08-09-2014, 03:35 PM
#1
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Mine currently:

SOAPS
1. Martin De Candre - eitjer of the 3 scents
2. Czech & Speak Oxford & Cambridge or 88
3. Penhaligon Sartorial
4. Antica Barbieria Colla Bitter Almond
5. Boellia Panama 1924

Best Value Soap: Tabac (stick as well as bowl)

CREAMS/CROAPS
1. Xpec Nautral
2. Acqua di Parma New & Old version
3. Castle Forbes Lime & Lavender (both are equally great)
4. Musgo Real - any of the scents
5. Santa Maria Novella Old version

Best Value Cream: TOBS - either one really

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 08-09-2014, 06:41 PM
#2
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Soaps (alphabetical)
AoS Sandalwood Soap
Czech & Speake No. 88
DR Harris Arlington / Windsor
La Toja Stick
Martin de Candre

Creams (alphabetical)
AoS: Sandalwood / Lavendar / Lemon
Castle Forbes Lime
Geo F Trumpers Violet
Nancy Boy Signature
Truefitt & Hill Rose

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 08-09-2014, 06:44 PM
#3
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I'm primarily a croap user.

Creams/croaps
Queen Charlotte QCS
Razorock with tallow
Razorock with Argon oil
Castle Forbes
Mike's
All others are a distant second.

Soaps
DR Harris
Tabac
QCS

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 08-09-2014, 06:45 PM
#4
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Soaps:
Stirling "Gin & Tonic"
BSBC "Forest Mint"
Tiki "The Captain"
B&M "Bay Rum"
Dapper Dragon "Cinnamon Bun"

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 08-09-2014, 07:11 PM
#5
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Not tried many yet but here is what i feel :
BEST SOAPS :
CATIE'S BUBBLES ( TRIED 2 SCENTS )
B&M CHEYSHIRE
TABAC

BEST CREAMS :
TOBS AVACADO
T&H 1805

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 08-09-2014, 07:17 PM
#6
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Picking out a list more for the maker, rather than the specific scent or product, but I included my favorite from the list. In no particular order...

Soaps:

-B&M Cheshire
-Stirling Black Cherry
-Cold River Soapworks Classic Bergamot & Bay
-Mike's Barbershop
-Jabonman Citricos


Creams:

-Al's Bodega
-Nancy Boy Blossomwood
-La Toja
-AoS Sea Kelp
-Geo F Trumper Coconut Oil

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 08-09-2014, 09:02 PM
#7
  • evnpar
  • Emeritus
  • Portland, Oregon
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Soaps:
-Wickham Super Smooth
-Boellis Panama 1924
-Catie's Bubbles
-Strop Shoppe
-Barrister & Mann

Creams:
-Al's
-Tabula Rasa
-Fitjar
-Truefitt & Hill
-XPEC

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 08-09-2014, 09:46 PM
#8
  • Nero
  • Ban Groupthink from Earth
  • le montagne
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Soaps-
C&S No. 88
AoS tallow (any scent)
I Coloniali
Santa Maria Novella (new)
Speick stick


Creams-
XPEC
Acqua di Parma (new)
Art of Shaving (I love all, even the unscented)
Alvarez Gomez
Esbjerg Grapefruit

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 08-10-2014, 05:39 AM
#9
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Tabula Rasa
Mitchels Wool Fat
Queen Charlotte
RazoRock
Barister & Mann


Stirling and Arko is a tie in here somewhere. Too many great performers to chose a top 5.

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 08-10-2014, 09:24 AM
#10
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Jabonman
Barrister and Mann
Strop Shoppe
Tiki
Cold River Soap Works

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 08-10-2014, 09:28 AM
#11
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1 - Tiki Citrus Mint Blast (and a custom scent)
2 - Catie's Bubbles LPV
3 - RazoRock Freedberg
4 - Mike's OCBP
5 - Stirling Ozark Mountain

Don't use creams, so no list for that.

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 08-10-2014, 10:24 AM
#12
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Soaps:

Penhaligons Sartorial
HTGAM Synergy Lavender Cedarwood
Irisch Moos (discontinued)
L'Ancienne Peppermint
Taylor's Lime

Creams:

Irisch Moos SC
Wars
Castle Forbes
XPEC
Domenico Caraceni 1913

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 08-10-2014, 10:58 AM
#13
  • tdmsu
  • Banned
  • Metro Detroit
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Tabac
B&M
HTGAM
Proraso
MWF/Maggard's

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 08-10-2014, 11:39 AM
#14
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Soaps:

RazoRock - Captain's Choice
HTGAM - The Beach
Stirling - Vanilla Sandalwood
Palmolive - Stick
Speick - Stick

Creams:

Proraso - Blue
Proraso - Green
C&E - Sienna
C&E - Nomad
TBS - Maca Root

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 08-10-2014, 11:46 AM
#15
  • Mouser
  • Senior Member
  • Forest City, Florida U.S.A.
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Factoring in everything, including bang for buck

MWF
Tabac
C&S O&C
MdC
any C&E
PdP
DR Harris any

creams

CF
Trumpers
TOBS
Speick
La Toja
Coates

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 08-10-2014, 06:58 PM
#16
  • cmh8890
  • Senior Member
  • Atlanta, GA
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Soaps:

I Coloniali Mango
MdC
RazoRock - the Freedberg
Petal Pusher Fancies - Cucumber
Barrister & Mann - Bay Rum
(Hard to just mention 5: also in my rotation that are deserving: Catie's Bubbles and Strop Shoppe)

Creams (not used that often, however):

D.R. Harris - Windsor
DRH - Arlington
DRH - Rose
Speick
C.O. Bigelow

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 08-11-2014, 02:23 AM
#17
  • u2u
  • Senior Member
  • GTA
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Soaps:

Boellis Panama 1924 soap,
Floris JF or No 89,
Klar Seifen Rasierseife Klassik or Sport.
Martin de Candre scented or Fougere soap,
Penhaligon's Sartorial.

Creams:

Acqua Di Parma,
Castle Forbes Cedar/Sandalwood,
Penhaligon's Endymion Cream,
Santa Maria Novella Crema da Barba Tabacco Toscano.
Urth Ginseng and Tea Tree

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 08-11-2014, 06:21 AM
#18
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I'm still searching for "The One" but here are some current favorites in alphabetical order:

Haslinger Schafmilch
Le Pere Lucien Le Savon du Barbier
Ogallala Bay Rum & Sandalwood
RazoRock Caribbean Coconut
Strop Shoppe Russian Tea with Tallow

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 08-11-2014, 07:07 AM
#19
  • German
  • Simpson 2 Band Aficionado
  • USA
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No particular order:

MdC
Haslinger
Speick Stick (grated in bowl)
C&S O&C
Tabac
Calani

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 08-11-2014, 07:29 AM
#20
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Boellis Panama 1924 soap
T&H Rose cream

That's all I use.

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