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New Year's Day Shave.

Rockwell 6S Matte Black with Stirling Spice and Old Spice.

Prep: Hot Shower and Bloom/Lather Building Water
Soap: Stirling Spice
Razor: Rockwell 6S Matte Black (R6, R4, and R3)/Merkur Mustache and Eyebrow Razor
Blade: Rockwell (4)/Merkur Mustache and Eyebrow Blade (18)
Brush: Stirling Badger
AS: Old Spice (US)
ASB: Stirling Spice
EdC: Old Spice (US)

Happy New year Everyone!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Now for something completely different...

Ever-Ready 55 vintage horsehair knot (very fine horsehair)
Modern Williams Mug

This brush hates a dense lather. Very soft face feel, zero scrub. Paint, splay, whatever - just a soft transfer of lather from brush to face.
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Williams Mug on a Yaqi 24mm Heavy Metal
Williams on a 26mm Yaqi Moka Two Band 👍
After seeing MrBeez Williams Mug lathers on those two Yaqi badgers, I had to see if I could get a finer grained Williams lather with my Shave Forge horse knot in the long honking handle I turned for it.

I moved up in lather bowl size twice during the experiment, finishing in a heavy copper Captain's Choice bowl.

Answer - slightly denser/finer lather, but horse=airy for me today.
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After seeing MrBeez Williams Mug lathers on those two Yaqi badgers, I had to see if I could get a finer grained Williams lather with my Shave Forge horse knot in the long honking handle I turned for it.

I moved up in lather bowl size twice during the experiment, finishing in a heavy copper Captain's Choice bowl.

Answer - slightly denser/finer lather, but horse=airy for me today.
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Horse-airy! 🤣🤣🤣 Excellent experiment! Ya I find the larger brushes make lathering with Williams a bit easier since there’s just more surface area there to work with. In the end I get a pretty decent lather it’s just not super dense but I find Williams to be so slick I’m fine with a thinner lather. And if anything I use less water with Williams. The key for me is to not over-think Williams. Just go easy on the water and swirl away.

Btw, nice looking handle there! May The Horse be with you. I just couldn’t resist 🤣
 
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Rockwell 6S Matte Black with Stirling Spice and Old Spice.

Prep: Hot Shower and Bloom/Lather Building Water
Soap: Proraso Red
Razor: Rockwell 6S Matte Black (R6, R5, R4, and R3)/Merkur Mustache and Eyebrow Razor
Blade: Rockwell (5)/Merkur Mustache and Eyebrow Blade (19)
Brush: Omega Jade Boar
AS: Proraso Red
ASB: Proraso Red Pre/Post (Used for Post only)

I hope everyone is having a great weekend.
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Alpha Outlaw with some Vintage Burma Shave and Clubman Special Reserve

Prep: Hot Shower and Bloom/Lather Building Water
Soap: Burma Shave
Razor: Alpha Outlaw/Merkur Mustache and Eyebrow Razor
Blade: Astra (1)/Merkur Mustache and Eyebrow Blade (01)
Brush: Surrey Boar (VdH)
AS/EdC: Clubman Special Reserve

Smell like a Vet. Hope everyone is having a great Sunday.
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Alpha Outlaw with Modern Williams and Aqua Velva Musk

Prep: Hot Shower and Bloom/Lather Building Water
Soap: Williams Mug Soap
Razor: Alpha Outlaw/Merkur Mustache and Eyebrow Razor
Blade: Astra (2)/Merkur Mustache and Eyebrow Blade (02)
Brush: Omega 48 Pro
AS/EdC: Aqua Velva Musk

Aqua Velva Man with a punch. Musky Monday, Baby!!!
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Alpha Outlaw with Modern Williams and Williams Aqua Velva

Prep: Hot Shower and Bloom/Lather Building Water
Soap: Williams Mug Soap
Razor: Alpha Outlaw/Merkur Mustache and Eyebrow Razor
Blade: Astra (4)/Merkur Mustache and Eyebrow Blade (04)
Brush: Outlaw Boar
AS: Aqua Velva (Eur)
ASB: Aqua Velva (Eur)

Aqua Velva Man European Style
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