Brand Profile: DOVO Solingen

Brand Profile: DOVO Solingen

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DOVO Solingen is one of the most recognized names in wet shaving, specializing in grooming products for both men and women. Founded in Solingen, Germany in 1906, DOVO was born when Carl Dorp and Carl Arthur Voos opened their first factory dedicated to forging and finishing straight razors. Using the first two letters of their last name, Dorp and Voos, they came up with the DOVO name. Shortly after World War II, the founders retired and their successor, Frits Bracht,…

Fall Grooming Products

Fall Grooming Products

Fall has arrived! The new season is a great time to refresh your grooming style and try new products inspired by the warm and earthy tones of fall. Here are our top shaving and grooming picks to help you usher in the season. Face After spending time in the sun during the summer months, it’s important to restore and renew skin. Deep cleansing and moisturizing are key as they will remove dead skin cells and ensure skin is well-hydrated before…

Brand Spotlight: e+m Holzprodukte

Brand Spotlight: e+m Holzprodukte

Early Days Founded by Konrad Ehmann in Nuremberg in 1899, e+m Holzprodukte began is rich history producing nib penholders. Quickly becoming one of the largest manufacturer’s, e+m Holzprodukte gained a strong following for its handmade wooden writing tools and accessories. During World War II, its factory was destroyed, along with years of work and original designs. When production resumed, only a limited number of models were reproduced. Company Revival Seeking to revive the company, Wolfram Mümmler, a member of the family’s…

Brand Spotlight: Clubman Pinaud

Brand Spotlight: Clubman Pinaud

Quality, experience and expertise are just of few of the words synonymous with the Clubman brand. With its exciting history, Clubman has been a staple in the grooming industry for over 200 years. Parisian Origins The Clubman brand began in 1810 with the opening of the House of Ed Pinaud in Paris, by French businessman Ed Pinaud. Offering fine grooming products like the Eau de Quinine, as well as shaving soaps, creams, and colognes. Soon after, Pinaud made his contribution…

Back to School Must-Haves

Back to School Must-Haves

For those heading back to class this fall, you’ll want to pick up a few things to ensure you’re prepared for life both inside and outside the classroom. We’ve listed some of our top products that would suit those who are headed back to campus in the upcoming weeks.    Tooletries The 4-in-1 Tile Series Organize your accessories the 4-in-1 Tile Series by Tooletries. Each tile is deigned to hold bathroom essentials like a toothbrush, razor, loofas and nail clippers….

All About Solid Cologne

All About Solid Cologne

Over the last few years, solid cologne has risen in popularity. With more customers requesting it, we’re giving you a basic overview of its formulation and advantages.   Solid Cologne vs Liquid Cologne Solid cologne has been around for centuries. In its original form, solid cologne was first used by Ancient Egyptians. Now a mainstream product, solid cologne has become a staple in the male grooming industry. The largest, and most obvious, difference between solid cologne and a traditional liquid…

Brand Spotlight: Jack Black

Brand Spotlight: Jack Black

Efficient, easy and effective are the principles behind the Jack Black brand. Founded in 2000 out of a desire to create a line of high-performing men’s products by husband and wife, Jeff and Curran Dandurand, and friend Emily Dalton. Jack Black quickly became one of the best-known manufacturers of premium products for men by giving neglected male skin some much needed attention. “Nothing complicated. Nothing cosmetic. Just superior skin care.” The less is more philosophy applies to the Jack Black…

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…

Brand Spotlight – Marram Co.

Brand Spotlight – Marram Co.

Innovative, bold, and modern, Marram Co. is reestablishing men’s love for a classic wet shave. Encouraging men to embrace the practice, their collection of shaving products is effective, efficient, and affordable. Leaving their corporate careers behind, Jude and James Jarvis made it their mission to bring wet shaving back to the forefront of men’s grooming routines. After realizing that men considered shaving to be more of a chore rather than an art-form, they were determined to change this perception. Inspired…

Best Gifts for Dad

Best Gifts for Dad

With Father’s Day less than a month away, we’re here to offer some gift ideas to surprise and delight your dad, grandfather, father-in-law, or any other father figure in your life. For Everyday Regardless of his style, every man needs a few grooming staples. Elegant and durable, the Fendrihan MK II PVD Coated Full Stainless Steel Double Edge Safety Razor is a popular safety razor that gives a close and smooth shave that dad will enjoy for years to come….