ThatIsBeyond… the small life changes that make a big, big difference.

As a perpetual worrier about what people think of me, I have a pretty full-on work ethic. I have been super driven about attaining my achievements and always wanting people to believe in me and my work. The pressure that self-builds and rests on my shoulders can be pretty debilitating and stressful. Along with this, […]

ThatIsBeyond… Dads, It’s A Beard Thang!

Along with my bouncing baby boy, came a quite distinguished beard (on my face that is, not his!). I think it was a combination of having no time to run out and get a razor, and no energy to tackle the ever-growing beast!  Long gone were the itchy days of beard growth! The worst was […]

ThatIsBeyond… AW2015 – Will you be getting your M&S Style on?

It’s always a pleasure to get a sneak preview of the M&S range for the up-coming season. More and more we are all starting to realise, that quality and longevity in Menswear is the key to a successful wardrobe. In womenswear you are thinking season to season, but with Menswear our fashion choices tend to […]

ThatIsBeyond…A Smart Casual Look #OOTD

Today’s look is one that has to transcend internal meetings and client introductions. It’s also freezing, and I have an evening theatre trip to take some clients to… This outfit needs to work hard! I have started with a blue/ marl base layer, a simple v neck t-shirt that adds texture to an otherwise basic […]

ThatIs Beyond… The completely unofficial – THe BreakIng Bad CookBook. By Chris Mitchell

“Our lawyer told us we couldn’t teach you how to cook Crystal Meth, so we came up with this instead.” Chris Mitchell, like most of the world is a super fan of the show, and brings to you and I, this offering which is part cookbook and part appreciation of all that made this show […]

Thatisbeyond…a-z of grooming products and brands!

Thatisbeyond…a-z of grooming products and brands! Here’s a little run down of what I think is hot in way of male grooming at the moment. American crew – classic fragrance. Yes yes yes, this fragrance always gets me noticed. It’s a great summer fragrance, that’s really fresh and won’t break the bank. Bluebeards Revenge – […]

That is beyond… Being BOLD (not bald)!

Believe it or not, there are a few advantages to being a bigger framed guy. There are definitely some negatives too, but mostly there are lots of reasons to celebrate all of the man that you are. It took me a long time to recognise this (it’s not always easy) but over the years it […]

That is beyond… The basics of skincare for the modern man!

Good morning, And welcome to the basics of good skincare. This blog isn’t going to look (too specifically) at brands of products, but instead a few simple steps to start you daily skincare routine off in the right way. (Depending on how quick you shower, this is a realistic 15 minute routine.) Firstly shower! Most […]

That is beyond… An appeal from my eyebrows!!!!!

Hello, my name is thatisbeyond I’m 29 and I have old man eyebrows! (I’m glad that’s off of my chest!) I am getting more and more hacked off with my own eyebrows – it seems like daily the over eye slugs are getting more and more monstrous, and to be honest I am too scared […]

Thatisbeyond…four grooming items for under a tenner, Its FIVE grooming products for under a tenner!

That is beyond four grooming items for under a tenner… It’s FIVE grooming products for under a tenner! Well on my hunt for affordable stocking fillers for guys into grooming, I came across several of my favourite products on offer and a couple of new things for a really reasonable price. These are all items […]