Beards, Moustaches, and Facial Hair in History

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Male facial grooming doesn’t just follow fashion trends. There is also history in the beard, and culture in the moustache.

Top 5 Grooming Mistakes Men Make

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Frederick J. Goodall shares a few tips to keep the fellas looking snappy.

Shaving in the Trenches

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How did soldiers maintain a shaving and grooming regime in the Great War?

9 Grooming Issues You Think People Don’t Notice

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Your might notice these things about other people, but what about on yourself?

My Dentist, the Chimp

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Paying people to stick their hands in our mouths is in our genes.

Of Men and Beards

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A bearded man ponders just what men do or don’t do with their faces and why.

When Did Aesthetics Become Unmanly?

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When and how did the concept of masculinity turn its back on art, design, and beauty?

Men With Fancy Lady Hair: Gender, Gel and Mormon Prom

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Why does sculpting men’s hair strike us as strange? This is not the most original insight in the world, but: gender is WEIRD. And there’s nowhere that’s more obvious than the field of grooming. Women are expected, obligated to engage in elaborate rituals of prettiness-maximizing. Multiple industries exist just to sustain, supply, and enforce these […]

Imagine You Had a Dream Shopping Spree for Shaving and Grooming Items. What Would You Buy?

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We all have our favorite shaving and grooming tools. But what would you buy if you could start over?

Looks Are Everything After All

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When exactly did hotness become a competition nobody can opt out of?

Grow a Grizzly Adams Beard in the Workplace (Without Standing Out)

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John Swartz, on how to go from clean cut to bushy beard without raising any eyebrows at work.

Boys in Custody and the Women Who Abuse Them

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The older authority figure wins the trust of the young target by cultivating a false friendship, having heart-to-heart conversations, giving gifts, offering protection. And then the sex ensues, sometimes forced, sometimes seemingly consensual.

Grooming – How Sexual Predators Get Into Our Lives

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David Pittman shares methods to keep our children safer by helping identify sexual predators.

Dear John: It Feels Too Right To Be Wrong

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An Eleanor Roosevelt-type extramarital affair, pubic grooming, and a friend who loaned out the money they owed him.

Knowing Your Offender, Navigating Your Healing Path

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Randy Ellis explains the psychological grooming recalled by many survivors to have been used by their abusers to create a false sense of relationship.

The Special Unit’s Unit is Here to Help (Sponsored)

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Adam DeVine stars in this hilarious cop show spoof about a duo that track down dudes that have neglected to properly manscape their nether regions.