Manscape. Girls Notice.

Manscape. Girls Notice.

The Do's and Don'ts of facial hair from a woman's perspective. Men, read closely.

For some guys, college is the first time in their lives that facial hair appears as more than a few small chin hairs or a creepy mustache. With this great new power, comes great responsibility. Unfortunately, too many guys use their facial hair powers for evil, not for good. The “scruffy” look only looks good on McDreamy, and might categorize you as homeless to others. Trust me, girls notice when you Manscape.

Here are the Do’s and Don’ts when it comes to facial hair, according to women: 


DO manscape. What is manscaping you ask?

Verb: To remove unwanted body hair, other than scalp hair, by waxing, shaving, etc.

This is crucial, especially during that awkward phase when your beard or mustache is emerging.

DO pick a beard/mustache style that shapes your jaw line. Your facial hair says something about your personality, hobbies and lifestyle.

If you go with the neck beard, you're saying, “I'm a wild, outdoorsman,” who probably shaves with his knife by a campfire every night. Be careful, though; if the neckbeard starts to grow too low, it may blend into chest hair. In this case you just become that smelly, hairy guy. To avoid being wrongly accused of bad hygiene, insert manscape.


The circle beard, called the Van Dyke, gives more of a strange, dangerous look. This occurs when the goatee beard connects with the mustache to form an entire circle. 

DO shave your face clean before you officially commit to growing a beard & stache. Contrary to popular belief, slightly trimming a beard will not help it grow.

DO wash your beard with soap or shampoo. Our hair anatomically absorbs smells, so if you don't wash it, girls will cringe.

DO invest in beard oil if it begins to grow in length. Not only will it make your beard smell fantastic, but it eliminates specific problems like beard itch, below-the-beard acne, and sensitive skin, without feeling greasy.

DO take vitamins like keratin that help your hair grow if you're desiring to get on Gandalf's level. 


DON'T let your facial scruff get to the 6 o’clock shadow. Shave that sucker, or manscape it, around 4 o'clock. Any later and you look slightly homeless; unless you're Bradley Cooper.

DON’T try growing a beard if you just can’t. If your beard stays in the patchy stage for more than a week, it’s not worth your face looking like a newborn baby’s head. Embrace your bald face; maybe try a mustache.

DON’T do the solo Goatee. A complete goatee covers your chin with a patch, below a small patch below the lower lip, and is concluded with a clean mustache. Take away one of these elements, and you've become Chris Kirkpatrick; the member of *NSync we all forget about. Now you know why…

DON'T grow a handle bar mustache unless you're, "that guy."

DON'T let it get too long unless you're planning on using it for recreational purposes. 

Girls notice guys who are well groomed, but don't just do it for the ladies. Manscaping will make you feel more mature, clean and will give off a more put together vibe overall. 

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Lil Yachty's 'Lil Boat 2' May Not Be Enough To Keep Him Afloat

Here's what you need to know about "Lil Boat 2."

On March 9, Lil Yachty dropped his newest album, “Lil Boat 2.” The album consists of 17 songs, most of which were probably better off not being on the album and seriously failed to impress me, despite its early success on iTunes.

In all of the reviews I have ever written, I normally organize it song-by-song, giving feedback to each track. This time, however, I think I can save all of us time on this article by just being completely honest about Lil Yachty’s “Lil Boat 2.”

Most of the songs from 1-10 on the tracklist are NOT worth listening to.

Other than those three, every other song from the top ten songs on the tracklist were absolute garbage.

The beats to the songs weren’t that bad but, overall, it just sounded like Lil Yachty and his features were WAY too high to be in the studio.

Yachty’s flows, bars and rhyme schemes were ALL weak throughout the entire album, and if it weren’t for the final six songs on “Lil Boat 2,” this review would be nothing but bashing Lil Yachty.

From the 12th track on the album, "MICKEY" (ft. Offset, Lil Baby) the album runs through much more smoothly, regardless of how basic those last couple of songs are.

I imagine Lil Yachty’s fanbase consists mostly of teenagers who eat Tide for Internet views and anybody who knows nothing about what a real rapper is.

Seriously. I cannot stress how elementary this album is. If you’re looking for new rap music to listen to, check out Tory Lanez’s album, “MEMORIES DON’T DIE,” or Logic’s “Bobby Tarantino II.”

Both of those albums are so much better than “Lil Boat 2” that they make Yachty look like an amateur — which he is.

Final Score: 5.8/10
Cover Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons

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Did Draco Malfoy Ever Get The Clout He Deserved?

Yes, he was literally the worst for a majority of the series. But does this one moment make up for it all?

The new trailer for the “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” series just dropped and I have a LOT of feelings. Mainly:

With the release of this new trailer, the only natural thing to do is to binge watch the "Harry Potter" series. Now, if you don’t know about "Harry Potter" series, I’m going to assume that you were born literally minutes ago. For those of you who do know what I’m talking about, let’s chat.

Throughout the series, we see some pretty rotten witches, wizards and muggles. The worst being Bellatrix LeStrange, in my opinion.

*Side note: Voldemort killed meticulously and with his own “reasoning” that supported his actions. Bellatrix killed for sport. No reason was necessary to support her choices. Regardless of who I thought was worse, it doesn’t change the fact that they were both 100% assholes.*

Throughout the movie, and even more so throughout the book, we are able to see slight character arcs for a majority of these lesser-evil villains, such as Petunia Dursley, Narcissa Malloy, Snape, and Draco Malfoy.

After Snape, Draco had one of the biggest character arcs in the series. He saved Harry and, ultimately, through his actions, gave Harry one last chance to defeat Voldemort. How? Well, Pottermore explains it best, but to put it simply, he refused to give Harry, Ron, and Hermione up to Bellatrix and the Snatchers.

This moment is so pivotal and apparent in the books, yet on screen, while it’s still a huge moment, it still gets downplayed. The weight of the moment isn’t truly felt and could be taken as more of a mistake on Malfoy’s part. That moment, if not understood correctly, could change many viewers' opinions about Draco's transformation from elitist, bigot, selfish snob to a (slightly) unknowingly ignorant, scared, defeated teen.

Damnit, J.K. Rowling, you’ve done it again. Even after all these years, somehow I still always seem to find something new.

Now let’s talk about how the new movie will allow the Ministry to apparate onto Hogwarts?!

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