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Lavanille Shaving Soap (Excelsior Base)


Lavanille Shaving Soap (Excelsior Base)
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The vanillin in Lavanille may cause it to discolor animal hair shaving brushes. Use of a dedicated brush or a synthetic-fiber shaving brush is recommended.

Some time ago, Barrister and Mann® had the extraordinary fortune to obtain a sample of the discontinued, leathery perfume base Mousse de Saxe. Armed with only this small sample and historical records of what went into the original, we set out to re-create the famous design by smell alone. After four months of research, formulation, reformulation, and constant refinement, we successfully rebuilt Mousse de Saxe into its original glory. It seemed only fitting that such an achievement should be used to create a soap inspired by some of the greatest masculine fragrances of all time.

We blend our version of Mousse de Saxe with lavender, vanilla, cedar, and the elegant musk Exaltolide to create a dark, leathery, elegant soap unlike anything seen for nearly a half century.

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 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

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Daniel M.
United States United States

Lavanille Rules

This scent has really grown on me since I got it in the glissant version. It's even more awesome in the Excelsior base. Great scent, lather, and performance.

Larry McLain


It is better than before !!!


Nothing else like it.

I have several B&M soaps and they all perform excellently. I was never concerned about that, only the scent. It's addictive. Dark, but not too dark. A very complex scent. Wife and daughter love it. I actually can't stop smelling it. Out of the 26 soaps that I own, this one has the most unique and enticing scent. Don't forget to order the aftershave.

James J.
United States United States

Favorite scent

Complex addictive scent. Will continue using in rotation

Charles T.
United States United States

Lanvanille shaving soap

Awesome stuff. You should buy it.

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