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- Physical: Contains minerals (Zinc Oxide and or Titanium Dioxide) that sit on top of skin and reflect away UV rays.
Chemical: Contains ingredients (Avobenzone and Homosalate) that absorb and transform UV rays into heat.
There's two types of UV rays we should protect our skins from.
- UVA (think Aging): Responsible for fine lines and dark spots
- UVB (think Burning): Produces skin cancers and sunburns
WHY SPF IS BENEFICIAL FOR YOUR SKIN
SPF helps reduce your risk of skin cancer and protects your skin from sunburns and blisters. It also helps your skin void of inflammation, hyper pigmentation, redness, and early onsets of wrinkles and fine lines.
- It's very important to apply a generous amount of sunscreen. Anywhere better two tablespoons to one shot glass of sunscreen should be applied on your skin 30 minutes before going outside then reapply every two hours or immediately after swimming or sweating.
- Try to avoid direct sunlight! The most you can do is stay under the shade (for example, by using the shadow of a tree, or an umbrella). At least between 10am and 4pm, when the sun is at its peak.
- Avoid tanning beds! It can cause skin cancer.
- Wear protective clothing, such as a wide-brimmed hat and sunglasses.
We love the summer season and all the outdoor activities that come with it, but make sure you protect yourself & your skin! Dont leave home without applying your SPF.
Decanters: What They Are & What They Are Used ForDecanters continue to be a popular and enduring part of our culture, and are often used for special occasions and as decorative pieces in homes and businesses. Whether you use a decanter to store and serve wine, display spirits, or simply as a decorative piece, there's no denying the timeless appeal and elegance of these classic vessels.
St. Patrick's Day: The History Behind The Four Leaf Clover
How to Lineup Your Beard | Perimetering on the Cheeks & NecklineMaintaining a clean and well-defined beard is essential for keeping your beard looking sharp and well-groomed. Lining up your beard may take some time and patience, but the end result will be a well-groomed and stylish beard that you can be proud of. No matter how rowdy your beard may get, a clean perimeter detailing around your facial hair makes all the difference!
The Difference Between Bourbon and Whisky
The Basics of Good Skin CareGood skin care is essential for maintaining healthy, radiant skin. Get into good skincare habits today to not only see its benefits in the short term, but also in the long run! Here are just a few basic steps that everyone should follow daily to keep their skin looking its best.
What is Your Love Language?When you're in a relationship - whether it's your romantic partner, friends or family - one might often find themselves making motions to express their love and concern towards them. Affirmation, quality time, gifts, acts of service, and physical touch are among the five various types of love languages. Here are some instances of what each love language means and how it can be used.
Valentine's Day Ideas to Surprise Your Hunny WithValentine’s Day is right around the corner, have you got your Valentine’s their present yet? Well, if you’re still stumped for presents, we’ve got you covered!
What Haircut to ChooseIt's important to give your hairstyle serious thought because it can improve your confidence - but picking the proper cut can be challenging. The hottest hair trends are yours to choose; but all these choices may seem overwhelming and you can't try every haircut and style! You wanna look your best all the time! This week, we cover how to determine what haircut would suit you!
How to Trim a Long BeardIs your beard getting out of control? Want to keep the length but you're having trouble managing it? Ready to tidy up your look? Well, we've got the answer to all your beard concerns! Here is our a step-by-step guide on how to trim a long beard!
How to be a Better Cook
As Julia Child once said, “No one is born a great cook, one learns from doing." Since the 1960s, cooking has been recognized to be an art.
When it comes to kitchen cuisine, the adage "practice makes perfect" is accurate. Cooking at home often will help you improve your skills and, in addition, is a healthier alternative to eating out.
In this week's blog, we've listed some ideas for you to try in the kitchen to help you become a better cook this year!
Getting Back to the Basics: What is Men's Grooming?Whether you're starting or maintaining a healthier self - or just recuperating from the holidays - figuring out your grooming habits is always a great way to get back into the groove of things. Grooming is an important part of one's personal care and routine, helping you feel confident enough to put your best self out there!
NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION
How to Saber Champagne
Last but NOT Least, Save the day with THESE!
Last But Not Least: Stocking Stuffers
Gifts for the Man That Has Everything
Stocking Stuffers for the Man That Has EverythingHe is the worst guy to shop for because he’s already got everything he wants! And everytime you gift him something, it’s probably something he already has. So, what do you give to the guy that has everything? Well, we have the answer! Here are 5 stocking stuffers that are guaranteed to delight the guy in your life that has everything!
