Cedarwood Soaps Reviewed: Lather Up Like a Lumberjack!

Cedarwood Soaps Reviewed

Have you ever tried cedarwood soap?

If not, you're missing out! Cedarwood soap not only smells amazing, but it also has a variety of benefits for your skin.

First, let's talk about the scent. Cedarwood has been used for centuries for its earthy, woodsy aroma. It's a scent that can transport you to the great outdoors and help you feel calm and relaxed.

Cedarwood oil is extracted from the bark of cedar trees and is known for its warm and comforting scent.

But cedarwood is not just a pleasant scent. It also has numerous benefits for your skin. Cedarwood is naturally antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, and can even help with skin conditions like eczema and acne. It's also a natural insect repellent, making it perfect for outdoor enthusiasts.

Now, onto some fun facts about cedarwood. Did you know that the ancient Egyptians used cedarwood oil in their embalming process? (Don’t try this at home). Or that the wood was used to build the famous Temple of Solomon in Jerusalem? (Probably not worth attempting to duplicate either). Cedarwood has a rich history and has been used for a variety of purposes throughout the centuries.

Cedarwood soap is not just another soap option. It has a unique and pleasant scent, as well as numerous benefits for your skin. Plus, it has a fascinating history. So, why not give it a try? Your skin and senses will thank you 😊

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Bravo Sierra Cedarwood and Citrus Body and Hair Mens Soap Bar

Why We Love It

The Bravo Sierra Body and Hair Men’s Soap Bar is an all-in-one shampoo and soap bar that is the perfect solution for men looking to streamline their grooming routine. With its unique formulation, this soap bar works effectively on the face, hair and body, eliminating the need for multiple products.

Ideal for dry skin and damaged hair and with the refreshing scent of Citrus & Cedarwood and notes of pepper, juniper berry, cinnamon and cedarwood.

The coconut-derived formula is enriched with shea butter and oat kernel flour, which provide deep hydration and nourishment for your skin and hair, leaving them soft and moisturized.

Bravo Sierra Body and Hair Men’s Soap Bar is field-tested with 2,500 U.S. Military service members and is perfect for those with active lifestyles who need to pack light.

Formulated without traditional soap and free of sulfates and drying agents, it is suited to all skin types. The solid bar works into a rich lather, giving you a clean, invigorating feeling after every shower. One bar lasts up to 30-40 showers, making it great value for your money.

It does not contain parabens, phthalates, phenoxyethanol, silicones, sulfates or PEGS. It is 99% biodegradable and has carbon neutral manufacturing, making it a sustainable choice for the environmentally conscious consumer.

Bravo Sierra is a supporter of the Navy Seal Foundation and directs 5% of all sales to MWR quality-of-life programs for active-duty service members, veterans and their families.

Things You Should Know

Form: Bar

Size: 7 ounces

Scent: Citrus and cedarwood, White vetiver and cedarwood

Ingredients: Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Water (Aqua), Polyglyceryl- 4 Laurate, Glycerin, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Flour, Fragrance (Parfum), Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Maltodextrin, Panax Ginseng Root Extract, Spirulina Maxima Extract, Citric Acid.

Origin: USA

Every Man Jack Cedarwood Men's Soap Bar

Why We Love It

This naturally derived soap will hydrate and soothe your skin, thanks to the inclusion of shea butter, aloe vera and glycerin.

Suitable for both skin and hair it has the woodsy aromas of pine and cedarwood with notes of rosemary and sage essential oils, cypress and vetiver. A complex but subtle aroma you will likely fall in love with – as will your partner!

Every Man Jack Cedarwood Men's Soap is free of parabens, phthalates, harmful chemicals, and dyes and is cruelty free certified so you can rest assured that it has not been tested on animals.

It is also proudly made in the USA by a small business, ensuring that you are using a high-quality product that is responsibly made.

