Domenico Caraceni 1913 and XPEC unscented

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Domenico Caraceni 1913 and XPEC unscented

Post by brothers » Fri May 18, 2018 9:07 pm

Two of the better shaving creams I've used. Big tubs, big lathers, big prices. These two were made in Italy several years apart. I think any one among us can name other well known shaving creams that perform this well at lower cost. As someone here remarked recently, if anyone has a favorite scent it would be easy to add the favorite fragrance to the unscented XPEC (including the DC fragrance, Penhaligons, you name it. The list is endless.)
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Re: Domenico Caraceni 1913 and XPEC unscented

Post by brothers » Sun Sep 23, 2018 1:40 pm

With the recent disappearance of XPEC it seems that both of these excellent Italian shaving cream products are no longer available.
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Re: Domenico Caraceni 1913 and XPEC unscented

Post by blantyre » Thu Oct 04, 2018 5:07 pm

I saw this post a few days ago. While I couldn’t definitively confirm that Xpec is no longer it did seem to out of stock at most places. Gifts and Care did however have both scented and unscented in stock so I bought a supply. Maybe worth checking if you are keen to get some of what may be the last of the line. Worse, it may come back reformulated and re priced as an expensive but second rate performer!
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Re: Domenico Caraceni 1913 and XPEC unscented

Post by brothers » Fri Oct 05, 2018 9:36 pm

Latest news from Connaught the XPEC is back in stock as of just a couple of days ago at a good price. See the post in SMF Shopping topic.
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Re: Domenico Caraceni 1913 and XPEC unscented

Post by fallingwickets » Sat Oct 06, 2018 8:23 am

gary, arent you supposed to be on a buying shave cream moratorium? :D :D :D
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Re: Domenico Caraceni 1913 and XPEC unscented

Post by brothers » Sat Oct 06, 2018 11:10 am

Yes Clive, that's true. As a matter of fact I just finished off a huge tub of XPEC unscented a few weeks ago and am planning on selling off a bunch of stuff pretty soon. I'm only passing along this information as a public service!
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