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Our eyes are rightly said to be the real windows to our souls. They are indeed vital to a healthy existence. Never take your eyes and any issues associated with your eyes lightly. You must religiously follow these simple tips for ensuring that your eyes are healthy even when you are in your old age.

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Opt for a Comprehensive Dilated Eye Check-Up

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Many of you simply ignore your eyes thinking that you have a perfect vision, but you should visit a professional eye care facility for a comprehensive dilated eye check-up. This would be the best way of ruling out any issues with your eyes. There are several common vision issues like, diabetic eye disease, age-associated macular degeneration, and glaucoma etc. that often go unnoticed as there are no warning signs. The best way of detecting these issues in their initial stages is by going through the dilated eye examination.

Find Out Eye Health History of Your Family

Find out from your other family members if there is any clinical history associated with their eyes. It is quite essential for everybody to know if anybody in the family had been suffering from any serious eye disease as many such issues could be hereditary. This would be really helpful in determining if you seem to be at a higher risk of getting an eye issue.

Eat Healthy Food for Eye Protection

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Many of you know that eating carrots would be great for your eyes. However, the fact is, you must eat a nutritious diet that comprises lots of fresh vegetables and fruits, especially, leafy greens such as kale, spinach, or even collard greens. Your eyes would stay healthy and in perfect condition if you consume fish such as tuna, salmon, and halibut that is rich in omega-3 fatty acids.

Maintain Your Weight

Maintain ideal body weight as obesity could increase the risk of acquiring diabetes or some other serious systemic conditions like glaucoma and even diabetic eye disease that could result in vision loss. If it is increasingly getting difficult for you to attain and maintain an ideal weight, you must seek a doctor’s advice. 

Keep Your Hands and Of Course Contact Lenses Scrupulously Clean

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Always keep your hands scrupulously clean. Your contact lenses must be cleaned as frequently as possible. It can help avoid infections. Keep washing your hands and wash the contact lenses thoroughly. It is best to keep your contact lenses disinfected.

Practicing Safety at the Workplace Is Of Utmost Importance

You must work in a safe and germ-free environment. You must ensure that you are wearing protective eyewear if your job necessitates that for safety purposes. Moreover, do not ever be callous about your eye safety and protection. Wear protective gear and eyewear to provide ample protection to your eyes. Always remember your eyes are pretty precious to you and so you must take excellent care of them.

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Life, as a man, isn’t easy.

Almost all books and resources on the Internet talk about the hardships of a woman, but people don’t talk about the difficulties that men face as they go through life. Whether it is about earning a livelihood or attracting women, things are never easy for men.

The good news is that there are a few things that can help men improve the quality of their life; and one of them is reading self-improvement books. Unfortunately, men often tend to become defensive about reading self-improvement books as they are too protective of their egos. But think again, your ego will take you nowhere; so it is best to accept the fact that no one is born perfect. You need to make yourself perfect.

Here is a list of 5 books that will help you get started towards the journey of self-improvement and become the man women dream of:

1. The Four Hour Work Week by Timothy Ferriss

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This one is a must-read for youth that are on the verge of joining their dream jobs and dedicating their lifetime to work. Most of us immerse ourselves in our work to the extent that we forget we have a life of our own. There are things we are passionate about and there are people who need us. We become so engrossed in our work (even though we do not want to) that our job titles become our self-descriptions.

The Four Hour Work Week is a book that helps the youth identify their passion and spend less time doing things they don’t like. Doing so helps you focus things that make you happy.

Alert – It definitely does not talk about how you can earn millions of dollars within a week or month. It encourages you to live life to the fullest and make the most of your youth!

 

2. Whatcha Gonna Do with That Duck?: And Other Provocations by Seth Godin

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Whatcha Gonna Do with That Duck?: And Other Provocations is one the several masterpieces created by Seth Godin and one of the best self-improvement books you can come across. Apart from self-improvement, the book focuses on a number of other areas of improvement. It provides men with a completely new perspective of life that is fresher, more vibrant and packed with possibilities.

In a blog post from Whatcha Gonna Do with That Duck, the author says, “We’re surrounded by people who are busy getting their ducks in a row, waiting for just the right moment. . . Getting your ducks in a row is a fine thing to do. But deciding what you are going to do with that duck is a far more important issue.” This book will be your friend, philosopher and guide and help you venture into the no-comfort zone. It is powerful enough to make you feel the onset of a new age where you can get rid of everything you dislike and own everything you like.

If you are really keen on self-improvement, make sure you read this book.

 

3. The 48 Laws of Power by Robert Greene

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“When you show yourself to the world and display your talents, you naturally stir all kinds of resentment, envy, and other manifestations of insecurity… you cannot spend your life worrying about the petty feelings of others.” – Robert Greene

The 48 Laws of Power talks about power and how people misuse it for their own benefits. We often give in to powerful people and do everything they want us to do, even if we do not support it. This book teaches you to rise above all this and protect yourself from people who may try to belittle you using their power.

The 48 Laws of Power offers a number of life lessons and teaches you how to use power for good. If you think people have been trying to manipulate you and use your skills to their advantage, read this book to empower yourself.

 

4. The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change – Stephen R. Covey

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Do you know why some people are more successful than others? It is because they understand what they want and they know how to achieve it. In ‘The 7 Habits of Highly effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change’, Covey talks about the seven habits that one must adopt to become effective in achieving the goals of life. The book makes an attempt to change our view towards the world and ourselves. However, doing so isn’t easy. You need to try really hard to make things happen the way you want.

If you read the book and apply the learning with true dedication, it can make a real difference to your life. If you have the urge to learn more, this is the perfect book for you. Read the book to empower yourself and the people around you!

 

5. Think and Grow Rich: The Original 1937 Unedited Edition – Napoleon Hill

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Who does not want to be rich? But, being good is even more important. The unedited version of ‘Think and Grow Rich’ is a masterpiece by Napoleon Hill. It talks about becoming rich and other aspects of life such as thinking positive (about life and yourself), not getting flustered even when you do not have enough money, etc.

Try to read the unedited version as the edited one omits important and controversial information. Get the unedited version to understand the true meaning of, ‘Riches can’t always be measured in money!’

Conclusion

There are a number of books on self-improvement, but the above are some of the masterpieces that can change your life for good. Whether or not you are an avid reader, these books are a must-read. So, grab them and rediscover life in a way you never knew before.

 

 

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It was just yesterday that I bought myself a pair of denim jeans and after a few washes it started to wear off and finally within a month, it came down to pieces. You might say that it was the fabric that was of bad quality but I wouldn’t put the entire blame on the fabric. It was my fault too because I couldn’t take care of it and it didn’t last long.

 

Likewise, most of us face day to day problems with our fashionable outfits and undergarments and find it extremely difficult to keep them longer with us. This article puts forward some time-saving, hassle-free and quick tips that can make men’s clothing look younger and durable.

 

 1.Abstain from a lot of washing:

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Like seriously? Not washing would keep my clothes stay longer? This can’t be true! If you’d take a closer look, you’d find that the number of times you wash the clothes, that number of times you put them with the harsh detergents. Detergents are made with harsh chemicals that directly affect the threads of the fabric and loosen them, which results in wear and tear. Whether it is your street fashion or your Gucci shirts or Gucci jacket, all the items will result in the same. So avoid washing them too often.

 

 2.Check pockets before washing:

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My mother always had this issue with us that we never checked out jeans pockets before putting the jeans in the washing machine. As a result, the mechanic was called to get it out and we got a scolding. Once, I forgot my set of Gucci watches in the pocket (it was brand new) and got it spoiled. In addition, these coins or anything that is left behind in the pockets causes constant rubbing against the fabric and tears the fabric faster. So, you must be careful before putting your clothes in for cleaning.

 

3.Get rid of the bobbles:

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Bobbles look very ugly on the clothes. They can make your not so old sweaters or jackets look really old which you obviously don’t want. The saddest part is that once done, they keep coming back and more in number. Hence, you must buy a bobble remover comb for that smooth finish on all your winter wear outfits. Bobble removing combs can also be carried in your Gucci bags or briefcases when you go for a longer duration.

 

4.Fold and Hang theory:

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You must have heard about the Big Bang Theory but have you heard about the Fold and Hang theory? You must have an idea of which clothes are supposed to be hanged while which are to be folded. Clothes with sharp edges like shirts, pants, shorts or t-shirts and even under clothing pieces are supposed to be folded whereas; articles like suits and any kind of winter wear are required to be hanged because the folded marks need to be prevented from the same.

 

5.Sunlight is important for some:

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You might show all your clothes sunlight after washing them. Have you ever seen some colors fading? Well, it can either be because of the detergent or because of the sun rays. The darker clothes lose their color because of the sunlight and that’s why it would be a wiser decision to lay them flat in the shade to prevent fading.

 

With these tips, you can keep your favorite outfits longer with you without being rough or faded. You can now be careful while taking care of the outfits in order to keep them looking as good as new for a longer duration.

As life changing as it might be to travel alone, it is important that you remain cognizant of the fact that there is no one around to watch your back. For this reason, you need to pay more attention to everything around you. Many of the travel tips that I came across before I took my own journey around the world were geared towards families, women, and children. There is nothing wrong with this, in fact, I applaud it, but I also wanted to make sure that men have a handy little traveling list that they could refer to in order to keep safe when they travel alone. There are lists for things that every man needs in their lives, but there aren’t many travel tips made for men. So without further ado, here are 10 safety tips geared towards men who travel alone.

