Shaving Tips for Coarse Hair

Shaving Tips for Coarse Hair

Shaving Tips for Coarse Hair  Shaving coarse facial hair doesn’t have to be a painful experience. If you have coarse hair, your shaving routine should be pretty standard with only minor adjustments needed. You’ll want to ensure you’re preparing your skin and using the right kind of products. We’ve listed our top tips below.  Prepare Skin  Before you shave, you should be softening your skin and hair. Especially if you have coarse hair, you’ll want to leave on a pre-shave…

A Guide to Zero Waste Shaving and Grooming

A Guide to Zero Waste Shaving and Grooming

A minimal waste shave is easier than you think. By switching out a few basic shaving and grooming products, you’ll start to see a reduction in the waste produced. We’ve listed some easy ways to eliminate waste from your daily grooming routines below.  Safety Razor or Straight Razor Changing the main tool in your shaving routine will drastically reduce waste. Whether shaving with a safety or straight razor, not only will you save money, you’ll also reduce your carbon footprint….

Brand Profile: ZADOR Fine Soap

Brand Profile: ZADOR Fine Soap

Guided by tradition, purity, innovation and style, ZADOR expertly crafts Fine Soap Bars that are high performing, elegant, and gentle on skin. It’s not just their performance that makes them unique to any others on the market; it’s how they’re made and what they’re made with. ZADOR utilizes the natural healing properties of a local famous natural resource to make its collection a true original.  Behind the Brand In 2014, two friends were united by their desire to preserve Hungarian…

Disposing Razor Blades

Disposing Razor Blades

If you’re wondering how to dispose razor blades, you’re not alone. We’re often asked about blade recycling so we’ve gathered some tips and information to help you easily dispose your blades.  Keep Blades Secure With their slim and compact size, it’s tempting just to throw a used blade in the trash. Once used, it’s best to collect blades and keep them in a secure location. We recommend a razor blade disposal unit or a secure tin or container. Depending on…

Benefits of Aloe Vera in Grooming Products

Benefits of Aloe Vera in Grooming Products

Aloe vera, the spectacular succulent, is filled with natural healing properties. Along with relieving sunburn, it can do so much for your skin!  Used for centuries as a common remedy, aloe vera is a popular modern ingredient found in skin care for men and women. Containing vitamin A, C, and E, as well as many amino acids, aloe vera’s ability to act as an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant agent calms, heals, soothes, hydrates, regenerates skin cells. This results in smooth, soft,…

The Best FENDRIHAN Shaving Brushes

The Best FENDRIHAN Shaving Brushes

Choosing a shaving brush is no easy feat. Bristle type, handle style, and knot size are all factors to consider when choosing a shaving brush. To help make your decision a little easier, we’ve listed the 10 best-selling Fendrihan shaving brushes.  10. Fendrihan Black and White Synthetic Shaving Brush, Two-Tone Acrylic Handle The first of many synthetic models on our best-selling list, this unique piece requires very little break-in time and has soft, bristles with frosted tips. Its two-tone handle is…

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…

Award Winning Excellence

Award Winning Excellence

Fendrihan would like to congratulate renowned Japanese blacksmith, Mr. Ryoichi Mizouchi, on his recent MITSUI Golden Takumi Award.   Working under Mr. Iwasaki gaining years of experience and invaluable skills and knowledge, Mr. Mizouchi is one of the most sought-after blacksmiths. Ensuring precision and a high-quality standard of each item that is produced, his exceptional attention to detail and creative passion sets his work apart. He is currently a lead craftsman for the Sanjo Seisakusho Company in Japan handcrafting the Iwasaki Japanese Kamisori Straight Razor collection.   His unmatched…

Shaving Recommendations for Sensitive Skin

Shaving Recommendations for Sensitive Skin

If you have sensitive skin, you might be wary about using a safety razor. Rest assured, there is nothing to fear! There are many models suitable for sensitive skin that give a close, gentle shave and won’t leave you, or your skin, in pain. Butterfly Safety Razors  Known as beginner-friendly razors, butterfly safety razors are usually the go-to for beginners. They are affordable, easy to load, and relatively mild to provide a great introduction to a wet-shave. The Weishi Classic Double-Edge…

What’s the Point of Beard Oil?

What’s the Point of Beard Oil?

Often overlooked, beard oil is an effective way to keep your beard, and underlying skin, healthy. It is very effective in keeping your beard healthy and nourished and is ideal for softening your beard, reducing beard itch and flaking.    What’s in beard oil?   Beard oil is crafted from, you guessed it, oils! Formulated from quality carrier oils such as argan, jojoba, hemp seed, coconut, and grapeseed oil, these nourishing oils percolate deep into hair follicles to hydrate and condition. They…

Here’s How to Get A Perfect Lather

Here’s How to Get A Perfect Lather

This is it. You’re ready to wet shave and have everything planned out. You select your favourite brush and new soap and begin to patiently swirl your brush for that rich, creamy lather you’ve been dreaming of. Your excitement quickly grows into frustration, displeasure, and annoyance, as you can’t seem to get the right consistency. You decide to try again the next day only to have the same results. It does not have to be like that.   So then what’s the secret to…

The BEST Safety Razors

The BEST Safety Razors

We’ve listed our best-selling models to help you compare, contrast, and hopefully make an informed decision, when selecting your next safety razor.  It’s no surprise that a handful of brands dominate the top 10 spots on our best-selling list. Quality, performance, and durability are common features you’ll find in the top models. Here are the BEST safety razors, according to our customers:   10. Parker 99R Barber pole Double-Edge Razor, Butterfly Opening  “Hefty, well built, solid and an extremely close shave.” – William   …