I am sure most of you already know that many high street UK shaving cream Brands changed their formulas about ten years ago, to meet EU regulations. Unfortunately, the change was not an improvement. I still have a partially filled bowl of Taylor's Lavender shave cream from thirty years ago. The fragrance is superb. It is the scent I remember when entering their shop in London (Or Geo. Trumper's, since I believe their Lavender scents were very similar). The cream was a deep purple color. I also have a bowl of Taylor's Lavender from 8 years ago and one bowl of the current production cream. The 8 year old cream was much lighter in color and the scent was not even comparable: much more synthetic and not as pleasant (IMHO). The new one is a litte darker (but nowhere like to very old one) and the scent is still not as good as it used to be. I wonder if, with Brexit, the UK companies are able to go back to their original formulas. BTW, same story with the Rose creams, not as good or as fragrant as they used to be.