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J&E Atkinsons - I Coloniali shaving cream with Rhubarb

So, what to say about J&E Atkinsons’ I Coloniali shaving cream with Rhubarb?

I’ll start with the lather. It’s quite nice. Very voluminous, average thirst level, it whips up nicely into a very thick cream with good lubrication. It has excellent stability, and decent enough moisturiuzation properties. All in all, a darn fine shave.

The scent is, not all that shockingly, quite reminiscent of the I Coloniali soap with mango seed oil. It’s mostly a silty clay-like scent, with a little bit of a hint of sweetness. Certainly not exactly like the mango variant, but close enough that I’m having some trouble figuring out exactly what I’d say the difference between the two is. I think perhaps the siltiness of the mango type is a bit deeper. Anyways, it’s not really a scent I found all that enjoyable, although I didn’t find it unpleasant either. There’s a slight kick of menthol, but it’s a subtle amount.

Strength-wise, it kept pretty steady at a medium level, with little in the way of fading.

  • 6/10 Scent Pleasantness
  • 8/10 Scent Strength
  • 9/10 Quality of lather

Overall, I’ll say 7/10. Your mileage may vary, but the scent wasn’t doing much to improve the experience of the shave for me.

Gear used:

Ingredients: Aqua (Water), Glycerin, Palmitic Acid, Stearic Acid, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Potassium Hydroxide, Myristic Acid, Elaeis Guineensis (Palm) Oil, Parfum (Fragrance), Peg-40 Sorbitan Lanolate, Sodium Silicate, Sodium Hydroxide, Boric Acid, Menthol, Benzyl Salicylate, Propylene Glycol, Rheum Palmatum Root Extract