08-15-2016, 11:55 PM
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Hi everyone

I have been wetshaving for a little over a year and have bought a lot of stuff.

Yesterday i made a list of what i have bought in my shaving "career". I was quite surprised how much it was... and now i understand why my pocketmoney is gone Shy

How many soaps and creams do you have? 


St. James of London        
Mandarin & Patchouli
Cedarwood & Clarysage
Black Pepper & Lime


Esbjerg Vienna            
Amber Kardamom

Shave Cream

Acqua di Parma            
Collezione Barbiere Crema

Santa Maria Novella        
Crema da Barba

Antica Barbieria Colla    
Sapone da Barba in Crema

Mondial Shaving            
Antica Barbiera
No. 908

TFS Torino                
Tabacco Verde
Arancio Amoro
Ginestra di Taormina
Zagara Gelsomino
Corte Sabauda
Sotto la Mole

D.R. Harris
Arlington LE

Klar Seifen

Santa Maria del Fiore

Saponificio Varesino
70th Anniversary SE
Felce Aromatica

Le Pere Lucien
Rose de Pushkar
Cedré - Pachouli
Cyprès Boise
Cologne - Fougère
Lavander - Vetiver
Vétiver Bourbon

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 08-16-2016, 12:40 AM
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A quick list of what I have and have had:

Arko Cool Mint Cream 
Arko Shaving Stick 
Bea Shaving Stick
Brutalt Bra Barbersåpe TSN SE "Norwegian Wood"
Aubrey Organics North Wood brushless cream
Col Conk's Bay Rum Soap
Crabtree & Evelyn Sandalwood Soap
Dalen d'Men Energetic Cream
Derby Lavender Cream
Derby Shaving Stick 
Dr Selby Lavender Luxury Shaving Cream
Krampert's Finest Bay Rum Acadian Spice Shaving Soap
GzD Shaving Stick
Lea Shaving Stick 
Mama Bear Awakening soap
Mama Bear Brazilian Coffee soap 
Martin de Candre
Mike's Natural Soap
Mitchel's Wool Fat soap 
Nivea Mild cream
Orange Essential Oil Shave Croap
Prairie Creations KISS cream
Prairie Creations Walter Shaving Soap
Proraso Eucalyptus and Menthol Cream
Proraso Eucalyptus and Menthol Soap
RazoRock XXX Croap 
Rise Brushless Shave Gel
TFS Bergamotto Neroli
Wet Shaving Products

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 08-16-2016, 03:28 AM
  • jtmke
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  • milwaukee
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Current rotation plus about 25 ish that have been used up or I did not like

Antica Barbiera Colla
Castle Forbes Lime
Geo F Trumper Eucris
MdC Fougere
ToB Eton
B&M Dickens
Brutalt Bra Norwegian Wood
D R Harris Arlington
Fine American Blend
GFT Lime
Penhaligon's 1870
Penhaligons Blenheim Bouquet
Route 66 Retro Spice
Seville Barrister and Mann
Strop Shoppe Barbershoppe
ToB Luxury
ToB Peppermint
ToB Sandlewood
Truefitt & Hill Grafton
Truefitt & Hill Lime
Truefitt and Hill 1805
Trufitt and Hill Trafalgar
Alvarez Gomez
AoS Sandlewood
Boellis Panama 1924
Castle Forbes Cedar
Castle Forbes Lavender
CO Bigelow
Czech and Speake 88
D R Harris Windsor
Esbjerg Orange
Maggard Leather and Pipe
Maggard Lime
Maggard Orange Menthol
Mulled Spice - fall
Saponificio Varisino 70th anniv
Savonniere du Moulin
Simpson Citrus Blast
Simpson Rosmary and Peppermint
St James Pepper and Lime
ToB Grapefruit
Vulfix Lavender
B&M Bay Rum
Caties Le Vert Orange
Caties Rosee du Martin
Caties Tonsorial Parlour
Mitchell's Wool Fat
Pre de Provence
Chiseled Face Ghost Barber
CRSW Fougere
GFT Eucris hard soap
LA Shaving Bay Rum
Le Pere Lucien
Maggard Fougere
Maggard London Barbershop
Mama Bear Bay Rum
Meibner Strong and Scottish
Mike's Natural ??
SRD Opus X
Fine Orange Noir
Fine Santal Absolut
Musgo Classic
Thiers Issard Lavendar

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 08-16-2016, 07:40 AM
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You guys have a lot of products in the den!

