Straight Razor Series: Diamond Sharpening Pastes

Straight Razor Series: Diamond Sharpening Pastes

We’ve already broken down traditional sharpening pastes, but we’ve received a lot of questions about diamond sharpening pastes. We’re breaking down diamond sharpening pastes a little more, so you’ll know when, and how, to use them. Background As the steel-making craft improved, making razors harder than the materials used to sharpen them, traditional paste materials began to meet their match. This contrast of a softer grit against a harder blade is counterproductive; it dulls rather than sharpens a blade. Fortunately,…

Going Natural – Top Natural Deodorants

Going Natural – Top Natural Deodorants

You don’t have to suffer through uncomfortable perspiration and embarrassing odour. If you’re having trouble finding a deodorant that works, we recommend going the natural route. There are many natural deodorant alternatives for those with sensitive skin that have gentle and organic formulas that work just as good as traditional variations.  We’re taking a look at some top-performing aluminum-free and natural deodorants. Thinksport – An industry leader for natural cosmetics, Thinksport products are non-toxic, aluminum-free, paraben-free, and phthalates-free. Their deodorant…

Post Shave Remedies; Alum Blocks & Styptic Pencils

Post Shave Remedies; Alum Blocks & Styptic Pencils

When shaving causes minor irritations, there are quick and effective solutions to soothe soreness and reduce inflammation. Natural remedies like alum blocks and styptic pencils are among the most powerful calming agents. It’s time to put away the toilet paper and learn about alum blocks and styptic pencils so you can improve your shave, and your skin.   Alum Block Crafted from potassium aluminum sulfate, Alum Blocks are naturally sourced. The most traditional aftershave remedy, alum blocks are believed to…

Brand Spotlight: Zew for Men

Brand Spotlight: Zew for Men

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Zew for Men is a natural, pure, and effective grooming line. Using original ingredients and innovative formulations, Zew products offer a deep, yet gentle, cleansing experience for all skin types.   The brand currently offers two lines of natural products that are divided into two categories; cleansing skin and caring for skin. Soaps for face, body, and hair, along with its shaving soap, are part of the charcoal cleansing line that help detoxify skin by absorbing skin impurities, leaving it…