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09 Apr

Mens Grooming: Whats Important To Women

Posted by Lee Jacobs on Monday, April 09, 2018

The wait is finally over and we are ready to release the information that will change your views (and strategy) when it comes to your grooming routine. We spent ten's of days and hundreds of cents speaking to twenty five women aged 21 to 45, and asked them to rank what are the most important men's grooming issues to them when it comes to finding a man attractive. Here are the top 10 in order of importance...   Read More >

11 Feb

Mens Skin Care Tips For Travel

Posted by Lee Jacobs on Sunday, February 11, 2018

Traveling can be hard enough on you and your skin without having to worry about bringing the right skin care products along. Let me ease your mind: You don't have to bring EVERYTHING with you. Just a few of your "key" essentials so here's what I've found works for me:  Read More >

17 Jan

The Latest On Talc vs Cornstarch

Posted by Lee Jacobs on Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Over the past few years, there has been a lot of controversy surrounding talc-based body powders. The following article does a very nice job of summarizing the latest "intelligence" on the subject:  Read More >

18 Oct

The 3 Things To Do AFTER A Shower...

Posted by Lee Jacobs on Wednesday, October 18, 2017

I may not be the brightest bulb on the tree, but there are a few "tricks" I've picked up during my 54 years on this earth. Here are three things that are definitely better to do after taking a hot shower:  Read More >

08 Aug

Whats The Latest Trend In Mens Skin Care

Posted by Lee Jacobs on Tuesday, August 08, 2017

One of the most common questions I hear every where I go is "what's new in men's skin care?" While kind of a vague question (as this could mean anything from the newest, most effective ingredients to what new products are available), the beauty of men's skin care is that it really doesn't matter "what's new" if you just want to do what is right for your skin ... as what's really important comes down to what I call "the basic five":  Read More >

24 May

The Two Reasons Most Men Dont Use Skincare

Posted by Lee Jacobs on Wednesday, May 24, 2017

After being in the men's skincare business for over ten years now, I'm often asked "Why don't more men take better care of their skin?' Without having to conduct scientific studies or poll 1000's of guys, the answer came to me instantly the first time I was asked. It all boils down to two very simple reasons... naivete and/or laziness.  Read More >

18 May

How I Deal With The Occassional Pimple

Posted by Lee Jacobs on Thursday, May 18, 2017

Yes, even at 53, I get the occasional zit. I guess in some ways it makes me feel young again and connects me with times gone by ... ah, the good old days! While it will usually pop (no pun intended) up at an inopportune time (like before a big meeting), is there ever a good time to get one??? While not the end of the world, I've found that the best way to deal with them is to not get them in the first place ...  but if I do, I find that the following simple routine works for me...   Read More >

28 Apr

Why Skincae Is So Important

Posted by Lee Jacobs on Friday, April 28, 2017

When I first launched the original Matte For Men website back in 2007, I knew that one of the "cornerstones" of the site would be a page educating men on the importance of taking care of their skin ... with an emphasis on protecting it from harmful UV damage. Over the years, we became a little too complacent in thinking men would "gravitate" to this information, soak it up, and change their daily routine to include time for applying protection from these dangerous rays. So without further adieu, let me apologize for not placing a more consistent emphasis on reminding my fellow brothers on the dangers of UV rays (especially with the warmer weather approaching)...  Read More >

02 Mar

How To Apply Mens Body Powder

Posted by Lee Jacobs on Thursday, March 02, 2017

We often hear from customers asking "what is the best way to apply/use our Man Powder?"(clearly the guy pictured to the left has no clue) so we thought we'd spend a few moments outlining the way we recommend using our (or any) powder so you gain the maximum benefit:  Read More >