04-25-2016, 07:39 AM
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I'm looking for a good soap with a woodsy/earthy scent.

Eucris is my favorite scent, and has been my main soap for a while, but I'm looking for something that's not as fussy in regards to lathering technique.

For reference sake, I generally like things in the medium range as far as scent strength, and, while this is not a requirement, I almost always like soaps with Vetiver in them.

Also worth mentioning that I'd like to stay away from anything with floral over/undertones. Not that I hate them, but I have other soaps that fill the bill for when I'm in that mood.

I know scent is a highly subjective thing, but I'm curious to see if anyone here has any recommendations.

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 04-25-2016, 07:56 AM
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Captains's Choice North
Dr. Harris Marlborough
OBR Cedar & Sage
Chiseled Face Lodge
Mikes Pine & Cedarwood
Any number of Sandalwood Makers.

Really depends on how much "tree" you want, Some like "North" make you think of a Xmas tree while "Lodge" is like a sawmill....the Marlborough & Mikes are a bit more complex.

None of them are floral.

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 04-25-2016, 10:18 AM
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Stirlings Ozark Mountain, woodsie fern, fairly strong and will last awhile

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 04-25-2016, 10:18 AM
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I'd recommend our Woodlands soap (vetiver, cedarwood and patchouli).

It's been out of stock, but should be orderable later today, and shippable in a couple days.

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 04-25-2016, 10:20 AM
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The long awaited Buralt Le is Spruce.

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 04-25-2016, 10:40 AM
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Give CRSW Puro Fresco or the new Vetyver Fresco a go. 
I have Mike's vetiver en route, hoping for good things there.

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 04-25-2016, 01:44 PM
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Thanks for all of the suggestions, fellas! A lot of these sound good.

In terms of how much "tree" I'm looking for, I think I lean more towards moss or cut/burning wood rather than live tree leafy/piney tones.

I couldn't find Chiseled Face Lodge anywhere, but looking for it led me to their Ghost Town Barber, which sounds a whole lot like what I'm looking for. The ingredient list has a lot of overlap with Eucris, but with the added bonus of smoky tones:


"Combine the bergamot, basil leaf, patchouli, oakmoss, and cedar of a classic soap with the saddle leather, smoke, and gunpowder of a cowboy's stock"

Keep 'em coming!

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 04-25-2016, 03:13 PM
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LA shaving company Myrkvior is nice , proraso red , Mikes vetiver all great options.

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 04-25-2016, 03:26 PM
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(04-25-2016, 07:39 AM)shaggy Wrote: I'm looking for a good soap with a woodsy/earthy scent.

Mystic Water Poggio dei Pini, described on her website as:  

This scent reminds me of hiking on the wooded hills behind my former home in Sardinia, Italy.  Poggio means knoll or hill, Poggio dei Pini is literally “hill of pines”.  It smells of pine and cypress trees, and the dry resinous underbrush of wild plants called  the “macchia mediterranea” that grow everywhere, a masculine but subtle outdoors fragrance.

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 04-27-2016, 01:47 PM
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(04-25-2016, 10:18 AM)Shannon Wrote: I'd recommend our Woodlands soap (vetiver, cedarwood and patchouli).

It's been out of stock, but should be orderable later today, and shippable in a couple days.

Must have waited too long. Just tried to order samples and you're out of two of the three I wanted to try (Woodlands, Lady Luck, and Lit).

Let me know when you have them in stock again.

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 04-27-2016, 04:36 PM
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Woodlands and Lit seem to work fine.  Lady Luck was out (we were out of one of the essential oils in it), but I added some more since we had some curing. At any rate, If you want to try again, I set a flag on those three to allow them to be ordered no matter what the stock situation is, just in case.  Sorry for the trouble!

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 04-27-2016, 07:35 PM
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Tierra humeda. Wet earth

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 04-28-2016, 02:44 AM
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caveat: ymmv
LA Shaving Woody Lavender
Wholly Kaw Fougere
Catie's LTV
Catie's LPV
CRSW Vetiver
Spieck
if you can find it: Barrister and Mann Fougere

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 04-28-2016, 03:02 AM
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D.R. Harris Marlborough
Valobra Fougere

Both soaps perform excellent, the only problem is that, while their scents are really good, they're weak, especially the Marlborough scent. The fragrance intense is a 2 out of 10 for the Harris and a 5 out of 10 for the Valobra.

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 04-28-2016, 03:05 AM
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+1 Marlborough
SV Fern

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 04-28-2016, 06:00 AM
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(04-27-2016, 04:36 PM)Shannon Wrote: Woodlands and Lit seem to work fine.  Lady Luck was out (we were out of one of the essential oils in it), but I added some more since we had some curing. At any rate, If you want to try again, I set a flag on those three to allow them to be ordered no matter what the stock situation is, just in case.  Sorry for the trouble!

Thanks, Brian!  Just placed the order. Looking forward to trying them out.

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 04-28-2016, 03:20 PM
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Thanks for your purchase! Let us know what you think!

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 04-29-2016, 04:51 AM
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Green Mountain Soap

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 05-02-2016, 08:06 AM
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(04-29-2016, 04:51 AM)jackgoldman123 Wrote: Green Mountain Soap

Just picked up cheala at my local B&M (Mertz) this weekend. Haven't shaved with it yet, but did a test lather and was pretty impressed. Much more lather than the other puck I picked up (valobra patchouli).

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 05-06-2016, 10:59 AM
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Wholly Kaw Fougere Bouquet
Proraso Red is about as earthy/woody as I've ever smelled
Stirling has a nice woody Sandalwood scent

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