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Cologne Russe Shaving Soap (Excelsior Base) - Barrister and Mann LLC
19.99

Cologne Russe Shaving Soap (Excelsior Base)

82 reviews
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Based on one of the oldest forms of perfume, Cologne Russe is a throwback to a scent created by the House of Guerlain for the Russian royal family and discontinued in the early twentieth century.

We blend lemon, bergamot, petitgrain, and herbs with violet, rose, bay, and amber to produce a rich, beautifully fresh scent derived from the colognes of old. The scent is distinctly warmer than most other cologne-type fragrances, owing largely to its inclusion of castoreum, benzoin, and vanilla. Clean and elegant without the aloofness of some other scents, Cologne Russe is the perfect way to brighten your morning.

Net wt. 4 oz, Made in the USA

Wet your shaving brush well, then swirl it around the jar for roughly thirty seconds or until a rich, creamy lather is formed. Continue building the lather by adding water (lots and LOTS of it) and swirling your brush either on your face or in a lathering bowl. Shave, rinse, and spend your day feeling great.
Aqua, Glycerin, Potassium Stearate, Potassium Tallowate, Sodium Stearate, Sodium Tallowate, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Milk, Potassium Kokum Butterate, Methyl Gluceth-10, Xanthan Gum, Sucrose Cocoate, Potassium Ricinoleate, Sodium Kokum Butterate, Allantoin, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Lanolin, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Oil, Sodium Lauroyl Oat Amino Acids, Fragrance, Sodium Ricinoleate, Tetrasodium EDTA, Tocopheryl Acetate

Description

Based on one of the oldest forms of perfume, Cologne Russe is a throwback to a scent created by the House of Guerlain for the Russian royal family and discontinued in the early twentieth century.

We blend lemon, bergamot, petitgrain, and herbs with violet, rose, bay, and amber to produce a rich, beautifully fresh scent derived from the colognes of old. The scent is distinctly warmer than most other cologne-type fragrances, owing largely to its inclusion of castoreum, benzoin, and vanilla. Clean and elegant without the aloofness of some other scents, Cologne Russe is the perfect way to brighten your morning.

Net wt. 4 oz, Made in the USA

Directions for Use

Wet your shaving brush well, then swirl it around the jar for roughly thirty seconds or until a rich, creamy lather is formed. Continue building the lather by adding water (lots and LOTS of it) and swirling your brush either on your face or in a lathering bowl. Shave, rinse, and spend your day feeling great.

Ingredients 

Aqua, Glycerin, Potassium Stearate, Potassium Tallowate, Sodium Stearate, Sodium Tallowate, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Milk, Potassium Kokum Butterate, Methyl Gluceth-10, Xanthan Gum, Sucrose Cocoate, Potassium Ricinoleate, Sodium Kokum Butterate, Allantoin, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Lanolin, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Oil, Sodium Lauroyl Oat Amino Acids, Fragrance, Sodium Ricinoleate, Tetrasodium EDTA, Tocopheryl Acetate
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4.9 Based on 82 Reviews
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AV
02/07/2021
Adam V.
United States United States
Fantastic Scent

Excellent scent! Excellent Post shave feel! Quite floral but good. I like it!

JT
12/25/2020
Josh T.
United States United States
Cologne Russe

Hard to pick out the single notes in this very well balanced blend. Slightly citrus forward, but the support cast mellows it out and warms it way down making for a wonderful aroma.

B
12/17/2020
Ben
United States United States
Sleeper scent

I know Seville gets a lot of love, but Cologne Russe needs to recognized. I think the I've been using this soap with the matching AS all winter so far and love it. Overall a warm and powdery scent but plenty of depth, while the soap lathers easily and provides a great shave. The scent lasts fairly long as well - you'll catch whiffs of it throughout the day. This is my wife's second-favorite scent following Fougere Gothique.

TG
10/28/2020
Timothy G.
United States United States
Time to get a Mink Coat!!

I had no expectations on the scent of this soap. I knew the slickness and quality of the soap was going to be exceptional but the scent - who knew? Scent is so subjective. I cup my hands against my nose - someone mentioned a dark fruitcake but not sweet at all with herbs and bay. The scent is described as warmer compared to other colognes but I see why to use it in the winter months....... frankly I intend to use it all the time in sunny Florida!! You will catch yourself cupping your hands and catching the delicious scent from your face (use the balm its amazing) I now know why people love it. Its unique and that's a good thing ! The quality of the lather is amazing , the Excelsior Base will provide you with a close comfortable shave. Your skin will love you for it!

J
10/10/2020
Jonathan
United States United States
Very unique, strong scent

Nice cologne scent that I couldn't even begin to describe, and that's a good thing. The scent is strong and sticks around longer than some of their other offers. I find this one best to be followed with a splash of unscented witch hazel.