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shave set - zero waste

shave set - zero waste

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This upgraded set is the perfect, premium zero waste wet shaving set includes a Natural Coconut Shave Bowl, Spanish Horse Hair Shave Brush, and Shave Bar.

Set includes:

  • 1 - Natural Coconut Shave Bowl
  • 1 - 2 oz round Shave Bar
  • 1 - Spanish Horse Hair Shave Brush

Cruelty-Free, Palm Oil Free, and Zero Waste


Coconut Shave Bowl: Natural coconut shell polished with coconut oil.

Shave Bar: Olive oil, Coconut oil, Castor oil, Shea butter, Water, Lye, Bentonite clay, Colloidal oatmeal, Juniper berry, and Clove essential oils.

Spanish Horse Hair Shave Brush: Horse hair with wooden handle.


Drop shave bar into the bowl, add a small splash of water to soap, and begin to brush the bar to create foam. Continue brushing until you have enough of the thick lather to work with. Add a few additional drops of water if needed.

Apply lather to skin using the brush and shave as usual.

Once shaving is complete, pour out any excess water from the cup or bowl, rinse the soap from the brush, shake off excess water and allow to dry bristles down for next use. Soap and bubbles remain in the bowl to dry, the lather will be reactivated with water during the next use.

If the bowl gets dirty or begins to look faded, gently hand wash with warm (not hot) soapy water. Do not place in dishwasher, microwave, or oven.

Polish inside and out with a small amount of coconut oil to hydrate, darken and shine.

This brush is natural hair that will have a scent. Before first use, soak bristles in white vinegar overnight, rinse and allow to dry. Repeat if necessary. The scent will fade completely with use.

If brush hair gets tangled use a fine-toothed comb to gently comb hairs straight again. Tangles can occur when too much pressure is placed on the brush while lathering. Try using gentle brushing and alternate from back and forth to circular lathering motion.

If the brush gets dirty, gently hand wash with warm (not hot) soapy water. Do not place in dishwasher.


Paper tags are recyclable or compostable, twine is compostable. Coconut is fully compostable, brush is compostable when the center plastic ring is removed and thrown away, due to the length of compost time, industrial compost facility recommended.


Q: Is this product and shaving method just for men?

A: Absolutely not! Many of us have hair in places we would prefer not to. Why would gender change how we deal with it?

Q: Can you suggest a zero waste razor?

A: Hands down our favorites come from LEAF. Although there is a bit of sticker shock at first, the replacement blades cost pennies and this razor will be with you for at least a dozen years. They have several options based mostly on where you plan to shave, but we enjoy the multi-blade flexible head of the Leaf Razor.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 6 reviews
joshua D. (Minneapolis, MN)
No looking back!

I bought this for my husband for the first time in 2019. He absolutely loves it, and I doubt he will ever use canned shaving cream again.

He cleans up stray hairs on his cheeks and shaves his mustache, keeping a beard. One bar lasts him typically over a year.

M.G. (Plano, TX)
Absolutely WONDERFUL. Loving my shave!

Exceptional product. Paired with the Leaf Twig as recommended and I haven't had razor bumps or ingrown hairs since. Wonderful products that are good for my skin AND the planet WIN WIN! 10/10

K. (Minneapolis, MN)
Best Gift Ever!

I bought the shave set as a gift for my husband but ended up buying one for myself too! It’s a great deal and I love everything about it! The soap smells great and is even better than shaving cream!

The bowl is sturdy and waterproof and just stays on the edge of the tub. Bonus, it’s not glass so I don’t have to worry about having it in the shower!

I hadn’t used a shave brush before and neither had my husband and we’re both hooked now. It’s easy and is for sure the best way to get the soap into a nice lather! Five stars for sure!

S.S. (Minneapolis, MN)
Shave bar kit

Quick shipping on my order. Bar isn't huge but it lasted me for a few months with daily use so it turned out much better than my old shaving cream. Happy with the pleasant and lighter smell too as I'm sensitive to strong scents. Brush is nice and soft and i enjoy the wooden handle. Great shave all around.

S.D. (South Dartmouth, MA)

Spent a lot of money for a huge holder of a tiny, and I mean tiny piece of soap and small brush. So cheap in it's presentation and quantity, but so pricey. So sad.

Hi Sarah,

Thank you for the review, we are so sorry you didn't have a good experience! Your review has been escalated to me (Kim - Owner) so that I can help remedy that!

The Shave bar indeed is smaller than the average body bar at 2oz but it is designed to fit into the bowl and allow for plenty of room to create a thick lather using the brush. We find that when used with the bowl and brush, that size bar lasts between 8 - 15 months for most users.

The Shaving brush is of average size. While most commercial brands use a synthetic bristle, we leverage horsehair with a wood handle which is the most humanly sourced available while also being zero-waste.

My hope is that once you use the shave set a few times you might change your mind about it, but please reach out and let us know if that isn't the case.

Please note that we provide all of the product details, dimensions, and both written and video tutorials on the product page. [Shave Set](

Thank you again for the honest feedback, that is how our small business grows and improves.

Sebesta Apothecary Owner