After The Shave – Resume’s and Interviews

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Tie Your Words to Results to Avoid a Buzzword-Packed Resume (Lifehacker) Everything Wrong with Your Resume (Primer Magazine) How To Answer The “Tell Me About Yourself” Interview Question (Primer Magazine) 10 Speaking Tips & Advanced Presentation Advice (Real Men Real Style) How To Be Interesting In A Cover Letter (Lifehack) Is it OK to Wear a Bow Tie For a Job Interview? (Real Men Real Style) But…

Are Wet Shavers Also Aromatherapy Patients?

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Smell is the weakest sense in humans. A polar bear can smell a seal under 6 feet of pack ice over a mile away.  Hogs and dogs were used to find truffles, because people cannot match their senses of smell.

Menthol – How It Works To Cool The Skin

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Like many wet shavers, I love menthol. I never had exposure to mentholated shaving cream until I returned to wet shaving, as canned foam was my choice. It’s cooling, refreshing, and great for summertime heat. The first mentholated cream I tried, Proraso green, overwhelmed me. I thought it was too chilling.  Now, I use products like Vostok, and Yeti Snot, and don’t find Proraso bracing at all.  Obviously that sounds like tolerance to a substance, so I began investigating it’s chemistry, and pharmacology.

Stirling Soap Co. Ben Franklin Shave Soap

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I wanted to hate Stirling Soap Co.’s Ben Franklin soap! Okay, well let me explain.  I should preface this by saying any discussion of scents is always YMMV. What is precious to one man could be equivalent to “poison” for another. So take what I say next about the scent to be my own opinion.

Badger After Shave Oil

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Badger After Shave Oil really surprised me. I was expecting something heavy on the skin with not much skin care benefits (aside from moisturization) based on the ingredients as it is composed mainly of essential oils. I thought, “what the heck, nothing to lose may as well give it a try!” Well, let me tell you I’m sure glad I did.