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Unfortunately my sense of smell continues to deteriorate with age. My choice of lathers is based almost completely on performance. It hasn't effected my sense of taste though, and definitely no my appetite.
Pre Shave: Hot shower with moisturizing face scrub
Razor: Post war Tech
Blade: Shark Super Chrome
Lather: VDH Deluxe / Cremo mix
Post Shave: Nivea Sensitive Balm / Avon True Gent Balm mix
9/10 My first time using post war Tech. I think I like it better than my pre war Tech. I may just be...
Another new old guy here. I've been doing this about four months. You have a great selection to choose from. I started with Derby Extra and Shark Super Stainless because they are reputed to be the least sharp and the most forgiving. it worked for me but blades are very subjective.
Pre-shave: Hot shower with Nivea Maximum Hydration face scrub
Razor: Merkur 34C
Blade: Shark Super Chrome (9)
Lather: Proraso Blue
Brush: Yaqi Sagria Famlia
Post Shave: Nivea Balm
I haven't used Proraso in a while. It's a great performer for me. I was going to pitch the shark...
I've started traditional wet shaving almost four months ago. In that time I've acquired three inexpensive razors, only one of which I use regularly. I have three brushes that I use in rotation. I've got six pucks of soap, a couple of creams and a large assortment of artisan samples. I've got...