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Old Spice Hats Off To #Smellegendary Hair Giveaway

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Old Spice Swagger Gel review

A few weeks back, we told you about Old Spice Swagger Gel, which offers guys the #smellegendary manly scent they want plus high hold and moderate shine for hair that doesn’t try too hard. It’s quickly become my go-to hair styling product, and my hair has never looked better, even after wearing a hat!

Speaking of hats, are you sick of taking off your hat when you get to work and have your hair go flying in all directions? Well celebrity groomer Benjamin Thigpen is here to help, with some tips on how to combat that dreaded “hat hair” and look fresh to death:

  1. Start with Old Spice Swagger Gel – Simply apply a small amount (no more than nickel size) to your fingertips and rub together before applying to the hat line.
  2. Keep it Dry – Make sure your hair is completely dry and styled before wearing the hat. Otherwise, your hair will flatten and take the hat’s shape when wet.
  3. Hat Indentation Quick Fix – Use your fingertips to press and start rubbing the hat line out. Think of your fingertips as an eraser!
  4. Water Works – In a pinch and without product? Wet your hands with water and flick excess off. Start with a small amount because you can’t unwet your hair. Remember, it’s just a quick touch up!
  5. Hats Off to Hats – Many guys wear hats on a daily basis, and hats can also be cleverly used as a styling tool. They work great to bring down hair volume, or to help keep Swagger-styled hair in place from home to your destination.

Why should you trust tips from Benjamin Thigpen? If there’s one person who knows a thing or two about hair, it’s him. He’s styled some of Hollywood’s elite, including Marc Jacobs, Bruce Willis, Nate Berkus, Francisco Costa, Nick Swisher, Josh Duhamel, Tony Hale, Jimmi Simpson, Boyd Holbrook, and many more.

Hats Off To #Smellegendary Hair Giveaway

If you are ready to take your hair game to the next level, enter our Old Spice “Hats Off to #Smellegendary Hair” Giveaway, where one lucky Guys Gab reader will walk away with not only Swagger Gel, but also Old Spice Pomade, Steel Courage Shampoo, an Old Spice Beanie and a $25 gift card to the popular online hat store Lids, so you can choose the perfect hat.

It couldn’t be easier to enter, simply leave us a comment below telling us why you should win the prize pack. We’ll pick a winner at random on March 28th at 5pm EST. Contest only open to US residents.

Thank you to Old Spice for sponsoring this giveaway!

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32 Comments

  1. Alexander Saas Sr.

    March 15, 2017 at 9:15 am

    I’ve been using Old Spice for 48 years now and deserve to try some of their newer products. Also, My 13 year old grandson just recently chose Old Spice over any other brands!

  2. Jennifer Heintz

    March 15, 2017 at 9:38 am

    I want to win the prize pack for my husband. He would really enjoy these products.

  3. Wehaf

    March 15, 2017 at 9:59 am

    I’d love to win this for my friend, who is a big OS fan!

  4. marina

    March 15, 2017 at 10:46 am

    I would love to win for my boyfriend who has been a Old Spice since high school

  5. Kristin McCall

    March 15, 2017 at 11:23 am

    I want to win because my husband loves Old Spice. I really want to surprise him with this for his birthday.

  6. Meghan

    March 15, 2017 at 11:36 am

    My husband would love this set, he always uses Old Spice

  7. Char

    March 15, 2017 at 11:59 am

    I’m a teacher and hockey coach that would love to use this before or after a hard skate. Thank you so much!

  8. Mary Cloud

    March 15, 2017 at 12:01 pm

    I’d like to win this for my son – he would love it.

  9. jeremy mclaughlin

    March 15, 2017 at 12:04 pm

    Would love to be able to try these products.

  10. Christine Labelle

    March 15, 2017 at 1:35 pm

    My son loves Old Spice. He is turning 19 soon and he would love this for his birthday. Old Spice smells amazing!

  11. Cindy Peterson

    March 15, 2017 at 2:07 pm

    I adore that beanie. My husband wears beanies and he would just look so cute in that retro look.

  12. Erin Madigan

    March 15, 2017 at 4:08 pm

    I would love to win this for my boyfriend. He loves Old Spice, and this would be great for him.

  13. Justin Sparks

    March 15, 2017 at 4:09 pm

    I should win because I never win anything

  14. Emily Benzing

    March 15, 2017 at 6:52 pm

    I’d love to win because my boyfriend and I are huge Old Spice fans! We buy all of their products and use them religiously. It would be a nice surprise 🙂

  15. Allan F

    March 15, 2017 at 6:57 pm

    I love Old Spice and all of their products. it would be awesome to win

  16. angela smith

    March 16, 2017 at 12:12 am

    I should win cause my husband would totally love this and i think these old spice products are awesome

  17. Carlos

    March 16, 2017 at 1:41 am

    I would love to win this product – think I can make good use of it.

