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A Cornerstone razor plus shaving products.

Cornerstone shaving and skin products

Cornerstone is a shaving subscription and delivery service that also supplies quality skin care products. In April the company launched a new razor which they recently sent to Manned Up to review, along with a cross-section of their products. We asked the writer and photographer Stuart Forster, who has sensitive […]

 

Travel

The Calgary skyline at night.

10 stomping reasons to stampede over to Calgary in Alberta, Canada

The Canadian city of Calgary, in Alberta, has vibrant culinary and craft beer scenes. With a smattering of museums and art galleries, plus plenty of shops, it proves a good base for a city break and exploring the surrounding countryside. Renowned for hosting the annual Calgary Stampede, which takes place […]

 

Food & Drink

A box of Camper Vin white wine.

Camper Vin white wine

A camper van packed with white wine? Sort of. Camper Vin is a 2.25-litre box of South African white wine in packaging that resembles a classic VW camper van. The compact, glass-free packaging means Camper Vin is ideal for stuffing into a rucksack and a taking on a camping expedition. […]

 

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