Love how you you used the smiley Arko Man thereKicking off August with a nice Arko shave. Performance is top notch as always. Been years since I've shaved with it and the scent, while artificial, isn't something I find off-putting at all. Reminds me of the soap we used to have in my grammar school bathrooms.
Saturday August 1st, 2020
Razor : '52 Gillette Bakelite Tech
Blade : GSB
Brush : Rudy Vey Plisson
Soap : Arko
Post : Thayer's Coconut Water and 3:1 AV and Osage
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You won't be boring us! That's MY job!Arko shave this A.M. Tools: Arko Tub, EJ DE89, Dorco Titan blade And a Plissoft brush. Got a very nice close shave. Arko was protective & no nicks or irritation. I don't want to boor everyone with my mundane shaves so I will post my Arko shaves every 7 days.
Perhaps you PIFFED some?Razor: RazoRock Gamechanger 0.84 Ikon handle.
Blade: Astra Super Stainless (3).
Soap: Arko Stick.
Brush: Omega 10065 blue boar.
Aftershave splash: RazoRock Aftershaving Splash.
Real Shaving Co. Post shave moisturizing smoothing balm.
Arko August shave Number 1 in the books. As expected an easy, slick lather face lathered from the stick. Astra Stainless makes for a fine shave in the RR Gamechanger 0.84 and the old Omega boar feels good on the face.
Surprisingly the Arko stick is well lover five years old and has lost most of it's scent. I realize that some don't care for the scent of Arko shave soap, but I always enjoyed it. Like Tabac, I associate it with making a fine lather
Looking back at my shave records, I haven't used since May 18, 2018. I was really surprised, as it was a regular part of my rotation for many years. Yet I know that since 2008 I have bought 2-12 box packs and only have a few sticks left., so I must have used more Arko than I remember.
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Love Avon Wild Country. To me it's what Clubman should be.Today's shave was very pleasant- 9.4/10
Soap: Arko shave stick
Razor: Koraat 14.2 straight
Brush: Yaqi 24mm badger
AS: Vintage Avon Wild Country
Arko performed fine with a fine face lather; enough for a two pass shave and touch up. I gave the Arko a go yesterday to make sure I would get a lather good for a straight razor shave. It didn't disappoint.
Wishing the best for you ailing family member!Unexpected weekend trip to see an ailing family member, so I'm lathering with a 23mm synth (Muehle) and shaving with an EJ DE89 Barley. No pics, sorry.
The lather and shave were great. I found the scent not even as strong as I recall (and very pleasant, of course), while the lather was denser than I remember. I'm sure it'll get better as I rediscover the sweet spot and use brushes I like even more. Nevertheless, a great start to Arko August.