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 1.Purchase Travel Insurance

 

Travel Insurance is beneficial to you if your connecting flight is canceled, or if you lose your valuables at the airport during your flight. It will also come in handy if you happen to injure yourself during your trip, as it will help mitigate the cost of healthcare in a foreign country. No matter the type of unlikely circumstance that life throws your way while you are on a solo trip, having travel insurance in your corner will make it much more bearable.

 

It is very easy for most men to brush things off as unnecessary, but trust me when I say that not getting travel insurance really sucks if it turns out that you need it. Purchasing travel insurance also gives you a chance to learn about any restrictions that you might have while flying. It may also inform you of some of the health and safety risks that the area you are visiting has.

 2.Let People Know Where You Are

It might not sound fun to always keep someone updated on your location, trust me I know. It is very exciting to get lost in another country and go completely off the map, but it isn’t always a safe option. The simple act of letting people know where you are allows you to develop a pattern, and thus your friends and family will already be on alert for your safety if you do not check in with them.

Also, it makes it easier for authorities to track your movements and find you in the event that you go missing (worst case scenario). Needless to say, it is important that when you travel alone, you do not just vanish off the face of the earth (unless that is your intention). Leave some breadcrumbs in your wake so that people can find you if need be, but like I said if you’re traveling to hide then ignore this section.

 3.Don’t Advertise That You’re Traveling Alone

Some men have the natural compulsion to brag, and this compulsion intensifies while they travel. However, it is important that you do not get sucked into the false sense of camaraderie that foreign soil can breed. This is not to say that every beautiful person you meet while you are traveling is your enemy, but it is simply a call for you to be cautious about whom you hang around and what you say to them. Regardless of how you feel about the people that you meet on your journey, do not divulge that you are traveling alone (no matter how beautiful or gorgeous they may be).

Advertising that you are traveling alone puts you at risk and makes you a prime target for criminals and burglars who are looking for easy marks. Have you seen the movie Taken (the original)? If you haven’t, I suggest that you take the time to watch it before you travel. It might sound paranoid, but it will no doubt keep you safer and out of harm’s way.

 4.Know How To Contact The Authorities

I am sure many of you reading this are probably thinking, how is this a manly thing to do? The Alpha Male that lies dormant in most males (in some it’s always on the loose) will be tempted to come out and keep you company when you are traveling alone. It is important to realize that your personal safety is at a much higher risk when you are traveling alone. As such, learning how to properly contact the authorities whenever you are in a different country is an absolute must.

There are those who think they might not need to contact the police or call an ambulance for any reason, and this is probably your Alpha Male talking over you. Requiring assistance when you are in a foreign country is not something that should even remotely bother you. In fact, it is something that you should want to do because it could very well be the determining factor between having a good trip and having a horrible one.

 5.The Fewer The Gadgets, The Better

When you are traveling alone, it is advised that you keep the use of your gadgets to a minimum because it takes away from your situational awareness while simultaneously garnering unwanted attention. Any of these things would be a cause for concern on their own, but together they are truly frightening.

In addition to the points listed above, keeping your gadgets to a minimum allows you to keep better track of them while you are on the go, which reduces the chance of you misplacing something important and expensive. If you want status symbols like watches, make sure that you choose one of the more affordable watches. Same goes for any other product. The cheaper it is the less likely it is to be stolen, and the less you are going to worry about it.

 6.Hide Your Valuables

For some men, it is in our very nature to flaunt whatever we have, but when you are in unfamiliar territory, it is best to keep that to yourself. This is important in everyday life but even more so when you are traveling abroad and you are on foreign soil. As welcoming and hospitable as some countries may be, it is important to always be aware of the fact that you are at a unique disadvantage.

Even before you touch down, you should take the proper steps to secure your bags. Everything from your flight to your stay has the potential to put your valuables at risk. If you are not a local, there will be many things that you are not accustomed to, and this places you in a precarious spot. This is why you should leave the flaunting until you are back on home turf, that way you don’t incentivize anyone to take advantage of you.

 7.Make Use Of A Pocket Dictionary

Traveling is about immersing yourself in a different culture and engaging with the people around you, but sometimes this is hard to do with a language gap. A good way to get around this is to make use of a pocket dictionary (or an app with the same function). This will produce more fruitful social interaction. It will also make the locals more accessible. Trust me, you will not be meeting anyone interesting at a bar or club if you stand around sputtering and being misunderstood all the time.

 8.Don’t Binge Drink

This is the perfect time to bring up this handy safety tip since I just addressed being at a bar or a club. Now, a lot of men enjoy drinking while they are traveling, and I have nothing at all against this. However, it is important that you do not drink to the point where you are clearly drunk because that can be a problem.

Alcohol laws vary from country to country, and in some places, it is a crime to be intoxicated in public. However, this is a minor concern because being put in a cell to sober up is one of the best-case scenarios. The consumption of alcohol (in large enough quantities) leads to impaired mental faculties and impaired motor skills. This limits your response time and makes you prime for victimization.

Being drunk also makes it harder for you to keep your guard up if the need arises. In effect, this makes you a much easier target for thieves and criminals, and many of them will not hesitate to take advantage of you in your inebriated state. It is imperative that you have your wits about you when you are traveling in another country and this is hard to do when you are visibly impaired.

 9.Try To Be Open

There are some men that are naturally aggressive and dominant, and this is a trait that should take a backseat when you are abroad. The last thing you want to do is make people dislike you when you are far from your support network, and the fastest way to make people dislike you is to be abrasive and rude. It is key to your safety that you remain open to new ways of doing things and try to keep a positive outlook at all times.

This allows you to form bonds with the people that you meet, and it will make you much less of a target for burglars and criminals. Blend with the culture of the area, and try not to offend those around you through your ignorance of local customs. Be sure that you are not a pushover, either. Stand your ground, but do so politely.

 10.Know Your Limits

None of the points that have been made above will keep you safe while traveling unless you are mindful of your own limits as an individual. At this point, it is common knowledge that travel of any sort can be fun if you let it be. But you have to be mindful of your surroundings, and make sure that you do not get carried away and blame it on the heat of the moment.

If you have never jumped off a cliff while you are at home, surrounded by people you know, it is not advisable to try and do it when you are off in another country. Try new things when you can, but be sure that there is someone around who may be able to assist you in the event that the worst-case scenario occurs.

Conclusion

Travelling can be fun, and it allows you discover a good deal about new places while simultaneously learning so much about yourself. The benefits of traveling often are at times mitigated by the dangers people face when they travel. Hopefully, this list of tips will help you make the most out of your next trip while simultaneously keeping you safe while exploring.

 

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Everyone needs a selection of clothing and accessories in their wardrobe that will showcase their best features and sense of style. If your goal is to update your style and dress well on a regular basis, you should take some time to understand the clothes that are most ideal for your body type and lifestyle.

Style Inspiration

  • There are different steps that you can take towards identifying your style, including fashion icons that can inspire you.
  • Consider people whose styles you admire and keep them in mind while you shop for clothes and dress.
  • Style goes beyond being trendy or dressing well. It represents your character and involves being able to confidently wear items that you like and want.

Lifestyle

It is important to dress according to your lifestyle. Tailor your style to accommodate the life you have and incorporate in your daily life. Regardless of what your situation may be, you can be stylish without compromising on your comfort.

If you regard clothing as a representation of your unique style and personality, create a wardrobe that is based on your preferences. Start shopping for outfits and focus on finding items that you can easily mix and match.

Be Prepared

  • Preparing your outfits in advance saves time and enables you to carefully pick out the things you wear and create the right impression.
  • Learn how to coordinate different colors and patterns.
  • Invest in quality pieces that will last. These will serve as dependable foundations for the rest of your wardrobe. Items such as shoes should always be high quality because of the wear and tear that they are exposed to.
  • Make sure that everything you buy fits because no matter how expensive or trendy clothing is, it will not look good if it does not fit properly.

Men’s Wedding Bands

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Men usually out a lot of effort into choosing engagement rings but it can be challenging to select their own bands, especially when they are not aware of the options that are available. Your wedding ring is an important purchase and since it will be a key aspect of your life, you should be happy with the choice that you make.  Visit www.mensweddingbands.com.

 

Width

There are various factors to consider when picking a wedding band that may end up being the only jewelry piece that you wear. These factors range from width to detailing. It is essential for the groom to determine how wide the ring should be.

Spare some time to try on as many wedding bands as you can with various widths and decide what suits you best. Wider rings may cost slightly more, depending on the jeweler, because large amounts of metal are required to make them.  Strike a balance between the size of the ring you want and a price that you can afford.

Precious Metals

There is a metal for virtually every budget and there are several options to choose from. Conventional metals that are used for men’s wedding bands include yellow gold, white gold and platinum. Each type of metal has its benefits and can be used to create a stylish, comfortable and durable wedding band.

 

Bio: Bill Williams is a freelance writer who contributes articles to different online sites. He covers a wide range of topics but his areas of focus are men’s fashion among other lifestyle issues. He likes to cook, swim and travel. Visit www.mensweddingbands.com for more information.

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Whether you set your foot once a year or probably are on the move throughout the year, traveling is one thing that every person likes to do. A traveler takes out time to sneak out the smallest weekend trips to the summer vacations that can be spent in exploring the different cultures of the world.

 

All you need to do is pick up your rucksack and leave to a destination lesser traveled and make memories by writing your experiences as journals.

 

Apart from just traveling and sightseeing, there are a lot of things that travel maniacs love to indulge in. If you truly are in love with traveling, these are the things that you must be doing while on your trips- both big or small.

 

Go down the less traveled road

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We all love to stay in our comfort zones while traveling newer places but an avid traveler would go down the less traveled spots to find something new that was missed out on the last time. For the first timers, you must explore places that look like they don’t get visited because they are places which help you make memories. Ask the locals, get lost and find new paths while finding destinations.

