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…

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

It’s time to celebrate and show some gratitude to all the moms in our life. Whether you’re treating them to brunch or sending them flowers, it’s important to let them know how much you appreciate them. For those looking to gift something unique, we’ve put together a few practical and elegant gift ideas they’ll love. MANICURE & PEDICURE TOOLS We have all the right tools to make nail care easy and convenient. Klar’s Ladies’ Hand Soap keeping hands soft, cleansed…

Brand Spotlight: S.T. Dupont

Brand Spotlight: S.T. Dupont

Merging luxury and functionality, renowned French designer S.T. Dupont is known for crafting exquisite pieces. Inspired by a simple philosophy, the S.T. Dupont collection reflects the French elegance of “l’art de vivre,” or “the art of living well.” With over 145 years of experience, their exceptionally made, quality items include high-end writing tools with handmade nibs, lighters, and leather accessories. Founded by Simon Tussot Dupont in 1872, an inventor and photographer to Napoleon III, the company was initially a luggage…

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…

Brand Spotlight – Calena Vegan Organic

Brand Spotlight – Calena Vegan Organic

Calena’s founder, Angelika Böhme grew up collecting herbs and flowers in Bavaria’s Allgäu Mountains with her grandmother. She quickly developed a passion for botany and used her extensive knowledge to establish the natural cosmetic company, Calena, in 1987. All Calena products are handcrafted in small batches using unmodified raw plant materials for natural, and effective, fresh cosmetic products. Calena’s extracts are grown using sustainable organic farming and cultivation practices, accredited by EcoControl. Their pure natural plant extracts and organic palm…

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…

Brand Spotlight: Silvine Originals

Brand Spotlight: Silvine Originals

“Understated, simple, and classic.” These are the three defining features of the Silvine Original Notebook collection. Reviving an original British treasure, the Silvine Originals brings elegance and simplicity back to writing.  Photo taken from Silvine Originals.  HISTORY & STYLE In operation for over 175 years, Silvine Originals and has been producing stationary for over six generations. With a rich history, the Silvine notebook was historically used by tradesmen, such as carpenters and builders, designers, butchers, shopkeepers and more for sketching…

The Slant Razor

The Slant Razor

Sleek and effective, the slant safety razor is known for its precision. Less popular than open comb or closed comb safety razors, slant models are gaining popularity among new and experienced wet-shavers! What is a Slant Safety Razor? A slant razor safety razor has all the features of a traditional safety razor with the exception of its head design. Instead of a straight blade guard, slant safety razors have angled blade guards. With open comb razor, the blade guard has…