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Facial Hair

Hot fuzz: The Rise of the Hipster Beard

A hirsute hipster at the Pitti Immagine Uomo show in Florence.

With girlfriend jeans, hobo chic and ironic tattoos becoming mainstream, the male hipster phenomenon already has a lot to answer for. 

Monday, 18 March, 2013, 10:33am

Turkey's facial hair implant business booms as Arab men seek virile look

Turkey's booming health tourism sector is getting hairier.

Transplants have long been offered to those who are thin on top, but now facial hair implants are gaining in popularity, with men who want a more manly look flying in to make the most of the services on offer in the country.

28 Dec 2012 - 5:51am

Movember diary: Chester Grucza comes clean

Chester Grucza is regrowing his moustache for prostate cancer research.

One week in and I'm pleased to report growth along my upper lip is starting to show strong signs of progress (or should I say, mo-gress). It's great to see I'm not going it alone; I've noticed lots of guys around the city sporting stage one moustaches. Hong Kong seems to have really embraced Movember.

13 Nov 2012 - 9:11am

Dandy & Dapper

Dandy & Dapper

I've finally convinced my Russian bride that my American frame will never fit into any Chinese trousers, and, after a long weekend in Guangzhou to prove the point, I'm wondering where in Hong Kon

16 Sep 2012 - 2:36am

Grow your own way

You'd have to be a fashion recluse to be unaware of the hair-icane that has taken men's grooming by storm. Pick up any recent men's magazine and you will find superheroes Andrew 'Spider-man' Garfield, Christian 'Batman' Bale or Michael 'Prometheus' Fassbender gracing the covers with a bit of scruff and fuzz.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:54pm

Shaving grace

TwinLuxe Booster Serum (HK$660) creates a protective barrier between your skin and the blade before shaving, and acts as a calming agent after shaving. Available at The Oriental Spa, The Landmark Mandarin Oriental Hotel, 15 Queen's Road Central, tel: 2132 0188

15 Aug 2012 - 10:54pm

The look of love

When it comes to life events, preparing for the happiest day of your life can be one of the most stressful. It's not just about the dress, flowers, catering and venue; the pressure to look flawless is high.

28 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Room to Groom

Radiant Touch for Men (HK$290) by L'Homme Yves Saint Laurent

Anti-Fatigue Cooling Eye Gel (HK$270/15ml) by Clinique

Scrub and cleanse wipes by Milk & Co. (milk-co.com)

18-carat gold razor by Zafirro (zafirro.com)

The One Sport with notes of rosemary, cardamom, patchouli and musk (HK$745/100ml) by Dolce & Gabbana

13 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Vanity cases

Rosey Chan Pianist / Creative Director

Classical musicians don't often venture past their genre's influence, let alone into the worlds of fashion and beauty - but Rosey Chan isn't your average Brahms and Beethoven performer.

13 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Mirror on the wall, who's the hairiest of them all?

If Hong Kong Disneyland's rules applied to the firm's cast of characters, quite a few wouldn't make the cut.

Doc from Snow White and the Seven Dwarves and Peter Pan villain Captain Hook, with his scraggly black facial hair, would not meet the park's 'well-trimmed' requirement.

29 Jan 2012 - 12:00am