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newIf you're a man with curly hair, don't fight nature! Use a de-frizzer on damp hair to define the curl pattern and then dry with a diffuser. Remember that curly hair is generally coarse and as such should only be washed every 2-3 days.

newIt's easy to get rid of ring around the collar. First, remember that what you see isn't dirt – it's sweat and body oils. Put your collar under warm water and add a dime-sized dollop of dish soap in the middle. Rub the fabric against itself, lather, rinse (repeat if necessary) and toss into the wash. Viola! Good as new!

newA mustache is a delicate thing. To trim it, first comb it straight down. Then use either a beard trimmer or salon-quality scissors. Start in the middle and trim towards one side of the mouth, then towards the other.

newWatch your exfoliation habits, especially when it comes to your face. Scrubbing your face too frequently could irritate it to the point where you're overproducing oil to compensate. Once a week should be enough!

newYou condition your hair. Don't forget to condition the tools that keep it looking so good! The little vial of oil that comes with Conair® Haircut Kits will keep those clipper and trimmer blades moving smoothly.

newTry and application of almond oil to "feed" your nails and keep them strong. It is also great therapy for conditioning the skin and reviving its natural glow.

newUse aloe as a shave cream substitute! Just break off part of a stem, and squeeze the gel onto your wet skin. The razor blade will glide right over your face for a smooth, close shave!

Winter is the perfect time to grow a full beard. But don't let it get wild and wooly! Make sure to trim it with a heavy-duty motor trimmer at least once or twice a week and before you trim, comb it down to get rid of any tangles.

If winter keeps you indoors most of the time, remember that heating extracts water from the air, making your skin dry and lips cracked. Eating fatty fish like salmon and tuna help repair the skin's outer layer from the inside.

Wake up with puffy eyes? Place chilled spoons or cotton balls dipped in a 50/50 mix of cold water and milk over your eyes for 5 minutes. Bye-bye bags!

Another way to avoid unsightly chapped lips is to gently rub the surface of the lips with a stiff toothbrush until they're smooth, then coat your lips with an unflavored lip balm, avoiding balms made with mineral oil or liquid paraffin.

Freezing temperatures wreak havoc on your skin, and cracked fingertips can be a painful result. Antibacterial soap and ointment help remedy the situation, and a liquid bandage may even provide instant relief!

Don't use extremely hot water to wash your face in the winter. It strips the skin of essential oils, making it vulnerable to damage from cold and wind.

American ginseng is helpful for men looking to shape up. Studies show that men who take at least 3 grams of American ginseng per day experience lower blood sugars and lower insulin levels after eating!

Want a hot lather shave? Grab a can of shaving foam (not gel) and a microwave-safe dish. Spray some foam in the dish and put it in your microwave. Set it to medium and heat for 30 seconds. The foam will double in size while it heats!

Guys - for a beach-ready body, drink up!  Water is a good choice, but drinking green tea is even better! A powerful antioxidant, it is known to boost the metabolism.

Moist heat is good for softening beards before shaving, and where better to find plenty of it than in the shower? Several of our battery-powered shavers are showerproof. Check them out!

Your extremities often suffer in the cold, dry cruelty of winter. Use skin moisturizer to avoid dryness and cracking and wear a hat, gloves and warm socks.

Keep an aloe plant in your home - the fresh gel has health and beauty benefits! Rub some on after shaving - razor burns will diminish and cuts will heal quickly without scarring

Holidays bring out the kid in all of us. Give your favorite guy one of our precision cord/cordless trimmers this year. With extra blades and combs, it’s a “toy” big boys will love!

Beard? Since your facial hair tends to interact often with such things as food and hands, you should shampoo and condition your facial hair just like the hair on your head.

Avoid using deodorant soaps on your face. They usually have harsh ingredients and can leave a film behind which could clog your pores or irritate skin.

Use hand cream on the elbows, feet, even the knees; itís a little more powerful than typical body lotion, and will keep them from drying out.

