Cella - Something Special

Discussion in 'Shave Soaps' started by Redrock, Jul 27, 2018.

  1. Vlasta

    Vlasta Well-Known Member

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    Cella is a superb soap at a budget price - hard to beat.
     
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  2. brit

    brit Well-Known Member

    i dont use cella or the rr p160 very often as they don t pair with any scents i use.i am on that kick lately...nice scent though and they lather well...
     
  3. macaronus

    macaronus Sir Nice-a-Lot Staff Member

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    Another soap which lathers, shaves and smells like Cella but which is vegetable: La Saponeria Artigiana Mandorla: sapona da barba vegetale alla mandorla. Excellent soap. I had a sample of 250 grams (about 8.8 oz or 0.55 lb) and put it in a glass jar. I used it over time until about half way. And then the glass jar fell... :angry017:

    It is also available in portions of 1 kg (35 oz / 2.2 lb). :D
     
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  4. dmshaver

    dmshaver Well-Known Member

    I've been using Cella a couple of weeks now. Outstanding soap! As I pair down my rotation of soaps, Cella will remain, no doubt. Haven't tried the AS, will have to get some.
     
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  5. Linuxguile

    Linuxguile dating an unusual aristocrat

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    What is this pairing down you speak of.

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  6. dmshaver

    dmshaver Well-Known Member

    Yes, I know, sounds like a foreign language doesn’t it? I’ve been trying many soaps, some I won’t be keeping. Cella I will always keep. No, I’m not scaling back to two or three soaps though. So don’t worry, I’m not that sick! LOL!
     
  7. Gobucks

    Gobucks Member

    I love the almond sent. And great price. I only tried 2 Italian brands proraso and Cella love them both.
     
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  8. KUSTOM

    KUSTOM Well-Known Member

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    Cella works great- top 5 performer even. But the scent is pretty blah. I also think my tub is starting to break down after a year and a half-ish? It seems "not so fresh" anymore. Anyone else have this issue?
     
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  9. dmshaver

    dmshaver Well-Known Member

    I don't have that problem with the scent, my tub is only 6 months old. I also have a chunk a member cut from his kilo, I'm getting ready to try that out in a tub. I hear that is a better performer than the Cella in the tub.
     
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  10. Ijustmissedthe50s

    Ijustmissedthe50s The Warnee

    Though I had read through this thread before, I just had an idea the other day that brought me back here. I, too, just love the extra "something" there is about Cella. I have a ton of aftershaves and also could never find just the right pairing. Aha...found a sample I'd forgotten of Stirling's Black Cherry AS. Match made in Heaven and problem solved.
     
  11. Eeyore

    Eeyore Well-Known Member

    There's something in Cella that makes my face itch. Vitos Red, also an almond scented soap, didn't have that issue for me. But I got tired of the almond scent rather quickly.
     
  12. brit

    brit Well-Known Member

    awesome stuff..like the cella scent and its great performance..
     
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  13. oscar11

    oscar11 Well-Known Member

    I agree it's a very good soap but I can't deal with the scent on a regular basis.
     
  14. poppi

    poppi Well-Known Member

    Roger that. It is a really good soap but the scent just gets to me, in a bad way, after a few uses.

    Is there another Italian soap that offers the same performance but a different scent?? Inquiring minds want to know.
     
  15. brit

    brit Well-Known Member

    i like the tfs soaps at italian barber..
     
  16. Eeyore

    Eeyore Well-Known Member

    Yes, I am a fan of the TFS soaps as well! Barbiere di Figaro also have their own line of soft soaps, which are made by TFS as well, and which are very good.
     
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  17. CrustyCat

    CrustyCat Well-Known Member

    I always thought it smelled kind of mello, but then again, I'm a former smoker and my sniffer has never fully recovered.

    Kevin
     
  18. brit

    brit Well-Known Member

    i really like the neroli and the crazy sandalwood..i also like the saponificio bignoli creams ,really nice..
     
  19. Tallships

    Tallships Well-Known Member

    I guess I do like it. I'm only working on my third kilo
     
  20. brit

    brit Well-Known Member

    did a one pass touch up shave tonight with the cella ,didn't bother to post but,great slick lather..it is nice stuff,
     

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