12-18-2016, 10:29 AM
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What scent would you like to see made into a shave cream/soap?
Please only give one-note and it should be a naturally occurring scent (basically, thinking of an essential oil is a good place to start)

To be clear- No cologne scents and no mixing notes. Just one note per product.

To start things off, I would say Fresh Rosemary Sprig.
Usually Rosemary scents are mixed with something else and makes it too minty/menthol smelling, which really isn't like real fresh rosemary. So this is my first one. What about you?

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 12-18-2016, 10:35 AM
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Sandalwood, rose, lavender, eucalyptus, peppermint, lime, orange, vetiver.

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 12-18-2016, 10:38 AM
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Allspice.

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 12-18-2016, 10:41 AM
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Magnolia flower( magnolia grandiflora)

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Anyone who has smelled this flower, at least once, knows what I'm talking about. Divine scent.

And this is the tree. We have two of them.

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 12-18-2016, 10:43 AM
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(12-18-2016, 10:35 AM)TropicalHotDog Wrote: Sandalwood, rose, lavender, eucalyptus, peppermint, lime, orange, vetiver.

The point of the thread was to mention things that AREN'T available.

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 12-18-2016, 10:49 AM
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Honeysuckle , a light clean scent.

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 12-18-2016, 10:55 AM
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(12-18-2016, 10:43 AM)Nero Wrote:
(12-18-2016, 10:35 AM)TropicalHotDog Wrote: Sandalwood, rose, lavender, eucalyptus, peppermint, lime, orange, vetiver.

The point of the thread was to mention things that AREN'T available.

You just said "What scent would you like to see made into a shave cream/soap?" There was no mention of such scents being unavailable on the market.

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 12-18-2016, 11:00 AM
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Vanilla

Clean sheet smell after hung to dry on a clothesline on a sunny day.

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 12-18-2016, 11:05 AM
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(12-18-2016, 10:55 AM)TropicalHotDog Wrote:
(12-18-2016, 10:43 AM)Nero Wrote:
(12-18-2016, 10:35 AM)TropicalHotDog Wrote: Sandalwood, rose, lavender, eucalyptus, peppermint, lime, orange, vetiver.

The point of the thread was to mention things that AREN'T available.

You just said "What scent would you like to see made into a shave cream/soap?" There was no mention of such scents being unavailable on the market.

Right. The words "would you like" imply they aren't made. It didn't say "do you like".

Not trying to start an argument. I think you did that intentionally, cutely.

Just so we are clear going forward. ORIGINAL. Smile

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 12-18-2016, 11:48 AM
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Orange. Anything orange will at least make me consider buying even when I say no more soap.

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 12-18-2016, 12:35 PM
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(12-18-2016, 10:41 AM)nikos.a Wrote: Magnolia flower( magnolia grandiflora)

[Image: wD2uz1w.jpg]

Anyone who has smelled this flower, at least once, knows what I'm talking about. Divine scent.

And this is the tree. We have two of them.

[Image: 8235c9d5cde8889637c0358a3f2b9e4e.jpg]


Good stuff, Nick!
I bought a magnolia perfume by AdP for someone last year, and it was very nice. I can't remember the exact name, but the scent was beautiful.

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 12-18-2016, 12:48 PM
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Pinon/Pinion

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 12-18-2016, 02:18 PM
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(12-18-2016, 12:48 PM)Asafiev Wrote: Pinon/Pinion


Interesting! Were you thinking the pine nut? Or the wood? Needles/leaves?

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 12-18-2016, 02:19 PM
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(12-18-2016, 11:48 AM)aerolord Wrote: Orange. Anything orange will at least make me consider buying even when I say no more soap.

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I agree that Orange is rare.
(Lime and bergamot, which are definitely great scents, are a bit overdone.)

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 12-18-2016, 02:21 PM
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Lemon is also rare. It's always paired with something else. The only Lemon scented soap I've heard of is the now discontinued tallow AoS.

Basil would be great too.

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 12-18-2016, 02:21 PM
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(12-18-2016, 11:00 AM)evnpar Wrote: Vanilla

Clean sheet smell after hung to dry on a clothesline on a sunny day.


Richard, have you smelled DRH Almond soap (very different scent from the cream which actually does have the almond/marzipan scent)?
The soap is a vanilla/creamy type scent, as I just mentioned in a different thread.

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 12-18-2016, 02:24 PM
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(12-18-2016, 10:49 AM)Gabe Wrote: Honeysuckle , a light clean scent.


I'd like this too if not done too strongly bc it could get overwhelmingly sweet fast, IMO.

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 12-18-2016, 04:25 PM
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(12-18-2016, 10:49 AM)Gabe Wrote: Honeysuckle , a light clean scent.

Honeysuckle would be great!


Texas Mountain Laurel, it's an amazing perfumed grape scent.

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 12-18-2016, 04:37 PM
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new car scent Smile

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 12-18-2016, 04:49 PM
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(12-18-2016, 11:05 AM)Nero Wrote:
(12-18-2016, 10:55 AM)TropicalHotDog Wrote:
(12-18-2016, 10:43 AM)Nero Wrote: The point of the thread was to mention things that AREN'T available.

You just said "What scent would you like to see made into a shave cream/soap?" There was no mention of such scents being unavailable on the market.

Right. The words "would you like" imply they aren't made. It didn't say "do you like".

Not trying to start an argument. I think you did that intentionally, cutely.

Just so we are clear going forward. ORIGINAL. Smile

I love your OCD, Matt, because you are right in your argument, but you are picking and weighing the words like only a guy with OCD would do.
It takes one to know one, right  Wink

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