Brand Profile: Feather Japan

Brand Profile: Feather Japan

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The technical superiority of Feather Japan’s straight razor collection is sure to convert any disposable razor user to straight-razor shaving.  Since 1932, the talented artisans at Feather have been crafting innovative and quality tools to deliver a close and smooth shave. Located in Osaka, Japan, Feather Safety Razor Co. Ltd. leads all competing manufacturers of high-end shaving, medical, and industrial blades.  Feather’s primary manufacturing plant is found in the “City of Cutlery,” Seko City, home to incredibly skilled craftsmen who designed and…

North American Grooming Products

North American Grooming Products

To celebrate Canada Day and the 4th of July, we’re profiling local brands found across North America. Checkout these quality products that are unique in the grooming and shaving industry, enriched with locally sourced ingredients.  O Canada! Junichi Tanaka Crafted by one artisan, Junichi Tanaka handcrafts exceptional clay pieces of functional shaving art, including scuttles and bowl. Read more the artist and creation process here. Baritgan & Stark   Using local, organic, and plant-based ingredients, Calgary-based Bartigan & Stark incorporate high-quality ingredients into…

Clippers, Nippers, or Scissors – Which is Best?

Clippers, Nippers, or Scissors – Which is Best?

Do you clip, nip, or cut your nails? If you’re confused about which tool is best for nail care, don’t worry, you’re not the only one. We’ve broken it down to basics to help you choose the best tools for your nail needs.  NAIL CLIPPERS & NAIL NIPPERS One of the most frequent questions we’re asked is the difference between nail clippers and nail nippers. While the two terms are often used interchangeably, the design of the tool will help…

Benefits of Aloe Vera in Grooming Products

Benefits of Aloe Vera in Grooming Products

Aloe vera, the spectacular succulent, is filled with natural healing properties. Along with relieving sunburn, it can do so much for your skin!  Used for centuries as a common remedy, aloe vera is a popular modern ingredient found in skin care for men and women. Containing vitamin A, C, and E, as well as many amino acids, aloe vera’s ability to act as an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant agent calms, heals, soothes, hydrates, regenerates skin cells. This results in smooth, soft,…

The Best FENDRIHAN Shaving Brushes

The Best FENDRIHAN Shaving Brushes

Choosing a shaving brush is no easy feat. Bristle type, handle style, and knot size are all factors to consider when choosing a shaving brush. To help make your decision a little easier, we’ve listed the 10 best-selling Fendrihan shaving brushes.  10. Fendrihan Black and White Synthetic Shaving Brush, Two-Tone Acrylic Handle The first of many synthetic models on our best-selling list, this unique piece requires very little break-in time and has soft, bristles with frosted tips. Its two-tone handle is…

Award Winning Excellence

Award Winning Excellence

Fendrihan would like to congratulate renowned Japanese blacksmith, Mr. Ryoichi Mizouchi, on his recent MITSUI Golden Takumi Award.   Working under Mr. Iwasaki gaining years of experience and invaluable skills and knowledge, Mr. Mizouchi is one of the most sought-after blacksmiths. Ensuring precision and a high-quality standard of each item that is produced, his exceptional attention to detail and creative passion sets his work apart. He is currently a lead craftsman for the Sanjo Seisakusho Company in Japan handcrafting the Iwasaki Japanese Kamisori Straight Razor collection.   His unmatched…

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

A celebration of love since the 1300’s, Valentine’s Day is rich in history and traditions. Whether you subscribe to tradition like sending roses or gifting chocolate or opt for modern celebrations, Valentine’s Day remains the perfect occasion to celebrate and spread love. We’ve listed some great gifting options below.   ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ Love is Magic   With their unique scent profiles and formulations, colognes and perfumes are said to stimulate attraction and be one of the easiest ways to enhance your mood. Colognes…

Top Grooming Sets for Bearded Men

Top Grooming Sets for Bearded Men

Give your beard a little TLC with a top rated grooming set, prepared especially for bearded men. UNDER $30 $26.25 – Clubman Pinaud Beard Pack Clubman’s Trio of high-performing beard products are sure to give others beard envy. Beard Conditioner, Beard Balm, and Beard Oil ensures your hair, and underlying skin, stay nourished throughout the day so you can show off your strong, handsome beard. Under $50 $41.50 – Billy Jealousy Beard Envy Refining Kit Award winning kit, the Billy Jealousy…

New Fendrihan Shaving Soap!

New Fendrihan Shaving Soap!

We’re excited to introduce you to our newest shaving soap, Robusto! Made in the Netherlands, this high-quality and high-performing soap makes an elegant addition to any wet-shavers collection.  Delivering a rich lather, the Robusto Shaving Soap is handcrafted and softens skin and hair to ensure a close, smooth shave. Tallow-based, the soap provides needed nourishment so skin won’t dry out. Its masculine scent features notes of tobacco and vanilla that are complimented by hints of bergamot and vanilla. Pair it…

Fendrihan Adjustable Shaving Brush & Razor Stand

Fendrihan Adjustable Shaving Brush & Razor Stand

The Concept A few years ago, we began to develop a shaving stand that would hold hard to fit shaving brushes and safety razors. We were finding that the stands on the market could not hold a large number of shaving brushes in our collection with wider handles. We couldn’t find anything that would work so we began developing our own.  Initial Model  After working through the design process and numerous prototypes, we reached a model that was functional and…

Shavette FAQ’s

Shavette FAQ’s

Merging the precision and elegance of a straight razor with the comfort and convenience of a safety razor, shavettes are a top pick for many wet-shavers.  What is a Shavette?  Shavettes are sometimes classified as a type of straight razor. They are similar in style to straight razors but feature a disposable blade rather than a fixed blade. Unlike straight razors, shavettes do not require sharpening or honing prior to use and are a great way to ease into using a straight razor.   How to Use…

Fer à Cheval’s Resurgence

Fer à Cheval’s Resurgence

Fer à Cheval is the oldest soap factory in Marseille, France. First opened in 1856, the factory uses traditional methods, and time-honoured recipes, to create popular Marseille soaps. Their name, Fer à Cheval, means horseshoe and was chosen to evoke happiness and a prosperous business. The brand symbol is also stamped with seven nails for success. Formulation Savon de Marseille is handmade and uses completely natural ingredients and is cooked in the cauldrons. Formulated with vegetal oil, salt, water and soda…