Classic white mug with green shaving brush and razor motif. This mug can be used for holding shaving soap or as a unique coffee mug for yourself or to give as a special gift for that traditional shaving enthusiast. This mug is deeper than most shaving soap holders, therefore it may work best to add two soaps to the mug as talked about below. You or your recipient can decide how to use this unique and distinctive mug. Comes in gift box.
- Approx. Specs:
- Bottom inside diameter: 2 1/2"
- Top outside diameter: 3 5/8"
- Inside depth: 3 1/2"
- Total height: 4"
This mug is a near perfect fit for Em's glycerin soap. When using this deeper mug you can put two soaps inside to provide less depth for brush work. Just be sure to rotate the soap when adding a new one with the oldest on top. Em's Glycerin Rounds
Why does Em's promote glycerin soap? Our glycerin soap is made using only the finest ingredients and essential oils for a masculine scent and beneficial for skin care. It lathers well and provides a nice shave while rinsing clean. We have had a lot of positive comments on this soap formulated for all skin types, especially sensitive skin. Not only is it a good shaving soap, you can bathe and shower with it too!
To use a shaving brush: Moisten area to be shaved with warm water to soften hairs, thoroughly wet brush, shake off some excess water if necessary, rotate and lather the bristle tips over shaving soap (like stirring a cup of coffee, for example) to coat with top part of the brush head with lather, then apply in a back and forth and slightly circular motion to the shaving area - the lather is further created on your face.
It's all about the water - too much and you get bubble water, too little and you get dry film and insufficient lather. Generally speaking, it is not a thick interfering foam like what is found in store brand shaving canisters, but rather a layer that allows the razor to slide along the face without too much foam to get in the way of a close shave. You can control the amount of lather created by how much water remains in the brush, how much soap or cream is applied to the bristles and the scrubbing motion used on the shaving area. Experiment and you will find what works best for you. Soap or Cream? More info... Also visit the FAQ for more information.