Shaving & Grooming Resolutions for 2019

Shaving & Grooming Resolutions for 2019

January is the month to set resolutions and begin anew. This year make a commitment to improve your grooming and shaving routine by learning about the products you are using and making a few modifications to improve your shave. Resolution 1 – Learn how to properly shave.  There’s more to shaving than just choosing a razor and shaving cream. Since we spend so much time in front of the mirror trying to get the perfect shave, our daily shave should…

The Making of the Moustache

The Making of the Moustache

The Making of the Moustache With Movember just around the corner, we’ve been receiving many questions on how to craft the perfect moustache and what products to invest in. We’ve broken down a few key moustache essentials that will help you on your moustache journey. Moustache Essentials Combs & Brushes Whether growing a moustache during Movember, or any other time of the year, you’ll need a moustache comb or moustache brush to leave your hair neat and sleek. Moustache combs…

Badger Brush Basics – Making the Brush

Badger Brush Basics – Making the Brush

Badger brushes are among our best-selling items. We often get many questions regarding the badger brush so we’ve created a series of blog posts to answer the most popular questions. This week we’ll focus on hair bundling. How it’s Made The average badger brush contains approximately 14,000 hairs, weighted precisely to fit the securing ring that holds the brush together. The manufacturing process is highly skilled and most of the work is done by hand using traditional tools. Hair bundles are combed to…

What’s My Hair Type? A Guide for Men

What’s My Hair Type? A Guide for Men

To properly care for your hair, it’s essential to determine the type of hair you’re working with. Without knowing your hair type, your hair care routine can cause more harm than good. Along with aging, environmental, climatic, and even emotional changes affect hair. To help you better manage your hair, we’ve put together simple hair care tips for basic hair types.

All About Blooming

All About Blooming

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Blooming Soap – Yay or Nay? Blooming is one of the most hotly debated topics in wet shaving. After endless research from wet-shaving professionals and veteran shavers, the jury is still out on the value of blooming. As blooming soap is a personal choice, we thought we’d share all the information we know about this practice and let you decide if you’re for or against it. What is Blooming? In wet-shaving, blooming refers to softening soap. When a soap is…

What’s the Difference Between Aftershave Balms, Splashes, and Lotions?

What’s the Difference Between Aftershave Balms, Splashes, and Lotions?

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Aftershaves may be the champion of the post-shaving world, but it’s important to keep an eye on all the other players. There are a variety of post-shave products on the market, including balms and lotions, designed to protect and enhance the quality of your skin. We’ve broken down the main differences to help you better decide which product to use. Aftershave Splash  The traditional aftershave splash aims to prevent irritation from minor cuts and is usually alcohol-based, causing that slight…

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.  

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…

Best Shampoos for Men

Best Shampoos for Men

Whether it’s skin care or hair care, it’s important that you’re using the right products. We’ve broken down the best shampoos to use according to hair type to help you sort through the options. Best Shampoos for Dry Hair Neglecting or over processing hair will strip it of nutrients and moisture, causing it to become dry, brittle, and frizzy. To reverse damage and bring back its natural shine, look for shampoos with nourishing oils, like coconut oil or aloe vera…

The Importance of the Pre-Shave

The Importance of the Pre-Shave

Myth: Pre-shave products don’t really matter. False. Men believe that a good clean shave depends entirely on a quality razor and some soap. While those tools are essential to wet shaving, pre-shave products are often overlooked even though they are specifically formulated to improve the quality of a shave. A modest amount of time and effort should go into wet shaving. After all, you are taking a sharp metal blade to your face. Preparing your face for a shave can…