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Lazy Dude's Guide to Healthy Eating

 A guest blog by Peter Minkoff. Yes, we all know how busy and hectic workdays can be, and sometimes you don’t even have the time to eat, let alone eat properly. After an exhausting day, you might be tempted to grab a burger on your way home or just throw that last night’s pizza into the microwave before you head out to work in the morning. The thing is, there is this vicious rumor that eating healthy requires an abundance of time in the kitchen, the time you either don’t have or would rather be spending lying in bed. Well, it’s time to shatter those misconceptions and break the cycle of bad eating habits, and we’re going to show you...

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5 Best Vodkas from All Around the World

 A guest blog by Peter Minkoff.   Clear spirits are some of the best liquor choices at any event. No matter the setting, the music or the crowd, you can’t go wrong with vodka. Why, you might ask? Because vodka is the perfect drink to either enjoy on its own, or infused in a cocktail of complementary tastes – the creative possibilities are endless. This seemingly neutral, refreshing spirit can be mixed with zesty tastes such as lemon or lime, complemented with ice to make an invigorating summer cocktail or it can be infused with warm, sweet liqueurs for those long winter parties. Ultimately, it’s just an amazing drink on its own. So here are the five best vodka brands...

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5 Signs You're a Bespoke Beardsman

A guest blog by Peter Minkoff.   A beard is a way of life. When people ask you why do you spend so much time nurturing and growing your facial hair, you find it hard to give an elaborate enough response with which they can connect. Your beard is who you are, and if they do not inherently understand the importance and allure of having a manly beard, then that is obviously not who they are, or are likely to become. However, if you adopt and perfect the lifestyle of a true beardsman, you can avoid having to answer such questions altogether – when they see you, they will understand what you’re all about. Let’s take a look if you...

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Risu Baltic Blue Shampoo – the Ingredients

This blog post was written by Reetta Kaskela, an ambitious  Bachelor of Beauty and Cosmetics (estenomi) specialized in natural cosmetics. Reetta has done wonderful job as an intern at Risu. During the months of developing a new product we spent a lot of time figuring out which are the best ingredients to include in our Risu Baltic Blue Shampoo. Our main goal was to create an effective and refreshing shampoo, but we also wanted it to be moisturising and conditioning for the hair. Testers after testers we formulated different combinations, and also tried them out by ourselves. A lot of hair washing has been done for the last couple of months, to say the least. But now we have finally...

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The making of a new product - Natural shampoo

For about year now we’ve been researching for a new product - a natural shampoo for men. It is now finished and waiting for CPSR inspection. It's been fun and definitely challenging, but we are now super happy with the results. So this blog post will be about creating a new product, what needs to be taken in consideration when making a natural shampoo. But before that, let’s discuss how to create scents. If you are DIY-type of guy this might be helpful to you as well.   Scents So every now and then we bring new seasonal edition that would complement our collection of beard oil scent group. We want to have challenging recipes that works well together with our...

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