12-17-2017, 09:28 AM
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I went on a bit of a binge with some of the holiday sales.   Biggrin

I have XPEC Original, Castle Forbes Lavender, Musgo Oak Moss, Alvarez Gomera Barberia and TOB's Grapefruit.

So far I really like the Musgo and XPEC. The only one I haven't used yet is Alvarez Gomera.

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 12-17-2017, 11:51 AM
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Maca Root shave cream by body shop.  Has the performance of any soap of cream, without the unicorn tallow or fairy dust.

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 12-17-2017, 12:32 PM
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Unicorn tallow... I’d try that in a soap!

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 12-17-2017, 01:51 PM
  • ARGH
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I would like to add SV - the Flying Mango is one of my all time favorite scents ever

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 12-18-2017, 06:04 AM
  • TN4
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I've mostly stuck to artisans, but of the few non-artisans I've tried, I would say that Castle Forbes & St. James of London really stand out!

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 12-26-2017, 01:22 PM
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Cream - Ingram’s, AOS
Soap- LEA Classic, Tabac, Haslinger

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 12-31-2017, 06:50 PM
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TOBS Sandalwood
Tabac
Proraso Red & Green, including the version marketed for Bath & Body Works.

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 01-04-2018, 05:55 AM
  • DannyZ
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Saponificio Varesino 70th Anniversary - simply divine performance and scent
St. James of London Bergamot and Sandalwood - great performance and a wonderful scent
Cella - I like the performance and the scent

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 01-04-2018, 12:11 PM
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Soap: Haslinger Schafmilch, Tabac

Cream: Top Secret (Lanolizado), Musgo Real

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 01-05-2018, 08:41 AM
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(01-04-2018, 12:11 PM)SamTwist Wrote: Soap: Haslinger Schafmilch, Tabac

Cream: Top Secret (Lanolizado), Musgo Real

Did you know that Haslinger recently reformulated the Schafmilch soap?  It is now a non-tallow soap.  I don't know whether the lather has changed at all, but in the past, when European companies have reformulated from tallow to veggie, it has almost always turned out not so well.

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 01-05-2018, 12:09 PM
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(01-05-2018, 08:41 AM)kingfisher Wrote:
(01-04-2018, 12:11 PM)SamTwist Wrote: Soap: Haslinger Schafmilch, Tabac

Cream: Top Secret (Lanolizado), Musgo Real

Did you know that Haslinger recently reformulated the Schafmilch soap?  It is now a non-tallow soap.  I don't know whether the lather has changed at all, but in the past, when European companies have reformulated from tallow to veggie, it has almost always turned out not so well.

Yes to my dismay i learned about this recently, i have ordered a few of the old formular from one of my local shops, so i can enjoy my favorite soap just a bit longer. It's sad i don't understand why they did it, i don't think the new formula without the tallow will be as good as the old.

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 01-07-2018, 07:25 AM
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My favorites are : Arko , Ogallala Bay rum and Fine

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 01-07-2018, 08:51 AM
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IMO the La Toja shaving creams - both classic and sensitive - provide a terrific shave at a terrific value - 2.89 Euros for 150ml tubes from our online friends in Valencia.

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