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Acqua di Parma launch new Blu Mediterraneo Bergamotto di Calabria La Spugnatura

By Adam

Acqua di Parma has launched a new Limited Edition fragrance for the Summer, Bergamotto di Calabria La Spugnatura. As with all the fragrances in the Blu Mediterraneo Collection, they each take inspiration from a specific part of the Italian Mediterranean, the origin for this fragrance being the beautiful bergamot fields of Calabria. It is here […]

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Acqua di Parma Barbiere Range Review

By Adam

Acqua di Parma are adding a new skincare collection to their Barbiere range to allow for the full Italian Grooming Ritual to be experienced from the comfort of your own home. Enriched with the scent of Colonia, these two new skincare additions; Multi-Action Face Cream and Refreshing Face Cleanser, are specifically formulated for men’s skin and create a […]

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Salt Grooming’s Product Review

By Jack Dignum

I’ll be honest: the hair clippers almost came out this week. My locks during lockdown have certainly become more feral than refined, so the temptation for a buzz cut has never been more contemplated.  However, I decided to dive into the abundance of hair products on the market to see what could tame my mane, […]

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Copenhagen Grooming Product Review

By Gary Dennis

Denmark: birthplace of hygge, Peter Schmeichel, the land of Lego, and now your new go-to beard brand. Introducing Copenhagen Grooming. Copenhagen Grooming offers something extra than your usual run-of-the-mill beard-focused products, as they actively assist you in growing a face full of fuzz, with their Beard Growth Kit. The kits are comprised of; The Beard […]

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Luxury wash-bag by Pure Shave

By Adam

Our friends at Pure Shave has developed a nice looking piece of kit to keep your shaving products in. This luxury wash-bag is hand crafted and made from a beautiful waxed saddle leather, sometimes known as Crazy Horse Leather. The type of leather has a unique look and feel due to the application of a wax layer […]

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Pure Shave: Product Review

By Joe Burns

I was asked recently if I’d be interested in sampling a new shaving product – I didn’t know the brand, or exactly what would arrive. If we’re honest, there have been a plethora of men’s shaving products on the market in the last few years; some great, and well, some that promise to improve your […]

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Acqua di Parma Colonia Futura Review

By Adam

When our friends at Acqua di Parma have something to announce our ears always prick up and we’ve just been informed that the Colonie universe is expanding with a new fragrance, Colonia Futura.  It was released exclusively with John Lewis on the 6th August so this really is hot off the press.  The latest addition […]

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Particle for Men Review

By Adam

We get it, some of us have been getting a little too comfortable at home. Perhaps we’re not burning as many calories as we should, the iron is collecting dust and the refrigerator looks more at home in an off-licence. One aspect of our lives that should never be neglected is our skincare. None of […]

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Bamford Grooming Review: The Sports Collection

By Adam

I was reunited with Bamford products after its inclusion within the Gentleman’s Journal Grooming awards where I was one of the judges again this year. It was the Sport Range that took the spotlight, made up of a trio of men’s essentials designed to refresh, re-invigorate and enhance recovery around sport and exercise. The branding for the […]

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MÜHLE Treatment Space

By Rashpal Amrit

In the heart of London The Dapper Chapper team braved the rain to visit a much-loved shaving and grooming brand of ours. MÜHLE has opened up a treatment space in the lower ground floor of their Newburgh Street store in Soho. Seeing all the luxury products on offer really puts you in the mood and is […]

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ADAM Atelier Review

By Adam

This month I visited ADAM, the award-winning barbershop to review and check out what all the fuss is about. They have had locations popping up since 2016 and now boast venues in Mayfair, Canary Wharf, Fitzrovia, City of London and London Bridge, along with the Victoria Atelier where I was invited to try out the […]

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Shiro: Neem Face Mask Review

By Adam

I recently had the pleasure of helping judge the Gentleman’s Journal 2020 Grooming Awards. As with previous years, most of the brands included were staple names of the grooming world but in the Skincare category I was introduced to Neem Face Mask by Shiro which turned out to be the winner in that category (including taking […]

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Acqua di Parma Vaniglia Eau de Parfum Review

By Adam

Acqua di Parma is perhaps our most featured grooming brand and that’s for good reason; they rarely miss the mark. Based on what we’ve sampled from their recent Signatures of the Sun collection, they’ve hit all the right notes again. If you enjoy premium Vanilla-dominant fragrances like Tom Ford Tobacco Vanilla or Jo Malone Vanilla […]

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Get the Look

By Adam

1 Start by gently smoothing the perimeter and surface with gentle blow-drying to remove any evident frizz using a medium round brush 2 Liberally spritz label.m Sea Salt Spray over the surface and proceed to blast with a hairdryer to aid building in texture. This step can then be repeated in which to layer the […]