Product Type: Fcuk Antiperspirant / Deodorant
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Not to Be Confused With Keith
FCUK Urban Body Spray
Member Name: 1st2thebar
FCUK Urban Body Spray
Date: 17/05/12, updated on 17/05/12 (202 review reads)
Advantages: Duration - scent.
Disadvantages: Overkill of product design
URBAN Body Spray
Hygiene and smelling as if you're well cleansed in some manner, (even if it isn't the case) gives the impression you well cleansed. twice a day preferably - albeit, work permitting, you'll get time off to do your cleansing duties. Usually, the opportunity and time constraint disables a thorough half an hour soak, every active six hours. Instead men, tend to take a quicker route to get the same cleansing effect; and that is by spraying oneself amorously with a favourable deodorant that is beefy enough to cater for underlining musk of l'eau de naturalle. FCUK Urban body spray is robust enough to fulfil its duty on the most active of men.
Initially, I felt FCUK products indulged a feminine trait in within its; 'design' 'fragrance' and 'durability' - the three main areas, while choosing an effective male deodorant. I say design because men will not buy anything that doesn't convey masculinity; secondly, the fragrance, it must denote an identifiable maleness. Spices generally cajole in male products. Unisex, fragrances can be short-lived (shelf-life wise) due to their lack of credible gender identity. Successful unisex scents are purely based on brand alone, rather than the actual scent qualities.
'Urban' doesn't smell of 'Urban' - the city nor Keith.
Unlike Keith Urban the Country and Western singer; 'FCUK Urban' is designed as a phallic symbol, the nozzle head has a protective plastic cover, an ergonometric mould, with a mildly amusing curvature finish - evidently for the male. I did make several attempts to remove the clear plastic cover thinking it was a cap. However, the giveaway sign is that the nozzle has been sneakily crafted into the cover function. A unique selling point certainly, not that it will make much difference to a potential purchaser. It doesn't hinder the trajectory of the spray - nor can you vary the length of the spray via pressure on the head (plastic cover). One thing the FCUK Urban does have in common with Keith Urban is when activated the sound they make isn't unpleasant.
Irritations; the blocked informative text graphics, in differing fonts, designed as if laminate flooring, Piet Mondrian style. The embossed 'fcuk'; gyrates against my consciousness, even touching the embossed brand name, makes me wonder - why? Ascetically, it cheapens the product. There is an 'fcuk' logo already on the 'Mondrian-esque' label - brand overkill 'extraordinaire'. It boasts of high performance and durability, notably I ponder where this line of advertising is going? Next it'll be boastful of 'fcuk's spray (ejaculation) length.
Duration is a plus, I can't fault the potency of the scent, and it does last for a good 36 hours on your skin, obviously depending on your environment and what activities you're participating in. Generally, the strength of the fragrance gives the impression your fresh, when in realist terms you could do with a proper soak. The standard operation of having the canister a 15 - 20 cm away from the flesh deodorant policy applies while in use. And of course do not use in close proximity to a naked flame, due to the amount of Alcohol Denat in the ingredients. This makes 'Urban' extremely flammable. Now I'm not saying it may spontaneously combust but the likelihood of this happening in direct sunlight is a far greater chance of that occurring than if Keith Urban did. Heaven forbid. It'll be a dreadful loss for Country and Western song lovers.
Scent: Of course everyone smells fragrances differently; I'm not a big fan of posting scent note variants - due to the fact they're not accurate by a long stretch: for a basic scent analysis. 'FCUK' is not wrong in claiming the 'Urban' has a citrus scent, along with spicy herbs, amber and ends off with a palatable lingering muskiness - which is the signature of a male scent. In regards to expense, the 'fcuk' range tends to occupy the higher end of the price spectrum. Mine was a gift, but you can expect to pay 3.50 GBP and upwards for a canister of 200 ml - personally, it is not worth the price and it is far too brand orientated as a product as a whole. Functionally, 'Urban' is unquestionably effective and delivers on durability slightly better than cheaper deodorant/body sprays. I don't wear 'Urban' daily. I'm an intermittent user. Overall: I prefer the fragrance 'Urban' to the Country and Western 'Urban'.
Summary: Urban is most unlike Urban
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