Author: Paul Jennings If shaving foam in a can is like ‘squirty cream’ then this stuff is akin to real, organic, Devon clotted cream. It smells so good you probably could eat it on your scone!
Just dab your damp brush into the cream and apply, in a circular motion, to your wet face and it will produce a fantastic, thick, aromatic lather. The blade of your razor will glide over your face leaving it feeling smooth and supple with a subtle smell of sandalwood. I use a Merkur 34C, but using this stuff with any old disposable would enhance a shave.
My only gripe is that you need so little cream on your brush to get a really good lather that I reckon it will take me years to use up the whole tub and I really want to try the other ‘flavours’.
Author: Liz Edwards Smells fantastic on my boyfriend's skin, I might nick it!
Author: Paul Clarke Superb cream.......... couldn't get it to lather very well by taking a fingerful into a separate bowl but hey, lathering on the face is great, keeps the face very hydrated and smells great
Author: Andy Dingle Well I'm converted, I've used foams, gels & oils & a combination. Nothing compares to a badger brush & this product for the best shave ever.
If you want to smell great afterwards then you can't go far wrong with this.
Author: Andy Finn I got this to go with my first razor and waited till i had the hang of the razor to give it a go. I had used a soap bar prior to trying this which lathered better than any foam or gel and figured it would be similar. IT's FAR BETTER...smells great and feels so creamy and lathers very quickly . I only need the ligtest of dips to get a lather which lasts for more than 4 passes and touch ups. The 150 tub i got is going to last an age and maybe thats the truth of value for money. Your face stays hydrated and the razor glides through it. I dont have enough money waste on cheap products anymore. Highly reccomended
Author: Mark Woodcock This shaving cream is excellent. It produces a very rich lather with a great fragrance. The tub will last for months as you only need a very small amount for each shave. A very smooth shave can be achieved with this cream. Highly recommended.
Author: Jamie Quan Great product lathers very easy with a pea sized amount and a wet shaving brush. Leaves you with a clean smooth shave and smelling great all day.
Author: Christopher Dixon I Bought 3 of these with 3 for 2 offer. Ive use prorasso and Windsor before & liked both. So sitting in the bath i try brush in Mr Taylors finest. Gods teeth man, i open my eyes to see my whole face covered in thick creamy foam. Never seen anything like it, two eyes staring out of shaving foam head looking at me. Needless to say i am truly converted to the rich thick foam of Mr Taylors.
Author: Paul G My first foray into the 'real' shaving creams market and I must say I'm impressed! Although I cannot compare it to similar 'real' shaving creams it runs rings around the brightly coloured 'gels' and 'foams' that I used to use (even the King of Shaves stuff which is actually pretty good!). Lathers up easily on the face and only requires a dice-sized amount for a full shave. The only downside is that the smell is a bit too "mature" for me (22yo), so next time I'll be trying a different scent.
Author: Aleksis Gailans This is a great cream. I am now officially hooked on the Taylor of Old Bond Street range!
It has a lovely traditional scent - which lasts all day. It gives a great lather (although I find it needs a bit more moisture to get it going compared to Old Eton) and allows for a very close shave.
If you are looking for a traditionally scented shaving cream, this really is the cream for you.
Author: Hans-Joachim Lehner Great lather like used from Taylor creams. Also the smell is good “Sandalwood”…. The only drawback: The smell is coming from “perfume” only… not from the essential oil of the sandalwood tree… so you can not expect the benefits of the essential oil (aroma therapy)… this is a little bit disappointing because of the statement “herbal aromatics”… but like mentioned for the shaving procedure itself this has no impact.
Author: musharaf hussain (firstname.lastname@example.org)
lovely smell!! after using this the almond shaving cream, I thought I'd try the Sandalwood range.. Cream lathers rather nicely, you dont even need that much from the bowl just couple of dabs with a shaving brush then lather up and you get a nice genorous amount out of it. price may seem steep but it pays for itself in no time. inface i'd say its way more cheaper then the gillete foam.
Highly recommended, you guys wont regret it:)
Author: Ash T Bought this back in march for my dads birthday - gotta admit I've used it just as much as he has.
Only just now starting to run out after 4 months of us both using it every day - pretty good value I'd say, especially compared to the cans of colourful gel I used to buy.
The scent from this is spot on but I'm looking forward to now trying the others!
Author: Nicholas Lambert I am now a huge fan of Taylor of Old Bond Street thanks to this wonderful cream! The amount of lather you can create by just swirling the brush around in the pot then lathering in your bowl is crazy! The smell is really nice as well, imagine a barber's shop back in the early 20th century and this is what I can only imagine it being like! Brilliant price and will buy more!
