Barbasol Brotherhood

Discussion in 'Shave Creams' started by Bama Samurai, Jul 3, 2016.

  1. Bama Samurai

    Bama Samurai with Laser-like Focus Staff Member

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    This thread is for users and admirers of the iconic shave cream we call Barbasol. An all American favorite, and a staple in my shave inventory.

    I used Barbasol for most of June, and will do so again this month! Pacific Rush is my favorite.
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  2. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    While Rise has been, is, and will always be my #1, I have always been very pleased with Barbasol. It's fun to watch its history, and its new home in Ashland, OH("Made In America series-narrated by John "Cliff Clavin" Ratzenberger). Now there is a PGA tournament named for it!!! We are indeed approaching the 100th birthday for this great shave cream(3 years to go). . I'd love to see some of the newer ones sent to drugstores, etc....to be sold(e.g..."Mountain Scent).

    Proud Member of the Barbasol Brotherhood
     
  3. dustmite

    dustmite Well-Known Member

    I have about a half-can of Original and a full can of Aloe, the only canned stuff I'll use. Nice for a day when I'm short on time.
     
  4. whiteboy_cannon

    whiteboy_cannon Well-Known Member

    Barbasol is the only canned cream that doesn't dry me out. Love the stuff, slick and thick. Currently enjoying Arctic Chill.

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  5. richgem

    richgem suffering from chronic clicker hand cramps

    If you're gonna use a can, Barbasol is the way to go. :)
     
  6. tuxxdk

    tuxxdk International Penguin of Mystery

    Love me some Original Barbasol. If not for the contents, then at least for the iconic design of the can.

    Really enjoy Barbasol whipped with some water. Makes for a very nice lather, especially for the price paid in the US.
     
  7. BamaT

    BamaT Well-Known Member

    Where do you find the different Barbasols? The only ones I see in stores are original and aloe, and maybe menthol IIRC?
     
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  8. gorgo2

    gorgo2 geezerhood

    +1 for Arctic Chill. Good stuff.
     
  9. whiteboy_cannon

    whiteboy_cannon Well-Known Member

    Walmart and drug stores primarily. Or just online. My Walmart has all the variants except for the yellow can
     
  10. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    Is the Aloe for sensitive skin only?
     
  11. Bama Samurai

    Bama Samurai with Laser-like Focus Staff Member

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    Yes. And no.
     
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  12. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    hmm...guess I better stick to the red, to be safe.
     
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  13. dustmite

    dustmite Well-Known Member

    I don't have sensitive skin, and I use the Aloe. I like the scent.
     
  14. Bama Samurai

    Bama Samurai with Laser-like Focus Staff Member

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    Barbasol Independence Day Shave
    4 July 2016

    All-American Lineup

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    1959 Gillette 195 Adjustable - aka "Fatboy"
    Vintage Gillette Platinum Plus
    Barbasol Arctic Chill
    Mennen Skin Bracer

    Happy Independence Day!
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  15. whiteboy_cannon

    whiteboy_cannon Well-Known Member

    I was at a toss up this morning between Barbasol AC and Stirling MITA. The MITA won me over this time
     
  16. ilts

    ilts Well-Known Member

    I use Barbasol at least once a week sometimes more right now I only have the Original and the Pacific Rush. Long Live The Barbasol Brotherhood!!!
     
  17. Jim99

    Jim99 Gold Water Shaver

    Barbasol is the only canned shaving cream I ever use. I stopped using Gillette foamy back in the '80's when they jacked up the price. It was my way is sticking it to the man!
     
  18. FatherofSquirrel

    FatherofSquirrel A right jolly old elf

    Sounds like I need to give barbasol a try.
     
  19. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    Gillette Foamy's ;price used to be the same as that of Barbasol?
     
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  20. Jim99

    Jim99 Gold Water Shaver

    It used to be about 10 to 20 cents more than Barbasol. I was okay with that. When foamy prices were raised and the difference was around 50 cents, I jumped ship.
     

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