Amazing, unforgettable scented soap or cream ~your favorite?

What is your opinion on fine shaving creams and hard soaps? Do you like Trumpers, Coates, Taylors, Truefitt & Hill? Post your reviews and opinions here!
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Amazing, unforgettable scented soap or cream ~your favorite?

Post by BiffBuff » Tue May 26, 2015 7:47 pm

I have loved the scents of many many soaps and creams I've used, but I think the most distinctive and surprising (each time I use it) is the I Coloniali mango soap. The clay bowl is nice, but the smell is incredible!

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Wonderful lather too.
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Post by Squire » Wed May 27, 2015 3:05 am

My favorite, were I to choose just the one, is currently Floris Edwardian Bouquet (pre-reformulation).
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Post by brothers » Wed May 27, 2015 5:38 am

Castle Forbes Cedarwood Sandalwood shaving cream would be my personal choice
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Post by pausted » Wed May 27, 2015 7:10 am

T&H Almond is my current favorite.
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Post by Thalay Sagar » Wed May 27, 2015 10:05 am

T&H Rose, although the old Trumper's Violet was exquisite.
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Post by CMur12 » Wed May 27, 2015 3:15 pm

For me, citrus EO scents are intoxicating, and you only find these in artisan soaps. The downside of citrus EO is that it is very volatile and short-lived once the product is unsealed.

Fragrances, unfortunately, burn my olfactory.

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Post by Squire » Wed May 27, 2015 3:35 pm

Burn my wallet, they do.
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Post by fallingwickets » Thu May 28, 2015 12:14 am

I dont use it, but original xxx razorrock gets my vote
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Post by TheMonk » Thu May 28, 2015 2:39 am

Not easy, at all, but I'd narrow it down to six:

- Wickham's Club Cola
- Musgo Real
- Barrister & Mann Fougère Aromatique
- Barrister & Mann Black Label Beaudelaire
- Jabonman Sandaldo
- Pen's English Fern (tallow)
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Re: Amazing, unforgettable scented soap or cream ~your favor

Post by Ouchmychin » Thu May 28, 2015 9:15 am

Coates Rose cream for me. I also liked QED Rose/Geranium.
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Post by fallingwickets » Sat May 30, 2015 4:06 am

7 thumbs up on the coates rose too.....thanks for the reminder pete :D
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Post by Ouchmychin » Sat May 30, 2015 9:17 am

Good to find someone else that appreciates Rose, FW.
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Post by jww » Sat May 30, 2015 6:34 pm

MWF.
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Post by Squire » Sat May 30, 2015 7:56 pm

Coming from you Wendell that acronym speaks volumes.
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Post by jww » Mon Jun 01, 2015 8:15 am

Squire wrote:Coming from you Wendell that acronym speaks volumes.
As you know, I try to be consistent in my messaging. :wink:
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Re: Amazing, unforgettable scented soap or cream ~your favor

Post by StGeorge » Sun Oct 25, 2015 3:12 pm

Castle Forbes Lime - in your face, kick up the backside, body slamming right hook of a scent, I love it, unfortunately it dried my skin something terrible. Now I've overcome that issue I may have to get some more, there's nothing else like it.
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Post by Squire » Sun Oct 25, 2015 5:52 pm

It's a moreso lime, that's for sure.
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Post by TRBeck » Sun Oct 25, 2015 5:56 pm

Charles Tyrwhitt Lemon and Cedar cream...should have bought a dozen tubs and still would if they were available

There are other contenders, but most don't come close. Creighton-made, utterly unforgettable scent.
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Post by Big Swifty » Mon Oct 26, 2015 3:44 pm

Hard to pin down a favorite but here are some I love:
Pen's English fern soap
Stirling barbershop & Ben Franklin soaps
Harris' almond & lavender soaps
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Re: Amazing, unforgettable scented soap or cream ~your favor

Post by LostInCincy » Sat Jan 02, 2016 12:15 am

Neither one is made any more!

1. Trumpers Violet shaving cream, old scent
2. D.R. Harris Almond shaving cream, old formulation

Of the current creams on the market, maybe I'd have to say The Body Shop, Maca Root shave cream.
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