  18. Jeanne Rousseau

    March 16, 2017 at 2:29 am

    This would be great to win for my son who only uses old spice. Thank you for the chance! I know he’d be super excited to receive this!

  19. Morgan Watson

    March 16, 2017 at 2:43 am

    I would love to win this for my husband.

  20. Darlene Carbajal

    March 16, 2017 at 8:04 pm

    I would like to win this for my boyfriend because he needs some more spice in his life. Lol.

  21. Fazeela Chung

    March 16, 2017 at 9:17 pm

    I would like to win this for my hubby birthday! He likes old spice A lot especially the beanie. He would be thrilled to wear it!

  22. Aaron B.

    March 18, 2017 at 9:49 am

    I should win because I love Old Spice.

  23. mark thompson

    March 19, 2017 at 12:12 am

    I should win because i want to smell legendary for my wife and i’ve been using old spice for years!

  24. Miguel

    March 19, 2017 at 10:11 pm

    Who has hair and loves old spice? This guy!

  25. Ashley B.

    March 23, 2017 at 12:04 am

    I’d love to win for my husband! Alllll he uses is Old Spice!!

  26. Jennifer H.

    March 23, 2017 at 6:02 pm

    I would like to win this set for my husband. He would really like it.

  27. John H.

    March 23, 2017 at 7:01 pm

    I would like to win this because I like Old Spice and I would like to try these out.

  28. Carol

    March 23, 2017 at 7:13 pm

    This would be great.

  29. Jessica Whitehouse

    March 23, 2017 at 11:49 pm

    I’d like to win for my husband or son.

  30. accontests6

    March 24, 2017 at 11:54 am

    I love old spice and would love this prize.

  31. Dawn Ballo

    March 24, 2017 at 2:39 pm

    I want to win because my husband loves Old Spice products.

  32. Lilith

    March 24, 2017 at 7:04 pm

    I’d love to win because my husband likes old spice and could use a new hat

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Enter To Win A $100 Gift Card So You Can Upgrade Your Summer Wardrobe

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If you’re looking to update your Summer wardrobe, then you have come to the right place, as we’ve partnered with Nakturnal to give away two $100 gift cards to East Dane.

For those of you unfamiliar with East Dane, the popular men’s fashion e-tailer launched back in 2013 and delivers a thoughtful, straightforward approach to men’s fashion. They serve up heritage brands and new names for men who are more interested in style than trends — those guys who understand that dressing well comes from a combination of confidence and quality construction, and not just a trendy label.

East Dane is your one-stop shop for the best men’s fashion. with a brand roster that includes familiar names like Helmut Lang and Norse Projects, along with up-and-comers like Raen and Saturdays NYC. There are so many great pieces to choose from that it’s easy to fall down the rabbit hole!

So how would I spend a $100 East Dane gift card?

Polo Ralph Lauren tiger tee

This Polo Ralph Lauren tiger logo tee is a nice alternative to the traditional polo player that we are all used to seeing, and the quality of their shirts are second to none. If you’re looking for a modern/slim fit, buy your normal size. If you want a regular fit, go one size larger.

Emporio Armani Renato Watch

Since I will be showing some skin, I might as well accessorize with some wrist bling. East Dane has a great selection of mens watches to choose from, like this Emporio Armani watch, which offers a clean yet sophisticated look, without breaking the bank.

Saturdays NYC swim trunks

Heading to the beach? Then you’ve got to make sure you look the part. Saturdays NYC has killer swim shorts that will help you stand out from the crowd (and get the attention of the ladies), like this unique tropical number.

Come to think of it, I might need to check out their selection of mens bags, as my current bag is looking pretty rough. They’ve got a sweet Filson small duffel bag that is calling my name.


So I’ve picked out a few of my favorite pieces, and now it is your turn to do the same! To enter the giveaway, simply visit East Dane and pick out your favorite item from the store. Then leave a comment below telling us what it is (even better, link to it!) and you could win one of two $100 gift cards!

We will pick two lucky winners at random on July 3rd at 5pm EST. Located outside of the US? International shipping is free for orders of $100 or more, but any potential customs tariffs must be paid for by the winner. These vary greatly from country to country based on the items you purchase.

Good luck!

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Enter To Win A Carrier Cor Wi-Fi Thermostat

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Carrier Cor Wi-Fi Thermostat

If you’re looking to make your home a little smarter, it’s time to invest in a smart thermostat. Sure, you probably already have a programmable thermostat that lets you turn down the heat or A/C while you’re at work, which helps to bring down your energy bill each month. But they run on simple schedules and have limited capabilities.

