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…

Badger Brush Basics – Cleaning Your Brush

Badger Brush Basics – Cleaning Your Brush

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Whether you’ve had your badger shaving brush for a few weeks or a few years, it’s essential that it be regularly, and properly, maintained. Keeping your badger brush clean and well-maintained ensures you’ll get the most out of your brush for years to come. It also keeps if free of residue and unwanted bacteria. Shampoo and Conditioner As a natural fiber, badger hair and human hair can be treated in a similar way. Regular hair shampoo and conditioner is suitable for use…

Badger Brush Basics – Making the Brush

Badger Brush Basics – Making the Brush

Badger brushes are among our best-selling items. We often get many questions regarding the badger brush so we’ve created a series of blog posts to answer the most popular questions. This week we’ll focus on hair bundling. How it’s Made The average badger brush contains approximately 14,000 hairs, weighted precisely to fit the securing ring that holds the brush together. The manufacturing process is highly skilled and most of the work is done by hand using traditional tools. Hair bundles are combed to…

Brand Spotlight: Heinrich L. Thäter

Brand Spotlight: Heinrich L. Thäter

Elegance, luxury, and distinction characterize the renowned collection of Thäter brushes. Handmade in Germany since 1913, Thäter brushes are delicately crafted according to traditional techniques. Staying true to their ‘small but beautiful’ philosophy, a Thäter brush is distinguished by its soft luxurious bristles and signature polished handles that are comfortable and sleek. The family-owned business takes pride in its craftsmanship. The handmade knots are artfully crafted by skilled artisans with years of experience and unparalleled knowledge of the trade. Silvertip,…

5 Simple Steps for a Perfect Lather

5 Simple Steps for a Perfect Lather

You’ve decided to make the switch to wet shaving and have all your new and handsome supplies laid out on the bathroom counter. You’ve done your research and have thoroughly prepared your skin with a  pre-shave product. You’re ready for your first shave but have hit a roadblock at the lathering stage. You can’t seem to get it to the right consistency and are frustrated that something so simple is causing such displeasure. So what’s the secret to building a…

Win an Henri et Victoria Shaving Brush and Kent Mug

Win an Henri et Victoria Shaving Brush and Kent Mug

We’re well into the Christmas season, now, and that means stress. Too much eggnog is leaving us feeling bloated and heavy. That’s why this we’re we’re lightening the load for one lucky winner. To welcome the arrival of our wonderful new Henri et Victoria shaving line, we’re giving away a brand new Henri et Victoria shaving brush, and a Kent shaving mug. Contest begins Wednesday, December 14 and ends December 23, 2016. Enter below for your chance to win. All…

CANADIANS: Win an Henri et Victoria Shaving Brush and Kent Mug

CANADIANS: Win an Henri et Victoria Shaving Brush and Kent Mug

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We’re well into the Christmas season, now, and that means stress. Too much eggnog is leaving us feeling bloated and heavy. That’s why this we’re we’re lightening the load for one lucky winner. To welcome the arrival of our wonderful new Henri et Victoria shaving line, we’re giving away a brand new Henri et Victoria shaving brush, and a Kent shaving mug. Contest begins Wednesday, December 14 and ends December 23, 2016. Enter below for your chance to win. All…

Health Myths #412 The Best Shaving Brush is a Silvertip Brush

Health Myths #412 The Best Shaving Brush is a Silvertip Brush

When it comes to shaving brushes, the silvertip badger rules. Soft, luxurious, and natural, it’s an ancient tradition. It’s the best choice of brush for any shaver, right? Well, not exactly. Myth: Silvertip Badger is Always the Best Choice of Brush – FALSE This one’s a tricky myth to tackle, because at first blush it, it’s actually true. Silvertip badger hair shaving brushes are made with the highest grade of badger hair, and they often have the highest level of craftsmanship and…

Marco Finardi Crafts Artisan Brushes for Marfin

Marco Finardi Crafts Artisan Brushes for Marfin

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  In a mechanized, modern world, where commodities are rarely made by hand, let alone by the hands of one person, it can be refreshing to see someone step forward and make his livelihood by his craft. There’s a unique charm to something roughly hewn from raw materials, none of which can be mass replicated; each one bears a personal touch that lends special value to the fruit of one’s hard labour. Marco Finardi, an artist from Cremona, Italy, worked…