Dennis A. Amith

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The One about the Burt’s Bees Men’s Gift Set

When it comes to products, in America, Burt’s Bees is one that is well known. The story of the founding of Burt’s Bees goes back in 1984.  According to the Burt’s Bees website, when Maine artist Roxanne Quimby was hitchhiking home, she was picked up by Burt Shavitz, a long-bearded individual driving a bright yellow Datsun pickup truck and operated a roadside honey stand. Both hit it off and a business partnership began.  Roxanne would […]

The One about Vichy Deodorant

Vichy Roll-On Deodorant is an interesting product. Containing Zinc Gluconate which the company says neutralizes odors and also is infused with mineral-rich volcanic water.  Also, the product is aluminum and salts-free. Of course, seeing the $17+ price tag and how small this deodorant was, I became even more skeptical. A lot of products marketed overseas tend to have many claims but for this deodorant from Cutting Edge International, that in 1931, Dr. Haller, a medical […]

The One about Dove Men+Care Styling Paste

As a frequent user of Malin+Goetz, Hanz de Fuko and Blind Barber’s “60 Proof Hair Wax”, I tend to also purchase a variety of brands pomade and paste for my hair. Always looking for a medium hold, natural or matte finish, I have tried many brands. My latest test is Dove Men+Care Styling Paste. One of the differences I learned with this styling paste is that you don’t need to have so much of it, […]