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…

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…

Brand Spotlight – Mucky Ducks

Brand Spotlight – Mucky Ducks

When you’re desperate to find a product that works for your skin, you create your own. That’s just what Elliott Duck did when he founded Mucky Ducks, Men’s Grooming Supply Co. With his own skin sensitives, he was making his own natural grooming products for himself, his close friends and his family. This side project quickly expanded to the Mucky Ducks product line that is proudly made in Toronto, ON. Basing all recipes on natural formulations, Mucky Ducks products are…

Pneumatic Hair Brushes

Pneumatic Hair Brushes

Our customers often ask us to help them choose products from everything from safety razors to hand soap. We’ve received many inquiries about the design of Pneumatic Hair Brush so we thought we’d take some time to set the record straight. By design, pneumatic hair brushes have bristles, made of either wood, boar, metal, or a combination of materials, mounted on rubber or cushioned pad. Underneath this pad is trapped air which gives the brush a soft base for gentle…

No. 4711; the Magic Potion

No. 4711; the Magic Potion

More than a fragrance, Maurer & Wirtz takes us back in time over 220 years when a unique formulation was given as a wedding gift. A prominent citizen of Cologne, Wilhelm Muelhens, received a recipe from a Roman Catholic monk on the eve of his marriage, and the rest is history. Gifted in 1792, the secret formula, with its enchanting aroma, was an “aqua mirabilis” or miracle water, purported to have surprising curative properties. Originally taken internally, Muelhens embraced the…

Badger Brush Basics – Cleaning Your Brush

Badger Brush Basics – Cleaning Your Brush

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Whether you’ve had your badger shaving brush for a few weeks or a few years, it’s essential that it be regularly, and properly, maintained. Keeping your badger brush clean and well-maintained ensures you’ll get the most out of your brush for years to come. It also keeps if free of residue and unwanted bacteria. Shampoo and Conditioner As a natural fiber, badger hair and human hair can be treated in a similar way. Regular hair shampoo and conditioner is suitable for use…

Brand Profile – Baxter of California

Brand Profile – Baxter of California

Known for reinvigorating male grooming products, Baxter of California has become one of the best-selling and top-rated lines in men’s skin care, centered around simplicity and quality. Brand History Unhappy with traditional grooming products on the market to resolve his dry skin, its founder, Baxter Finley, established the company in 1965 to fill what he believed was an industry void. Turns out, he was right. The company had immediate success and continues to prosper after more than 50 years in…

Brand Spotlight: Moleskine

Brand Spotlight: Moleskine

Practical and functional, Moleskine’s wide stationary collection is among the world’s best. Making old, new again, the revived Moleskine brand has reinvented the joy of writing. Originally created as a passion project by a French family, it went out of business in the 1800s. Revamed centuries later, 1997 to be exact, the brand was reintroduced as Modo&Modo by an Italian publisher. Representing a time-honored tradition of journalists, writers, artists and adventurers, and the Moleskine notebook collection reflects that used by…

Introducing Floris London

Introducing Floris London

Elegant, charming, and chic, Floris London is one of the world’s finest perfumeries and curators of fine fragrances. Established in 1730 by Juan Famenias and Elizabeth Floris, Floris London is the only Appointed Perfumer to Her Majesty the Queen that also holds a Royal Warrant from HRH The Prince of Wales. With a scent for every type of personality, prominent supporters of the brand included Winston Churchill, Eva Peron, and Marilyn Monroe. Using only the finest ingredients to meticulously craft…

Brand Spotlight: Focus Razors

Brand Spotlight: Focus Razors

Designed and made in Italy, its founder is passionate about wet-shaving and created the Focus razor line to offer a fresh take on shaving. With ergonomic handles, a patented opening system and bold colours, adding a Focus razor to your collection is a worthwhile investment. Slim Al Aluminum Replaceable Blades Straight Razor The signature Focus razor is their Slim Al Straight Razor. Distinct in every aspect of its deign, it has a fully aluminum body, making it lightweight and well-balanced. R21 Inox…

Step Up Your Shower Game with Dr. Squatch Soap Co.

Step Up Your Shower Game with Dr. Squatch Soap Co.

Dr. Squatch Soap Co. wants you to step up your shower game with their collection of Natural Soap Bars and Natural Scrub Bars. These cold pressed soap bars are made entirely from natural ingredients to nourish, cleanse, and condition skin. Goat’s milk, oatmeal, Greek yogurt, aloe vera, coconut oil, and more are some of their signature nourishing ingredients that are perfect for all skin types. Their rich lather, unique scents, and longevity make them a favourite for all men. Don’t…