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cookieduster

Member since May 16, 2013

About cookieduster

Writer for HTGAM. Live for the tache, die for the tache!

cookieduster (aka Shamus Lisben )

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Lodging In Yosemite National Park | How to Grow a Moustache

Lodging In Yosemite National Park | How to Grow a Moustache

Yosemite national park is one of the great wonders of the natural world and attracts millions of visitors every year. Unfortunately there are not millions of rooms and campsite available within the park and the hotels are very costly. If you are travelling to Yosemite it is essential to plan ...

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Pursuing Manliness: The Best and Worst Men’s Magazines | How to Grow a Moustache

Pursuing Manliness: The Best and Worst Men’s Magazines | How to Grow a Moustache

You’ve probably come to How to Grow a Moustache for one reason – helpful, pertinent information. And hopefully, you haven’t been disappointed!

Sites like this exist because, in the past, there was a void – a void in quality reading material that helped men hone the art-form of manliness. It ...

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Greatest Temples in Myanmar, Burma | How to Grow a Moustache

Greatest Temples in Myanmar, Burma | How to Grow a Moustache

Yangon
Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city, is known both for its colonial-era architecture and its religious sites. Undoubtedly, the two most famous and frequented Buddhist sites are Shewedagon Pagoda and Sule Pagoda.

Read more: http://howtogrowamoustache.com/temples-in-myanmar-burma-travel-tips-advice-documentary-infographic/#ixzz32HqD0R3X

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Renaissance Man: Five Domestic Skills That Every Man Should Know | How to Grow a Moustache

Renaissance Man: Five Domestic Skills That Every Man Should Know | How to Grow a Moustache

While most men might consider themselves to be independent, they’re probably lacking certain domestic skills. In order to be considered a true renaissance man around the home, there are 5 domestic skills that every adult male should possess. As trivial as they may seem, they all help to define ...

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Moustache & Blade Podcast - Episode 29 : Interview With Lewis Razors | How to Grow a Moustache

Moustache & Blade Podcast - Episode 29 : Interview With Lewis Razors | How to Grow a Moustache

On today’s episode of Moustache & Blade we have Straight Razor Maker, Charlie Lewis here with us in the “Studio”! This is a great introduction to Charlie, his craft and what really inspires him…30 sided dice? We also hear from Mr Lynn Abrams once again, addressing the unofficial light ...

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When Moustaches Were Presidential | How to Grow a Moustache

When Moustaches Were Presidential | How to Grow a Moustache

It’s unfortunately rare to find anyone in politics these days, especially a president sporting a m0ustache, let alone facial hair. In fact, the last president to have facial hair was #33, Harry Truman, way back in 1948, who reportedly grew a goatee while on vacation.
harry truman with goateeAnd ...

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Moustache & Blade - Episode 28: More Brews & Blade Talk With Douglas and Matt | How to Grow a Moustache

Moustache & Blade - Episode 28: More Brews & Blade Talk With Douglas and Matt | How to Grow a Moustache

In Episode 28 Matt Pisarcick and Douglas Smythe are again doing shop talk over good beer while at the same time exploring the history of vintage razors and the night life of Phoenix, Arizona! Matt once more brings some cherry picked beauties from his collection, housed at the Razor Emporium ...

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HowToGrowAMoustacheStore — King R. Emporium Shave Sticks - 2 Pack (Collaboration w/ HTGAM) on Wanelo

HowToGrowAMoustacheStore — King R. Emporium Shave Sticks - 2 Pack (Collaboration w/ HTGAM) on Wanelo

For the first 30 years of Gillette's history, Travel Combination sets featured compact shaving brushes and soap sticks for the man on the go. Today these metal tins sit un-used in so many razor sets leaving many wet-shavers scratching their heads wondering if a modern solution exists.
Partnering with ...

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 Tombstone Cologne/Aftershave - W/ Alum & Menthol on Wanelo

Tombstone Cologne/Aftershave - W/ Alum & Menthol on Wanelo

When you hear the word Tombstone (Arizona), like a trigger, it immediately conjures up images of Wyatt, Virgil, Morgan Earp, and that rascal Doc Holliday on that fateful day, rugged, ready and cool as cucumbers. Maybe a quote from one of the movies automatically leaves your lips...but what about ...

