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…

New Fendrihan Shaving Soap!

New Fendrihan Shaving Soap!

We’re excited to introduce you to our newest shaving soap, Robusto! Made in the Netherlands, this high-quality and high-performing soap makes an elegant addition to any wet-shavers collection.  Delivering a rich lather, the Robusto Shaving Soap is handcrafted and softens skin and hair to ensure a close, smooth shave. Tallow-based, the soap provides needed nourishment so skin won’t dry out. Its masculine scent features notes of tobacco and vanilla that are complimented by hints of bergamot and vanilla. Pair it…

MOVEMBER 2020

MOVEMBER 2020

November 1st marks the beginning of moustache season, better known as Movember! November marks an important time in the grooming world as men worldwide grow a moustache to raise awareness and funds for men’s health, particularly mental health, prostate cancer, and testicular cancer.  FACT: Testicular cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in young men. If you are participating in Movmeber, below are the official rules: FACT: Globally, 9.9M men are facing life with a prostate cancer diagnosis.  Participating in Movember?…

Benefits of Sea Salt Grooming Products

Benefits of Sea Salt Grooming Products

Experience the fresh scent and relaxing atmosphere of an ocean breeze anytime of year with sea salt infused grooming products. Rich in anti-inflammatory properties, sea salt naturally heals and soothes, making it an ideal inclusion for skincare and grooming products.   FOR SKIN  With its rich antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, sea salt’s natural abundance helps restore and maintain skin’s health. It is also recommended for those with skin sensitivities as it reduces irritation and has been proven to soothe discomfort of common skin conditions…

Brand Spotlight: Castelbel Porto & Portus Cale

Brand Spotlight: Castelbel Porto & Portus Cale

Crafted in Portugal, Castelbel Porto and Portus Cale are known for their exquisite shaving, grooming and home products.   Castelbel Porto  Castelbel Porto was founded out of a passion for quality. Its founder, Aquiles Barros, was a chemistry professor that headed a manufacturing team producing luxury soap. Within a year of production, his small team of six had enormous success, with a turnover of 150 thousand euros.    The Castelbel collection has a rich history, reflected in its vibrant packaging that celebrates different regions of Portugal. Inspired by…

Deodorant vs Antiperspirant

Deodorant vs Antiperspirant

Wanting to combat both sweat and odour, choosing between deodorant and antiperspirant can be a bit of a challenge. We’re taking a quick look at each to help you make choose the best option for you and your skin.   Deodorant  Like its name suggests, deodorants primarily work to prevent and mask odour. Categorized as a cosmetic product, deodorants are generally formulated with an alcohol-base to help fight odour causing bacteria. They’re often available in a variety of fragrances that help mask body odour. Unlike…

Holiday Gifts Under $20

Holiday Gifts Under $20

Looking for something small to gift this holiday season? We’ve got you covered. You can find great deals on soaps, brushes, pens, and a ton of shaving accessories or grooming products for under $20! Here are our pics for the top 20 under $20! 1. Razor Blades, $3- $19.95 2. Olivina Men Conditioning Shave Cream, $6.503. Daneson Flavored Toothpicks, $7 – $15 4. J.R. Watkins Bergamot & Oak Men’s Body Cleansing Wipes, $7.505. Anthony Shaveworks The Cool Fix Aftershave, $7.956….