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Image by Anthea and Lyndon Film and Photography via Modern Canberra WeddingGrooms, scrub up well for your wedding (an unforgettable event – so you want to look your absolute best!) by taking into account our best grooming tips below!Manage your manes – It’s always good to freshen your hair and facial hair before your big day. Go

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Image by Nicolle Versteeg Photography via Kate & Mike’s Relaxed Western Australian WeddingIf you are knee-deep in helping your soon-to-be wife with all the wedding preparations, you will not need another reminder that it’s going to be a momentous occasion and a milestone in your life. Amidst the flurry of activities, grooms can often overlook their own styling

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The importance of getting into a daily skincare routine is often overlooked by men because many of them don’t consider their skin a top priority. Now is the time to understand that in order to look your best, you must feel your best!Besides the given of making sure you drink plenty of water and get enough

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Image by Jumbo TsuiSomething that’s been getting a lot of love recently is the Wet Shave. The Wet Shave either uses a double edge safety razor or straight razor, a shaving brush and a traditional cream or soap. It has been around for years now – your grandfather (and even father) may have used this

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I was recently asked by Ms Polka Dot to review the range of skincare from LQD Skincare. Australian owned and made, this brand has a range of five products- a face scrub, a shave cream, two face moisturisers (one calming and one hydrating) and a face wash. The range is full of antioxidants, anti-irritants and

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Image by Kirralee Ashworth from Katy and Ty’s Urban Industrial Style Wedding.We all want to look our absolute best on our big day and for some, toning up and getting fit for the wedding might be a priority. We asked exercise physiologist Dan Sutherland of Queensland’s celebrated health and performance centre The Results Room for his

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Are you a quiffer? Or a short and textured? Or a dapper?No matter what hair style is ‘in fashion’, Jack the Snipper’s Original Styling Creme is bringing that old school style back to life.The classic creme is easy to apply to wet or dry hair, and it can hold a sleek corporate style or a

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Leather shaving bag from jboriginal Natural deodorant from deodorantshop   Hygiene Tool Box from SamsNatural   Herbal shave soap from TheBumbleBeeStudio Beard and skin care from WildRoseHerbs  Shaving set from DirtyDeedsSoaps Natural hair pomade from SamsNatural  Sandalwood shaving soap from SmithFamilySoapworks Hand products from SamsNatural   Pre shave oil from BeehiveAlchemy  Unscented body balm from TerraViam 

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We were delighted to be introduced recently to the Geo F Trumper range for men by online retailer Men’s Biz and I asked Papa Polka and Mr Polka to test out the products for me. Let’s establish straight off the bat that I had to write the review because they both claimed to be horrid

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What better place than to update you on the best new products in Australian men’s skincare, then on Polka Dot Groom? Here’s our favourite new products we’ve discovered for July!Clinique Skin Supplies for Men Dark Spot Corrector RRP $92 In stores August 12thClinique’s latest offering n their “Skin Supplies For Men” is this nifty little

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Image from Billy Button Photography, Makeup artist Amy ChanAs a makeup artist a lot of grooms are asking me for beauty tips for their big day as well. My thought? Well, it’s your day too, so they’re allowed to be a bit metro, just for a day! In order to look your best for your

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Originally posted on Polka Dot Bride February 18th, 2009Today Polka Dot Bride is joined by two of my favourite male skincare experts, Chris and Rick from Australian male grooming store Himage! today the boys share their top tips for keeping the groom looking good.Tell me about yourself? We are Chris and Rick from Himage, an online

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Originally posted on Polka Dot Bride September 28th 2008Yesterday we showcased ideas to spoil the bride, today- its tips to spoil the groom! Whether you choose to spoil yourself or leave this page open for your bride to be, there are plenty of ways to spoil yourself on your wedding day.The International Beer Shop has

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Originally posted on Polka Dot Bride September 25th 2008The boys from Himage are back with their favourite products to groom the Groom! (Check out their advice here) These are products designed especially for mens’ skin and are designed to help you look fantastic without too much fuss!CLEANSE:Murad Refreshing Cleanser (AUD 48.00)This foaming wash super cleans

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