07-29-2017, 08:26 AM
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Took a ~9-10 month break from being active here and now have that every so familiar itch to try a few new soaps/ creams.

What new products/artisans have emerged during my hiatus that I need to try?

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 07-29-2017, 08:30 AM
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  • iShave
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The new Tallow and Steel is very good stuff

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 07-29-2017, 08:39 AM
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  • ARGH
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GroomingDept
Alluvian
Midnight&Two
Turtleship

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 07-29-2017, 09:32 AM
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  • Mel S Meles
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(07-29-2017, 08:26 AM)Boonie21 Wrote: Took a ~9-10 month break from being active here and now have that every so familiar itch to try a few new soaps/ creams.

What new products/artisans have emerged during my hiatus that I need to try?

Wholly Kaw (especially the new donkey milk formulations).  

On a scale of A (-scent is the most important aspect of a shaving soap-) to Z (-performance is the most important aspect of a shaving soap-), my own predilection is somewhere around X or Y. That said, of all the shaving soaps that I have used over the 45 years of our marriage, only ONE has invariably caused my wife to comment, “Hmm.  That smells good,” every time I shave with it:  Wholly Kaw Fern Bouquet.  And it also has the level of performance that I seek out,.

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 07-29-2017, 10:01 AM
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  • ddk13
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L and L grooming.

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 07-29-2017, 10:18 AM
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Thanks fellas! Soooo helpful! Keep it coming!

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 07-29-2017, 11:05 AM
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The new Asylum tallow soaps from BullGoose are great as to both performance and scent.  They are all worth getting, but I particularly like Royal Fougere and Old Virginia.

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 07-29-2017, 11:24 AM
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Jabonman is now available in a tallow formulation

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 07-29-2017, 11:41 AM
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JabonMan Tallow is exceptional.

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 07-29-2017, 11:51 AM
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^ Interesting, I should try that.


L&L bison soaps are good, so is Wholly Kaw's Donkey Milk formula. Sudsy Soapery is also nice and I am hearing good things about Turtleship as well.

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 07-29-2017, 12:29 PM
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(07-29-2017, 11:41 AM)CHSeifert Wrote: JabonMan Tallow is exceptional.

Yes it is.  There is a long thread on it in the Soaps & Creams section.  I currently have and like the Tobacco, Agarwood and Sandalo.  I have a sample of the Ylang Ylan and will probably add that on my next order. The Fougere is also a lovely scent.

http://shavenook.com/showthread.php?tid=23579

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 07-29-2017, 12:59 PM
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Jabonman Tallow
L&L Grooming
The GroomingDept 
Turtleship
Talbot Shaving
Jabon by Luna

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 08-03-2017, 01:28 PM
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Not mentioned yet - WhollyKaw has updated their tallow soaps with donkey milk and hops extract. It's on my short list as his original tallow formula was very good. The latest one in that line is "King of Oud" which will be available for pre-order tomorrow. Notes:

Quote:Top notes: Bergamot, Lemon, Clary Sage, Rose, Aldehydes and Pink Pepper

Middle notes: Angelica, Rosewood, Galbanum
Base notes: Agarwood or Oud, Sandalwood, Vetiver, Patchouli and Amber

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 08-03-2017, 02:06 PM
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L and l grooming.

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 08-03-2017, 03:19 PM
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  • Mel S Meles
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(08-03-2017, 01:28 PM)crazindndude Wrote: Not mentioned yet - WhollyKaw has updated their tallow soaps with donkey milk and hops extract. It's on my short list as his original tallow formula was very good.

Ahem.


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 08-03-2017, 04:00 PM
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(08-03-2017, 03:19 PM)Mel S Meles Wrote:
(08-03-2017, 01:28 PM)crazindndude Wrote: Not mentioned yet - WhollyKaw has updated their tallow soaps with donkey milk and hops extract. It's on my short list as his original tallow formula was very good.

Ahem.


Wow. How did I walk right past that? Fougere Bouquet is also one of my favorites!

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 08-03-2017, 08:55 PM
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Tallow & Steel, L&L Grooming, and Sudsy Soapery soaps allow me to get my best shaves.

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 08-07-2017, 01:58 PM
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L&L
Jabonman Tallow
B&M Reserve

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 09-15-2017, 05:28 PM
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Two from UK. Phoenix & Beau and OSP Obsessive Soap Professional. Tallow. Nice range of scents and outstanding lather.

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 09-15-2017, 05:55 PM
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Wholly Kaw, Barrister and Mann (Reserve line), Tallow & Steel, L&L Grooming

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