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We've shown you how to style the perfect updo. Make great waves. Heck, even how to use hot rollers. But—until now—we've haven't given follicle advice for the fellas. Our male readers (and their girlfriends/sisters/BFFs) have emailed us piles and piles of questions about hair styling 101. And here's what we learned: Guys are scared of product. They don't want to look too done. And they're not really sure what to ask for once they're in that chair. But boys, you can go to a professional stylist and use product without looking like you came from the Jersey Shore.
So, we hit up eight real, good-looking NYC guys to dish on all their hair tips
. From a photographer who uses hand lotion instead of gel to a professional barber whose pointers will help you figure out exactly what you want, and how to get it, these real men let us pick their brain—inside and
, uh, out.
Photographed by Shanita Sims
Like most inhabitants of New York City, you’ve probably been brainstorming ways to get the heck out of your apartment in exchange for a little outdoor time since roughly April. But, hosting an entire al fresco fete isn’t easy. For help, we linked up with editor and NYC-native Laura Neilson, who's practically an expert read
The Summer Friday is a New York institution littered in mythos. Last year, The Wire reported on “The Fading Art of The Summer Friday,” while Inc. recently covered the inverse, with the story, “Why Summer Fridays Are Good For Business.”
But, if you're one of the lucky ones who can truly enjoy a shortened work read