Best "Floid Blue" inspired aftershave?

Folks..

Can anyone tell me which is the best Floid blue inspired aftershave currently available?

I am looking at :

1.Epsilon Blue Mediterranean
2. Razorock Blue Barbershop
3. Furbo Vintage Blu
4. ....?....

Any others I should be looking at ? I have tried the original and of course Aqua Velva (which is in a similar vein)

Thoughts, comments, recommendations ect much appreciated!!

Cheers!
 

Dr Watson

The Other James
Juan Manuel (sorry dont know his username on ATG) had good things to say about Epsilon, I'll copy & paste here...

I was delivered the Epsilon Blue Mediterranean yesterday....




Obviously, the bottles are different. Can't you see it?

Now better... right?




Floid's looks classier to me. It's a distinctive and vintage-like one. I definitely like it. Epsilon's is a decent, simple bottle. Not special, nor ugly. A decent and useful bottle.

Obviously, Floid's is smaller (400 ml) than Epsilon's (500 ml).

The smell.

That was probably the most important characteristic for me... Is it like Floid Blue's legendary, revered scent? Oceanic, fresh, smooth?

Well, I have to say it's very, very, very similar to the original one. Maybe Floid is 'smoother', 'classier' again, but it definitely does it! To my uneducated nose there's a final 'herb' note which makes it attractive... and differentiates it from Floid. Does it remind me of Aqua Velva? Maybe... yet the last time I used it was some thirty years ago...

All in all, I can say I like its scent.

Skin protection.

Yes, after all, this is an AS, innit? And I must say it is very good... proper alcohol based lotion, fresh and protective. My skin felt very nice this morning and still does +12 hours later. Not greasy, not overpowering, you get some menthol? Very, very nice.

And... just €17.95... What's not to like?!

Definitely it is going to join my stash. It is not THE original Floid Blue, obviously, but it is QUITE similar and a VERY NICE lotion anyhow which will help me to 'scratch the itch'. They've done a good job, yes.

Hope this helps, gentlemen...
I tried it and wasnt a fan but have never used Floid Blue so cannot say whether it's the exact copy some claim it to be... Just smells like naff hair gel to me, this stuff:



YMMV :happy: I'd maybe look into that Furbo stuff.
 
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Juan Manuel (sorry dont know his username on ATG) had good things to say about Epsilon, I'll copy & paste here...



I tried it and wasnt a fan but have never used Floid Blue so cannot say whether it's the exact copy some claim it to be... Just smells like naff hair gel to me, this stuff:



YMMV :happy: I'd maybe look into that Furbo stuff.
Thanks, James! Haha wow if it smells like cheap hair gel it's definitely not a good "Homage" to the original Floid Blue!!
 

Blackmass

Forum GOD!
Hi Chris,

I've never tried the original Floid Blue but I've read a number of people have compared the two and say Epsilon Blue Mediterranean is a close match.

I have Epsilon Blue Mediterranean and really like the scent and it has a nice face feel too.
It's bright with an Italian cologne vide. It's not 'in your face' but the scent does last a few hours.

You can pick it up cheap too...

https://shavingstation.co.uk/1629-epsilon-blue-mediterranean-aftershave-100ml.html

Or Agent Shave do stock it but it's currently sold out.

It's good stuff.

Cheers
Rob
 
Hi Chris,

I've never tried the original Floid Blue but I've read a number of people have compared the two and say Epsilon Blue Mediterranean is a close match.

I have Epsilon Blue Mediterranean and really like the scent and it has a nice face feel too.
It's bright with an Italian cologne vide. It's not 'in your face' but the scent does last a few hours.

You can pick it up cheap too...

https://shavingstation.co.uk/1629-epsilon-blue-mediterranean-aftershave-100ml.html

Or Agent Shave do stock it but it's currently sold out.

It's good stuff.

Cheers
Rob
Brilliant! Thanks Rob! :thumbsup:
 
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