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    365 shaves in 2021.

    Saturday 25th September, shave #268. Preshave: Hot washcloth Soap: Palmolive Brush: Men-U boar Razor: GC.68 OC, Astra SP #2 Post-shave: Nivea Balm. Loaded a once-used Astra, and got another near-ideal shave.
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    September 2021 Gentlemanly Restraint Until Month End (GRUME)

    Day 25, 83.3% complete. Preshave: Hot washcloth Soap: Palmolive Brush: Men-U boar Razor: GC.68 OC, Astra SP #2 Post-shave: Nivea Balm. Loaded a once-used Astra, and got another near-ideal shave. I was talking about my winning streak of surprisingly good shaves with this razor (open comb Game...
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    365 shaves in 2021.

    Friday 24th September, shave #267. Preshave: Hot washcloth Soap: MWF Brush: Men-U boar Razor: GC.68 OC, Wizamet SI #7 Post-shave: Nivea Balm. The winning streak continues.
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    September 2021 Gentlemanly Restraint Until Month End (GRUME)

    Day 24, 80% complete. Preshave: Hot washcloth Soap: MWF Brush: Men-U boar Razor: GC.68 OC, Wizamet SI #7 Post-shave: Nivea Balm. The winning streak continues.
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    365 shaves in 2021.

    Thursday 23rd September, shave #266. Only 99 days to go now! Preshave: Hot washcloth Soap: Palmolive Brush: Men-U boar Razor: GC.68 OC, Wizamet SI #6 Post-shave: Nivea 2-Phase Lotion. That was about as good as it gets. Alabaster-smooth face, good clean neck shave, and no irritation anywhere...
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    September 2021 Gentlemanly Restraint Until Month End (GRUME)

    Day 23, 76.7% complete. Preshave: Hot washcloth Soap: Palmolive Brush: Men-U boar Razor: GC.68 OC, Wizamet SI #6 Post-shave: Nivea 2-Phase Lotion. That was about as good as it gets. Alabaster-smooth face, good clean neck shave, and no irritation anywhere. Either I'm having a winning streak...
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    September 2021 Gentlemanly Restraint Until Month End (GRUME)

    Day 22, 73.3% complete. Preshave: Hot washcloth Soap: MWF Brush: Men-U boar Razor: Rockwell 6S R4, Astra SP #1 Post-shave: Nivea Balm. A good autopilot shave from the Rockwell.
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    365 shaves in 2021.

    Wednesday 22nd September, shave #265. Preshave: Hot washcloth Soap: MWF Brush: Men-U boar Razor: Rockwell 6S R4, Astra SP #1 Post-shave: Nivea Balm. A good autopilot shave from the Rockwell.
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    365 shaves in 2021.

    Tuesday 21st September, shave #264. Preshave: Hot washcloth Soap: Palmolive Brush: Men-U boar Razor: GC.68 OC, Wizamet SI #5 Post-shave: Nivea 2-Phase Lotion. I made a new Palmolive puck from one stick, sliced up and pressed into a Wilkinson blue bowl. Used the open comb again, and got...
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    September 2021 Gentlemanly Restraint Until Month End (GRUME)

    Day 21, 70% complete. Preshave: Hot washcloth Soap: Palmolive Brush: Men-U boar Razor: GC.68 OC, Wizamet SI #5 Post-shave: Nivea 2-Phase Lotion. I made a new Palmolive puck from one stick, sliced up and pressed into a Wilkinson blue bowl. Used the open comb again, and got another easy DFS...
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    365 shaves in 2021.

    Monday 20th September, shave #263. Preshave: Hot washcloth Soap: MWF Brush: Men-U boar Razor: GC.68 OC, Wizamet SI #4 Post-shave: Nivea Balm. Put a used Wizamet in the open comb Game Changer, and it worked fine. If somebody else was loading, I probably couldn't tell a Wizamet from an Astra SP...
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    September 2021 Gentlemanly Restraint Until Month End (GRUME)

    Day 20, 66.7% complete. Preshave: Hot washcloth Soap: MWF Brush: Men-U boar Razor: GC.68 OC, Wizamet SI #4 Post-shave: Nivea Balm. Put a used Wizamet in the open comb Game Changer, and it worked fine. If somebody else was loading, I probably couldn't tell a Wizamet from an Astra SP. I'd know...
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    365 shaves in 2021.

    Sunday 19th September, shave #262. Preshave: Hot washcloth Soap: Palmolive Brush: Men-U boar Razor: GC.68 SB, Astra SP #7 Post-shave: Nivea Balm, Brut AS. Back to the safety bar Game Changer, and got an excellent result with that too. I don't think there is much to choose between these.
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    September 2021 Gentlemanly Restraint Until Month End (GRUME)

    Day 19, 63.3% complete. Preshave: Hot washcloth Soap: Palmolive Brush: Men-U boar Razor: GC.68 SB, Astra SP #7 Post-shave: Nivea Balm, Brut AS. Back to the safety bar, and got an excellent result with that too. I don't think there is much to choose between these.
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    365 shaves in 2021.

    Saturday 18th September, shave #261. Preshave: Hot washcloth Soap: MWF Brush: Men-U boar Razor: GC.68 OC, Astra SP #6 Post-shave: Nivea 2-Phase Lotion. Stayed with the open comb, did a thorough 2-pass, and got an excellent result with no irritation. If I could only keep one Game Changer, I'd...
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