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Different types of hair loss in men & women | How to treat hair loss

Different types of hair loss in men & women | How to treat hair loss

Love  is in the hair!  Admit it, we’re all obsessed with our hair. Gender no bar, there’s always a phase in life where your obsession with healthy, shiny locks of hair reaches its peak. It’s also around this time that seeing hair strands on your pillow, floor, comb, hands, or anywhere, can make you scream…

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By Joann Mathews, September 18, 2020
5 Grooming Tips You Need To Live By This Diwali

5 Grooming Tips You Need To Live By This Diwali

Tips, tricks, life hacks and everything in-between. This Diwali, let us have the pleasure of introducing to you 5 essential grooming tips you need to live by. Who doesn’t wish to look his absolute best during the Diwali season? Thanks to careless eating habits, pollution and neglected grooming rituals, the wish doesn’t always get fulfilled….

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By Somya Guglani, October 14, 2019
5 Essential Skin Care Tips For Men This Diwali

5 Essential Skin Care Tips For Men This Diwali

Grooming for women has always been championed, even encouraged. Grooming for men- not so much. Far be it from us to discern whether it’s fair or unfair but men have been told for ages that grooming is only for the fairer sex. Men, all over the world, and especially in India have a reputation for…

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By Somya Guglani, October 5, 2019
Why Should You Actually Shave After Taking A Shower?

Why Should You Actually Shave After Taking A Shower?

We have three words for you- Shit, Shower, Shave. You might think we’re crazy but there’s a perfectly good scientific explanation for this. We know shaving is something you have probably been doing for a while, but this article will provide you with more information than you have ever learned about this grooming practice. Think…

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By Somya Guglani, August 8, 2019
Why Is Charcoal The Magic Ingredient For Your Skin?

Why Is Charcoal The Magic Ingredient For Your Skin?

If you thought that the only use of charcoal was for your barbecue, think again! Charcoal, or more precisely, activated charcoal is very effective in dealing with a number of skin-related issues. In fact, this natural skin care ingredient has been used for hundreds of years as a cleanser and even as a treatment for…

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By Somya Guglani, July 8, 2019
How Is The Single-Blade Razor Better Than The Multi-Blade Razor?

How Is The Single-Blade Razor Better Than The Multi-Blade Razor?

Whether you keep it completely clean or just trim your beard into shape, it’s one of those tasks that men have to tackle at least a few times a week. Especially when you throw in the inconvenient pitfalls of shaving, like nicks and cuts or your girlfriend borrowing your razor for herself, it’s only fair…

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By Somya Guglani, July 1, 2019
Why you should use a non-alcoholic Post-Shave Balm rather than an alcohol-based Aftershave?

Why you should use a non-alcoholic Post-Shave Balm rather than an alcohol-based Aftershave?

Alright, so there are two kinds of products when it comes to post-shave formulas- there are your alcohol-based formulas and then there are alcohol-free ones. All your moisturisers, balms, gels are alcohol-free while your lotions and aftershave-splashes are generally alcohol-based. We understand that it might feel like we’re nit-picking here, but believe us, the distinction…

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By Somya Guglani, June 14, 2019

5 Thoughtful Gifts Your Dad Actually Wants For Father’s Day

Your dad gave you the best of him, time to give it back. Here are 5 gifts that he’ll actually love, and be able to use. And, just to make your Father’s Day even more special, we’ve added a Personalised Sleeve where you get to include a photograph and a nice message for your dad….

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By Somya Guglani, June 7, 2019
Oily Skin? Here’s 5 oily skin remedies to help you through it #AtoZGroomingGuide

Oily Skin? Here’s 5 oily skin remedies to help you through it #AtoZGroomingGuide

Oily skin is what you’re born with so you can’t really get rid of it, but you can maintain it. It is the result of the overproduction of sebum from under the skin’s surface. Sebum is an oily substance made of fats. Before you jump to conclusions, Sebum isn’t all bad because it helps protect…

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By Somya Guglani, April 12, 2019
D for Dry Skin- What is Dry Skin? #AtoZGroomingGuide

D for Dry Skin- What is Dry Skin? #AtoZGroomingGuide

Putting in the simplest of words, dry skin happens when your skin runs out of moisture. If you have a dry skin type, it just means your skin is lacking oil. Dry skin is a natural condition wherein your skin feels cracked, even itchy in some cases. It can happen for a number of reasons,…

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By Somya Guglani, March 22, 2019
6 Best Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas For Men

6 Best Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas For Men

Love is a very special, very personal feeling. What better day than Valentine’s Day to celebrate this feeling, by showering gifts on your loved one(s). You don’t want to wait till the last minute for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift idea for your significant other. A personalised gift is there perfect way to express your…

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By Rajat Mall, January 22, 2019
What beard style would suit your face? Celebrity Edition

