Chiseled Face - Silk Tallow Shave Soap - Ghost Town Barber
Introducing our new silk tallow base with our bestselling Ghost Town Barber Fragrance.
While we still stand behind our OG base 100% and do not currently have plans to discontinue it, it has been five years since it was released and it was time to create a more modern shaving soap formula.
We tested ingredient after ingredient racking up fifty-six test batches before we settled on this one. The main secret is a massive amount of silk hydrolysate which is a very conditioning, natural, film-forming agent which is used in a lot of anti-aging creams (anti-aging statement not evaluated by the FDA, Yaya, yadda, etc).
Some of my testers reported feeling a skin tightening sensation - be aware that this is the film left by the silk hydrolysate.
For best results, load soaking wet brush for 40 seconds in the tub, then build lather on wet face for an additional minute.
INCI Ingredients: Glycerin, Potassium Stearate, Potassium Castorate, Silk Hydrolysate, Potassium Tallowate, Lanolin, Aloe barbadensis Leaf Juice, Water, Fragrance, White Kaolin Clay, Sodium Stearate, Sodium Castorate, Sodium Lactate, Allantoin, Potassium Kokumate, Sodium tallowate, Sucrose, Ulmus Fulva Bark Extract, Sodium kokumate
Plain English Ingredients: Glycerin, Stearic Acid, Castor Oil, Beef Tallow, Silk Hydrolysate, Potassium Hydroxide (lye), Lanolin, Aloe Vera Juice, Water, Fragrance, White Kaolin Clay, Sodium Lactate, Kukom Butter, Allantoin, Sodium Hydroxide (lye), Sugar, Slippery Elm Bark Extract
(orders in the two ingredients lists are slightly different due to the requirement of INCI ingredients to show whether an oil has been saponified with sodium or potassium hydroxide)
This is a classic barbershop scent with a western twist – main notes being bergamot, basil leaf, white patchouli, oakmoss, texas cedar, leather, smoke, and gunpowder.
4oz of tallow based soap in a plastic tub (4" diameter and 2" tall).
Tub is oversized to allow for easy loading of your shaving brush.
I just shave had my first shave with the new formula and its really good I can still feel the slickness a day after I only shave with the old formula from the sample container it was good but the new formula makes it give a 10 out of a 10
Tried regular formula, good but not great and there are a lot of great. This new formula IS great. I've tried over 50 different soaps, this breaks the top 5. Its extremely slick, rich and creamy. Excellent post shave feel. It plays like a true luxury soap. With people spending 60 dollars and more on soaps, this is a bargain.
I already loved CF products. I just finished a shave with the OG Sherlock and the new base in GTB. The new base resulted in creamier lather that felt luxurious. Better protection and slickness that OG base. My first thought upon lathering it fully was that this rivals Wholly Kaw and Declaration which are my two fav soap bases. Great post shave feel. It indeed does make the skin feel more toned. Full video review coming soon to my YouTube channel (elmerPHuD). Now I have to resist buying Sherlock and Midnight Stag in this base before I use up my OG tubs first.