03-17-2014, 10:42 PM
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Price is not always an indication of quality which a lot of us discovered through artisan soaps, etc.
How about aftershaves? Do you have some top-notch, to you, aftershaves that each are ten dollars or less?

Personally, I have three that I really like;

1) Florida Water
A fantastic, very classic fragrance. I really, really love it to the point I'd be tempted to get a cologne in that scent (the aftershave scent does fade rather quickly),

2) Aqua Velva Musk
Maybe one of the most masculine scents there are. I feel like building a log cabin every time I splash some on.

3) Coniferous by Stirling
This splash by Stirling Soaps took me some time to get used to..but this non-alcoholic splash is heavy on both Aloe Vera and Witch Hazel and really, really does wonders for my skin. I got the Bay Rum version as well but as a recently outed Bay Rum-hater I must say I will stick with the woodsy Coniferous one.

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 03-21-2014, 09:12 AM
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In no particular order

Aqua Velva Ice Blue
Pinaud Clubman
Skin Bracer

Just missed out: Pinaud VIBR

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 03-21-2014, 06:19 PM
  • Java
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  • Warner Robins, Georgia, USA
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Alcolado Glacial
Pinaud Clubman (wife's favorite)
Aqua Velva Ice Blue

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 03-24-2014, 06:10 AM
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There is only one, Aqua Velva Ice Blue Cool

PS: OK, Coniferous is also OK.

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 03-24-2014, 07:14 AM
  • jcmy53
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  • Cincinnati, OH
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Mennen Skin Bracer
Pinaud Clubman
Benjamins Mentholated Bay Rum


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 03-24-2014, 12:14 PM
  • Johnny
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  • Wausau, Wisconsin, USA
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Mennen Skin Bracer - 50+ years and going strong.
Old Spice Original
Aqua Velva Regular

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 03-24-2014, 02:44 PM
  • v4257
  • Always chasing the perfect shave
  • Boston, USA
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This is Pinaud territory:
1 & 2: Pinaud Clubman & Bay Rum are tied
3: Pinaud Special Reserve Vanilla

I also like Lilac veg - but this is a very polarizing fragrance (obviously?) After airing - I think it smells nice & flowery; unfortunately my wife thinks it continues to smell like a urinal. Sad

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 04-08-2014, 06:05 AM
  • Littlemax
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  • Emerald Isle, NC USA
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1.] Aqua Velva 2.] Family Dollar VJon Spice 3.] Pinaud Virgin Island Bay Rum !!!

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 04-08-2014, 10:49 AM
  • Elendil
  • Raggedy man, good night
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SCS Lime Splash
Nivea Sensitive ASB
Aqua Velva Ice Blue

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 04-08-2014, 04:14 PM
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Skin Bracer
Pinaud Clubman
Nivea Active

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 04-09-2014, 03:37 PM
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Aqua velva Ice blue
Skin bracer

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 04-09-2014, 06:10 PM
  • Shaun
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Nivea Sensitive. Hands down.

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 04-09-2014, 06:16 PM
  • jamesrobson5
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  • Sherwood Park AB Canada!
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Old Spice Classic. My wife loves it!
The Body Shop Arber aftershave balm. My wife hates this one but its very soothing after a little razor burn.

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 04-23-2014, 08:44 AM
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Of course YMMV, but at 3 for 10 dollars one could score Vi-Jon Spice 7 ounces (Family Dollar), Vi-Jon Classic Splash 9 ounces also at Family Dollar, and Aqua Velva Ice Blue. There would still be change left over.

For one item, its a toss up between Pinaud Lilac Vegetal and the regular clubman....personally.

Applying the 3 for 10 approach to balms...I wait for the Nivea sales at Walgreens.

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 04-23-2014, 11:59 AM
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Less than $10, huh?

RazoRock La Famiglia balms are pretty nice.

That's about it.

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 04-27-2014, 01:00 PM
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Skin Bracer

A year ago Clubman would have been number 1 with a bullet, but since picking up Skin Bracer I would put it on the top of my "drugstore" AS rankings. Its the hint of vanilla that puts it over the top for me.

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 04-27-2014, 02:56 PM
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Pinaud Clubman
Stetson Cooling Moisture
Honey Bee Garden Sandalwood

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 04-28-2014, 06:48 AM
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Pinaud Clubman
Mennen Skin Bracer
Aveeno Active Naturals balm

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 04-28-2014, 09:28 AM
  • dcc
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 05-01-2014, 01:48 PM
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Vintage Old spice
India old spice
Old spice

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