What beard style would suit your face? Celebrity Edition

Some people like chocolate, some like vanilla and some even like chocolate on top of vanilla. And then there are some who would go for a banana. From your favourite dessert to how to you like to style your facial hair, everybody likes options. However, narrowing them down to suit your taste and your personality…

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By Rajat Mall, January 5, 2019
Why does tanning make your skin darker? ft. Melanin and UV #AtoZGroomingGuide

Why does tanning make your skin darker? ft. Melanin and UV #AtoZGroomingGuide

Sometimes in life, nothing is more relaxing than soaking in some good old sun. Whether you’re lying down on the golden sands of Anjuna or its a January morning in Delhi and the sun’s rays are tearing apart that chilly fog( smog, lol). It does feel good, doesn’t it? Before we dig in about skin…

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By Rajat Mall, November 20, 2018
K for Keratin- A complete guide to Keratin treatment #AtoZGroomingGuide

K for Keratin- A complete guide to Keratin treatment #AtoZGroomingGuide

Keratin, essentially, is a protein. It is one of the major components in skin, and hair. So, it’s naturally one of the most important nutrients you need. It is also the reason your hair stay straight and shiny. Over the years, the keratin content in your hair depletes substantially, famously due to diet and lifestyle…

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By Somya Guglani, November 19, 2018
J is for Jojoba- Why is it important? #AtoZGroomingGuide

J is for Jojoba- Why is it important? #AtoZGroomingGuide

For all you confused folks out there, it’s pronounced ho-ho-ba. Now that we’ve got that cleared, Jojoba oil is the essential fluid that is extracted from the seed of the Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) plant, native to Southwestern North America. Funny thing, Jojoba oil, despite its name, is actually a liquid (almost) plant wax but we’ll…

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By Somya Guglani, November 15, 2018
I for Ingrown hair- Cause and Prevention #AtoZGroomingGuide

I for Ingrown hair- Cause and Prevention #AtoZGroomingGuide

Ingrown hair is a condition where hair curls back or grows sideways into the skin. The condition is most prevalent among people who have coarse or curly hair. It may or may not be accompanied by an infection of the hair follicle or “razor bumps” which vary in size. While ingrown hair most commonly appears…

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By Rajat Mall, November 15, 2018
E for Essential Oils : Why are they ‘essential’? #A-ZGroomingGuide

E for Essential Oils : Why are they ‘essential’? #A-ZGroomingGuide

Essential oils are highly concentrated volatile plant extracts. An essential oil is “essential” in the sense that it contains the “essence of” the plant’s fragrance—the characteristic fragrance of the plant from which it is derived. Essential oils are obtained through different extraction methods, and the part of the plant we get the essential oil from…

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By Rajat Mall, November 13, 2018
Whiteheads & Blackheads- What are they, what causes them, and how you can treat them #AtoZGroomingGuide

Whiteheads & Blackheads- What are they, what causes them, and how you can treat them #AtoZGroomingGuide

Blackheads are blocked hair follicles (pores) on your skin that are clogged due to dead skin cells and excess oil. These pores are generally referred to as blackheads because the exterior seems dark or just a horrid black. Blackheads are a form of acne, the mild kind. They usually form on the face, but they’re…

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By Somya Guglani, November 13, 2018
What Is The Difference Between Movember And No-Shave November?

What Is The Difference Between Movember And No-Shave November?

The month of November has commenced, beards have started to grow out. No-Shave November and Movember are underway and while both are worthwhile initiatives undertaken to aid men’s health causes all over the world, it would be naïve to assume they are the same. Here is everything you need to know to understand these facial…

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By Somya Guglani, November 6, 2018
What is Movember? Everything you need to know.

What is Movember? Everything you need to know.

Movember is sweeping the nation. Here is quick guide to help you understand the basics of this global campaign.

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By Joann Mathews, November 1, 2017
E(x)foliation: The unsung hero of your skin care routine

E(x)foliation: The unsung hero of your skin care routine

A quick beginner’s guide to men’s exfoliation and why it is an essential part of your grooming routine.

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By Joann Mathews, September 19, 2017
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The Story Behind Affinity Salons

The Story Behind Affinity Salons

From a single salon with just four chairs and six employees to a juggernaut beauty and hair care salon chain. We delved into the story of Affinity Salons and the man behind it all.

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By Joann Mathews, September 6, 2017
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5 Habits To Make You A More Productive Human Being

5 Habits To Make You A More Productive Human Being

Five ways to help you reach for the stars while keeping you grounded.

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By Joann Mathews, July 28, 2017
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Monday Morning Blues

Monday Morning Blues

7:30 a.m. I groan into my pillow as the incessant blaring of my alarm begins.

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By Joann Mathews, July 28, 2017
On-Screen Shaving Awards

On-Screen Shaving Awards

Witness how shaving adds to the flavor of films and cuts deep into the heart of movie lovers.

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By Joann Mathews, July 28, 2017

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