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Fitjar soaps and creams available again

Discussion in 'General Shaving' started by halvor, Oct 4, 2016.

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  1. Pablo509

    Pablo509 Regular Member

    Location:
    Los Angeles, CA
    Just picked up the cream, gel and moisturizer in the Fjellheim scent.

    Thought about adding a sample of Havn or Slåtterøy but I figured I had spent enough.
     
  2. Used the Slåtterøy Sunday - you could be sorry not adding the cream
     
  3. Blackmass

    Blackmass Veteran

    Location:
    Staffordshire
    A sample of of the Slåtterøy aftershave balm came with my Havn cream.

    I really didn't like the scent at all. On the Executive Shaving website, they class it as a 'Bay Rum' scent.
    I've never tried anything Bay Rum based so I can't confirm this.
     
  4. Steve Bowles

    Steve Bowles Senior Member

    Location:
    Lovely Dorset
    The scent of cloves is quite pronounced. I think that's where they're getting the Bay Rum reference. I was looking at my three Fitjar pots with their Norwegian labels, and the thought struck me, "How cool would it be for someone in Wales to take up soap making and start producing labels in Welsh!" I'd love to see the look on my American friend's faces when trying to pronounce Welsh.
     
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  5. Pablo509

    Pablo509 Regular Member

    Location:
    Los Angeles, CA
    So can some one describe Havn?
     
  6. Steve Bowles

    Steve Bowles Senior Member

    Location:
    Lovely Dorset
    I have it, and have used it. To be honest the scents are secondary to me, and therefore I can only describe it as "unique". I know that doesn't help, but the soap and cream are without parallel. The Havn's scent is not something I would rate as spectacular, masculine, invigorating, calming, ad infinitum. But if you want a great soap, then all of the products seem to hit the mark. I will describe the scent as not unpleasant, and leave it at that.
     
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  7. dowsing

    dowsing Über Member

    Location:
    Kent
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  8. YomD

    YomD Senior Member

    Location:
    France
    This brush comes from Simpson, Mark announced it on Facebook
     
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  9. Rohleder

    Rohleder Über Member

    Location:
    West Sussex, UK
    About to order some Fjellheim (taking advantage of that free shipping offer!)... Question is: Soap or cream?
     
  10. Nishy

    Nishy Guru Staff Member

    I have the soap, very nice, make sure you load a little heavier. Scent is fabulous if you like pine this is one of the best blend IMO. Not tried the cream.
     
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  11. halvor

    halvor Royal Member

    Location:
    Norway
    I have the cream and find it absolutely great, @Rohleder. I load straight from the tub, which should say something about the consistency. It's not sticky at all and relatively firm. I'd say go with cream.
     
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  12. Steve Bowles

    Steve Bowles Senior Member

    Location:
    Lovely Dorset
    It actually looks like cream, though I wouldn't make a Devon Cream Tea from it.
     
  13. chris.hale

    chris.hale Senior Member

    Location:
    Cumbria, England
    Do you usually prefer soap or cream?

    I have the Fjellheim soap, it's my favourite. I can't say anything bad about it, its top stuff. :okay:
     
  14. +1
     
  15. dinder1

    dinder1 Über Member

    Just ordered two soaps and the synthetic brush, came out to $81 US shipped. Excited to try this brand.

    Has anyone else ordered the brush? I'm really hoping it comes with the travel tube pictured on their site, as I do intend to use it as my travel brush.
     
    Last edited: Jan 14, 2017