Alpha Hydroxy Acids exfoliate dead skin from your face to promote cell renewal while helping to reduce fine lines, wrinkles, ingrown hairs and hyperpigmentation.
A skin soothing plant extract that works great on calming redness and irritation, especially after shaving.
Any skin care ingredient that tones the skin and delivers a pore minimizing effect. Ideal for acne treatments, ingrown hairs and oil control.
If you have dry or sensitive skin, you probably want to look for this in your hair products and skin care as they will probably be less irritating and drying.
Aluminum is a common ingredient in most conventional deodorants and antiperspirants and prevents the body's natural process of purging toxins from the body via the sweat glands. Trust us; you don't want this ingredient in any of your body products, aluminum-free is the way to go.
The first line of defense in anti-aging, these guys fight off rogue unstable oxygen molecules called free radicals believed to cause premature aging, cancer and even cardiovascular disease. Typical antioxidants include vitamins A, C and E, CoEnzyme Q10 and green tea extract.
Best Badger Hair:
A high-grade badger hair used in men's shaving brushes. It has better water-absorbing capabilities and a softer feel on the skin while still offering some light exfoliation.
A common modern men's shaving tool with replaceable blade head usually featuring 2 or more blades.
A dastardly natural byproduct of testosterone, this jerk of a hormone literally chokes the air out of your hair follicles and is the #1 cause of male-pattern baldness. An unfortunate natural byproduct of testosterone, this jerk of a hormone literally chokes the air out of your hair follicles and is one of the leading causes of male pattern baldness.
Unlike standard plant-based ingredients, essential oils' distillation process preserves the natural fragrance of the plant while still retaining its beneficial skin care properties, making it good for the body and the senses.
A haircut where the back and sides taper downward from the top and are usually cut as close as possible with clippers in such a way that hair appears to "fade" into the skin. This look tends to require more frequent trips to your barber to maintain.
The "results" phase of your hair styling regimen usually indicative of the sheen or texture of your desired hair style.
A sleek, classic look, this men's haircut is characterized by shorter sides with more length up top with a well-defined side part. Use a high shine, strong hold product like hair gel or hairspray to achieve that sharp, glossy finish.
hydrating skin care and hair care ingredient usually derived from vegetable fats, it's often used in shaving products due to its lightweight, non-greasy texture.
The level of control finish a styling product offers your hair style; examples include light hold, medium hold and strong hold.
Not quite pimples, but just as unsightly, these bumps are caused when dead skin clogs the follicle causing the hair to grow sideways beneath the skin, also known as razor bumps.
One of the most skin and hair-nourishing ingredients known to man, this omega-rich powerhouse hydrates, softens and repairs skin and hair fibers at the cellular level.
This is what your hair, skin and nails are actually made of.
A form of naturally occurring clay that removes impurities from the skin, preventing breakouts and controlling oil production.
Ideal for longer hair types, this technique may be used to change the thickness of the hair to create a fuller or thinner appearance, giving hair more texture and movement.
The skin and hair’s natural moisture barrier; the stronger the barrier is, the better your hair and skin looks.
A scented candle designed for men. Or, a combination of the phrases "man up" and "handle it", like how you should mandle your shaving the right way with a safety razor and badger brush.
A much maligned yet indisputably functional new hair trend among men with long hair, this messy look features hair pulled back from the face, twisted, wrapped or plaited in a circular coil or folded around itself, usually on the back of the head or neck.
A non-comedogenic skin or hair product has been formulated so as not to block skin’s pores.
The result of using a hair product that makes your hair look more natural and healthy – not shiny.
Used in a variety of skin care products, this plant-based protein soothes and nourishes the skin and rebuilds damaged hair.
Popularized by The King himself, Elvis Presley, this men's hairstyle features shorter sides swept upwards or backwards from the face with the top hair worn high over the forehead. Achieve this look easily with blow drying and some medium hold pomade.
An emollient, ointment-like styling product that is applied directly to the hair or scalp designed to add light hold, longevity, volume, texture or shine. Ideal for short hairstyles.
This indicates that a styling or grooming product is free of this artificial preservative.
A gluten-free grain from South America, this botanical extract strengthens and fortifies hair and skin to keep them looking supple and healthy.
Any shaving or grooming tool with one or more bladed edges.
A stabilized form of vitamin A, this antioxidant-rich nutrient boosts cell turnover for brighter, healthier and rejuvenated skin without causing irritation.
Probably the type of shaving razor your grandfather used, it features a guard that limits the exposure of the razor blade, reducing the risk of nicks and cuts while allowing it to glide smoothly along the skin for a close & comfortable shave. It features a single, double-sided blade.
A common barber tool for centuries, typically a strip of leather used for sharpening straight razors.
Silver Tip Badger Hair:
The highest grade of badger hair harvested from the softest hair, it has the highest water absorbency and is capable of creating a rich, dense lather. Its ultra-soft texture delivers a distinctively comfortable feel against the skin.
A vintage form of men's shaving razor featuring a single long blade set in a handle, usually designed to fold inward like a pen knife. If your barber's any good, he probably uses one of these on you.
Soy-based wax often used for scented candles and favored due to their slow, clean burn time.
Tea Tree Oil:
A naturally anti-septic Australian plant extract, common in skin care and hair care, known to for prevent acne, ingrown hairs, eczema and dandruff.
A popular and versatile haircut style these days, featuring shorter sides with more length up top. You can slick it back, comb it over or hold it up with hair wax or cream pomade.
An essential skin nutrient common in many skin care and hair care products, it helps slow the aging process by boosting cell renewal to keep skin looking young and healthy.
A thick, wax-based hair styling product that offers greater hold than a pomade and stands less chance of drying out for a sleek, yet pliable wet look.
A classic shaving style, most likely how your grandfather did it, utilizing a safety razor, shaving brush and shaving cream.
This multitasking herbal extract has been used for centuries in skin care and is great as a non-irritating astringent toner and helps reduce redness, inflammation and excess oil.
This naturally skin-soothing mineral provides non-chemical, broad UVA/UVB spectrum protection from the sun without clogging pores.