Hudson Made is a New York City-based company that stocks locally made products, including maple syrup, knife oil, and beeswax candles. It also makes a handful of its own specialty goods and has jumped into the shaving soap field with three beard and shave soaps made with organic oils. Our favorite of the lot is the Hudson Made Citron Neroli Beard and Shave Soap, made with a blend of oils from petitgrain, white grapefruit, neroli, and cedarwood. It's bright and refreshing – a particularly nice and light option compared to some of the heavier scents we tried. And the lather is very slick despite lacking the heft of other soaps. [$25 for 100g; hudsonmadeny.com]
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