How to Keep Your Cashmere Comfortable

How to Keep Your Cashmere Comfortable

By now your closet is stocked with warm and cozy sweaters to get you though winter. If you own a cashmere sweater, or other garment, you know there’s nothing quite like its softness and comfort. These articles of clothing were once something only the upper crust could afford, but modern methods have made cashmere accessible to the masses. Now that we can all afford cashmere, we need to learn how to keep it soft and comfortable for many seasons of…

What Are the Best Razor Blades for Men?

What Are the Best Razor Blades for Men?

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Choosing the best razor blades for men can be complicated. The best razor blades for one man may not be the best choice for another man. The good news is that the vast array of available options means that any man can find the perfect choice with just a little trial and error. For anyone who is uncertain where to begin, blade samplers are the best way to discover which brand suits you best.

What Is the Best Shaving Soap for Men?

What Is the Best Shaving Soap for Men?

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The best shaving soap for men is the one that works best for the individual male. Most men have a few things in common when looking for the perfect product. Everyone wants a thick, rich lather that will lubricate the skin and provide a smooth, close shave without irritation, bumps or razor burn. For some men, that means using a lightly scented soap especially formulated for sensitive skin with ingredients like aloe and green tea. Other men may prefer a…

How to Use a Straight Razor Part 2: Time and Patience Are Two Components of the Perfect Shave

How to Use a Straight Razor Part 2: Time and Patience Are Two Components of the Perfect Shave

Once you have honed and stropped your straight razor to perfection, you are ready to begin the process of leaning how to use a straight razor. Don’t be intimidated, but do remember that time and patience are two of the most important components of the perfect shave. It isn’t something that you should attempt if you woke up late, but you have to get to work early. Even if you slow down and shave at a relaxed pace, a beginner…

How to Use a Straight Razor Part 1: It All Begins With Honing

How to Use a Straight Razor Part 1: It All Begins With Honing

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For men, there is no better way to get a fabulously smooth shave than by using a straight razor. Like so many other worthwhile endeavors, learning how to use a straight razor takes time and patience. Like riding a bicycle, it may take persistence to get the hang of wet-shaving, but the skill will last forever once you learn it. The first thing you must realize is that nicks and cuts are inevitable while you are learning. This is normal…

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

At Fendrihan, we believe that Thanksgiving Day is the perfect time to tell our valued customers how much we appreciate them, not only today but throughout the year as well. So, to our loyal customers, we offer you our sincerest thanks for your patronage. We are happy to be here to make your men’s grooming and shaving experience the very best that it can be. It is our pledge to continue to offer quality products from the finest international companies…

Well-kept beards and mustaches for Movember 2012

Well-kept beards and mustaches for Movember 2012

With Movember 2012 in the horizon, it’s inevitable to see men everywhere growing shaggy beards and mustaches. The reason behind the practice is a noble one and we are always excited to see that this month-long event, along with prostate cancer awareness and support for its research, gain more and more traction. But there’s no reason for eschewing neatness in favor of a yeti-like mug. While some might think that male grooming equals a shaven face, a properly looked after…

eShave Pre-Shave Oil Line: Seven Drops of Pure Energy

eShave Pre-Shave Oil Line: Seven Drops of Pure Energy

“Preparation is king”, a premise every modern gentleman should take into consideration no matter his shaving routine. Taking this step before the sharp blade touches your face will help not only with the softening of thick hair follicles but will also protect against irritation, dryness and potential razor clogging. A high quality product designed for both skin rejuvenating and razor longevity is the light, pleasantly scented pre-shave oil offered by the eShave line. Even if the company is just an…

Can you shave without shaving cream?

Can you shave without shaving cream?

There are several options for men who want to shave without shaving cream. For example, there are fragrant shaving soaps that can be used with natural badger-hair bristle shaving brushes to create a rich, thick lather that can be used for a close shave. Shaving oil is another excellent alternative. Just a few drops of quality shaving oil can lubricate the whiskers, moisturize the skin and provide a close shave while minimizing razor bumps. For a less traditional alternative to…

Coconut Shave Bowl: Breathe Deeply of Taylor of Old Bond Street’s Latest Offering

Coconut Shave Bowl: Breathe Deeply of Taylor of Old Bond Street’s Latest Offering

Where does that deep sigh of contentment come from the moment you first catch a whiff of the new Coconut shaving cream from Taylor of Old Bond Street? Starts down at your toes, strangely feeling a sandy bite, with a final exhale of pure relaxation and slow-paced peacefulness. As Marcel Proust knew well, this is not simply the anticipation of a fine lather drifting from the bowl of quality shaving cream, ready for your favorite badger or boar brush. Although…