 

Opt for public transport

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Avaricious travelers believe in getting in touch with the destination’s depth by traveling in the public transports. It is one way in which you can explore the deepest lanes and spots you might not find otherwise. Trams and buses are especially the ones which help you get the grasp of the locality.

 

Collect souvenirs on the go

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What is traveling when you don’t collect memories to look back at? Well, souvenirs are the best way to keep the memories intact whenever you want to go back in time to find out what you did last summer. Pick them up from the locals, stores (not gift stores), and other places to bring the culture with them. Make sure you choose things that talk about the destination quite well. My brother went on a vacation to Miami beach when he bought me a hat and a pair of men’s swimwear as souvenirs. You too can pick up gifts for your loved ones.

 

Documentation is necessary

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We’re not asking you click selfies while doing anything and everything while traveling. Well, you can take selfies but capture the destination and document what you feel out there is important. Make a journal and put down your experiences with photos to show them to your family and friends. If you do something like this that brings alive the memories, you are truly in love with traveling. Make sure you don’t spend a lot of time on Facebook or Instagram and take note of every small and big detail that surround you.

 

Try local cuisine referred to you by the locals

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Being foodies with a great taste of trying new cuisines, travelers generally opt for food spots which are referred to them local people and not Google. Whether it is a small joint in the corner of the city or the lavish restaurant with big names, try out the delicacies and figure out which served you authentic food. That has to be the former one rather than the biggies set up there.

 

Talk to the locals and learn their language

 

It is quite easy for you to carry a language translator with you to communicate with the local people but it takes guts to start the conversation and learn that language. Nope! We’re not asking you to mug up everything and be as fluent as they are, but you must learn enough that when you come next, you won’t have to refer the translator to communicate with them.

 

Get lost and find your way back

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We know it sounds impossible to get lost with a GPS and all the technologies that man has been bestowed with, but what if you didn’t use it? Getting lost is what every traveler loves because it opens up the opportunities for them to explore places better and also make them learn a lot of things while deciphering their way back. Try it and you wouldn’t want to use maps ever again.

 

Be adventurous

 

Well the above-mentioned things definitely take a lot of guts to fulfill but if you are passionate about traveling, you wouldn’t mind doing any of them. This in respect to being adventurous calls for challenging yourself to indulge in facing your fears. For example, I was scared of heights and then I tried cliff jumping which changed me and now I love falling off from heights because I faced fear. You too should so something adventurous.

Do share your travel experiences with us in the comments below.

 

Leaky roofs are among the common reasons why homeowners call contractors. Property owners usually do not have the knowledge or expertise to look for the problems that affect their roofs. While professionals have experience dealing with various roof issues, the sources of leaks are not always easy to spot.

The areas where the water gets into the building are not necessarily linked directly to the source of the problem. This is why contractors need to investigate in order for them to be able to identify the leak’s source correctly and the path along which the water travels. Maintenance programs can help to minimize the occurrence of leaks.

Roofing- Preventing Leaks

Roofing contractors recommend that the roofing system is inspected regularly and maintained by professionals to prevent future problems. Similar to how a car will not run efficient if you never change the oil, you cannot install your roof and forget about it.

 

Roof Inspections

Before inspections are performed, contractors usually observe while on the ground and find out whether there have been extreme weather conditions recently, presence of animals, falling debris, accidents or cable work that may have damaged the roof.

Once you have access to the roof, there are simple and effective ways to locate leaks that can occur in the future. Maintenance can help you notice potential issues that can cause roof damage. Penetrations are one of the main sources of leaks and stop water from flossing naturally off a roof.

Different Sources of Leaks 

  • Chimneys are top leak sources that may have crickets, are improperly counter flashed or require sealing.
  • Water may be trapped behind skylights; flashing may require repair and the skylight may leak.
  • Plumbing vents that have cracked rubber over time, need to be painted or sealed and have damaged pipes are other key sources of leaks.
  • Contractors inform their customers about preventative maintenance and the type of repairs that can help prevent costly issues in the future.

 Choosing Home Decor for your Lifestyle

Decorating a home is all about creating a space the suits your personality and lifestyle. Along with making sure that the appearance of your home fulfills your needs, you also need to consider how the different rooms of your home function according to your lifestyle and what you want to accomplish.

An outgoing personality is usually reflected by vibrant colors while someone who is introverted is likely to prefer a sheltered space with subtle hues. There are no fixed rules pertaining to decor as people are at liberty to experiment with various themes and concepts.

Significance of Colors

Rooms such as children’s bedrooms, bathrooms and kitchen rooms are generally brighter in color. Establishing a formal tone in rooms such as the dining room, living room and home office tends to involve using subdued colors with minimal patterns to achieve tranquility.

 

Inspiration

If you are looking for a unique way to showcase your personality or specific colors to enhance the mood of the room, look through publications that give insight into various aspects of home decor. Websites, decorating magazines, fabric brochures and books are worthwhile resources for inspiring your next project.

 

Bio: Evans Connor has been a professional journalist for more than 5 years. He has worked with different organizations in different parts of the world. He says that one of the greatest lessons in life is to be passionate about your job until it no longer feels like a job. With his ideas on the qualities of a good gutter repair expert, he has helped many homeowners make the right decision. 

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If you are browsing the exquisite handmade diamond rings, it is quite obvious that you are preparing to propose to your beloved. There are many factors to consider while choosing an engagement ring for your life partner. It is understood that a budget would play a crucial role in your final choice but your focus is on choosing something exclusive and exotic for your fiancée. After all, an engagement ring is a true expression of your deep love and unfaltering commitment to your life partner. Here are a few important factors to keep in mind while choosing a handmade diamond engagement ring.

Opt for a Reputable Jeweler

It is vital to identify a renowned jeweler while making your purchase. You need to talk to family and friends and seek their recommendations. You could talk to other recently engaged or married couples and find out from where they had purchased the rings and if it is worthwhile to pay a visit to their jeweler. Moreover, choose a company which is receiving letters to certify the authenticity of their diamonds from the GIA (Gemological Institute of America). Your jeweler must offer diamonds that are evaluated by any certified jewelry institution

Remember It Is Going to Be Time-Consuming

When you are looking for handmade diamond rings, obviously, you are not expecting to buy it and take it back with you the same day. You would need to place an order for customizing the engagement ring. It would take about a month for the ring to be ready as per your unique specifications.

Check Out the 4Cs While Choosing the Diamond

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You must keep in mind the 4Cs while choosing the diamond. The 4Cs include the clarity, cut, carat and color of the diamond. Whatever you choose must be according to your personal preferences. If you are looking for maximum dazzle and overall brilliance, then place emphasis on the cut of the diamond. Moreover, it pays to remember that the symmetry, proportions, and polish could be having a major effect on the overall appearance of the handmade diamond.

Do Ample Research on Settings

Browse the Internet for different setting options. Do ample research online about the diverse settings. After a thorough study, you could choose the right setting for the engagement ring. You could ask your fiancée to try on a few different settings to make sure which one suits her most or which one she would prefer to wear.

Choosing the Band Wisely

While choosing the right band, you could choose from the conventional yellow gold, or white gold, platinum, or opt for the currently in fashion, the rose gold. You may even consider mixing and matching two different kinds of metals to create a unique band. It is all a matter of your choice and preference.

Uniqueness Is Bound to Win

When you are opting for a custom handmade diamond ring, it would actually be designed right from the scratch. You would be providing valuable inputs at every stage of the designing process. You could choose your favorite metal for the band; express your preference for the cut and size of the diamond, the stone itself, the carat, and different elements that go into the making of the handmade diamond engagement ring for your beloved. This would imply that the final product is certainly 100% unique. There would be no other ring that would look just like yours.

Conclusion

Choosing the best handmade diamond engagement ring for your life-partner is an important and critical decision. You just want to ensure that your beloved would find it mind-blowing. Think about the factors mentioned above and you would be on the right track.
Author Bio: Mandy Bular is a jewelry designer who is also an avid blogger and fashion journalist. She contributes to fashion magazines from time to time and writes mostly about jewelry design trends. Her blog posts are pretty helpful as they are quite informative. She offers recommendations about valuable resources such as perigems.com.

 

Hair fall itself is not a problem, but a symptom. When you get hair fall, thinning of hair in patches from head, or just overall thinning, which you cannot control, then you have to understand that there is always an underlying cause. This underlying problem, deep rooted in your body system makes hair fall, and also brings on other apparent and unapparent problems in body.

Hair thinning due to genetics

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The most common hair thinning problem in men, referred to as hereditary baldness, and in women, referred to as Alopecia, is a genetic problem. They are programmed by hereditary traits to get shrinkage in their hair follicles with time. This results in very less space inside follicles to hold a shaft of hair and hair falls off.

To prevent this problem, one can take medicines and supplements which alter chemicals and hormone levels in the body to prevent shrinkage of follicles, and generate new follicles. But such medications and treatment has to be continued for life, or else once stopped baldness will reoccur.

Lifestyle problems

Often lifestyle is a big factor in thinning of hair. As you have irregular sleep and wake up times, have bad food habits and dependency of street food, oily and unhygienic food, and take alcohol and smoke a lot, you can expect problems with not just hair but your entire system. Hair thinning and baldness often comes from these, and also from stress and anxiety arising out of stressed work life, relationships etc.

Serums, creams, vitalizers, are all external factors which can help for the time being, but not as a permanent solution. In some cases none of these works also, and you feel helpless with receding and/or thinning hair line. Platelet-rich plasma from your own body can be used to treat the skin and vitalize for new hair growth. This is the best possible natural solution, and suitable for all.

