How to Minimize Ingrown Hairs

How to Minimize Ingrown Hairs

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Small but mighty, and equally as painful, ingrown hairs are a common source of shaving discomfort. Extremely common, ingrown hairs are caused by hair that grows into ski rather than the surface of skin. They can be caused by shaving or clogged pores and are more common in those with coarse and curly hair.   Minimizing Ingrown Hairs  A simple way to reduce the frequency of ingrown hairs is by maintaining a proper cleansing routine. Daily face washing eliminates the buildup…

Brand Profile: 4th of July Edition

Brand Profile: 4th of July Edition

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Happy 4th! This Independence Day, we’re highlighting some of the American brands we carry. Checkout the ABC’s of American grooming and shaving brands from across the US.   Anthony Based in New York City, Anthony has been developing their specialized formulas exclusively for men for over a dozen years. The collection is enriched with natural ingredients and of the products are allergy tested and never tested on animals.  Barrister & Mann  Founded by Will Carius in 2013 as a solution to…

Made in Canada

Made in Canada

Our nation’s 153rd birthday is just days away. We’re getting ready to celebrate with many of the Canadian brands and products featured on our website. Be it shaving or grooming, there’s a Canadian-made solution that is right for you! Featured Brands Crown Shaving Co. Traditional shaving creams and lotions, along with newer addition like colognes and eau de perfumes make up the Crown Shaving Co. collection. With a barbershop in operation since 1965, the family run business offers quality products…

Summer Essentials for Men

Summer Essentials for Men

Warmer weather and sunshine have arrived! Just like changing to your summer wardrobe, tweaks to your grooming routine should also be updated seasonally, especially in summer. FACE CARE You can reduce the appearance of fine lines and sunspots on your face with very subtle changes, like swapping your standard moisturizer with an SPF Moisturizer.  This ensures your skin is both protected from the sun’s powerful rays and keeps is nourished and hydrated throughout the day. Recommended: Urth Face Balm SPF 15, Jack Black…

Brand Spotlight: Castelbel Porto & Portus Cale

Brand Spotlight: Castelbel Porto & Portus Cale

Crafted in Portugal, Castelbel Porto and Portus Cale are known for their exquisite shaving, grooming and home products.   Castelbel Porto  Castelbel Porto was founded out of a passion for quality. Its founder, Aquiles Barros, was a chemistry professor that headed a manufacturing team producing luxury soap. Within a year of production, his small team of six had enormous success, with a turnover of 150 thousand euros.    The Castelbel collection has a rich history, reflected in its vibrant packaging that celebrates different regions of Portugal. Inspired by…

Gifts Dad Will Love

Gifts Dad Will Love

You might be celebrating Father’s Day a little different this year but, you can still send dad a little gift to let him know you’re thinking about him.   Here are some of our top gift picks for dad this year.   SHAVING ESSENTIALS Give your dad a traditional barbershop experience in the comfort of his own bathroom with a wet-shaving set or some great news saving tools.    Top picks: Fendrihan 4-Piece Wet Shaving Set with Safety Razor and Badger Shaving Brush, Save…

Deodorant vs Antiperspirant

Deodorant vs Antiperspirant

Wanting to combat both sweat and odour, choosing between deodorant and antiperspirant can be a bit of a challenge. We’re taking a quick look at each to help you make choose the best option for you and your skin.   Deodorant  Like its name suggests, deodorants primarily work to prevent and mask odour. Categorized as a cosmetic product, deodorants are generally formulated with an alcohol-base to help fight odour causing bacteria. They’re often available in a variety of fragrances that help mask body odour. Unlike…

Choosing the Right Hair Styling Product

Choosing the Right Hair Styling Product

Gel, Pomade, Wax, Hair Cream, Hair Tonic or Clay? One of the most confusing thing about modern hair products is their multiplicity: there’s just so many of them! How can you possibly tell which one is right for you? Hair is an important part of your general appearance, and styling products are expensive, so it’s worth taking the time to choose the right one. Most styling products for men can be sorted into broad categories, but they’re not thick and…

Brand Spotlight – Caswell-Massey

Brand Spotlight – Caswell-Massey

America’s oldest consumer brand, Caswell-Massey, is now available at Fendrihan.  History  Caswell-Massey, a traditional American brand, is rooted in history and tradition. Known for its original apothecary remedies, its luxury triple-milled soap collection, and its signature fragrance collection, the brand spans almost three centuries of production.  Established in 1752 in Newport, Rhode Island by Dr. William Hunter, a Scottish doctor, Caswell-Massey is best-known as the creator of the first American Fragrance. Their signature fragrances, including Jockey Club, Newport, and the original Number…

Green Grooming Products for Earth Day!

Green Grooming Products for Earth Day!

Today marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day! Founded with the mission to educate and mobilize action on environmental protection, this global movement is now observed in over 190 countries. Individuals are challenged to shift their daily behaviours to reduce their impact on the environment. This inlcudes your shaving and grooming routines! We’ve listed a few brands that are committed to environemtal sustainability and sustainable products with limited or no waste.   Wise  Made in Canada, Wise aims to produce natural products for men with ingredients that are diligently…

Beard Maintenance 101

Beard Maintenance 101

With the current state of affairs, we’re relaxing out grooming habits. If you’re letting your beard grow, you should still continue to nourish and condition it to keep your hair and skin healthy. This will make it much easier to shave off when the day comes and will ensure skin stays soft and hydrated. Beard Wash First things first, you need to wash and condition your beard daily. Use a beard wash or conditioner to remove oil, dirt and grime…

Fer à Cheval’s Resurgence

Fer à Cheval’s Resurgence

Fer à Cheval is the oldest soap factory in Marseille, France. First opened in 1856, the factory uses traditional methods, and time-honoured recipes, to create popular Marseille soaps. Their name, Fer à Cheval, means horseshoe and was chosen to evoke happiness and a prosperous business. The brand symbol is also stamped with seven nails for success. Formulation Savon de Marseille is handmade and uses completely natural ingredients and is cooked in the cauldrons. Formulated with vegetal oil, salt, water and soda…