GROOMING
GROOMING: AESOP AND LE LABO

GROOMING: AESOP AND LE LABO

Grooming is all about the experience. Textures and scents are obviously essential but to definitely adopt a product, two other elements have to be considered: how you can seamlessly integrate it to your daily routine and how good you feel afterwards. Aesop and Le Labo, while being two different brands, have reached similar goals making the product...
GROOMING: SANTA MARIA NOVELLA AT MR PORTER

GROOMING: SANTA MARIA NOVELLA AT MR PORTER

Mr Porter just introduced a full range of Santa Maria Novella skincare products to nourish, rejuvenate and exfoliate your face and body. Founded in 1612, the Florence based apothecary became famous for their pot-pourris and their amazing range of colognes. Like most of SMN products, this line is made with natural extracts (papaya, aloe, mimosa, helycrisum,...
GROOMING: BROOKLYN GROOMING

GROOMING: BROOKLYN GROOMING

Grooming is reinventing skincare. Most of the new men’s brands have developed amazing formulas using mostly organic ingredients and limiting chemicals. Brooklyn Grooming is one of them. Created by McKenzie Santiago and Alfredo Ortiz, BG celebrates Brooklyn neighborhoods with 3 scents, Williamsburg (Ho wood, ylang ylang, cedar atlas, cedar virginia), Red Hook (Elemi, bergamot, cardamom, west indies bay) and Fort...
GROOMING: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO LOOK CUTE

GROOMING: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO LOOK CUTE

No matter how efficient the marketing is around a product, I always buy products that, first, are fully adapted to my skin type, second, don’t stink, then easy to apply and of course are good value (more or less). I’ve just discovered these brands during my recent trip to Project Las Vegas, a massive menswear...
GROOMING: MY ROUTINE

GROOMING: MY ROUTINE

First routine: Desert Essence My friends always asked me what is my grooming routine. Moving from Paris to New York City 5 years ago during summertime was a shock: it was hot as hell and humid. The city seemed disgusting and packed with germs. All I wanted was to spray hand sanitizer on everything everywhere....
GROOMING: 12 BLACK SCENTS FOR DOOMSDAY

GROOMING: 12 BLACK SCENTS FOR DOOMSDAY

Apocalypse, recession or just marketing, “black” perfumes have become a big trend since few months whether it’s their design, color, ingredients or overall concept. Citrus, woody, spicy or oriental, 12 elegant and modern perfumes to survive Doomsday.