Liver and skin problems

Hair loss also occurs due to many other body problems like chronic skin conditions, liver diseases etc. In all such cases, the body problem must be treated first to restore a balance. In case of chronic problems which stay for life, the best possible solution is to talk to an expert professional and take medication and treatments as needed.

Medical Reasons

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There are sometimes very deep causes and medical conditions behind the hair loss. There can be some kind of infection or nutrition deficit, radiation related problem and many others, which may lead to hair fall. If you have the slightest feel that some such problem can be the reason as you are facing some debilitating disease or weakness or therapy, then you must talk to your doctor first. Without taking consent of the doctor in such a condition, it’s not safe to go for cosmetic hair treatments. Also many medicines have side effects that cause hair fall. Hence your complete case history needs to be discussed upfront with your doctors to detect the true reason of hair fall. And then you may decide the course of treatment.

Author Bio: Sujain Thomas is a hair fall specialist, and also specializes in multiple studies which relates to cosmetic treatments, skin and hair health etc. In her researches she often uses and buy antibodies to see the reactivity of them in several conditions with skin and hair. She is an excellent person to discuss hair fall problems.

Late Fall through Winter is a great time for a man to grow a beard for the first time. Beginning in November, with No Shave November, many men stop shaving and grow out their beards to support cancer patients who lose their hair due to treatment for their cancer, and to raise awareness of cancer.
Traditionally, men donate the money they would normally spend on shaving supplies to cancer organizations that educate, raise awareness, and support cancer patients. Other men compete for growing the best beard, much like running a relay, with proceeds going to support cancer patients.

Beard Season

Whether you participate or not, beard season begins in November. For some of us it doesn’t end until Spring, when the temperatures get warmer and the wind doesn’t make your face go numb the moment you step foot outside. When the Spring comes, it is time to shave off your Winter beard.
If this is your first time growing a beard, welcome to the club! You are sure to have learned a lot about beard maintenance and the joy of growing and styling a beard. If you are looking at this post, chances are that you are ready to cut your beard off and enjoy the sun.

Where To Begin

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If you have grown a beard, you already know How to Shave. That doesn’t mean you know how to shave off a full beard. This is where it gets interesting for seasonal beard growers. There are several things to consider before you begin shaving.

Beard Shaving Is Tricky

If your whiskers have ever grown too long, you know that your razor will pull the hair, which is unpleasant and painful at time. If it is your first time shaving off a full beard, you are in luck, my friend. This is your guide on how to do it right, with as little irritation as possible, for a smooth finish.

Prep Work Is Important

Why Prep For Your Shave?

The most important part of shaving your beard is the prep work you put into it. If you don’t prep your beard and the skin beneath it, you will have some serious irritation. Your skin is going to be sensitive if you haven’t shaved in a while, so extra precautions will go a long way to preventing additional, unnecessary irritation.

What You Need

First, gather your arsenal. Most of what you will need should already be in your shaving kit. You will need a trimmer or pair of scissors to trim your beard back, some shaving cream, and a shaving brush if you want to really experience the art of shaving. A fresh razor with multiple blades and a trimmer, such as The Great Dane from 99centrazor.com, will also be necessary.

Let The Shaving Begin!

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Step 1: Trim Your Beard

It seems like a waste of time and effort to trim a beard you are going to cut off, but it’s necessary, unless you like your whiskers pulled out and clogging up your razor. If you have a trimmer, trim your beard back as close as you can using the shortest trim guide. If you don’t have a razor, scissors will work, though they can’t cut as close.

Step 2: Lather Up

Soak your brush, if you’re using one, in warm water for several minutes. Use warm water to saturate your beard. Apply the amount of cream you think you will need to the brush and whip your cream into a lather using a shaving mug. Use the brush to apply the lathered cream to your face, liberally. The cream will lubricate the razor, preventing tugging on your hair and your skin and will moisturize your skin.

Step 3: Shave

It will take you longer than normal to shave off your beard. You’re dealing with a lot more hair than normal stubble from daily shaving. Just hold your skin taut with your free hand and take your time. Reapply lather in areas that you need to shave over more than once to prevent irritation.
Once you rinse off, check to make sure you’re smooth. If you’re still not as smooth as you would like or missed a spot or two, lather up and shave again. You may need to shave against the grain to get a closer shave. If your razor has a trimmer on the end of it, use it to trim up your sideburns and rinse your face with warm water and pat dry.

Post Shaving Advice

Once your shave is complete, use an aftershave lotion or balm to moisturize and protect your skin from irritation resulting from the shave. If you choose to not shave off all of your facial hair and go with a goatee or mustache, apply beard conditioner to it in order to keep it soft and the skin beneath in good condition.
Welcome back to feeling the wind and sun on your skin! You have just accomplished the task of shaving off a beard, and if you followed the suggestions in this post, your skin should be soft and not irritated. You will miss your beard, but it won’t be long until November when you can start the process over again.

 

 

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Most people enjoy receiving presents, especially when the gifts are unique, instead of cliché. You can always go for the relatively easier choices, but why not make it more special for your beloved?

In addition to your budget and her preference, you also should consider the occasion when selecting a gift. For some men, answers to questions like the period of time that they have known their partner can matter. The ground rule for selecting the right gift, however, is simple: While a birthday gift should be personal, an anniversary gift can be picked from the expensive label stores.

When it comes to preferences, by now you should be well aware of what your special lady likes. Some women love jewelry, while others are passionate about new cuisines. A lot of women enjoy owning the latest gadgets in town, while some cannot get enough of knitting or handicrafts. With a multitude of preferences to factor in, finding that perfect gift for your wife/girlfriend can take a lot of time. You’ll have to analyze what your partner is inclined towards: a perfectly cooked, romantic meal, a movie-marathon, or a beautiful gold necklace?

Here’s a list of items that can make for useful gifts for your romantic partner:

Pop-Up Photo Strip Box

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Whether it is a Polaroid camera, a camera reel, or digitized snapshots, photography has come a long way since the past century. We have reached a point where we can now capture and print photos instantaneously.

Search old photo albums to pick out some of the best photographs of the two of you. They deserve to be displayed in a special manner. Get creative and arrange for a pop-up photo strip box. This gifting option will work for all occasions.

So, buy or make a special photo strip box for your loved one. The photo box is certainly something that attracts attention to the special moments in your life together. If you’re short of time, you can always buy a ready-made photo strip box and paste the photos in the space provided.

 

Fish Hotel Aquarium

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Numerous people are fond of pets, but are unable to bring them home due to certain reasons. Pet fish can make for a wonderful gift for your pet-loving partner. You can purchase a fish hotel aquarium that can double up as a home décor piece. These ‘fish condos’ are based on modernist concepts of designing, and can be used as standalone pieces, or stacked into towers to house multiple fish.

The fish hotel aquarium is easy to manage structurally and it comes with a detachable outer cover that can also be painted. You can work with your partner to decorate the aquarium for a quirky look. You can even use one to house Siamese fighting fish (betta fish), so that they are unable to see other fish and get agitated.

Huggable Body Pillow

 

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Most of us live stressful lifestyles and have extremely strenuous days, which lead to tired nights. If your special lady is looking for some relaxation and peaceful sleep, a soft, soothing body pillow is the perfect pampering present you can give her. At the end of a long day, she can hold on to it for comfort and rest.

Buy one that is made of plush fleece with an organic wheat insert and an anti-hypoallergenic cover. This material keeps the pillow in shape even when a person twists and turns it when sleeping.

This long pillow is famous for its orthopedic benefits in the Eastern and the Western cultures. The Japanese have introduced several cover designs that are inspired by anime culture, including the genji body pillow. Search for these covers online and pick one that works well with your partner’s choice.

 

Infuser Water Bottle

 

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Wishing for your partner’s good health is certainly among the top gifting themes. Bearing this in mind, you can buy her an infuser water bottle that helps her stay hydrated throughout the day. Studies have shown that drinking infused water encourages people to stay hydrated. One can include fresh produce like cucumbers that are full of antioxidants, vitamin K and electrolytes to make water healthier.

With a fruit infuser bottle, your partner can refill the water multiple times and the flavor of the fruits and herbs will be intact. This gift is undeniably worth the investment towards her health!

 

 

A Pair of Alpaca Wool

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Planning to go all out on her gift this year? Consider getting her a pair of Alpaca mittens. They are great for women who live in cold climates and like to keep their fingers warm in mittens when indulging in daily activities like reading a book, using her phone, and the like.

Gloves made from Alpaca and sheep’s wool are extremely soft on the skin and light on the hands. Invest in a pair which is handmade and feature a mitten flap that can be opened or closed. Take things a notch higher and buy her a matching hat and scarf to add to her kitty. She’ll definitely be showing off the whole ensemble and thanking you in no time.

To Summarize

Pampering your special woman with outstanding gifts on a special occasion is always a great idea. The challenge lies in selecting the best from a long list of options. Going with your instinct may not work in your favor all the time. That’s why spend some time and think through your choices before investing in any of them.

As much as we’re fascinated by smartwatches and their ever-increasing influence on technology and fashion, we still believe in the traditional wristwatch as a punctuation mark of men’s style. In fact, watches are less and less about being simple instruments of timekeeping and have increasingly become a statement of quality and individualism.

