Noxzema - it's been too long, my friend

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Re: Noxzema - it's been too long, my friend

Post by rsp1202 » Fri Jul 11, 2014 4:56 pm

I just got through with a late shave using the original as a brushless cream and aftershave, and my lips are still tingling. It feels like there's a ton of cream leftover on my face even after a thorough rinse. I'm still cleaning clumps of it off the bathroom counter and mirror; there was cream flying every which way. But it produced lots of slick, flat lather for a quick, no-nonsense shave.

I like the all-in-one concept here, and there's no denying this will soothe the fires of hell, but in no way can this be non-comedogenic, and I'll have to wait and see how things progress during the evening before I even consider using it on-face again. But, man! what a ride.
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Re: Noxzema - it's been too long, my friend

Post by brothers » Fri Jul 11, 2014 9:57 pm

It does have its own personality, for sure.
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Re: Noxzema - it's been too long, my friend

Post by brothers » Sat Jul 12, 2014 9:18 pm

It's all gone now. I might replace it in the future, but for now I still have tons of others at hand that are worthy of daily use.
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Re: Noxzema - it's been too long, my friend

Post by brothers » Sat Aug 30, 2014 4:43 pm

Just for the record, this tub yielded 36 great shaves.
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Re: Noxzema - it's been too long, my friend

Post by brothers » Mon Jan 02, 2017 12:56 pm

This morning I decided to skip my normal soap that requires a brush to apply. Used the Noxzema Classic Clean original deep cleansing cream with a specific objective in mind: if I use a great razor do I also need to use an old-fashioned traditional classic soap and brush in order to make the razor work to its full advantage? Definitely not necessary. Noxzema is slick slick slick and all it needs to be refreshed is a quick splash of water. The razor (The General SE from Colonial Razor) does what it does. The shave is a product of a competent razor/blade and a competent slick cream. Soap/brush works but so does Noxzema brushless. Not a problem.
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Re: Noxzema - it's been too long, my friend

Post by CMur12 » Mon Jan 02, 2017 2:07 pm

I never remember this when I'm at the store, Gary. Some day I'm going to have to pick up some Noxzema and give it a try.

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Re: Noxzema - it's been too long, my friend

Post by Tucker » Mon Jan 02, 2017 2:45 pm

Gary, it looks like the pic links in this thread are no longer working. Just so I understand, are you using Cleansing Cream as Shaving Cream?

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Re: Noxzema - it's been too long, my friend

Post by brothers » Mon Jan 02, 2017 7:57 pm

Tucker wrote:Gary, it looks like the pic links in this thread are no longer working. Just so I understand, are you using Cleansing Cream as Shaving Cream?
Yes, that's correct. Here's the photo of the Noxzema:

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Re: Noxzema - it's been too long, my friend

Post by Tucker » Tue Jan 03, 2017 10:59 am

Interesting, I'll have to try that. Thanks for clarifying!

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