CATEGORY: GROOMING

THE GROOMING GUIDE TO NO SHAVE NOVEMBER

No Shave November has taken the world by storm, raising awareness for cancer and encouraging us to embrace the hair that we are able to grow. Growing a beard, genetics allowing, is something you should try at least once in your life, and what better time than during this national holiday? It may sound as simple as… read more

HOW TO SEW A BUTTON: A STEP-BY-STEP VIDEO AND GUIDE

Sewing isn’t just a ladies’ game. A true gentleman should know the basics of sewing too. At one point or another, we’ve all had a shirt button fall off or found our jacket missing a button. Instead of accepting a loss on your favorite shirt or jacket, our step-by-step guide will show you how to fix… read more

HOW TO SHINE YOUR SHOES: A STEP BY STEP VIDEO AND GUIDE

Though there are many low maintenance shoe options on the market today (such as rubber soles and faux leather), there’s still nothing quite like a well made pair of leather dress shoes. Quality leather not only looks better, but can also last a lifetime when cared for properly. A key component of caring for leather… read more

PRODUCT REVIEW: BEARD CARE, MUSTACHE WAX & MORE FROM BATH SABBATH

Based in Glendora, California, Bath Sabbath is a quickly growing Etsy shop that describes itself as “Heavy Metal Bath and Body.” This men’s and unisex body care brand carries hand-crafted products inspired by metal music and Norse mythology. Shop owner and operator Virginia Giordano was nice enough to send the GentleManual a sampling of Bath… read more

SHE WANTS A METRO: A GUIDE TO MANSCAPING

Ever hear a woman make the notorious comment, “why do all the good ones have to be gay?” Ouch. We get it, you’ve got style – but there are a few things you can do to make a lasting impression and grab her attention. Like a washing a classic car, we’re starting form the top… read more

WHAT STYLE OF FACIAL HAIR FITS YOU?

Another extension of style that is often over looked is your scruffy mug. Sporting some beefy chops or an artistic mustache may be the one add-on that transcends your look into something special. Unfortunately, facial hair isn’t for every man. You have to take a lot of natural factors into consideration when choosing to commit… read more

MANSCAPING MONDAYS: ISSEY MIYAKE COLOGNE

The Gentlemanual is bringing you a cologne for this first edition of Manscaping Mondays, and it is as delightful and divine as a puff pastry. It’s “L’eau D’Issey Pour Homme” by Issey Miyake. Miyake is a Japanese designer who has been a major player in the fashion industry for decades. He’s known for making unique… read more

MEN OF MOVEMBER: THE MUSTACHIOED MEN OF TIES.COM

Vote for Your Favorite Ties.com Mustachioed Man The Ties.com team is dedicated to lots of things. Work, life, play, and in the month of November, we are dedicated to honoring the month by growing out our best ‘stache. As men of great pride and honor, we are turning this homage into a bit of friendly… read more

MAN STINK: 8 CLASSIC COLOGNES THAT CHANGED THE WAY MEN SMELL

Fragrances for men are a staple of a well put together man since the days of old. It has been instilled in men that a woman can’t resist a gentleman that smells good, but this has changed drastically over the years. For many, there’s an era of men’s colognes  that changed the playing field forever…. read more

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