Can we just remark on how good Just For Men’s Keith Hernandez and Walt “Clyde” Frazier look?
Former New York Mets first basemen Hernandez, known for his signature moustache, is amazingly 61-years old. Former New York Knicks legendary guard Frazier is alarmingly 70! But you would never guess.
What’s in the water in NYC? Maybe it’s Just For Men.
Just For Men created a new sport called #Beardspotting and needs your help to find the best beard ever. To enter, simply upload a photo of your thick, full beard and enter your e-mail address.
Everyone who uploads a beard will have the chance to win signed memorabilia from sports legends and rhyming duo Keith Hernandez and Walt “Clyde” Frazier daily and be included in the quest to find the best beard ever.
One lucky grand prize winner will get a trip for two to NYC to be a guest judge at the National Beard & Moustache Championship in November, hosted in the mecca of both beards and ‘staches: Brooklyn. Keith and Clyde will also be rewarding those who join the #Beardspotting conversation on social media with custom rhymes.
The data is in and things just got hairy.
A study of men and their grooming habits commissioned by grooming brand Braun some STRIKING figures about global men’s grooming trends.
In New York specifically, the Braun study of over 1,000 New Yorkers, revealed those with facial hair now outnumber their clean-shaven counterparts, with 67 per cent of men now boasting some sort of hair on their face. “The Full Beard” is by far and away the style of the moment, with almost 1 in 3 bearded New Yorkers favoring the “fuller” style. The ‘Goatee & Moustache’ and the ‘Balbo’ were noted as the second and third most popular facial hair styles in New York, respectively.
Are you ready for a full beard statistical assault? Here goes (Click this link for the full infographic):
- London is the city where most men have been told to choose between their beard and their relationship by their partners (20 per cent)
- Parisian men are more likely to be influenced by fashion – Paris came in as the highest city of men who would wear a beard until it was no longer in fashion (24.4 per cent)
- Barcelona men grow beards quicker on average than men in the other cities – on average it takes them just 38 days
- The most popular careers for employed New York bearded men are: IT technician / internet or digital worker (7 per cent), followed by engineers (4.2 per cent). Construction workers and accountants are both equal third (4 per cent) closing the gap on white collar vs blue collar style
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If NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his JR Motorsports teammate Regan Smith admit to doing it, then there’s no shame in admitting you have, too. So go ahead and unburden yourself – 80% of men have used their girlfriend, wife or spouse’s haircare products.
“We’re all guilty of getting lazy and grabbing whatever the girlfriend or wife is using,” admitted Earnhardt Jr., as he forced a room of roughly 40 men to confront a grim reality about themselves.
“And, you know, that stuff’s not made for men: It’s not made for your hair. Guys out there, stop being lazy. Get the haircare products for our hair and for our needs.”
The numbers are appalling. 70% of men are interested in their own personal style, yet only 20% actually use products made for men.
But Suave Men wants to change that. And they know that education leads to prevention, and ultimately, choices a man can be proud of.
The “Suave Men Heritage and Hair: A Discussion with the Icons of Speed and Style,” took place on the eve of the NASCAR XFINITY race in Brooklyn Park, Michigan.
But at the steering wheel of this thrill ride into masculinity was Steve Ellsworth, Dale Earnhardt Sr.’s personal barber for over 20 years.
Mr. Ellsworth gave a total of 15 haircuts, several shampoo jobs and unlimited tips about how to groom like a man. But what everyone wanted was insight into his relationship with the most famous #3 in all of motorsports, Dale Earnhardt Sr.
Read the full article here.
I know shaving your face is being marketed as an “experience,” a “moment for yourself.” But out of 100 shaves, how many times do you treat it like a spa day the way hot babes and high-rolling Atlantic City sweathogs do? Exactly.
At the time, I loved it. So much in fact, that I babied my supply, even cutting it with water when I ran low, the way you fill up your parent’s vodka from the liquor cabinet in high school.
In that eight months, I tried every conceivable aftershave and post shave incarnation, some high-end, though mostly sleazy and easily accessible. And all that time, I was really longing for Dreadnought.
I tried to deny it, but nothing was as good in the interim, or even now. Finally, tail between my legs, I reached back out to Dreadnought.
I was going to publish the actual email, but it was so #WeakSauce, so sappy, it was embarrassing, and it still is. I’d prefer you continue to think of me as a man, not some blathering, near-woman idiot, gassed up on chardonnay and scorn.
What did I like about it? What was so great about it that made me long for its touch? Here are three “quickies”:
1) The slick skin afterglow of a bygone era
2) The texture
3) A dab will fill up your entire face
Confidence opens doors that nothing else can. But confidence can also be misplaced. How do you know if the shirt you’re wearing is completely ridiculous until you actually wear it outside the house? Thanks to Speed Stick, at least I had confidence in my underarm scent.
But confidence was definitely not lacking for driver Cole Whitt. Even though Front Row Motorsports is at a distinct disadvantage, operating on one-eighth the budget of its competitors and Whitt’s highest previous finishing position this season a modest 22nd, Whitt was ready.
A Top 20 finish at Talladega would’ve meant a lot, as Cole explains in our interview below, shot immediately before the race. But Whitt was able to #DefyTheDoubt and lead the entire field with under 40 laps remaining en route to his best performance this season. Speed Stick is all about giving you confidence for the moment you shut down the naysayers, as Whitt did finishing a career-best 13th in the race.
I got a little excited during my interview, and it isn’t completely my fault – there’s so much energy at a NASCAR race, it permeates the grounds and is as real as the guy with the Dale Jr. shirt on next to you.