Proraso Green Review:

Today I decided to try Proraso's menthol shave cream (green formula):


The first hing I noticed was the scent which is a mild medicine type of scent. It can be tolerated if the performance was really good, but unfortunately it's not good. I had to use double the amount of product needed to get a cream consistency type of lather here was the first attempt before I added more cream:


It was more foam than cream so added a little more cream and worked it till I got this:


Once I added the extra cream, the lather performed better. and it also had more staying power. The following photo was taken after a 4 pass shave with a Merkur 37C slantbar DE safety razor:


I won't be buying the green formula shaving cream but I will buy the small jar of the pre & post shave cream that you see in the photo. This cream does leave a small amount of white residue on your razor and equipment:


The post shave quality wasn't bad, but it wasn't that good either. The Menthol's cooling effect was decent. I've gotten a much better cooling affect from a can of shave foam. The Proraso green forumla shave cream would be best if mixed with another cream.






Proraso Green & The Shield:

Man oh man that shave was excellent. After a nice, hot and relaxing shower, I went with a modern day classic, Proraso Green  which has an i...