Some may know that I am not particularly fond of shaving sticks, but today I tried one again, and must say that the results surprised me.
I recently purchased an Arko Shaving Stick out of curiosity, as I had seen it often mentioned on this board, and have seen people equate its performance with the mighty Tabac soap.
I got curious, and decided to give a shaving stick one more chance. So today, I tried it, and must say that the results were quite good. It gave me such a thick lather. Great.
I think my previous issue has always been that I used to own a boar bristle brush. When I would try to whip up lather using a shave stick with that brush, it would never work. The bristles were hard, did not hold much water, and just scraped accross my face. However, my new silver tip brushes seem to work magic here, and manage to actually pick up the soap. I was definately pleased. Who knows, I may not mill this one.