An American Idol: From Stage to Spray

Since being thrust into the spotlight on the fourth season of the former FOX hit show American Idol (which has a re-boot beginning soon on ABC), Constantine Maroulis has been a Broadway mainstay, starring in everything from Rock of Ages (for which he received a...

Why I Despise Man Buns

I’m just going to say what everyone else is thinking. OK, maybe not everyone else, but lots of others. If you’re wearing a “man bun,” just know, that I can’t take you seriously.  I understand the desire for long hair, I really do. I also...

History of Hair Regeneration

Few things are worse for a man, than facing that you might be going bald. Rather than “age gracefully” (and risk looking like Curly from the Three Stooges), some men opt for various methods to regenerate hair. We spoke to Chicago-based trichologist Karen Gordon for a...

18 Adventurous Places to Travel in 2018

Maybe you’ve always wanted to visit a volcano, or ride a bike along Japan’s ancient roads, to a faraway Buddhist temple (and did you know Nepal is considered a “budget” destination?)  Whatever your heart desires, the sky’s the limit, and the time is now. Here...

Looking Sharp: A Guy’s Guide to Ironing

So I’ll admit it. I don’t iron. I never have, and I likely never will. As a stylist, I’m no stranger to a steamer. But, as a woman – I avoid ironing like the plague. Guys don’t get that luxury.  I can buy things that...

Stick To It

The New Year can determine whether you make it or break it. Literally. Especially when it comes to those New Year’s Resolutions.  And whether yours is related to body, mind or money, chances are, you won’t succeed unless you go the extra mile. According to...

Where To Find the Best NYE Parties

The countdown is on! If you’re looking for a place to clink your glass and toast to the year ahead, look no further than this list. We’ve got you covered, from coast-to-coast. Los Angeles Skybar at The Mondrian invites you to join Los Angeles’s stylish party crowd...

A History of Hairstyle Names

When you go into the barber shop, and they give you a side part with a slight pouf on top, ever wonder what that’s actually called, and where the style originated? Well, wonder no more! Some styles are still in rotation (the buzz cut), while others,...

5 Ways to Shred Fat

Dad Bod. A term so frequently used, it was added to the Urban Dictionary. (Read: Noun, a male physique that is relatively slim but not lean or toned.) While we’re not here to poke fun at the un-buffed, we are all about bettering ourselves here...