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    Taconic shaving soap
    • Editor Rating

    • Rated 4.5 stars
    • Outstanding

    • Taconic shaving soap
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    • Last modified: February 23, 2021
    • Scent
      Editor: 90%
    • Latherability
      Editor: 60%
    • Performance
      Editor: 100%
    • Longevity
      Editor: 90%

    Review Summary:

    I really like the mild Bay rum scent that it produces. It is not too overpowering and washes away from your face after you are done shaving.


    • One of my favorite Bay rum scents
    • Creates a very slick lather that is great for retouches
    • It will last you a long time


    • Takes a little bit longer to build the perfect lather
    • Just a little bit more expensive than the average soap

    Hello website visitors and welcome to PrimandPrep.com! In this article, I will be doing a Taconic shaving soap review.

    In a previous article, I have reviewed their tequila lime shaving cream.

    I think they definitely have some fantastic scents in their lineup.

    In this particular review, I will be focusing on their Bay rum shaving soap.

    They also have some other fantastic scents such as lime and Eucalyptus mint in their soap collection.

    For the most part, these three soaps lather and perform in the same way.

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    The only difference is the way that they smell.

    I believe that all of their soaps are infused with hemp seed oil, olive oil, and coconut oil to make them particularly slick soaps.

    Let’s get started with my Taconic shaving soap review so that you can learn the pros and cons.

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      The Scent

      I believe that this is one of the most mild Bay rum scents that I have ever smelled.

      This is a good thing in my opinion because some Bay rums can get overwhelming and linger too long on my face after my shave.

      There is a very pleasant yet mild clove smell.

      I enjoy the Taconic shave cream so much that I usually leave the lid off the tin in order to let the smell waft through my bathroom.

      It acts as a fantastic air freshener as well! If you love bay rum, be sure to check out this article on the best bay rum aftershaves.

      The bay rum shaving cream is as exquisite as the eucalyptus mint and lime with the great smell and all-natural ingredients.

      The Latherability

      This is definitely one of the most dense pucks that I have ever used before.

      I was worried at first that it would not be able to pick up much soap while trying to load onto the brush, due to the fact that the Taconic shave cream has difficulty lathering.

      I was pleasantly surprised to see the loading was actually not that difficult.

      I still recommend using warm water and a warm brush while doing so.

      I have to admit that it does take a little bit longer to build the perfect lather with this Taconic shaving soap, unlike other shaving soaps, creams, or shaving soap stick.

      It is not that big of a problem but it is not as easy as other soaps that I own.

      I personally do not mind the process of whipping up shaving cream so it is not the biggest deal for me.

      Don’t forget. getting a great lather also requires a top-quality shaving brush as well.

      Taconic Shaving Soap on brush

      The Performance

      This is where the Taconic shaving soap really excels.

      Due to the fact that it has multiple carrier oils built into it, it provides one of the slickest lathers that I’ve used to date.

      And although it does take a little bit more work to build the perfect lather, once you do, you are rewarded with one of the most luxuriously slick lathers.

      After I let the lather sit on my facial hairs for approximately 1 minute, the first pass glides across my face so easily I feel the way I did the very first time I use a feather blade.

      After your shaving passes, there will be a thin film left on your skin that is very slick.

      You can do retouches without re-applying lather if need be.

      There was also no burning or redness produced from my shave with this product.

      Even when using a feather blade (which is common for me to get red cheeks) I had zero discomforts.

      The Longevity

      When I first pulled the puck of bay rum shaving soap out of the tin, I thought it was a glycerin-based soap.

      After reading online I found out that it was not.

      Typically glycerin-based soaps diminish faster.

      As I mentioned above, this puck is extremely dense.

      It should last you approximately 9 to 12 months of daily use because of this fact.

      This is definitely longer than the Taconic Cream that I own.

      Taconic Shaving Soap Review Conclusion

      Overall I think this is a fantastic shaving soap.

      I really like the mild Bay rum scent that it produces.

      It is not too overpowering and washes away from your face after you are done shaving.

      It does take a little bit more work to build a luxurious lather, so I recommend using a very warm brush while loading the soap.

      Once the lather is built though, you are rewarded with one of the slickest and softest leathers available today.

      You will have one of the smoothest shaves due to the mass amounts of carrier oils in this soap.

      I was left with very minimal discomfort, redness, or dryness with this shaving soap.

      If you react badly to oily products you might want to stay away from this soap.

      For approximately 3 dollars an ounce, this is approximately an average priced shaving soap (slightly more).

      Be sure to check out our list of the best shaving creams for men and our best safety razor guide as well.

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      Let me know what you guys thought of my Taconic shaving soap review!

      Let me hear your thoughts in the comments below!

      Now get out there and start whipping up some premium lather!

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