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A journalist for 20 years, and a man for longer, Richard Hughes would never, ever use canned shaving foam. But waxing? well that's another story.

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So you want to look (and smell) like James Bond

Richard Hughes Setting aside the killing, boozing and womanising, the super spy is a grooming role model.

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So you want to be a knight, brave sir?

Kryal Castle knight Phillip Leitch.

Richard Hughes Knighthood is clearly now a thing, so how do you go about looking like one?

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Are Aussie haircuts any good?


Richard Hughes Globetrotting 'Nomad Barber' gives his assessment of Australian skills.

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Is it OK for men to have 'work' done?

Shane Warne

Richard Hughes What's accepted for women remains a touchy subject for blokes. Why?

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The man bun: cool or fool?

Colin Farrell

Richard Hughes If it's good enough for actors Colin Farrell and Chris Hemsworth, how about you?

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Reflecting on a close shave


Richard Hughes I finally got around to screwing the shaving mirror into the wall the other day and it's changed my life.

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Stop hammering your nails


Richard Hughes You know you need to take better care of them, but is a manicure a step too far?

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We wish you a hairy Christmas

Mitchell Johnson

Richard Hughes What's next in men's grooming? Will the 'mo' and tatts still be in vogue in 2014?

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Mastering the manly morning ritual


Richard Hughes How do you keep it quick and simple while also embracing better grooming habits?

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To the men who moisturise

Men who moisturise

Richard Hughes Have you become high maintenance without even realising it?

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Why men should read the instructions


Richard Hughes Defeat your chromosomal urge to ignore the fine print, and seek out the treasure within.

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The unkindest haircut of all

bad haircut

Richard Hughes What do you do when it all goes wrong? Sit and take it, or demand your money back?

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Why won't men use sunscreen?


Richard Hughes It can save your life and help you look younger. What more motivation do you need?

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Do real men use a hairdryer?

Hair dryer

Richard Hughes Are you preapred to put in the work to do justice to that stylish and expensive haircut?

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Caring for the great unwashed


Richard Hughes Many men have no idea how to properly look after their crowning glory. Are you one of them?

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Blade dodgers


Richard Hughes Our affinity for facial fuzz is taking a razor to the profits of the blade makers.

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Having a pig of a time?


Richard Hughes Putting the snout in the trough a little too often? It's time to look after yourself.

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Improving your outlook

Richard Hughes It's tough enough just surviving cancer without watching its effects in the mirror, too.

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Dyeing with dignity


Richard Hughes If you're not ready to embrace grey, a bad dye job or clippers aren't the only options.

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Making the case for men's makeup

Kurt Cobain

Richard Hughes Could you, would you, if the end result was to look and feel a bit better?

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