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Hair and Skincare

Image by Marco Marroni PhotographerGood style doesn’t stop with your wardrobe as it extends into grooming to ensure the perfect look on your perfect day. Clothes after all, can only get you so far. Gone are the days when a man could get away with a quick shave and a splash of water to the face to calm the

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Image by Kaitlin Maree Photography via Romantic Greenhouse Wedding InspirationIt might just be me, but it feels like men’s hairstyles are on the march. With the rise in popularity of beer and barber shops and the proliferation of celebrity doos on the red carpet and the playing field, more men seem to take pride in the hair around

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Image Bayly & Moore. Via Melita and Richards Beautiful Art Deco Wedding

Image by Bayly & Moore via Melita and Richards Beautiful Art Deco WeddingWhen it comes to the big day, it’s easy to get weighed down by your outfit.After all, your suit is usually one of the first things on your checklist, and it’s the most difficult thing to sort out with your groomsmen.But there is another multi-faceted

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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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