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Mr Blackman's now stocked at United80, Brixton

Friday night we went down to a buzzing atmosphere in Brixton Village as part of the re-opening of independent store United80. It was a big night for them as they re-opened the doors after running a successful Kickstarter campaign to help them take the store to the next level. But it was also a big night for we as they became our first UK stockist!

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How to grow a beard

We caught up with João Miranda at Figaros Barbershop Lisboa on growing his toothpick beard and the troubles that come with it and just how to grow a beard.

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Man up! Moisturise.

That's it! Last shave done, you decided to grow a beard. First a bit of stubble, little longer, looking good, and then the itch. You scratch, it itches, you scratch more, it itches more. Thankfully, we got a solution to that.

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Beard Oil vs Beard Balm

Oil or Balm. We hear this question all the time. Which one do I use? What’s the difference? Do I need both? Yes, you want both and there is a difference...

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