Category Archives: Men’s Grooming

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Are Personal Care Products Making Men Bald?

Are Personal Care Products Making Men Bald?

Has this man overdone the shampoo?

This was a question posed to me by a journalist on the Daily Telegraph.  The answer is of course no, but I’ll get onto that later.  First this is quite an interesting example of how stories like this originate.  Here is the full text of the e-mail I was sent. Continue reading

Edwin Jagger Safety Razor

So, what was wrong with the old safety razor?

We all join the party at different times, and I happened to start shaving just when dual blade razors came out.  The adverts showed a convincing graphic whereby the first blade removed the bulk of the hair, and then the second came along and nipped the last protruding bit before it had a chance to retract into safety.  We had already conquered the Moon and and broken the sound barrier.  And now this!  Oh brave new world to have search personal care technology in it. Continue reading

King of Shaves Azor 5 Review

I moved house a few weeks ago.  Moving is a good opportunity to change habits and I have thought for a while I ought to improve my personal grooming skills.  So I dumped all my products and personal care technology and I am now looking at replacing them all with new and better ones.  So lets start at the beginning.  Despite sporting a beard, I still need a razor.  So I spent some time in my local supermarket looking at the offerings. Continue reading

Men’s Grooming Blogs

Men: parallel parking yes, personal care no

One of the things you have to bear in mind when you are developing men’s products is that a lot of them are bought by women for men. Or for themselves. There is probably a marketing term for it. Cross gender sales drift or something. It reflects the fact that women are just a lot more interested in personal care than men are, and may even be more interested in men’s personal care than men are. Continue reading

Bulldog -the Brand for Blokes

Bulldog Personal Care

Real men are rough, tough guys who like a challenge.  And challenges don’t get much tougher than launching a skin care range aimed at men. I have blogged about men who moisturise before.  Basically, most men don’t moisturise. Everyone tells me that younger men are more concerned about their appearance and are prepared to spend money on products to look better.  And it is true that sales of men’s products are on the up – but remember what a low base we are starting from.

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Men who moisturise update

I was idly looking through product websites and came across the Elemis one. For people who don’t know the brand, this is a mid-market spa range promoted principally in spas. (Their marketing people will be shaking their fists and saying they are up-market I expect.) Quite nice products on the whole. Anyway they have a mens range, which they may have done for a while but I have only just noticed.

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