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Taking (self)care of you

Taking (self)care of you

Many men, and their significant others, believe that they could dedicate a little more time to their self-care and grooming routines. Sometimes getting out of bed, splashing your face with water, and putting a hat on can do the trick; however, most would agree that some of us could be putting a little more work into our physical and mental health through self-care. Small efforts like moisturising, shaving and styling your hair can go a long way in improving your day-to-day well-being and raising your confidence. There are ample ways to improve your self-care and grooming routines through attainable, affordable...

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The dirt about Soaps

The dirt about Soaps

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SOAP  Historically, soap was made from vegetable oils, such as olive oil, aromatic oils (such as Thyme or Laurel oil) and lye (al-Soda al-Kawia) and was first produced by Muslim chemists in the medieval Islamic world. Some theories maintain the Romans first discovered Soap when the fat from the roasting meat trickled through the ash from the fire into the river, making foam. Either way, the basic formula for soap hasn’t changed since then. Get the dirt about soaps and everything you need to know about Olive Oil Soaps. Olive Oil Soap is the...

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What's the Fuss About Palm Oil?

What's the Fuss About Palm Oil?

Here at Valor, its a Palm Oil Free Zone!   We are committed to NEVER using Palm Oil or Palm products and their derivatives. It's Easy! However... Palm Oil Tree plantations are a massive industry. Particularly in Malaysia, Borneo and Indonesia. Millions of hectares of rainforest habitats have been cleared and continue being cleared by bulldozing and burning. You may have seen the images taken from space showing dark clouds of smoke over vast areas of Asia & South America caused by burning off native Rainforests, in order to plant more Palm Oil trees. Many species, including Orangutans, are either...

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How to shave with Valor

How to shave with Valor

How to Shave with Valor First up, we know every man develops his own unique Modus Operandi for shaving, but here is a tried and proven methodology for the cleanest shave, and a good place to start. We endorse the old fashion wet shave with a brush and safety razor. It is still the most painless and efficient way to achieve the cleanest shave! And multiple blades and turbo pivots aren’t going to change that. Start with a good quality stainless steel razor (you won’t find anything sharper) and it’s going to be a lot cheaper and environmentally friendly, than replacing those disposable...

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