Choosing the ‘Write’ Fountain Pen

Choosing the ‘Write’ Fountain Pen

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With computers, cell phones, tablets and a million other devices, the art of writing with a pen and paper seems to be fading. We think it’s time to renew the love of writing and for everyone to embrace the use of a fountain pen. Fountain Penefits First patented by American Lewis Waterman 1884, the modern fountain pen comes in all different styles, price points, and has many benefits (related: Are these Europe’s Best Fountain Pens?) They feel good when you’re writing. You…

Win a Fendrihan Stainless Steel Mk II Safety Razor

Win a Fendrihan Stainless Steel Mk II Safety Razor

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Imagine one afternoon, you’re exploring the attic and you find a dusty box hidden under some old clothes. Inside are a pair of antique razors… they belonged to your grandfather. You dust off the box, and hold the razors in your hands. You can just imagine him shaving when he was young. It’s a legacy that’s hard to create in our disposable age… but not impossible.  It’s rare for us to be this excited about the launch of a new…

Seep the benefits of Sea Sponges

Seep the benefits of Sea Sponges

Better than a loofa or a mere washcloth, which can harbor a lot of bacteria and funk over time, natural sea sponges work hard to help keep you clean. What is a Sea Sponge? Extracted from the floor of the ocean, sea sponges are multi-celled organisms classified as animals! Since they grow and reproduce similar to plants, they can also be considered vegan friendly. It circulates water and absorbs nutrients and oxygen through its body of pores and channels. There…

Moustaches Make the Man – A History of British Facial Hair

Moustaches Make the Man – A History of British Facial Hair

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In late 18th and early 19th century Britain, there were many a well-groomed dapper dandy roaming the streets of London – gents who placed a lot of importance on their physical appearance, spoke with distinction and partook in leisurely hobbies. Men’s facial hair has gone in and out of favour since the beginning of time, but in the 18th century being clean-shaven was the ideal. New developments in razor materials like steel meant sharper, more durable razors. Men began dabbling in…

Scaramouche + Fandango Lookbook

Scaramouche + Fandango Lookbook

Scaramouche + Fandango is putting simplicity back into male grooming. Full of the minerals and vitamins that your body needs, they’re more than just pretty packaging. Their Hair Cream was shortlisted for the Best Male Hair Product in the Pure Beauty awards. Travel-friendly and compact, these high-performance products are all made in the United Kingdom. (See more Scaramouche + Fandango products here)  

Surprise Him: Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Men

Surprise Him: Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Men

Gifts for guys that ensure (or encourage) them to stay organized, well groomed and smell good. All Heart Klar’s Heart-Shaped Rose Blossom Soap is a chiselled, dense heart-shaped soap that’s seductive with its delicate rose petal fragrance. When he’s in the shower lathering away, he’ll be holding your heart in his hands… and smell great afterwards. Made from organic ingredients. Great for sensitive skin. That Bag’s the Bomb Perfect for overnighters within the city limits, resorting in the Muskokas or…

Win a Wet Shave Travel Kit

Win a Wet Shave Travel Kit

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January is a long, dark month. As it stretches on, our thoughts invariably fly to warmer places closer to the equator. That’s why this week we’re giving away a wet shave travel kit. That includes a travel razor and travel shaving brush, a case, and a bottle of body powder (why include that? Well, you know how much chafing hot weather can lead to…) Contest begins January 27, 2017, and ends February 17th. Enter below for your chance to win….

Why Men Should Use Talc Body Powder

Why Men Should Use Talc Body Powder

Sweaty shirts. Uncomfortable chafing. Embarrassing body odor. Sound familiar? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Men everywhere are all too familiar with these unpleasant experiences and are frustrated by products that simply don’t work. Thankfully, the use of body powder, particularly talc or talcum powder, has re-emerged as a new trend in male grooming because of its strength and performance. With sales on the rise, more and more men are using talc powder to prevent and alleviate moisture, and associated irritation,…

5 Surprising Facts about Toothpaste

5 Surprising Facts about Toothpaste

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It may not be international toothbrush day quite yet (that’s June 26th, in case you didn’t celebrate last year), but as far as we’re concerned, our teeth are our best friends. That’s why we wanted to take a few minutes to celebrate toothpaste, the unsung hero of good health and delicious breath.   1. Astronauts Normally Swallow Their Toothpaste in Space Back in the 1960s, NASA worried that their moonwalking employees wouldn’t be able to maintain their dental hygiene. As…

Kent Celebrates 240-Year Anniversary

Kent Celebrates 240-Year Anniversary

Kent celebrates 240 years of excellence! Renowned family-owned British business, Kent, is celebrating their 240th year, officially making them the world’s oldest hairbrush manufacturer. Known for their handmade and professional line of brushes, the company continues to dominate the world’s beauty industry thanks to their impeccable reputation and highly sought after quality products. Heightening their reputation is the inclusion of the royal coat of arms on their luxury products as a result of the Royal Warrant given to them by…

How They’re Made: Suwada Nail Clippers

How They’re Made: Suwada Nail Clippers

Most guys have a set of nail clippers in their bathrooms. There’s nothing more off-putting than long, gross, yellow nails. But are you caring for your nails properly? The traditional compound-lever clippers are cheap and easy, but the mechanism smashes down your nail, tearing it and leading to uneven growth. Nail nippers work like scissors, cutting in a straight line. This keeps your nails clean and even, and helps prevent nasty ingrown hairs down the road. If you’ve got thicker…