Here’s How to Get A Perfect Lather

Here’s How to Get A Perfect Lather

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This is it. You’re ready to wet shave and have everything planned out. You select your favourite brush and new soap and begin to patiently swirl your brush for that rich, creamy lather you’ve been dreaming of. Your excitement quickly grows into frustration, displeasure, and annoyance, as you can’t seem to get the right consistency. You decide to try again the next day only to have the same results. It does not have to be like that.   So then what’s the secret to…

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…

Open vs. Closed Comb Safety Razors

Open vs. Closed Comb Safety Razors

One of the most popular inquiries we receive from wet shavers is whether they should purchase an open or closed comb model. While open comb razors tend to be more aggressive, there are aggressive closed comb razors too. In deciding which model is best for you, be sure to know the facts and do your research. Check out our comparison below to help you get started.  Closed Comb  The more popular of the two types, closed comb safety razors have…

Cold Weather Grooming Essentials

Cold Weather Grooming Essentials

The cold, winter weather is here which can be damaging to skin and hair without proper care. Winter grooming essentials are key to ensure that you maintain, healthy skin and hair throughout the year. Our top recommendations are listed below.  Exfoliating Skin Care  Dry, dead skin seem to buildup when cold weather strikes. Exfoliating a few times a week helps remove this buildup, opening pores, and removing dirt. You can find exfoliating products for your face or body. You can…

MOVEMBER 2020

MOVEMBER 2020

November 1st marks the beginning of moustache season, better known as Movember! November marks an important time in the grooming world as men worldwide grow a moustache to raise awareness and funds for men’s health, particularly mental health, prostate cancer, and testicular cancer.  FACT: Testicular cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in young men. If you are participating in Movmeber, below are the official rules: FACT: Globally, 9.9M men are facing life with a prostate cancer diagnosis.  Participating in Movember?…

Do I Really Need to Exfoliate My Skin?

Do I Really Need to Exfoliate My Skin?

Y E S. If you’re not already doing so, exfoliating your skin should be incorporated into your grooming routine.  Why Exfoliate?  Exfoliation is easy to overlook and is often thought to be an added luxury and not something that needs to be done. This is not true. You NEED to exfoliate. Not only does exfoliation help remove oil, dirt, and grime from your skin, it washes away dead skin and opens pores. This results in brighter, younger looking skin, and…

Choosing Between Colognes, Parfums, Eau de Toilettes, and more!

Choosing Between Colognes, Parfums, Eau de Toilettes, and more!

Fragrance choices can be over overwhelming. Eau de parfum, eau de toilette, cologne, even eau de cologne, what’s the difference and how do you know which one to choose? We’ve done the research to clarify the difference among them so you can make the best decision next time you’re shopping for a new fragrance.     The Basics  Different types of fragrances are named to reflect their respective fragrance concentration level. Each formula features a ratio of concentrated fragrance oils, to water and ethanol with each scent ranging from pure concentrated fragrance…

Natural vs. Synthetic Shaving Brushes

Natural vs. Synthetic Shaving Brushes

Every wet shaver knows the value of a quality shaving brush, but finding the best shaving brush can be a challenge. Silvertip, synthetic, boar, or horse hair – which is the best type of shaving brush?  We’d be lying if we said we there is only one BEST type of shaving brush. While some brushes are traditionally considered to be the best, it all depends on what you’re looking for in a brush.   Silvertip Brushes  Silvertip badger hair shaving brushes are…

Shaving Soap or Shaving Cream; Which Should You Choose?

Shaving Soap or Shaving Cream; Which Should You Choose?

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When you start your daily shave, do you reach for a shaving soap or a shaving cream? You might not have a preference, or may wonder if it really matters or if there is even a difference between the two.  Shaving soaps and shaving creams can be used interchangeably. There are subtle differences between the two but for the most part, traditional shaving soaps and creams, formulated with quality ingredients, are comparable.  SHAVING SOAP Formula  Shaving soaps, the more traditional…

Benefits of Sea Salt Grooming Products

Benefits of Sea Salt Grooming Products

Experience the fresh scent and relaxing atmosphere of an ocean breeze anytime of year with sea salt infused grooming products. Rich in anti-inflammatory properties, sea salt naturally heals and soothes, making it an ideal inclusion for skincare and grooming products.   FOR SKIN  With its rich antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, sea salt’s natural abundance helps restore and maintain skin’s health. It is also recommended for those with skin sensitivities as it reduces irritation and has been proven to soothe discomfort of common skin conditions…

How to Minimize Ingrown Hairs

How to Minimize Ingrown Hairs

Small but mighty, and equally as painful, ingrown hairs are a common source of shaving discomfort. Extremely common, ingrown hairs are caused by hair that grows into ski rather than the surface of skin. They can be caused by shaving or clogged pores and are more common in those with coarse and curly hair.   Minimizing Ingrown Hairs  A simple way to reduce the frequency of ingrown hairs is by maintaining a proper cleansing routine. Daily face washing eliminates the buildup…