03-08-2014, 12:50 PM
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I should note that this is limited to the two that I've tried, Barbershop and Black Tie. I have no issues with the performance - SS soaps make a cushioning and slick lather. Unfortunately, these two scents give me a headache. I also found the scent of Black Tie to be much to strong but I enjoyed the Barbershop quite a bit.

I should also add that I have and enjoy a number of fragrances and this issue rarely occurs.

Anyone else have this experience with SS soaps?

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 03-08-2014, 01:51 PM
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  • Triad
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  • Texas
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I find them mildly scented but no headaches from the black tie.

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 03-08-2014, 02:08 PM
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Sense of smell varies a whole lot from person to person. I have a sample of Black Tie, and can hardly smell it at all. When it gets lathered, there is virtually no scent.

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 03-08-2014, 03:26 PM
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  • MaxP
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  • Madison, WI
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I've tried Black Tie and Baker Street. Excellent lather.
However, the scent of each is more concentrated than I care for. I sold one. The other went to the box in the basement.

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 03-08-2014, 06:44 PM
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  • evnpar
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  • Portland, Oregon
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I enjoy using Strop Shoppe soaps about 30% of the time. Although I find most of their scents on the light side, I also really enjoy them. The exceptions seem to be Teak Wood, Lemon Eucalyptus, and Russian Tea, which have a much stronger scent. I find Vivace and Black Tie to have the lightest scents. I generally prefer stronger scented soaps, but the lighter scented Strop Shoppe soaps have really grown on me, perhaps because I find that their lather is second to none.

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 03-11-2014, 03:15 PM
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their scents seem to be all over. I happen to have a nice strong Alpine Frost which i love, while others have said it has no scent. I have a Black Tie that is VERY strong, but when i ordered a second it was much weaker..... Baker Street and London Morning are both great great and are of medium scent, but smell VERY similar

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 03-11-2014, 03:20 PM
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I just ordered Teak Wood and Baker Street. If these scents don't work I'm afraid I'll have to give up on the line...unfortunate because the soaps are amazing performers!

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 03-11-2014, 03:32 PM
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seems they forget to stir the pot thoroughly...

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