Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Sunday, June 16, 2019

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When it comes to prepping for summer, skincare isn’t typically top of mind for men — but the change in climate can bring strife to the skin that should be attended to. With Bevel‘s foray into skincare products for men of color, the grooming company’s newest venture will provide a bit of relief to help users achieve their skin’s best texture and appearance.

The line of four products can be easily integrated into an existing shaving routine or can act as a starting point for skincare novices. The line promises to help bring equilibrium with a set of four easy-to-use products that complement Bevel’s end-to-end Shaving System and product shave formulations. Here, we break down a simple cleansing and moisturizing routine that addresses hyper-pigmentation and oily skin with products that are free of alcohol parabens, phthalates, sulfates, dyes, silicones or artificial fragrances.


First up in the line is the Bevel Face Wash. Starting with an effective cleanser is imperative to removing caked-on dirt from the day or providing a refreshing start to the morning. Summer months may have your skin glowing, but the glow is actually an overproduction of oil, which can lead to irritation and breakouts. With the grooming label’s face wash, the product works to brighten skin — creating an overall healthier appearance — by reducing irritation and unclogged pores. Witch hazel extract acts a natural astringent decreasing oil production alongside tea tree oil which creates that post-wash tingle with the added benefits of topical antiseptic and antifungal properties. Coconut water and Vitamin B3 moisturize and tone the skin while reducing fine lines and enlarged pores.


After the wash, the 10% Glycolic Acid Exfoliating Toner balances and exfoliates the skin using four key ingredients: glycolic acid, aloe vera, witch hazel extract, and Vitamin B3. The toner removes dead skin, decreasing the likelihood of ingrown hairs, razor bumps, and acne. The formula’s aloe and glycolic acid work to moisturize and balance uneven textures.


People of color are prone to experiencing hyperpigmentation due to the melanin in their skin. When exposed to sunlight, the body’s natural function is to produce the natural pigments, thus causing for exacerbation of dark spots. Bevel’s Spot Corrector is fortified to prevent this natural occurrence while reducing scarring from shaving and acne. This is achieved through a special blend of 9% lactic acid, vitamin C, shea butter and green tea extract. When applied, the skin is gently exfoliated to remove scarred layers then hit with a cocktail that provides non-greasy, soothing moisture.

It’s a common misconception that oily skin doesn’t need to be hydrated, but it’s quite the opposite. Heat robs the skin of essential water that helps keep its elasticity and freshness. The Moisturizing Face Gel replenishes hydration while calming the skin’s production of natural oil. With vitamin C, algae extract, vitamin E and manuka honey, the skin will look smoother and be protected from breakouts and redness.

For more information on the full line of Bevel skincare products, head over to the company’s website and other retailers, including Target and in-store at Walmart.

Saturday, June 15, 2019

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 After showcasing the shark-inspired SQUALO sneaker earlier this year, Versace’s Salehe Bembury drops off a first look at the fashion house’s upcoming footwear collection for Spring/Summer 2020. On the heels of the fashion house’s Milan Fashion Week showcase, two drastically varying silhouettes were teased on Instagram.

 One of the models includes an all-black tactical boot, with Versace’s iconic Greek key pattern wrapped along the shaft. The outer sole includes an eye-catching tread pattern with a hidden embossed face in red. The second footwear takes on a lighter approach both in color and design. The silhouette retains the streamlined feel of the SQUALO on the midsole, while the upper embraces sleek overlays with shades of bright pink. Gianni Versace’s signature along the side also adds an elevated feel to overall sneaker, while subtle branding along the lace hooks and pull tab solidify it as a signature Versace piece.


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No click bait I swear.

Thursday, June 13, 2019

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 Nike has unveiled the 2019 lineup for its progressive Zoom series, this time around featuring the Air Zoom Pegasus 36, Zoom Pegasus Turbo 2, Zoom Fly 3 and ZoomX Vaporfly NEXT%.

The focus of each silhouette is speed, and all four sneakers will release in a Nike-only version of neon green, dubbed “Nike Phantom Glow.” The colorway generates a glowing effect that will be unique to these four models, which each feature touches of yellow, orange, white and black.

