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by The Truthinator
Mon Aug 23, 2010 2:40 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD: August 23 thru August 29 2010
Replies: 208
Views: 21025

Monday

Good morning everyone! Merkur HD Kent BK4 Musgo Real SC D.R. Harris Pink Acqua di Parma Really great shave, although my neck took a little beating. But that's because one can really cut close to the skin when using Musgo Real. Don't know why I haven't used it for so long. The smell is fantastic, the...
by The Truthinator
Thu Mar 12, 2009 6:56 am
Forum: General
Topic: Lighting
Replies: 8
Views: 779

Lighting

Hi everyone, I have a question for our experts out there regarding the lighting in the bathroom. The mirror cabinet in my bathroom is blocking some light that the lamp above it is emitting and I was going to buy another lamp that you can a) put in the socket and b) nail onto the wall or clip onto th...
by The Truthinator
Thu Mar 12, 2009 4:53 am
Forum: Skin Care & Hair Care
Topic: Hair Tonic
Replies: 20
Views: 4660

The parcel arrived a few moments ago and you are right about the scent of the Eau de Portugal, Jani, it really smells orangy and spicy. I think I am going to use it tomorrow evening after running and taking a shower. As for the other things, I am really intrigued by Taylor's Lavender SC, it really s...
by The Truthinator
Thu Mar 12, 2009 4:36 am
Forum: Selling & Trading
Topic: WTT: Coate's Almond for Other Coate's Flavours
Replies: 3
Views: 437

Great! I thought this was my chance until I read "...except for limes..." :(
by The Truthinator
Wed Mar 11, 2009 2:17 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD - March 9 thru March 15
Replies: 289
Views: 24266

Wednesday

Bob Dylan - It's Alright Ma (I'm Only Bleeding) Watch it! Slant/Swedes Kent BK4 Coate's Lime Lucky Tiger Tonic Harris Bay Rum AS (used as a cologne) Learned two things today. The Slant is a tad too harsh for me, but it is a great shaver if you have the skin for it. Many gents here have talked about ...
by The Truthinator
Tue Mar 10, 2009 7:56 am
Forum: Skin Care & Hair Care
Topic: Scent of soap disappearing due to hard water?
Replies: 5
Views: 1091

I don't think water hardness would impact the scent of a soap unless it was so bad that you were unable to generate any lather at all, which seems unlikely. A more likely scenario is that your soaps are older and have lost their scent or perhaps your perception of the scent is affected by the fragr...
by The Truthinator
Tue Mar 10, 2009 1:55 am
Forum: SOTD - Shave of the Day
Topic: SOTD - March 9 thru March 15
Replies: 289
Views: 24266

Tuesday

Bob Dylan - Like A Rolling Stone

Merkur HD/German Wilkinson
Kent BK4
Coate's Lime
Lucky Tiger Tonic

Acqua di Parma Colonia
by The Truthinator
Mon Mar 09, 2009 2:45 am
Forum: Skin Care & Hair Care
Topic: Hair Tonic
Replies: 20
Views: 4660

Okay, I have just ordered Harris Eau de Portugal (along with Harris Pink, Taylor's Almond and Lavender SC and Musgo Real SC). And now the tough part... waiting for it...
by The Truthinator
Sun Mar 08, 2009 10:05 am
Forum: Shaving Creams & Hard Soaps
Topic: Lime Fans
Replies: 64
Views: 8421

Alright, alright... I give up. You guys convinced me to give my Coates Lime SC another chance. I put it on the shelf since I am not an overtly big fan of the lime scent in general (strictly speaking of shaving products here). But hey, it's Coates and who knows, maybe I will change my mind about the ...
by The Truthinator
Sat Mar 07, 2009 2:18 pm
Forum: Skin Care & Hair Care
Topic: Hair Tonic
Replies: 20
Views: 4660

Aztecface wrote:Actually with the type of oil these two products have(if you should choose with oil) do not impart much of a shine to the hair. More of a conditioning or setting. If you want shine you should look for a Brilliantine.
No, I don't want shine, so hair tonic with oil is quite alright with me.
by The Truthinator
Sat Mar 07, 2009 3:21 am
Forum: Skin Care & Hair Care
Topic: Hair Tonic
Replies: 20
Views: 4660

