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Oaken Lab v3 Shaving Soap, Sanctum

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  • Tallow-based, lathering shave soap imported from Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Scented with Sandalwood, rose, dry floral, bergamot, & a creamy wood base
  • Also available in matching aftershave splash

Oaken Labs was formed on the premise that your daily grooming ritual can be improved. Their products focus on premium ingredients, proprietary scents, and phenomenal quality. Each shave should be an experience in elevating the routine to the sublime.

The new V3 shaving soap formula brings a major step up from the original with the goal of upgrading every aspect of the shaving soap. The lather is dense and luxurious with improved slickness and top-tier post shave feel. Added to the Shea Butter and Lanolin are major skin foods including Yogurt, Allantoin, Vitamin E and Tamanu Oil, a tropical cold-pressed tree nut oil with immense skin conditioning benefits.

Sanctum is a representation of the spaces that bring solace, evoke a sense of calming stillness, or spark contemplation and introspection. They are spaces that go beyond physical capacity but manage to become a sanctuary for personal healing or a place for one to be lost in thought. These moments of solitude can invigorate creativity, reveal clarity, or simply allow one to just be.

Sanctum is a sandalwood and rose forward scent that opens with dry floral and crisp bergamot, and dries down to its deep, creamy wood base.

Translucent Jasmine, Dry Bergamot, Dusty Rose, Paper, Sandalwood, Benzoine, Virginia Cedarwood and Patchouli

Size: 4oz

Ingredients: Stearic Acid, Aqua, Tallow (Beef), Yogurt, Glycerol, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Potassium Hydroxide, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Fragrance, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa Butter), Sodium Hydroxide, Prunus armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Lanolin, Calophyllum Inophyllum (Tamanu) Seed Oil, Sodium Lactate, Xanthan Gum, Kaolin Clay, Allantoin, Beeswax, Tocopheryl Acetate

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John S.
United States United States
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Great soap - can I get some more?

This is a wonderful soap. The scent is great, the lather slick and glossy, plenty of lubrication. But it seems to sold out everywhere. If I can ever find some, I’m stocking up.

Marco B.
Italy Italy
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Ottimo sapone

Mi sono trovato molto bene, offre un buon montaggio, anche scorrevolezza e protezione della pelle mi sono piaciute. Ottimo il profumo lo trovo perfetto per questo periodo autunnale.

West Coast Shaving Oaken Lab v3 Shaving Soap, Sanctum Review
Ireland Ireland

Amazing soap quality with one of the best lather I have tested!

Amazing soap, now in my top 3 in terms of lather quality ! It's as good as Saponificio Varesino. The scent is really nice, quite unusual (very luxurious, silky).

Eugene C.
United States United States
I recommend this product

Cream of the crop

This shaving soap does what a shaving soap should do. It produces a rich creamy lather that stays moist. The result is a close shave without any nicks or cuts.

Mark N.
United States United States
I recommend this product


I am fairly new to West Shaving, but was very much looking forward to trying BOTH the soap and the after shave. WONDERFUL scents on both! It will be hard to NOT use these every day. Thank you to the folks at Oaken Lab.