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3 Bars Lifebuoy Soap

The World's First Deodorant Soap

3 Bars Lifebuoy Soap

The World's First Deodorant Soap

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Early radio commercials for Lifebuoy soap coined the phrase "body odor," warning us of its tragedy. Active men, especially, have loved Lifebuoy soap for its ability to refresh the senses and cleanse the body of dirt and germs. Lather up with this brightly colored soap and its distinctive scent, loved by moms, dads and dirty kids for over 100 years. You'll receive three 2.9 oz. bars.

  • Lifebuoy is the original deodorant soap, loved and trusted for over a century
  • Lifebuoy soap for the whole family
  • Set of 3 bars

3 Bars Lifebuoy Soap

Safety Warnings

Danger: For external use only. Discontinue if rash develops.


Sodium Palmate, Sodium Palm Kernelate, Aqua, Parfum, Glycerin,
Palm Kernal Acid, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Sulfate, Tetrasodium
EDTA, Tetrasodium, Etidronate, Limonene, Linalool, CI 11680, CI 45100


Shelf Life: 2 Years +


Manufactured In: Cyprus

Material - Country Of Origin: Cyprus

Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 26 reviewers.
Rated 2 out of 5 by lifebouy soap Loving Lifebouy from years ago, and the great smell, I was happy to order it from you, since it not sold anywhere else. Was very disappointed that it was not the same, color and especially the smell. Will not order it again. January 13, 2016
Rated 1 out of 5 by not the old Lifebuoy I bought this for my 90 year old father. He used to come home from fixing elevators covered in grease and grime. He would always use Lifebuoy soap and the smell of that soap is part of my childhood. I sent him some for his birthday and when I recently visited I used one of the unopened bars. The orange soap does not have the same color or smell. It doesn't lather or leave that lasting scent it was so famous for. I feel I wasted my money. Make sure you are ordering carbolic soap in the future which has antiseptic properties. December 14, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Love your soap. Used Lifebuoy at my Grandma's home during the 50' era and loved it then and now. October 13, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Wonderful to use I remembered this body soap from years past. I had been having trouble locating a soap that did not cause me problems physically and decided to give this Lifebuoy soap a try. From the first time I used it, I could tell a difference right a way. It helped to make me feel really clean, and there was a big difference to the good as to how my skin reacted to it. Thank you! September 28, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by life buoy, the best deodorant soap! lifebuoy has been in our household for 83yrs.It cleans very good and it smells nice, you do not need a body spray to do what buoy does. May 8, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Lifebuoy soap happiness The soap was purchased for my girlfriends' step mother after she made a casual remark that she really missed having Lifebuoy Soap for her Monday baths. She is 92 years old in an assisted living facility and is unable to shop for herself and was unable to have anyone find this product. Upon receiving 2 bars from me ( I kept one for myself) she was elated and has since thanked me profusely each time I see her. Thank you very much Vermont Country Store. Charles Penrod April 20, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Returning memories Located Lifebouy Coral soap in the Vermont Country Store and instantly remembered using this same brand when in Vietnam. Requested some from my folks, and they sent a case. Never received it as the soap ship sank in the S.China sea. Hadn't seen the soap for decades until...the Vermont Country Store. Ordered, received and used and will continue to do same until it is no longer available anywhere. The memories it brought back were good. Thanks for the memories. January 3, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Not the old Lifebuoy soap The Vermont Country Store prompt delivery was wonderful, and the product arrived in excellent condition. My problem is that the soap formula was not the same as it was 40 years ago. The modern version of Lifebuoy has an invasive fragrance which was not as pleasant as that of bygone days. This is not the fault of Vermont Country Store, it's just the way things are. April 7, 2014
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What Our Customers Are Saying about Our 3 Bars Lifebuoy Soap …

"My auntie Verna used to baby-sit me during the summer and so I got the whole summer to do interesting things with my cousin Josie, who was her daughter and 3 months younger than I. We used to dare each other to do things that Auntie Verna said not to do. One of the major dares was to eat things in general and Lifebuoy soap in particular...finally, we actually did it...each took a big bite of pinky/red-orange Lifebuoy. It was great soap but it tasted awful beyond description...I think of our giggling, foamy mouths every time I see a bar of Lifebuoy." - Marcy Meffert, Leon Valley, TX

"When I was twelve years old in 1946, my father had a grocery store in Little Rock, Arkansas. I went into the store after eating a sandwich. I told him I needed to brush my teeth but I had no toothpaste. He told me to go to the basin in the back of the store and use what he used. He told me to use the Lifebuoy soap. He did not tell me he had dentures. I innocently followed his advice and brushed my teeth with the Lifebuoy. I will never forget the taste of the Lifebuoy nor will I forget his laughter." - Linna Cheek, Lynnwood, WA

