A scent inspired by Acqua Di Parma Colonia in our Canard (Duck Tallow) Base
Scent Notes: Sicilian citrus, Lavender, Rosemary, Verbena, Damask Rose, Vetiver, Sandalwood, Patchouli
A traditional hot process handmade shaving soap formulated especially for wet shaving poured into low profile container to allow for easy brush loading.
(This product requires a shaving brush)
Canard Base: Stearic Acid, Water, Kokum Butter, Potassium Hydroxide, Palm Kernel Oil, Duck Fat, Sodium Hydroxide, Castor Oil, Glycerin, Jojoba Oil & Sodium Lactate
Vegan Base: Stearic Acid, Water, Shea Butter, Potassium Hydroxide, Kokum Butter, Coconut Oil, Glycerine, Castor Oil, Jojoba Oil, Sodium Hydroxide, Fragrance & Sodium Lactate
Shiloh is indeed an accurate dupe of Acqua di Parma's Colonia projected with powerful scent strength that endures the 2-pass head and face shave. For those that don't know, the scent profile is a rich lemon-forward citrus followed by subtle florals and faint barbershop-esque powder before deepening to gentle woodiness by way of herbaceous lavender and clean vetiver. Colonia is romanticized Sicily in a bottle, and Oleo's Shiloh captures it perfectly.
Canard is a duck fat base and is a moderately firm soap. It loads intuitively with a fairly damp---not dripping---knot. This is not a particularly thirsty soap, but it won't break down easily with higher volumes of water either. Face latherers can stop working the lather when a dense and slick low-profile stratum materializes. This is right where Canard shines. You can keep adding water and working it if you like thick gobs of lather, but for me, it just gets in the way and is completely unnecessary. Initial and residual slickness are high-level as is the luxurious post-shave.
I love it!
This is a great soap. The canard base lathers quickly and provides plenty of cushion and glide. The post shave is very nice. My face felt moisturized but not oily. The scent of Shiloh is very nice. The lemon/citrus note is definitely the first thing I smell off the puck, but the rest of scent comes out when lathered.
Awesome scent on the soap, looking forward to using it. Packaged nicely and delivered on time.
I purchased a tub of Shiloh and Rougere with Duck Fat (new twinked formula) and over the next few days I lathered up and each day used a different razor Tartara OC, CG L3 SB and OC (I like aggressive razors) blades Polsilver and Gillette Yellows, this was a very good soap. On one of the shaves I used both the Beef Tallow Pucker and the new Duck Fat. The Beef was just how I remembered it, some what lacking in performance, but this new Duck Fat is an extremely good soap.
Rougere and Shiloh are simi hard croaps were easy to lather (I have hard water). The most important aspect of shaving soaps are their shaving qualities, the Duck Fat provides very good slickness witch translates into excellent cushion, glide and moisturizing, the scent is light and pleasant.