The Earl Grey is what prompted me to make a purchase from savor in the first place. I suppose I should have read the description, since it’s not really an Earl Grey scented soap; it’s Bergamot with a dash of lemon, without an attempt to replicate the tea portion of an actual Earl Grey tea. That having been said, it’s still nice and citrus-y.
But it’s fairly weak at that; I’d say barely perceptible when lathered up and applied to the face.
Much like my previous experience with savor, the lather is typical of a decent melt-and-pour with a few tweaks made. Does the trick good enough, as long as you can get the water balance right (to get enough glide while maintaining viscosity). Nothing to write home about, but it’ll do the trick.
- 8/10 Scent Pleasantness
- 6/10 Scent Strength
- 7/10 Lather Quality
Overall, a 6/10. Not terrible, but kinda plain.
- Brush: The Colonel
- Razor: Edwin Jagger DE81BL (Red)
- Blade: Crown Super Stainless
- Scuttle: Robert’s Feats of Clay #4
Once again, the ingredient listing on the website and on the label differed, but this time I went to the trouble of e-mailing the proprietor to clarify which is which, and apparently the listing on the website was correct:
Ingredients: coconut oil x palm oil x castor oil x safflower oil x glycerin x purified water x sodium hydroxide x sorbitol x sorbitan oleate x soybean protein x wheat protein x fragrance x Shea butter