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    If you mix a soap and a cream and make a superlather, don't you destroy the integrity or purity of both products at the cost of making a Superlather?

    I lather on my face, if that makes a difference...

    Thanks.....
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    What do you mean "Destroy", if you use a glycerin based soap to load the brush before making lather with your favorite cream you simply infuse the lather with extra glycerin, making a much slicker lather. Just make sure you are using a Glycerin based soap and the result is great.
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    Default Oh.... (blush)

    Thanks...

    So, I think you might generate a lather with a glycerin soap first. Then put a dollop of cream on the on the brush and then generate a lather on the face? Right?
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    ????????

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    Quote Originally Posted by Duggo View Post
    Thanks...

    So, I think you might generate a lather with a glycerin soap first. Then put a dollop of cream on the on the brush and then generate a lather on the face? Right?
    Not realy, watch mantic's youtube video. You simpy rub the wet brush on a puck and get it loaded with the glycerin soap (VDHs' is cheap and works well) then add the cream to the brush and build the great lather on your face.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 1969Fatboy View Post
    ????????
    Why is the pretty lady so confused?
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    You just have to try it.

    The first time I tried this I didn't know there was already a name for it. I posted about how I was able to combine two products that I didn't like separately but worked great together. Then I saw Marks video on Superlather and had a Homer Simpson moment, "Doh!"
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    Sorry for the late reply...

    I saw the video. Well I guess that answered my question...

    But, can you face lather your way to a superlather? or Does it have to be made in a bowl?

    Anyone know?

    Thanks...
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    Yes you can. I am a 100% face latherer. On occasion when I feel like going for super lather, I have a puck of unscented glycerine soap. A few swirls on the wet puck to load the brush, a dime sized dollop of cream on the brush, and swirl away on my face. In addition to a very slickery lather, you will most likely whip up enough lather for 10 passes with enough left over to shave the dog! Just dive in and give 'er a try.

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    Smoke,


    What soap do you use?

    Thanks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SMOKE View Post
    you will most likely whip up enough lather for 10 passes with enough left over to shave the dog!


    *chuckle*, I don't imagine you use a straight for that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Duggo View Post
    If you mix a soap and a cream and make a superlather, don't you destroy the integrity or purity of both products at the cost of making a Superlather?

    I lather on my face, if that makes a difference...

    Thanks.....
    You're on to something. Some combos work better than others, that's for sure. I think it's mostly suggested that you start with a glycerin type soap + shaving cream. Even then, I'm sure there is the possibility of ingredients colliding in a non-satisfactory way..

    -Mason

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    Quote Originally Posted by Duggo View Post
    Smoke,


    What soap do you use?

    Thanks.
    I use a puck of Col Conks unscented. Good soap and only $4 a puck.

    Regards,

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    I'll let the more experienced answer the question..But I'm glad you asked it

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