Everything made at Mammy's Soap Co is carefully designed and hand crafted in small batches to ensure you get the best product possible. We try to have something for everyone and offer All-Natural, Almost-Natural (phthalate-free, paraben-free fragrance oil), and Naked (scent and dye-free).
There is a nostalgic pleasure of choosing a scent and wielding a shave brush the way your grandfather did. Shaving soaps made their first appearance in the 14th century and were popular until shaving creams became widely available. Shaving soaps still remain popular with shavers making shaving an activity rather than a dreaded obligation. It is the experience!
Mammy's handmade shaving soap recipe is made with skin nourishing oils and butters to include Coconut and Jojoba oils, and Shea butter provide a lather that is thicker and richer than most creams, while providing lubrication and cushion, and abundant moisturization leaving an excellent post-shave feel. The addition of bentonite clay provides detoxifying qualities and extra razor "glide".
TO USE: Wet your shave brush (see listings below to purchase) under running hot water or fill up your sink with hot water and soak brush in the water for at least a minute. Badger hair brush is a good choice, as unlike synthetic (nylon) fibers, badger hair is naturally soft and retains water like a sponge. The point of the brush bristles soaking up the hot water is to retain the moisture so it gets directly to your face to soften your beard hairs and open pores. Don‘t tap too much excess water off the brush. Lather up the soap using circular motions directly in the container (or remove an almond-size portion from the jar and put in your own shave soap mug) After 20 seconds or so you should have achieved a thick, warm lather. Apply and massage the warm lather with the soaped brush evenly across your face in circular motions (which will also increase the lather‘s density), soften your whiskers, and allow them to stand up, allowing the razor to sit close to the base of the hair follicle. The longer you whisk, the richer the lather, the smoother the shave and the more your skin will be protected. Adding a bit more hot water will normally provide re-lathering for second or third passes without using more soap. Empty excess water from the shave soap jar or mug and leave open to dry.
+++ This listing is for 5.65 oz (160 gr) shaving soap in an amber PET shallow wide mouth jar with lid. +++
SCENT PROFILE - made with Phthalate-free, Paraben-free fragrance oil.
**AMERICAN MAN - BEST SELLER! A classic scent created with proprietary blend of vibrant bergamot and fresh basil leaf, complimented by earthy notes of oakmoss and white patchouli combined with fresh essence of bay leaves and bright orange peel and zest.
**IRISH TWEED - An elegant, rich, sporty scent with notes of sandalwood, Florentine iris, herbaceous clover, French verbena, violet leaves and ambergris. It's simply what a well-dressed man ought to smell like!
**RELIC - Rich, warming tobacco blossom wrapped with caramel and notes of mandarin, honey and rose. A classic manly scent.
SCENT PROFILE - Naked (unscented )
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Shipping from United States
Item(s) ship as soon as payment is received, usually within 2-3 business days. Items are mailed first class or priority mail with delivery confirmation. Shipping for multiple items will be combined and I will refund any shipping overages over $1.00.
Your order ships to your Etsy address, unless by prior arrangement.
Due to the nature of this product, Mammy's Soap Co is unable to give refunds. We will offer to replace the product if there is a handmade error. If the item is returned, shipping cost for the item to be returned will not be refunded.
There may be variations to each bar's color, shape, scent and/or form because the essentials are handmade with natural ingredients. Some bars made with vanilla will brown overtime. Soap continues to cure overtime and the weight may slightly decrease over time, however, this will give you a longer lasting bar of soap. Packaging may vary from the photo.
Custom orders are welcome. We will do our best to accommodate your needs. Wholesale inquires and large orders are considered with advanced notice, just convo us.
Please feel free to contact us regarding ingredients due to allergies.
Disclaimer: No claims are being made about the soaps or products sold by Mammy's Soap Co being a cure, treatment, or diagnosis for health conditions. The botanicals, essential oils, and added ingredients used are incorporated into these soaps for their reputed benefits. The effects are from personal opinion and reported claims. The item descriptions are for general informational purposes only. If you are experiencing health problems or conditions seek medical attention from a healthcare professional.