From razors to floss to nose trimmers, these gadgets are key to cleaning up your look.
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Taking care of yourself, or “grooming” yourself, doesn’t mean you are any less of a man. And it doesn’t mean you need to go bare down there (or anywhere) if you don’t want to. Grooming simply implies that you take pride in your overall appearance. In today’s day and age, we are more "seen" than ever before. With Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and new forums that just seem to keep popping up out of nowhere, your photo is inevitably everywhere.
So, why don’t you get ahead of the game and take a little extra care of yourself so you can post filter-free photos with confidence? We all have the same problems guys; ear hair, nose hair, bleeding cuticles that are just begging for some attention... So, we are here to help point you—and your grooming routine—in the right direction.
No one likes to spend hours on upkeep, so these 11 tools are brand new and designed to be quick, easy, and painless.
The Art Of Shaving has just launched the new Power Brush system in celebration of its 20 years leading the shaving category. It was specifically created to combat ingrown hairs and razor bumps pertaining to coarse and curly hair (developed specifically to address this shaving concern which affects over 70% of African American men). In fact, it is the only power spin brush that is clinically tested to reduce the number of ingrown hairs when used with an Art of Shaving regimen and 5 blade cartridge razor.
Who would have thought that Gillette could improve on their 5 blade Fusion razor? The did it in the new Fusion ProShield with FlexBall. It has not one, but two lubrication strips; one before and one after the blades. They also offer it in “Chill”, with cooling technology.
So many dudes forget about the facial hair that isn’t their beard. No one (seriously, no one) wants to be talking to you while staring at your nose hair hanging down or your ear hair sticking out. These are simple tasks guys. Very simple tasks. Use the new Norelco Nose Trimmer 5100 to cover nose, ears, even your eyebrows. Gross you say? No worries—It’s washable.
Now that we have been informed that traditional flossing may not be all it’s cracked up to be, you are free to flirt with other options. The new Waterpik Cordless Advanced Water Flosser comes with 4 flossing tips, allowing you to customize your water flossing experience with a unique combination of water pressure and pulsations between teeth, and even below the gum line.
Waterpik Cordless Advanced Water Flosser: $100, waterpik.com
Sonicare has long been a leader in the sonic teeth cleaning game. They just upped the ante, big time. Their new innovation in the sonic brushing game is major. Download the Philips Sonicare App and connect via Bluetooth to use the Location, Scrubbing, and Pressure sensors to help you improve your mouth health every time you brush.
This is Grooming 101 guys. Every man needs the grooming essentials he can throw in his Dopp Kit or gym bag and grab when necessary. This new one from Revlon Men’s Series has just what you need and is compact and easy to bring just about anywhere.
Revlon Men’s Series Essential Grooming Kit: $22, target.com
Even with the best brush around, sometimes you just got to do something extra to keep those pearly whites white. Enter the new Luster Pro Light Dental Whitening System. This gadget, paired with the pretreatment and serum, whitens in 30 minutes. Since it won't cause tooth sensitivity, use it before that big date or job interview to boost your confidence.
Not sure if a sonic facial cleansing device is for you? Never fear, the new LUNA play is here. For under $40, you get up to 100 full cleansing cycles. The sonic section delivers facial cleanser deeper in pores than cleanser alone, to help keep skin clean and blackhead free. If you find you can’t live without it after your 100 uses are up, get the full-size LUNA 2 for Men or the LUNA 2 mini and keep a charge for up to a year.
Bevel, by Walker & Company, was founded specifically to fit a need among men with course or curly hair. Created for home or the barber shop, this new trimmer has blades that snap on and off with ease, and a battery charge that lasts up to 5 hours, over the course of 6 months.
The new Norelco OneBlade tackles a lot with its little frame. Able to shave in any direction, this gadget can be used for edging, trimming, or shaving any length hair, creating the perfect 5 o'clock shadow anytime. The replaceable blade lasts up to 4 months and has a waterproof handle to allow for wet or dry use. It even has a subscription plan.