Proraso Blue shaving cream - very, very nice scent

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Proraso Blue shaving cream - very, very nice scent

Post by crackstar » Tue Dec 11, 2012 7:57 pm

The latest and the most elusive Proraso cream is finally here in Montreal, well - that is as far as I know, I'm the only guy here who has a tube of it!

Ease of lathering: 10/10--A pleasure to work up to lather. So rich and nice.

Longevity of lather: 10/10--Perfect. No problem for multi-passes.

General skincare: 9/10--Very soothing and gentle with a mild menthol sensation.

Scent: 10/10--Awesome. Not strong at all, at least not to my nose!

Price: N/A--I really don't know. It was a gift.

Would I buy again: 10/10--If it ever appears here, for sure!

Well, Proraso has created another treasure which I never thought I would get to try, and here it is. A cream with a beautiful scent which smells like classy cologne from Europe, the typical rich Proraso lather, and the menthol is back also, although not in a potent way - in fact it's not even as strong as the Proraso White bowl soap. I sure hope this great stuff will start selling in our stores.


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Post by brothers » Wed Dec 12, 2012 6:12 am

Jeff, thank you for the review. I think this is the most informative review of this new product to date. Very informative.
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Post by jww » Wed Dec 12, 2012 8:20 am

Thanks Jeff -- sounds like another great product from Proraso.
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Post by crackstar » Thu Dec 13, 2012 7:02 pm

brothers wrote:Jeff, thank you for the review. I think this is the most informative review of this new product to date. Very informative.
Thanks, Gary. :D It is so difficult for me to express myself correctly in English. If you only knew how much I need to think for the words before I say them. :oops:
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Post by brothers » Thu Dec 13, 2012 7:14 pm

Jeff, you express yourself brilliantly. I look forward to reading your posts, especially your reviews.
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Post by Squire » Fri Dec 14, 2012 1:12 pm

Now this is something I'm interested in.
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Post by crackstar » Fri Dec 14, 2012 5:05 pm

brothers wrote:Jeff, you express yourself brilliantly. I look forward to reading your posts, especially your reviews.
Thanks so much, Gary. I have a lot of trouble with my English speech. I think in French or Hebrew, so to speak English is a big effort for me. My accent also is terrible and it refuses to go away. :oops:
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Post by greyhawk » Sat Dec 15, 2012 9:36 pm

crackstar wrote:
brothers wrote:Jeff, you express yourself brilliantly. I look forward to reading your posts, especially your reviews.
Thanks so much, Gary. I have a lot of trouble with my English speech. I think in French or Hebrew, so to speak English is a big effort for me. My accent also is terrible and it refuses to go away. :oops:
Jeff, I'll second what Gary said. Your written communication is excellent. There is no accent when you're typing :P and I'm sure your spoken English is great as well.

Thanks for all of your reviews; they are most interesting and informative.

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Post by crackstar » Sun Dec 16, 2012 6:52 am

greyhawk wrote:
crackstar wrote:
brothers wrote:Jeff, you express yourself brilliantly. I look forward to reading your posts, especially your reviews.
Thanks so much, Gary. I have a lot of trouble with my English speech. I think in French or Hebrew, so to speak English is a big effort for me. My accent also is terrible and it refuses to go away. :oops:
Jeff, I'll second what Gary said. Your written communication is excellent. There is no accent when you're typing :P and I'm sure your spoken English is great as well.

Thanks for all of your reviews; they are most interesting and informative.
That's very nice from you - I appreciate it. My English has improved a little, but it is still not fluent. My brother-in-law sometimes helps me to write these reviews.
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Post by Tye » Sun Dec 16, 2012 9:47 am

Awesome review, Jeff. I should have got this when it first came out. You're reviews are great. Easy to read and concise. Keep up the good work.

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Post by crackstar » Sun Dec 16, 2012 10:15 am

Thanks so much, Tye. I should also mention that I am also very active on 2 European wetshaving forums which are Gut Rasiert which is a German group, and a Greek group.
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Post by Nate » Sun Dec 16, 2012 7:34 pm

Does anyone know if they plan on offering this blue version in a tub?

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Post by brothers » Sun Dec 16, 2012 8:43 pm

I don't know, but I hope so. I'm sort of waiting to find out, because I think I might like using it as a soap instead of as a cream.
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Post by crackstar » Wed Dec 19, 2012 5:36 am

I just used it again this morning - what a pleasure! :D
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Post by brothers » Wed Dec 19, 2012 5:53 am

crackstar wrote:That's very nice from you - I appreciate it. My English has improved a little, but it is still not fluent. My brother-in-law sometimes helps me to write these reviews.
Jeff, I've wondered from time to time if there might be "ghost-writer" standing by every once in a while. My compliments to him also. Between the two of you, as I've stated earlier, it's a job well done! :lol:
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Post by changabang » Wed Dec 19, 2012 9:02 am

crackstar wrote:
brothers wrote:Jeff, you express yourself brilliantly. I look forward to reading your posts, especially your reviews.
Thanks so much, Gary. I have a lot of trouble with my English speech. I think in French or Hebrew, so to speak English is a big effort for me. My accent also is terrible and it refuses to go away. :oops:
You do well, Jeff. What Squire is to blade reviews you are to soap and cream reviews. You're both fine assets for SMF.
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Post by crackstar » Wed Dec 19, 2012 3:56 pm

brothers wrote:
crackstar wrote:That's very nice from you - I appreciate it. My English has improved a little, but it is still not fluent. My brother-in-law sometimes helps me to write these reviews.
Jeff, I've wondered from time to time if there might be "ghost-writer" standing by every once in a while. My compliments to him also. Between the two of you, as I've stated earlier, it's a job well done! :lol:
Thanks Gary. Without him my reviews would be awful. I spent a half hour just before trying to speak English to a telephone solicitor's manager because I was trying to tell him to remove my name from a call center's list. :lol:
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Post by crackstar » Wed Dec 19, 2012 3:57 pm

changabang wrote:
crackstar wrote:
brothers wrote:Jeff, you express yourself brilliantly. I look forward to reading your posts, especially your reviews.
Thanks so much, Gary. I have a lot of trouble with my English speech. I think in French or Hebrew, so to speak English is a big effort for me. My accent also is terrible and it refuses to go away. :oops:
You do well, Jeff. What Squire is to blade reviews you are to soap and cream reviews. You're both fine assets for SMF.
Thanks my friend. It is so difficult for me sometimes. :oops: :?
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Post by Squire » Sat Dec 22, 2012 7:36 pm

You say it well enough Jeff but what's more important you have something worth saying.
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Post by crackstar » Sun Dec 23, 2012 6:11 am

Squire wrote:You say it well enough Jeff but what's more important you have something worth saying.
Thanks. You are a real gentleman. :)
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