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Recent content by Newmania

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    The Sabbatical is Over - A 7 Soap Review

    Good reviews! I haven’t used select but CRSW Glide is explosive. Fantastic all around performer. Up there with DG and WK which I would also rank best of the best.
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    Besides B&M Seville, what is the best barbershop scent?

    (American) Barbershop scents are typically built on some combination of lavender, patchouli, oakmoss and citrus -- in no particular order.
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    Besides B&M Seville, what is the best barbershop scent?

    +1 to both DG Bandwagon and Jeeves
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    AS that smells like Barbasol?

    Razorock American Barber (has alcohol)
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    Ariana&Evans shaving soaps

    I have a stick of Platinum that I use as my travel soap. Good modern American barbershop scent and very good performance.
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    Your Splash With the Best Post-Shave Feel

    Myrsol Antesol and Barristers Reserve. Both have allantoin, and others with that ingredient (cella splash, WSP) work similarly well for me. Very smooth feel. Antesol is a fraction above BR if I had to choose one.
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    DG vs. WK vs. GD: Is one Better than the others?

    GD slickest. WK best post shave. DG Bandwagon my favorite scent.
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    Rockwell 6s tip?

    Three or four
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    Myrsol Lovers

    Antesol is my favorite. Good scent and it has allantoin. My skin feels smoother after using Antesol than any other aftershave.
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    Does Branding Matter?

    For me, branding can hurt more than help. I seek out brands based mostly on reviews not on branding. But if the branding is silly or confusing or over the top in some way I might take a pass.
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    Best blade for RR Game Changer .84p plate?

    Polsilver has worked well for me
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    What are some of the most powdery barbershops?

    Noble Otter and Jeeves are very similar scents and both very good soaps.
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    Ariana & Evans Questions

    I have a shave stick of Platinum (barbershop scent) and a tub of St. Bart's along with the aftershave and edt. Performance is great and I generally like the scents across their line although I'd say that you're not totally off base saying they're a little hipster. I'd call them modern or...
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    Rockwell, Karve, and NEW LC

    Love the 6s. I sold my Karve and mostly use my 6s and sometimes Game Changer and 37c.