Here are just a few we thought you might like :

1.Bulova Precisionist 96B158

 

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If you’re man who desires utter precision and accuracy on time, then Bulova Men’s 96B158 Precisionist Leather Strap Watch is the watch for you. It has smooth Japanese quartz, with perpetually running second hand. It has a  classically beautiful appearancel; grey dial with white markers and hands, a date window at the 3 o’clock location, flat mineral crystal protected window, and a stainless steel case. It also has an attached durable buckle clasped, black leather. This timepiece is said to be water resistant down to 99 feet, enduring small splashes but not submersion. Costs around $300.00.

2.Seiko SSC013

 

 

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A great looking watch that looks expensive but supplied at a great price.The SSC013 is a real eye-catcher. The white face provides a striking contrast to the dark slide-rule bezel and the fine brown leather band, which fits very comfortably on your wrist. It also includes an alarm chronograph and date window, stainless steel case which is water-resistant up to 100m/330ft/10ATM, fold-over claps with push button release, luminescent dials. Costs around $250.00

3.Citizen Eco-Drive Perpetual Calendar

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Equal parts classic and technologically advanced, this Japanese chronograph has both daring rose gold style and movement that’s powered by the sun with no battery required. It has a 1/20 second chronometer function, dual time zones, and a perpetual calendar which means you’ll never have to manually set it. The fact that it makes you look like a wealthy pilot is just icing on the cake. Costs About $283.00.

4. Swiss Army 241519 Men’s Infantry Brown Dial Brown Leather Strap Swiss Automatic Watch

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Swiss Army 241519 men’s Infantry brown dial brown leather strap Swiss automatic watch is offered, in a gunmetal ion plated solid stainless steel case. This model is made in dimensions of 38mm across and 11mm high. This watch has a fixed bezel and a textured push/pull main crown. Swiss Army 241519 is equipped with a brown genuine leather strap. Securing the strap is a pin buckle clasp made in stainless steel. Costs around $300.00

5. Accurist Men’s Chronograph Brown Leather Watch 

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Accurist is another brand that should be familiar to those “in-the-know” about watches. Headquartered in West Hamstead, London a British brand with watches now produced in the classic tradition,  Oozing with manly appeal and equipped with a choreographers precision dial with GMT window, the Sub Quartz is every bit a man’s watch. The $499 price tag gets you a  sunburst dial and a classic brown leather strap as well.

When men say they need space, some mean it quite literally so and this is where the concept of “man cave” comes in. Men need their own safe space in order for them to have some quality time alone or with their friends. It’s both for personal and entertainment purposes—a place where they could unwind, be themselves, regulate their emotions and thoughts, as well as focus on their interests such as hobbies, games, drinks, movies, and so on.

We have the top 6 most common types of man cave there are: bar, game room, entertainment room, workout room, work room, and the lounge and library. The thing about these is that man cave décor need not be expensive at all. So long as you have the allotted space for it, you can come up with different creative ideas on how you can personalize that area to make it your own space—starting with our top suggestions for affordable décor and items that you can buy to make it more legit.

The Bar

Having a bar room is one of the most common types of man cave there is. For the most part, bars are where men usually hang out and let loose after a long day’s work or simply just to chill and relax. Having a bar room for a man cave or a bar inside a man cave could be a great way for men to relax and unwind while having a sip of their favorite drinks. Click here to check out man cave lighting to add to your bar. 

Spirited Wisdom Rocks Glasses

Add some scholarly character to your bar using this 4-piece set of 13.5 oz glasses. Each glass features one famous quotes from prominent personalities including Benjamin Franklin, Hunter S. Thompson, Charles Eames, and Picasso.

Copper Bar Set

This sleek and dapper-looking bar set is all you need to mix your favorite concoctions. It features a cocktail shaker, double jigger, strainer, and ice tongs. Its copper-plated make could instantly transform your casual bar into a gentleman’s lounge.

Ultimate Cocktail Mixing Kit

There’s nothing more ultimate than this ultimate cocktail mixing kit. From mojito to long island, you can easily mix and drink the night away with cocktail instructional manuals, as well as several necessities in creating and serving different kinds of cocktails.

UKEG 64 Oz

This mini keg, which comes in the size of a half-gallon growler, is a great item to have in your bar for those casual nights with beer and lots of fun with your friends. It’s made of stainless steel, has a brass handle, and also has a CO2 regulator cap with a customizable tap handle and gauge.

Homemade Gin Kit

Want to make your own gin concoction? This homemade gin kit is just what you need for nights that you want to experiment. It comes with two 375ml glass bottles, stainless steel strainer, funnel, as well as 1 tin of juniper berries, and 1 tin of a “secret” botanical blend.

The Game Room

Even when boys grow up to be men, they still want to play around with their kind of grown-up toys from time to time—hence the need for a game room. Game nights perfect during weekends and days off where you can just gather up your friends for a night of fun, games, and laughter.

PPK Rubber Band Gun

Shooting elastic rubber bands never looked this good. You can use this wooden gun to fire up 5 rubber bands and can shoot it up to 20 feet. It’s very easy to use and load, and you also get to have 50 bands included.

Hathaway Maverick Table Tennis & Pool Table

Who could say no to a convertible table tennis and pool table in one? This table has a 7 ft. playing surface and if you’re feeling a game of pool or something more physical like table tennis, you can easily do so with this versatile piece. It also comes with all the accessories you’ll need to properly play billiards and table tennis.

Cards Against Humanity

If you just want to play a game that’s nonsensical and non-strategic but ultimately fun and interesting, then Cards Against Humanity is your game. It comes with 550 cards (460 white cards & 90 black cards) and all there is to it is when a player asks using a black card, everyone else will answer with their funniest white card.

Sega Genesis Classic Game Console 2016

Looking for some throwback games that remind you of your childhood? The Sega Genesis Classic Game Console is perfect for grown-up men missing their favorite video games such as Mortal Kombat and 79 other classic games.

TG Dart Game Set With 6 Darts & Board

A game of darts is always a perfect way to relax and have fun while having good conversation with your friends. This dart set includes an 18”x1” Paper Wound Dart Boards and 6 17g brass darts. You can play two games in one: classic 20-point darts and target bulls-eye game.

The Entertainment Room

Music, movies, TV series, and whatnot—the entertainment room is another great idea for a man cave where they could just sit back and relax listening to their favorite artists or watching their favorite movies and most anticipated shows.

Projector

Instead of buying a wide screen television, having a projector gives more of a cinematic feel and it costs way cheaper as well. It’s like a diy movie house inside your house and with this Crenova LED projector, it’ll surely feel like one. You can connect to a laptop, iPad, or even mobile phone in order to watch movies and shows. It can also support up to 1080P HD so you have nothing to worry about the quality of what you’re watching.

Home Theater System

Having an entertainment room would not be complete without a high quality theater system. This Sony home theater system includes two 50-watt front speakers, two 50-watt surround sound speakers, 50-watt center speaker, and 50-watt subwoofer. You’ll surely have the best time listening to your favorite tunes and watching your favorite shows and movies

The Bow Tie Print

Including little décor pieces such as this bow tie print to your man cave can add more charm to the overall vibe of the place. You can hang this on the wall and have a more vintage appeal to your beloved space.

Roxant Pulse Strobe Light

Want a little crazy fun within the confines of your own space? Feel like you’re in a rave with this pulse strobe light that has 108 bright LED lights, which are also sound activated. You can use this for some wild fun and it can also double as deterrent for pests in your house.

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Your music collection would not be complete without the presence of the king himself. Featuring Elvis Presley’s greatest hits between 1956-57, this Gold Records album is suitable for a chill night with some whiskey on your hand.

New Black Keyboard Area Rug

Complete your entertainment/music room with this cool and cheap Keyboard rug that you can place at the entrance. This affordable rug would surely add more character and it’s a great way to make your space look more personalized as well. It’s machine woven and makes use of olefin yarn with a durable jute backing.

The Workout Room

Not a big fan of gyms? Having your own gym at home can already be classified as a man cave. You can have a gym for a man cave or you can also have a diy gym within your man cave as well.

Marcy MWM-990 Home Gym

When it comes to home gyms, you have to look for versatile equipment that you can use. Perfect example is this Marcy home gym, which you can use for different types of body workout such as chest press arms, vertical butterflies, leg curls, as well as lower body, abs, and tricep exercises.

Gym Equipment and Cushion for Workouts

Safety first! Make sure that your gym area is covered with these black puzzle exercise mats by ProSource. Not only does this protect your flooring if you have gym equipment, but you can also use this when you do conditioning exercises as well.

Heavy Duty Gym Quality Resistance Bands & Pump - Improves Balance

If you’re looking to strengthen your core and improve your balance and posture, then you better get this exercise ball from an online store. The great thing about this is that it also comes with high quality resistance bands and a pump. Use it for various core and back exercises and even for yoga, if that’s your thing.

INSANITY Base Kit - DVD Workout

If you’re all about high intensity workouts that will push you to your very limits, then you could take on the Insanity workout with this complete kit. It includes 10 workout DVDs, as well as free gifts such as the Elite Nutrition Plan, Fitness Guide, Insanity Calendar, and Free Online Support Tools.

NordicTrack T 6.5 S Treadmill

If you’re really focused on completing your gym, then better get a treadmill as high quality as this NordicTrack treadmill. You can digitally adjust the intensity of your workout even up to the point that you can run a marathon, and you can do it right in the comfort of your man cave.

The Work Room

One of men’s favorite hobbies is woodworking. There’s just something so undeniably therapeutic in hard manual labor and actually building pieces of furniture or what have you using their hands—and some machinery and equipment, of course. If you have your man cave located at your garage, then you might as well include a spot for your woodworking there as well. interested in keeping your work room warm. Click here to read about an amazing heating unit that will change the way you work. 

