I was made aware of this excellent shaving cream through the Shave Wiki on the Great Southern Land group. I asked a friend from Melbourne to buy it from an Arabic grocery store and send it up to me. At $2.50 AUD for a 65 ml tube this cream is a steal. What struck me most about this cream was the unbelievable smell. I've never used the English original but the scent of the Egyptian version to my nose is outstanding. I can only describe it as lemon crossed with menthol with very clean notes. Usually when I try a new cream I load a new blade but I forgot this time and used a blade that was probably due to be discarded. Even with a relatively dull blade this cream performed like a winner. Copious amounts of lather are produced with a small amount of cream and I received a very close hassle free shave with little effort. The weather in Sydney, Australia has been unbearably hot and humid lately and I have found the cooling properties of this cream to be very beneficial. While it didn't freeze my face off (which was my only disappointment) the cooling effect surpasses Proraso and the fragrance lasts for a long time. I'm not sure how easy it would be to get this cream outside of Egypt but you could ask at your local Arab grocery. For my mind this cream currently sits pride of place in my bathroom cabinet and it is the only thing that gets me going on a 38 degree/100 percent humidity day.