The Basics of Skin Care

The Basics of Skin Care

Your skin is the largest organ of your body! Your skin also reveals so much about your health, giving insight into your diet and hygiene. More importantly, your skin protects you against the elements like dirt and UV rays and also controls your body temperature, perspiration and more. There are so many ways skin becomes susceptible to damage. For men, shaving alone can cause irritation and inflammation that harm which makes developing a good skin care routine from head to…

Winter Pairings

Winter Pairings

We’re halfway through winter but we know there’s more cold weather ahead. To warm up our grooming routine, we’re pairing our favourite winter fragrances to help you spice up your seasonal shave.  Wood & Spice For exotic fragrances, try mixing products with woody and spicy notes that create warm, rich blends.  Fendrihan Sandalwood Shaving Cream + Taylor of Old Bond Street Mr. Taylors Aftershave Splash Proraso Shaving Cream, Wood & Spice + Floris London Aftershave, Elite Tobacco & Bourbon Warm yet sweet, a tobacco…

2022 Must-Have Grooming Products!

2022 Must-Have Grooming Products!

Each year, new trends and new products hit the market that we’re eager to try. This year, we’ve listed the top grooming and shaving must-haves for 2022! Closed Comb Safety Razors Demand for classic safety razors is on the rise. For smoother, closer shaves, you’ll want to invest in a safety razor. If you’re already a wet-shaver, upgrade your model or try an open comb razor for something a little more aggressive.  Fendrihan Closed Comb Safety Razors Merkur Closed Comb…

Winter Fragrances

Winter Fragrances

Warm up your grooming routine this winter by incorporating inviting, seasonal fragrances into your daily mix. Look for notes of tobacco, vanilla, spices and wood when selecting everything from cologne to shaving soap. We’ve listed some best-sellers below to help you select a new winter fragrance.  Wood / Oud Popular throughout the year, wood inspired fragrances, particularly oud, are ideal for colder months. Offering a perfect balance of spicy and sweet, the wood and wood based scents are warm and…

How to Reduce Beard Dandruff

How to Reduce Beard Dandruff

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…

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…

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…

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…