Harris soap reformulation

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Harris soap reformulation

Post by brothers » Sat Jan 19, 2019 3:26 pm

The new formula DRH soap now lists tallowate as the first ingredient, just as does Salters new formula. Evidently these two soaps now share identical top 9 ingredients.
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Re: Harris soap reformulation

Post by woodsrider » Sat Jan 19, 2019 4:10 pm

I’m curious what the differences are between the prior formulation and the new formulation. The previous formulation has always been a strong performer....have you tried the new version yet, Gary?
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Re: Harris soap reformulation

Post by nav » Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:42 pm

woodsrider wrote:
Sat Jan 19, 2019 4:10 pm
I’m curious what the differences are between the prior formulation and the new formulation. The previous formulation has always been a strong performer....have you tried the new version yet, Gary?
I have two Windsor pucks, one old, one new.
There's no discernable difference between the two, either in performance nor in scent.
Both AWESOME!!

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Re: Harris soap reformulation

Post by nav » Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:44 pm

brothers wrote:
Sat Jan 19, 2019 3:26 pm
The new formula DRH soap now lists tallowate as the first ingredient, just as does Salters new formula. Evidently these two soaps now share identical top 9 ingredients.
Now that's very interesting!

Now if only trumpers would use the same manufacturer for their shaving soaps...that would be heaven!

I'm still to find a soap that can match trumpers rose, violet and coconut scents.
I hated the lime though...bathroom cleaner!

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Re: Harris soap reformulation

Post by brothers » Sun Jan 20, 2019 4:06 pm

I am hoping that the new formula will perform as well as the new Salter's.
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Re: Harris soap reformulation

Post by EL Alamein » Sun Jan 20, 2019 7:56 pm

Let's hope this is a trend in the right direction for all the top tier soaps.

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Re: Harris soap reformulation

Post by kronos9 » Mon Jan 21, 2019 10:01 am

Had me worried for a minute. DRH is one of my favorite soaps, always on my to-buy list. I'm firmly in the tallow camp.
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Re: Harris soap reformulation

Post by slackskin » Mon Jan 21, 2019 9:27 pm

Be still my heart! Blood pressure needs to revert to normal.

I feared that Gary was going to announce that DRH reformulated for the worse, even (shudder the thought) removing tallow. That would be absolutely terrible.

Glad to see I was wrong. Whew!! :D

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Re: Harris soap reformulation

Post by brothers » Tue Jan 22, 2019 6:20 pm

woodsrider wrote:
Sat Jan 19, 2019 4:10 pm
I’m curious what the differences are between the prior formulation and the new formulation. The previous formulation has always been a strong performer....have you tried the new version yet, Gary?
Lynn, I sent you a PM
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Re: Harris soap reformulation

Post by jww » Thu Jan 24, 2019 5:30 pm

So long as the integrity of the performance of the lather is unscathed, they could use egg white for all I care. However - don't mess with my WoolFat -- that concoction has been around for 120 years.

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Re: Harris soap reformulation

Post by LouisIII » Tue Jun 11, 2019 2:09 pm

nav wrote:
Sat Jan 19, 2019 10:44 pm
brothers wrote:
Sat Jan 19, 2019 3:26 pm
The new formula DRH soap now lists tallowate as the first ingredient, just as does Salters new formula. Evidently these two soaps now share identical top 9 ingredients.
Now that's very interesting!

Now if only trumpers would use the same manufacturer for their shaving soaps...that would be heaven!

I'm still to find a soap that can match trumpers rose, violet and coconut scents.
I hated the lime though...bathroom cleaner!
I emailed this to trumpers, fingers crossed somebody there cares about their customers, though I'm not hopeful.
~ Infusing the irreducibly quotidian with sensual pleasure ~

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Re: Harris soap reformulation

Post by chris1978 » Sat Jun 29, 2019 5:39 pm

I found the lists of ingredients of D.R. Harris shaving soap and Cyril R Salter shavingbsoap in old and new. Check it out. ChrisA
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Re: Harris soap reformulation

Post by EL Alamein » Sat Jun 29, 2019 5:54 pm

Looks like Harris got rid of the Almond oil?

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Re: Harris soap reformulation

Post by TRBeck » Sun Jul 07, 2019 8:05 pm

That new Harris formulation listing appears to be for the Arlington (Farnesol is in the fragrance blend for that). The almond still has prunus dulcis.
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