Essential Oils....abbrev. _EO_ _ by fjzhangweiqun

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									Welcome....to “The Gentlemen’s Quarter”                          my name is Colleen Hurley, I am the Proprietress of TGQ and
the maker of your fine shaving soaps and creams. TGQ is a small home based business located in the Southern
Appalachian mountains of West Virginia, specializing in handcrafted bath soaps, shaving soaps and shaving creams,
using only the finest natural vegetable oils, essential oils, fragrance, herbs, teas and spice from around the world. Our
shaving cream uses a small amount of kosher tallow in addition to our selection of quality vegetable oils and butters. We
use no synthetic surfactants, chelators or artificial colors in any of our bath or shaving products.

In the Fall of 2005 I began sending out “test” samples of a shaving soap to men across America, Canada, the United
Kingdom and Europe. I thought it was the perfect shaving soap and knew I would instantly receive rave reviews, Oh
my....I can chuckle about it now, but was I ever wrong. I learned that a shaving soap for a woman is entirely different than
what is required for a man to have a close, comfortable shave without irritation. I am a perfectionist by nature, thus began
my “quest” for the perfect shaving soap because I knew it had to be out there....didn’t it ? I can only say that a year later
and after test rounds to numerous to count and endless batches being lost for the use of shaving; two products have come
to the forefront used and tested by “ Gentlemen from across the Globe” with a thumbs up.

Our Shaving soap is made from the finest quality base available on the market today. We took the time to test several
different bases over the course of the last year and while some proved themselves well, they still had the added SLES
(sodium laurel sulfate type) ingredients. Now I will say at this point I personally have nothing against surfactants, they’re
very useful in the industry today, but listening to men about what they wanted in a product that would be put to their face
each and every day I began to hear a distinct “I don’t want that in there”.

The base eventually chosen, met not only the shaving requirements in terms of lather, cushion and glide for a close, smooth
shave but also addressed the concerns of Gentlemen who were looking for a soap with natural ingredients and the added
plus of Kosher glycerin using a vegetable source. (All of our products meet Kosher guidelines...no pork products are used,
ever!) I also made a decision to remove the mainstream addition of Bentonite clay and replaced it with small amounts of
Rhassoul clay instead. Betonite clay is wonderful for absorbing water and it has such a wonderful absorbtion rate that it’s
also drying to the skin. So until you feel that the product “needs” to have it....we’ll just leave it out for now.

Our second product is a shaving cream made by hand based upon a formula from an early 19th century pharmacopeia
manuel, I took those figures and combined my knowledge of cold process soap making and the qualities of different
“Grade A” oils and butters available today, to create a unique product available only thru “The Gentlemen’s Quarter”.
This is a true Traditional wet shaving cream with a rich, creamy, velvet lather and a tiny bubble matrix that provides the
cushion needed to protect your skin from the edge of the razor, the finest triple ground china white (kaolinite) clay has been
added for superior slip and glide, along with the additions of pure Vitamin E a natural antioxidant, Allantoin which comes
from comfrey which may help to regenerate skin cells and Aloe Vera known to soothe irritated skin.

Essential Oils....abbrev. (EO) & Fragrance....abbrev. (FO)
Essential oils are extracted from various plants, roots, grasses, bark and flowers. The most common method of extraction
being steam distillation, the resulting oil is the very “essence” or life’s blood, of the plant taken. Not only are EO’s
fragrant and soothing in their complexity but many are known to have healing properties as well.

Fragrance oils...(FO) are simply man-made variations of what nature has to offer. TGQ has made every effort to seek out
the finest fragrance oils available on the market today, the secret to their lingering delightful fragrances are that most have
small touches of real essential oils for a noticeable depth of quality in their fragrance that is unmistakable.

Combination....(EO/FO) this is where I have mixed an Essential oil and a Fragrance oil together.

-Custom Blend-              you will not be able to find this particular blend thru anyone other than TGQ.

“What are Notes ? ”.....often times used by perfumers to describe how a fragrance smells; familiar to most in the world of
music we know that by combining top, middle and base notes we create chords of harmony and thus it is similar in the world of
fragrance. Certain oils have characteristics of notes.....citrus oils are top notes, quick and fleeting. Middle notes of lavender and jasmine
linger gently while base notes of sandalwood, amber and oak moss will resonate thru a blend creating harmony.
        Please find all descriptions, pricing and shipping information on the following pages....



                                                                - Shaving Soap -

 Available in two sizes --                     Net Weight 3 oz. (85.05g) 3" diam x .75" thick.
                                               Net Weight 1 oz. (28.35g) 2" diam x .50" thick.

Our shaving soaps have the benefit of added Kosher glycerin, to give you a moisturizing shave; but are not glycerin
based....these are real soaps. Which means your soap will have staying power and not melt away after a month’s worth of
shaves. These all natural shaving soaps will give you lasting service and an exceptional shave.




