Bartigan and Stark Fine Shaving Soap "Campione"
Bartigan and Stark Fine Shaving Soap "Campione"
Bartigan and Stark Fine Shaving Soap "Campione"

Bartigan and Stark Fine Shaving Soap "Campione"

Regular price $26.00

Campione has a mid-level scent intensity with a fairly linear progression from top to bottom notes. This fragrance is currently available in their fine shaving soap and alcohol-free aftershave splash, and is suitable for any day and any weather, and especially appropriate for cold climate and special occasions.

Bartigan and Stark set out to create a creamier tobacco scent with supporting notes of wood, dried fruit, and citrus.

Top: bergamot, clementine, dried fruit

Middle: tobacco, frankincense, jasmine, coconut, almond, hay

Base: amber, vanilla, musk, cognac, sandalwood

The inspiration

The summer of 2019 was the first time Glenn experienced Tabacco Toscano by Santa Maria Novella. His daughter and son-in-law returned from their Italian honeymoon bearing gifts from that historic monastery-turned-perfume-house. Tabacco Toscano is a light, refined tobacco and bergamot fragrance - easy to wear for most occasions. Glenn knew in an instant that he needed to create something similar.

Utilizing essential oils, absolutes, resins, and the same high quality aroma materials used by large perfume houses world-wide, they created a fragrance that is similar to Tabacco Toscano in at least one way: it is a light and balanced woody oriental fragrance and is wearable all year-round, particularly in colder weather. Campione is not a duplication of Tabacco Toscano, but it was definitely inspired by it.

 

The collaboration

The image on the label was created by ultra-talented Canadian artist Trevor Jameus (@roveink). Please check out his other works, and tell him we sent you.

The label is a union of inspiration from no fewer than four sources: Ferrari - the iconic Italian car manufacturer; the “Rumors of War” sculpture by American artist Kehinde Wiley; the magnificent Canadian horse breed; and Glenn's daughter’s passion for all things equine.

Only 200 soaps made, each label is individually numbered.

The lather

We hope you like a thick, glossy, creamy lather that foams up with the flick of the wrist, because that’s what Campione provides. Prepare your gear as you normally do and make your brush just slightly drier than you think it should be. Whisk. Add water gradually and methodically and you’ll be rewarded with a dense plume quicker than a Portofino.

The ingredients

Stearic Acid, Distilled Water, Beef Tallow, Castor Oil, Potassium Hydroxide, Glycerin, Cocamidapropyl Betaine, Fragrance, Shea Butter, Sodium Hydroxide, Sodium Lactate, Coconut Oil, Palm Oil, Olive Oil, Vitamin E, Myristil Myristate, Lanolin, Xanthan Gum, Tetrasodium EDTA, Citric Acid, Phenoxyethenol

5 oz / 142 grams

 

About Bartigan and Stark

Bartigan and Stark feels it is important to support local organizations. They purchase ingredients, packaging, etc. from local businesses as much as possible.

They also prefer to use local, organic, plant-based ingredients. Their scents are created from products found in nature, not synthetic fragrances.

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

Bartigan and Stark collaborate with businesses and organizations who have a heart for charity.  They donate a significant portion to charities such as Movember and Meal Share.

When you purchase an item from Bartigan & Stark you can feel good that your dollar is going an extra mile.

 

Made in Calgary, Alberta

 


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