So yes, I’m pretty easy to please, and you can see I have given many glowing reviews of most of the products I have tried. I do love key lime. But I also like a really good thick decent lather. And that’s why I was somewhat disappointed after today’s shave.
Kiss My Face Key Lime Moisture Shave is quite inexpensive. And I had seen some good reviews of this stuff. So when I saw it at my local Whole Foods store, I took a whiff of the key lime tube, and instantly dropped it in my basket.
I shaved with it a few weeks ago. I was impressed with the scent, but not so much with the lather. I put the bottle on the side for a little while, while trying and reviewing many other products. I wanted to give this a fair shake and thought, one bad lathering experience… maybe it’s me.
I’m pretty sure it’s not me. Of course, as Ill say in almost every review: your mileage may vary (YMMV).
I do love the scent. Key lime is awesome. It’s a zippy, clean version of lime, as if lime wasn’t zippy and clean enough. Key lime is just a less-sweet, smarter, tarter version of lime. The stuff lathered up pretty good, but I don’t find it cushioning enough. It seemed more of a light, foamy lather. Not very substantive.
The first pass was decent enough. Covered my face, and went on somewhat thicker than I expected out of the mug. But I could tell that there wasn’t much cushion, or even slickness for that matter.
By the second pass, the lather was starting to fall apart, and wasn’t thick. The third pass was even worse. It looked like a lather, in the mug, but went on almost like water.
If you get your shaves done pretty quickly, in one or two passes, this might be worth a look-see. As I said, the stuff smells great, and the ingredients include a lot of stuff that should be good for your skin. And the price is certainly right.
But for those that like a super thick lathering experience, and associate the word “zen” with “shave”, I can’t recommend this stuff for you.
YMMV, of course.