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…

5 Steps for Maintaining your Shaving Brush

5 Steps for Maintaining your Shaving Brush

  For a lot of people, the shaving brush is an integral part of their shaving experience. Its ability to hold water, produce lather, and caress the face can make or break the shave. There’s a good reason why many of our customers eventually work their way up to expensive, silver tip badger brushes – there’s a difference to be had in the material of the brush and its handle. But how do we make sure our shaving brushes are…

How to make the perfect shaving soap lather in 5 steps

How to make the perfect shaving soap lather in 5 steps

Wet shaving takes a time to master, but with patience and practice you can enhance what is already a fantastic shaving experience even further with these simple steps. A well-crafted, rich and full lather will add another dimension to your morning or evening ritual, so the team here at Fendrihan HQ thoroughly recommend you make the effort to learn the skills outlined below to produce the optimum soapy blend. Our good friends at Jack’s Soap weren’t happy with the information…

Kent Brushes: Handcrafted Hair Brushes and Shaving Brushes

Kent Brushes: Handcrafted Hair Brushes and Shaving Brushes

Kent Brushes began with GB Kent and Sons and it’s now the oldest known hair brush maker in the world. The company started making their prestigious handcrafted brushes over 236 years ago in 1777 during the reign of King George III, and continues to be one of the oldest and most venerable companies in Britain. The high regard of these luxury brushes has ensured that Kent has received the Royal Warrant which allows the company to bear the royal coat…

How to Use Wet-Shaving Products for Gentlemen

How to Use Wet-Shaving Products for Gentlemen

How to Use a Shaving Brush If you are new to wet-shaving, you may need to learn how to use a shaving brush. Fortunately, it’s not very difficult. Here are the basic steps to using your brush. First, make sure you wet it thoroughly by soaking it in warm water for several minutes. Simply rinsing the brush under the sink is insufficient to adequately wet it; soaking is best. Next, Shake off the excess water. Now you are ready to…

Heinrich L. Thäter: Silver-Tip Brushes Take the Gold

Heinrich L. Thäter: Silver-Tip Brushes Take the Gold

Although in a state of continual metamorphosis when it comes to their logos, the German company Heinrich L. Thäter never alters its key attribute: the exquisite quality of their products. Encompassing the slogan ”Times and Tastes May Change, Yet Quality Always Endures,’’ the ultimate shaving-brush crafter Heinrich L. Thäter has put Nürnberg at the center of the wet-shaving map. Cherishing the family tradition of “Nothing But The Finest,” the artisans at Heinrich L. Thäter maintain the highest standards by using…