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Movember Month Of Wellness

Movember Month Of Wellness

Around the world the month of November is synonymous with men’s health; organizations, brands and individuals come together to raise awareness for men’s mental health and cancer prevention. This is extra important for men, as these issues are all too often left unspoken.At rokpool we’re passionate about helping guys on their path to looking and feeling their best selves. That’s why we launched our Movember Month Of Wellness, a month dedicated to helping men lead happier, healthier and more fulfilling lives.One of the biggest challenges we face is normalising conversations on mental health – or, to put it simply, talking...

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Natural Deodorants vs. Aluminum-Based Antiperspirants: What you need to know

Natural Deodorants vs. Aluminum-Based Antiperspirants: What you need to know

Your body produces sweat as part of its natural process to keep cool when it’s hot, and to flush out toxins from the lymph nodes located just under your armpits. But the sweat itself is naturally odorless.Bacteria living on the skin is what can cause odor. The bacteria feast on proteins contained in your sweat and as they break down those compounds, things can get stinky - a process the experts call “bromhidrosis”.

How Antiperspirants Work

All commercial antiperspirants use the same strategy of stopping the sweat from even coming out of the sweat glands!

 Check the back label of any commercial...

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Six Tips for Great Hair

Six Tips for Great Hair

If there is one thing that unites humanity, it’s that we all want great hair, but we’ll be the first to admit, achieving it is not always easy. So when good hair days feel few and far between, it’s easy to settle for just okay. Well, friends, we don’t have to.Attaining great hair doesn’t take a lot of effort, as long as you know what to do. Here are some tips for all men to achieve their best hair. 1. Don't Wash Your Hair Every Day The notion of having extra clean hair seems like a good idea for hair...

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A Calm Confidence

A Calm Confidence

The Surf House is many things to many people, it’s a great cafe for meeting and chilling with friends. It’s a surf shop - reminiscent of the spots many of us grew up with around the world - a chilled out space selling all the essential elements to complement a coastal lifestyle. They also do equipment rental; getting 100s of people per week into the water on surf boards, stand up paddles, hydro foils and more. But more than anything, the Surf House is an authentic and super strong community of like minded people, that find peace, happiness and camaraderie...

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Solitude of the Ultra

Solitude of the Ultra

Miguel Veterano is an accomplished photographer with a career spanning 20 years; across multiple countries and photographic disciplines. From an early age Miguel has found a type of peace and balance in solitude and through physical exertion; first with competitive surfing and recently with ultra distance, multi terrain cycling. We caught up with Miguel post his latest trip to Iceland.
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