            Our current selection as follows-                                                  1 oz.                              3 oz.

-Bay Rum w/Sweet Orange- (EO).......custom blend....                                        $3.50       ..........              $10.95

Bay Rum - Pimento racemosa, country of Origin; Jamaica- steam distilled- Gentlemen, this is Bay Rum! Not a duplicate or a
fragrance oil . Fine Pimento racemosa is what lends a light, spicy...sweet smoke aroma to this blend, softened to perfection
with a touch of sweet orange essential oil.

- Cavendish Black-. (FO)......custom blend...........................                         $3.00       ............            $8.95 .....

My attempt at a fine scented pipe tobacco. Lingering base notes of rich, dark smoke with a middle note of sweet grass and a touch of
molasses.   *** I do not recommend this scent for anyone with sensitive skin. If you are unsure please order a sample size first.
(Sample information listed at the bottom of the file)



-Desert Ironwood- (EO).......custom blend........................................               $3.00          ...........        $8.95 .....

A blend of pure essential oils of bergamot, black pepper, patchouli, cinnamon and cloves. Creating a harmony of scents that are dry,
complex, shifting like the desert sands and yet soothing; with middle lingering notes of cinnamon and cloves.



-Gentlemen’s Oak & Moss- (EO/FO)......custom blend.....................                              $3.25           .........       $9.95 .......

An ancient forest canopy of moss covered oak trees, the forest floor carpeted deep in leaves....bottom notes of earth and a heart of crisp
lavender combine for a scent that is clean, woodsy, fresh and relaxing.



-Highlander- (EO)......custom blend............................................................. .   $3.00       ............      $8.95 .....

This blend is a result of a request for Rosemary all the way from Scotland with Thanks to Amy & Simon. This is a Beautiful scent! the
way I dream of the Highlands.....with crisp, cool ocean air rippling across the tufts of grass hidden in the craggy rocks. This blend has a
lingering crisp heart of Rosemary softened with a fleeting note of Lemon grass.
                                 -Shaving Soap-                                                    1oz.                               3 oz.


-Lavender- (EO) Lavendula officinalis .............................................................$3.00           ..............         $8.95 .....

This is the lavender we are all most familiar with. It is crisp and clean leaving no doubt that lavender is a member of the mint family.




-Provence Lavender- (EO) Lavendula angustifolia...........................                              $3.75        ............        $10.95 .....

I have given the Latin botanical names for each of the lavenders because they are different and they smell different! Provence Lavender
is the finest true lavender, set apart by its genus Lavendula angustifolia. This lavender has been grown at altitudes of 600-800 mts
above sea level high in the French Alps and steam distilled, extracting an oil with lower amounts of camphor than her sister “officinalis”.
The essence of angustifolia is as smooth as velvet with a lingering note of sweet.




-Leatherneck- (FO)........custom blend....................................................              $3.00         .............       $8.95 .....

WWII Military all the way.....this is the Marine in his “Dress Blues”.....Masculine, Handsome and Steadfast. A blend that resonates with
warm notes of Amber, Spice, Musk and Leather. Decidedly Male; just ask any woman!




-Lime Margarita- (FO) .........................................................................         $3.00      ..........           $8.95 ......

Close your eyes and take a deep breath, this is a crisp Margarita all the way with tangy notes of fresh lime. A mini vacation!




-Orange Patchouli- (EO) ........custom blend.....................................                      $3.00    ..........            $8.95 ......

Warm, sweet, musky earth, this custom blend is heady and sensual....soothing and relaxing. Noted for being an aphrodisiac.




-Sandalwood- (FO) ..................................................................................    $3.50        ............       $9.95 .....

The finest Sandalwood fragrance available on the market today; this wonderful fragrance oil is carried by a “touch”of real mysore
Sandalwood ... Santalum album... with complements of cedar, patchouli and amyris essential oils. This blend is hauntingly persistent,
with bottom notes of light spice and wood that resonates warmth.... exotic and sensual. ** True Sandalwood is an endangered species;
it is my hope to give you the best of both worlds by using this quality fragrance oil with just a touch of the real thing.




-Sandalwood & Vanilla- (FO)...........................................................                  $3.50     ............          $9.95 ......

A combination of the above Sandalwood with a touch of warm vanilla. A balancing act that comes together with woods, spice and
lingering notes of vanilla for a scent that is soft, rich and soothing.
                         -Shaving Soaps-                                       1 oz.             3 oz.


-Savon de Comte- (EO)........custom blend.............................................   $3.00   ............   $8.95 ........

Fresh air, waves of tall grass and the early warmth of the Spring sun at your back walking down a country lane. This blend of essential
oils is “just like that”......a heart of lavender gently surrounded by lingering notes of sweet orange and freshly squeezed lemon. Smells
wonderfully light, clean and fresh.




