Clean Up In Black – The Best of Black Soaps

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10 Favorites: The Best of Black Soap

October 25, 2016 8:00 AM

BY Julie Carlson

Essential for the noirish bath: black bar soap: Here are 10 favorites, ranging from Seattle-made Blackbird soap inspired by the Mount St. Helens eruption to a soap evoking “the feeling of drinking a fine scotch in a wood-paneled den.”

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Above: Maria Evora Black Cameo Soap is $11.74 from Small Flower on Amazon.

binu-binu-black-shaman-soap-2-768x520Above: The Binu Binu Shaman Black Charcoal Soap is made with charcoal, lavender, cedar wood, and clary sage; $18 from Binu Binu.

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Above: A box of three bars of Caswell-Massey triple-milled Onyx Soap (a blend of coriander, black pepper, and tobacco). Contact Caswell-Massey for pricing and availability.

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Above: The Joya No. 6 Black Soap has a scent of vetiver, amber, and cedarwood and comes with a black soap dish to match; $48 on Amazon.

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Above: Sort of Coal’s Kuro Soap for face and body is made of Japanese charcoal; $25 at Sort of Coal.

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Above: Duke Cannon’s Big Ass Brick of Soap emits a “masculine scent of bergamot and black pepper”; $9 per bar directly from Duke Cannon.

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Above: The Erno Laszlo Sea Mud Soap is $45 on Amazon.

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Above: In Japan, the sea bream is associated with good fortune. Welcome Soap, made by a 120-year-old Tamanohada soap factory, is a good house gift. It has a brown sugar scent; $45 from C.O. Bigelow.

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Above: Activated Charcoal Soap handmade in Michigan with a mix of natural oils and activated charcoal is $6.50 from Elegant Rose Boutique on Etsy.

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Above: From Spanish company Magno, two bars of glycerine La Toja Soap are $7.75 on Amazon.

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Above: The Detox Soap from Pearl+ is found in the bathrooms at the Ace Hotel in Portland, Oregon; New York; and Pittsburgh; $8 each at the Ace Hotel Shop.

For more in soap, see our post The Return of Soap on a Rope, Plus 7 to Buy.

N.B.: This post is an update; the original story ran on October 27, 2013.

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