I was first exposed to Burt’s Bees lip balm in middle school gym class, when the cool girls dared me to put some under my eyes (DON’T DO THIS). Because what happens in middle school doesn’t haunt you forever (right?), I revisited good ol’ Burt in the form of a Tinted Lip Balm, and have never looked back.
The acceleration from zero to sixty in men’s premium grooming happened fast, and phase two has seen companies like Oars + Alps and Mavericks design to cut through the noise. Now Rudy’s has stepped into the ring with three great products made for pretty much everyone, and priced to shame the competition. We’re sold.
Think about all the lipsticks and mascaras you chuck into your bag, just in case. Now think of how many times you’ve actually finished one.
Hyaluronic acid is the It ingredient in a lot of high-end, expensive moisturizers, but Neutrogena’s Hydro Boost Water Gel has it packed into a very blue gel for under $20.
Frames and framing services are priced liked prescription drugs, so you really need to love the finished product. Fractures are by far the most beautiful way to show off your photos, and start at just $15.
A lot of people are turning to consumerism to help cope with their anxiety about where the world is headed, by either purchasing awesome things made by awesome artists, or donating money to orgs that need help. In the interest of time (that you’ll probably get paid 20% less for), the Nasty Lariat Necklace from Adornia…
The Future Mapping Company maps everything from cities to skies, with high-quality printing methods, bold stylistic choices, and fidelity to reality. The maps are available as paper or plastic prints, can be made magnetic, and can even be manufactured as wallpaper(!). Framing options are also available.
Fellow made a name for themselves by making the only good-looking pour over kettle ever, but they’re not stopping there.
If you’ve ever watched an episode of anything set in the Arrowverse, you know that fireplaces are
cool hot again. Turns out, you don’t need to a chimney to have one.
Ah, concealer: the makeup gods’ gift for hiding the fact that you haven’t slept more than five hours. There is many a concealer that promises coverage, but we want to know the one that makes you look like an Instagram filter all day long.
Hawk+Hatchet candles are small batch, hand poured and mixed to capture memories of campfires, cabins, and port towns.
Daily contacts are generally considered the most comfortable variety of lenses you can stick on your eye, and they’re absolutely the most hygienic, but most people—myself included—opt for biweekly or monthly lenses to save money. Hubble wants to change that by cutting out the middleman and delivering daily contacts…