Workbench 

Organize all your tools and make sure that your workspace is clutter-free and functioning smoothly with this garage workbench. This heavy duty workbench is made of steel and it’s so durable that you can put it through even for the heaviest jobs you can come up with. And with its drawers and bottom shelf, you’ll have everything you need well within your reach.

Tool Kit

Every man needs a reliable and complete tool box and this 65-piece Homeowner’s Tool Kit from Stanley is a great (and very cheap) choice. It contains all the tools you need to complete and finish basic diy projects at home. Such tools include a tape rule, hammer, pliers, screwdriver set, among many other essentials.

Single Bevel Compound Miter Saw

If you’re really serious about your woodworking project, then you’ll need a reliable saw such as this Hitachi Miter Saw. It has a 15-amp motor that can surely accommodate even the toughest cutting jobs. It also comes with miter angle and bevel range for more versatility and efficiency for your cutting jobs.

Toolbox Socket Organizer

Organize your socket tools with this ultimate socket organizer. You can easily arrange and organize up to 171 popular socket tools with this board and place it on your tool drawers.

Craftsman 9-33300 Professional Tool Set

This 300-piece professional tool set by Craftsman may as well be considered as the holy grail of tools. It has 168 stamped sockets, 19 drive tools, 53 wrenches, 6 screwdrivers, and 54 specialty tools. What more could you ask for in completing your diy work room right?

The Lounge and Library

If you’re more of the dapper, scholarly, and educated kind of gentleman, then you might prefer transforming your man cave into a sleek lounge and library area with that unmistakable vintage vibe. You can relax and unwind in piece, while reading your favorite book or listening to some classic songs, all while sipping on scotch on the rocks. Not only that, but you can also use this room as your home office space when you just need some peace and quiet to do all your work right in the comfort of your home.

Multimedia Storage Tower

A library area would not be complete without a bookshelf. Not only can you use this as a bookshelf, but you can also place picture frames, DVDs, games, and what have you. It can hold up to 280 DVDs and 426 CDs and all for a very reasonable and cheap price tag. Its dimensions are: 32.4” width x 9.4” depth x 45.4” height. LeisureMod Modern

Lounge Chair & Ottoman

If you’re looking to invest in a piece of furniture that can last you for many years to come then this lounge chair and ottoman would be a great candidate. It features high quality wool fabric upholstery covering 6-inch urethane foam cushions, which are set on molded plywood and balanced on a five-star, die-cast steel base. A classic choice befitting your classic and timeless style.

Bearskin Brown Grizzly Accent Area 

Take your lounge room to the next level by adding bold accents such as this faux fur bearskin shaggy rug. It’s realistic-looking and it’s completely animal friendly as well. You can place it as a focal accent of the room for a more gentleman’s club feel.

L-Shaped Desk

If you have a more modern and minimalistic take on decorating your lounge room, then an L-shaped desk made of wood and glass may be just what you need to complete and personalize it. This table by Whalen is a perfect work table for when you need to really get things done.

Serta Executive Office Chair

Of course, what’s a work table without a professional-looking yet comfortable chair, right? This office chair by Serta is fully cushioned and even has a pillow headrest for added support for when you get too tired and stressed out. It’s also adjustable and provides proper support for your back and lower extremities.

Conclusion

To sum it up, men do need their own safe space just as women need their own spot for themselves. These man cave ideas are very easy to DIY and it doesn’t have to cost much because it’s all a matter of knowing how to find and where to get cheap man cave decoration. And if space is a problem, just do it as other have done so—when in doubt, just transform the garage. Check out more man cave ideas!

Girlfriend gift guide

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With the holidays around the corner, it’s that time of year where you start searching for that special gift your girlfriend will remember forever. Check out the list below for some cute gift ideas your girlfriend will love.

Jewelry

Jewelry is a good way to make this Christmas one to remember. If your girlfriend is anything like mine, love all things sparkly that she can show off to her friends! Check out the list below for some great gift ideas for your girlfriend.

Alex and Ani Bracelet

The Birthstone Alex and Ani Bracelet is a great gift for your girlfriend. This bracelet is a beautiful handcrafted brass bangle bracelet with Alex and Ani’s patented expandable wire which promises a perfect fit every time. You have the choice of any month’s birthstone in this amazing custom made bracelet so it’s the perfect gift for any gal.

Swarovski Necklace

A 10k Gold Solitaire Swarovski Zirconia Pendant Necklace is a good choice if your girlfriend loves big sparkly stones! The Swarovski Zirconia pendant is a great diamond substitute. With a 2 carat stone complimented by white gold prongs and chain makes for a perfect gift for your girlfriend this Christmas!

Personalized Necklace

The Personalized Name Plate Necklace is a fantastic choice if you are after a cute, DIY type gift with a personal touch. This necklace is available in Gold, Rose Gold and Silver and you can select chain sizes in 16”, 17.5” and 19” lengths. You can add up to 15 letters so you have plenty of options to tailor your needs.

Mother and Child Initial Necklace

Mother and Child Initial Necklace with Swarovski Birthstone Crystals is a great gift if your girlfriend is a mother! This necklace gives you the option to have your girlfriend’s initials along with her birthstone put on a pendant, along with their child’s initials and birthstone, all in one package. This is a great gift idea for your girlfriend with an added personal touch!

Fashion

Before you panic at the thought of shopping for clothes for your girlfriend, hear me out! This holiday season grants you many cute modern fashion items so fret not, we will cover the newest, latest and greatest trends in fashion now.

Calvin Klein’s Wool Coat

Calvin Klein’s Women’s Single-Breasted Wool-Blend Coat is a big, warm, comfy coat that will keep your girlfriend warm in the winter weather this year. This single-breasted coat is belted at the waist so she can bundle up, hand pockets at the hips and button tabs. Calvin Klein ensures this jacket is top quality so it will look great and last for years to come.

Michael Kors Wallet

If your girlfriend is into designer fashion items, check out Michael Kors Jet Set Around Continental Wallet. This great wallet by Michael Kors features 8 card slots, a coin purse and 2 bill compartments, accented with gold tone. Michael Kors is one of the most popular fashion designers right now so it’s almost an absolute certainty this wallet is the perfect gift for your girlfriend.

Kate Spade Bag

Kate Spade is another huge name in great designer fashion items, the Kate Spade New York Cedar Street Mini Harmony Shoulder Bag is another great gift idea! This cute leather purse comes in 6 different color schemes and features a zip closure to keep her belongings safe and secure. She will love the fact you knew Kate Spade is one of the biggest names in fashion right now.

UGG Women’s Bailey Bow Tall Boots

Did your girlfriend tell you she needs a new pair of boots for Christmas? If so, check out the UGG Women’s Bailey Bow Tall Boots. Constructed with the best quality sheepskin, the Bailey Bow Tall boots are about twice as tall as the conventional Bailey Bow boots so they’re perfect for keeping the elements out.

Scents

Scents and candles can be the way to a girl’s heart or it can get a “eh, it smells okay” so being tactful will spare you an upset girlfriend, trust me, I know. Let’s check out some popular scents to avoid a potential disaster and a return trip to the store.

Bath and Body Works 3-wick Candle

Bath and Body Works is legendary in the way of candles. A 3-wick candle really gets a room smelling nice (I have one going beside me) so with that in mind, let’s check out the Bath and Body Works 3-wick 2016 winter edition candle. Loaded with fragrance oils and an exclusive blend of vegetable wax and wicks that won’t burn out. Bath and Body Works designs their candles so they melt evenly across so they last for days on burning time.

Marc Jacobs Daisy

Picking a perfume that smells good to your girlfriend can be a daunting task but with a blend of grapefruit, vanilla, jasmine and strawberry, Marc Jacobs Daisy perfume is a very popular perfume. I’ve smelled this exact perfume when I went to see my girlfriend at the salon she works at and I should tell you, it smells amazing.

Dolce by Dolce & Gabbana 

Another great perfume to check out is Dolce by Dolce & Gabbana. D&G is one of the most raved over fashion companies in history, their perfumes hold true to the standard they set with their products. With its feminine, clean scent, your girlfriend will absolutely love this upscale perfume. You can’t go wrong when buying designer.

ProFlowers

Pop Quiz, do you know which flower is your girlfriend’s favorite? If Lilies just so happen to be the one, then check out ProFlower’s 25 Count Multi-Colored 100 Blooms of Peruvian Lilies with chocolates. This floral arrangement also includes a great, modern square vase. The flowers are delivered while they’re in bud form and blossom in a few days, allowing them to stay fresh as long as possible.

Fitness

Fitness products are starting to become some of the most popular buys nowadays with emerging fitness trends, If your girlfriend hits the gym or the pavement, check out the list below for some great fitness gift ideas.

Under Armour Women's HeatGear Armour Crop

If you’re familiar with Under Armour’s HeatGear, you know it’s no joke. Check out Under Armour’s Women’s HeatGear Armour Crops. These leggings are great because they’re super light and keep your girlfriend warm when she’s outside. The moisture wicking technology in these pants keeps you warm and dry.

Fitbit Charge 2 Heart Rate + Fitness Wristband

With wearable technology taking the world by storm, Fitbit Charge 2 is a great gift idea for your girlfriend. With the ability to link your smartphone to your Fitbit, you can receive texts, notifications, monitor your heartrate and even your sleeping patterns. I love Fitbit’s because they give you such an insightful look at your health and you can better understand your body, Talk about the perfect gift for body in motion.

Nike Women's Roshe

Does your girlfriend love to run? If she goes through running shoes like they’re going out of style, check out Nike’s Women’s Roshe One Running Shoes. Nike is always a great gift because of the quality of their product, made of lightweight and breathable mesh and rubber, your feet feel weightless but offer protection to your feet, ankles and knees.

