Razor: Karve CB on D
Brush: Copper Hat Synthetic
Soap: Van der Lovett Royal Orange

A quick 2 pass shave this morning before I hit the Monday rush.  I grabbed this puck or Van der Lovett Royal Orange today.  I got these pucks of Van der Lovett for a steal from our local Winners store (all 4 scents for $12).  I’m positive they are made by the same folks as Fine Accoutrements soap, to me the base is identical, a hard, triple-milled, tallow based soap.

The soap loads very easily into a nice dense lather.  Scent strength on this particular one is quite mild, a very subtle sweet orange scent.  It reminds me a bit of Stirling’s orange chill.  Slickness is good.  Residual slickness, average.  Post shave, not great, slightly drying.  I wouldn’t skip a post shave product on this one.  I did get a smooth 2 pass shave with the efficient Karve D plate.

This soap won’t blow you away with performance but it will give you a solid lather was average performance at an outstanding price point.



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