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Bay Rum Shaving Soap (Excelsior Base) - Barrister and Mann LLC
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Bay Rum Shaving Soap (Excelsior Base)

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Way back in the glory days of salty sea dogs, sailors used rum tinctures of West Indie bay and spices as disinfectants, fragrances, deodorants, and aftershaves. Over time, many famous fragrance and shaving houses adopted the custom and offered their own versions of the classic scent, which proved to be extremely popular with barbers as well.

Barrister and Mann® is proud to offer our own version of a classic Bay Rum. Dispensing with the modern custom of using large amounts of clove, we instead blend real black strap rum with West Indie bay, sweet orange, cinnamon, and benzoin (a vanilla-like resin). Our Bay Rum is a warm, masculine classic, a piece of history, and a favorite for winter, but is well-suited for any time of year.

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

Way back in the glory days of salty sea dogs, sailors used rum tinctures of West Indie bay and spices as disinfectants, fragrances, deodorants, and aftershaves. Over time, many famous fragrance and shaving houses adopted the custom and offered their own versions of the classic scent, which proved to be extremely popular with barbers as well.

Barrister and Mann® is proud to offer our own version of a classic Bay Rum. Dispensing with the modern custom of using large amounts of clove, we instead blend real black strap rum with West Indie bay, sweet orange, cinnamon, and benzoin (a vanilla-like resin). Our Bay Rum is a warm, masculine classic, a piece of history, and a favorite for winter, but is well-suited for any time of year.

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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4.8 Based on 84 Reviews
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LE
01/25/2021
Louis E.
United States United States
Favorite Shave Soap

I've been wet shaving with a DE razor for about 8 years now and I found this soap early on! It's a favorite and always keep it around! Smells great and always get a smooth shave!

EB
01/19/2021
Edward B.
United States United States
My first artisanal soap

My third puck of this. B&M Bay Rum was my first purchase from an artisanal soap maker and I will always have one of these in my ever expanding shave den.

CB
01/13/2021
Christopher B.
United States United States
Buy This!

Smells great, works even better

AP
12/24/2020
Andy P.
United States United States
Bay Rum review Excelsior base

The base is excellent with beautiful glide, protection and post shave feel. I remember the first time I had the Bay Rum, a few generation of soap base back, had more scent and sweetness.

S
11/18/2020
ScentReviewer
United States United States
Review on scent only

Unfortunately most of those reviews do not clearly explain how the scent is. Here an accurate description: mostly clove (the claim is bay), ok maybe bay, pinch of cinnamon and that is it. not much. very strong and flat. if u like the clove buds smell (smell like xmas) ok, otherwise look elsewhere. no need of commenting other than the smell. I do review on other sites as well since I buy alot of different brands and most of the times those reviews are not accurate at all