in the bathroom for hours at a time. Rather, you should develop a daily routine that is quick, simple and – above all else –...

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Raymond Kim

4 Go-To Beard Styles—and How You Can Get Them

4 Go-To Beard Styles—and How You Can Get Them

A lot of guys might grow their beards without considering the possibilities. They may look at their facial hair pattern and density, and then accept this as their beard pre-set. They grow the beard and mustache out, trim it periodically and evenly, and that's about it. But why not try a beard style, the same way you try different styles with the hair on top of your head? You can fade the beard down from the sideburns, or grow a fuller mustache and a shorter beard. Does it look patchy? There are styles that embrace what you have. So in...

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Raymond Kim

Once and For All—This Is How Often You Should Shampoo Your Hair

Once and For All—This Is How Often You Should Shampoo Your Hair

There's one nugget of grooming mythology that I abide by, even though it isn't scientifically proven. It's the answer to the perennial question: How often should you shampoo? When we wash our scalps less, the theory goes, we actually train it to produce less oil. As in, the body understands that there is an equilibrium of oil that can be reached, and it will work to reach this point faster if we continually clear the slate. So, more washing means more oil, and less washing means less oil.

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