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Since I am the first to review this product, I will try to be as thorough as others have. I received this product, along with the matching shower gel and AS milk, as part of a prize from winning an email contest that Sue ran. It is the first of her products that I have tried, but it will not be the last.

Price: It was free! I got just a refill puck, not in a bowl, but generally I don't buy the bowls. I have some cheap plastic ones that I pick up from the container store.

Quality: It was a great soap. I got a great shave with it. Honestly, I thought it lathered as good as the more expensive soap I own (L'Occitane Cade).

Scent: I am horrible at this. But to me, I was reminded of egg nog. I loved it. It is a nice, warm scent. I was a bit worried, because the word spice brought to mind Old Spice which brought to mind old. But this was a great scent. No sharp scents in it. Just mellow and soothing.

Lather: This does have a steeper learning curve than other soaps I have tried. I honestly couldn't get a good lather worked up in a bowl with my C&E best badger. But, when I switched to just lathering on my face, it literally exploded on my face. Nice thick lather, and more than enough for the 2 passes I normally do.

Efficacy: I thought it worked great on my face. I am not yet experienced enough to distinguish a lot of the subtle differences between products. For me, it either does what it should and gives me a smooth shave without any razor burn, or it doesn't. This one did.

Moisturizing: My face didn't feel at all dried out after using this. Some soaps have done that.

Overall, a very fine product from a company that tries hard to keep their client base happy, from everything I have seen. Like I said, with that scent that reminds me of egg nog, I think I have a good Thanksgiving and Christmas shave coming up, combined with that AS milk!

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The scent did strike me as egg nog/cake mix ~ something food related.

Not one for me. Otherwise the soap was decent.
Price: $6. Let me say that again......$6. Nuff said.

Quality: Just had my first "true" shave with it.....not a sample.....and I have to say in terms of quality it seems like the best of all the soaps I've tried so far. Very well made.

Scent: I didn't really get an "egg nog" scent like some of the other guys. The only way I can describe it is a creamy sandalwood musk. If that makes any sense. Very sexy and manly.

Lather: Oh wow!!! I love this lather!! So smooth. Silky. Soft. Protective. Long lasting. I could go on and on!! Great stuff.

Efficacy: Once I opened this soap I couldn't resist getting a quick shave in. No prep, just water on my face for a moment. Gave me a DFS with just two passes!! No irritation or anything.

Moisturizing: I only knocked it down 1 for this. I rinsed my face off and towel dried. Didn't use any after shave or balm. My face started feeling a little tight after about 10 mins. This just means my next order is going to be the New Spice after shave splash!!

Overall: This is my new favorite soap in my rotation hands down! When you add a great price, great product, and fast shipping there's really nothing else a man can ask for in a shaving product. I can't wait to try the other soaps!!
Price
5.00 star(s)
Scent
5.00 star(s)
Lather
5.00 star(s)
Quality
5.00 star(s)
Efficacy
5.00 star(s)
Moisturizing
4.00 star(s)
Weird...my wife smelled it and said "egg nog" too!

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