First up is the Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 36. The flagship sneaker returns to 2019 with a reengineered mesh construction that features perforations around high-heat areas. The heel collar and tongue are slimmer than before, making for a more supportive fit, and the shoe is rounded off with its much-loved Cushlon foam-encased, full-length Zoom Air unit.

The Zoom Pegasus 2 features a lighter transparent construction that is paired with lofted mesh and midfoot bands to lock in the foot securely at high speeds. Nike has given the sneaker a clean white sole unit and a contrasting outsole in a retro-running-themed gum hue.





Next, Nike has reworked the Zoom Fly to also be lighter, applying a transparent upper to its React midsole for a more responsive ride. Incorporating a full-length carbon-fiber plate in the sole unit for heightened responsiveness and a new arch-band lacing system that offers a more adjustable fit, the sneaker comes together as one to minimize Achilles strain and protect wearers from road impact.

Rounding off the 2019 Zoom Series is the previously seen ZoomX Vaporfly NEXT%. This is the Swoosh’s most advanced offering for 2019, having been co-developed with the help of top Nike athletes. The Swoosh has constructed the upper from a new fabric called Vaporweave, which is lighter and less absorbent than Flyknit. 15% more Nike ZoomX foam was added to the sole unit for increased energy return and the entire shoe was reworked to be more stable under pressure.

Take a look at all four pairs in the gallery above and pick up your favorite pair as a NikePlus member on June 13, then globally on July 11 at select Nike stockists.



Wednesday, June 12, 2019

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 With releases like the Air Max Tailwind 4 and Air Max 98 in the “Desert Fade” colorway among its recent drops, Nike continues to pull from the elements of nature for its upcoming Air VaporMax Plus, which is entitled simply “Desert Sunset.” Reflective of the sneaker’s moniker, the brand blends together the colors of the twilight to present a vibrant ombré design.

The shoe is defined by a gradient treatment along the upper, which transitions from shades of purple into yellow, orange and “Bright Crimson” tones. Black details provide a dark contrast throughout, including the laces, midsole and the plastic webbed overlay that makes up the signature curved lines on the side panel. Finally, Nike adds hints of “Reflective Silver” through the Swoosh logos and gives the style an all-black outsole to round it off.

No word on the pricing or release date for the Air VaporMax Plus “Sunset” as of yet, so stay tuned for its release in the future from retailers such as NOIRFONCE.


Saturday, June 8, 2019

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Right before I switch to AUX the radio is always playing this song. This my shit. We not going to talk about how long it took me to find out the name tho
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Thursday, June 6, 2019

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  2018 | January 2019 | February | March | April


What games have y'all been playing? What shows have y'all been watching? Feels like I don't talk to y'all. Seem like it's just "Hey Here's the five". How are the kids? If you don't have any feel free to tell me about future ones. I bet they will be amazing. God knows we have enough shitty ones. 

Here's that five you ordered.    Each and every month I will bring you the five post that everybody has been loving the most from my blog.  



Reebok‘s Aztrek Goes Retro  

Building atop the enduring popularity of Reebok‘s Aztrek runner, the British footwear imprint is introducing a contemporary twist for the retro sneaker. The Aztrek Double takes the classic shoe’s appealing heft and upgrades it with an extra-chunky outsole and variety of tweaked details. (Post here) 

 

CALVIN KLEIN - MALE SUPERVISORS INSIDE FEMALE CHANGING ROOM - DANIELA RENEE 

 MALE SUPERVISORS WALKING INTO THE FEMALE CHANGING ROOM WHILE FEMALE SUBORDINATES WERE CHANGING. MY EXPERIENCE WORKING AT THE ( P V H ) Calvin Klein SAMPLE SALE THROUGH PROJOB - IN HOOFDORF NETHERLANDS. None of them even knocked or informed the room that “Males” were coming into the room. (Video Here)

Bring Me A Plate #DressLikeJavaris 

 Quick question. you grilling today or nah? That's all I wanna know. What you grilling and if I can come over. I really will if you got some Beyond Meat on the grill or something. Cause, Vegan.  (Post here) 

