Honeybee Soaps is nothing if not consistent with the lather of their
soaps. It’s rather good, with a reasonably large “sweet spot” for water
content, tending towards the “thirsty” side of things, providing a good
balance of a nice thick cream with plenty of glide. It left the face
feeling nice enough, not super moisturizing mind you, but better than
A reminder for those who haven’t seen yet, I’ve amended the scoring for lather quality, since there was too much variation within the 9/10s. Some former 9/10s and everything that was 8/10 or lower were bumped down a point.
The sandalwood is pretty good. Not the best sandalwood scent I’ve come
across, but it does the trick. It’s almost strong enough; when first
lathered up and slapped onto your face, I’d say it’s just slightly
underpowered. Unfortunately, it does fade a bit from there, although not
- 8/10 Scent Pleasantness
- 8/10 Scent Strength
- 8/10 Lather Quality
I’ll give this a 7/10. It’s rather nice, but there are better sandalwoods out there, and better Honeybee soap scents.
- Cost: Samples are $1.59 per ounce (or $17.95 for a 10 pack), full 3.5 ounce pucks are $4.49, or $5.99 for 4 ounces in a plastic tub.
- Brush: The Colonel
- Razor: Vintage Bakelite Slant
- Blade: Gillette Silver Blue
- Scuttle: Robert’s Feats of Clay #4
Ingredients:Coconut Oil, Palm Oil, Castor Oil, Hempseed Oil, Safflower Oil, Shea Butter, Glycerine (vegetable origin), Vitamin E, Water, Sodium Hydroxide, Sorbitol, Sorbitan Oleate, Soybean Protein, Wheat Protein, White Kaolin China Clay, Cosmetic Color and Fragrance Oil.