"Dear Mr. Orton, My dad always talked of Lifebuoy soap, he couldn't believe it when we found it online . . . your product arrived in time . . . my dad got his last bath with Lifebuoy soap before he passed away on June 13th of this year. We even buried a bar of it with him! Thanks for giving him a memory with one of his favorite soaps." - Dee Shackelford, Wauchula, FL

"Dear Mr. Orton, On receiving my last order I was overjoyed when I spread the oilcloth on my kitchen table. I'm 72 years old and believe me, just the sight of it on the table brought so many thoughts of my childhood back, it's almost like the oilcloth we had on our table then, we were very poor, but always had room at our table for another who needed a meal. We felt rich with our oilcloth tablecloth, as most in our area had bare tables.. . . the Lifebuoy soap will go to poor aged people and homeless, at a center for that purpose here . . . . . . when I can I order things and share with others less fortunate than I, that's the American spirit I grew up under, and I'll not give it up. 'Care and share' with those less fortunate." - Merlin McCain, Flint, MI

"As a youngster I really disliked getting my face wet when my mother would tell me to wash up before meals so I would just wet my fingertips and splash them on my face and then wipe the dirt off on the towel. My mother got tired of dirt streaks on my face and the towels so one day she handed me a box of Lifebuoy soap when I was 7 years old. She told me that my favorite cartoon host had sent it to me that he wanted me to do a good job washing with it. I treasured that bar of soap and used it to the last sliver. I would lather up and wash with it thoroughly. I wouldn't allow may mother to buy any other type of soap. It wasn't until I was a teenager that I realizd my mom had tricked me into washing up better." - Susan Robbins, Palm Springs, CA

"I had to be about 8 or 10 at the time and was staying at my grandmothers house. My parents were going topick me up and take me to the circus that day. Grandma insisted I take a bath and there was this bright sort of red soap with a very strong smell. I didn't want to use it so I pretended I did. I got out of the tub and grandma smelled me and said back you go I want a clean smelling kid to come out and if I lied to her she would have me wash my tongue with it. Well nothing put more fear in a child than to have to taste that soap. I still look back at those times during the war as fond memories. So after the bath they treated me to a poor mans soda which was a fudgecicle dropped in a a royal crown bottle of soda. Never did have to taste the bright red soap. I think that I did try a taste of it that day and decided to bathe in the tub with the soap rather than get my mouth washed out with it." - Clyde Novak, Chicago, IL

"I can remember as a little girl my grandmother imitating the Lifebuoy commercials in her deepest voice, Beeeeee-Ohhhhh. And I would just crack up laughing. I used Lifebuoy soap all the time at Gramma's house, in the washroom. It was just what was needed to clean my hands after a hard day of playing. All the while singing, Beeee-Ohhh. Maybe it was Grandma's way of making washing my hands a game instead of what kids normally would think was a chore. Still to this day, if I or my siblings see a bar of Lifebuoy soap, we do the infamous Beeee-Ohhhh as a joke, and we still laugh about it. Sounds ridiculous, I know. But sometimes the simplest of memories, are the best." - Shawn Schriner, San Luis Obispo, CA

"I grew up on a farm in Vermont around 1950. I went to school in a one room school with around 13 students from grades 1 through 8 and we all lived on farms and helped with the morning chores. Needless to say we all smelled a little like cows but as we all smelled the same, nobody noticed. We got a new teacher who was from the city. After a week or two he came in with a bag and told us he had something for us. He gave us each a bar of Lifebuoy Soap. The next morning the smell of Lifebuoy Soap overpowered the smell of cows. In thinking back I think that was what he had intended." - Gail Drysdale, Milford, MA

"Bless you: I could not resist this.  In the 30's I saved up a nickel to get my oldest brother something for Christmas.  Much to my mother's and the clerk in the dime store's amusement I got a bar of Lifebuoy Soap for him.  I hope he hasn't forgotten that episode.  He always liked Lifebuoy and had no idea they were still in existence." - Nancy Specht, El Paso, TX

"My grandmother always made us use the original orange Lifebuoy soap in the summer to keep chiggers and mosquitoes from biting. Years later when my son was young, after trying numerous remedies for chiggers, I remembered the orange Lifebuoy. I bought some, and it worked! My husband bought a case at a time, then suddenly we couldn't find it anymore." - Teresa, Alma, KS

"My dad used this soap religiously when I was little. He used it until he was unable to find it locally anymore. (I'll be treating him for Christmas!) As for me, well, I bathed it in, but mostly I remember the taste of it. My mother would ""wash my mouth out"" with it, actually scraping it on my teeth! Needless to say, I didn't use too many ""dirty"" words after that!" - Shani L, Pittsburgh, PA

"I remember the smell of my Mom's linen closet as a child. All the sheets and towels smelled of Lifebuoy soap, because that is where my Dad kept his prized stash. Every year my Aunt would make a trip to England, and she would bring back 15 bars of soap for my Dad. As kids, my sister and I would call it Dad's stinky red soap, and no one used it but him. I remember he kept each bar in a little plastic box in the bathroom, and as each bar was used down to a sliver, it was pressed onto a new bar, carfully making it last till my Aunt's next trip for more soap. I was so excited to see Lifebuoy in the Vermont Country store catalog, and I bought my Dad a stash of bars for Christmas this year. It brings back wonderful childhood memories....... sounds strange, but the simple things in life are some of the best things in life." - Diane Crowe, Peoria, AZ

