Synthetic Shaving Brushes

Synthetic Shaving Brushes

Synthetic shaving brushes are soft, lightweight, and durable. With their rise in popularity, synthetic shaving brushes are becoming the preferred choice for many wet shavers. Many brands are now also offering quality synthetic alternatives to some of their most popular natural hair models. If you’ve never thought about using a synthetic shaving brush, we’re list a few of the ways synthetic brushes differ from natural shaving brushes, and why they’re quickly becoming shaving staples. Advantages Synthetic shaving brushes use quality…

Brand Spotlight: Clubman Pinaud

Brand Spotlight: Clubman Pinaud

Quality, experience and expertise are just of few of the words synonymous with the Clubman brand. With its exciting history, Clubman has been a staple in the grooming industry for over 200 years. Parisian Origins The Clubman brand began in 1810 with the opening of the House of Ed Pinaud in Paris, by French businessman Ed Pinaud. Offering fine grooming products like the Eau de Quinine, as well as shaving soaps, creams, and colognes. Soon after, Pinaud made his contribution…

Back to Class Contest

Back to Class Contest

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With only a few weeks left before classes resume, we want to help make the transition back to school a little less stressful. We’re going to help students stay on top of their grooming game by giving away a handful of grooming products like face wash and shampoo! To enter, simply tell us which school you’re returning to this fall, or which school you’ve recently graduated from, by commenting below. Winners will be chosen at random. Prizes Available There are…

Back to School Must-Haves

Back to School Must-Haves

For those heading back to class this fall, you’ll want to pick up a few things to ensure you’re prepared for life both inside and outside the classroom. We’ve listed some of our top products that would suit those who are headed back to campus in the upcoming weeks.    Tooletries The 4-in-1 Tile Series Organize your accessories the 4-in-1 Tile Series by Tooletries. Each tile is deigned to hold bathroom essentials like a toothbrush, razor, loofas and nail clippers….

All About Solid Cologne

All About Solid Cologne

Over the last few years, solid cologne has risen in popularity. With more customers requesting it, we’re giving you a basic overview of its formulation and advantages.   Solid Cologne vs Liquid Cologne Solid cologne has been around for centuries. In its original form, solid cologne was first used by Ancient Egyptians. Now a mainstream product, solid cologne has become a staple in the male grooming industry. The largest, and most obvious, difference between solid cologne and a traditional liquid…

Brand Spotlight: Jack Black

Brand Spotlight: Jack Black

Efficient, easy and effective are the principles behind the Jack Black brand. Founded in 2000 out of a desire to create a line of high-performing men’s products by husband and wife, Jeff and Curran Dandurand, and friend Emily Dalton. Jack Black quickly became one of the best-known manufacturers of premium products for men by giving neglected male skin some much needed attention. “Nothing complicated. Nothing cosmetic. Just superior skin care.” The less is more philosophy applies to the Jack Black…

Straight Razor Series: Diamond Sharpening Pastes

Straight Razor Series: Diamond Sharpening Pastes

We’ve already broken down traditional sharpening pastes, but we’ve received a lot of questions about diamond sharpening pastes. We’re breaking down diamond sharpening pastes a little more, so you’ll know when, and how, to use them. Background As the steel-making craft improved, making razors harder than the materials used to sharpen them, traditional paste materials began to meet their match. This contrast of a softer grit against a harder blade is counterproductive; it dulls rather than sharpens a blade. Fortunately,…

Going Natural – Top Natural Deodorants

Going Natural – Top Natural Deodorants

You don’t have to suffer through uncomfortable perspiration and embarrassing odour. If you’re having trouble finding a deodorant that works, we recommend going the natural route. There are many natural deodorant alternatives for those with sensitive skin that have gentle and organic formulas that work just as good as traditional variations.  We’re taking a look at some top-performing aluminum-free and natural deodorants. Thinksport – An industry leader for natural cosmetics, Thinksport products are non-toxic, aluminum-free, paraben-free, and phthalates-free. Their deodorant…

Post Shave Remedies; Alum Blocks & Styptic Pencils

Post Shave Remedies; Alum Blocks & Styptic Pencils

When shaving causes minor irritations, there are quick and effective solutions to soothe soreness and reduce inflammation. Natural remedies like alum blocks and styptic pencils are among the most powerful calming agents. It’s time to put away the toilet paper and learn about alum blocks and styptic pencils so you can improve your shave, and your skin.   Alum Block Crafted from potassium aluminum sulfate, Alum Blocks are naturally sourced. The most traditional aftershave remedy, alum blocks are believed to…

Brand Spotlight: Zew for Men

Brand Spotlight: Zew for Men

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Zew for Men is a natural, pure, and effective grooming line. Using original ingredients and innovative formulations, Zew products offer a deep, yet gentle, cleansing experience for all skin types.   The brand currently offers two lines of natural products that are divided into two categories; cleansing skin and caring for skin. Soaps for face, body, and hair, along with its shaving soap, are part of the charcoal cleansing line that help detoxify skin by absorbing skin impurities, leaving it…

Straight Razor Series: Sharpening Pastes

Straight Razor Series: Sharpening Pastes

One of the best ways to sharpen and smooth a straight razor is by using a sharpening paste. Simply put, a sharpening paste is a compound that varies in abrasiveness. The micron of sharpening paste measures the size of abrasive grain used. How to Use Sharpening Pastes To restore a straight razor sharpness, a progression of sharpening pastes is used. Starting with a coarse grit paste makes removing residue easy and is a quick way to prepare the blade for…

Brand Spotlight – Marram Co.

Brand Spotlight – Marram Co.

Innovative, bold, and modern, Marram Co. is reestablishing men’s love for a classic wet shave. Encouraging men to embrace the practice, their collection of shaving products is effective, efficient, and affordable. Leaving their corporate careers behind, Jude and James Jarvis made it their mission to bring wet shaving back to the forefront of men’s grooming routines. After realizing that men considered shaving to be more of a chore rather than an art-form, they were determined to change this perception. Inspired…