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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 […]

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Grooming & care

Nivea Men Rehydrating Moisturiser

Nivea Men Rehydrating Moisturiser

Nivea Men Rehydrating Moisturiser is designed to moisturise skin and protect from the discomfort of dryness. This moisturising cream comes in a compact, 75ml tube. The hand-sized, navy blue tube can slip easily into coat pockets, sports bags and, should you need it throughout the day, a drawer in your […]

by × August 31, 2016 × 0 comments

Grooming & care

Dove Men + Care Intense Post-Shave Repair Balm

Dove Men + Care Intense Post-Shave Repair Balm

Dove Men + Care Intense Post-Shave Repair Balm is part of the company’s Expert Shave range of products. It’s lightly scented and quickly absorbs into skin reported our chief tester, Big Vinny. He was glowing in his praise of the post-shave balm and also literally. Post-shave repair balm After spending […]

by × August 27, 2016 × 2 comments

Grooming & care

Nivea Men Intensive Moisturising Cream

Nivea Men Intensive Moisturising Cream

Feeling wizened and dry? Maybe Nivea Men Intensive Moisturising Cream can help. Always aiming to present the MannedUp team as fresh and bright, we picked up a 50ml jar of Nivea Men Intensive Moisturising Cream while it was on special offer at our local chemist. A couple of big nights […]

by × July 23, 2016 × 0 comments

Clothing & accessories

A Snugpak Softie Vest

Snugpak Softie Vest: lightweight, windproof warmth

Feeling the chill on summer evenings? Looking for a jacket that allows you to remain mobile? Maybe the Snugpak Softie Vest will meet your needs. Softie Vest? That doesn’t sound very manly, you might chunter. But this is made in Britain by a supplier of kit to military units around […]

by × July 16, 2016 × 1 comment

Grooming & care

L'Oréal Men Expert Post-Shave Balm.

L’Oréal Men Expert Post-Shave Balm

This post-shave balm is part of the L’Oréal Men Expert range of male grooming products. Non-greasy and easily absorbed, it features the L’Oréal Men range’s 24-hour hydrating formula and is designed to soothe razor burn. It’s not just a balm for applying to the area that you shave, you can […]

by × July 13, 2016 × 1 comment

Grooming & care

Big Vinny applying What Skin Needs Skin Balm

What Skin Needs skin care products

All too often us fellas overlook the care of our skin. What Skin Needs, a unisex brand that’s made in Australia, has launched a trio of naturally-based skincare products. The What Skin Needs range features an active ingredient called Plantolin, made from the extracts of a plant that’s known as […]

by × May 15, 2016 × 2 comments

Grooming & care

The Wilkinson Sword Hydro 5 Sensitive razor

The Wilkinson Sword Hydro 5 Sensitive razor

The Wilkinson Sword Hydro 5 Sensitive lays claims to being first five blade razor designed for sensitive skin. The Hydro 5 Sensitive is part of a new range of razors launched by Wilkinson Sword early in 2016. It features gel reservoirs on the razor heads. Similarly to Hydro 5 – […]

by × April 17, 2016 × 3 comments

Grooming & care

L'Oreal Paris Men Expert Hydra Energetic quenching gel moisturiser

L’Oréal Men Expert Hydra Energetic quenching gel

L’Oréal Men Expert Hydra Energetic quenching gel is a moisturiser developed for men’s faces. Applying a pea-sized dab of the delicately scented blue gel has an invigorating, cooling effect. The product’s packaging says the gel brings an “instant icy feeling”. Tests here in the MannedUp.com office resulted in comments ranging […]

by × April 11, 2016 × 2 comments

Grooming & care

Head of a Wilkinson Sword Hydro 5 razor blade.

The Wilkinson Sword Hydro 5 razor

The Wilkinson Sword Hydro 5 is a five blade razor with an elegant black and blue design. The new Hydro 5 razor has been described as revolutionary. The reason for that claim is the gel reservoir on the razor’s blue plastic head. The reservoir consists of a row of seven […]

by × April 10, 2016 × 2 comments
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