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6 Things Most Men Don’t Do (Continued)

Monday, March 26th, 2012

 

So were you intrigued by the first three habits on our list? Here comes the final three..

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Exfoliate their skin:

 

Most men throw some soap on their face, maybe use some Neutrogena face wash in the shower in the morning, but that’s about it. At least once a week you should exfoliate your face and skin with a sugar or salt scrub. Make sure it’s mainly organic with all natural ingredients, and choose the right texture for your skin. Some good natural exfoliates are ground coffee beans, coarse sea salt, and sugar. For more sensitive skin, use the sugar scrubs. Body scrubs get rid off excess, old, flaky, and dry skin to expose the new vibrant layer underneath. It also helps clean your pores. (TIP: In the summer time, sand at the beach is one of nature’s best exfoliates. So you can skip this procedure if you find yourself at the beach a lot. Ever notice those surfers always have the best skin? It’s not just their tan…)

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Wash new underwear before wearing them:

 

This goes for ladies as well, but most people don’t even think about it. Think of the hands that were touching the underwear before you’re putting them on, the packaging made in other countries, and the factories from which they came. Unless they’re organic, natural, raw cotton…wash them before you wear them.

Now this you don’t have to wash before wearing: Italian Silk Tie in Mauve

 

 

Now this you don't have to wash before wearing: Italian Silk Tie in Mauve

Put on facial moisturizer at night:

It’s the 21st century and men need to combat aging as well. After a face wash, add a dime size amount of moisturizer on your face–it will help with breakouts and blemishes (which also can come from dry skin), curb the appearance of wrinkles, and soften your skin and facial hair, making your shave the next morning easier.

Make sure your skin looks like James Deans’ everyday by adding facial moisturizer to your daily routine:

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Deciphering the Language of Women

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

Ever get confused when some women speak? Ever get the feeling that she’s not really telling the truth? Not really saying what she means? That there’s something more to her short words? Well, when it comes to these “phrases” your intuition could be right. Turns out, sometimes women don’t really mean what they say, or not directly anyways. What she really means when she says…

I really wish I had/I really want/etc.

What it means?

Buy it for me.

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No, I don’t find him attractive. He just reminds me of Dane Cook, that’s all…

What it means?

She does. She does find him attractive, brother man, get a clue.

She’s been your friend for how long?
What it means?

If I EVER catch a glimpse of this girl again, especially around our neighborhood, or hear her name, or so as much see her number across a mobile screen, you’re in trouble. And I mean…both of you.

Sterling Silver Pig Copulation CufflinksIt’s all about sex, baby. Or so says these little piggies…

But how many people I’ve “been” with is my personal business. Don’t you agree?

What it means?

She quite possibly has been with your brother, best friend, and too many one night stands to count. Or she’s just a feminist. Either way, be leery.

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Oh, but see, I don’t give out my phone number. What’s your email?

What it means?

She’s not that into you. Period. Get her email, forget about her, and move on.

I really shouldn’t have this beer. It’s loaded with carbs. What do you think honey?

What it means?

If you say “you’re right,” you’ll be agreeing that yes, she doesn’t need the carbs and is therefore fat, should go on a diet, possible turn bulimic,  that you don’t love her, that her dress makes her underarm fat look funny, and because beer isn’t on the happy hour list you’d just prefer her to get a mixed drink anyway because it’s cheaper. Proceed with caution. * A bonus response, “Get whatever you like, dear. You deserve it.” End scene.

It’s okay.

What it means?

Depending on the context this either means run for your life, you’re sleeping on the couch tonight, you’re getting it later, or…that it’s just really okay.

I’m hungry.

What it means?

Get up, make me some food, and preferably, do it now because…I’m tired of always waiting around on YOU and cooking your dinners every time your stomach growls.

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I have a headache.

What it means?

You stress me out. Either give me a back rub or leave.

I love those jeans on you babe.

What it means?

He really looks kind of homosexual in those pants but whatever. He can be my “gay friend” for today.

Where’d you get your hair cut this time?

What it means?

What barber screwed up your hair this time and why can’t you ever just TRY to look nice when we go out in public??

 

Top Habits that Improve Your Looks

Friday, February 24th, 2012

 

Change your sheets regularly. Dirty sheets lead to facial break outs. It’s quite an obvious tip, but many people don’t bother to change their sheets every other week. The longer that pillow case sits at the head of your bed, the more acne you’ll have by morning…Farah Averill from Askmen.com says the following: “It’s particularly important to lay out some fresh bedding if you frequently have a female in your bed, as residue from women’s makeup and hair products can get left behind on your sheets and subsequently be transferred to your face.”

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See a barber every three to six weeks to get a mandatory shape up. Some men let this slide and go longer without getting a hair cut. But we’re here to let you know gentlemen, it’s necessary to keep up the clean cut. Necessity for a clean, polished look, and won’t hurt your wallet too much at around $12-$15 a pop.
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Shave after showering. Who would thunk it? Well, you know that foggy mirror you see when you step outside the raining waters of the shower head? It’s the humidity from the hot water and it actually opens up your pores and softens the hair follicle. Ever see those movies where the men in barber shops put a hot towel compress on the face for several minutes? it’s the same thing, but it will save your complexion and make for an easier shave if you  wait until after you hit the shower.
Wash your feet everyday, with soap. No brainer right? Ah, but some men think that the drips of shampoo that cascade down from the head or chest or other surrounding areas is good enough to clean the feet. NOT true. Bacteria builds up quickly on the feet, especially because it’s a moist area that is normally covered throughout must of the day. Get in between the toes with the soap and rinse clean. You’ll save money on odor-eaters too in the long run.

