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Shaving Soaps

When you think classic shaving, there's nothing more traditional than lathering up with a quality shaving soap. Shop our Top 10 and Newest Shaving soaps or browse our wide selection from traditional brands and small batch artisans. 

  • Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, The Chieftain-West Coast Shaving
    $15.99

    Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, The Chieftain

    2 reviews

    Traditional, lathering shaving soap Tallow-based Scented with an aroma reminiscent of Boss Bottled Master Soap Creations is an artisan shaving so...

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    $15.99
  • Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, Vintage Lapidus-West Coast Shaving
    $15.99

    Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, Vintage Lapidus

    4 reviews

    Traditional, lathering shaving soap Tallow-based Scented with complex aroma in homage to Ted Lapidus Master Soap Creations, hailing from South Af...

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    $15.99
  • Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, Grapefruit Zest-West Coast Shaving
    $15.99

    Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, Grapefruit Zest

    1 review

    Traditional, lathering shaving soap Tallow-based Scented with zesty grapefruit Check out these soaps and splashes from up and coming artisan Fern...

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    $15.99
  • Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, Peppermint Latte-West Coast Shaving
    $17.99

    Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, Peppermint Latte

    2 reviews

    Traditional, lathering shaving soap Tallow-based Scented with peppermint and coffee If you haven’t heard of Master Soap Creations, we are excited...

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    $17.99
  • Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, Ruby Forest-West Coast Shaving
    $15.99

    Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, Ruby Forest

    1 review

    Traditional, lathering shaving soap Tallow-based Scented with an homage to Dunhill Red Desire This artisan coming out of South Africa is turning ...

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    $15.99
  • Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, Frosted Lavender-West Coast Shaving
    $15.99

    Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, Frosted Lavender

    3 reviews

    Traditional, lathering shaving soap Tallow-based Scented with lavender and menthol This up and coming artisan out of South Africa is making quite...

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    $15.99
  • Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, Citrus Melody-West Coast Shaving
    $17.99

    Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, Citrus Melody

    Traditional, lathering shaving soap Tallow-based Scented with zesty lemon and a hint of orange and lime Fernando Saraiva is whipping up some phen...

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    $17.99
  • Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, Nordic Croco-West Coast Shaving
    $15.99

    Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, Nordic Croco

    1 review

    Traditional, lathering shaving soap Tallow-based Scented a fresh, sharp aroma reminiscent of Cool Water Handcrafted in South Africa, these soaps ...

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    $15.99
  • Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, Pole Position-West Coast Shaving
    $15.99

    Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, Pole Position

    Traditional, lathering shaving soap Tallow-based Scented with citrus, florals, and fruit on a base of cedar, amber, musk, and more Small batch, ...

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    $15.99
  • Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, Vintage Faberge-West Coast Shaving
    $15.99

    Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, Vintage Faberge

    Traditional, lathering shaving soap Tallow-based Scented with a spicy fragrance  Fernando Saraiva is the hands behind this soap brand out of Sou...

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    $15.99
  • Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, Zeus God of Thunder-West Coast Shaving
    $15.99

    Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, Zeus God of Thunder

    1 review

    NEW Lathering shaving soap Tallow-based Scented with a spicy, amber, maculine aroma Artisan Fernando Saraiva is turning out these exceptional w...

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    $15.99
  • Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, Cherry Freeze-West Coast Shaving
    $17.99

    Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, Cherry Freeze

    1 review

    Traditional, lathering shaving soap Tallow-based Scented with cherry and menthol Fernando Saraiva is turning out note-worthy soaps and splashes...

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    $17.99
  • Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, Night on the Town-West Coast Shaving
    $15.99

    Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, Night on the Town

    NEW Traditional, lathering shaving soap Tallow-based Scented with an irresistible fragrance based on Gaultier’s Le Male Based in South Africa, th...

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    $15.99
  • Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, Candy Moon-West Coast Shaving
    $15.99

    Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, Candy Moon

    1 review

    NEW Lathering shaving soap Tallow-based Scented with a sweet, gourmet aroma Fernando Saraiva is the artisan behind Master Soap Creations out of ...

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    $15.99
  • Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, Dark Blue-West Coast Shaving
    $15.99

    Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, Dark Blue

    1 review

    Traditional, lathering shaving soap Tallow-based Scented with a spicy amber aroma Fernando Saraiva is an artisan soapmaker plying his craft in So...

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    $15.99
  • Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, Vintage Spice-West Coast Shaving Sold out
    $15.99

    Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, Vintage Spice

    2 reviews

    NEW Lathering shaving soap Tallow-based Scented with a spicy, maculine aroma Fernando Saraiva is the artisan behind Master Soap Creations out o...

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  • Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, Orange And Cedarwood-West Coast Shaving Sold out
    $15.99

    Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, Orange And Cedarwood

    2 reviews

    Traditional, lathering shaving soap Tallow-based Scented with zesty orange and rich wood If you love small batch artisan soapmakers, then you sho...

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  • Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, Deep Blue-West Coast Shaving Sold out
    $15.99

    Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, Deep Blue

    1 review

    Traditional, lathering shaving soap Tallow-based Scented with fresh aroma inspired by Desire Blue Fernando Saraiva is making waves with his shavi...

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  • Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, Frosted Bay Rum-West Coast Shaving Sold out
    $17.99

    Master Soap Creations Shaving Soap, Frosted Bay Rum

    2 reviews

    Traditional, lathering shaving soap Tallow-based Scented with bay rum and menthol Check out master Soap Creations out of South Africa. Fernando ...

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Is shaving soap better than shaving cream?

As you might expect, the answer is “it depends”. When you want to whip up a lather quickly, a shaving cream is often a good choice. However, a shaving soap has a base that allows for many more ingredients. So, if you are looking to get a good moisturizing, protective, long-lasting lather, then you will probably want to stick with shaving soaps. It might take a little longer to get a good lather, but the time spent is worth it.

Is shaving soap necessary to wet shaving?

Some sort of protection is vital to a wet shave. You will really do a number on your face if you attempt to take a blade to your skin without the benefit of some sort of lubrication. Many classic wet shavers will choose to lather up a shaving soap, but you could use a cream, gel, or even an oil. However, your results are definitely improved when you choose products that are designed for the specific purpose of shaving.

Can I shave with regular soap?

The short answer is yes. However, as stated above, your results with wet shaving are greatly enhanced when you use the products designed for it. Shaving soaps are formulated to create thick, rich (protective) lathers that stay on the face and loaded with ingredients to moisturize and nourish your skin post-shave. A regular soap might produce an airy, bubbly lather that doesn’t provide much protection and a post shave that leaves you dry and cracked.

Do you leave shaving soap in the mug or bowl?

Many artisans today are loading their soap into containers/tubs that are perfect for lathering. They are wide-mouthed and over-sized just for the purpose of lathering. If you are using a puck or refill, then there isn’t any reason why you couldn’t leave it in the bowl or mug. With any shaving soap, however, it is important to rinse off the excess lather and leave it out to dry as much as possible. This will increase its longevity and reduce waste if it sits wet.

Will shaving soap get too old to use?

Unlike a shaving cream, a shaving soap generally does not get too old to use. Like a bar of soap, shaving soap can last and last. Technically, the biggest thing happening over time is that more water evaporates from the soap (but that can actually improve the soap, this is what triple-milling does). However, the scent will gradually fade over time so you don’t want to hold onto your soap forever.