New product - Castle Forbes 1445 shaving cream

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New product - Castle Forbes 1445 shaving cream

Post by brothers » Wed Jan 10, 2018 8:52 pm

Today I have learned that Castle Forbes has released a new fragrance of shaving cream called 1445. There is mention of this new product on at least one UK shaving forum. It is obviously the match for the CF 1445 fragrance that has been offered for some time now. I may be mistaken but at this time it seems to be sold only by a small handful of UK vendors.
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Re: New product - Castle Forbes 1445 shaving cream

Post by brothers » Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:10 am

I will interrupt this lively discussion to say I ordered a sample of this shaving cream.
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Re: New product - Castle Forbes 1445 shaving cream

Post by Gareth » Sat Jan 20, 2018 1:58 pm

Never used Castle Forbes, Gary, but am looking forward to reading your review nonetheless.

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Re: New product - Castle Forbes 1445 shaving cream

Post by brothers » Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:29 pm

I still haven't used my sample (I know the cream is a very good product), it smells ok to me, but my wife tells me it smells very nice. I'm sticking with the Cedarwood/Sandalwood and Lime.
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Re: New product - Castle Forbes 1445 shaving cream

Post by fallingwickets » Sun Mar 04, 2018 10:33 am

Id love to join the castle forbes fan wagon....unfortunately my skin says "Nein!!!"

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Re: New product - Castle Forbes 1445 shaving cream

Post by brothers » Fri Mar 23, 2018 9:37 am

Update - last evening I decided to use the recently acquired vintage Dubl Duck professional boar brush to palm lather the sample of the CF 1445 cream. It made a great lather, but unfortunately (unrelated to the brush of course) the sweet perfumy scent was overwhelming and almost made me gag. It's deceptive. At the beginning, one says "wow, smells nice!", then after use and cleanup, the room stinks, the brush stinks, my hands stink, and it is definitely not my cup of tea. Glad I only bought the sample. This morning it went bye-bye. That just confirms my earlier decision - I'm sticking with the CF Cedarwood/Sandalwood and the Lime.
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Re: New product - Castle Forbes 1445 shaving cream

Post by fallingwickets » Sat Mar 24, 2018 4:47 am

good to know im not missing out on anything special :D Thanks gary!
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