Adidas Defender II Duffel Bag

If you’re going to the gym, save yourself the hassle of carrying all your gear in and losing half of it and get a gym bag. If your girlfriend only want’s cute workout gear, pick her up an adidas Defender II Duffel bag. The Defender II comes in about 22 different patterns so you have some choices. It’s a simple and sturdy duffel bag with one huge interior zip up pouch and 2 outer zip up pouches. Your girlfriend will appreciate you for getting her this for a place to stow all her gear.


Entertainment

With the constant development of new technologies, they make a great gift for your girlfriend because they make performing tasks more fun and enjoyable plus it’s really cool! Check the list out below for some creative entertainment ideas for your girlfriend.

Echo Dot 

Though this next idea seems like something straight out of a science fiction movie, the All New Echo Dot is a voice controlled device that can play music, interact with other smart devices in your home, reads you the news, provides information and plays music. The Echo Dot uses far field micro phones to listen to every command, even from across the room. With the right set up, you can even control fans, lights, thermostats and so much more. This is a unique and thoughtful gift idea, look it up and prepare to be wowed.

Me Before You

If your girlfriend is a movie buff, get her a copy of “Me Before You” on DVD and snuggle up on the couch with her. I know it’s a chick flick but I promise it’s worth the watch. My girlfriend made me watch it and it was actually a great movie!

Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear Headphone

Is your girlfriend a music fan? Has she had her earbuds yanked out? Get her a pair of Beats Solo3 Wireless On-Ear Headphones in gold. Beats are awesome because they’re wireless, battery life is 40 hours so they last for days before requiring a charge and you can take calls, talk to Siri and control your music with the on-ear control’s.

Apple iPad Mini 2 with Retina Display

Another great gift idea for your girlfriend is the brand-new Apple iPad mini 2 with Retina Display. This iPad features the new Retina display which shows 3.1 million pixels at a time. This iPad is much smaller and packs more of a punch with 16 GB of memory.

Food and Appliances

One things for certain, everyone loves food. You can’t go wrong getting your girlfriend a delicious gift for Christmas. If she loves to cook and bake, getting an appliance or two is another great gift idea. Let’s look at some amazing food and appliance ideas.

Shari's Berries

Shari’s Berries has a delicious gift box of a dozen Gourmet Dipped Swizzled Strawberries available to share with your girlfriend on Christmas day. This is a great gift because Shari’s Berries individually dips each strawberry in either dark or white chocolate, then they swizzle each berry with even more chocolate. If your girlfriend loves chocolate covered strawberries, look no further

Cravings: Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat

If your girlfriend loves to cook, get her a copy of Cravings: Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat. Authored by professional super model Chrissy Teigen, who is a passionate home cook, gives the reader a fresh outlook on some new recipe’s. Chrissy makes this book a great read with her humor, charm and talents in the kitchen.

KitchenAid

KitchenAid Artisan Series 5-Qt. Stand Mixer is yet another appliance I can personally vouch for, I got my girlfriend one for Christmas last year and she loves it! KitchenAid Artisan Series 5-Qt. Stand Mixer comes in an astounding 42 colors, 15 optional attachments and a head tilt design allows you to stay messy free. This is a great gift idea for your girlfriend.

Magic Bullet NutriBullet

The next gift idea for your girlfriend is another I own personally, The Magic Bullet 12-Piece High-Speed Blender/Mixer System is perfect for making smoothies on the go. With a high torque power base and a 600 watt-motor, protein, veggies and fruits are easily blended. This set comes with the power base, 1 tall cup, 2 short cups, 1 flat blade, 1 emulsifying blade, 2 re-sealable lids, a manual and recipes. This is an amazing product your girlfriend will get use out of every day.

Beauty

All men know how important make up is to their girlfriend’s, figuring out what kind she uses most and getting her some new palettes and beauty products is a fantastic gift idea, check out the list below for some popular beauty items.

Le Beaute 5-in-1 Curling Iron and Wand Set

Does your girlfriend spend hours in front of the mirror, making sure her hair is perfect? If so why don’t you make it a little easier on here and pick her up the Le Beaute 5-in-1 Curling Iron and Wand Set with 5 Interchangeable Tourmaline Ceramic Barrels. The Le Beaute 5-in-1 Curling Iron and Wand set offers her countless new methods for styling her hair and showing off her beauty. With 3 clipped and 2 clipless barrels and rapid heating technology, this is one of the most innovate curling irons on the market today.

Dead Sea Mud Mask

If your girlfriend loves to treat herself, Aria Starr’s Beauty Dead Sea Mud Mask for Face, Acne, Oily Skin & Blackheads is one of the top spa formulas used by professionals but now you can get her that same spa treatment right at home. Aria Starr’s Beauty Dead Sea Mud Mask exfoliates, cleanses and detoxifies deep beneath the skin and helps keep acne and blackheads away.

Kylie Cosmetics Lip Kits

The Koko K Lip Kit by Kylie Cosmetics is a brand new liquid lipstick guarantees her lips will look full and make them pop. The Koko K Lip Kit comes in a .11 fl oz. in a matte finish. Kylie Cosmetics always delivers high quality cosmetics so this is a great gift for your girlfriend.

Too Faced Sweet Peach Eye Shadow

The Too Faced Sweet Peach Eye Shadow Collection Palette is a great gift idea because it offers 18 shades of eyeshadow, has an amazing peach scent and an authentication code on the tin to prove its quality. Some of the featured shades include pinks, corals, bronzes and purples.

Tomboy

If your girlfriend is a bit of a tomboy then you know not just any regular gift will do, check out the list below for a great guide on how to shop for your tomboy.

Mini Stun Gun

Self-defense is a very important skill to have, sometimes you need something to help protect yourself. The VIPERTEK VTS-880 35,000,000 V Mini Stun Gun with a Rechargeable with LED Flashlight is the perfect gift idea for your girlfriend’s self-defense needs. The VIPERTEK VTS-880 is a very formidable weapon to carry with a 35,000,000-volt discharge in a tiny package. Another great perk is the LED flashlight, making this a very versatile, multipurpose weapon.

Xbox One 500GB Console

If your girlfriend is a tomboy, the odds are she loves video games. If you don’t have one already, the 500GB Xbox one is one of the most popular video game consoles on the market right now. The 500GB hard drive allows you to store about 15 games on its internal hard drive at a time. You can also stream Netflix, Amazon Instant Video and thousands of other apps.

Compact Portable Pop-Up Tent

Does your girlfriend love to be outdoors? If you answered yes, then a great gift for her is the Outsunny Compact Portable Pop-Up Tent/Camping Cot with an Air Mattress and cot. Talk about an awesome package all in one. This portable pop up tent and cot is super easy to set up and break down and can even separate into its own tent. This is the perfect gift for a girlfriend who loves the outdoors.

Swagtron T5

If your girlfriend is a bit of a daredevil, consider the SWAGTRON T5 Certified Hoverboard. This electric, self-balancing scooter supports weights of up to 187 lbs, reaches speeds of up to 7 mph and has a range of up to 7 miles. This scooter also has rubber bumpers, a learning mode and 200-watt motor. This is a great gift for the adrenaline junky.

Home

Home is where the heart is. Having all the amenities will make home much more cozy and relaxing. Check out some of these cool items for the home that make great gifts for your girlfriend.

Pop Plus Suitcase, 3 Piece Set

If you’re an adventurous couple, I bet you love to travel. The American Tourister 645901041 Pop Plus Suitcase, 3 Piece Set will give your girlfriend all the space she needs to pack up everything she’ll need to have a great vacation. Getting her this luggage set and a few plane tickets are the ultimate gift ideas!!

Fur Throw Blanket

If your girlfriend is anything like mine, she’s always bundled up with blankets. If you’re going all out and want to treat your girlfriend with a classy blanket, check out the Chanasya Super Soft Fuzzy Sherpa Dark Gray Fur Throw Blanket. This elegant Plush throw is super soft and fuzzy, keeping your girlfriend warm. A great perk is these blankets don’t shed fuzz all over the place so there is an ease of cleaning.

Weekly Planner

With the New Year approaching, an organizer will make a perfect gift for the busy woman in your life. A great little planner like the Orange Circle Studio 17-Month 2017 On-Time Weekly Planner. This beautifully artistic cover with “Be your own kind of beautiful” will keep your girlfriend confident and successful in during the new year.

Dinnerware Set

Having a nice set of dinnerware on your dining table will make your house a home. A great gift idea for your girlfriend Teal Medallion 12-Piece Dinnerware Set to help tie your dining room together. Even if it’s just updating your set, the Teal Medallion 12-Piece Dinnerware set features 4 dinner plates, 4 salad plates and 4 bowls. This set will make your dining room feel more like home.

In Conclusion

In this article, we have covered so many great gift ideas in so many categories for your girlfriend this Christmas. I hope you find the perfect gift for your girlfriend this year and you make it her best Christmas ever!!!

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Check out more ​Christmas gift idea for your girlfriend and get a head start on the perfect Valentines day gifts, as well. 

With the holidays right around the corner, you may be wondering what to get your favorite guy to put a smile on his face or even show him how much you pay attention to the things he likes. If he’s any man at all he does the same for you which is why your wanting to find something special for him in the first place. Well, we’re here to help and below are some helpful subscription boxes for men that may just take care of all gift-shopping your needs in one fail swoop.​

Or if you’re a guy shopping for yourself or another guy friend, this guide is for you, too!

So, get ready and read on as we detail the best subscription boxes for men, the monthly cost, and what you get for each one whether it be food, his favorite spirits of choice, or a good book you’re sure to find something on the list to make him smile and to keep him smiling because it’s a monthly subscription that keeps on giving the whole year through.

