The first week back from the holidays can be rough, but we guarantee these stories will give you a nice little distraction. We start off the New Year with controversy in the shaving industry, with Gillette suing Dollar Shave Club over infringing on a patent. There’s also a bit of sadness in the industry as well, as we’ve lost one of modern wet shaving’s pioneers.
If you’re looking to clean up your facial hair for 2016, we’ve got two guides that’ll keep your face and neck looking revitalized. And in case your New Year’s resolution is to hit the gym more, we’ve got advice on that, too.
Watch 100 years of male vs. female fashion in a little over 2 minutes. (Details)
Trouble in the shaving industry: Gillette is suing Dollar Shave Club, alleging the startup infringed on a Gilette razor patent. (The Washington Post)
Every winter, beards hit their stride as men seek in them that hybrid of warmth and style. But no need to give in to the trend if you’re clean-shaven – in fact, it may be better for your skin when it’s nippy outside. Here’s why. (GQ)
Different ways of shaving your face for the business world. (Sharpologist)
The first part of our guide to shaving your neck, one of the most troublesome spots for wet shavers. (The Grooming Artist)
If your New Year’s resolution involves losing weight, here’s how to actually stick to a gym routine. (GQ)
R.I.P. Charles Roberts, one of the pioneers of modern wet shaving. (Sharpologist)