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Saponificio Varesino  |  SKU: PR2454

Saponificio Varesino Cubebe Shaving Soap (Beta 4.3 formula) 150g


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Special Edition shaving soap inspired by the fragrance “Pepe di Giava” (Piper Cubeba), with the addition of Monoi de Tahiti which gives characteristics of smoothness and protection never achieved before.

Scent Description
Citrusy, balsamic and aromatic top note of bergamot, lemon, white fir.
A slightly floral body note with spicy hints of pepper and nutmeg.
Woody, musky and slightly amber background note of patchouly, vetiver, labdanum and benzoin.

A triple milled hard soap, to be used with a shaving brush.
  • 100% vegetable (except fragrance)
  • NO palm oil (forest protection)
  • NO preservatives / chelators / antioxidants of chemical origin
  • NO petroleum, mineral oils, dyes, parabens
  • Not tested on animals
  • Large soap 90mm diameter
A rich formula in natural active ingredients, whose properties (softening, emollient, moisturizing, rejuvenating of the skin barrier, firming, lubricant, soothing, anti-inflammatory, toning) will bestow unique shaving experience.

Ingredients: Sodium Cocoate, Potassium Stearate, Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, Sodium Rapeseedate, Sodium Sunflower Seedate, Aqua/Water/Eau, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Fraxinus Ornus (Manna Ash) Sap Extract, Erythritol, Coco Glucoside, Glyceryl Oleate, Ricinus Communis Oil, Galactoarabinan, Sucrose Cocoate, Shorea Stenoptera Seed Butter, Parfum/Fragrance, Gardenia Tahitensis Flower, Tocopherol, Plumeria Alba Flower Extract, Plumeria Rubra Flower Extract, Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Copernica Cerifera Cera, Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Oryza Sativa (Rice) Starch, Xanthan Gum, Glycerin, Stearic Acid, Sodium Chloride, Tocopheryl Acetate, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Sodium Gluconate, Citric Acid, Limonene, Linalool.

Made in Italy

Usage advice

Saponificio Varesino formulations contain active ingredients that, in order to give the best perfomance, need to solubilize and/or melt. The maximum performance can be obtained in this way:
  • cover the soap surface with a thin veil of hot water for a few minutes. The quantity of water needed may vary depending on your water hardness and the rate of humidity of the soap, a correct quantity is when the whole soap surface is covered by water,
  • soak a badger shaving brush (being it the best performer when it comes to water absorbing),
  • rinse it well and then pour the thin veil of water that bloomed the soap on the knot, and then start loading (20-30 seconds),
  • face/bowl lather without adding water.

Some information on ingredients used by Saponificio Varesino:

Sodium Cocoate: sodium salt from coconut oil
Potassium Stearate: potash salt from stearic acid
Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate: sodium salt from coconut fatty acids (gently cleanses giving softness to the skin)
Sodium Rapeseedate: sodium salt from rapeseed
Sodium Sunflower Seedate: sodium salt from sunflower oil
Aqua / Water / Eau: water / humidity
Opuntia Ficus-Indica Stem Extract Maltodextrin: prickly pear extract (creates a protective film and gives deep hydration)
Fraxinus Ornus (Manna Ash) Sap Extract: Manna (highly softening and emollient)
Erythritol: moisturizing
Coco Glucoside: derived from coconut oil
Glyceryl Oleate: film-forming, slows trans-epidermal water loss
Ricinus Communis Oil: castor oil (lubricant)
Hydrogenated Castor Oil: Viscosizing
Copernica Cerifera Cera: Viscosizzante
Alba Cera: Viscositying Filmogen
Galactoarabinan: larch extract (has the ability to reduce trans-epidermal water loss, better known as TEWL, helping the skin to tend to dry)
Sucrose Cocoate: mixture of sucrose esters and ester fatty acids from coconut oil (gives the skin a soft and smooth effect)
Shorea Stenoptera Seed Butter: illipe butter (prevents and fights dryness giving long lasting hydration and restoring elasticity)
Parfum / Fragrance: perfume
Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil: Macadamia oil (known to have a natural “SPF” sun protection factor, in addition to protecting the skin frm the sun’s action it is moisturizing and regenerating)
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter: shea butter (emollient, moisturizing, regenerating the skin barrier)
Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil: sweet almond oil (moisturizing, elasticizing)
Oryza Sativa (Rice) Starch: rice starch (softener, soothing)
Xanthan Gum: xanthan gum (thickener, lubricant)
Glycerin: glycerine (lubricant, moisturizer, emollient)
Stearic Acid: stearic acid (gives the skin a creamy touch)
Sodium Chloride: salt
Tocopheryl Acetate: vitamin E (antioxidant, leaves the skin smooth soft)
Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil: Grape seed oil (protects the skin from aging, firming, stimulating on capillary microcirculation)
Sodium Gluconate: sodium gluconate (preservative)
Citric Acid: citric acid (chelator)
Everina Prunastri (Oakmoss) Extract
Alpha Isomethyl Ionone: (contained in the fragrance)
Citral: (contained in the fragrance)
Coumarin: (contained in the fragrance)
Hydroxyisohexyl 3-CyclohexeneCarboxaldehyde: (contained in the fragrance)
Limonene: (contained in the fragrance)
Linalool: (contained in the fragrance)


* We strives to keep ingredient lists as accurate as possible, but we cannot guarantee they are error-free, complete, or up-to-date. Please check the product packaging for the most accurate information.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 1 review
Richard K. (Auckland, New Zealand)
Do you recommend this Product?: Yes
Possibly my favourite shaving soap

The instructions seem rather complex but I just wet the brush with hot water and whisk up the lather in the tin. It makes a very rich lather with a mild, very pleasant scent which produces an excellent, smooth shave. Rinses easily too. Could be one of the best shaving soaps. I recommend it highly.


Saponificio Varesino Cubebe Shaving Soap (Beta 4.3 formula) 150g



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Special Edition shaving soap inspired by the fragrance “Pepe di Giava” (Piper Cubeba), with the addition of Monoi de Tahiti which gives characteristics of smoothness and protection never achieved before.Scent DescriptionCitrusy, balsamic and aromatic top note of bergamot, lemon, white fir.A slightly floral body note with spicy hints of pepper...
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