Men's

Give the gift of beauty this holiday season! Pamper your loved ones and help them feel beautiful, head to toe, all season long with our annual holiday gift guide. Ahead, see some of our top picks for gorgeous hair, radiant skin, luscious lashes and show-stopping nails to make this holiday season truly sparkle!Click through to see our 2014 Holiday Gift Guide! [pagebreak]

With shorter styles for both men and women being so popular, knowing how to crate a versatile part on short hair is a great trick to have in the bag. David Boyd of Sam Villa ArTeam gives a how-to using a Sam Villa Signature Series Razor with 9-Gap Texturizing Blade and Sam Villa Signature Series Long Cutting Comb (always use a contrasting colored comb when cutting short hair for maximum precision).

Image: Don Arnold/Getty Images People magazine has announced its latest Sexiest Man Alive: actor Chris Hemsworth. The star, who's made a name for himself as the muscular, hammer-wielding Thor in Marvel Studios' Thor and The Avengers, has also been known to sport an array of different hairstyles, from long and flowing, to classic and cropped, to sun-kissed and 1990s-esque.Click through to see some of the Sexiest Man Alive's sexiest hairstyles! [pagebreak]

Hairstylist Kay Matthews recently created a rebelliously-tousled, men's hair look, reminiscent of classic styles like James Dean and Marlon Brando, but with a modern edge. The overall effect, one Matthews describes as "cleaned up, but not extremely defined," is rugged yet sophisticated.Get the Look:Says Matthews, "[The] model is a natural red head. I used Matrix Clear Glossifer for shine and body, after shampooing for 10 minutes.

“Barbering is an art that many hairdressers shy away from because they are intimidated by the technicality of a men's cut," says Arielle Calamari of Aurelio Salon in Howell, NJ, "but like with any design, it is all about the shape of the head; that's where you'll find the areas you need more height, de-bulking, etc. The intimidation with men's cutting is that you will see everything, but that's your opportunity to showcase your best work.”

November may be the time when men let their facial hair grow out, but embracing the spirit of Movember doesn't necessarily mean you can't be stylish and on-trend.

Men’s salon group 18|8 is giving its full backing to this year’s Movember campaign, recruiting team members across its group of salons to pay more than lip service to the month of fundraising for men’s health.To kick off the campaign, 18|8 Fine Men’s Salons is running a Shave the Date event across the group, giving all its Movember fundraising clients a clean shave on November 1 and donating all money raised from shaving services that day to the Movember Foundation.

At the recent Intercoiffure America/Canada 2014 Fall Atelier, V76 by Vaughn debuted its recently launched men’s grooming line at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York City. The man behind the brand, celebrity groomer Vaughn Acord, brought V76’s campaign to life by showing that a new hairstyle can transform a man’s entire look. “Going from uptown to downtown, work to play, country to city, those contrasts interest me.

KEVIN.MURPHY recently announced that the brand will release special edition men’s products in honor of "Movember" (November) and men’s health awareness. Three of the brand’s bestselling men’s products - EASY.RIDER, NIGHT.RIDER, and GRITTY.BUSINESS - will feature a small mustache, the symbol for Movember, on packaging. Each product also comes with a stick-on mustache gift with purchase throughout the month of November.  

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