Shaving Cream vs Shaving Soap

One question I often get asked when people find out that I am a classic wet shaving enthusiast is what is the difference between shaving cream and shaving soap? Of course before that question there is general confusion as to why I am using these “outdated” tools, that for the most part require an online purchase because I can’t pick them up at the grocery store, to perform my morning ritual of shaving.

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Some Great American Shave Soaps

During my visit to Pasteur Pharmacy last week I had the pleasure of meeting a fellow wet shaver mainly thanks to my daughter who had given him a hug mistaking his bald shaved head for mine. Her error provided me with a great conversation and discussion about great shave soaps, specifically American shave soaps.

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