04-30-2017, 02:05 PM
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(04-30-2017, 08:14 AM)Rufus Wrote: Whenever I travel I always take a stick of Harris Lavender soap.  Most of my trips are 2 weeks or longer and I never tire of my Harris stick.

If I was traveling, or rather when I could travel, that would have been my choice as well. If we are talking just using one for ten days at home, Yardley.

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 04-30-2017, 05:32 PM
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I often do the 'soap a week' (SAW) thing, using the same puck for 5-7 shaves in a row... it's a great way to really dial in product. Mike's and CRSW are easy wins here, always delivering great shaves. When traveling I use a DR Harris shave stick the entire time. If I were making a new shave stick for an upcoming trip, these would be on my shortlist:

Mike's barbershop, OC&BP, lemongrass & eucalyptus
CRSW LCS, American barbershop, citrus, limenthol

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 04-30-2017, 06:41 PM
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Nuvia (Rosa and Verde) and T+S (Yuzu/Rose/Patchouli and Shag) would be my choice.

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 04-30-2017, 06:58 PM
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Valobra Hard Puck in Patchouly.  Nice mild scent, not too strong so it won't bother you over time.  Compact plastic container that is light and durable.

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 04-30-2017, 08:00 PM
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If there is room for one, there is room for two. Stick to your routine: dont use the same two days in a row.

I bring vie long stick and c. o. bigelow cream. Both good performers and not expensive.


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 04-30-2017, 11:01 PM
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Czech & Speake No. 88. It has a mild but interesting scent, and it's very concentrated. You won't have to pack but a dab to keep you in suds for a fortnight.

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 05-01-2017, 03:31 AM
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Mystic Waters Shave Sticks (any flavor) are currently my travel soap of choice.

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 05-01-2017, 05:35 AM
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This is a great post for a number of reasons not just travel!

A stick of MdC fougere in an empty D R Harris tube stays with me all the time. A pure coconut oil soap will lather in any water.

For variety, I have added different soaps, but I like SdM for the mild scent, and usually carry a little tin of LpL Rose de Pushkar because I like the scent, but sometimes I carry a half-used puck of Oxford and Cambridge in a tin that it fits in nicely.

Cheers, Steve

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 05-01-2017, 10:06 AM
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If I were traveling I would go with a tube of cream or shave stick.

Tube would be penhaligans Endymion
Stick would be Mystic Waters PDP

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 05-01-2017, 10:31 AM
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If I were picking based on soap only - Lavender Creeper. Logistically that dish isn't travel friendly, so I'd leave it at home.

I'd take Stirling Sharp Dressed Man. It plays well in all situations.

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 05-01-2017, 12:42 PM
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I always take a soft soap (usually Captains Choice) on vacation as soft soaps lather great with small brushes and any kind of water.

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 05-01-2017, 12:47 PM
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PAA - Club Guy; because it's a great scent that will go with most aftershaves I would take on vacation. It's also softer soap, easy to lather up, and can also be had in a shave stick (which I have for travel if I have limited space) Thumbsup

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 05-01-2017, 01:01 PM
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(05-01-2017, 03:31 AM)Newton Wrote: Mystic Waters Shave Sticks (any flavor) are currently my travel soap of choice.

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 05-01-2017, 01:34 PM
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I'd like to know what you like well enough to use for 7 straight days Wink

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 05-01-2017, 01:40 PM
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(04-30-2017, 11:17 AM)Tokyospike Wrote: Mike's Natural Hungarian Lavender. If I didn't want the Lavender (if traveling in winter, for example) then CRSW Select Sandalwood.

I shaved with Mike's Hungarian Lavender over the weekend and would consider a more consistent performer among the soaps I use. The post shave starts once the face lathing begins. Brings a good amount of moisture to the face so you can encourage that through how much you wet the proto lather from the puck.

Another one I like Dolomiti SV. Michelle's Unscented Mystic Water Soap with the Sea Buckthorn and Calendula is very soothing as well. I can make the same consistency of wet lather with any of these 3 soaps because they can absorb water through the mixing.

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 05-01-2017, 02:08 PM
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If you are Travelling for 10 days do yourself a favour and bring 2 soap/scent instead.

There's definitely enough room .

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 05-01-2017, 03:17 PM
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Already did. Spent 3 weeks in Europe last year with a Speick stick and aftershave. Fantastic shaves every time. Took the same combo to Cuba with me for 10 days this year.

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 05-01-2017, 04:44 PM
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As a beginner, I only own 1 soap and 8 creams. I rotated between the 2 original creams in 1 week intervals and the other cream and soap the occasional shave. I just received a 5 cream Sample Pack from Stone Cottage Soaps and have been using the first one for 10 days now. It's their Hesperide and I love it. For travel I would take it in the (1" dia. x 3/4" tall) plastic sample jar; after 10 shaves it's still two-thirds full.

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 05-01-2017, 09:10 PM
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I have to go with either MDC or ADP.

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 05-03-2017, 11:23 AM
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Mitchell's Wool Fat.
Some folk may jump in and say it's finicky about water, so might not be a good travel choice. But when I first started using MWF our water was so hard it was difficult to even get shampoo to lather properly, yet I had no problems with Mitchell's. Our water is now so soft we can hardly rinse the soap off, yet there is still nary a problem with MWF.
For me, I would use it with confidence wherever I was. YMMV.

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