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Arcadian Matte Paste Review

The Arcadian Matte Paste has a medium strong hold with pepperish masculine. Great hold and easy to apply. Can it hold well for humid weather? Find out more here!

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Arcadian Matte Paste Review

Urban Jack Safety Razor Review

No doubt we have reviewed the difference between the different types of razors. However, with so many brands having their own version of safety razor, I was curious to find out how does the Urban Jack Safety Razor stands out? Though it looks the same when we receive it, however there are some elements of surprise after we took it for a ride. Let's see how it worked out for us ! 

Urban Jack Safety Razor Review

Urban Jack Face Moisturiser Review

Urban Jack is a fairly new brand that just born in 2018. Their goal? To help man to have better skincare and shaving with natural ingredients that are beneficial for the skin. Instead relying on heavy endorsement of celebrity to promote their product, Urban Jack depends on real scientific research to produce and promote their product. Currently, they have a range of product, mainly The Shave Serum, Face Wash, Shower Oil, Beaerd & Stubble Oil and of course the Urban Jack Face Moisturiser.  Aside that Urban Jack does sound like our cousin (Urban Oak), we were interested to give their products a try. So in this review, we will be looking at their Face Moisturiser.Read on to find out more!

Urban Jack Face Moisturiser Review

Rugged & Dapper’s Daily Power Scrub Facial Cleanser Review

Rugged & Dapper is founded by Ryan & Jamie, husband and wife from USA. This brand was born due to the lacking of men's skincare brands that is of quality and suitable for men who has low-maintenance lifestyle. Ryan working in harsh conditions with his construction job decided to produce a range of skincare care and shaving product line that get the job done all at once, fast and efficient. Rugged & Dapper aims to help men to start and end their day both looking and feeling good. On top of this, this family owned business believe in using natural and organic ingredient. We heard great things about various men's facial cleanser, but Rugged and Dapper caught our eye first due to its simple product yet comprehensive. Let's dive into the review!

Rugged & Dapper’s Daily Power Scrub Facial Cleanser Review

UO Barber Reviews: Telja Studios

With the trend of barbershops showing no sign of stopping especially in Singapore, I am so excited to have been invited by Telja Studios’s founder/Head Stylist, Chubbs for a haircut and have a chat about her experience of building Telja Studios from ground up.

UO Barber Reviews: Telja Studios

ORIEN'T Texture Paste Review

In this review we will be looking at the Ocean Clay. We have done a couple of reviews for clay products (mostly fusion with pomades) - Arcadian Clay Pomade, Jack Henry Clay Pomade, Kevin Murphy's Rough Rider and Orient Clay Pomade. These were great products. However, we wonder if there's a product that feels even more natural and holds better. Let's just storm into the Ocean Clay for a review!

ORIEN'T Texture Paste Review

Top 7 Face Wash & Face Cleanser for Men 2018

Getting a good face wash is essential, especially if you have different from a normal skin type. Having a good face cleansing routine could easily save your face from those oiliness, or even acne and pimple breakouts. Using traditional bar soaps, if not careful could over dry or damage your skin. Before purchasing any facial cleanser or face wash, ensure to determine the skin type you belonged to. This will help you to get a product that not only effectively removes dirt, but prevent you from any facial disaster!

Top 7 Face Wash & Face Cleanser for Men 2018

Shehvoo Ocean Clay Review

In this review we will be looking at the Ocean Clay. We have done a couple of reviews for clay products (mostly fusion with pomades) - Arcadian Clay Pomade, Jack Henry Clay Pomade, Kevin Murphy's Rough Rider and Orient Clay Pomade. These were great products. However, we wonder if there's a product that feels even more natural and holds better. Let's just storm into the Ocean Clay for a review!

Shehvoo Ocean Clay Review

Shehvoo Activating Oil Cleanser Review

Shehvoo - which means "hair" in french, aims to provide an healthier alternative to everyday hair care product. Dre Drexler has been very experienced in review grooming and styling product. With his knowledge and together with his brother, they decided to design a more natural hair product. The Activating Oil Cleanser is designed not to only cleanse any dirt, impurities or excessive oils, but to balance the natural oils on your hair. This sulfate and paraben free is used both as a shampoo and conditioner. Let's dive in now to see how it performed!

Shehvoo Activating Oil Cleanser Review

Goldfingers Premium Pomade Review

Welcome to our second review for Goldfingers hair products. Previously, we had the chance to try out the Matte Paste. I would it was pretty impressive as it was quite different from the other paste products we have tested. However, this time, for those of you who are looking for some gel like pomade with a some shine, the Goldfingers Premium Pomade might be something you are looking for. We would not speaking about the brand's and founder background here, but if you want to find out more, just click here!

