We'll assume, by cheap you mean affordable. Not of shoddy quality. Two great places to find quality ties on the cheap are actually online. Both The Knottery and The Tie Bar have a wide range of modern and stylish options in various fabrics from silk and cotton, to wool and tweeds (not to mention handsome accessories like tie bars, pocket squares, scarves, etc.) for ridiculously low prices. But they look and feel like they cost a lot more.
I've surrendered to the fact that I'm losing my hair and have gone with a buzz cut. But my scalp is always shiny. I tried putting some baby powder in the morning, but it seems to go away by mid-day. Any suggestions?
You'll want to apply a mattifying product. Some moisturizers and lotions have these built in, but you likely don't need to moisturize your scalp every day. Anthony Logistic's Instant Fix absorbs excess grease on contact to "keep shine at bay all day" by using silica to sop up excess oil while glycerin helps balance your skin's natural moisture. Plus, it's not sticky, absorbs quickly and lasts all day.
I think I'm ready to try an online dating site. Do they even work? And how do I do it without seeming like a creep?
You're not alone sir. According to the latest research from the Pew Internet & American Life Project, nearly 40% of all American singles are using dating sites and apps (and 23% of online daters say they have met a spouse or long term relationship through these sites). The key is to be honest—in your photos, your profile and what you're looking for in the other person. And keep in mind that the messages you send are pretty much the make-or-break criteria for whether or not they'll want to meet IRL. Grant Langston, senior director at eHarmony, recommends keeping your messages brief. No more than two paragraphs, tops. It should have some humor (think subtle self-deprecation, not jokey) and should also mention some common interest from your profiles—but save any anecdotes for your first date.