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SE SOTD- What was your tool of choice today?

never-stop-learning

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Yesterday's shave.

St. Patrick's Day Shave 20200317

Continuing my 2020 Resolution to stop chasing BBS!

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Prep: Splashed water on face
Pre-shave: n/a
Brush: Rudy Vey B&B Contributors Tulip Handle, Boss v1 Synthetic Knot
Soap: RazoRock Irish Countryside
Bowl: n/a (face lathered)
Razor: GEM Featherweight Deluxe
Blade: Ted Pella GEM Personna (8)
Post-shave: Dickinson's Hydrating Skin Toner
Aftershave Balm: Bath & Bodyworks Hyaluronic Acid Gel
Aftershave: RazoRock Irish Countryside
Cologne: Stirling Sharp Dressed Man

WTG, ATG & XTG. Minor touch-up.

DFS++ with no weepers, nicks, cuts or irritation. Really outstanding shave!

First shave using the Rudy Vey B&B Contributors Tulip Handle, Boss v1 Synthetic Knot. Excellent feel. Very comfortable grip. Wonderful brush!

Great combination of hardware and software. :)

YMMV
 
SOTD, Wednesday Mar 18th 2020

Razor : Gem clog pruf (Peerless variant)- Mfg 1945 - 17 nibs safety bar. (excellent razor)
Blade : Gem SS PTFE (4)
Soap: Razorock Santa Maria del Fiore "Firenze" - great soap in every way
Brush: Yaqi Timberwolf 24mm synthetic
Preshave : brush wash my whole face with CeraVe hand bar soap + a Dollop of clear Aloe Vera gel on beard area.
Prep: cold water rinse after each pass of 3.
Post shave: Avon "True gent" aftershave with witch hazel + Avon "true gent" balm- now that is a nice scent.
Results : CCS,DFS,BBS + no weepers + no irritation = :a17: excellent shave this morning!


Have some great shaves!
 
SOTD, March 19th 2020.

Razor: Gem 1912 - Mfg 1921
Blade : Gem SS PTFE (5)
Soap: Razorock Lavender
Brush : Yaqi tuxedo knot 24 mm "Sagrada Familia"
Preshave: brush wash the face with CeraVe hand bar soap.
Prep : cold water rinse after each pass of 3.
Post shave: Razorock King Louis Lavender.
Results: CCS,DFS,BBS + minor irritation + 2 blemish weepers= :a17: great close shave.

Have some great shaves!
 
Fri 20th March

Schick Golden 500 & Schick -Chick [ 1 ]
A repeat Shave with this Razor, as yesterdays was very poor with a comparatively fresh blade. With a fresh blade, the Shave was very smooth and the resultant finish excellent, particularly good at clearing around nostrils and lower lip.

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SOTD, Fri Mar 20th 2020

Razor : Oneblade Core Version 2 - MFG 2018>, excellent daily driver(one of my best) :001_wub:
Blade : Gem SS PTFE modfied (7) , what is there not to like with this great blade that I use in 40% of my razors!
Soap: Razorock Lavender- one of my favorites!
Brush: Yaqi Cashmere 24 mm - I like this brush!
Preshave: Brush wash my face with CeraVe hand bar soap + a dollop of clear Aloe Vera gel on beard area.
Prep: cold water rinse after each pass of 3.
Post shave: Razorock Emperor aftershave with witch hazel + Nivea balm.
Results :CCS,DFS,BBS + no irritation + no weepers =:a17:excellent shave!

Have some great shaves!
 

Whiterook

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Razor: Schick M1 Dial Injector razor
Blade: Personna Injector
Brush: Ocean Tortoise Shell Pure Bristle
Pre-Shave: Proraso White
Lather: Essence of Scotland Malt N Myrtle
Aftershave: Pinaud Virgin Islands Bay Rum
Additional Care:
Thayers Facial Tonic Witch Hazel Unscented
Pinaud Finest powder
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