Enter the Carrier Côr Wi-Fi Thermostat. As the name suggests, this smart thermostat can be accessed over Wi-Fi, allowing you to control your home’s heating and cooling from anywhere in the world, as long as your smartphone has an Internet connection. Simply fire up the Côr app and adjust the temperature to your liking.

Just think about that for a second. Have you ever gone away for a long weekend in December and forgot to lower the heat before you left? Or worse yet, you go on vacation in the summer, and in order to save on utilities, you turn off the A/C complete. Sure, you save money on your utilities, but when you get back home, it can take hours for the house to cool down again!

Carrier Cor Wi-Fi Thermostat

With a smart thermostat like this, those situations are a thing of the past.

The innovative Côr thermostat is designed to combine home comfort with reduced energy use, with homeowners saving an average of 20% on their heating & cooling energy costs. Features like Ideal Away let the thermostat intelligently adapt beyond manual programming for greater efficiency, while still meeting your ideal comfort levels. Energy reports help you see exactly when your energy dollars are being spent so you can modify settings to maximize savings. It even provides you customized energy saving tips. How cool is that?

As you can see, the Côr thermostat is also pretty sharp looking, with a full-color touchscreen display (which features intuitive, on-screen prompts, along with local weather 4-day forecast), a screen off option during sleep mode, and motion sensor that brightens the screen when it senses someone approaching it. The silver bezel gives it a modern look, and it takes very little wall space, measuring at 4″H x 4″W x 1″D.

Carrier Cor Wi-Fi Thermostat

The Carrier Côr Wi-Fi thermostat retails for $250. For more information on Carrier systems, please visit www.airconditioningsoutheast.com.

As promised, we’re giving away a Carrier Côr Wi-Fi thermostat to one lucky Guys Gab reader, and it couldn’t be easier to enter the giveaway. Simply leave a comment below telling us why you want to win. We’ll pick a winner at random on June 30th at 5pm EST.

Good luck!

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This Mother’s Day, Treat Mom To Breakfast In Bed.. And Maybe Even A Spa Gift Card

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Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Bays English Muffins, but all opinions are my own.

It’s hard to believe, but we’re just a few weeks away from Mother’s Day. Do you know what you are getting that special superwoman on your list? My suggestion – Start things off on the right foot and treat her to breakfast in bed. She will appreciate the effort.

While the notion of cooking breakfast might seem daunting to some (myself included), there’s no need to panic, as we’ve partnered with Bays® English Muffins, who have provided us with some tasty and delicious Mother’s Day recipes that are easy to make and sure to please!

Trust me, if I can make these dishes, then you can too. See how easy it is for yourself:

If she’s a fan of French Toast, Bays Classic French Toast substitutes boring bread for English muffins. The Mattina Toscana is a restaurant-quality egg sandwich. The Chocolate Chunk Cheesecake Spread is perfect for those Mom’s with a sweet tooth. But my personal favorite would have to be the Strawberry Ricotta Balsamic Bites.

Bays English Muffins comes in four different varieties (Original, Sourdough, Multi-Grain and Honey Wheat), so feel free to use whichever one best suits her tastes in your dish. You can find them in your grocer’s refrigerated case next to the eggs – not in the bread aisle.

You can find these recipes and more on Bays website under the recipe tab, but I’ve included the Strawberry Ricotta Balsamic Bites recipe here for your convenience:

Strawberry Ricotta Balsamic Bites recipe

Ingredients:
1/2 cup ricotta cheese
1 pkg. (4 oz.) goat cheese (or whipped cream cheese)
3 teaspoons grated lemon rind, divided
4 BAYS English Muffins, any variety, split
8 medium strawberries, trimmed, sliced
2-1/2 tablespoons balsamic glaze
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper

Instructions:
Mix ricotta cheese, goat cheese and 2 teaspoons of the lemon rind.
Toast English muffins.
Spread about 2 tablespoons ricotta mixture on each muffin half. Top evenly with strawberries; drizzle with glaze. Sprinkle with remaining 1 teaspoon lemon rind, salt and pepper.

Bon Appétit!

But wait, there’s more!

Enter The Bays English Muffins What Mom’s Want Sweepstakes

Bays English Muffins - What Mom Wants Sweepstakes

To make Mother’s Day a little brighter, Bays is hosting an awesome giveaway, where one lucky winner will receive a $200 Spa gift card, so Mom can treat herself to the spa treatment(s) of her choice. Now that’s a gift that is sure to make her happy!

You can enter the contest every day from April 24th to May 13th 2018 on Bays Facebook page. Official rules can be found at Bays.com. And while you’re at it, don’t forget to ‘LIKE’ Bays’ Facebook page, to share your Bays creations and pick up some new ideas.

Good luck!

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