Put This On Your Self

Put This On Your Self: Daddy-O Shampoo by Lush

What is Daddy-O? A form of address, an entreaty, an exclamation? Daddy-O today is a shampoo by Lush, the 100% vegetarian, ethically buying, environmentally conscious, UK-based fresh handmade cosmetics company. Given the name of the shampoo and the leering illustration on my bottle’s rear of the man who created it, one might worry that Daddy-O will prove a too intimate experience…

Put This On Your Self: OGX Moroccan Surf Paste

As a young man I wore lots of hair gel: too much. My hair was sticky whenever it was not crisp, and it made me feel poorly about myself, made me feel angry about myself, but no steady force or surge of frustration could shift or reshape the immovable object. So I had to be patient and I let my hair grow…