22/05/2016

SOTD 22/05/2016

22nd May 2016

Bulldog Face Wash
Wickham's 1912 Citrus Musk
Haryali Silvertip Synthetic (White)
Face Lathered
Ever Ready 1924 (Brass) & GEM Stainless (7)
Single Pass - WTG (Slide)


Hot Rinse & Cold Rinse
Jade East Aftershave (Vintage)
Fragrance of Arabia Black Musk Super Attar (Wrists)
Pinaud Eau de Quinine Hair Tonic

What an absolute pleasure to trial run another scent from Wickham's forthcoming 1912 line of soaps: today, Citrus Musk.

I say "Citrus Musk", Wickham's say "Exotic Citrus", but whatever it will be called it is an evocation of those wonderful manly citrus and musk scents from a previous era. Less Pinaud, more Jade East, more Denim.

Flip the coin from Club Cola, what with its sweetness and near feminine vanilla; flip the coin, this is dark, mysterious, adventurous and manly, the more bitter citrus writhing and twisting as you lather up.

... and what a lather. It's thick, smooth and creamy, it feeds, it protects.

I couldn't get enough and so the vintage Jade East came out for an aftershave splash and a good pat of Pinaud Eau de Quinine for the hair.

Great! Really great!

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