Discussion in 'Shave Soaps' started by feeltheburn, Sep 23, 2015.

  1. feeltheburn

    feeltheburn Well-Known Member

    I'm coming down to the end of my Speick stick and was considering what to dive into next. Looking in the box of soap, I see a puck of L'Occitane Cade that's been there a while and I've never used it before. I've done Tabactober before, and OCtober. Thinking this year I'll change it up and go with L'Occitober. :)
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  2. Omelmad

    Omelmad My printer email address is..........

    ohh... that is interesting. I have the Cade soap too, but I would get very bored very fast hahaha
  3. feeltheburn

    feeltheburn Well-Known Member

    I hear you. I find I get better shaves when I stick with a product, learn it, and get it really dialed in though. I always reserve the right to put something away if it's not working for me after a few days and that's when I switch to something else.
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    SHAVEWIZARD420 Well-Known Member

    I am jealous of people that can stick to one soap for a long period of time. I just cant seem to do that, even thou I like the idea, and it is a great way to dial the soap/water ratio and really find out if it is a good product or not. Because sometimes it isn't the soap that causes the bad shave, rather the blade or technique that could be the problem, so this is a great way to figure it out.
  5. HolyRollah

    HolyRollah BaconLord Staff Member

    I'm already a week or more into L'Occitober—and its not even October yet.... :p
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  6. feeltheburn

    feeltheburn Well-Known Member

    I guess I'm a little behind. Oh well, nothing new there :)
  7. Omelmad

    Omelmad My printer email address is..........

    I always use one razor a long period. But I rotate software often. When I find the perfect blade I'm gonna buy 200blades and just use that one blade.

    I have some candidates now.
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  8. theFAT98

    theFAT98 Well-Known Member

    Unfortunately if i used one soap at a time it would take me 100 years to go through all mine.

    But great idea.
  9. markjnewcomb

    markjnewcomb Well-Known Member

    L'occitane is in my rotation. I rank it very high.

    I surprises me the number of people who have a L'Occitane brush, but never have tried the soap.
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  10. feeltheburn

    feeltheburn Well-Known Member

    That's good to hear. I'm not sure why it's taken me so long to get around to it other than I had stuff I felt like using up first. It's a pretty reasonably priced puck so I'm hoping I like it.
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  11. TitanTTB

    TitanTTB Well-Known Member

    I just started my second puck of Cade, been using it all week.
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  12. Tdmsu

    Tdmsu Well-Known Member

    That's a cool idea. I think this year I will do Tabactober for the first time.
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  13. Spud

    Spud Well-Known Member

    I like L'Occtaine. Nice juniper scent, not too strong. Good lather.
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  14. Hodge

    Hodge Well-Known Member

    This sounds like a great idea. It will be L'OCcitober for me:
    Open comb razors (Bostonian, Sheraton and a Kabrand)
    L'Occitone products (Cade soap, Cade rich shaving cream, Cade AS balm and Eau de baux Edt)
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  15. GSlim66

    GSlim66 Well-Known Member

    I've never tried the hard soap only the cream sample which is great. I need to find me some Cade hard soap.
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  16. DLreno

    DLreno Well-Known Member

    Cade is one of my top performing hard soaps and has earned a constant position in my 4 soap rotation for years now.
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  17. GSlim66

    GSlim66 Well-Known Member

    Is it similar to their balm which is terrific
  18. Shaver X

    Shaver X Well-Known Member

    L'Occitane Cade is an excellent shaving soap. I think it is a splendid choice for October - a treat that does the trick!
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  19. oscar11

    oscar11 Well-Known Member

    I agree.
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  20. feeltheburn

    feeltheburn Well-Known Member

    My Speick stick got a little too small to hold onto any more today. So I'm going to start L'Occitober a day early tomorrow :).

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