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Special Edition shaving soap scented with a Vetiver-inspired fragrance, with the addition in formula of Desert Date oil for a moisturizing and firming effect.

Scent Description
A composition with warm and enveloping notes. The blend of Elemi, Incense, Orange and Artemisia flare up in the flowery, peppery, spicy heart. A multifaceted sillage of Black Pepper, Juniper Berries, Oregano and Lavandin swarms towards an elegant woody background sublimated by the precious Vetiver, the fresh Cloves and the seductive notes of Amber for a fragrance with a virile and unforgettable character.

Triple milled hard soap, to be used with a shaving brush. A REAL traditional shave for a soft, nourished and invigorated skin.
  • 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, Balanites Roxburghii (Desert Date) seed oil *, Fraxinus Ornus (Manna Ash) Sap Extract, Erythritol, Coco Glucoside, Glyceryl Oleate, Ricinus Communis Oil, Galactoarabinan, Sucrose Cocoate, Shorea Stenoptera Seed Butter, Parfum/Fragrance, 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 Alpha Isomethyl Ionone, Citral, Citronellol, Geraniol, Hexyl Cinnamal, Hydroxycitronellal, Limonene. * BIO

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)

Brand: Saponificio Varesino

Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Vivienne (Tokoroa, New Zealand)
Great soap

Lathers up easily and produces great volume. The scent is relatively strong and pleasant. I will be getting more of this soap and keen to try the different scents. Great service by Fineshave. My parcel arrived the morning after I ordered.

Peter S. (Tauranga, New Zealand)
New favourite soap

I have been shaving with this soap now since it arrived. The lather is easy to build and lasting, it provides a great slick shave. The smell is unusual and complex, different from the norm. Shame you don’t supply after shave and post shave balm.