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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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The Manliest Hobbies for a 30-Year-Old

 A guest blog by Peter Minkoff. Turning 30 is a major event in a man’s life that’s bound to change his frame of mind. His horizons will expand, his interests broaden and his list of daily activities start including a few new things. In most cases, these changes occur due to the arrival of a newborn or a fancy new job, but not always. A great way to become a better man in your 30s is finding a new hobby and doing something utterly masculine – you’ve finally reached the age of your hero James Bond, so why not use it? If you’re looking for manly hobbies that will make you stronger, better and confident, here are suggestions you might...

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The Top 7 Hardest Foods to eat with a Beard

      Well-groomed full beard is something that every man wants to try some point of his life. However, some food combinations don't go along with them. Here are the top 7 hardest foods to eat with beard. Some of them are very popular choices despite the challenge. You will find all the meals on our selection food combinations that you may like.If you have a beard, think it twice before you eat any of these foods. If you cannot help it, then we would advise you to eat them privately. They may be your favorite meals! If you are a true lover, will you risk it in public?    7. Toast & Croissant Either just toast or any toasted...

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