Posts Tagged: Grooming

Baxter’s Under Eye Complex Is Back

One of our favorite grooming products makes its long-awaited return.

Baxter Of California’s new formulation of their Under Eye Complex is “infused with caffeine, antioxidant vitamins, and seaweed extract to re-energize skin while fighting wrinkles and improving skin texture.”

St. James Shaving Cream 20% Off Through Friday

For many, it was a sad day when we stopped carrying Truefitt & Hill grooming products. At long last, we have good news for you: St. James of London makes their shaving sundries in the same factory and with the same formula as Truefitt & Hill; just in different scents. PLUS: We’d like to offer… Read more »

London Dispatch: Day 1

A Dunhill buying trip has forced me to visit London for the first time since 2001. Landed around 10:30am. Arrived in central London around 12:30. Grabbed a quick bite, and started heading toward Bond Street and Jermyn Street. First stop was the barbershop of Geo F. Trumper at 1 Duke of York Street. Now, I… Read more »

Last Call for Truefitt & Hill

The recent news that our Truefitt & Hill distributor will no longer be carrying our favorite shaving cream brand had us thrashing through our medicine cabinets taking inventory.

eBay Acquisitions: Barber’s chair, wastebasket

You really can find just about anything you need on eBay. Sometimes we snag vintage threads or artwork. This week we bought a barber’s chair and a wastebasket. The barber’s chair is a beauty: A two-piece (chair and footrest) by the Samuel Kline Co. that dates back to 1909. The chair is upholstered in tufted, black… Read more »

Built-To-Topple Bath Accessories from Match Pewter

The bathroom can be a dark, slippery, dangerous place, so it’s high time you switch out your glass fixtures for something a little more masculine–like pewter. Pewter has been serving as a durable material since 3000 BC, and the products made by Match Pewter are the Gold–ahem, Pewter–Standard. Here are three essentials, and three more add-ons. Dolomoti… Read more »

“Mansome” Trailer

I can’t believe this isn’t coming to San Francisco! From America’s greatest beardsman, to Morgan Spurlock’s own mustache, Executive Producers Will Arnett, Jason Bateman and Ben Silverman bring us a hilarious look at men’s identity in the 21st century. Models, actors, experts and comedians weigh in on what it is to be a man in… Read more »

Truefitt & Hill and the Titanic

How do you know when your favorite maker of men’s grooming products has an authentically rich history? When you see that one of their wares was on the Titanic — which sank exactly a hundred years ago — and is now up for auction. (Click the photo to see a larger version of the infamous “H.P…. Read more »

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It’s Man Make-up For Men Only

"It’s man make-up for men only. It says so on the box."  That is the punchline of the Saturday Night Live commercial for "Maybelline for Men" — a make-up for men — that aired last night, hosted by Brian Williams (yes, the Nightly News anchor, and by the way, he did a great job). Thanks… Read more »