Vitos / Susan Darnell professional shaving cream, 500ml tube

Discussion in 'Shaving Creams' started by N_Architect, Sep 6, 2018.

  1. N_Architect

    N_Architect Forum GOD!

    This is available in two variants, Eucalyptus and Tobacco.
    For years this had lanolin in its ingredients. Terrific performer overall.

    Got one today here in Greece, Tobacco scent.
    I notice that it's a veggie cream now.
    Have not tested the performance yet, but it's good to make people aware even though this does not look to be a highly popular shaving cream.

    Connaught @Paul have been stocking it for years and at the moment it appears their stock is w/ tallow and lanolin.

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  2. Paul

    Paul Connaught Shaving Vendor

    My Tobacco stock is now vegetale: Stearic acid, Glycerin, Coconut & Sunflowers oils . Eucalyptus is still tallow & lanolin.
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  3. RandySp

    RandySp ATG Official Member

    Konstantine, this cream is excellent. I have the green one.

    It is important to mention that the Classica cream with eucalyptus is the only one with hydrogenated tallow in its composition and has stellar performance.

    I don't want to say that the tobacco one is bad, but it is not as good as the Green one, which takes a LOT of water and gives strong, velvet lather with great slickness.

    In Greece Dafnis stocks it in good price and Michailidis in Omonoia too, in higher price.

    Edit: didn't see Paul's post before! He has already mentioned the tallow one!
    The tobacco one was always vegetale if I'm not wrong.


    Edit again: I find an old photo of Tobacco that has tallow & lanolin. It is not clear but definitely they changed the formula on this one. The lotto number is different.

    Last edited: Sep 8, 2018
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  4. Yehuda D

    Yehuda D Guru

    Montreal, Canada
    A gigantic tube!
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  5. Eeyore

    Eeyore Forum GOD!

    In general, my experience with Vitos soaps (and their aftershave splashes) has been excellent. I am surprised to learn that the cream has gone veggie ... I wonder what that will mean for the future of the soaps?
  6. AkisT

    AkisT Senior Member

    Athens , Greece
    Vitos is a good affordable Italian cream . Some say it's better than Proraso's single blade formula.
    Too bad they dropped the lanolin thought .
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