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Martin de Candre Artisan Shaving Soap Samples

4 reviews
$6.40
SKU SAMPLE-MDC-AGRUMES

Saponification made with heat action, in the traditional way in Martin de Candre atelier, with 100% vegetal and potash oils. Thanks to its 40 years of experience, they guarantee a perfected process. This process allows excellent keeping of the soap without needing any conservatives. A luxurious, efficient and long-lasting product.

NOTE: Martin de Candre Soaps are extremely hard, and tend to "crumble" due to their extreme density and lack of water content. This means a sample of MdC might last 10+ shaves; but, it's a challenge to transfer it from your sample container into the bottom of a bowl/mug. This CAN be transferred with some effort. Just pack it down hard onto your mug/bowl with the back of a thick/sturdy spoon.

Each container is hand packed by a member of Maggard Razors.

Each *1/4 oz jar will be filled approximately to the bottom of the threads. The sample will be enough for several shaves!

 

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  • Maggard Razors will make every effort to ship out orders on the same day placed before 12pm EST Monday-Friday. On Saturday, most parcels should ship if placed before 10am EST - otherwise it will ship the following Monday.  Orders will be shipped in the order in which they are received. If it is an unusually busy day your order may be delayed no more than 1 business day. 

  • Unused items may be returned within 10 days for a full refund or store credit. For orders that qualified for free or reduced shipping, if a return causes the resulting total order size to be under the free shipping threshold (currently $45.00), the actual cost of shipping we paid will be reduced from your refund. Used products may not be returned.

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J
03/12/2021
j.oree67
Customer review

So far, I've tried samples of Vetyver, Agrumes and today I tried Fougere. I really wanted to like the Vetyver but it just isn't the scent profile I was hoping for: Guerlain Vetiver. Next I tried Agrumes and loved it, it's a clean, bright citrus scent. Today I received my sample of Fougere (that I wasn't at all sure I'd like) and it's quite nice. It has a somewhat midrange scent strength and leans more toward grassy, woody notes than to damp, decaying vegetation (like Chiseled Face Summer Storm or Catie's Bubbles Un Juor Gris). Performance is, of course, outstanding offering quality lather with great cushion and glide without much effort. One trick with the sample containers: I've found guitar picks work great for scraping out the soap, then just press it into a bowl or scuttle (credit goes to the folks at Badass Beard Care for the idea). I've always found it amusing that guys will deduct points on their reviews because they can't load their brush straight from the sample... seriously???

J
03/12/2021
j.oree67
Customer review

So far, I've tried samples of Vetyver, Agrumes and today I tried Fougere. I really wanted to like the Vetyver but it just isn't the scent profile I was hoping for: Guerlain Vetiver. Next I tried Agrumes and loved it, it's a clean, bright citrus scent. Today I received my sample of Fougere (that I wasn't at all sure I'd like) and it's quite nice. It has a somewhat midrange scent strength and leans more toward grassy, woody notes than to damp, decaying vegetation (like Chiseled Face Summer Storm or Catie's Bubbles Un Juor Gris). Performance is, of course, outstanding offering quality lather with great cushion and glide without much effort. One trick with the sample containers: I've found guitar picks work great for scraping out the soap, then just press it into a bowl or scuttle (credit goes to the folks at Badass Beard Care for the idea). I've always found it amusing that guys will deduct points on their reviews because they can't load their brush straight from the sample... seriously???

J
03/12/2021
j.oree67
Customer review

So far, I've tried samples of Vetyver, Agrumes and today I tried Fougere. I really wanted to like the Vetyver but it just isn't the scent profile I was hoping for: Guerlain Vetiver. Next I tried Agrumes and loved it, it's a clean, bright citrus scent. Today I received my sample of Fougere (that I wasn't at all sure I'd like) and it's quite nice. It has a somewhat midrange scent strength and leans more toward grassy, woody notes than to damp, decaying vegetation (like Chiseled Face Summer Storm or Catie's Bubbles Un Juor Gris). Performance is, of course, outstanding offering quality lather with great cushion and glide without much effort. One trick with the sample containers: I've found guitar picks work great for scraping out the soap, then just press it into a bowl or scuttle (credit goes to the folks at Badass Beard Care for the idea). I've always found it amusing that guys will deduct points on their reviews because they can't load their brush straight from the sample... seriously???

SD
12/22/2019
Steve D.
Customer review

Hype is a dangerous thing - it creates interest and demand but also high expectations. This is the most hyped soap I have read about, but I am a bit skeptical by nature so my expectations were not crazy high. I was not disappointed. The lather was easy, smooth and fluffy (not foamy). It feels luxurious and makes for an easy, great shave. The original smells like Noxzema or maybe Proraso Green, so pleasant enough but not special. The Fougere is the star in my book, the rose is very good and the Agrumes is very mild but nice enough. The samples are a bit expensive but so is the full size soap. This seems like a soap that goes a long way (based on how long the samples are lasting) so it is not as bad a value as it first appears. At least try one sample to see what you have been missing!