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Why You Should Be Using Solid Cologne

For as long as we can remember, fragrances have come bottled up. But a recent trend is reviving something that the ancient Egyptians put into practice: solid, wax-based cologne. Brands like Alfred Lane are responsible for unearthing this long-lost grooming tradition, and are likely to disrupt the liquid fragrance dynasty. From mobility to ease-of-use, these pocket-sized tins pack a host of impressive benefits.

The Benefits of Solid Cologne

1. It fits comfortably in your pocket, which makes it easy to carry for quick reapplication.
2. It’s easy to concentrate on key pulse points like the neck, wrists, or behind the ears.
3. It’s non-spillable, and well under 2 ounces, which makes it very TSA-friendly. Pack it in your carry-on luggage.
4. Each application lasts longer than liquid fragrance (which will evaporate after a few hours).
5. It won’t overwhelm anyone. You’ll smell great, but nobody will complain about how far away they can pick up your scent.
6. Most brands, like Alfred Lane, use organic ingredients—essential oils, shea butter, and beeswax.

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