Grooming & Skincare for Men

We take pride in ourselves and so should you. From beard style trends, to shaving tips, great smelling colognes and the perfect scrubs for your face, we've got all your grooming needs covered this season.

7 Best Deodorants for Men in 2017 That Actually Work

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…because, really, not all deodorants are created equal.  We’ve tested a ton of deodorants and antiperspirants, including some newbies, and put together the ultimate deodorant list all men need to know about this season.  Some smell great, some are uber-long-lasting, and some keep away those nasty yellow pit stains from your tees and shirts.  You […]

15 Best Beard Oils for Beardy Guys in 2017

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Because if you’re going to take the time to grow the beard of all beards, you need to take care of it, groom it, and nurture it on the regular.  Using the right beard oil for your hair and skin type can make all the difference.  It’ll keep your beard hydrated, moisturized, softened and tamed […]

Best Tea Tree Shampoos to Finally Stop the Itch!

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…because you can hold your itchy scalp up with pride knowing you’re not alone in the battle to stop the itch! I first started using a tea tree shampoo after my dermatologist made the recommendation when I was in my late teens and on a variety of acne meds…all that seemed to have the common […]

Clean Your Mug: 9 Best Face Washes & Scrubs

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…because you don’t need to use your girlfriend’s flowery face wash any. From too much sun exposure and sloppy shaving sometimes our face could use a little refresher.  Whether you have oily skin or dry skin you need a little something extra that will help with your current skin situation and still get you ready […]

Get Buzzed: 11 Best Beard Trimmers & Shavers in 2017

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  There’s no doubt that beards are here to stay.  Once considered a flash-in-the-pan trend brought back by 98.4% of the hipsters living in Brolyn, sporting a beard has gone mainstream, yes, even in the work place.  Truth by told, we’re relieved as there wasn’t a worse task to start every morning than having to shave. […]

Best Celebrity-Inspired Beard Styles for Men in 2017

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…because we can’t all grow a beard overnight, so get inspired by some of Hollywood’s (and beyond) finest beard sprouting guys. We’re not all David Beckham or Ryan Gosling, but at least our beard can be.  Browse the most sought-after beard styles for 2016 and learn how to sport a beard like these gentlemen: 1.  The Chris […]

8 Best Sunscreens and Sunblocks To Apply Generously in 2017

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Sunscreen is a necessity, regardless of the season.  However, with summer just around the corner, it’s an absolute must have.  Let’s face it, after a long and dreary winter, we just have to be outside.  We deserve it!  But don’t leave the house, or open that sunroof, unless you’ve applied your sunscreen.  We’ve picked 8 options, so […]

10 Dark Spot Correctors to Lighten Things Up

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Most of us are loing for smooth, even toned skin. Peels and serums can help correct the appearance of uneven skin tone and with regular use, you can see a reduction in dark spots and redness over time leaving you with clearer and brighter skin. Shop our picks for the best dark spot correctors that can help fade dark […]

The 10 Best Body Sprays for Men in 2017

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…because sometimes guys want a light scent and the ability to quickly freshen up during the day without the strength of a full-on cologne.  We’ve rounded up some of the best body sprays for men in 2017 that, not only, smell great but many of which can double as a body deodorant too.  Let’s face […]

8 Must-Have Hair Products All Men Need This Season

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We can pretend we don’t care about our hair, but we’d be telling non-truths.  As long as you still have some hair left (fingers crossed for life) you might as well take care of it the best you can.  From hair wax sticks to peppermint shampoos, a stainless steel comb, pomades and everything in between […]

Surfs Up: Lavett & Chin Sea Salt Spray & Hair Mist

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You know how you want it to lo like you’re not trying with your hair when you’re actually trying quite a bit?  It’s cool, we get it.  You could blame hipsters but, truth be told, we blame the cave people.  It really started with them. We everything about the beach, including the easy breezy […]

11 Inspirational Short to Long Hairstyles For Men in 2017

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The geniuses at Cut Video are at it again and this time they’ve trapped us in a time machine of men’s hairstyles and haircuts over the past 100 years.  While many of these you may never be caught dead in, in 2016 you can always take inspiration and ideas from the past.  Let’s face it, […]

CLEAN Classic vs. CLEAN Shower Fresh

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It’s no surprise we have a for all things CLEAN, especially their Shower Fresh cologne. We rated it as our top cologne for men in 2015. Recently, the folks at CLEAN launched their new scent, “Classic” and we had to give it a trial run to see what we thought.   CLEAN Classic for […]

Using A Straight Razor (without Sweeney Todd in the background)

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We previously touched on The Art of Shaving Like A Man in which we outd the most important tool for the job: the straight razor. Perhaps though we just skimmed over the straight razor in all of its sharpened glory. And while they have been overshadowed since WWII by the safety razor (which incorporates a […]

My New Favorite All Natural Shaving Products

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It seems like most of us have accepted the fact that natural foods are better for us and healthier for our bodies.  The folks at the Portland General Store rightfully point out that our skin is our largest organ, so it seems we should also treat our largest organ to an all-natural experience too. The […]

About Face: Kiehl’s Facial Fuel Energizing Face Wash for Men

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Brostrick.com’s Product Pick of the Week:  Kiehl’s Facial Fuel Energizing Face Wash for Men $9.00 (Starting Price) I’ve been using this killer face scrub for the past two years and honestly can’t get enough of it.  Kiehl’s formulated this with a brilliant mix of caffeine, vitamins and citrus extracts so it really does wake you […]

The Art of Shaving Like A Man Should

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Men are not meant to shave. History tells us such. Jesus? #BeardStrong so far as we know. Abraham Lincoln? #WhiskerWise. Yosemite Sam? #FireFur. Beards represent prestige and power. A man’s has historically been a symbol of honor, strength, sexual vigor, and even socio-economic status. But as history progressed, outlaws died off, and men traded in the farm […]

The Official Flower Hipster Beard is Here

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I’m not sure if it’s hip to say ‘hipster’ any, but who can keep up…really?  A grown out beard is still a facial statement piece, but this time around we’re seeing the latest trend;  flowers in your beard.  Can we still do #FlowerBeard?  Flip through our 12 favorite beards with a variety of flowers strategically […]

Finally! My Beard Can Get in the Christmas Spirit!

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And yes I said “Christmas.”  If you’ve ever thought, “Gee I wish that beard was fully decorated like the Christmas tree it is” do we have a treat for you! Introducing “Beard Baubles.”  I assume this company means “Beard Bulbs” but since they’re overseas, you know. There’s still time to decorate your face for Christmas and […]

My Quick Shaving Tips

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You have grown facial hair for a great cause, Movember, and now it has come time to shave it off.  Follow these five easy steps to ensure it comes off easily and seamlessly with minimal use of the Styptic Pen.  Happy Shaving… More Grooming & Style: The Flowery Hipster Beard Has Arrived The 16 Most Stylish […]

How To Grow a Beard: My Quick and Easy Tips

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From Hipsters to old people everyone seems to want grow a beard.  But before taking the plunge into facial hair be warned, growing a beard is both annoying and itchy and will require some time and patience.  A full beard takes about a month to grow. First get a little inspiration for your future beard style and […]