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Congratulations! A special day for your family. It’s a good thing you wrote everything down, I have no idea what I did for my son’s baptism and it was only 8 months ago. Sleep deprivation is a very real monster. At least my shave looks ok in all the pictures we took!
April 17, 2021
PAA kind of day. Really nice shave. Got carried away in the enjoyment of it and did a little too much on my neck, but it will be ok. Used more soap than I normally do and got just an amazing lather in one of my favorite spring scents.
Brush: PAA Atomic Rocket
Soap: PAA Twee...
April 13, 2021
I just love the scent on this soap! Also just starting to use the Trafalgar brush from Simpson. Very different from my other synthetics. Much more consistent backbone and much scrubbier than the chubby 2 platinum synthetic or my PAA synthetic brushes. I like the handle though...
I’m not sure if you’ve ever heard the expression “Don’t put bacon on your hamburger, it will ruin regular hamburgers for you forever”. Well, my Tulip 2 Super is the bacon on my hamburger. I was happy with my Simpson Colonel in Best for years then WCS had a sale and I was able to get my Tulip 2...
March 28, 2021
I really enjoy the performance of the 3 Murphy and McNeil soaps that I’ve had the pleasure of sampling, but haven’t found a scent that works for me yet. But the performance of the soap is too good for me to give up on trying. I’ve got a few more samples headed my way as I type...
March 24, 2021
50th shave on this blade. Still felt plenty sharp paired with my RR Wunderbar. Got a great 2 pass BBS shave. Also, this brush/cream combo might be my new definition of luxury and excess in shaving.
Brush: Simpson Chubby 3 Super
Cream: Geo F Trumper GFT
Bowl: Captain’s Choice...
Sunday 21 March 2021
So I took my new brush for a spin at face lathering today. Oh man oh man. What a feeling to build the lather with this soft brush and some warm water. It just felt magical to be struck with that “wall of Badger” that so many others have described. Ok, so I got a bit of water...