One very good hair tonic I can recommend is Truefitt & Hill's "Tonic Lotion Special". It has a lemony scent and it has 1/4 oil. You will have to shake the bottle until the liquid is white and then apply it. One of my absolute favourites is also D.R. Harris's "Eau de Portugal". The scent is orangy w...
by The Truthinator
Fri Mar 06, 2009 10:13 am
Forum: Skin Care & Hair Care
Topic: Hair Tonic
Replies: 20
Views: 4660

I get serious dry skin dandruff in the winter. I've found jojoba oil (which is really a kind of wax) or unrefined coconut oil both help. Relatively cheap and available at Vitamin Shoppe, Whole Foods, Trader's Joes... Thanks. It's really not that serious with me, it's just that I never had this prob...
by The Truthinator
Fri Mar 06, 2009 6:10 am
Forum: Skin Care & Hair Care
Topic: Hair Tonic
Replies: 20
Views: 4660

The addition of oil(different types) in some tonics does help with the conditioning of the hair and scalp. I have noticed especially in this past cold winter that the use of a hair tonic with oil did improve on my scalp condition(dandruff) and I had no problems this winter. Thanks for your reply. I...
by The Truthinator
Fri Mar 06, 2009 5:45 am
Forum: Skin Care & Hair Care
Topic: Hair Tonic
Replies: 20
Views: 4660

Hair Tonic

Could anyone please explain to me what the benefits of using a hair tonic are? Do you use it if you have a dry scalp? Do you use it in the wintertime?

Thanks in advance.
by The Truthinator
Fri Mar 06, 2009 5:11 am
Forum: Skin Care & Hair Care
Topic: Scent of soap disappearing due to hard water?
Replies: 5
Views: 1091

Scent of soap disappearing due to hard water?

Hi folks, we have very hard water in the part of Germany where I live and so far it did not bother me at all. But over the last couple of days I have been using the Yardley lavender soap in the shower and in a matter of seconds the scent of the soap is gone. Now I am not sure if this is due to the h...
by The Truthinator
Fri Mar 06, 2009 4:55 am
Forum: Skin Care & Hair Care
Topic: extremely dry skin and face
Replies: 50
Views: 7440

Can you get a hold of Weleda products in your area? I am currently using their skin cream which comes in a green tube. So far I like it, but it is a bit firm which makes it hard to apply on the face. Anyway, Weleda uses only natural ingredients for their products, which try to stimulate the self-hea...
by The Truthinator
Sat Mar 29, 2008 7:29 am
Forum: The Gentlemen's Parlor
Topic: Jacket For Spring/Summer
Replies: 2
Views: 755

Jacket For Spring/Summer

Hi guys, I desperatley need a new jacket for the spring and summer, but have no clue what kind it is exactly I want. It should not be too long and the fabric not too thick and I like the colours beige, brown, blue or black, nothing fancy. The jacket should be timeless, elegant and simple but not too...
by The Truthinator
Tue Mar 25, 2008 1:12 pm
Forum: Colognes & Aftershaves
Topic: Taylor and Hot Weather Scents Recs.
Replies: 15
Views: 1917

levente wrote:I'm referring to the Colonia.
Me too.
by The Truthinator
Tue Mar 25, 2008 5:25 am
Forum: Colognes & Aftershaves
Topic: Taylor and Hot Weather Scents Recs.
Replies: 15
Views: 1917

I am interested in a citrusy smell so either the Taylor Limes or the CM#6 or both will probably eventually end up on my shelf. I am also on the search for a fresh maybe soapy clean type of smell. Any thoughts on what to look for? Not really sure what vetivers are so maybe those will interest me as ...
by The Truthinator
Fri Mar 21, 2008 1:31 pm
Forum: Skin Care & Hair Care
Topic: Yardley English Lavender Soap
Replies: 83
Views: 14892

The "other" version, as Notthesharpest calls it, which is cheaper and is referred to usually as "American Yardley", looks like this . Note the different packaging and the lower price. These are also good soaps but not the "fancy" stuff. Ren Alright, thanks for confusing me and then clearing up the ...