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Let’s all Smear Chicago.

I recently received a package from Chicago. As I started to open it, I was overwhelmed by the fragrance of lavandar. It was a tin of Smear hair and skin balm. A tin of natural  goodness for your skin. One of the things I liked most about this balm was how light and smooth it …

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Finnish Your Style.

I came across Risu on Instagram. I was instantly drawn to the early product photo that Linus posted, clean, clear photo in an attractive bottle. Risu hails from Helsinki, Finland and is the brainchild of Linus and his sister. The brand officially launched at the beginning of April and I’m delighted to be reviewing their …

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Stuff for the Manly Man.

Men like stuff, and if you’re anything like me, its not just grooming stuff. I received some samples recently from a local brand Manlystuff.ie Now these guys have the ability to look after all your manly needs, well almost all of them. Need a watch? These guys have it, wallet? Yup got that too. In …

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The Confidence Man.

When you’ve created a product you believe in, something you are confident and passionate about, then why not sit back, put your feet up and become a gentleman of leisure? Gentleman of Leisure the beard oil brand from British Columbia, Western Canada. No bells or whistles, fancy fragrances or gimmicks. Just beard oil for the …

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There was a beard product from Limerick…

Most people associate Limerick with being a funny little five lined poem, but it is also the place in Southwest Ireland where the late Sir Terry Wogan was born and is also home to the Shannon Estuary where Ireland’s longest river, The Shannon, meets the Atlantic Ocean. I recently came across the Keltic Krew on …

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The Canadian Club.

Canada is well known for is Maple Syrup, forests and cold weather, it also had its fair share of beard care brands and last week I received some samples from Thompson’s Beard Co. all the way from Nova Scotia. James kindly sent two samples for me to review and I’m delighted to say that these …

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Newest Wave of British Heavy Metal.

Well with the Easter and 1916 commemorations out of the way, I think it’s time to get the head down and kick the blog back into action. So, last week I received a package with some goodies from the wonderful people at Heavy Metal Gentleman. Based in the North East of England and owned and run …

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Choose Your God Wisely.

When I started this project a few weeks ago, First Olympian was one of the brands that I dearly wanted to feature. Since my visit to the Acropolis in 2008, I have had a fascination with ancient Greece. This, combined with the clean, uncomplicated branding, attracted me to First Olympian. I was honoured when Alice …

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Gold on Black.

The psychology of colour is often used to manipulate the senses. The colour black communicates glamour, sophistication, exclusivity. Black is a colour you take seriously. Add a touch of gold and this brings a sense of wealth and high value to the equation. Gerrard Brome, London is a brand I became familiar with after I …

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A Touch of Irish Sole.

With St Patrick’s Day fast approaching, I wanted to feature an Irish brand.  A well established brand with a reputation for producing high quality goods  that are globally recognised. I’ve chosen shoemakers Padmore and Barnes. Padmore and Barnes have been producing high quality shoes at the Co Kilkenny plant since 1934. At the height of …

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