Anti-Inflammatory Superfoods

First came the açaí berry craze, then the fanatical obsession with quinoa, now moringa. Few consumers can correctly pronounce their names (many say keenoah), yet nearly everyone is familiar with the hype surrounding “superfoods”. However, what exactly makes a superfood “super”, and how can superfoods...

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...

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...

Holiday Gifts For Yourself

Holiday season is fast approaching. It's that time of year again when you feel generous and start buying gifts, only to get jealous and wish you had that sweater and bag for yourself. Here at BSG we decided to pull together a list of our...

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,...

A Brief History of Cleanliness

What is the longest time you could go without a shower or a bath? Whether we shower several times a day or once every other day, we all know how important it is to clean up regularly. It keeps the bacteria at bay, and gets...

The History Of the Barber Surgeon

The history of the Barber Surgeon’s Guild is rooted in a rich heritage of healing that dates back to the dark ages. For centuries societies relied on barber surgeons to provide the care and treatments that physicians wouldn’t. First recognized around 1000 A.D., barber surgeons...