Movember 2013 in Canada – History and Rules

Movember 2013 in Canada – History and Rules

Gentlemen! Prepare to start your moustaches! During November 2013 become a Mo Bro and join the worldwide fight against prostate cancer. Grow a moustache and join the tens of thousands of men worldwide who are united in raising donations to fight and beat this cancer. History of Movember What is Movember? This is a movement that began its humble origins by a group of 30 men in Australia in 2003 to help raise awareness and obtain sponsors and donations to…

You Asked — And Taylor of Old Bond Street Replied

You Asked — And Taylor of Old Bond Street Replied

Fendrihan recently offered our Facebook followers the unique opportunity to pose questions to the staff at Taylor of Old Bond Street. We collected queries from our gentlemen of distinction and shared them with the British men’s shaving and grooming experts at Taylor. A video answering Fendrihan’s customer’s questions has now gone live, an exciting event, indeed. The Managing Director of Taylor of Old Bond Street, Mr. Barry Klein, welcomed the questions and gave thoughtful, thorough answers to most, although he…

Learning to Strop: A Short and Succinct Guide to Straight Razor Maintenance

Learning to Strop: A Short and Succinct Guide to Straight Razor Maintenance

Practitioners of classic shaving should be all too familiar with the painful embarrassment that blunt razor blades can inflict on their faces. As a result, it is no coincidence that practitioners have come up with all manner of methods to help them maintain a sharp edge on their razors, with one method being the practice of stropping. Although said practice was once limited to professional barbers in their barbershops, modern consumers have access to all of the tools and supplies…

Travel Size Shaving Products

Travel Size Shaving Products

Whether you are traveling for work or for leisure, there are certain men’s grooming essentials that should be found in every gentleman’s travel toiletry kit. This article shares the most important products that you must always bring in your grooming arsenal to ensure that you will always look like that dashing, debonair gentleman that you are.

Choosing the Best Cologne for Men: Find your Perfect Cologne

Choosing the Best Cologne for Men: Find your Perfect Cologne

Choosing the right cologne for men is just as important as choosing your wardrobe, hairstyle or style. Your scent is a reflection of your lifestyle and personality and it is scientifically proven that scent triggers memories and imagery. Your cologne scent is therefore an important marker leaving an impression on others. Everyone has different tastes and preferences which rightfully makes the pursuit of the best men’s cologne a subjective matter. Presented below are some things to remember when choosing the…

Manicure and Pedicure Tools Every Man Should Have

Manicure and Pedicure Tools Every Man Should Have

A man’s nail care routine basically consists of trimming, shaping, filing and the overall grooming of nails. While getting a mani-pedi may be perceived predominantly as something only the ladies would do, men need to equally pay attention to their nails. Male manicure however is more basic and usually skips any form of polishing. Manicures and pedicures are generally to keep nails strong and healthy to avoid them from chipping and breaking with sharp edges. It is also for hygienic…

How To Avoid Cutting Yourself While Shaving

How To Avoid Cutting Yourself While Shaving

Every man loves the look and feel of a clean, close shave without the unbecoming cuts, razor burns, infections and bloody toilet paper. Unfortunately, getting one of those unflattering marks happens more often than not, but there are some shaving tips you can follow to prevent cutting yourself while shaving. Be Careful This is a no-brainer but the least followed advice and is easier said than done. Most shaving accidents come from bad practices which usually arise from carelessness. Take…

Product Spotlight: J.W. Hulme Co. Dopp Style Travel Kit

Product Spotlight: J.W. Hulme Co. Dopp Style Travel Kit

Each J.W. Hulme Co. Graystone Canvas Dopp Style Travel Kit is a masterpiece of canvas and leather. Already tough and durable, the Graystone canvas used in its construction is waxed to lend it additional protection. Over time, the wax rises to the surface, creating a pattern of shades and streaks unique to each piece. In contrast, the leather of the travel kit bag is distressed to enhance its appearance without compromising its strength. Combined, these elements lend this product an antique…

Skin care for men: why it is important

Skin care for men: why it is important

Your skin is the largest organ of your body and so easily gives others signals and impressions about your general health, diet and hygiene, made possible through simple observations. More importantly, your skin is your daily armor against damaging elements such as dirt and UV rays and controls your body temperature, perspiration and more. Why Skin Care is Important Even for Men Whether you can pull of the ruggedly handsome look or not, men’s skin types deserve some attention. Although…

Cold Water Shaving? Pros and Cons

Cold Water Shaving? Pros and Cons

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The debate between hot water and cold water shaving goes back to the Victorian Era where warm water was a luxury and tedious to acquire. Although obtaining hot water today is as simple as turning on the faucet, the question, “Should I shave with hot or cold water?” is still pondered upon. Since wet shaving with hot water seems to be preferred by most men, let us look at the colder alternative and its pros and cons. Pros of Cold-Water…