Taylor of Old Bond Street Alum Block

As both an astringent and antiseptic, the Alum Block comes to the rescue if you ever suffer from shaving nicks or gash. Fits easily into a travel bag. Cools and refreshes the skin after shaving. Soothes shaving irritations.

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  • As both an astringent and antiseptic, the Alum Block comes to the rescue if you ever suffer from shaving nicks or gash. Fits easily into a travel bag. Cools and refreshes the skin after shaving. Soothes shaving irritations.

 
March 21, 2016 - Comment
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3 thoughts on “Taylor of Old Bond Street Alum Block

  1. D.B. Spalding says:

    Solid alum blocks are one of the gentlest aftershave luxuries Don’t splash any alcohol-based aftershave on your newly mown face. Use a gentle astringent based on witch hazel, or an after shave balm, with both antiseptic benefits and moisturizers to protect the skin, or … as I do regularly, wet your face with lots of handfuls of warm water, then gently rub this block over your shaved areas (stay away from the eyes, of course). Leave on for a few minutes, then towel dry (if you have dry skin, splash with a bit more warm water before toweling off), and…

  2. microjoe says:

    old barbers remedy Made from potash alum, an alum block is an old staple in traditional barbershops and still in use in Europe. Its all-natural antiseptic properties work as an astringent that instantly closes razor nicks from shaving. soothes and cools razor burn when rubbed over the entire face after a shave. Run it under cold water and lightly rub it over your face to soothe and cool razor burn after shaving. Alum was used by the Egyptians more than 4,000 years ago. If you find a cheaper brand it is OK, there…

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