Is Shaving Soap the Same As Bar Soap?

Is Shaving Soap the Same As Bar Soap?

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If you’ve ever tried to substitute a regular soap bar for shaving soap, you’ve probably quickly noticed some inconsistencies. To be clear, shaving soap and bar and body soap are NOT the same!  Shaving Soap Shaving soaps have a few key qualities that distinguish them from regular body soap. A lush lather, rich lubrication, and stability are a few things to look for in a shaving soap. Since they are designed to lubricate skin, shaving soaps help a razor glide…

How to Reduce Beard Dandruff

How to Reduce Beard Dandruff

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Suffering from beard dandruff? We’re here to help you eliminate that pesky flaking. With some simple modifications to your grooming routine, you’ll be able to reduce or eliminate beard dandruff.   Causes of Beard Dandruff If you’re experiencing beard dandruff, it’s most likely due to dry skin. The more you itch your beard, the more flaking you’ll produce. Another reason you could be experiencing beard dandruff is because of bacteria and oil build up.   Treating Beard Dandruff  There are simple solutions…

Moustache Inspiration

Moustache Inspiration

November is fast-approaching which can only mean one thing – the start of MOVEMBER! If you need help deciding which moustache style you should grow this year, we have some style inspiration for you. Take a look at some of the most iconic moustaches to inspire your Movember look. Clark Gable Style:  Pencil  Tom Selleck Style: Chevron  Freddie Mercury Style: Chevron Eddie Murphy  Style: Chevron Keep hair in place by using a moustache wax. Shop here. Hulk Hogan Style: Horseshoe Trim,…

Pre-Shave Oil vs. Beard Oil

Pre-Shave Oil vs. Beard Oil

What’s the difference between pre-shave oil and beard oil? Can they be used interchangeably? Do I need to use an oil?   We receive many questions about pre-shave oils and beard oils. While they are similar in formulation, they serve different purposes. They’ll often contain similar ingredients but the concentration of oils used may differ. View the chart below to help you distinguish between pre-shave and beard oil.  Are They Interchangeable?  This is a tricky one and really comes down to…

Benefits of Wet-Shaving

Benefits of Wet-Shaving

Nothing beats the felling of fresh, close, and smooth shave. If you’re partial to dry shaving, we’re giving you a few reasons to change up your routine and embrace the practice of traditional wet shaving.  Closer Shave Wet shaving allows for a smoother shave as the razor blade cuts closer to the hair root. This ensures a closer shave that lasts longer.  Less Waste It may seem like an electric shave is the better deal but wet shaving, especially with…

Razors: Safety, Electric or Cartridge?

Razors: Safety, Electric or Cartridge?

When looking for a close, smooth shave, what’s your go-to razor? Do you reach for an electric, cartridge, or safety razor?  While each type of razor has its own benefits, a safety razor is our top choice for achieving the closest, irritation-free, shave.  The Quick Fix – Electric Razors  Preferred for convenience and ease of use, electric razors can be used by just about anyone and require little to no pre-shave care. Suitable for dry skin, electric shaving gets the…

That’s Coconuts! The Hair and Skin Benefits of Coconut Oil

That’s Coconuts! The Hair and Skin Benefits of Coconut Oil

One of the most popular ingredients added to hair care, skin care, and shaving products is coconut oil. Why coconut oil? It’s packed with nourishing and hydrating properties that hair and skin crave.  Calms & Soothes Irritated skin? No problem. Naturally rich in antioxidants, coconut oil contains medium-chain fatty acids, including linoleic acid and lauric acid, tohelp calm irritated skin. Its healing affect makes it ideal for all skin types and can be tolerated by sensitive skin.  Hydrates & Lubricates With…

How To Measure Your Shaving Brush

How To Measure Your Shaving Brush

The search for a shaving brush stand or case can be frustrating if you’re using improper measurements. Find just the right fit for your shaving brush stand or travel case with our measuring tips! Measure the Correct Area To get the most accurate brush size, you’ll want to ensure you’re measuring the brush at the knot; the area where the brush bristles meet the handle. Going too high or too low will skew the measurements and make a huge difference,…

What is Shave Ready?

What is Shave Ready?

We receive many inquiries about the condition of straight razors; Can I use my straight razor right from the box? Do I need to sharpen my straight razor before use?   Well, it depends on the condition of the straight razor. If the razor is defined as ‘shave-ready’ the razor can be used without additional sharpening and honing. Most straight razors however do not come shave ready. Some stropping, sharpening, and honing will be required prior to use.   WHAT IS SHAVE READY?  …

Clippers, Nippers, or Scissors – Which is Best?

Clippers, Nippers, or Scissors – Which is Best?

Do you clip, nip, or cut your nails? If you’re confused about which tool is best for nail care, don’t worry, you’re not the only one. We’ve broken it down to basics to help you choose the best tools for your nail needs.  NAIL CLIPPERS & NAIL NIPPERS One of the most frequent questions we’re asked is the difference between nail clippers and nail nippers. While the two terms are often used interchangeably, the design of the tool will help…

Protect Your Skin

Protect Your Skin

May is Melanoma Awareness Month. We want to ensure you’re not overlooking an important part of your skin-care routine – SPF protection!  Throughout the year, especially if spending large amounts of time outdoors, you should be protecting exposed skin with SPF. Face moisturizers, body lotions, sunscreen, and lip balm crafted with SPF protection will help protect against sunburns and skin damage, lowering your risk of developing melanoma.  FACT: About 90% of nonmelanoma skin cancers and 85% of melanoma cases are…