Aptly described as a luxury pharmacy-apothecary, Santa Maria Novella is a Florentine brand with a rich history. The world's oldest pharmacy, Santa Maria Novella is marked by the utmost care towards their products, retaining age-old traditions that have stood the test of time.
Their formulations are generous and effective, with a diverse range featuring an ultra soft shaving cream scented with Tuscan tobacco leaves, classic colognes, a centuries-old iris root toothpaste, and a milk-based patchouli body soap aged for 60 days then packed by hand. And that's only a small set of their products. Their exquisite repertoire are all prepared and packaged, making for exceptional gifts and exemplifying the Men's Biz mantra of achieving a better life through better grooming.
Founded in 1612 in Florence, Italy, Santa Maria Novella is a diverse brand producing a range of shaving, skin, and fragrant products.
Perfect for those who admire subtle luxury, Santa Maria Novella's quality speaks for itself through its packaging and the product’s efficacy, and deliberately avoids advertising.
Santa Maria Novella's fragrances are old world yet enduringly memorable, stemming from their historic scented waters and vinegars. Melograno is a timeless classic, featuring the discrete powdery sweetness of pomegranate, whereas Peau d'Espagne (Spanish Skin) is a fragrance evocative of tanneries and floral scented leather, and Pot Pourri is a riff on Bay Rum without the dusty connotations.
For the shaving inclined, the range of shaving goods leads individuals from pre-shave to completion. This includes restorative olive oil shaving foams, rose water splashes, and calming non-alcoholic emulsions.