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Moustache & Blade - Episode 26: Interview with Dr. Adam Paul Causgrove of The American Mustache Institute | How to Grow a Moustache

Moustache & Blade - Episode 26: Interview with Dr. Adam Paul Causgrove of The American Mustache Institute | How to Grow a Moustache

Welcome back to another fun and fact filled episode of Moustache & Blade! In today’s show we learn from Douglas how to turn that dusty old Segal Razor, that most folks use as a paper weight, back into the lean mean shaving machine that it once was! Then Ryan shares ...

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| How To Build A Mailbox Cooler

| How To Build A Mailbox Cooler

Welcome to Episode 25 of The Moustache & Blade Podcast! On today’s show we will be learning from Douglas how to ensure your soaps and other perishable shaving supplies arrive safe and intact…or not a melted mess. We will also be hearing from our good pal Robert Carey of ...

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Moustache & Blade - Episode 22: Interview with Nick Schraut | How to Grow a Moustache

Moustache & Blade - Episode 22: Interview with Nick Schraut | How to Grow a Moustache

Welcome to Episode 22 of Moustache & Blade!
We have a great episode for you today folks, something for everyone! We will be looking at bowl lathering vs face lathering, hearing from the Razor Queen, some more of Shaving Made Easy with Ryan and lastly, an interview with Nick Shaves!

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What is Moustache March | How to Grow a Moustache

What is Moustache March | How to Grow a Moustache

Movember has come and gone and we get it! Most of us were down for the cause and in solidarity we grew what at first seemed merely like an ironic little flavor savor reminiscent of something worn in the 70′s or 80′s…but then something magical happened. A ...

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Moustache & Blade - Episode 21: Interview With Neil Jagger & Wicked_Edge's Betelgeux

Moustache & Blade - Episode 21: Interview With Neil Jagger & Wicked_Edge's Betelgeux

Today we learn how to take a killer SOTD photo with Douglas and hear more from Ryan as he continues with his masterful reading of Shaving Made Easy and then the Razor Queen, Tiffany Pisarcik manages to rope down an interview with Neil Jagger of Edwin Jagger fame…and finally ...

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The Symmetry Open Comb Safety Razor

The Symmetry Open Comb Safety Razor

Available @http://howtogrowamoustachestore.com/products/the-symmetry-open-comb-safety-razor#

With the introduction of The Symmetry Open Comb Razor we now begin moving in a direction we at HTGAM are a little more comfortable with...new territory. (well, for us)

The Symmetry is a perfectly balanced, hefty, classic, open comb razor; beautifully chromed, engraved ...

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Manly Pastimes: Five Hobbies that Get You Outside | How to Grow a Moustache

Manly Pastimes: Five Hobbies that Get You Outside | How to Grow a Moustache

When the weather permits, there is nothing like getting outside and taking up a manly hobby. Getting outside lets you get some sun and fresh air, while a hobby will help you build your interests and knowledge in a particular area. Here are five hobbies that will take you outside ...

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Moustache & Blade Podcast Episode 20:  Shaving Made Easy & Ryan’s Transmission of The Art | How to Grow a Moustache

Moustache & Blade Podcast Episode 20: Shaving Made Easy & Ryan’s Transmission of The Art | How to Grow a Moustache

Well we made it to episode 20…woot! Today’s show is going to be a lot of fun and jam packed w/ info! We shall be getting tips and trick from our good buddy and straight razor honemeister, Lynn Abrams on dealing with PRESSURE. Douglas brings us another quick ...

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How To Load a Schick Repeater Injector Razor | Video Included

How To Load a Schick Repeater Injector Razor | Video Included

There is nothing sweeter than scoring a new Schick Repeater on your favorite auction site. In the history of the razor, I am not sure there is a more precise and substantial piece of gear to be found.
The issue becomes quite clear when you get your first vintage repeater ...