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 08-16-2016, 08:21 AM
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 08-16-2016, 08:31 AM
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Much too many to list, really.
I believe your question should be how many soaps have you NOT tried. Biggrin

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 08-16-2016, 09:08 AM
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Well, I already have an addition to my list - Pannacrema Nuavia Rosso. Looking forward to recieve it in a few days  Wink

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 08-16-2016, 09:09 AM
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(08-16-2016, 08:31 AM)celestino Wrote: Much too many to list, really.
I believe your question should be how many soaps have you NOT tried. Biggrin

You are properly right about that. It would be a much shorter list  Biggrin

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 08-16-2016, 09:28 AM
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I am not one to track these things. Who really has time for such trivial activities?
BUT, just off the top of my head... Angel

* AoS Tallow Sandalwood x2
* Barrister & Mann Seville
* Castle Forbe's Lime
* Cella 1/4 brick
* CRSW Select V1 Puro Fresco
* Dapper Dragon Black Dragon
* Haslinger Sandalholz
* Irisch Moos stick
* Klar Seifen Classic
* La Savonniere du Moulin
* Mitchell's Wool Fat
* Mike's Orange, Cedarwood & Black Pepper
* Mystic Water Bay Rum
* Mystic Water Poggio dei Pini
* Palmolive EU stick
* Pitralon F
* SCS Old Spice Type
* Tabac

* Mystic Water Adirondack Jack
* Mike's Pine & Cedarwood
* QCS Fougere
* SCS Lemon Verbana
* Mama Bear Dragon's Blood
* La Toja stick
* Palmolive EU stick
* Gold Dachs Spezial
* Haslinger Schafmilch
* SCS Old Spice Type
* Mystic Water Irish Traveller
* Mike's Barbershop stick
* Valobra stick
* Irisch Moos ~ 3/4 of a stick
* Tabac
* Arko stick
* Mystic Water Lilac
* C&S No. 88 (75g travel pack)
* Mystic Water Jeff's Lavender
* Sapone di Paolo Agrume

* RazoRock KOTC Lavendar (sold)
* Cella in Red Tub (sold)
* Mama Bear Oak Moss and Lavender (sold)
* Fitjar Norwegian Fern (sold)
* MdC Fougere (sold)
* Strop Shoppe Black Tie SE/Tallow (sold)
* Mystic Water Cedar and Sage (sold)
* Cold River Soap Works - Select - Vetiver (sold)
* BdF Classico (PIF'd)
* Ogallala Bay Rum, Limes, Peppercorn (PIF'd)
* Mama Bear Nag Champa (PIF'd)
* Williams (shower duty)
* Synnergy Cavendish (purged)
* Saponificio Varesino Aromatic Fern (traded)
* Strop Shoppe SE Baker Street (traded)
* RR Mudder Focker (traded)
* MWF Refill (traded)
* MWF Refill (traded)
* TFS Bergamotto & Neroli (traded)
* La Toja Stick (traded)
* PannaCrema Lavandotto (traded)
* Cell (brick) 125g (traded)
* Cold River Soap Works - Classic - Nouveaux Fougere (Sept, 2014-sold)
* Mystic Water Orange Spice Tea (Dec, 2014- sold)
* JabonMan Violetas (Apr, 2015- sold)
* LA Shaving Co. Woody Lavender (Dec, 2014-sold )
* Le Pere Lucien traditional (July, 2014-sold)
* Antica Barbieria Colla (May, 2015-sold )
* Klar (Dusy) Kabinett (Jan, 2015-sold )
* Speick stick (Dec, 2014-sold )
* CRSW Select V2 Bergamot & Bay (Jan, 2016-sold )
* CRSW Select V2 Barbeire Sapone (Jan, 2016-sold )
* Caties Bubbles LTV (Apr, 2015-sold )
* Barrister & Mann Seville (Jan, 2016- sold)
* Barrister & Mann Latha Tiega (Feb, 2016- sold)
* PannaCrema Nuavia Blu (Jan 2016- sold)
* AoS Tallow Sandalwood (backup) (June 2016-sold)
* Mystic Water Frankincense & Myrrh (Jan, 2016 -sold)
* Mystic Water Vetiver & Oakmoss Stick (Jan, 2016 -sold)
* Mike's Vetiver (July,2016-sold)
* Mama Bear Dragon's Blood (Nov, 2013-PIF'd)
* Wickham's English Rose (Dec, 2014-PIF'd)

