July 14, 2023

How to create and maintain the perfect five o' clock shadow

The five o’ clock shadow is like a lot of looks we go for. It’s meant to look effortless, and casual. But, just like the “bed head” style, you need to put in a little effort to avoid looking like a mess. To achieve and maintain this look, it's crucial to understand the proper techniques and products involved View full article →

July 01, 2023

How to create a proper neckline when shaving

There are lots of things in life that seem remarkably simple but are somehow remarkably nerve-racking: taking that first step onto an escalator, going to sleep when you have to wake up extra early the next morning, and of course…knowing exactly what to shave and what to leave when rocking the stubbly look. Here’s a quick quide for how to get it right.

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June 06, 2023

An even deeper dive on Vetiver

Vetiver offers a beautiful blend of warm, earthy, woody, and smoky notes, which have made it a distinctive and highly valued fragrance ingredient for quite some time. View full article →

May 27, 2023

All about Olibanum, AKA Frankincense

Olibanum, also known as Frankincense, is an ancient aromatic resin that has been used for centuries in religious ceremonies, traditional medicine, incense, and perfumery. This versatile and captivating ingredient offers a unique olfactory profile that adds depth and character to various perfumes and colognes. View full article →

May 22, 2023

What's the difference between Indian Sandalwood and Australian Sandalwood? We're glad you asked.

If you possess nearly any level of interest in the world of fine fragrance, odds are that you are at least somewhat familiar with the ingredient Sandalwood. At Fulton & Roark, it’s a centerpiece ingredient for both Calle Ocho and Blue Ridge. Sandalwood offers a rich, woody scent that is hard not to love.
But what you may not know, is the intriguing history of Sandalwood in the fragrance industry, and why we have seen a transition from Indian Sandalwood to its Australian counterpart, as well as the reasons behind this shift. We’ll also explore the olfactive similarities and differences between the Indian and Australian species. View full article →

May 11, 2023

Aluminum-free Deodorant

Aluminum compounds have long been used in traditional antiperspirants, serving a crucial function - to plug sweat ducts, thereby reducing the amount of perspiration on the skin's surface. However, despite their effectiveness in controlling sweat, they have become a subject of concern for many. View full article →

May 01, 2023

Solid Cologne, Wax Perfume, Solid Fragrance…what’s it all mean?

Whether you’re talking Eau de Colognes vs Eau de Toilets or Parfum versus “perfume,” it’s all a lot to take in. Today, we wanted to give you a quick rundown on our Solids, and why you normally see us use the phrase “Solid Fragrance” to describe our line.  View full article →

April 25, 2023

Extrait de Parfum, but a Solid Fragrance?

We use 25-35% fragrance concentrations in our solid fragrances, placing them in the Extrait de Parfum category. As an aside, many of you may know the Solid Fragrance category as "solid colognes." We moved away from the term years ago as we recognized that cologne was not an accurate descriptor for our dosage. View full article →

April 18, 2023

Is Saccharomyces Ferment a magical ingredient for natural deodorants?

We get a lot of questions about our formulations and ingredients, but one ingredient probably gets more questions than any other: “What the heck is Saccharomyces Ferment?” It’s a good question. Why would a by-product of yeast fermentation be in my deodorant? View full article →

August 17, 2022

Our Bar Soap Manifesto

We landed on four "truths" that we focused on to create our line of Bar Soaps, and we believe by holding to these four ideas, we made something truly extraordinary.  View full article →

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Our first-ever Extrait de Parfum is now available for preorder!

Our first-ever Extrait de Parfum is now available for preorder!