Do I Really Need to Exfoliate My Skin?

Do I Really Need to Exfoliate My Skin?

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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…

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…

Summer Essentials for Men

Summer Essentials for Men

Warmer weather and sunshine have arrived! Just like changing to your summer wardrobe, tweaks to your grooming routine should also be updated seasonally, especially in summer. FACE CARE You can reduce the appearance of fine lines and sunspots on your face with very subtle changes, like swapping your standard moisturizer with an SPF Moisturizer.  This ensures your skin is both protected from the sun’s powerful rays and keeps is nourished and hydrated throughout the day. Recommended: Urth Face Balm SPF 15, Jack Black…

Deodorant vs Antiperspirant

Deodorant vs Antiperspirant

Wanting to combat both sweat and odour, choosing between deodorant and antiperspirant can be a bit of a challenge. We’re taking a quick look at each to help you make choose the best option for you and your skin.   Deodorant  Like its name suggests, deodorants primarily work to prevent and mask odour. Categorized as a cosmetic product, deodorants are generally formulated with an alcohol-base to help fight odour causing bacteria. They’re often available in a variety of fragrances that help mask body odour. Unlike…

Choosing the Right Hair Styling Product

Choosing the Right Hair Styling Product

Gel, Pomade, Wax, Hair Cream, Hair Tonic or Clay? One of the most confusing thing about modern hair products is their multiplicity: there’s just so many of them! How can you possibly tell which one is right for you? Hair is an important part of your general appearance, and styling products are expensive, so it’s worth taking the time to choose the right one. Most styling products for men can be sorted into broad categories, but they’re not thick and…

Beard Maintenance 101

Beard Maintenance 101

With the current state of affairs, we’re relaxing out grooming habits. If you’re letting your beard grow, you should still continue to nourish and condition it to keep your hair and skin healthy. This will make it much easier to shave off when the day comes and will ensure skin stays soft and hydrated. Beard Wash First things first, you need to wash and condition your beard daily. Use a beard wash or conditioner to remove oil, dirt and grime…

Find Your Perfect Cologne

Find Your Perfect Cologne

Your cologne says a lot about you. Not only does it reflect your style, personality, and lifestyle, it can also enhance your mood and increase your confidence. You may tend to lean towards certain scents but are they the right ones for you? Choosing the best scent from the hundreds of fragrances available seems like a daunting task but it doesn’t have to be. There are a few simple things you can do to help find the perfect scent. FRAGRANCE…

How to Fix a Patchy Beard

How to Fix a Patchy Beard

For those of you who desperately want a thick beard, but can only muster a patchy beard instead, confidence can sometimes be eroded. The inevitable “what do I do next?” questions start swirling in your minds, and confusion sets in. Do you just suck it up and go clean-shaven, even though it’s neither wanted or suits you, or do you put up with patches in your beard? While there are no guaranteed ways to instantly turn your patchy beard into…

Valentine’s Day Grooming & Shaving Essentials

Valentine’s Day Grooming & Shaving Essentials

We want you to look, feel, and most importantly, smell your best this Valentine’s Day. We’re listing a few of our most popular items according to their scent profile so you pick up just the right products to celebrate this day of love. The Classics You can’t go wrong with sandalwood or bay rum. As the two most popular male fragrances, these nostalgic scents are timeless and requested by men of every age. TRY Fendrihan Shaving Cream, Sandalwood Proraso Red…