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Spring Cleaning

Posted on February 21, 2017 by plug in SEO | 0 comments



The days are growing warmer, the sun is setting later, there is an anticipation in the air as branches begin to bud, promising soon to bloom. Spring is indeed nearing! At long last, it is time to do some winter cleaning.

After being exposed to the harsh winds and bitter temperatures of winter, it is important to exfoliate the dead and dry skin on your face with a soap that will also protect the natural oils, leaving your facial hair looking and feeling ready for spring.


Brooklyn Grooming’s newly advanced Beard Soap
recipe is a richly nutritious combination of Vermont family farmed
goats milk, coconut oil, cocoa butter, and pure olive oil making it a goldmine of organic skin-enhancers that will scrub the beard without stripping away the natural oils allowing for a softer, cleaner result that won’t sacrifice the integrity of your skin.  
Spring is an excellent opportunity to trade in the heavier scents of winter and experiment with lighter ones. Pure essential oils of Cedar and Spruce, impart our soap with a warm, fresh scent that is a complimentary blend, both subtle and distinctive, softly stirring the senses from slumber to refresh mind, body and spirit. The rousing aroma is an enlivening balance of earth, wood, and spring.

Producing a light, foamy lather, the soap is a gentle cleanser that will awaken and revive your skin in soothing natural oils while moisturizing your beard in nourishing protection!

 

Though the winds of spring may not have the icy bite of the winter, they still have the gusto to whip across your face, irritating skin and damaging beard growth. It is helpful to keep applying oils all year round, as well as regular beard maintenance such as combing and trimming. Our hand-made iconic Beard Comb is made from natural cellulose acetate material, contains no plastic, and is a perfect tool for taming those wiry whiskers.



Alas, perhaps the most important key in maintaining healthy skin and hair is treating your body conscientiously by eating nutritious foods, exercising often, sleeping well, and staying hydrated. This spring, let your beard reflect nature’s season of restoration and growth, let your skin glow!

Posted in beardsoap, cedarwood, cleanser, coldprocesssoap, essential oils, gentle, glowing skin, goatsmilk, handmade, luxurious, natural, season, smallbatch, spring cleaning, spruce, vermont

Valentine’s Day gifts for your one and only!

Posted on January 19, 2017 by Alfredo Ortiz | 0 comments


We've put together some our favorite products to give to that special someone, or why not treat yourself to something nice!

Please visit our  V A L E N T I N E ’ S   D A Y   S H O P !


As we've learned, when it comes to Valentine's Day, chocolates, flowers and a fancy dinner are great, but you will need the perfect music to set the mood!
Here is our LOVE-INSPIRED playlist for V-DAY!




Want us to write your love a handwritten note? Please leave us a message in our "notes" section and we will include your V-day message.


Our Limited Edition -Victorian Oddities card- is included on any of our Valentine's Day Sets!

 

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2016 Holiday Gift Guide

Posted on December 14, 2016 by Alfredo Ortiz | 0 comments



Giving love is important but if you are also planning on giving a gift this holiday season here are some suggestions:



1. Leather Comb Sleeve with Pocket Comb by Us  2. Maple Chocolate by Mast Brothers Brooklyn   3. Bone Anchor Knife by Best Made Co.  4. Bourbon Toothpicks by Daneson


5. After Shave Tonic by Crown Shaving Co,  6. Wood Beam Anchor Bracelet in Antique Brown  7.TVR Opt 504 Vintage JD Sunglasses 8. Mini Shampoo and Conditioner by Rudy’s Barbershop, 9. Field Notes Original Ruled Paper Memo Book

10. Rios Slim Straight by Freenote  11. Winston Woven Chestnut Watch by Komono  12. Musk Candle by C.O. Bigelow  13. Ezra Arthur No. 2 Wallet  14. Beard Oil Sampler Kit by Us

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This holiday season, give the gift that keeps on giving

Posted on November 22, 2016 by Alfredo Ortiz | 0 comments

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Coconut Oil, Cold Weather and Pilgrim’s Hair and Beard Tonic

Posted on November 01, 2016 by Alfredo Ortiz | 0 comments

Coconut oil is a popular ingredient that is used in many natural hair products. Among its many positive qualities it can penetrate hair better than other oils and is an excellent moisturizer. As an added bonus it prevents protein loss and smells INCREDIBLE.

Unrefined (aka “virgin”) coconut oil, has a melting point of just 76 degrees F (24 C). 
This means it can be liquid or solid depending on the season, climate and even the temperature of where its stored in your home.


Every fat and fatty acid has a range of temperatures varying from liquid to solid. As a general rule, saturated fats like coconut oils congeal at higher temperatures than unsaturated fats. 



The development of coconut oil “grains” or crystals is determined by the melting point of the oil and the environment in which it is stored. We know this can be a little disconcerting at first but please remember your oil is perfectly good.


Pilgrim’s Classic Hair and Beard Tonic is enriched with nutrients of organic coconut, argan, jojoba and avocado oils, and will change consistency with colder weather. You might notice your oil has a different texture (don’t worry), your product hasn't gone bad and there is a simple way fix for this



1. Immerse the bottle in warm water for 5 minutes until normal consistency returns.



2. Have a radiator or other indirect heat source? Awesome! Simply place your bottle on top or in front of it for a few minutes and your Pilgrim's will return to a liquid state.



3.
You can also warm
 the bottle with your hands although this might take a little longer.

And Finally, keep your Pilgrim’s Hair and Beard Tonic in a warm, dry area.


Posted in barber, beard, beardcare, bearded, beardoil, Brooklyn, Brooklyn Groomig, coconutoil, cold weather, fall, fatty acid, hairoil, handmade, natural, pilgrimshairtonic, smallbatch, tonic, vegan, winter

We’ve been nominated by AskMen for “Best Beard Oil"

Posted on October 19, 2016 by Alfredo Ortiz | 0 comments

We're thrilled to announce that “Red Hook Classic Beard Oil” has been nominated for the AskMen Grooming Awards in the category of “Best Beard Oil"

This prestigious annual awards highlights the companies, individuals, and top grooming products that are having an impact in the Men’s Grooming Industry



Your support for us makes all the difference. Please take a moment to vote for us today. 

Thank you for reading and Thank you for voting!

Posted in askmen, beard, beard oil, best, best product, brooklyngrooming, category, grooming awards, natural, nominee, top, winner

Soft Natural Boar Bristles for Your Beard

Posted on May 04, 2016 by Alfredo Ortiz | 0 comments

Introducing our limited edition handmade wooden beard brush!

The natural boar bristles are perfect for keeping your beard looking neat and tidy. The bristles are uneven so you can reach from root to tip in a single stroke.

Brush features our signature “octopus" logo engraved.



Lightweight for ease of use on-the-go, plus fits perfectly within the hand

Style your beard correctly and prevent hair from knotting with this iconic grooming accessory!

Beard brush measures approximately 5" x 1.75" 

Posted in beard, beardbrush, beardcare, bearded, boar bristle, brooklyngrooming, classic, facialhair, guyswithbeards, handmade, new

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