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42 Shaving Soap (Limited Edition) (Excelsior Base)


42 Shaving Soap (Limited Edition) (Excelsior Base)
42 Shaving Soap (Limited Edition) (Excelsior Base) 42 Shaving Soap (Limited Edition) (Excelsior Base)
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Please note that 42 is a limited edition scent and will be made until the end of June 2019. 42 is offered in our new Excelsior soap base.


The Streaming Consciousness of the Whale
Another thing that nobody made too much fuss about was that, against all probability, a sperm whale had suddenly been called into existence some miles above the surface of an alien planet. And since this is not a naturally tenable position for a whale, this innocent creature had very little time to come to terms with its identity as a whale before it had to come to terms with suddenly not being a whale any more.
"Ah! What's happening? Er, excuse me? Who am I? Why am I here? What's my purpose in life? What do I mean by, 'Who am I'? Calm down! Get a grip now! Oh, this is an interesting sensation. It's a sort of yawning, tingling sensation in my ... my ... Well, I better start finding names for things, so let's call it my stomach. So, a yawning, tingling sensation in my stomach. And that whistling, roaring sound? That can be wind. Perhaps I can find a better name for it later. Hey, what's this thing? Let's call it a tail! Yeah, tail. Hey, I can really thrash it about pretty good, can't I? Wow! Wow! Hey! Doesn't seem to achieve much, but I'll probably figure out what it's for later on. Oh, hey, this is really exciting! So much to find out about, so much to look forward to. I'm dizzy with anticipation. What's this thing suddenly coming towards me very fast? Very, very fast ... so big and flat and wide, it needs a big, wide-sounding word, like round ... round ... ground! That's it -- ground! I wonder if it will be friends with me?"
Curiously, the only thing that went through the mind of the bowl of petunias as it fell was,
"Oh no, not again."

(to see this scene in action, check it out on YouTube!)

For Towel Day, the commemoration of Douglas Adams’ authorship of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Barrister and Mann presents our tribute to his brilliant work: 42, a soap that smells of petunias, ambergris, tea, and Pan-Galactic Gargle Blaster (lemon sugar). Grab a copy of the Guide, a cup of tea, and your shaving brush; it’s going to be a hell of a ride.

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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Сергей Валериевич Юркульский

Прекрасная композиция

Отличная формула нового мыла, прекрасная и пена и очень приятный аромат , пена обеспечивает отличное скольжение и постскольжение .

Chris P.
United States

Great soap

Lathers up beautifully, smells great, excellent product. Thanks again B&M.

Larry M.
United States


Great tribute to a sci-fi classic. Even greater is the soap's performance.

Michael F.
United States

Don’t forget your towel

This is such an amazing scent. Not gonna lie, after this arrived I rented and watch Hitchhikers guide to the galaxy for the 100th time. It’s deep and complex and the petunias and lemon together are so good! Will included some fun amenities like a magnet for a Pan Galactic Gargle Blaster and some Swedish fish (thanks for the fish, Will). The excelsior base is out of this world. I’d go so far to say it performs better than my tallows. If you missed this, that’s sad. Get some next year and check out the book too

Matt T.
United States

Top notch spring and summer scent

This is my 4th BM soap (Seville, bay rum, Cheshire). All of the soaps perform great, but this one is probably the best in terms of performance. Excellent cushion and slickness to the lather. Scent is great as well. Floral but not overpowering, and the lemon just adds a fresh edge to it. Aftershave is great as well. It’s a toss up between this and Seville in terms of which has the better scent. Both are fantastic.

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