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…

How to Shave Under the Chin

How to Shave Under the Chin

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There’s no better feeling than getting a smooth, clean shave, but this can be easier said than done. Some areas, like the chin and neck, can pose a bit of a challenge for even the most experienced wet shavers. While these tricky areas will require patience, practice, and a bit of trial and error to master, there are steps you can take to improve the shave. Whether using a straight razor or a safety razor, it’s essential to prepare your…

Back to School Must Haves

Back to School Must Haves

It’s back to school for millions of students this week. Whether you’re moving across the country or attending a local institution, you’ll want to stay on top of your grooming and style. We’ve listed Back to School Must Haves that every student should have with them in their dorm room or apartment. SHAVING Fendrihan Shaving Cream and Fendrihan Shaving Brush The Fendrihan Shaving Cream and Shaving Brush will help give you a close smooth shave. Cost-effective, it’s a great set…

Leather Care – From Cleaning to Protecting

Leather Care – From Cleaning to Protecting

Stylish, enduring, and practical, leather goods are key pieces in any wardrobe or grooming set. While leather style is timeless, it requires proper maintenance to keep it feeling soft and well-preserved. Various factors like heat, water, and improper storage will reduce a leather’s quality over time. To get the most out of a treasured leather piece, regular maintenance and care is needed. Below are a few tips to help you preserve your leather. Cleaning Cleaning leather is always the first…

Comparing Adjustable Razors

Comparing Adjustable Razors

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Adjustable safety razors take your shave from mild to aggressive with just one turn of the dial. Whether you’re new to wet shaving or an experienced veteran, an adjustable safety razor allows you to customize and tailor your shave each time. Adjustable razors do not have a fixed head and allow the user to alter the blade gap and blade exposure by deciding the aggressiveness of the shave. Another bonus of adjustable razors is that they work with most skin…

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…

How to Fight Acne

How to Fight Acne

Whether you’re fifty or fifteen, acne is a pesky skin issue that affects us all. Fortunately, skin care formulas have evolved over the years, making it easy to find one that is best for you and your skin. The main culprits of acne are oily skin and dead skin buildup. A proper skincare routine will help fight and prevent acne. Daily and nightly cleansing will drastically eliminate dirt and oil and a quality moisturizer will keep skin hydrated, preventing dryness….