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You wouldn't think that a simple soap ingredient might have you pulled aside by airport security but...
Ones which work for me:
EJ89 + Personna Red
EJ89 + Feather
RazoRock Jaws + Personna Red
RazoRock Jaws + Personna Med Prep (ok)
RazoRock Jaws + Feather (close shave but see below)
Ones which do not:
EJ89 + Personna Med Prep
RR Jaws + Feather (scary harsh)
Personna Reds in the lead so far.
Today's shave I used a Personna Platinum Chrome in my Razorock Jaws with TOBS Eton College cream. It produced the closest shave I have ever had. Yesterday, the same type of blade in my Edwin Jagger DE89 produced the worst shave I ever had.
Do you find a difference like that where the same...
In honour of the brave men and women who served on D-day, I thought it a good idea to share their stories. I'll start with one who had a connection to the area I live. I hope you all will find other stories to post...
While most of the week I shave with my straight razor first thing in the morning, I look forward to a Sunday night shave with a DE too. I find that the DE does get a bit closer. If I shave at 10PM the shave will last until Monday evening too. My estimate is that the DE shave goes about 3-4...
Started with my Edwin Jagger DE89, Israeli Personna blade and some D R Harris Eton cream but found that it wasn't quite up to the task. That razor has been my goto for my face when I'm not using my straight edge. Switched to the Razorock Jaws and finished the job effortlessly. Since this was...
A little over a month into straight shaving and I was reminded this morning that shaving is an art. It requires your focus and attention.
After a couple of weeks of nearly perfect shaves I experienced one full of nicks and weepers and razor burn.
It started off well. Lathered up, nicely sharp...