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July 30, 2019

Fragrance Deep Dive: The Fougere

Timeless classics are sometimes the best options for the modern fragrance wearer.  This includes the fresh yet woodsy scent known as fougère (pronounced foo-JAIR). While it’s considered a pillar of men’s cologne categories, even those familiar with fragrance may still feel unclear on fougère as there are many different ideas of what fougère should smell like.  In our fragrance deep dive, we take a look at everything you need to know involving fougère. View full article →

July 10, 2019

Fragrance Vocabulary

Fragrances have their own set of vocabulary which makes it hard to know what some websites and places are talking about when revealing their newest fragrance.  Some of the terminologies are so complex, it can be intimidating to approach and even start to learn what they mean.  We are here to change that!  These words are the basics in fragrance vocabulary that can help a fragrance expert review some terms and will also help someone just starting to take how they smell seriously understand all the different aspects of a fragrance. 

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December 12, 2018

How To Apply Solid Cologne

When designing our  Solid Cologne, we put an emphasis on making every facet of its design a pleasure to use. However, using it properly may not be self-evident

Whether you’re new to our solid colognes, or even if you’re an old pro who just wants a little reassurance, here is our comprehensive guide to using solid cologne.

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June 29, 2018

Know Your Ingredients: Tea Tree

 Tea Tree oil is inarguably one of the most useful essential oils around. It also has one of the most confusing names in all of the English language. 

Also known as the Narrow-leaved Paperbark, the Tea Tree is a small tree native to Australia, with the scientific name, Melaleuca Alternifolia.

Here's the tricky part. The Melaleuca Alternifolia is not at all related to the tree,  Camellia Sinensis, which produces the five main types of tea that we drink

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June 25, 2018

Know Your Ingredients: Eucalyptus

If you're a fan of our 2-1 Shampoo + Body Wash or our Bar Soap, you're likely already a fan of Eucalyptus, whether you know it or not. The earthy, sharp, and slightly minty scent of Eucalyptus is a large part of what gives our wash products their invigorating fragrance. But Eucalyptus also does more than just smell good. View full article →

March 22, 2018

A Visual Review of Fulton & Roark Solid Fragrances

There's an old truism that, "writing about music is like dancing about architecture." While we believe that the same could be said of fragrance reviews, we also know that a few words about a fragrance can be very helpful when deciding which cologne is right for you. With that in mind, we have put together a quick visual overview of each of the Fulton & Roark solid colognes. Think of them as fragrance reviews without the superfluous esoterica. View full article →

January 11, 2018

15 Reasons You Will Love Solid Cologne

If you’re looking to improve your grooming process, there’s no better place to start than by adopting solid cologne. Why? Because it’s likely the part of your grooming routine that needs an upgrade the most. It was the first grooming product the team at Fulton & Roark reimagined and now, years later, it’s still our best-known line of products.

Here are 15 reasons we think you’ll love our solid cologne:

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November 29, 2017

Inside the Fragrance: Vetiver

If you are familiar with our solid cologne fragrance, Hatteras, then you can undoubtedly recognize its strong outdoorsy, masculine smell. This is created by a mixture of scents - a primary component being vetiver.

Vetiver (pronounced VEHT-ih-ver) is one of the most popular scents in the men's fragrance industry...

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November 16, 2017

Inside the Fragrance: Sandalwood

You’ve probably heard of sandalwood, but do you really know what it is? Sandalwood, the star scent of our  Blue Ridge Solid Cologne, is an essential oil derived from the dense, yellow wood of the sandalwood tree. View full article →

September 13, 2015

Mens Health Calls F&R Solid Fragrances Desk Drawer Essentials

When we set out to design cologne that was truly built for the way men operate, we believed one of the most important factors was that it should be able to go anywhere you do. High on our checklist was that it should be airplane-friendly, sturdy enough to get knocked around and designed so as to easily fit in the pocket of your favorite jeans.  View full article →