Author: Angelo Maiorano Extraordinary cream is easy to assemble with a pleasant fragrance. I believe without doubt that it is one of the leading products of the Taylor of Bond. Rating very good
Author: Paul Ash got this for my birthday the box set the brush n creme the sandalwood smell is heavenly and the creme gives an excellent shave leaving your skin smooth but with this refreshing yet manly fragrance the brush took a little getting used to as was a real hair brush and felt quite tickly/ prickly upon my skin but now calmed down and use this with my creme well worth a buy even if you just buy the creme or the box set its worth the money and great value
Author: David Kirk Like Hans-Joachim, a little dissapointed the smell is not derived from the essential oil. However, that said it does make a fantastic lather, and razors just glide through it, even a mach 3 blade that's had about 3 shaves too many. . .
Far nicer than the gel in a can, and look how small the tub is compared to a can, plus you can re-use the tub. Try re-using one of the squirty cans. . .
Author: Doug Makes a really rich, thick, creamy lather and smells wonderful. Moved onto this from some cheapo Pecksniff's soap and the difference in quality between the two is astounding. Even got some compliments on how I smelled after shaving with this. A great cream.
Author: vincent A very good cream, it's easy to lather and you don't need a lot a cream. it protects your skin from the razor and the smell is very good
Author: Stephen J Baker Creamy. Lathers very easily. Before trying the TOBS Sandalwood, I used a cheap shaving soap bought at the supermarket. Mistake!
By contrast, this shaving cream whips up so quickly in an aromatic flurry of bubbles and cream. It feels great to apply with a badger and it smells amazing. I love stepping out of the bathroom and demanding "smell me" I can't wait to try some others in the range. (the only problem is which one shall I try next!).
Author: Andrew Robson Great product, lathers very easily and allows a very smooth shave. Having just bought my first cut throat razor I have just used this item this morning for my first "real shave" and it was great, managed to complete my first shave without cutting myself! As others have said it smells great and feels great on your face.
Author: Mark C A must for anyone. The cream produces an excellent lather that results in a smooth shave. I am now on my third pot.
Author: Adam Lewis This stuff is amazing! I can get a top lather even in this hard water area! Pop a bit in small bowl and it whips up a treat! Great smell too!
Author: Craig I've only recently converted to shaving with a double edge razor, and this was the first 'proper' shaving cream I tried. I opted for this based on the reviews both here and on other sites, and I'm very pleased with the product.
I've heard many people saying that it can take some time for your skin to become used to DE shaving, but I found the transition to be no problem at all. I think this is due, in the main, to the TOBS shaving cream. It gives a really good lather with only a small amount of cream, and provides a very comfortable shave. The smell is also nice and makes a nice change to the supermarket gunk! Highly recommended.
Author: Dean R It's will last you a very long time! It smells good, lathers up immensely, buy it
Author: Martin Petersen Great product lathers very easy with a pea sized amount and a wet shaving brush.
The scent can be picked up after the shave, and is very pleasant and light.
Like any tobs cream it wil produce the thickest and richest lather available out there.
Try it out, you will be pleasantly surprised.
Author: Mr Dwayne There is a reason why this is so popular on this site.
A M A Z I N G
This is my first stab at wet shaving with some proper cream and boy oh boy is this stuff GOOD!
The smell of it is simply bliss. When I opened it for the first day I could not walk past my shaving shelf without going back for another whiff! I will be trying some of the other scents this brand has to offer 100%
As for the quality of the lather itself. Brilliant!
Author: Disco Dave This is my first attempt at shaving in a more traditional way. My previous experience is what you'd expect from someone who has grown up watching Gillette commercials and being bombarded with marketing saying "Our product is the best ever shave!".
Well now I've dipped my toes into shaving with a DE razor and seemed to enjoy the experience, I've decided to expand my inventory away from Shaving foam and gel in a can. Firstly i tried products from Lush and BodyShop and then decided to buy this product.
I got to admit even though this is my first "real" shaving cream and I have no experience of other premium brands, this product definitely works very well.
Firstly the packaging is very basic but it does the job. Upon opening, the glorious smell of the product nearly filled the room. My only critique of the smell is that it has a certain "old age" quality, I would have preferred if there is another sandalwood smell from the range that is more modern.
The consistency resembles clotted cream and easily lathers up.
The shave experience is like non-other can cream. The razor just glides over the skin, feels like I'm not even shaving. So comfortable.
After the shave the smell of the product is very subtle and the old age smell does give a luxurious spice that doesn't smell too out of modernity.
I am very happy with this product. I am happy with my new found shaving experience. I am happy with the service also.
Excellent! Can't wait to try other fragrences.
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