I think C.O. Bigelow products are excellent (they repackage Proraso green in their own tube, so how bad can they be), but I found their Bay Rum cologne was nauseating. It smelled a little rummy at first but then dried down to a very non-spicy scent that disappointed me. My favorites are D. R. Harris when I want something short lived, and (believe it or not) Pinaud when I want to smell spicy all day and night.
[SIZE="2"][COLOR="Navy"][SIZE="1"]If you teach a poor young man to shave himself, and keep his razor in order, you may contribute more to the happiness of his life than in giving him a thousand guineas. This sum may be soon spent, the regret only remaining of having foolishly consumed it; but in the other case, he escapes the frequent vexation of waiting for barbers, and of their sometimes dirty fingers, offensive breaths, and dull razors.
[B] - Benjamin Franklin, 1706 - 1790[/SIZE][/COLOR][/B][/SIZE]