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…

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…

Determine Your Skin Type

Determine Your Skin Type

Caring for your skin is much easier once you know the type of products you should be using. If you’re not sure of your skin type, don’t fret, you’re not alone. We have put together a quick guide, with some help from Brickell so you can better determine your skin type and which products to use in your daily grooming routine. A friendly reminder to also use SPF products when possible to protect skin from damaging sun rays.  

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…

Charcoal: Nature’s Cleanser

Charcoal: Nature’s Cleanser

The backbone of all things living, carbon abounds in the human body: it makes up roughly twenty percent of the body’s total chemical composition and fulfills almost an endless number of roles. Its uniquely high bonding capacity results in multitudinous organic and inorganic carbon forms, one of which is charcoal. Made from coal, wood, peat, coconut shell, or petroleum, common charcoal is also abundant in the natural world, and lately, activated charcoal has been put in the spotlight. For years…

Oh Canada!

Oh Canada!

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Here’s to you Canada! We’re getting ready to celebrate Canada Day by highlighting a few of our favourite Canadian Brands. These independent artisans are proudly representing the Great White North with their shaving and grooming collections that feature nourishing and wholesome ingredients, all proudly made in Canada. Be sure to include them on your next order – you won’t be disappointed! Rebels Refinery Location: Toronto, ON Known for their edgy and modern take on traditional grooming products, Rebels Refinery has…