Posts tagged "grooming"

Beauty IRL: The Hair Down There

The last time I was home, my mother gave me a “personal groomer.” She was organizing the hall closet by my old bedroom, a magical place full of beauty products…

Megan Reynolds | May 20, 2015 - 1:20 pm

Sorry Lumbersexuals: Beards Are Apparently As Filthy As Toilets

I didn’t think it was possible, but I believe my love affair with full, lush, bushy beards may be over. Only one thing could com between me and my lifelong…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 4, 2015 - 4:30 pm

Confession: I Am A White Person Who Does Not Shower Every Day

“Glee”‘s Naya Rivera is in hot water over some comments she made on “The View” this week, about how showering more than once a day is a “white people thing.”…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 14, 2015 - 11:30 am

Watch “Crib In My Pants”: One Man’s Journey To Make His “Place” More Inviting

Step aside, Taylor Swift, because your “Blank Space” video just became old news now that Schick’s “Crib In My Pants” video has arrived.

To advertise the new Schick…

Katie Oldenburg | November 13, 2014 - 5:00 pm

Are Women Really Into Your Mustache?

With Movember in full swing, it’s time to think of mustaches. Not beards, but mustaches that exist alone without the beard. You know, like the one Brad Pitt has been… | November 7, 2014 - 12:45 pm

8 Mind-Blowing Facts That Some Men Apparently Don’t Know About Women

Yeah, I know that #notallmen are dum-dums about the way that female bodies and brains work, but I can produce evidence from the Internet and my inbox that enough are…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 21, 2014 - 10:00 am

Your Razor Is Bleeding You Dry (So Switch To A Straight Razor Instead)

It’s weird, how we gender inanimate objects, isn’t it? I always felt like masculinity got all the good stuff — ties and tie bars, motorcycle boots, cufflinks, cars, fountain pens,…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | June 19, 2014 - 5:00 pm

How To Tell If Someone Is “The Marrying Type” (According To Science)

There’s more to being ready to be in a committed relationship than a combination of emotional preparedness and luck: it turns out that there are certain traits that can predict…

Jessica Wakeman | March 16, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Silly Questions: What Would Your Personalized Pubic Hairstyle Look Like?

When I saw that today’s New York Times Style section has yet another article about the return of pubic hair, I sighed with annoyance. Must we? Again? Seriously, I do not really…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 30, 2014 - 3:00 pm

“The Armpit Song” Should Be Our New Beauty Anthem

“The Armpit Song,” by Siwan Clark, perfectly captures the anxiety caused by trying to keep up with societal beauty pressures of eyebrow plucking, nail painting, feet scraping, boob padding and…

Ami Angelowicz | September 6, 2013 - 9:20 am

#Armpits4August Is Movember For The Ladiez

For those of us who love mustaches, November is like an early Christmas. That’s because each November, tons of hot dudes participate in what’s known as Movember, an annual mustache-growing…

Julie Gerstein | August 27, 2013 - 12:40 pm

Doggy Nightmares: 8 Miserable Dog-testants In An Extreme Dog Grooming Competition

Wild! That’s the only word for the insane haircuts and dye jobs this collection of pups received in order to compete in an annual extreme dog grooming competition, held each…

Julie Gerstein | June 19, 2013 - 4:30 pm

Guy Gets Waxed & Lives To Tell Which Body Part Hurt The Most

I could watch these Vine videos of a hunky and shirtless Modern Man editor getting his various body parts waxed by his fiancee. Check out more at the link…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 12, 2013 - 7:30 pm

What Your Hair Down There Says About You

Was anyone else really competitive about hitting puberty? When the other girls in my 6th grade class started wearing bras, I begged my mom to buy me one even though…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 25, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Dubiously Sourced Survey Says Women Find 1950s-Era Men The Most Desirable

Women most desire the manners and appearance of men from the 1950s, according to a new survey by the men’s skincare brand, Scaramouche & Fandango. (Yes, that’s their real name.) The…

Jessica Wakeman | December 24, 2012 - 9:00 am

10 Important Moments In The History Of Pubic Hair

Pubic hair has been growing between our legs since … well, since we’ve existed. Currently en vogue for women, and the subject of much debate, is the hairless, or as-little-hair-down-there-as-possible,…

The Frisky | November 8, 2012 - 10:00 am

Tween Waxing Makes Me Uncomfortable (And I Was A Hairy Tween, Too)

Many moons ago, when I went to summer camp, getting ready for the excursion meant a trip to Marshall’s for a new swimsuit. If the New York Times Style section…

Jessica Wakeman | June 8, 2012 - 11:20 am

5 Weeks Of Unwashed Locks, Results Hair-Raising

The only images that I can foresee after not washing my hair for five weeks are masses of oil dripping down my shoulders, lice, and/or the emergence of unwashed dreadlocks.

Daley Quinn | June 8, 2012 - 9:20 am

Hair Dos: 5 Quick Fixes For Greasy Roots

Greasy roots are pretty much the bane of my existence, and the main reason I wash my hair so often. Whether you want to extend time between shampoos, are prone…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 19, 2012 - 9:00 am
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