Disposing Razor Blades

Disposing Razor Blades

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If you’re wondering how to dispose razor blades, you’re not alone. We’re often asked about blade recycling so we’ve gathered some tips and information to help you easily dispose your blades.  Keep Blades Secure With their slim and compact size, it’s tempting just to throw a used blade in the trash. Once used, it’s best to collect blades and keep them in a secure location. We recommend a razor blade disposal unit or a secure tin or container. Depending on…

Spring Skincare

Spring Skincare

Spring is in the air but it can also be in your skincare routine! The start of a new season is a great time to refresh or renew your daily routine or to try new products.  Moisturize You may have been aggressively applying mositurizier during the winter to ease dry and irritated skin. You should continue to moisturize but it’s a good idea to change your moisturizer each season. Lighter moisturizers are great for spring and summer while thicker ones…

Shaving Recommendations for Sensitive Skin

Shaving Recommendations for Sensitive Skin

If you have sensitive skin, you might be wary about using a safety razor. Rest assured, there is nothing to fear! There are many models suitable for sensitive skin that give a close, gentle shave and won’t leave you, or your skin, in pain. Butterfly Safety Razors  Known as beginner-friendly razors, butterfly safety razors are usually the go-to for beginners. They are affordable, easy to load, and relatively mild to provide a great introduction to a wet-shave. The Weishi Classic Double-Edge…

What’s the Point of Beard Oil?

What’s the Point of Beard Oil?

Often overlooked, beard oil is an effective way to keep your beard, and underlying skin, healthy. It is very effective in keeping your beard healthy and nourished and is ideal for softening your beard, reducing beard itch and flaking.    What’s in beard oil?   Beard oil is crafted from, you guessed it, oils! Formulated from quality carrier oils such as argan, jojoba, hemp seed, coconut, and grapeseed oil, these nourishing oils percolate deep into hair follicles to hydrate and condition. They…

Here’s How to Get A Perfect Lather

Here’s How to Get A Perfect Lather

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…