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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 >

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 >

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 >

30 Jan

The 10 Year Anniversary Of Matte For Men

Posted by Lee Jacobs on Monday, January 30, 2017

Back in 2004, I had an idea to create the ultimate all-in-one facial moisturizer for men (and by "for men", I really initially meant "for myself" but I knew that most guys like me, really only wanted to use one product to help care for and protect their skin). After leaving my job with a world-renowned consumer products company, I started working on making this dream come true. A few years later, on February 2, 2007, Matte For Men was indeed officially launched.   Read More >

23 Jan

Employee Of The Decade

Posted by Lee Jacobs on Monday, January 23, 2017

Matte For Men is quickly approaching its 10 year anniversary and I've been reflecting lately on what has helped get us to this point. Certainly products that are effective and easy to use are key, but there is more to it than that ... it also takes the dedication and willingness to help people and a desire to be the best at what you do. And that, my friends, is Steve Summers in just a few simple words.  Read More >

20 Dec

How To Winterize A Mans Skin

Posted by Lee Jacobs on Tuesday, December 20, 2016

"Weather" we like it or not, Old Man Winter is here. This means freezing temperatures, windy days and snowy nights. To make sure your skin successfully survives another winter season, I have put together a few tips that will help keep your skin looking and feeling its best during the coldest months of the year:  Read More >