I've been using creams and badger brushes of all types and quality to experience new things since I started DE shaving, but this week I went back to the way I've been wet shaving for about the last 4-5 years; A puck of soap and a basic boar brush. I finally grabbed an unused puck of TOBS Lavender along with my new Semogue Excelsior and made great lather as I always did, but didn't account for more than one pass, so I ran out. All I needed was some simple instruction on making enough lather for a multi-pass shave and found it here. It can't be simpler... This was a personal renaissance and I'm still amazed after all these years at the quality of the lather. Moreover, I think I might like the boar brush better than my badgers - It takes a while longer, but I love the feel of the boar and the way it holds the lather... My shave last night was simply brilliant! My sincere thanks goes to all who contributed to the Shavewiki! This site is the business!