Anyone Heard of Cleaning This Way....

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STP

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I guess it depends on what type of shaving cream as there are countless products with varying ingredients. A lot of them have sodium laurel sulfate, which is a cleansing agent. Some have alcohol, stearic acid, triethanolamine, etc., which can mesh to remove soot and grim while breaking down the pH/alkalinity. There are probably better options, but give it a try 👍
 

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highwaycobbery

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Proraso. Had heard this works. Always smoke with freshly washed hands, just wanted to remove some gray spots on the bowl. I don’t think it would be able to permeate the wax to ghost the pipe.
 

gamzultovah

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Google is you friend. Duck Duck Go is even better. I have improperly cleaned a meerschaum in the past and almost ruined the 100 year old patina. If it were me, I wouldn’t.
 

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