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Want a solid cologne with a little more freshness? Try Alfred Lane’s Vanguard for a sweet, yet spicy blend.

Alfred Lane

Birchbox Breakdown

It’s been a long time since a man could walk with a six-shooter at his hip. But while the age of the gunfighter has come and gone, his daring swagger remains. This solid cologne is called Bravado for a reason: It features standout aromas like tobacco and leather, which craft a bold, woodsy scent that smacks of dusty trails and gunsmoke. Keep it in your pocket for a boost of confidence whenever you need it most.

How it Works

If you’ve never heard of solid cologne, allow us to elucidate. This handcrafted fragrance uses beeswax as a base, which makes it easy to transport and even easier to apply. A blend of nutmeg, sandalwood, leather, and tobacco produce a woodsy-and-spicy aroma that will bring out your inner pistolero.

How to Use

Dip or swirl your finger in the waxy cologne, then apply generously to pulse points, like your wrists and neck. Due to its compact size, this travel-friendly fragrance can be stored in your pocket, and reapplied as necessary.

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Great Idea

I love this idea and the convenience, however it seemed like the smell died down immediately after I put it on.

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Interesting product

It's strange to use a solid cologne at first - I don't think I'd even seen anything like it. But it's practical for travel, when you don't necessarily want to carry a bottle of liquid around with you.

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Wow

I've never heard of solid cologne before this but I love how long it lasts and the scent was great, my girlfriend was a big fan and immediately requested that I order more. This will be one of my main go to scents this fall.

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Great idea

This is a great travel fragrance. I often can't bring cologne if I carry on. Problem solved. Plus it smells great.

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Love the smell

I was already an owner of this product when it came in my Birchbox but I was more than happy to take more of it. It's an amazing smell and it is easy to apply. Highly recommend it.

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Great for traveling...

Although I typically prefer liquid forms of cologne, I figure that this product will be great for easy traveling when I just want to use a carry-on. The scent was very nice.

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nice

it was a nice sample size with a great smell but i do not know if i will buy it

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Great Smell

The scent is on point for a guy but did not last despite putting it on the pulse points.

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i did not like the smell

they smell was not good, I'm more of a clean secret person, thus was to woodsy

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Great for travel

This was a great product to take with me travelling or to the gym. It has a good, clean smell which I liked. It was handy to use, however it does go on a bit greasy but absorbs into skin fairly quickly and the scent lasted most of the day.

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