Things You Should Know

Form: Bar

Size: 6 ounces

Scent: Cedar

Ingredients: Odium Palmate, Sodium Cocoate and/or Sodium Palm Kernelate, Water/Eau, Glycerin, Fragrance/Parfum, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe) Leaf Juice, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Decyl Glucoside, Polyglyceryl-10 Caprylate/ Caprate, Coco Glucoside, Glyceryl Oleate, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Gluconate, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract.

Origin: USA

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The Black Stuff Citrus Cedarwood Organic Soap Bar

Why We Love It

Formulated with nourishing ingredients like Coconut Oil, Shea Butter, and Kaolin Clay this bar deeply moisturizes your skin, leaving it feeling super soft and smooth.

A combination of oatmeal and volcanic pumice creates a mild exfoliating texture that feels amazing to wash with.

The Black Stuff Citrus Cedarwood Soap Bar has antibacterial properties and activated charcoal helps remove dirt and impurities from your skin leaving you feeling refreshed and energized after every shower.

This handmade soap is carefully crafted using all-natural ingredients using a gentle, cold-processing method that preserves the natural effects and nutrients of the essential oils. Each bar is cured for four weeks before shipping, ensuring a long-lasting bar that is high-quality, chemical and paraben-free and gentle on your skin.

Just one other thing: the blend of peppermint, citrus, and cedarwood smells delicious. Try it!

Things You Should Know

Form: Bar

Size: 5 ounces (may vary slightly due to hand cutting)

Scent: Citrus, Cedarwood & Peppermint

Ingredients: Distilled water, Saponified Oils of (Olive, Coconut, Sustainable RSPO Palm, Castor), Shea Butter, Oatmeal, Volcanic Pumice, Essential Oils of Sweet Orange, Cedarwood, Rosemary, Lemon, Peppermint, Kaolin Clay, Sea Salt, Orange Mica.

Origin: Ireland

Via Mercato Fig, Orange Blossom & Cedarwood Soap

Why We Love It

This Italian manufactured soap is enriched with shea butter, glycerin, Italian olive oil and coconut oil  which you will find to be gentle and moisturizing on your skin as it removes dirt and grime without stripping natural oils.

This soap has a creamy, earthy floral fragrance that comes from a blend of fig, orange blossom, and cedarwood. Quite different from the other soaps reviewed here but delicious and well worth exploring – you may just discover your new favorite.

Things You Should Know

Form: Bar

Size: 7 ounces

Scent:   Orange Blossom and Cedarwood

Ingredients: Sodium Palmate, Sodium Cocoate/Sodium Palm Kernelate, Aqua (Water), Glycerin, Parfum (fragrance), Sodium Lauroyl Glutamate, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil/Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, PPG-5 Ceteth-20, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Hydroxide, Tetrasodium EDTA, Tetrasodium Etidronate, CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), Linalool, Coumarin.

Origin: Italy

Brickell Cedarwood & Rain Men's Hand Soap

Why We Love It

Brickell Men's Hand Soap is an all-natural, organic moisturizing liquid hand soap, enriched with Cedarwood & Rain, is a must-have for hand hygiene.

Natural and organic ingredients, including Aloe Vera and Glycerin wash away dirt and grime, leaving your hands feeling soft and hydrated. Unlike commercial soaps that can dry out your skin, this formula helps to keep your hands moisturized and smelling fresh with its signature Cedarwood & Rain scent.

Its biodegradable formula is great for your skin and also helps to reduce the environmental impact caused by traditional soaps.

Started as a small local business Brickell soaps are now sold in over 20 countries. Try it and you’ll find its success is well deserved.

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Things You Should Know

Form: Liquid

Size: 8 fluid ounces, 2 fluid ounces

Scent: Cedar

Ingredients: Aloe Leaf Juice* (Aloe Barbadensis), Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Disodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate, Glycerin, Phenoxyethanol, Tetrasodium Glutamate Diacetate, Frankincense and Rain Fragrance Oil, Vanilla. *Certified Organic

Origin: USA



I’m a skincare & beauty enthusiast and makeup artist with over 15 years in the industry. I love writing about evidence-based solutions to skin issues with a strong preference for natural products.
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