Myrsol Lookbook

Myrsol Lookbook

Miquel Solé Ricou founded Myrsol in the 1940’s in Barcelona, an independent entrepreneur working out of his home. Once a barber, he wanted to create his own products for the salon, so he began to study chemistry to learn how to produce his own lotions. Self-taught, and buying quality ingredients, he created formulations to cater to each skin type. The brand “Myrsol” is an acronym of his name, although he chose to spell it with a Y instead of I….

Gift Sets for the Holidays

Gift Sets for the Holidays

We want to help you avoid the long lineups at the mall, save on express shipping, and actually enjoy the holiday season. We have listed some of our most popular gift sets that will make holiday shopping simple and stress-free. FRAGRANCE Floris London Fragrance Collection Renowned perfumer, Floris London, carries a number of gift sets that contain some of its best-selling fragrances. Original scents, made with the finest ingredients, and tested by a team of perfumers, fill the Floris collection….

How to Refill a Fountain Pen in Only 3 Steps

How to Refill a Fountain Pen in Only 3 Steps

You’re mid-sentence when your favourite fountain pen runs out of ink. What do you do next? If you think pen replacement is the only option, then think again! You can easily get your fountain pen back in operation yourself by following only three steps. The Basics of a Fountain Pen A fountain pen is comprised of four different parts: a cap, a nib, a barrel and an ink reservoir. Depending on the type of ink reservoir your fountain pen has,…

How to Choose the Best Towel for Your Needs

How to Choose the Best Towel for Your Needs

Who knew that shopping for towels could be such a confusing process?! From thread counts to material sources and textures, there’s a lot to consider when selecting the best towel for your needs. But worry no more! We’ve done the homework for you to make shopping for your next towel easy. Here are the differences between the softest, most absorbent towels currently on the market. Zero Twist Towels Zero twist towels provide a feeling of luxury during each and every…

Brand Spotlight: J. Herbin

Brand Spotlight: J. Herbin

Bringing opulence and grandeur to the world of writing, J. Herbin is the original master of script and handwriting. Its success spans centuries and is the oldest in the world, known for its performance, longevity, and rich signature hues. Established in 1670, J. Herbin’s premium ink collection has endured the test of time, serving everyone from Louis XIV to Coco Chanel to Parisian school children. Originally a sailor, Jacques Herbin, began his company selling wax seals. After returning from voyages…

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…

What’s the Difference Between Fountain Pen Ink Cartridges and Ink Bottles?

What’s the Difference Between Fountain Pen Ink Cartridges and Ink Bottles?

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When choosing your life partner, what do you look for? Is it an initial chemistry? A lasting connection when you are in each other’s presence? Or the ability to foresee a future where you get through life’s ups and downs – together? Just like when you’re looking for the love of your life, selecting a fountain pen involves some decision making. Although many people choose their perfect pen based on how it looks and feels, the way the pen can…

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: Heinrich L. Thäter

Brand Spotlight: Heinrich L. Thäter

Elegance, luxury, and distinction characterize the renowned collection of Thäter brushes. Handmade in Germany since 1913, Thäter brushes are delicately crafted according to traditional techniques. Staying true to their ‘small but beautiful’ philosophy, a Thäter brush is distinguished by its soft luxurious bristles and signature polished handles that are comfortable and sleek. The family-owned business takes pride in its craftsmanship. The handmade knots are artfully crafted by skilled artisans with years of experience and unparalleled knowledge of the trade. Silvertip,…

Back to School Must Haves

Back to School Must Haves

It’s back to school for millions of students this week. Whether you’re moving across the country or attending a local institution, you’ll want to stay on top of your grooming and style. We’ve listed Back to School Must Haves that every student should have with them in their dorm room or apartment. SHAVING Fendrihan Shaving Cream and Fendrihan Shaving Brush The Fendrihan Shaving Cream and Shaving Brush will help give you a close smooth shave. Cost-effective, it’s a great set…

Comparing Adjustable Razors

Comparing Adjustable Razors

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Adjustable safety razors take your shave from mild to aggressive with just one turn of the dial. Whether you’re new to wet shaving or an experienced veteran, an adjustable safety razor allows you to customize and tailor your shave each time. Adjustable razors do not have a fixed head and allow the user to alter the blade gap and blade exposure by deciding the aggressiveness of the shave. Another bonus of adjustable razors is that they work with most skin…

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…