 

 Lil Nas X x Billy Ray Cyrus "Old Town Road" (Official Movie)

 You know what it is. (Video here) 

 

  

That Red Eye #DressLikeJavaris

The summer is coming. Coming fast. This year just started and it's already summer. Somebody stop it. Or keep it coming. I don't know. What I do know is that this summer we have to touch some cities. Why I sound like a rapper? Touch some cities. No telling where Vans got me going. You see me around say what's up. (Full post) 

 

  Random song of the month (Sponsored by Apple Music) :The Cool Kids "Black Mags"  |
Enjoy Three Free Months Of Apple Music

 

Random Want Sponsored by Amazon:  

Huion GT-191 KAMVAS Drawing Tablet with HD Screen 8192 Pressure Sensitivity - 19.5 Inch

 

 

 

 

  That's the five for this year. Did your favorite make the list? Let me know in the comment section or on  Twitter and Facebook.I didn't mean to write Facebook but yeah that too. I meant Instagram.

 

Friday, May 31, 2019

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

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Building atop the enduring popularity of Reebok‘s Aztrek runner, the British footwear imprint is introducing a contemporary twist for the retro sneaker. The Aztrek Double takes the classic shoe’s appealing heft and upgrades it with an extra-chunky outsole and variety of tweaked details.

An exaggerated midsole and more substantial outsole, complete with blue accent, give the Aztrek Double an even more substantial silhouette than its predecessor, amplified by a layered upper. Suede and mesh intermingle on the upper, with a 3D “wing” attached to either side of the vamp, granting extra color contrast and a sharper profile. The womens’ sneaker will initially launch in a variety of muted colorways that take advantage of the textile eyelets and pull tab for bright hits of color.

The Aztrek Double drops on June 1 via Reebok’s dedicated Aztrek page for $90 USD.




Tuesday, May 28, 2019

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MALE SUPERVISORS WALKING INTO THE FEMALE CHANGING ROOM WHILE FEMALE SUBORDINATES WERE CHANGING. MY EXPERIENCE WORKING AT THE ( P V H ) Calvin Klein SAMPLE SALE THROUGH PROJOB - IN HOOFDORF NETHERLANDS. None of them even knocked or informed the room that “Males” were coming into the room.

SO: 1. I do not understand why they stayed. Especially, when everyone knew that Female employees where trying out clothes. My second shock came in when not only did they (the supervisors ) actually stay in the room for a couple of minutes to finish their discussion.

 2. I feel in any but specifically a professional environment -The moment when the Male employees saw that the female employees were half naked they should have turned around and left the room immediately. I could not imagine any situation when it would be appropriate for Male colleagues and supervisors to see their female colleagues in their underwear.

3. I do not understand why they did not go outside the changing room. There is a small private space where they could have discussed their matter - Away from their half naked subordinates and were they can still have privacy if what they needed to discuss was a sensitive matter. Even if it was a sensitive matter the offices are just across from the area where it would be most appropriate to have a conversation.

4. It is common and International knowledge that a female changing room is a female only space. This being my first sample sale (and to all the other women who were working the sample sale for the first time) most Importantly never did I consent or was made aware of that male employees were allowed in the female changing room. In an era of the MeToo Movement, seeing this unfold in front of me has triggered me in a way that I have never felt before. I feel every single stride for female equality in the workplace has never reached the doors of PVH. It infuriates me as a believer in absolute consent and someone needing my expressed permission to see my body. I have honestly never in my professional life felt so violated and disgusted. A Corporation like PVH that Handles International “Female Empowering Brands” has male supervisors walking in on a half naked subordinates demonstrates a disparate power dynamic that should never exist in a company. And above all, just as the MeToo movement highlights I knew I could not report this to my direct Manager because 1. I had never in my entire professional life seen male supervisors - or male colleagues not turn on first instant of seeing a half naked Female Employee/subordinate, so I can only assume this is the sad norm. I must reiterate they are superiors. I also feel this behaviour is extremely immoral. Male employees should not be looking at their female colleagues bodies with out their consent. This is a principle of Professionalism and common sense.

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