"Lifebouy soap reminds me of the movie A Christmas Story. Ralphie said a bad word and his mother made him hold a bar of Lifebouy in his mouth. I liked the smell of Lifebouy when I was little and I still like it." - Grace Hampton, Burbank, CA

"I grew up with my grandparents on a farm. I never knew there was any other soap but Lifebuoy. Next to my grandpa's aftershave it is the most memorable trigger from my life. I loved him and I love Lifebuoy. Before he died he found a small store in Central Oregon that carried a few bars. As it was no longer available at any store in our city, my grandad bought that store's entire supply. I can just imagine him driving back from his quartet concert with his friends and a case of soap between them. God can take my sight, but give me the smell of memories like that. Thank you for carrying it." - Brian Livingston, Salem, OR

"I grew up outside of Philadelphia and one ritual of our life in the 1950s and early '60s was to go "down the shore" to Stone Harbor, N.J., for two weeks every summer. My dad helped take care of a neighbor's house on 92nd Street and in return we had the use of this place early in the season when the ocean was still a bit chilly for comfortable bathing. There was a bathhouse at the back of this -- typical white asbestos shingle Harbor Cottage (with the knotty pine paneling inside). In the bathhouse closet was an old Duke Kahanamoku wooden long board, various mildewed canvas beach umbrellas and chairs, a rusty balloon tire bomber Schwinn, and some old-style blow-up canvas rafts that looked like properties from the film "The Cruel Sea." In the shower room, there was Lifebuoy soap. When I shower every morning at the gym, the peculiar, authentic aroma of that soap takes me back to 1962 and all the adventure and romance of the shore as a 14-year-old. Dollar for dollar that stuff is the best mental therapy there is. No matter what problems I may have to deal with, for a few minutes I am there with the little girl across the street with whom I had a shy but tender relationship. What more can I say?" - Philip Tramdack, New Castle, PA

"I've used and enjoyed Lifebuoy since first manufactured!" - Miles McCuistion, Hixson, TN

"My grandparents lived in Monroeville, Ohio. Their bathroom always smelled clean and fresh, and it was because of the soap they always had at the sink, which was the orange-colored Lifebuoy. I loved the smell of it. I think it is the only one they bought and the only one I can remember ever being at the sink and tub. It always reminds me of them." - Janet Androsac, Willard, OH

"Years ago I had so much electricity in my body I could start to turn on a light and sparks would fly. Needless to say, the shocks hurt. I was told to use Lifebuoy soap and it would stop the shocks. Nothing had helped and I was willing to try anything. The more I used the soap, the less I got shocked. But then I couldn't find the soap any more. I was okay for some years but the shocking started back and kept getting worse. I saw the Lifebuoy in your book and have been ordering it ever since, and my problem is gone. Thanks so much!" - Louise Bowers, Martin, GA

"I work in the yard a lot -- love this soap with its natural carbolic acid antibacterial properties. And, I love the good clean smell on my skin." - dru, Inglewood, CA

"When we first got married over 39 years ago, the only soap my husband would let me buy was Lifebuoy coral. At that time, he could just look at poison ivy and he would break out. A doctor told his mother when he was much younger to by the coral-colored Lifebuoy soap. It was the only thing that would help. When the stores told us they could no longer get it, we went store to store buying soap, getting every bar we could. Later we still got it whenever we could find it, but with you carrying it, we no longer have to hunt high and low for it. Thank you so much for having it." - Cathey Sechler, Mooresville, NC

"When my mother died in 1944 my sister and I went to live for a time with an aunt in Brooklyn, NY. I'll never forget those baths when I was scrubbed with Lifebuoy soap. You smelled clean and I used to say, "If there were any moths or flies around, they would never get within a mile of you due to that Lifebuoy smell."" - Robert Croland, Glen Rock, NJ

"My Mother is 90 years old and needed your soap. She has been unable to find it for years, and the little sliver she had left was fast going sister and I looked everywhere for it and finally found it on your site. She was so surprised and delighted as it was exactly as she remembered. Thanks for the memories for her...I'm a very happy daughter." - Nancy Terry, Dallas, TX

"I keep an open bar of Lifebuoy soap in my linen closet for that great clean-fresh smell." - Connie Melhorn, Knoxville, TN

"I'm 74, but still remember well the time I tasted Lifebouy soap. We always had it in every room, including the kitchen, and used it down as far as possible. One day at around 4 years of age I found a nice small piece of cheese on the counter and proceeded to take a bite. It certainly didn't taste like cheese, and I never made that error again. Our family continued using Lifebouy soap for its intended purpose."-LuAnnette, Clarksville, TN