Posts tagged "men"

New Beauty Trend? Men Wear Makeup, Too

Forget the drawer, clear out space in your makeup bag if your man is moving in. According to a recent survey of a thousand millennial-age men, guys have officially become more comfortable adopting the grooming habits of women. As many as 60 percent of men now use women’s skincare products, with 14 percent okaying nail…

By: Alyson Penn / June 21, 2013

14 Things Men Will Never Understand About Our Beauty Regimens (Demonstrated In GIFs)

Men! There are plenty of things about women that they don’t understand, but they really, really don’t understand what goes into our appearances. Sure, they sort of get why we might feel like we need concealer, or even lipstick. But when it comes to more nuanced beauty tricks, like filling in your eyebrows or using…

By: Rachel Krause / May 9, 2013

Don’t Get Mooched! The Four Types Of Boyfriends To Avoid

So many men, so little time. That’s why you’ve got to figure out which ones to avoid right off the bat. Thankfully, comedienne Sarah Colonna has teamed up with Benefit to guide us through the murky world of dating. Pro-tip: If he’s stealing your makeup, he’s probably not worth your time. [YouTube]…

By: Julie Gerstein / November 14, 2012

A Bunch Of Scottish Guys Have Started A Gentlemen’s Sewing Club

Oh boys — isn’t it adorable when they start learning how to take care of themselves? For example, take the Scottish dudes behind the Gentlemen’s Sewing Club — a new monthly night of drinking and sewing that takes place in Glasgow. Male members learn everything from hemming and sewing on buttons, to alterations and simple…

By: Julie Gerstein / October 10, 2012

The Crying Game: 4 Men Have A Cry-Off

Dudes seem to find a way to compete about everything: money, cars, who has the biggest beer belly. So it’s no surprise that Brett Hoff of magazine Wholphin dreamed up a Crying Competition where the rules state that the first tear to hit the table wins. “This might be the least fun I’ve ever had…

By: Julie Gerstein / October 5, 2012

How To Tell The Difference Between A Man And A Boy

I’ve finally gotten around to reading Mindy Kaling’s book, Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? One of the things that struck me the most is her chapter about the difference between men and boys. She reveals that until she was in her 30s, she only dated boys because men scared the shit out of her:…

By: Ami Angelowicz / October 2, 2012

Frisky Original Video: Almie Rose On How To Land An Older Man

You’ve always wondered what it might be like to get with that older, distinguished dude in your office, right? You’re all, “What was life like before the Internet?” And he’s all, “Shut up and help me boot up my computer.” You’re so clearly meant for each other, if only he could see it! Our friend

By: Almie Rose / September 4, 2012

Dude Looks We Love: Tweed Jackets

Track jackets are sporty. Leather jackets are dangerous. Yellowjackets are annoying. But a tweed jacket? Oh, a tweed jacket is the best jacket of all. Jackets and sport coats in tweed are intriguing–they’ve got a rich texture and a nice weight. Tweed has brilliant connotations: it is the preferred fabric of professors and writers. It…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / February 17, 2012

Girl Talk: Why Am I Scared Of Men?

After hours in front of my laptop, my back is usually gnarled into a “C” shape. I’ve learned to remedy the Ladyblogging Hunchback with some yoga. But this afternoon, when I checked the schedule and read the instructor’s name, Matthew, I started making excuses not to go. I don’t know Matthew, but I might have…

By: Rachel White / January 27, 2012

A Manly Bear With Scent Appeal

Look at this bear. Now look away from this bear and look at your man. Is your man as manly as this bear? What if I told you this bear was actually just a fancy decanter for a stick of Old Spice? Are you more or less attracted to this bear? Why are you attracted…

By: Julie Gerstein / November 22, 2011

A Man Who Is Determined To Breastfeed

Common knowledge says that men can’t breastfeed. But … can they? In a kind of awesome article over at Slate.com, writer Michael Thomsen decided to see if he—a 33-year-old male—could lactate after reading that Charles Darwin said it was possible for men to produce milk and looking up a Bible verse (Numbers 11:12, which reads,…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / May 31, 2011

Men And Women Starting To Look More Alike

The androgynous look isn’t just a thing that popped up in the 1970s and comes back in vogue every few years. Apparently, it’s an evolutionary fact. Researchers at North Carolina State University (go Wolfpack!) studied Spanish and Portuguese skulls from now, as well as hundreds dating back all the way to 16th century. And it…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / April 9, 2011

Don’t “Man Up Now,” Guys: It Might Make You Faint

Time to stock up on the Horny Goat Weed instead, you guys! (Just kidding.) The FDA issued a warning on Wednesday for Man Up Now, a “dietary supplement for men’s sexual arousal” because it could dangerously lower blood pressure. Although Man Up Now capsules market themselves as “all natural” and “herbal,” they contain an active…

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 17, 2010

A Pick-Up Artist Pick-Me-Up

Ladies, there’s nothing we love more than a good old-fashioned pick-up artist, am I right? Check this guy out and try not to swoon too much. [YouTube]…

By: Julie Gerstein / December 12, 2010

Want A Man? Wear A Hat

Ladies, having trouble attracting a man (AND HOW)? Then grab a bowler hat. That’s right: a bowler hat. According to Daily Mail writer Deborah Francis-White, a jaunty cap will do the trick to attract a mate. Says Francis-White: “I’ve worn a bowler hat and the effect is extraordinary. When I walk down the street dressed…

By: Julie Gerstein / December 8, 2010

What Do We Think Of Hot Men Undressing To Sell Maxi Pads?

We ladies don’t get too much eye candy in TV commercials. The advertising motto “sex sells” seems only to apply to fake breasts selling body spray and beer. But all that is changed by Stayfree’s new series of YouTube commercials, “A Date With …” Three hunks who take off their shirts, three dream…

By: Jessica Wakeman / August 31, 2010

Men Really Are Bigger Babies When They’re Sick

In another study apparently done by the “No Duh” doctors, it is official—men whine more about illness than women. The experts call the condition “man flu” and suggest that men are probably exaggerating illness to gain “maximum sympathy.” The Engage Mutual study of 3,000 people also found that 50 percent of men like to classify…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 8, 2010

L’Oréal Markets “Macho” Anti-Wrinkle Product To French Guys

In France, there’s a metrosexual common denominator—all males seem to come out of the womb in bespoke suits and are born with an encyclopedic knowledge of style and culture. But the real men use this super macho anti-wrinkle pen product from L’Oréal. That’s right, dudes get wrinkles, too, and the way they combat them i…

By: Leonora Epstein / February 25, 2010

Man, Oh Man, Samantha Bee On “The Daily Show” Is Awesome

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Poor men. They have it so hard! As Samantha Bee pointed out in Wednesday’s “Daily Show” skit, they only run 485 of the Fortune 500 companies and three branches of government.

By: Jessica Wakeman / February 6, 2010