** You may melt your shaving soaps in the microwave using a heat safe container.

 My recommendation is that you cut the soap up into small chunks and place “ONLY the amount you think you’d like to
use for a week or two weeks (or the whole thing) and place the remainder in a tightly sealed ziplock bag (squeeze out the
air) and store in a cool dry place. Melt the remainder in a heat safe container ...do so for 10 or 15 seconds at a time in the
microwave until the soap is liquid enough to pour into its new container. Its also useful to give it a stir as its cooling to
help keep the clays suspended.

The advantage of melting only the amount you’d like to use, means you won’t have 5 different bowls taking up space and
the remaining soap sealed in the baggie stays fresh until your ready to melt some more! Please do not try to melt your
soap in the baggie... lol.....you will not be happy with the results!




                      Shaving cream is out of stock until Feb. 7th


                                                        -Shaving Cream-
The shaving creams made by “The Gentlemen’s Quarter” are made by hand in small batches to ensure quality control,
using the absolute finest grade A Tallow and Vegetable oils and butters and then aged for 4 to 6 weeks. It is important to
note that the creams truly are a Traditional Wet Shaving Cream without any synthetic surfactants, chelators or foaming
agents added.

By taking a moment to build the lather you will be rewarded with a lather that is thick, rich and the texture is like creamy
velvet. The cream will stay moist while you are shaving, providing superior comfort and glide for an exceptional shave.


             Please see scent choices below....available for sale beginning the second week of February 2007.
                                                      Available Scent Choices

The shaving creams are available in the following limited selection of essential oils or essential oil blends. The shaving
cream has the ability to be a superior carrier for the essential oils chosen, thus I have decided to limit them to essential oils
which may have useful skin care properties along with smelling good. As the months of Spring approach, TGQ will
continue to add other essential oil blends to this category that not only smell good but may provide some skin care benefits
as well.

-Pricing- * current flat rate......................   - ALL   - 1 oz                      - ALL- ...... 4 oz.
                                                          $3.50                                  $13.95

Available in:

Bay Rum w/ Sweet Orange
Desert Ironwood
Gentlemen’s Oak & Moss
Highlander
“Provence” Lavender
Orange Patchouli
Savon de Comte




                                                              -Samples-
                                 Sample packs are available upon request, and include the following:

               3 - .25 oz. Cuts of shaving soap.......                  ( good for approx. 2 weeks of shaving each. )
               2 - .25 oz. Small tubs of shaving cream.........             good for approx. 2 or 3 shaves each.
               2 - 1 oz. Cuts of all natural handmade bath soap...........      .good for 8 to 10 days each.

                            Cost - $15.95 ....this INCLUDES shipping here within the Continental U.S.

International and Canada.....your cost is $13.95.......plus the appropriate shipping charge for your country of destination.

                     Canada - small global priority- $4.25             International - small global priority- $5.25




                                                        - How to Order-
You may send your selections to me via Email at thegentlemensquarter@verizon.net along with any questions you may
have regarding the availability of an item.

                                                           -Payments-

                        Are done thru PAYPAL and may be sent to thegentlemensquarter@verizon.net
yes....there is one more page!




          -Shipping- aka the “Where and How” of it all.........


Most orders are shipped within 3 days of receiving your payment.                                     Typically I ask your preference in
mailing the items either 1st class (averages $3.00 ) or Priority (Begins at $4.05) . I have learned that anything that goes over 13 oz. is
automatically shipped Priority unless it is mailed Parcel Post, which can take longer.

International and to Canada its best to use Global Priority.                            The cost is reasonable, (small $5.25) (large
$9.50) your package can be tracked and usually arrives within 7 to 10 days.

 - Holidays- your ship time from when you place an order until it goes out the door will go up to an average of 5 days.
Holidays include Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day....and Christmas. TGQ takes great pride in filling orders
for “Custom Gift Baskets” and these can be very busy times. Please plan ahead!



This would be about the sum total of my “current” knowledge.....other than the fact that I have a separate list available for
TGQ Bath Soaps. If you’d be interested, please drop me a note and I’ll send it along. I never dreamed I could manage a
novel out of a price list but I can see that I’ve done just that. Please forgive the length but I hope I’ve covered most of your
questions until our Website is up and running. Proposed date....sometime in the near future.

                        Please do not hesitate to write if you have any questions or comments.
mailto:thegentlemensquarter@verizon.netmailto:up....thegentlemensquarter@verizon.net
Sincerely, Colleen Hurley              thegentlemensquarter@verizon.net


And last but not least.....I would be remiss if I did not mention the fine Gentlemen at “Straight Razor Place” as they have
played a major part in the development of products made by TGQ. They are the Finest group of Men I have ever had the
Pleasure of knowing. Thank You, Gentlemen!!

								
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