The WOW Signal 2020 Artisan Shave Soap | Ultra Premium CK-6 Formula | 5 Oz
The Wow Signal Returns!
Scent Profile 2020: Osmanthus, Tobacco, Labdanum, Bourbon, Agarwood, and Benzoin Resin.
This my friends is a Phoenix Shaving classic! Ever since we discontinued The Wow Signal the steady write in campaign began from its cult following! This could not be ignored any longer, something had to be done! That something was Fran & I revisiting this fragrance, which is always nice to do.
Our Original Scent was mainly Osmanthus, a heady, out of this world floral. It was lightly grounded with just a kiss of labdanum and Copaiba Balsam. I loved it back then but going back and looking at it again we felt like it just wasn't finished or rather, not done evolving. So with that in mind we decided to build up the foundation more, something to tether this Space Balloon of a scent to, really fatten it up.
Enter Tobacco, Oud, Bourbon, Benzoin and a little more Labdanum
Yup, that was just what the doctor ordered. Often when you add, you must also take away, and that too is what we did. Copaiba Balsam was replaced with Oud. It was a tough call but in the end I think it was the better, rounder choice. Then came the Bourbon. Why Bourbon you may ask...because pappy is currently stuck in the house and it just made sense. In short, sometimes bourbon just makes sense. :)
Kidding aside, I really love what the bourbon does to the shape of this fragrance, especially in combination with the woody notes.
If you enjoyed the previous rendition, I believe you will really appreciate The Wow Signal 2020. I truly think you too will agree this tweak was much needed. If this accord was just a signal before, we've now added some definite substance to it!
I also thought I should keep the old write up intact too, for posterity, no? So here we now go back in Phoenix Shaving time! I also left up some of the old photos too for your viewing pleasure! I fondly remember taking these in Roswell, New Mexico while visiting the UFO Museum. I love my job.
There is a compressed mystery of dramatic proportions in the air around this tub of WOW, a true message in a bottle. If our galaxy had a spring time scent, a millennial perennial in bloom, The WOW! Signal would be it. If this space flower was networked throughout it's root system, the scent profile would be in code. This is no dead transmission running on an endless loop, but alive...an intergalactic number station, twisted in the unruly ripple of time and space, acting with an otherworldly urgency.
What we perceive as empty space is held together by mystical bursts of Living Osmanthus, an ever growing "grace note", in the cracks; that space between the music or harmony of the spheres. The grounding points are steadfast, sophisticated in composition, metallic almost, yet soothing; Copaiba Balsam, Labdanum and Benzoin, swaying within the vibration of the vacuum. The WOW! Signal is here!
Pair with our Matching The Wow! Signal, Long Lasting Aftershave/Cologne Splash HERE!
We took the time developing this special soap to perform great and produce a thick rich lather that will make your shave a true pleasure...the rest is up to you. Enjoy this very special, long lasting scented soap puck! We thank you for giving us a shot and would love to hear what you think. Happy Shaving!
Soap Ingredients: Potassium Stearate, Glycerin, Potassium Cocoate, Aqua, Potassium Kokumate, Sodium Lactate, Potassium Shea Butterate, Potassium Castorate, Sodium Stearate, Potassium Cocoa Butterate, Potassium Avocadoate, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Theobroma Grandiflorum (Capuacu) Butter, Astrocaryum (Murumuru) Seed Butter, Platonia Insignis (Bacuri) Seed Butter, Parfum [Fragrance]
External Use Only, Discontinue Use if Irritation Occurs
Handmade In Arizona, USA