We would like to highlight that this Premium Pomade is designed to suit the tropical climate and Asia men's hair texture (which are thicker). Can it compete with the legendary Barbers Pomade?

Let's dive in!

Goldfingers Premium Pomade Review

Goldfingers Matte Paste Review

Today, we have finally get our hands on a home breed hair product brand - Goldfingers Company. The Founder, Terrence T was inspired to produce his own formula as he understood that both asian's thick hair texture and climate played a huge difference in crafting hair styling products. After 15 months of experimentation, he finally formulated his product to combat the tropical climate with great hold and versatility.

Goldfingers Matte Paste Review

Hoppin' Fresh Deodorant by Ursa Major Review

In this review, we will take on Ursa Major, a company is well known for its natural skincare product range since 2010, founded by  Oliver Sweatman & Emily Doyle who were both very experienced in the grooming and beauty industry. They saw an opportunity to provide affective skin care solution without using harsh chemicals, but blending in natural ingredients to nourish and and restore. We have been eyeing this product for a long time and finally, we got them in our hands to review.  

Hoppin' Fresh Deodorant by Ursa Major Review

Click N Shave Razor Review

Launched in 2017, Click "N" Shave aims to provide affordable quality shaving tools with excellent service. Stripping down all the unnecessary marketing dollars and middle men, they were able to cut the cost significantly.  On top of this, they are a firm believer giving back to the community where 10% of the revenue donated to children in need access of education - specifically to the Students Care Service. So, let's dive in to see how their products performed ;) 

Click N Shave Razor Review

ORIEN'T Clay Pomade Review

Welcome back everyone! After a week break here in Singapore, we are excited to share with you this new brand from Taiwan - ORIEN'T. From the brand name itself (probably inspired by the word - Oriental), it speaks a lot of how much the company has ensured their asian oriental culture is significantly embedded as they build these amazing range of men's grooming products. It feels fresh definitely as we are seeing more products are coming from Asia. This brand emphasis of using natural ingredients, being organic (certified by ECOCERT) and free from animal testing. Today, we will be looking their Clay Pomade. We took this product and put into test in our hot and humid climate of Singapore. Let's see how it fared!

ORIEN'T Clay Pomade Review

Aesop Calming Shampoo Review

Founded by hairdresser - Dennis Paphitis, Aesop is a brand known for its detailed formulation to produce fine quality skin, hair and body care products. From product design to its store's interior design, their approach is to keep it consistent, which is to carefully crafted to blend into the environment. You will notice this when you enter one of their stores around the world. Fun fact, they do not engage in any traditional advertisement, rather they rely more to word of mouth for growth.  In this review, we will looking at their calming shampoo. I selected this product because of my sensitive scalp with occasional irritation. In additional, the humid tropical weather causes high perspiration especially during the day. At the end of the day, I do feel oily, occasionally itchiness. So, let's see how this shampoo able to solve my condition

Aesop Calming Shampoo Review

Gillette Fusion ProShield Razor With Flexball Technology Review

Gillette has been around for ages, known for its mass reach of product ranging from shaving creams, razors and post shaving products. However, I would say they are primarily focus on their shavers which has been going through an evolution as seen in the image below: Their goal it's to create a easy to use shaver they gives a close shave similar to a safety razor performance.

Earlier on we have done a comparison of different razors. This time, we are diving deep into how their latest product - the Gillette Fusion ProShield Razor With Flexball Technology. 

The Flexball technology is not something new as it was already launched in 2014 with their Fusion Proglide. However, this new version which was launched in 2015 is well known for its lubrication strips before and after the blades. Let's see how it perform overall. 

Gillette Fusion ProShield Razor With Flexball Technology Review

Lockhart Heavy Hold (Black Tape) Pomade

In 2013, Steve and Nicole, husband and wife from Michigan given birth to Lockhart's Authentic. The heart and soul of this brand is to create great grooming products and to defy some of the common wrong perception on hair pomades. They wanted a good heavy hold pomade that don’t rip your hair out during application, and yet giving a good shine. Together, they continue to innovate and creating more effective grooming products. In this review, we will look one of their first products - the Heavy Hold Pomade. No kidding, we thought most products made in the west won’t really work here in this humid Singapore, but during our deep dive review, we were wrong. This is our confession.

Lockhart Heavy Hold (Black Tape) Pomade