Women Love Menaji for Their Men and for Themselves
Mënaji featured in "Looking for Cheaper Skin-Care Products? Borrow From the Men" from the New York Times Fashion & Style section:
A couple of decades ago, when the notion of men's eye cream or facial scrub seemed far-fetched, many men were reduced to borrowing products from their wives or girlfriends or, worse, approaching a pink-smocked salesclerk at a cosmetic counter.
But now the shoe increasingly is on the other well-pumiced foot: Women are stealing from men. The way products are formulated for men (with moisturizers, for example, forgoing floral or fruity fragrances and being less greasy) appeals to many women, too. And men's products often cost considerably less....
About four years ago, Jean Kelly, a freelance television commercial producer in Fairfield, Conn., bought two products from the men's brand Mënaji for her husband, Will, to combat undereye puffiness and dark circles. Soon after she bought the 911 Eye Gel and the Urban Camo concealer stick, she began using them herself.
"It's thinner and not quite as heavy, and must make men feel like it's less like makeup and more like putting on lotion," Ms. Kelly said. "I've never been a heavy makeup user, and this is light, easy to use and it works."
Michele Probst, who introduced Mënaji 15 years ago, said the eye gel is the most popular product among women, who constitute about half its users.
"If it works, women are going to buy it, whether it's made for men or made for animals, like the horse mane shampoo," said Ms. Probst, referring to equine shampoos like Mane 'n Tail that grew popular among women in the 1990s.
Read the article in the New York Times.
Menaji Nominated As a Men's Style and Wardrobe Staple
BOAT International magazine features Menaji CAMO Concealer in its March issue: “On the big night this nifty little stick will help disguise the effects of blemishes, dark eyes and high living – and it was originally developed for actors.” Read the article.
Menaji, Playboy and The Made-Up Man: In 2015, Will Men Wear Make-Up?
In the January/February 2015 issue of Playboy, Joel Stein writes:
"In the not too distant future, men will start to wear makeup all the time...
Menaji - which names it man makeup manly things such as CAMO Concealer, packages it in manly ChapStick-like containers and mailes it in manly cigar boxes - has been worn by regular dudes including Tom Hanks, Tim McGraw and Neil Young...
So you can either wait to be the last puffy, wrinkly, spotted dude in America, or take advantage of this transitional moment, put on some moisturizer with tint and out-handsome the competition."
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Menaji's 3-in-1 ClearShave Gel makes the list of Editors' Picks! See the handful of goodies in Nashville Lifestyles
Men's Travel Essentials: Grooming on the Go
Lodging magazine, the official publication of the American Hotel and Lodging Association, recommends Menaji Skincare "for men who need to look sharp for that business meeting or want to freshen up after a long flight. The Camo Concealer covers surprise blemishes or razor bumps, and the 911 Eye Gel refreshes like a mini-icepack."