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Welcome to Common Man Grooming

Welcome to Common Man Grooming Buying products to make you look and feel awesome isn't limited to high end, big dollar items.  I created this site to give some advice on how to accomplish looking and feeling like a man, for the everyday common ...

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Whats the Deal with Soap? – Making your products last longer

If you are like me, you have looked for products only to find they seem expensive compared to the amount you are getting.  I was in that boat for a while and it turned me away from buying higher end products that I thought were out of my price ...

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Back and Better than ever

Recently I had to take care of some things in my life and I am finally to the point where I can focus on my awesome website again.  Please stay tuned for more updates and always remember to check out my instagram @commonmangrooming Also, remember ...

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Vetelli Leather Hanging Toiletry Bag

Recently I purchased the Vetelli Hanging Toiletry bag from Amazon.  I was in the market for a new Dopp Kit and I wanted to take it up a notch by getting something that looked a little nicer than what I had.  Price was a factor too, I didn't want ...

Brickell Face Scrub vs. Nivea Face Scrub

It's very easy to get caught up in expensive products because of the allure of having something that seems exotic.  Price point, many times, dictates quality in the minds of consumers.  I like to compare products with brands easily accessible in ...

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Review – Proraso Green

Proraso - Green   I recently tried some Proraso Green shave soap and aftershave and I wanted to tell you a little about it. Proraso was founded in 1908 by Ludivico Martelli.  Over the years, they have developed a solid line of shaving ...

The truth behind the Axe Re-Brand

Axe: Who are they now?   "Find your Magic" When you drop the name "Axe", you may be thinking of a 16-year-old kid spraying on a cloud of obnoxious smelling body spray onto themselves.  This is a perception that Unilever, the makers of Axe ...

Daily Face Routine

My Daily Face Routine   I wanted to touch on what my daily face routine is.  First, I have oily skin, so this is tailored to my skin, yours may differ but the concepts will be similar. With dryer skin, you may find that you may not want a ...

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Keeping it Simple – Nivea Men’s 5 piece kit

Today I want to help you keep it simple. My goal for this site was to help regular guys find products that work and don't empty your wallet at the same time.  One of the best product lines I have found that you can find at most retailers is Nivea ...

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Pro Tip: Shave Soap and Lather

How to use your shave soap This is a quick and easy tutorial on how to use and lather your shave soap to get the best results and to conserve your supply as much as possible. I see people all the time using their giant tubs of soap to work up a ...

Brickell Men’s Sample Box

The rundown I stumbled upon this the other day and I had to pick one up to see what Brickell offers.  A lot of places don't always offer sample kits.  In my experience, you can buy samples individually of products, but the fact they offered a one ...