5 Shaving Soaps That Shaving Cream Guys Should Try

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Leisureguy recently wrote a post titled “5 Shaving Creams That Shaving Soap Guys Should Try.”  I thought I would turn that around and suggest 5 shaving soaps that shaving cream aficionados should try.  I based these suggestions on how easy they are to lather (even in hard water), performance, and I tried to cross scent and price ranges so there’s something for everyone.  These aren’t the only choices of course but they should give you great results.

A Few Rapid-Fire Reviews

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One of the cooler parts of working with our host, Mantic59, is that I get shaving advice from the Shave Tutor, himself. But the coolest part is that, occasionally, Mark sends me a goodie box of stuff that he presumably can’t get around to trying himself (hey, I’ve seen photos of his shave den – let’s just say Mark is well stocked for the Shavepocalypse.) So, even though I now have enough product to last me well into the next decade, I made time to work my way through this latest haul. Here are a few quick-hitter reviews of the soaps,…

Strop Shoppe Shave Soaps

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I recently tried some shaving soaps from the Strop Shoppe.  I love their motto: “Shaving Shouldn’t Suck.”  In a fairly crowded “artisan” shaving product area, they are trying to distinguish themselves by using as few ingredients as possible, limiting themselves to Stearic Acid, Glycerin, Coconut Oil, Palm Oil, Rice Bran Oil (rice bran oil? That’s a new one on me), Potassium Hydroxide, Sodium Hydroxide, and various essential oils.