Top Grooming Products for Winter

Top Grooming Products for Winter

Winter weather can wreck havoc on your hair and skin. Luckily, there are few things you can to do combat winter weather and protect skin. We’ve listed the best skincare and haircare products that will keep hair and skin nourished, and healthy, all season long.  For Face Exfoliant – Exfoliators are a simple way to restore and repair skin. With use every few days (even every week will do), an exfoliant works to renew skin by removing dead skin, impurities,…

Get Ready for Movember!

Get Ready for Movember!

It’s time to grow your Mo! With just a few days left until the start of November, men worldwide are preparing to grow their facial hair in support of men’s health. Related: Moustache Inspiration Raising funds for men’s health, Movember brings attention to pressing men’s health issues including mental health, suicide prevention, testicular and prostate cancer. FAST FACTS 1 in 9 Canadian men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime Testicular cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer…

Shaving Terms A-Z

Shaving Terms A-Z

If you’ve just entered the world of wet-shaving, don’t be overwhelmed by all the new terminology. Here’s a quick reference guide for the most popular shaving terms. A – Z Badger: The most popular type of shaving brush bristle, badger bristles range from frim to soft and help generate a rich and luscious lather.  Blooming:Refers to softening soap. When a soap is ‘bloomed,’ it is submerged in water before being used to lather. Boar:The coarsest types of bristle, boar is…

Beard Oil vs. Beard Balm

Beard Oil vs. Beard Balm

Keep your beard well-maintained and healthy with the right products and tools. Along with cleansing and conditioning your beard, you’ll want to nourish and hydrate hair and underlying skin. Read below to learn more about the differences between beard oil and beard balm and when you should be applying them. Beard Oil 🔸 Nourishes 🔸 Hydrates 🔸 Softens 🔸 Revives 🔸 When you think of beard oil, you should thing of nourishment and hydration. Beard oils work to penetrate hair…

Myrsol Lookbook

Myrsol Lookbook

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Miquel Solé Ricou founded Myrsol in the 1940’s in Barcelona, an independent entrepreneur working out of his home. Once a barber, he wanted to create his own products for the salon, so he began to study chemistry to learn how to produce his own lotions. Self-taught, and buying quality ingredients, he created formulations to cater to each skin type. The brand “Myrsol” is an acronym of his name, although he chose to spell it with a Y instead of I….

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…

Benefits of Wet-Shaving

Benefits of Wet-Shaving

Nothing beats the felling of fresh, close, and smooth shave. If you’re partial to dry shaving, we’re giving you a few reasons to change up your routine and embrace the practice of traditional wet shaving.  Closer Shave Wet shaving allows for a smoother shave as the razor blade cuts closer to the hair root. This ensures a closer shave that lasts longer.  Less Waste It may seem like an electric shave is the better deal but wet shaving, especially with…

Croaps 101

Croaps 101

You may or may not have heard the term croap used in referencing shaving soaps or creams. If it’s a new term, don’t fret; we’re breaking it down so you’re well versed on wet-saving terminology.   What is CROAP?  CREAM + SOAP = CROAP  Seems pretty straightforward but the definition and distinction between creams, soaps, and croaps, might not be as simple as you think.   Croaps share qualities of shaving creams and soaps. They are harder than creams and softer than soaps but can still…

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…

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…