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…

Winter Skincare Solutions

Winter Skincare Solutions

Winter can be a lot to handle, especially for your skin! Ensure you’re maintaining a good skincare routine throughout the colder months with these winter skincare solutions.  FOR FACE  With the most exposure to winter air, your face can feel dry and tight and might even be red with prolonged exposure. Cleansing, exfoliating, and moisturizing are key to keeping your skin hydrated and healthy in the winter.   Recommended Products:   Face Wash & Exfoliating Face Washes  Preston Exfoliating Face Wash  Anthony…

Blade Gap Explained

Blade Gap Explained

There’s more to a safety razor than style and handle colour. We’re asked many questions about safety razors including materials used, manufacturing process, head type and much more. We’ve heard from our customers who want more information about blade gaps and blade exposure, and their impact on razor aggressiveness and overall shave. Continue reading below to learn more! Blade Gap What is the blade gap? Simply put, blade gap refers to the amount of exposed blade in relation to the…

Brand Profile: Sonnenleder

Brand Profile: Sonnenleder

Soft, durable leather with unique patinas is what you’ll find in the Sonnenleder collection. Expertly crafted using premium leather, Sonnenleder’s collection is designed for daily life.   HISTORY Since the late 1980’s Sonnenleder has produced premium leather accessories according to traditional methods passed down through generations. Authenticity and respect for natural resources are at the heart of Sonnenleder’s production. Taking exceptional pride in each creation, Sonnenlder pieces are designed to last a lifetime.  MASTER CRAFTERS  Entirely handcrafted, skilled artisans take pride in…

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…

Brand Profile – Henri et Victoria

Brand Profile – Henri et Victoria

Artisanally-made using pure and wholesome ingredients, the Henri et Victoria brand offers quality grooming products for men with all skin types. Founded by Claude Pilon, a biochemist, Henri et Victoria’s grooming line perfectly combines the chemistry of skin and soap to produce safe, effective, and quality products.  Browse their collection and find premium shaving soaps, aftershave splashes, beard balms, and body washes. Unique to their products is their signature Vegan Shaving Soap and Tallow Base Shaving Soap that are gentle…

Ink Cartridges vs Ink Bottles?

Ink Cartridges vs Ink Bottles?

Photo c/o Kaweco Germany. Traditional and refined, fountain pens give an elegant writing experience for both professional and personal use. We’re often asked for advice when pairing fountain pens with ink cartridge or bottled ink. Deciding between the two is a personal preference but we’ve listed some advantages of each to help you make the best decision. Fountain Pen Ink Cartridges Ink cartridges are small, disposable capsules, that come pre-loaded in a fountain pens. While colour selection may vary, they…

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…

Brand Spotlight – Manopoulos Chess & Backgammon

Brand Spotlight – Manopoulos Chess & Backgammon

Reviving traditional pastime activities, the Manopoulos Company creates exceptional Chess and Backgammon sets. History  Founded by George Manopoulos, the brand reflects his passion for art and artisan talents. Crafting his first set for an art exhibition at the University of Athens, he was inspired to start selling the sets around town. In 1975, he began selling his creations across Greece and Europe before expanding to global distribution in 1985. In 2000, the Manopoulos opened its own production factory merging traditional techniques with modern technology. …

2020 Back to School Staples

2020 Back to School Staples

You may or may not be heading back to campus this fall but you’ll still need a few basic essentials to help you while studying. Hand Sanitizer A necessity in 2020, ensure your hands are free from bacteria with a quality hand sanitizer. The Rebels Refinery Hand Sanitizer is formulated according to WHO standards and is packaged in a travel-friendly spray bottle. Backpack Whether taking your studies outdoors, going to the library, or studying from home, a durable bag like…

Comparing Adjustable & Non-Adjustable Safety Razors

Comparing Adjustable & Non-Adjustable Safety Razors

We’re often asked by our customers to compare adjustable and non-adjustable safety razors. Performance, durability, and practicality are some of the key issues customers are looking to compare between the two models. We’ve broken down the basics of adjustable models to help answer all your questions.  What is an adjustable razor?  Adjustable razors are double edge safety razors that allow you to change the aggressiveness of the razor or the degree of blade exposure. This allows the user to find…