Fine Soaps and Skin Care

Prelude has carried some of the finest lines of soaps and body care for over 30 years.  Not only are we a proud retailer and educator of Dr. Hauschka Skin Care but we also offer the full line of Crabtree & Evelyn, Mistral Soaps from France, Edwin Jagger, Royall Colognes, Terra Nova essential oil perfumes, Burt’s Bees Lipcare, Mason Pearson Hair Brushes, as well as many locally handmade soap companies.

Here is a short description of each of the lines we carry.  We take pride in helping guide you into the right products that work for your skin type and skin care needs.  Please don’t hesitate to ask us for help when you come for a visit or call us anytime and we’d be more than happy to answer your questions over the phone.

Dr. Hauschka Skin Care –  Dr. Hauschka is a certified organic skin care product line that takes a holistic approach to beauty. Made with the highest-quality plant and mineral ingredients and free of artificial preservatives, Dr. Hauschka natural spa and body products work with your natural biological processes rather than against them to restore balance and overall well-being to your skin. Made in Germany using biodynamic farming techniques to grow and harvest their ingredients since 1967.

Edwin Jagger – Made in England since 1988, this company sets the standard for impeccable male grooming. They offer gorgeous shaving accessories including state of the art razors, stands, and bowls as well as all natural shaving products including shaving bowls, creams, and after shave.

Crabtree & Evelyn – Crabtree & Evelyn product range comprises fragrances, bath and shower gels, soaps, home spa products, body lotions, hand creams and home fragrance. The ethos of the company remains, seeking out the most beneficial ingredients inspired by nature to create a range of products which make a world of difference. A blend of the very best of nature and science coupled with tradition and innovation. Once a family run business since 1972 to an international luxury brand.

Mistral Soaps –  Mistral Soaps are crafted according to a time-honored French soap tradition. Made with a special mélange of natural and organic ingredients and original perfumes from Grasse, France, these quadruple milled bar soaps are super dense, long-lasting, luxurious, gentle and exquisitely fragrant.

Royall Bermuda Colognes –  Royall has a unique range of prestigious gentlemen’s toiletries and grooming aids. Designed in Bermuda since 1957 we have all their top selling fragrances.

Mason Pearson Hair Brushes – Mason Pearson hairbrushes have been handmade for over 130 years in England. The unique rubber-cushion pad, boars hair or nylon bristles, allows for effective and efficient brushing. It is kind to use and gently massages the scalp. These hair brushes are know to last forever and have a life time warranty.

Local Support

We love supporting our local artisans whenever possible. Here is a list of the wonderful locally handmade soap and skin care lines we carry:

Stolat Organics – Organic soaps and body care products made in Newmarket, NH

Great Bay Soap Company – Organic vegetable soaps handmade by one of our dear employees, Kate Shruge in Greenland, NH

Jenness Farm Soaps – Amazing goats milk based soaps, body cream, and bath products made in Northwood, NH

Graceful Rabbit – Designer soaps, lotions, bath bombs and loofahs handmade in Barrington, NH

Plum Island Soap Company – All natural vegetable oil based soaps and conditioning hand creams made in small batches on Plum Island, MA

Sea Witch Soaps – Organic soaps and pure sea salt bath products made in Kittery, ME

Use Me Hair Products – Incredible organic sulfate and paraben free hair products including shampoo and conditioners. Feel the difference in every wash! Made in Portland, ME.

Uncommon Senses – All natural and beautifully scented body powers and handmade powder puffs. Made in Portsmouth, NH.