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Tips For Staying Warm When Stranded In Your Car | Incudes Vid & Infographic

Tips For Staying Warm When Stranded In Your Car | Incudes Vid & Infographic

Just a couple of weeks ago in Atlanta, Georgia an unexpected blast of cold weather, snow and ice hit the city causing a massive gridlock on major highways. Temperatures reached below freezing and many people were forced to spend the night in their cars. Even a bus full of children ...

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Notes From The Noob: Ryan Steven Green’s Wet Shaving Journal – Entries 20-27

Notes From The Noob: Ryan Steven Green’s Wet Shaving Journal – Entries 20-27

Post 20 As co-host of Moustache & Blade, I’ve had to get used to several new things in life. The main one, as you might imagine, is going from being the guy behind the lens, to the “talent.” I keep insisting that I’m not the guy that should be ...

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Moustache & Blade Podcast - Episode 19: Interview With The Women Superstars of The Wet Shaving World! | How to Grow a Moustache

Moustache & Blade Podcast - Episode 19: Interview With The Women Superstars of The Wet Shaving World! | How to Grow a Moustache

Welcome to Episode 19 of Moustache & Blade and boy…I mean girl, you are in for quite a show!
It seemed like your ordinary everyday…day here at Moustache & Blade, thinking back now I guess there were a few warning signs that should have tipped us off from the start ...

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How a Manly Man Helps Around the House | How to Grow a Moustache

How a Manly Man Helps Around the House | How to Grow a Moustache

Congrats, you did it — you grew a moustache! Now you’re a manly man. You are ready to kill two stones with one bird. You are ready to bowl overhand. However, having a handsome new facial style doesn’t mean you can forgo your responsibilities around the house.
As the ...

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How to Shave with a Safety Razor | How to Grow a Moustache

How to Shave with a Safety Razor | How to Grow a Moustache

This is the first video in my Beginner Series about how to shave with a Safety Razor. Making the switch to a safety razor is a worthy investment that will not only save you lots of money over cartridge razors, but will give you superior shaves! I made the switch ...

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Teeth Whitening Tips For Guys Who Love Their Coffee and Cigars | How to Grow a Moustache

Teeth Whitening Tips For Guys Who Love Their Coffee and Cigars | How to Grow a Moustache

Are you a guy who just loves his coffee and cigars? You probably already know that these items stain your teeth- but since I work in the dental field, my conscience wouldn’t let me rest if I didn’t mention it. It’s true though- but the tooth-staining properties ...

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Moustache & Blade Podcast - Episode 18: Interview With Old Town Shaving Company

Moustache & Blade Podcast - Episode 18: Interview With Old Town Shaving Company

Welcome to Episode 18 of Moustache & Blade! On today’s show we learn how to create our very own Witch Hazel with Douglas and then Ryan pops into Old Town Shaving Company in order to interview owner, Damon Stathatos. Sit back and listen as Ryan makes his way around the ...

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Matching Your Facial Fur To Your Look | How to Grow a Moustache

Matching Your Facial Fur To Your Look | How to Grow a Moustache

The simplest way to cunningly accent a beard is by bolstering its bravado with an impressive headpiece. Bring social attention closer to the fancy facial hair by donning an eye-catching cap. Suave spectacles can also enforce a beard’s attractiveness quotient. Sun shades slickly conceal the eyes, which means people ...

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Notes From The Noob: Ryan Steven Green’s Wet Shaving Journal – Entries 13-19 | How to Grow a Moustache

Notes From The Noob: Ryan Steven Green’s Wet Shaving Journal – Entries 13-19 | How to Grow a Moustache

I’ve reconciled myself to the fact that my shave will never again be as close as that my Mach 5 used to provide. The reason is that the Mach 5, true to the advertisements, actually cuts the hairs below the surface of the skin [Update: Things have changed].

