Alum Blocks and Syptic Pencils

Alum Blocks and Styptic Pencils

Welcome to our selection of natural alum blocks and styptic pencils.

An essential part of your shaving kit, an alum block or styptic pencil can help stop bleeding, soothe and calm skin irritation from shaving.
If you suffer from oily skin, they are also good for reducing skin breakouts.
Natural alum has also been used as an antiperspirant for centuries.

Styptic pencils are made from crushed alum crystal. Easier to use, their small size makes them ideal for travel.

If you have any queries about Alum Block, their properties or how best to use one just get in touch. Call us on +44 (0)141 880 3040, use the LiveChat option, or email [email protected].

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  1. Alum Matchsticks - 2 Books of 20 Matches
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    The Executive Shaving Company
    £3.00
  2. Styptic Pencil
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    Taylor of Old Bond Street
    £4.00
  3. Muhle Styptic Pencil Muhle
    £6.00
  4. LEA Natural Alum Block Roll-On 120g
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    LEA
    £7.00
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  5. Osma Alum Block Stone in Plastic Case 100g
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    Osma Bloc
    £8.00
  6. Osma Alum Block (75g)
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    Osma Bloc
    £10.00
  7. Muhle Alum Block
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    Muhle
    £15.50
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Alum Blocks

Completely natural, an Alum Block should be an essential part of your shaving kit.

The astringent properties of the Alum Block means it helps to stop any bleeding from nicks or small cuts.
Its mild antiseptic properties help combat other shaving related skin problems including razor bumps, skin redness and razor burn.

A natural alum block can also be used on oily, greasy or spotty skin, to help reduce breakouts.

For centuries alum blocks have been used in Africa, the Middle East and Asia as a natural antiperspirant. Free from scent, free from any additives, the natural alum is highly effective at controlling sweating, without any additives.

If you wax any part of your body, an alum block is a natural way to help calm the skin after waxing.

Discover how to use an alum block in our guide.

Styptic Pencil

A styptic pencil is a generally made of powdered crystal from an alum block and a wax binder which is pressed into a handy lipstick size and shape. It is ideal for using to treat small knicks and cuts when wet shaving. It’s small size means it is ideal for travel too.

Find out all about how to use a styptic pencil in this guide.

If you have any queries about Alum Block, their properties or how best to use one just get in touch. Call us on +44 (0)141 880 3040, use the LiveChat option, or email [email protected].