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Phoenix & Beau Baskerville Shaving Soap

Phoenix & Beau Baskerville Shaving Soap

  • Phoenix & Beau Baskerville Shaving Soap

  • 115g plastic screw top jar

  • Handmade in England

  • Monstrous smokey, leathery, dark moorland inspired fragrance

  • Limited edition, seasonal soap

Excl. VAT: £14.96 Incl. VAT: £17.95


Darkness envelops the wanderer. His hind-brain in turmoil, will he fly or fight?

He hesitates. Terminally so, for something monstrously large and impossibly close lets a wet guttural growl from its lupine throat. Lucent eyes peel open and watch him from within the night that envelops them.

They focus only on him.

Silently the beast and the wanderers doom explode forwards.

Handmade in England via the hot process technique and cured for at least 8 weeks. A seasonal soap from Phoenix and Beau, Baskerville is inspired by the 17th century Russian method of curing leather with birch tar. It smells of dark moorland and smoke. Labdanum, frankincense and cedarwood combine with the sweetness of tonka bean and the earthiness of vetiver. The smokey oiliness of birch tar presents itself at the end of the scent and binds everything together.


Maximum 3 units per order

Ingredients: Potassium Stearate, Glycerin, Potassium Tallowate, Potassium Ricinoleate, Potassium Safflower Seedate, Potassium Lanolate, Sodium Shea Butterate, Cocos Nucifera Fruit Juice, Potassium Cocoate, Aqua, Allantoin, Tocopherol Acetate, Stearic Acid, Adeps Bovis, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Carthamus Tinctorius (Seed) Oil, Lanolin, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Cocos Nucifera Oil, Parfum.

Woven in to Devon folklore is the yeth hound which, according to phrase and fable, is said to be the spirit of an unbaptised child that stalks through the woods at night howling and wailing. It is also thought to be the inspiration for the ghost dog in The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. The hound was described as "an enormous coal-black hound, but not such a hound as mortal eyes have ever seen - with fire in his eyes and breath".


Customer Reviews

Smoked, smoky, earthy, deep and enveloping .... sublime perfume !!!
Base of soap among the best ones; is thirsty, and creates a smooth and durable foam that guarantees high-level shaves.
Review by Giovanni / (Posted on 09/03/2019)
Hound of love
Another distinctive addition to the excellent Phoenix and Beau range. Smoky, leathery, dark and in many ways closely resembling its brother in packaging, Whitechapel, this soap is really superb. It lathers and glides without effort making shaving a pleasure. And the design is a visual pleasure which adds perfectly to the sensory delights of the product. Great stuff.
Review by Joss / (Posted on 18/02/2019)
As always, a great product from P & B. Wonderful fatty foam and resinous smoky aroma, excellent skin condition after shaving
Review by Alexander / (Posted on 31/01/2019)

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