Face soap

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Face soap

Post by Sam » Mon Oct 29, 2018 7:33 am

Been using a Musgo Real soap for the face. I have experienced some dryness around the folds of my nose and then between my eyebrows. So thinking I need a creamier soap, even if that is a bottled face soap. Used to love Floris Rose Geranium soaps as they were creamy and smelled great - think it may have been the tallow that made them that way. Not looking to be uber expensive, but a face soap will last me many months. Primarily using it at night, since the wife has a bottle of hand soap in a pretty decanter on her sink, and then I have the various bath soaps and scrubs in the shower.

Creaminess and definitely thinking I need moisturizing. I have been bouncing around in my head with Mitchell's Wool Fat (using lanolin), or L'Occitane with Shea Butter (mostly natural ingredients, a nit pricey) or Cetaphil face cleaners (but prefer soap I guess). Or even the Yardley bars at Walmart since they have tallow.

Suggestions and even links are appreciated.

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Post by Sam » Mon Oct 29, 2018 8:53 am

I looked through old threads and bought some things from Connaught Shaving. Two big bars of Wool Fat soap (150g) and two tubes of Marvis shipped to the US was $28.00. Heck, just the toothpaste here in Memphis is $11 to $14 a tube and then tax. So the Fat ended up being about $3.60 a bar and if not a great face soap, good for the shower.

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Re: Face soap

Post by Bill_K » Mon Oct 29, 2018 11:48 am

The best I can do for Wool Fat soap is $16.50[1]. That's quite a bit, considering that I can get Dove soap for sensitive skin for $2.99 CAD on sale ($6.49 regular price). If you can scoop it for $3.60 a bar, good for you!

I assume you've already considered using a face cream, right?

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[1] https://www.amazon.ca/Wool-Fat-Soap-75g ... s+wool+fat
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Re: Face soap

Post by fallingwickets » Tue Oct 30, 2018 4:18 am

sam, i have the exact same issue as you and have been using woolfat and the vinolia and nubian heritage (rose of course!!) for about two years. From my side of the woods, you can use any soap you want, nothing other than a moisturizing cream over the counter or prescribed is going to help you

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Re: Face soap

Post by Sam » Tue Oct 30, 2018 5:00 am

I figured a cream. I use cerave and then aquafor ar it has some petrolateum

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Re: Face soap

Post by brothers » Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:08 am

Dr. Jart hydrating moisturizer. Found on Amazon.
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