Always shave AGAINST the direction of hair growth when shaving with an electric blade. And you may even want to use a pre-shave lotion to keep your face from drying out.

Men who get ingrown hairs or razor nicks should use a facial scrub after cleansing but before shaving. This helps raise the stubble for easy removal.

Okay guys, admit it, no one wants damp drawers on a summertime adventure. Fortunately several men's fashion companies now offer briefs in breathable, quick drying fabric. Pick up a pair and stay cool and comfortable when temperatures climb.

To avoid ingrown hairs, donít shave too close. Don't  pull the skin when you shave or put too much pressure on the blades; shave  with the grain and use a single-blade razor.

When shaving or moisturizing, it's important to know your skin before selecting your products. Dry, normal, oily, or sensitive - every skin is different.

Nothing beats a hot lather and straight razor shave from a trusted barber. But try a home Hot Lather Machine and itíll feel just like being in the barber chair.

Guys who have mustaches, sideburns AND noses might want to get a combination clipper and trimmer. Changeable blades let you do facial grooming and nose-hair control with one handy tool!

To keep feet soft and smooth in wintertime, make sure to use an exfoliating cleanser at least once a week. Slather on a rich moisturizer at night and slip into cotton socks.

Remove scaly winter skin from your body by brushing with a stiff-bristled brush before your shower! It effectively removes dead cells and flakiness and brings out skinís natural glow!

You donít have to go pro to do a perfect buzz. Conair clippers have multiple combs to do almost-bald to almost-shaggy cuts. Itís hard to do a bad job!

James Bond isnít the only one who needs a nail clipper, small scissors, comb or tweezers in a fix Ė a travel-size grooming kit is a great item to keep in your car or office.

Using an alcohol-based aftershave stings and dries out your skin. Instead, finish your shave with a moisturizing aftershave balm or gel. It'll keep your skin soft and hydrated.

The skin on your face is more delicate than the rest of your body, so be sure to find a face wash that suits your particular skin type, and leave the bar for the rest of you!

A clean shave is nothing without smooth skin to show off. Donít forget to moisturize after shaving to avoid breakouts and dryness.

If youíre the rough and rugged type, chances are you rock a beard. Avoid the shaggy mountain-man look with a weekly trim to define the line between your neck and chin.

Keep your electric shaver in top condition by keeping it lubricated. Apply fluid Ė use sparingly! Ė while shaver is running. The pick-up in the sound level of the shaverís motor tells you itís running at optimum power level.

Prepare for an electric shave by softening beard with warm water, soaking it with a hot wash cloth, patting it dry, and dusting it with talcum powder.

Tiptoe through the tulips! Itís that time again, sandal season is upon us! Put your best foot forward this spring by doing a little spring cleaning. You can give yourself a pedicure at home by soaking your feet in a warm sudsy footbath, exfoliating, moisturizing and cleaning up your cuticles. Last step is to paint them and your toes will be ready for their big debut.

Nose hair? NOT hot. So make sure you are neat and trim by regularly using a nose hair trimmer. Itís really easy to do, and an absolute MUST in grooming.

So youíve got a stache, a MU-stache that is. You know how to work it! Keep it looking fresh by using a mustache trimmer once a week. The ladies will love it!

Youíre a manly man, perhaps chivalrous and old-fashioned, YOU have a full beard. Make sure it can compete with your handsome self by keeping it neat with a beard trimmer.

Like to keep it high and tight? Want to save money? You can skip those costly trips to your local barber and invest in a haircutting kit instead.

After waxing or shaving you can apply an anti-irritation/ingrown hair product.

For ladies: Before applying wax to skin for hair removal, exfoliate in the shower with a granulated lotion and cloth to ensure fewer ingrown hairs. Remember to continue this ritual between waxings.

For men: For a smoother shaving experience, try an electric razor pre-shave prepping lotion and let it sit on your beard for at least one minute before shaving.

Itís best to shave skin after a long, hot shower so that your hair is softened - the process is much easier and the chance of nicks is greatly reduced.

 
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