Conor LaRocque

Freelance Blog Writer

Location icon United States

B.A. English & Creative Writing
M.F.A. Playwriting

Former blog contributor for Grooming Lounge. Looking for new freelance writing opportunities.

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Celebrity Grooming Mistakes -- Men's Edition

Fame is a double-edged sword. While accomplishments are publicly praised, the more objectionable feats and slipups are also subject to intense scrutiny. And in the age of social media, the whiffs and gaffes of outrageous fortune are quickly shared and picked apart for our amusement. Sometimes it's unfair.

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The Best Brews To Avoid A Beer Gut

Clawing your way back from holiday excess can be a difficult transition, especially when you're trying to stick to a weight-related New Year's resolution. Often this means easing up on some of your favorite goodies - like beer.

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4 Ways To Take Care Of Your Hands To Look Less Gross

We put our hands through so much every day, they really take a beating. They're on the front lines of incidents and accidents, getting caught in car doors and braving the widely used subway poles. For many, strenuous use of the hands is the key to a successful day's work.

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Will Shaving My Armpits Reduce Sweating and Body Odor?

The big sweat stains that pool at our armpits might suggest that underarm hair is to blame. But the issue is actually more complex. Shaving the pits will make you a sleeker swimmer, but is it actually useful for people who are looking to cut down on the sweating?

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Best Black Friday Deals You Didn't Know You Needed

The best exercise after your gravy-soaked Turkey Day smorgasbord is a healthy bout of Black Friday shopping. But if you don't want to get trampled in pursuit of big-ticket electronics, keep in mind some under-the-radar gems you can snag at a remarkable discount from the comfort of your couch.

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Top Holiday Movies to Get You in the Spirit

With Thanksgiving in the rearview, our collective focus naturally turns to the holiday finales of December. The Hallmark Channel churns out an endless array of made-for-TV movies and yet another incarnation of The Grinch has hit theatres. By no means a definitive list, here's just a sample (in no particular order) of holiday films that reliably serve up some serious cheeriness.

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learn how to use your grill this holiday

Our nation is turning the big 2-4-2 this year and chances are you're breaking out the grill to celebrate. Serving as host and pit master at your Independence Day BBQ is a great opportunity to show off your cooking chops. But if you're not careful, your grilled delicacies can start a revolution of their own.

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The Bestest Body Washes From Molton Brown

How much thought do you put into buying body wash? Most likely not as much as Molton Brown puts into making body wash. MB has been producing bath and body products from its London headquarters since 1973 - and you won't find any blandly labeled "cool," "clean," or "fresh" bottles rolling out under their watch.

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The Best Wallets Money Can Buy

Remember the Seinfeld episode where George reveals his wallet is so overcrowded it deserves its own zip code? It should go without saying, but... don't be like George. While many small possessions may seem important enough to keep in your pocket at all times, your billfold's no good if it can't actually fold.

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