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 08-16-2016, 11:49 AM
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This is my list, since November 2013

AoS Ocean Kelp (s)
AoS Sandalwood cream
AoS Sandalwood tallow soap
Arko (s)
Arko Moist cream (p)
B&M Adagio
B&M Bay Rum (s)
B&M Cheshire (s)
B&M Diamond (s)
B&M Latha Oceana (s)
"B&M Leviathan (Seasonal)
B&M Lime / Lavender / Cedarwood (s)
B&M Seville (s)
B&M Solarion (s)
B&M Solstice (s)
B&M Vetiver / Heather / Clary Sage (s)
Blades Grim Smolder
C&E Nomad
Captain's Choice Bay Rum (s)
Catie's Bubbles Fouet L'orange
Chiseled Face Orange Creamsicle (s)
Chiseled Face Redneck
Chiseled Face Sherlock
Chiseled Face Summer Storm (s)
Coates Almond
D.R. Harris Arlington
D.R. Harris Windsor stick
Edwin Jagger Sandalwood (s)
Geo F. Trumper Eucris
Geo F. Trumper Sandalwood (s)
Haslinger Meersalgen
Haslinger Salbei
Haslinger Sandelholz
Haslinger Schafmilch (p)
HTGAM Synergy The Beach (s)
LASS Hollywood (s)
Maggard London Barbershop (s)
Palmolive cream
Palmolive shaving stick
Proraso Blue
Proraso Green (s)
Proraso Red Sandalwood
Razorock Coconut (s)
RazoRock XXX
Speick (s)
Soap Commander Inspiration
St. Charles Soap Fairway (s)
St. Charles Soap Pumpkin (s)
Stirling Autumn Glory (s)
Stirling Barbershop (s)
Stirling Beer (s)
Stirling Black Cherry (bath)
Stirling Pharaoh's Dreamsicle
Stirling Pig Trail (bath)
Stirling sharp dressed man (bath)
Stirling Vanilla Sandalwood
Strop Shoppe Baker St SE with Tallow (p)
T&H 1805 (s)
T&H Trafalgar (s)
TOBS Almond (s)
TOBS Avocado
TOBS Coconut (s)
TOBS Eton College (s)
TOBS Mr. Taylor
TOBS Sandalwood (s)
TOBS Shaving Shop

AoS Sandalwood
Aqua Velva Ice Blue
Captain's Choice North (s)
Captain's Choice Sandalwood (s)
ChiseledFace Easy Street (s)
ChiseledFace Sherlock
D.R. Harris Arlington balm
L'erbolario Uomo (s)
Pinaud Clubman
Pinaud Lilac Vegetal (s)
Proraso White Balm (s)
RazoRock Cumba Cheech Balm (s)
RazoRock Nonno Michelino Balm (s)
RazoRock XXX (p)
TOBS Eton College (s)
TOBS Mr. Taylor (p)
TOBS Shaving Shop

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 08-16-2016, 12:14 PM
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35 in the cabinet and a few that I haven't even opened yet and have had for a few years.

Oh, and I'm sorta feelin' guilty about having all of them. I just don't use them very often since having my own made. I once had someone accuse me of, "If your stuff is so good why do you use other products!?" or some such. I think he was looking in the archives, because since my own came on  line 99.99% of my shaves are with mine and I don't post a SOTD anymore because it would read pretty much the same every day... BORING! I could empty out the cabinet and not miss not having them. But every once in a while my mind overpowers my hand and I reach for brand x.

