With all my posts on moustache this and moustache that, I don’t mean to marginalize or ignore beards. I sport a beard along with my Stache and I try to give it the same kind of attention..Alas, I think we all get a little lazy at times and can take our beards for granted.. . While […]

BabylonianBeard Wax

Here is a product I have planned for a long time. I hope it will open up many new possibilities for my bearded brothers.  Babylonian Beard Wax A beard and moustache dressing for creative grooming and everyday use. Made with fresh Beeswax, Frankincense Frereana oleo-resin, Labdanum and Lanolin, this medium-weight beard dressing will tame, shape and […]

Fresh co-op harvested Frankincense Frereana- from Somaliland-" Maydi or Yemenite Chewing Gum"

As promised, here is the recipe for my “Abyssinian Twirling Wax”, a Frankincense summer styling wax made with the oleoresin of Frankincense Frereana, co-op harvested in Somaliland. The Frankincense resins in the formula can be replaced with Spruce, Pine or Fir resins if desired. I chose Frankincense Frereana because of its wonderful fragrance and lack […]

Carnauba Wax

How to Use Carnauba Wax in Moustache Wax and Beard Pomades There has been a lot of interest in “A Solid Mustache wax recipe”, and I hope many of you have made your own Mustache wax tailored to your own needs. Over the past year there have been questions about adding Carnauba wax to Mustache […]

An Easy, Natural 2 part Mustache Wax Recipe (With instructions for creating a personal fragrance) This is the ” Mustache Wax Recipe”  from the post “A Mustachio Twirl to save the world”. The post, in essence, gives some history about Vaseline and our destructive relationship with petroleum products. It presents Lanolin, a natural oil drawn from sheep’s […]

Silly Shorn Sheep don't care what we think

When searching online for Mens Grooming Wax and Mustache Wax Recipes, one will repeatedly come across a simple, two-part grooming wax recipe for men, calling for Beeswax and Vaseline. I assume it is from an old formulary or recipe book published at the beginning of the last century when newly discovered petroleum products were hailed […]

  A Mustachio Twirl Casting Mustache Wax in Silicone trays. In my posts, I keep referring to “silicone trays” from the Dollar store”, as perfect moulds for casting home-made mustache wax. I have meant to post pictures for a few months now. So I will get this off the job list. They really are perfect! […]