an in depth look at some key ingredients
A great shaving soap starts with the right ingredients. Let's take a look at the key ingredients in GLIDE Shaving Cream Soap.
No water! Wait, what? No water? That's right, we replaced the water portion of GLIDE shaving cream soap with Aloe Vera Juice and Organic Goat Milk. The ancient Egyptians called Aloe Vera the ‘Plant of Immortality’ and used it in many skin remedies because of its healing properties. It’s truly considered a miracle plant due to its various benefits for skincare. Aloe Vera becomes the best ally for the recovery of skin during and after shaving. The extract of the plant becomes a powerful moisturizer, soothing the skin. Goat milk is particularly prized in a quality shaving soap since it helps to soothe, reduce irritation, moisturize and provide a hydrating softness to the skin after a shave. There are other milks used in soaps, mainly donkey milk but none contain the unique skin nourishing properties of goat milk.
Our Triple Butter & Tallow formula combines Kokum, Shea, Cocoa and Tallow. Kokum butter has fantastic emollient properties, Shea butter is incredibly nourishing and moisturizing and Cocoa butter is a great source of vitamin E and natural anti-oxidants. Tallow imparts a luxurious creaminess and elasticity to the lather.
How about a healthy dose of Jojoba Oil? Because of its low saturated fat content, Jojoba presents as a liquid oil with many properties that are beneficial for your skin, especially so as an additive in shaving soap. Jojoba oil contains vitamins E and B-complex for skin regeneration and is an excellent moisturizer.
The magic of a truly great shaving soap lies in the SYNERGY between its ingredients. Synergy is defined as "the interaction of two or more agents or forces so that their combined effect is greater than the sum of their individual effects." We have spent over a year and made hundreds of test batches to find the right combination of ingredients that makes Cold River Soap Works GLIDE the slickest and finest shaving soap on the market.
As many customers will start receiving their Cold River Soap Works GLIDE Shaving Cream Soap beginning today, we thought we would offer up our
"Recommendation For Best Results".
These instructions can be found at the bottom of every GLIDE product page but some may have missed it and find it helpful. It is only our recommendation and you may achieve better results by modifying or using a complete different technique.
For best results:
Cold River Soap Works Select tallow based shaving soap is just as the name implies, SELECT! From top to bottom we have designed this to be the very finest shaving soap available!
The first thing you will notice is the size. The Select shaving soaps weigh 4 ounces and are 4 inches in diameter - when you have something this good, you can't have too much of it! This soap comes beautifully packaged in a handsome high quality plastic jar with a screw top lid.
But we didn't stop with the exquisite packaging...
This Select formulation is a star studded, "who's who" of the very finest ingredients. grass fed tallow is skillfully combined with coconut and castor oils. To this we have added skin loving conditioning shea and kokum butters. A healthy dose of lanolin is combined with avocado oil to take the hydration of this soap to the highest level. We top it all with the addition of skin nourishing vitamin E and Tussah silk protein for extra glide and slickness.
We didn't stop with the magnificent hydrating qualities...
Performance is top-notch as with all of Cold River soap works shaving soaps. Lather builds easily and is characterized by a rich, thick, creamy elasticity. Cushion is first rate, while glide and slickness is abundant providing an extremely comfortable shaving experience. Rinsing away cleanly is another hallmark of this soap, no waxy feeling or soapy residue remains. Combined, this is a remarkable shave, a tour de force in every way.
Cold River Soap Works is pleased to welcome back Savon No.1 to our tallow based SELECT shaving soap collection!
A classic scent comprised of French Lavender, Atlas Cedarwood and Rosemary essential oils. Timeless, earthy and herbal, a scent a man can use every day!
Beginning this Sunday (7/30/17) celebrate the return by purchasing your own.
The Ultimate Tallow Shaving Soap!
Using our many years of experience we have been able to gradually improve this line in all areas that matter in terms of performance:
Ease of lather, class leading slickness and glide, remarkable cushion, superb residual slickness and balanced post shave combine to provide a comfortable and efficient shave, each and every time
Lanolin plus shea and kokum butters contribute to the magnificent hydrating quality. Captivating fragrances are blended in house using only the finest ingredients. The result is an unparalleled shaving experience.