The subscription boxes are easy to purchase monthly subscriptions that have a variety of selections that provide variations monthly and can be cancelled at any time should you need to do so.

​Taster’s Club

Does he like Whiskey, Bourbon, or Scotch? Well then Taster’s Club offers a subscription box that’s perfect for him. It will keep the selections coming every month. They have four different monthly subscriptions to choose from and if you join now, new members receive a fine whiskey glass engraved with his initials from October 5th until Christmas Day December 25th, 2016.

Taster's Club is not the only alcohol subscriptions out there, but it is one of the best.​

All members are automatically enrolled in Tasters Club’s Whiskey101 course. Though this complimentary course each month, members are provided with a variety of informative material such as whiskey profiles, tasting notes, how the bottle was produced, and plenty more.

Taster’s Club monthly subscriptions and what they entail are listed below:

Whiskey of the Month Club

Regularly $79/month (Holiday 2016 special: $69/month)

Every month he will get a carefully selected bottle to try with a good mixture of Bourbon, Scotch, Irish, and Japanese whiskey. He is sure to find tasting these exquisite selections an enjoyable a rewarding experience.

Bourbon of the Month Club

Regularly $79/month (Holiday 2016 special: $69/month)

Every month, your bourbon lover will receive a 750ml bottle of carefully selected Bourbon for his and your tasting pleasure. Taster’s Club Bourbons don’t just come from Kentucky folks they are also selected from the finest whiskey makers in California, Colorado, Texas, and New York.

Scotch of the Month Club

Regularly $89/month (Holiday 2016 special: $79/month)

So, Scotch is his spirit of choice? Then he won’t be able to wait to receive a 750ml bottle of Single Malt Scotch, specially selected from one of Scotland’s famous regions like Lowland, Speyside, Highland, Campbeltown, and Islay.

ScotchPro Club

Regularly $200/month (Holiday 2016 special: $186/month)

Members of this exclusive and prestigious club will receive a truly unique and amazing Scotch Whiskey each month. If he is not familiar with Scotch, t hen this monthly subscription may not be for him though. Only the experienced and true Scotch fans will find this club a welcomed surprise.

Gift cards are also available if you’d like to let him choose what club he’d like to enroll in himself. Taster’s Club understands the art of surprise so they never announce ahead of time the next month’s offering and if this is a gift for him they won’t ruin the surprise and will provide you with a welcome certificate as part of the surprise to him.

Dollar Shave Club

Like your guy with a nice 5 o’clock shadow? Or has he let it go just a little bit and is taking after the dudes off Duck Dynasty? No worries either way, because we have one of the best monthly subscription boxes for men for you!

With the Dollar Shave Club, you start off the subscription paying only $1 for the first month then depending on what plan you select to go with you can pay anywhere from $1 to $9 a month after that.

​While there are other really cool shaving-related subscription offers out there, such as 99 Cent Razor, Dollar Shave Club was one of the first and has definitely lead the industry so far.

The plans are flexible so if he doesn’t like his first selection then he can switch it for the next month and the new handle he needs will be shipped free. What a Deal! No commitments either, so you can cancel anytime with no hidden fees, and everything is up front and easy to understand. Also, you can change the frequency of the shipments to every other month if he’s just not shaving as often. Add shaving creams and other additions to his box to make a complete shaving experience he will enjoy. Check out the packages below:

The Humble Twin

  • $1 the first month and $1 every month thereafter
  • Two stainless steel blades
  • 5 cartridges per month
  • The cartridge has a lubricating strip for his face to stay smooth and comfortable… no razor burn please
  • High quality, reliable blades.

The 4X

  • $1 the first month and $6 a month after that.
  • This bad boy has 4 stainless steel blades
  • He gets 4 cartridges per month
  • A 90-degree pivot head gives him full shaving range for those contours you know and love
  • Hey you can use this one too for a shared experience to keep your nooks and crannies smooth as well

The Executive

  • $1 for the first month and $9 a month thereafter
  • Ok this is the big daddy of them all with 6 stainless steel blades of shaving smoothness
  • He gets 4 cartridges a month
  • This one has a special trimmer edge to really get that closeness he sometimes needs.
  • The Executive is a Member Favorite and keeps him close shaved as he and you like.

You can’t go wrong signing up for this subscription and he will thank you time and time again for getting him something that keeps him looking like a million bucks and lets you get a little bit closer every time you want a smooch.

Birchbox

Next on our list of best subscription boxes for men is an offering from the folks over at Birchbox called Birchbox Man. Each month they will delight your guy with a sampling of four different grooming items along with a lifestyle item that is sure to delight.

Pricing: $60 every 3 months or $110 every 6 months

No hassles and a monthly treat that he’s sure to remember and thank you for every chance he gets.

SprezzaBox

Is your guy always on the go and pressed for time but still wants to look good all the time? We think Sprezzabox just might be the right fit for your guy. For $28 a month or $300 for the year (that’s a savings of $3 a month paid out for the year), your guy will get the best 5-6 carefully selected items that will surely keep him looking and feeling good.

Plan Options

  • $28 a month billed every month gets your started
  • $25 a month paid in one installment of $300 keeps it painless and easy

Stylists Selection

Stylists select 5-6 pieces for his box everything from:

  • Ties
  • Socks
  • Pocket squares
  • Grooming products
  • ...and more

These items are guaranteed to be valued at over $100 each month, and it's all his to keep!

In The Mailbox

  • Mailbox delivery every month it’ll be like Christmas all year round
  • Easy cancelation policy as well

Wet Shave Club

Ok we know we already had a best subscription box for men that shave but this truly is a different experience for the guy that likes to do it like the barbers in the days of old. Each month the people over at the Wet Shave Club will deliver hand-picked selections of the best wet shave products on the market to dazzle the man who likes a close and perfect wet shave.

Pricing​

  • $29.99/month.
  • Easy cancellation at any time.

Your First Box Includes

  • Shaving Soap that will feel silky smooth going on with various scents available. 
  • 10 blades from their current selection of high quality blades
  • ​Skin soothing and great smelling aftershave
  • ​A couple other grooming extras just for good measure.

Every month Thereafter:

  • Wet Shave Club will send you a different selection for you to try and enjoy.
  • Each month has a different feel for you to get a taste of the Wet Shave world.

Bespoke Post

A truly unique experience with everything from cigars, candles, shaving, and clothing, you never know what great stuff you might find in the best subscription boxes for men selection. The folks at Bespoke Post promise to deliver a truly unique and varied experience for your monthly pleasure.

Pricing

  • $45/month.
  • Cancel at any time.

​Features

  • Your guy will receive a monthly email with options for that month's box.
  • He can select which box he wants, choose to skip a month, change his decision, or let Bespoke Post automatically select one for him.

Loot Crate

The folks over at Loot Crate have a bunch of boxes for you the geeky side of your man. With a wide selection of Shirts, Compic books, figurines, and everything you can think of for the guy that loves Superheroes to Anime.

Pick a Crate

Plans starting at $13.95 a month up to $44.99 a month with 1 – 6 month plans as well:

  • 4-6 items in every crate
  • Carefully selected items your guy will love
  • T-shirt size selections

Bestowed

The folks at Bestowed have a healthy offering of snacks for $20 a month that will surely sate that munch craving you have without all the unhealthy calories.

In the Box

  • Each month they will send you an assortment of nutritionist approved snacks that will make your tummy full but not make it grow with unnecessary calories.
  • New healthy foods and beverages each month

Mantry

Does your guy love delicious sauces, chocolate, and gourmet BBQ and other food that he would not normally be able to get his hands on well the folks at Mantry got you covered! Every 2 months he can expect a delightful and carefully selected assortment of goodies that will keep him happy and cooking good stuff for you.

$59:

– Gets you 6 perfectly tasty food items to your door every 2 months.

$159:

– Gets you 3 boxes of 6 carefully selected food items for him and yourself to enjoy over a 6-month period

$299:

– Gets you 6 boxes of 6 tasty and perfect food items for you all to enjoy over a 12-month period.

Here's our full review of Mantry, or click the button below to start your subscription now.

Bombfell

If clothing is your guys games then Bombfell has what you need. Stylists will select an assortment of cloths based on the height, weight, and style preferences your guy has then every month their stylists will select and send a full outfit selection for him to keep or send back. You only pay for what you keep. Various pricing options are available.

  • Average price of $89 per item
  • High-end brands including Grayers, Descendant of Thieves, Maker & Company, and 7 Diamonds

Scentbird

Now were talking, something to make him smell good on date night or just around the house Scentbird has your selection of designer colognes that may just want to make you and he stay in the for night.

$14.95 a month gets you:

  • Select your style and scent profile preferences and your designer fragrances will be on their way
  • .27 oz/8ml spray bottle delivered to your door every month until you cancel

MistoBox

Ok so your guy is a coffee drinker and you want to get him something hip and cool for the holidays well MistoBox is your game. Select the strength he prefers, the type of coffee from single origins and expresso to blends, then how many cups you have, lastly your plan either Basic or Deluxe and away it goes from them to your door.

Basic Plan

  • 15.99 a month
  • 24 cups a week of basic goodness

Deluxe Plan

  • 18.99 a month
  • 24 cups a week of variety and coffee greatness

Subscription boxes for men is a unique and perfect way to treat your man with everything he needs for the holidays. It offers a surprise that keeps on giving and he will be thanking you for months and possibly even years to come. Check them all out and pick out the one you think he'll love.

Let us know what you think in the comments below!

Happy Holidays!