Happy Monday from 18/8 Fine Men’s Salons!

Happy Monday! Don’t miss out on the opportunity to get a FREE UPGRADE to an Executive Haircut! Just check in on Facebook when you come in for your appointment and present the voucher on your phone. Promotion valid until Jan 31st. Share the love with your friends and family! See our locations here: https://www.eighteeneight.com/locations.html Visit [...]

2015-01-03T18:53:14+00:00January 21st, 2013|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Market booms for men’s cosmetics — but don’t call it makeup

Retailers angling to attract men have come up with a variety of skin-care products with creatively masculine names, packaged in cigar boxes and containers mimicking liquor bottles. Like most guys, Eric Lugo wants to look handsome. But he doesn’t want to be caught applying makeup.So the 26-year-old uses skin-care products with names like Kiehl’s Facial [...]

2018-06-13T13:22:14+00:00June 30th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Faith’s predictions regarding “Manity”

What Faith predicted:Manity"Male vanity or ‘manity’ is going mass. Men from every demographic group are realizing they won’t lose their machismo by caring about or improving how they look. Watch for the growth of numerous male institutions once reserved for women, such as Men’s Day Spas and Salons (Malons), offering an extensive selection of relaxation [...]

2015-01-03T18:59:14+00:00June 25th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Men skin-care products you will want to try

Reviewed: Gillette Fusion ProSeries Thermal Facial Scrub, Dove Men+Care Deep Clean, Neutrogena Men Razor Defense Face Scrub, Dermalogica Daily Clean Scrub. For the man deciding to embark on a responsible skin-care regimen (or for the woman deciding on his behalf), the flood of new products to the market over the last year and a half [...]

2015-01-03T19:00:11+00:00June 21st, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Latino men devote more effort to looking good, a new study reports

A new study conducted by Univision has shown that Latino men are spending more effort, time and money when it comes to looking better for themselves and their female counterparts. Surprised? Keep on reading the following article from L.A. Times and find out the reasons for their behavior - The 18/8 Man. Goodbye, metrosexual, and hola, vanidoso. [...]

2018-06-13T13:22:18+00:00June 21st, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Isaiah Mustafa has style beyond Old Spice

The pitchman and ex-football player says he’s a jeans and T-shirt kind of guy. But when it’s time to suit up, he goes for Hugo Boss and Zegna and looks to icon James Bond for fashion pointers. You know Isaiah Mustafa from those wildly popular Old Spice television commercials — a bare-chested, fresh-from-the-shower Adonis who [...]

2018-06-13T13:22:19+00:00June 20th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Review: ‘Mansome’ is as shallow as its subject

Morgan Spurlock’s latest documentary fails to provide any real insights into male vanity. "Mansome,"Morgan Spurlock's documentary examining male vanity and self-image, feels exceedingly random and disorganized, even though it's divided into chapters and keeps a consistency of observers throughout. There's no real center to the film's potentially insightful topic, with Spurlock never zeroing in on [...]

2018-06-13T13:22:22+00:00June 15th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

‘Mansome’: Morgan Spurlock examines men’s self-image, grooming

In ‘Mansome,’ Morgan Spurlock, Jason Bateman, Will Arnett and others talk about men’s image issues. Spurlock even considers (and shaves) his mustache. Morgan Spurlock, the clown prince of documentary filmmaking, has examined fast food (“Super Size Me”) and product placement (“The Greatest Movie Ever Sold”). Now, in the just-released”Mansome,” he turns his attention to the [...]

2018-06-13T13:22:22+00:00June 15th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Men’s grooming and style trends

I’ve posted and will be posting articles on trends in men’s hair/grooming/style. Many of the articles and much of the information should be useful to reference. Some, such as the recent movie/documentary by Morgan Spurlock continues a disturbing trend of pandering and patronizing the male ego. Terms like ‘metrosexual’ may make sense for segmenting a [...]

2015-01-03T19:00:55+00:00June 15th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments