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The 3 Elements To A Great Moisturizer

The 3 Elements To A Great Moisturizer

You know, all this week I’ve noticed a trend with my clients.  Most of them seemed to feel that their skin produced enough moisture on their faces to not require a face moisturizer.  However, I noticed that almost all of them dealt with sensitive and…DRY skin, after they’ve shaved. Now, there are many reasons for dry skin; genetics, dry climates, environmental pollutants, and even [...]

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Great Shaving IS Great Skincare

Great Shaving IS Great Skincare

For most guys, their daily routines begin with a shave. Whether it’s the decision of a razor or an electric shaver, the fact still remains, the facial hair’s got to go! But how many of you guys realize that on a daily basis you’re removing facial hair from almost half of your face? Now, that’s a BIG deal!  [...]

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Finally A Facial Just For Us

Finally A Facial Just For Us

With the consistently effective performance of our grooming products, Burke Avenue was selected to be one of the first male specific skincare lines to be trusted enough to be the foundation for 3 esthetician designed facials for men. The very first being, the Suit & Tie Gentlemen’s Facial. Meticulously designed with the best and most [...]

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Does Shaving Make Your Skin Darker?

Does Shaving Make Your Skin Darker?

A good shave can reveal a lot. A clean face, the shape of your jaw… and for some darkened skin. If you have noticed darker skin on your face from shaving it isn’t just the lighting… it is indeed a “real thing” that may actually be happening to you! Let’s start with WHY it’s happening: The aggressive nature of shaving, whether it’s with [...]

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Easy Mo’ Trimming With This Trick!

Easy Mo’ Trimming With This Trick!

Guys, I know I’m not alone with the need to trim the lip-line of my mustache every few days. So, I felt I should share a simple trick that I not only use on myself, but on many of my clients called – “the smile technique”. It’s honestly one of the best and easiest ways [...]

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3 Best SPF Moisturizers For Summer

3 Best SPF Moisturizers For Summer

Memorial Day just passed. So it’s just another indication that summertime is just around the corner!  So, besides extra crunches at the gym…what else do you do to prepare for the stretch of summer heat? Prepare your skin. Two items that are a must; a daily moisturizer with SPF (for the day) and Sunblock (for the day to [...]

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Goatee: How wide is too wide?

Goatee: How wide is too wide?

Ever looked at someone sporting a goatee and wonder why it looks like facial hair has taken over nearly half his face? It appears too wide to be a goatee, but it’s not quite a beard, either. This is a prime example of a good goatee gone bad. This is a style that should never [...]

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Avoid Oily Skin By Doing This!

Avoid Oily Skin By Doing This!

It’s interesting how men’s grooming practices can be so different from city to city! In San Francisco, it’s not properly prepping their beard before a shave leading to dry skin and razor burn. Recently in Chicago I noticed that  the most common concern was oily skin. However, the reason for oily skin in this part of [...]

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Double-Down And Use An A/S Balm

Double-Down And Use An A/S Balm

The A/S (aftershave) balm, is just as important to your face a shave cream is to shaving!   Because your face can be dry and irritated from shaving even more so in the winter months, the A/S balm is used to calm, moisturize and heal dry/irritated skin from the aggressive nature of shaving. Aftershave balms help prepare the face [...]

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Winter’s Got Nothing On Handsome!

Winter’s Got Nothing On Handsome!

Hey, winter is cold. And in some places, it’s really cold! So since we have to adjust to the winter weather, and not the other way around, let’s make sure that your grooming regimen can handle this cold and VERY dry time of year! Hair – Conditioners help to replenish the natural oils in your scalp [...]

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