The 'Just Three' Challenge

Discussion in 'Preshave and Aftershave' started by timabababaluka, Jan 20, 2020.

  1. timabababaluka

    timabababaluka No exceptions. Except.....

    Hoping to draw on the vast amount of experience found here. Until maybe half a year ago I never used aftershave splashes. After trying Clubman Original and Aqua Velva Ice Blue, I'm converted. Trouble is, I want to keep the den small, but versatile.

    What three AS would you choose if you had to choose only three? Here are some further considerations:
    • Versatility--I'd like to get three that cover a wide spectrum of scent profiles. No matter the soap, one of these is bound to pair well with it
    • Price--looking for splashes that are priced similarly to Clubman or AV
    • Performance--I'd like the splashes to perform at least as well as Clubman or AV
    • I also prefer alcohol splashes
    That seems like a tall order to me. Anyone got any suggestions?
     
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  2. brit

    brit in a box

    any of razorock splashes.
    other clubman scents.the modern "booze" series in good ,i like the whiskey woods ..
    fine splashes are excellent..but more pricey..
     
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  3. timabababaluka

    timabababaluka No exceptions. Except.....

    Dang, Gary! That was quick. I hadn't considered RR. Might have to do a bit of research. Thanks :D
     
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  4. brit

    brit in a box

    simple stuff and lots of flavors.the puros is awesome if you like tobacco scents..
     
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  5. MrEE

    MrEE Well-Known Member

    I'd probably say Proraso Green or maybe Red. That's all I used before my uncle introduced me to artisan soaps and splashes.
     
  6. brit

    brit in a box

    i will second that..:)
     
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  7. Leo501

    Leo501 Well-Known Member

    One of my new favorites is Gillette Cool Wave splash, which I believe matches all 3 of your criteria. It has a really clean, light scent and is available for about $5.
     
  8. brit

    brit in a box

    excellent stuff..
     
  9. MrEE

    MrEE Well-Known Member

    @timabababaluka you realize this thread is death to all of use without your discipline don't you? ;) I had better order a second medication cabinet for the shave den for all the AS I am going to buy this week.
     
  10. brit

    brit in a box

    :D
     
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  11. timabababaluka

    timabababaluka No exceptions. Except.....

    Sorry, gentlemen. If anything, I thought I was helping, but now I see the error of my ways ;)
     
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  12. MrEE

    MrEE Well-Known Member

    It's okay. My affliction is not your fault.
     
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  13. Chuck Naill

    Chuck Naill Well-Known Member

    "There is something about an Aqua Velva man".
     
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  14. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    I've used that before. Might pick it up for the late spring/summer.
     
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  15. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    You're helping.,
     
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  16. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    Clubman Original (6 Oz).
    AgadirMen (Face&Body Splash, Cooling A.S.)
    Stoylin Sandpiper
     
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  17. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    Right...and free shipping(your own car does the job!).
     
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  18. johnnyflake

    johnnyflake Well-Known Member

    Old Spice
    Stirling - Gentlemen
    Stirling - Barbershop
     
  19. Paul Turner

    Paul Turner outside the quote(s) now

    I agree with you about Fine's $$$$.
     
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  20. timabababaluka

    timabababaluka No exceptions. Except.....

    You know, I still haven't got around to using Proraso. In my case, I think it's a matter of availability: I'd probably snatch it up if I stumbled across it in a brick-and-mortar store (it would also give me an opportunity to give it a whiff before pulling the trigger on a full bottle.

    It's on my list though ;)
     

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