The Strop Shoppe – Bay Rum shaving soap

Strop Shoppe - Bay Rum_mini

My next review is the Strop Shoppe’s Bay Rum. If you’re wondering, no it doesn’t come with the deer soap dish; that came from the fellow I bought it off of.

Prairie Creations: Douceur de Cando – ‘Lick me all over’ scented

Prairie Creations Douceur de Cando - Lick me all over

While their products had come rather highly recommended, I had held off on placing an order with Prairie Creations for quite some time, largely due to the fact that they don’t allow for orders outside of the US to be placed through their main website, requiring you to place it by e-mail instead. But, when I decided to do so, the proprietor Krissy was extremely helpful, and quick to respond.

QEDman – Bathtub Gin shave stick

QEDMan - Bathtub Gin

Here comes the joker With his silly grin He carries a martini Made of bathtub gin Here comes the joker We all must laugh Cause we’re all in this together And we love to take a bath. – Phish, Bathtub Gin

Country Heart Soap – Gingered Peach shaving soap

Country Heart - Gingered Peach

Unlike most of the shaving soaps I review, this one isn’t based upon a recommendation from someone else. I stumbled across Country Heart Soap while doing a bit of searching on etsy, and I’m rather glad I did. The samples I got from them all smelled quite nice, and all seemed to be reasonably strongly scented as well, as I’m sure anyone who’s been following my reviews knows I prefer.

I Did It! I Did It! – A Love/Hate Story About Shaving Soap


I hate shaving soaps! A few years ago, I got into traditional wet shaving. I had never EVER been able to generate a decent lather from a shaving soap. Foamy. Airy. Dissolving on my face after less than a minute. So frustrating. Resigned,  I used only creams, which isn’t so bad since there are so many really good ones out there. For a while, I gave up the idea that I’d ever be able to have a collection of wooden and plastic bowls filled with with the pucks of my favorite scents I’d been longing to buy. Now, I can’t say I…