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 08-16-2016, 12:15 PM
  • kav
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Tried and have are two different fish. Finding one's personal Library, or cellar of products takes a few years to sort through a lot of products and suprises both pleasant and not. Then everyone will experience a favorite being discontinued or worse, reformulated. What I have; is MWF, PdP, SdM, Brutalt Bra and Dusy
Kabinette ( discontinued- this is my vintage bottle of Lagavulin inherited unopened from an uncle who bought it in 1948. I've had exactly 3 shots). What I've tried looks like a 7-11 after a California earthquake. What I will try depends on various astronomical omens observed by the local witch: except she is another patchouli user and I use a modified Christian prayer when our shadows cross 'get downwind of me thou corrupt and foul creature' . So it's all a suprise.

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 08-16-2016, 12:26 PM
  • EricM
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I've probably tried 100+ and am down to about 10 favorites.  Every time I tell myself no more soaps, I see one I'd like to try.  LoL.


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 08-16-2016, 09:41 PM
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I am quite surprised how many products one has to try, before finding some favorites. When I get into a hobby, I want the "best" within my reach. Obviously my shaving experience so far, has been quite expensive -  with some hits and a lot of misses, but I am enjoying the fine products and nice scents- and i will never go back to the old electric shaver. 

After a year i have narrowed my rotation down to 4, that all works very well. 

But there are new products coming all the time, that I have to try...  Wink

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 08-16-2016, 10:12 PM
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I tend to have Mike's, CRSW, and Reef Point in constant rotation. I have a few others, but those are my mainstays.

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 08-17-2016, 12:48 AM
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I have no list, but recently made a count - 281 shaving soaps and shaving creams, and that was after getting rid of 40-50  Blush

I try to mainly buy soaps now, because my creams dry up because they get very little usage with the number of products I have in my rotation.

2011 was where I really started getting into shaving creams, and then in 2013-2014 I started to slowly focus more on shaving soaps.

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 08-17-2016, 01:04 AM
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(08-17-2016, 12:48 AM)CHSeifert Wrote: I have no list, but recently made a count - 281 shaving soaps and shaving creams, and that was after getting rid of 40-50  Blush

I try to mainly buy soaps now, because my creams dry up because they get very little usage with the number of products I have in my rotation.

2011 was where I really started getting into shaving creams, and then in 2013-2014 I started to slowly focus more on shaving soaps.

Holy Cow!

You have a serious den Claus!

If I where to have room for that number of products, I'd have to toss some of my wife's shoes out... Smile

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 08-17-2016, 09:12 AM
  • Giorgio
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(08-16-2016, 08:31 AM)celestino Wrote: Much too many to list, really.
I believe your question should be how many soaps have you NOT tried. Biggrin

+1 Biggrin

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 08-17-2016, 09:41 AM
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I really see this as who has done more or bragging rights!!!  LOL!

I have hardly seen 1/3 of that.  I researched and read others experiences and we have a local shave meet every 3-4 months and do some horse trading at times but my soaps are mainly as follows:

MWF- Simply could do this one daily and never look back.
Stone Fox- Fairly new addition but have three of their flavors you might say.
Proraso- Both the green tub and white and the white is my favorite and could also easily be a one and done.
Musgo Real- In lavender scent.
Godrej- Given to me and a nice scent for sure in a warm scuttle.
Arko stick- Hey, it's a urinal cake smell < freshly placed that is and a great stick!
La Toja stick- Ehhhhh, can live without it!
Provence Santé Shaving Soap Verlaine- Took a few times but growing on me.
Mama Bear- Honeysuckle scented..............call me a push over for that scent but it is primo!

I have tried a few others but they have never returned!  It is evident and for that reason I have failed to mention them here.  But we are talking maybe 4-5 others.

My list is short as you can see but unless something just strikes me, I am happy with the above and could even subtract a few from it and still be happy.

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 08-17-2016, 09:50 AM
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My marriage is worth more to me than a detailed list which will infuriate the Mrs.
I was up to 65 "in house" prior to the purge.
Down to 6.
Still married...

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