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Recent content by Kyle89

  1. Kyle89

    Honing after every shave. Anyone else doing this?

    I know this post is sort of old but this is a great point. Sometimes I'll get bored and want to touch up my razor for fun/practice, and I won't realize that the edge actually needed it until I shave with the touched up edge. You really don't notice the subtle degradation (at least I don't). I...
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    What Aftershave did you use today?

    Osage Rub
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    What did you use today? +Rate the shave 1-10 (10 best)

    Soap: Arko Razor: Le Grelot 6/8 Strop: Tony Miller Steerhide Brush: Simpson Colonel Aftershave: Witch Hazel / Osage Rub Not bad, not great. Had a feeling yesterday that my edge may need a refresh soon, but got lazy and chose to let it go for a few more shaves. This shave felt a little rough...
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    What's your soap for today?

    Arko
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    More Aggressive Razor or Improve my Technique

    Shaving around a weeks growth with DE for me always benefitted from a 2nd first pass (wtg). Try it.
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    What shave soap do you have the most of? How many do you have?

    Stirling. 2 tubs and a sample. I do have a few different Proraso varieties but in terms of the amount of shaves, my Stirling tubs will yield more. I don't use either as daily drivers.
  7. Kyle89

    What's your soap for today?

    Arko
  8. Kyle89

    What Aftershave did you use today?

    Osage rub
  9. Kyle89

    Need a new brush. How about one with a cork handle.

    I've certainly dropped brushes before due to my hands being too slick. I don't think this brush will have that problem...
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    What did you use today? +Rate the shave 1-10 (10 best)

    Soap: Arko Razor: Le Grelot 6/8 Strop: Tony Miller Steerhide Brush: Simpson Colonel Aftershave: Witch Hazel / Osage Rub Really enjoyed this one. Other than one tiny weeper peaking its head out after using aftershave, no cuts/irritation. 10
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    May 2021 Gentlemanly Restraint Until Month End (GRUME)

    Haha I'm in for Arko-Day. Chances are that whichever day is chosen I'll already be using it though. :001_rolle
  12. Kyle89

    Beer of the Day - BOTD - 2021

    Cheeped out and went with Becks. The supermarket has the 4 packs for 5 bucks. In NYC that's insane.
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