I only use my bowl for one cream, which I like a lot. I bought Proraso's Single Edge Wood and Spice cream a while back. It comes in a bladder type plastic container. So, I emptied it into a pump dispenser thingy. Seemed like a good idea at the time, but hopeless for face lathering. If I ever buy anymore, I'll empty it into a CRS type tub. Might still do that If I can get it out of the dispenser without making too much mess. It's good stuff by the way. I have the balm and cologne that goes with it as well.