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Irena Marchu
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Thank you for the review. I make a lot of custom scents in either tallow or vegan version.
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+Irena Marchu my pleasure. Thanks for making the soap and AS.
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Awesome mail call! A new shaving bowl, brush and a Parker razor.
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Yes the handle on the brush is glazed clay. Looking forward to your SOTD +Donald Navygoat23 
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SOTD. Lavender soap, Green Lizard straight and a new shaving brush from
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Great color coordinated products. 
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Thank you Martin, The Shaving Soap battle between Ginger's Garden Amerikesh shaving soap vs Arctic Mud shave soap. And the winner is........ Go see the video. :)
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It was a pleasure as always shaving with your products and getting to highlight them this past week.
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Thank you for the review. Gluhwein is a winter soap that will be available again as it gets closer to the holidays. I was born in Prague, so the scent blend was formulated from what I remember my mother making.
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That's even better knowing that it's based off your mom's version. It's even more special! It's a fantastic scent.
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Thank you for the review of both shaving soaps. Sunburst shaving soap sells better in the summer, while the Havana Cognac sells year round.
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Good to know my thoughts are backed up by the data :) Both are fantastic.
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Congrats girl! I knew you could do it.
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what a brave man you are that was great
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Thank you Peter and happy Father's Day.
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+Shaving with Charky Yes I do. Just PM me with the country for correct shipping info.
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SOTD. Lavender soap, Green Lizard straight and a new shaving brush from
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You're welcome +Mark A Todd 
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Thank you for the review of Ginger's Garden Spice Grenade shaving soap and aftershave. I have been told that my blend is an exact match to a well known man's perfume, but with a much better price point. I can make this soap as either tallow or the standard, which is vegan.
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Thank you for the review of the Pure Malt vs Havana Cognac shaving soap. What a surprise to find that the Pure Malt won the shaving soap battle today.
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+Dan Mastronardi I new this would shock you. That's why I had to apologize lol
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Thank you for the review of Sunburst shaving soap Martin. Looks like a great shave.
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Some other suggestions after Sunburst are these:chiseled face Groomatorium Summer Storm (wet fresh cut grass with some ozone and floral) Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements Desert Margarita Chamomile, barrister and Mann Ferox, and Soap Commander Renewal. I hope that helps. Otherwise getting two from Irena would be great. She has a huge scent list. 
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Full time Soapmaker, Lotion and Lip Balm formulator
Introduction
I am a Licensed Esthetician and Aromatherapist. I make handmade, artisan soaps, lotions with natural ingredients, unscented natural body powder, local organic dates body scrub, shaving soaps for men, bath and body oils, glycerin soap flowers and natural lip balms.
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I am a third generation Soapmaker. My mother and grandmother made soaps and balms with herbs.
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Soapmaker, Bath and Body Formulator
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Soapmaking, Skin Care Formulator, Esthetician, Aromatherapist, Massage Therapist, Holistic Health Care Professional
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  • Ginger's Garden
    Owner, present
    I make handmade Artisan Soaps with natural oils like olive, coconut, palm kernel,castor and mango butter. I also make lotions with natural ingredients, lip balms, glycerin soaps flowers, shaving creams, body wash and shower gel with organic aloe vera and liquid soaps.
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Mechanic's Gardener Chef Painter Orange Scrubby Pumice Soap
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Mechanic's soap is for the gardener, painter, mechanic, yard worker, farmer, chef or a plumber. It helps remove the toughest grease, oils, g

Freezing Mint Icy Menthol Frosty Blue Handmade Artisan Soap
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For those of you that love the cold sensation of mint and menthol, this is the perfect frosty soap for you! Essential oils of Spearmint, Pep

Turquoise Ocean Handmade Soap Blue Sky Copper Molten Lava
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Turquoise Ocean Handmade Soap Blue Sky Copper Molten Lava is my take on the elements in nature. The turquoise represents the clear ocean and

Natural Mint Leg Therapy with Cooling Menthol Spearmint Peppermint oil
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Leg therapy natural Mint with menthol is available in an easy-to-use squeeze (Malibu) tube. Massage sore, tired feet and legs with this invi

Silky Natural Body Powder Talc Free Unscented Chafing Relief
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Silky Body Powder with no Talc is unscented and made with natural corn starch, arrowroot, rice powder and kaolin clay. This natural body pow

Summer Sorbet Sherbet Apple Orange Berries Melon Handmade Artisan Soap
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Summer Sorbet handmade artisan soap is scented with a fruit medley of sweet apples, juicy oranges, tangy lemon, red berries and fresh picked

Maple Bacon Lip Balm Moisturizing Hydrating for dry chapped lips
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Guys, if you love bacon, you will love this Maple Bacon Lip balm! This lip balm moisturizes, hydrates and soothes the lips. Carry this lip b

Golfers Golf Sports Glycerin White Soap Balls Gift Boxed Father's Day
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Glycerin handcrafted Golfers Golf Sports Soap Balls are a perfect gift for that golfer in your life.You get four glycerin golf soaps that ar

Fragrance Perfume Pen no spill! Chose your fragrance or Scent
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Fragrance Perfume Pen can be filled and refilled with the fragrance of your choice. To fill your perfume pen, unscrew the cap, dip the tip i

Natural Goats Milk Handmade Artisan Soap Unscented Cold Process
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Want thick, creamy, rich bubbles with no drying of the skin? Look no further. This soap has natural goats milk as one of its main ingredient

Lavender Lemon Handmade Artisan Soap Aromatherapy Essential Oils
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Lavender Lemon handmade Artisan soap is made with real essential oils of Lavender and lemon. My soaps are made in small batches and cured fo

Soapstone Natural Perfume Handcarved Solid jar with Jasmine Absolute
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Jasmine Absolute Solid Perfume comes in a hand carved soapstone jar. It is an easy way to scent your skin with luxurious oils and creamy but

Green Leaf Man Herbal Handmade Soap Oval for Father's Day
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Herbal handmade soap is a light green oval bar with a green leaf man painted on each soap bar. The scent has botanical notes of anise, chamo

Monoi Tiare Handmade Artisan Soap Tahitian Natural Flower
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This mild, natural Monoi Tiare handmade soap is made with real Tahitian Monoi oil for extra pampering. It has a soft floral scent. Monoi Tah

Cream Soap Almond Wet Shaving for Men or Women with Mango Butter
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Almond Shaving Cream soap is a semi solid soap that comes in a wide jar. Can be used with a brush or straight out of jar. If you use a shavi

Handmade Soap California Golden Poppies Opium with Mango Butter
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Handmade Soap California Golden Poppies with Mango Butter is a unique soap with a dark, mysterious and intoxicating fragrance. It has been f

Lavender Vanilla Oval Handmade Artisan Soap Purple Dragonfly
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Lavender Vanilla handmade soap is oval and has purple and white swirls throughout. Each soap is hand stamped with a sparkling mica dragonfly

Coffee Beans Absolute Caffeine Handmade Soap Natural Cold Process
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Coffee Artisan Handmade Soap has a rich aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans with a hint of Vanilla. Now you can take your coffee into your

Aura Bliss Handmade Artisan Soap pink and purple swirl citrus florals
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Aura Bliss Handmade Artisan soap has an aroma of mystique with floral and citrus undertones combined to create the perfect relaxing fragranc

Ginger Ale Fizzy Soda Handmade Artisan Soap Spring Easter Yellow Green
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Ginger Ale handmade Soap smells just like a fizzy drink or a gourmet ginger soda. Each soap is swirled with green and yellow that matches th