Gifts for the Trending/ Dashing guy
Stocking Stuffers for the Dashing / Trending Guy
Gifts for the PatriarchHere are our top gifts to especially cater to the patriarch in your life!
These could be gifts for your father or grandfather, your boss, the friend that goes out of his way to make sure everyone is well taken care of, or the kind-hearted, older gentleman that treats you like family. These gifts are perfect for THAT guy - or any guy you want to get a gift for - and you want to get him something he will actually use!
Stocking Stuffers for the PatriarchThis week’s gift highlights will be gifts for the Patriarch: this could be your father or grandfather, your boss, the friend that goes out of his way to make sure everyone is well taken care of, or the kind-hearted, older gentleman that treats you like family. Get them something nice with a gift that especially caters to them!
Gifts that will Impress any guy
Stock Stuffers for the "Straight Shooter"
Gifts for the Sophisticated Man
Stocking Stuffers for the Sophisticated Guy
Gifts for the Young Gentleman
Stocking Stuffers for the Young GentlemanHolidays are just around the corner and we’re kicking off our gift guide with stocking stuffers for the young gentleman in your life! This includes the guy who just got out of school and is now beginning his career, the guy who’s just begun to find his footing in this world. Some may argue that shopping for this guy could be hard, but it’s actually quite easy to find something they’ll find useful and would enjoy incorporating into their routine. Here are some gifts the young gentleman will surely appreciate.
It’s Time To Plan for the Holidays
What Does Beard Oil Actually Do?Why use beard oil, you might be wondering. What does it do in reality? Does it genuinely function, or is it just another fashionable product? Continue reading to learn more.
The Most Classic Haircuts For GuysNothing beats a classic haircut and style - something you could easily pull off during a casual day in the office, a formal event or a night out, just the same. As the saying goes, "Fashion comes and goes, but style goes on forever”. Here are some of the most classic haircuts for guys.
Living a Healthy LifestyleAre you experiencing fatigue, feeling drained of energy, or feeling sluggish? Numerous factors could be at play, but it all starts with you. Here are some suggestions for leading a healthier life.
Steaks: The Different Types of CutsWith all the different cuts of meat, sometimes it's hard to determine which cut works best for the meal you're planning to cook. In this article, we will be going through 10 of the most popular and well-known types of steak cuts, and the best way to serve them.
All about The Secrid Wallet
When To Use a Brush And When To Use a CombIt is important to adopt the right tools that will cater to your hair because doing so would promote healthy hair and avoid any unnecessary breakage. Believe it or not, your brush and your comb are tools that should not be used interchangeably. There are a bunch of different hairbrushes and combs out there - all made with different materials and with different builds, and each of them have their own respective use. Let us help you determine when to use a hairbrush and when to use a comb!
The Pocket SquareTired of blending in with the crowd or wanting to spice up your look. No worries, this blog is all about how you may give your formal attire a little personality. With the help of this blog, modern men will be able to express themselves and change up their appearance without having to spend money on many outfits, only a stylish pocket square.
How to Keep Your Beard Hair Straight
The Best Haircut for your Face ShapeWe've come up with some styles that would be best according to your face shape. Finding the perfect haircut and style can be hard - but finding the perfect cut and style that suits your face shape is a lot more easier!
Growing Your BeardWhether you’re anxious to grow a beard for the first time, trying to fill in a patchy beard or just wondering how to grow a beard fast. Here is the secret recipe you're looking for.
How to Style Colourful Socks
What to Expect from a Foot DetailingOur Never Say De-Feet service is a great way to pamper yourself! Here’s what you could expect from a foot detailing.
How to trim your beard neck lineAfter shaping your beard, you notice that your neck hair is returning after a week.
Learn how to recognize your beard neckline, how to shave it, and what tools will give you the greatest finish.
How to Cook the Perfect SteakSummer is here and so is patio season, so why not impress your guests with a steak dinner! Whether you choose to use the grill or a skillet, here are some tips and tricks on how to cook the perfect steak.
How To Choose and Wear Cologne
How to trim your eyebrows
Your hair game's on point, sideburns are trimmed and your facial hair looks prestige. However, it may seem we may be forgetting something. Let's talk about trimming your eyebrows.
How to Find The Right Beard StylePicking out the right beard style is like picking out your haircut - it's an expression of yourself! If you're still trying to find your signature beard style, we've come up with some ways on how you can find the right beard style for your face!
All about SPF
If you’re not already wearing sunscreen each and every day - this is your sign to do so, keep reading to learn what SPF truly is about and how to avoid looking like a tomato.