Our 3 Favorite Multitasking Grooming Products

You wouldn’t use a shampoo as a face wash or a moisturizer as a hair gel — but maybe you should. “We’ve been programmed to require separate cleansers for face and scalp,” says Jeremy B. Green, a Miami-based dermatologist, but you don’t need a million things in your gym bag or shower. With the right ingredients, a product can work well for hair, face, and body. For example, a …

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Old-School Columbia Gear Gets an Update from America’s Coolest Store

For 15 years now, the absurdly cool New York-based retailer Opening Ceremony has been working with some of the biggest brands in clothing, making subtle (and sometimes not so subtle) tweaks and additions to clothes from Pendleton, Levi’s, Timberland, Vans, Coach, and beyond. And on Thursday, the outdoor gear brand Columbia got added to that venerable list.

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Three Sustainable Clothing Companies That Are (Figuratively) Killing It

The clothing industry in general has, over the years, tended to kinda suck when it comes to its environmental footprint and other societal issues. Obviously working conditions are a biggie, particularly overseas. Thankfully that perception is starting to change in some respects, as brands try to catch up (and cash in) on the whole sustainability thing. 

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A Pomade for That Perfectly Tousled Bed-Head Look

Perfectly tousled hair is harder to attain than it looks. The only way to do it right is to come by it naturally. Creating it artificially requires product — or a day at the beach. But which product? Women have a bevy of “sea salt sprays” to choose from that give great bed head. But unless you can borrow your wife’s or girlfriend’s, it’s pretty much off-limits — most …

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A Superior Aftershave

The popular men’s goods line Owen & Fred has created a functional collection of specialty grooming products that outdo expensive counterparts that feature slick branding. We especially love the start-the-day-off-on-the-right-foot “You Dirty Dog” stamp on its current suite of products: face wash, shave cream, and aftershave moisturizer ($50 for the set at Spring).

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A Dry Shampoo That Doubles as a Styling Wax

Warmer weather means three things: grilling, long runs and rides, and beach days. (And maybe a few extra hangovers.) Something about the salty breeze, the sunshine, and the post-swim dry out makes for a tangled, tousled coif that’s hard for any packaged product to nail.

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