The Old Fashioned Barber Shop is Back in Popularity

Added January 21, 2020, Under: Men's Health

With beards back in fashion and sharper hair cuts all the rage, barber shops have been springing up in many countries including the UK and USA. The popularity of barber shops took a dive across the USA from 1992 to 2012 before a sudden change in 2013. Now there is a boom.  While state licensing boards make tracking the numbers difficult, the National Association of Barber Boards of America estimate the growth at roughly 10% every couple of years with the art ...


To Shave or Not To Shave, That is the Quandary!

Added July 9, 2019, Under: How To, Men's Health, Skin Conditions

Many men switch between being clean shaven and then growing a beard once more, not being able to make up their minds about which they prefer! It does not really matter because both styles are popular today. If you decide on being clean shaven, we share some tips on how to help you have a clean shave. How to have a clean shave 1. Making sure the skin is wet.  Shaving on dry skin can easily lead to razor burn.  Wetting the skin helps to ...


Fatherhood & The Reasons Why Fathers Stick Around

Added July 5, 2018, Under: Books, Men's Health, Parents

I recently read a very interesting article on fatherhood and how today, fathers are so much more involved in the upbringing of their children right from conception, through pregnancy, labor and of course beyond. And yet, in spite of this, it is the mother who is given all the support and counselling should anything go wrong - while the father is not. After her own child was born, Dr Anna Machin decided to investigate the science behind fatherhood (which took her some ...


Is Male Fertility At Risk?

Added October 19, 2017, Under: Environment, Men's Health

According to research, male fertility rates in the Western world have fallen by over fifty per cent in the past forty years. In actual figures, this decline has gone from an average of 99 million sperm per milliliter to 47 million. Apparently those scientists carrying out the research have been especially concerned because the trend in those figures shows no sign of slowing down. In fact, previous studies suggest that once the sperm count dips below that 40 million mark, those male fertility ...


Our No Nonsense Grooming Aids For Males

Added September 11, 2017, Under: How To, Men's Health

It wasn't too long ago that men did not even think about caring for their skin - they were happy to remain rugged and weatherbeaten! But now this has changed and men are looking for a clearer complexion, a smoother skin and just to look better all round. Healing Natural Oils has a range of products in simple and environmentally-friendly packaging which provide great grooming aids for males - whatever their age. Simply Hair Oil The environment whether indoors or outdoors can be harsh ...


The Chemicals in Fire Retardants could be Affecting Fertility

Added August 31, 2017, Under: Men's Health, Technology, Women's Health

Flame retardant material was first developed decades ago for space clothing for NASA and then became popular in the Vietnam War for flammable materials in the USA helicopters. Unfortunately, the invention went on to being used for many fabrics for items such as sleepwear, undergarments, pillows, bedding, mattresses, upholstery and more. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) pushed for its inclusion in virtually anything that could burn. But at what cost to the people using them? What are flame retardants made with? Some flame retardants ...


Should You Be Concerned About That Daily Shave, Guys?

Added October 21, 2016, Under: Headaches & Migraines, Inflammation, Men's Health, Skin Conditions

Shaving cream, shaving foam or shaving gel is applied to the face, or wherever else hair grows, helping to lubricate the cutting process; swell keratin; and desensitize the skin. Ingredients for these shaving aids commonly consist of an emulsion of oils, soaps or surfactants and water. But shaving cream can contain up to 10 carcinogenic chemicals And they can affect your liver too. We live in a dangerous chemical-ridden world, exposing ourselves to daily toxins. Some are known to contain cancer-causing agents, contribute to hormone imbalance, ...

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How To Keep The Toilet Safely Sparkling!

Added June 29, 2016, Under: How To, Men's Health, Women's Health

Everything we use needs a deep clean from time to time and that includes our toilets. There is probably nothing worse in a neglected home than a filthy, stained water closet. But there is really no need to use toxic, hard-on-the-environment, chemicals to keep yours in pristine condition. Essential oils can save the day! Here is a recipe to make your own natural toilet cleaner To make a good supply of 24 toilet bombs, you will need 1 third cup baking soda – with so ...


Are Beards Good For Your Health?

Added April 4, 2016, Under: Men's Health

Beards have been popular for a few years now and, while there are many fans, there are also some critics too who are convinced that beards are not good for your health but could actually be concealing bacteria. The beard critics There is even a special name for people who fear beards – they are called pogonophobes. Anti-beard people are prone to quoting research carried out in New Mexico, USA, which found traces of enteric bacteria (that is the type of bacteria ...


Hangover or Hungover, Overhang Might Be The Help You Need

Added February 23, 2016, Under: Exercise, Men's Health, Women's Health

Many will manage to drink more than they should and feel the consequences the next morning - even if it is really just once in a blue moon. What are the symptoms of a hangover? You know you have a hangover when you have a headache, nausea, intestinal upset (and perhaps diarrhea), aches in the muscles and joints plus fatigue. This morning I heard a guy talking on the radio here in the UK about a product he has recently introduced on to ...

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