Black Ship Grooming Co. Thomas Tew Aftershave

Black Ship Grooming Co. Thomas Tew Aftershave

I made a post on one of the shaving forums looking for some more products that give the intense sensations like cooling or burning.

Black Ship Grooming Co. Grace O'Malley Aftershave
  • Made in the USA
  • Soothing and Hydrating
  • Glass Bottle

Black Ship Grooming Co. Thomas Tew was mentioned that it might as well be straight alcohol, so I tracked it down!

I like the pirate look, it’s the same style of bottle as the Captains Choice and Ogallala Aftershaves. The neon color is also a nice touch which looks good on display.

It smells great, very citrusy. The claim is blood orange, lemon, amber and sandalwood. Just like the shaving soap, I pick up on the first 3 but not so much on the sandalwood. The smell is very summery and would pair well with the soap on a hot day.

I used this on my face after a close and comfortable 3 pass shave. The first trial I used an Edwin Jagger DE86 which is a very mild razor so that I could focus more on the aftershave sensation itself.

It went on well and soothed my head, not much of a burn but I’ve found my head is tougher than my face. When I put it on my face I got exactly what I was looking for: It felt like I dunked my head in a bucket of citrus vodka. It was a very pleasant, very intense sensation with the strong citrus scent. I like to close my eyes and enjoy the smell and burn at the same time.

I have sensitive skin and the Black Ship Grooming Co. Thomas Tew Aftershave felt great. One note is that it does separate a bit, I left it like that in the picture so it can be seen how there is orange at the top. Since noticing this I tend to give all my aftershave a quick little shake before I apply it now.

The price is reasonable and I look forward to using it again. I also like that while the scent is great, it is not overpowering and you don’t need to worry about it being to strong when you go out.

Scent Quality = 4/5
Scent Strength = 5/5
Feel = 5/5

Subjective Overall Rating = 5/5

Black Ship Grooming Co. Grace O'Malley Aftershave

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Ingredients: Alcohol, Water, Witch Hazel, Aloe, Vitamin E, Menthol, Fragrance & Essential Oils.

Made in Beaver PA.

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