ZIRH Gets Back in the Fragrance Game


ZIRH didn’t have much convincing to do when they sent me their newly reissued mens’ colognes. Corduroy, which has been discontinued for some time, was launched in 2006 and was the first fragrance that I loved as an adult, and when it was still available at places like TJ Maxx, it was dirt cheap. A tremendous, tremendous value. Now that ZIRH is back in the cologne game, I’ve had the chance to sample three of their four scents. Each is pretty great, but not surprisingly, Corduroy remains my top pick.

Handmade Soap Co. Aftershave Lotion

Handmade Soap Co. Aftershave Lotion

Classicshaving.com has been carrying Handmade Soap Co. for a while, and I recently tried their aftershave lotion.  Unlike their aftershave balm (recently reviewed by Andy Tarnoff), I found this version to be lighter and less moisturizing–but not in a bad way.

Palmolive for Men – Classic Shave Stick

Palmolive for Men - Classic Shave Stick

I will admit, I was somewhat leery when I first decided to try this shave stick. But I guess I needed a reminder that inexpensive is not the same thing as cheap.

Shave Like a Pro Without Emptying Your Wallet: Palmolive for Men – Classic (with palm extract)

Palmolive Classic

Times are tough, but shaving doesn’t have to be a wallet-breaker! This is the next review in my series on affordable shaving creams. From my first review: Like many wet shavers, the temptation to buy product is always looming, tantalizing. Such a cruel yet satisfying mistress. In an attempt to quench that thirst, I started combing the online shaving stores and reviews for some of the better rated, inexpensive shave creams. Previous Review: Proraso Green (new formula) Next up… Palmolive for Men – Classic (with palm extract)