09-16-2012, 04:56 PM
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I'm a lavender lover without an SS or SC bearing the fragrance.

Which product packs the loudest scent?

I love Valobra but I've a feeling the scent there will be mild.

I've heard TOBS' is good.

Any recommendations?

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 09-16-2012, 05:28 PM
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Only lavender I've used is Herbs of Bulgaria cream, so I can't really give a comparison, but it has a pretty strong, sweet lavender scent. I'm sure there are stronger, though.

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 09-16-2012, 05:31 PM
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Castle Forbes.

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 09-16-2012, 05:34 PM
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Tabula Rasa Dark Lavender shave cream

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 09-16-2012, 05:39 PM
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(09-16-2012, 05:31 PM)guildx500 Wrote: Castle Forbes.


If you want in-your-face lavender, this is the correct answer.

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 09-16-2012, 05:59 PM
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Agreed with Castle Forbes. I've tried the cream and it is great. I have the old formula DR Harris Lavender and it is stronger. I used Valobra Lavanda soft soap that was an LE soap today, and I was in heaven.

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 09-16-2012, 06:59 PM
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Big fan of the AOS lavender line.

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 09-16-2012, 07:50 PM
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Lavender lover here!

AOS is a good, EO based lavender, nice and strong.

TOBS was burn the nose strong, but kinda artificial

Razorock King Louis is really good. Not the strongest, a little sweet but the line as a whole is great. The AS lotion is my all time fave and the wax is also popular.

Martin de Candre, while not just lavender, is a great, strong scent and one of the best soaps around.

Haven't tried Castle Forbes

Personally I'd stay away from Tabula Rada Dark Lavender. If its a straight lavender you want, it's not that and I did not like the scent. That's my opinion of course, as are the rest of my suggestions Biggrin

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 09-16-2012, 08:27 PM
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Castle Forbes and Art of Shaving lavender have excellent lavender scents and quiet strong.

Also Tabula Rasa Dark Lavender and True Gentlemen lavender cream.

However,my favorite is T&H Lavender which scent reminds me of Acqua Di Parma Lavanda Tonice EDT (no longer made).

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 09-17-2012, 04:37 AM
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Kaveh, try to get some Lavanda cream which is made by the same company as Musgo Real. Gorgeous lavender scent, mixed with something else. Wink

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 09-18-2012, 04:14 AM
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Odd people here mention CF's Lavender. I bought Forbes' Lime SC at Colonial Drug, Cambridge, last year after smelling the 3 SCs in the line: Lime, Lavender & Cedar-Sandal. The latter smelled unpleasant while I found the lavender to be weak.

The Lime's fantastic.

I love AoS' Lavender, EO based & well-scented, but it's too weak.

I don't know what the other creams cited here smell like, but I think I ought to go w/ TOBS or Musgo.

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 09-18-2012, 03:15 PM
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Castle Forbes Lavender is my favorite cream because of the great protection it provides, but the scent has always seemed light to me - it's not an in-your-face lavender. QCS Lavender and Mike's Hungarian Lavender are both stronger - and good products (I prefer QCS).

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 09-18-2012, 04:41 PM
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(09-16-2012, 07:50 PM)CyberJCM Wrote: Martin de Candre, while not just lavender, is a great, strong scent and one of the best soaps around.

I totally agree. Although I have a LARGE number of soaps in my den, MdC has become my everyday guilty pleasure! The lavender is the dominant fragrance in MdC.

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 09-18-2012, 04:46 PM
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Castle Forbes

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 09-18-2012, 04:57 PM
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I'd endorse the scent of TOBS and Musgo Real Lavender creams.

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