Water!! Water and water! If you spend so much time in your sacred, coveted shower, think how much the inside of your body loves water? Drink at least 8 glasses a day. it flushes out your system, reduces facial blemishes, and keeps your skin radiate and fresh.
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Most Beautiful Women of 2012

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

 

 

So the morning after Valentine’s Day, you may have woken up, looked to your left or right, and been somewhat disappointed with the looks of the lady next to you. Don’t worry, this happens. Positively normal. All women can’t be spectacularly beautiful, especially when rising with the sun in the early morning hours. The following women have all woken up on the wrong side of the bed, had mascara run down their dimpled cheeks, and alas, also morning breath. BUT they happen to be some of the world’s most beautiful women of 2012. Because, you know, this list changes every year to make room for someone younger, chiseled, and a better lipo job.

“Sexy is a state of mind.”==Miranda Kerr, Victoria Secret Model

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No it’s NOT Marilyn Monroe, sorry gentlemen. But you can carry her with you everyday with these vintage-inspired Marilyn Monroe Cufflinks

According to askmen.com and our personal poll of patrons, we’ve come up with the Top Five Most Beautiful Women list. Of course we could’ve made a Top 99 List, but who wants to go through a pointless list of the other 94 possibly-mediocre women? (If you would like to see the other candidates, check out askmen.com and see what they think). So without further ado, let’s start with number 5:

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Askmen.com says: “How does the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue still compete with all of the sexy photo spreads and porn found online these days? By featuring the most gorgeous bikini beauties in the world. And Kate Upton was 2011’s best find. Upton’s classically curvy body and face full of girlish charm make her an easy choice as a breakout model. Even a video of her doing the Dougie at a Clippers game went viral. If she can make the dumbest dance craze in years look sexy, just imagine what else she can do”

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Jim Carey is even head over heels for this red-head. In a youtube video he proclaimed the following: “I just wanted to let you know that I think you’re all the way beautiful. Not just pretty, but, you know, smart and kindhearted. And if I were a lot younger, I would marry you, and we would have chubby little freckled faced kids.”
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Victoria Secret model and runway star, who donned a 2.5 million dollar Secret Treasure bra that VS unveiled last year, brings all the boys to the yard. Check out some clips of her and pal Adriana Lima, who made our top list as well:

Adriana Lima (born June 12, 1981, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil[3]) is a Brazilian model, best known as a Victoria’s Secret Angel since 2000, and as a spokesmodel for Maybelline cosmetics from 2003 to 2009. At the age of 15, Lima finished first in Ford’s “Supermodel of Brazil” competition, and took second place the following year in the Ford “Supermodel of the World” competition before signing with Elite Model Management in New York City. Since 2005, Lima has ranked in the top five of Forbes‘ lists of the 20 highest-earning models in the world, and in 2006 ranked No.99 on the Forbes Celebrity 100. She is married to Serbian basketball player Marko Jarić.”

Top Three American Cars for 2012

Wednesday, February 15th, 2012

What are the best American rides out there for 2012?
Chrysler 300 SRT8Chrysler 300 SRT8

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Jamie Lincoln Kitman of GQ Magazine reports: “If the BMW M5 is like a Predator drone (deadly, requires little human input) then the 300 SRT8 is a pipe bomb full of rusty nails, built by an angry 17-year-old: crude but effective, and highly skill-dependent. The recipe is simple but effective: Stuff a 6.4-liter Hemi V8 into a regular 300C, with minimal tip-offs as to the 465 horsepower lurking beneath the hood. Add a machine-gun exhaust note and big brakes, then hang on for dear life. Cheap(ish) and worrisomely effective.”

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“Not to be outdone by the Dodge Challenger SRT8, Chevrolet’s hottest Camaro packs a 580-horsepower supercharged V8 shared with the Cadillac CTS-V. It’s said to lap the Nürburgring in 7:41—but considerably more relevant, we suspect, will be how long a patch of rubber this 21st-century pony car will leave in front of your local pizzeria.”

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Buick Verano

Buick Verano

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“Buick’s image has been liberated by parent GM’s deep-sixing of Pontiac, Oldsmobile, and Saturn, and by the brand’s runaway success in China. Together, they’ve created the need to occupy greater psychic floor space, so it’s no surprise that the Verano—the smallest Buick in ages—was crafted from the underpinnings of Chevrolet’s best-selling Cruze, or that Buick’s goal was to build a supremely quiet appliance that could help shift its traditional Perry Como-listening customers into something more fuel-efficient without alienating potential younger, hipper customers. With a 250-horsepower turbocharged four-cylinder among the available powerplants, everyone’s image of Buick, not just its own, may have to change.”