[VIDEO] Happy Father’s Day! Men’s Products & Shaving Tips w/ Boardroom Salon for Men at Avalon (@BoardroomSalons)!

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Tomorrow is Father’s Day and if you are anything like us you probably waited until the last minute to get something for your old man. The typical/traditional Father’s Day gift is usually a tie or something dressy, but there is so much more to a man that just what he wears. How about those things called hair and skin that cover most of his body?

Kontrol Magazine’s Entertainment & Lifestyle Editor and Atlanta blogger, Michael “Hey Mikey” Fanning, got a few amazing tips from the staff and stylists of Boardroom Salon at Avalon in Alpharetta, Georgia.


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First let’s talk ambiance! Walking into Boardroom Salon is breathtaking and you instantly get the feeling you have stepped into an upper echelon of grooming and pampering. The salon is very old school, gentlemanly, and most of classy! Those hardwood floors and paneling, black leather seats, and a comfy lounge is nothing short of timeless.

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How To Smell Good –Even When You Sweat!

Eliminate the funk with the right underarm product! Guy’s there’s no shame in wanting to smell good, great perspiration is key to a man’s everyday regime and health. Also, it’s a great determinate for most ladies. Your body regulates its temperature according to your daily stress, thus results in sweat. However, if your sweat is offensive or obsessive then you need a great deodorant or antiperspirant to mask any unwanted smells a hard day of work can produce. “It’s a good idea to switch up your deodorant brand every 6 months to prevent resistance,” says Han Lee, M.D., an assistant professor of dermatology at the University of Southern California. All of this to say, guy’s I got your back with this one, here’s a rundown of some great products that are not only inexpensive but will get the job done for even the most ungodly smells of body odor.


Burts Bee’s

Fully organic, this deodorant gets the job done. It uses killer absorbent cornstarch to stop sweaty smells before they surface, topping it off with citrus oil and Cyprus infused scent to keep your smells pleasant.

$8, burtsbees.com

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Beard Game Strong! Five Beard Care Products Every Man Should Own!

Beard care has been an ongoing trend for the last couple of years thanks to the resurgence of men growing their beards out – like Drake, James Harden, Idris Elba etc. Ever since men decided to now embrace their facial hair more than ever before – thanks to the hashtag #noshavenovember redefined beard styles have now given men a new source of confident to go on with their everyday lives. All of that to say the beard game is more popular than ever now, but with that, you also have to groom and take care of that extra hair, especially because it’s on your face. Check down below for our top pick of products to keep your beard game strong and smelling good as well.



No mess, no stress. With the Philips Norelco Beard Trimmer 7200, you’ll get both because this unique design comes with an internal vacuum that makes for a clean shaving experience. And who wouldn’t pick a clean sink over the alternative once the job is done?

$55, Amazon.com



The problem with washing your beard is that it involves both hair and your face. So which do you use, soap or shampoo? The answer is beard shampoo. It’s formulated to wash and treat your beard as wells as the skin underneath, so everything will be soft and properly moisturized. Oh, and clean.

$25.50, bigelowchemists.com

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TROPHY ROOM (@TrophyRoomStore) Essentials: Marcus Jordan!

The Heir to one of the biggest if not biggest dynasty brands in street style and sneaker culture Air Jordan, Marcus Jordan, is beginning to carve his own name into the world of street style with the recent opening of his first store, the Trophy Room. In collaboration with Nike and Jordan Brand, of course, Trophy Room is an elevated retail experience inspired by the trophy room within his father, the Jordan family residence.

“TROPHY ROOM showcases a unique perspective into vintage Jordan fa3d_logo_1200mily home videos & photos within the store’s decor. TROPHY ROOM simultaneously pays homage to Michael Jordan’s NBA career via Upper Deck Authenticated memorabilia. Through relationships with Jordan Brand, Nike Inc., & Upper Deck Authenticated; TROPHY ROOM aspires to offer footwear, apparel, & memorabilia that will serve as trophies to its loyal & dedicated consumers.” – TROPHY ROOM

The Orlando-based shop not only houses exclusive releases that’ll excite any sneaker head, its walls are also lined with rare Jordan memorabilia and family heirlooms, creating a warm, inviting atmosphere that many don’t often associate with sneaker boutiques.

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5 Gym Bag Essentials to Keep You Smelling & Looking Fresh!

What’s up guys! I have some cool everyday products for those of you gym rats who’ve been living in the locker room this hot summer season. This summer has definitely been a hot one thus far, and if you’re like me a trip to the beach is definitely an essential one this vacation break. Gyms are packed and so are the locker rooms in order to get that beach bod ready, and I’ve come across a great article written by Rodney Cutler of Esquire Magazine, on some basic gym bag or locker room essentials that every guy should check out. Scroll down below for the top 5 essential products that every gym rat should have.



One wipe per. Maybe two. Lab Series’ antiperspirant deodorant ($17; labseries.com) is heavier-duty-than-normal clear stuff, with no scent—not from the deodorant, not from you.

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It’s All In The Kitchen! Household Products for Clear Skin!

Written By: Kwame Waters

Let’s face it, if you’re like me, then I know that you don’t want or have the time to research the prefect products for perfect skin. Hell! You’re a man, and what man really has time for that? Well you’re in luck, because this man does. I’m going to make it so easy for you, that all you’ll simply have to do is walk into your kitchen. Yes, You heard me correctly. Everything you need is in your kitchen, or for those of you who don’t cook, in your next-door neighbor ‘s kitchen.


Many of the ingredients that you use to flavor, enhance, infuse or prepare some of your favorite foods, also serve beneficial to your skin and healthy complexion. For those of you that actually cook, meet me in your kitchen. For those of you that may not even know where your kitchen is located, grab a pen and pad, and lets get your list together to take next door.

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Jimmy Choo (@jimmychoo) Unveils “Man” Fragrance for Men

Sophisticated. Refined. Modern. Jimmy Choo unveils a new fragrance for men dubbed “Man”. Jimmy Choo, the man behind some of your girlfriends favorite sky high stilettos is now offering us guys a piece of the mega fashion brand as well. Jimmy Choo “Man” is a fragrance for the cocky high rollers with a rebellious sense of style. Clear with a “smoky” finish and subtle curvature, the bottle resembles an antique yet modern flask and is enclosed within a jimmy choo kontrolmag1suave grey embossed snakeskin box. The fragrance is crisp yet subtle. Powerfully fresh and modern this fragrance is created for the confident and refined man of the New Year. Entering the nose with a scent of blended fruit such as, pineapple, honeydew melon and mandarin, the sweet nectar then gives away to a light geranium, patchouli, and suede notes, keeping it masculine and strong.

To be honest it could be borderline unisex and could definitely be worn by the “daring” young lady who’s up for the challenge. None the less this fragrance is a definite go you guys for the New Year if you want a subtle yet strong scent for the ladies. Trust one hint of this scent will have the ladies falling in love fellas, however with the scent not necessarily you lol. Retailing under $100.00 USD this fragrance can be yours, purchasable at any department store, Amazon or Ulta, Jimmy Choo “Man” is a perfect buy to woo your lady guy’s so get into it. Got to Blast! – EffYeahMark

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