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Surprise Her With the Question of a Lifetime: 5 Different Setting Ideas | W/ Infographic

Surprise Her With the Question of a Lifetime: 5 Different Setting Ideas | W/ Infographic

So you’ve met the woman of your dreams and you can’t imagine spending any more days with anyone else. First of all, congratulations! Now, it’s time to decide how you’ll pop the question. But you don’t want to be just another proposal that puts the ...

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What Did You Say About My Beard? | How to Grow a MoustacheW/ Infographic

What Did You Say About My Beard? | How to Grow a MoustacheW/ Infographic

Why should men be told to shave?
Don’t get me wrong. I’m not knocking Hovnanian; he is one of my favorite entrepreneurial gurus. From my (bearded) perspective, though, I wasn’t thinking Boston should shave – but that the Cardinals ought to grow beards!
However, most folks didn’t ...

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Moustache & Blade Podcast - Episode 17: Ryan Takes His Dad To Craig The Barber For A Shave | How to Grow a Moustache

Moustache & Blade Podcast - Episode 17: Ryan Takes His Dad To Craig The Barber For A Shave | How to Grow a Moustache

Time for Episode 17 of Moustache & Blade people!!! Today’s show is a really fun, endearing and memorable episode when Ryan decides to take his dad, Dr. Glen Lloyd Green to Craig The Barber for his first straight razor shave! Also, The razor Doctor, Matt Pisarcik stops by again to ...

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Classic Styptic Pencil...because they work! - Kiss shaving nicks goodbye!

Classic Styptic Pencil...because they work! - Kiss shaving nicks goodbye!

Styptic Pencil
in Catalog Alum
HTGAM Styptic Pencil:

Stops bleeding fast
Seals skin surface to help prevent the penetration of dirt and germs beneath the skin which can lead to infection
Ideal for razor nicks and minor cuts
Not only should every man (or wet shaving woman) have a styptic ...

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HowToGrowAMoustacheStore — Gondolier Cologne / Aftershave

HowToGrowAMoustacheStore — Gondolier Cologne / Aftershave

Now at an Introductory Price for a Limited Time!

Experience the classic, masculine, old world scent of Italy after every shave! Our latest and most sophisticated scent to date, Gondolier. A rich, balanced bouquet of Rose, Jasmine Juniper & Cedar. The aroma of Gondolier is more than sure to turn a ...

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Turning Your Garage into a Man Cave | How to Grow a Moustache

Turning Your Garage into a Man Cave | How to Grow a Moustache

Your garage is an important part of your home, protecting your belongings and car not only from the outside elements, but from potential thieves as well. Besides these essential functions, your garage can become so much more. Every guys dream is to take the garage and make it into something ...

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Popping The Question - 5 Romantic Ways To Get Her To Say Yes | How to Grow a Moustache

Popping The Question - 5 Romantic Ways To Get Her To Say Yes | How to Grow a Moustache

Just thinking about it can get your heart beating faster and make your brow perspire. You know she’s the one and you know you’re about to ask the biggest question of your life. When it comes to proposals, everyone wants to make it perfect. This is a moment ...

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Moustache & Blade Podcast – Episode 16: Interview with Charles Roberts | How to Grow a Moustache

Moustache & Blade Podcast – Episode 16: Interview with Charles Roberts | How to Grow a Moustache

Welcome back to The Moustache & Blade Podcast! In Episode 16 we hear from straight razor master Lynn Abrams, our very own Shave Doctor, Matt Pisarcik and learn how to achieve level 3 from your hot towel with Douglas…then we check in with The Method Shaver himself, Charles Roberts!
Charles ...

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HowToGrowAMoustacheStore — The Pollywog Synergy Safety Razor on Wanelo

HowToGrowAMoustacheStore — The Pollywog Synergy Safety Razor on Wanelo

http://howtogrowamoustachestore.com/collections/safety-razors/products/the-pollywog-synergy-safety-razor
Meet The Pollywog Safety Razor, and a handsome, hefty little devil he is!
The Pollywog is a burly, short handled brass & chrome plated razor. One of my favorite parts of this classic design is the handle! Complete with our signature purple chrome tip ...

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Announcing the Gentlemint Podcast.