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Irish-Themed Shave Products For St. Patricks Day

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St. Patrick’s day is coming up and it has always been an interesting holiday for me.  So maybe I should integrate wet shaving into it.

Uncle George And St. Patrick’s Day

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Uncle George and Aunt Ann

St. Patrick’s Day was an interesting, and kind of goofy, holiday when I was growing up.  My favorite uncle, Uncle George, had his birthday on 17 March (St. Patrick’s Day).  And there would always be quite the birthday celebration for him, usually Irish-themed–despite him not having one drop of Irish blood (his heritage was Lebanese)!

He used to whimsically tell me that he was the only Lebanese Irishman in the world.

But he did sometimes drink like a stereotypical Irishman (in a good way…he was a happy guy).

Anyway…this time of year always gets me thinking about Uncle George so I thought I would post this article in honor of him.

Irish-Themed Shave Products

[Note: Amazon, PAA, Smallflower, and West Coast Shaving links are affiliate.]

Stirling Soap Co.’s Sharp Dressed Man line is “…[p]atterned after the famous Green Irish Tweed scent that was created for Cary Grant….”  Also available from West Coast Shaving.

Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements (PAA)’s Irish Springs line is a seasonal offering now available, with a scent described as “Bergamot, Blood Orange, White Rose, Pine, Lavender, Cedar, & Musk. A citrus blast into a floral, herbaceous, woody bouquet….”

PAA also has TWEE, its version of Green Irish Tweed, and Bailey’s Irish Coffee.

RazoRock Irish Countryside is Italian Barber’s take on Green Irish Tweed with a shave soap and aftershave.

Wet Shaving Products (WSP) Gaelic Tweed Formula T Shaving Soap is another interpretation of Green Irish Tweed.  Also available from Amazon and Smallflower offers the Rustic version.  WSP offers a number of other products in the scent.

Wickham Soap Co 1912 Shaving Soap has two Irish-inspired scents.  Irish Fern with a scent described as “Top notes: Lemon, Geranium, Rosemary and Lavender; Heart notes: Clover and Cedar; Base notes: Patchouli, Sandalwood , Oakmoss and Tonka Bean” (also available from other sources).  Shamrock Tweed described as “Top notes: Verbena Lemon and White Basil; Heart notes: Rosewood, Violet and Iris; Base notes: Musk, Sandalwood and Amber” (I also saw this available on Amazon).

Irish-Made Shave Products

Along with Irish-Inspired products, here are some Irish shave artisans and products actually made in Ireland:

Smallflower carries the Inis line of body care products from Ireland.

Dublin Shaving Co.

Natural Ireland

Dublin Grooming Co. (ships to U.S.)

Bend In The Barrow

Dr. K. Soap Company

Summing Up

If you’re looking for a new way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, why not try some Irish-themed shaving products? Not only will you look sharp, but you’ll also feel like you’re part of the luck of the Irish. So go ahead and give them a try – you may be surprised at how much you enjoy them!



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