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MMMonday, July 12th 2021

Razor: Gem Micromatic OC - Mfg 1939-41, excellent mid, built to last, good results even when blade is nearing its end.
Blade: Gem Personna SS PTFE (9) Excellent blade, very sharp, great longevity, smooths out nicely, predictable.
Soap: Italian barber Amici, nice mild citrus scent with great lather qualities.
Brush: Yaqi 24mm 2 band badger, excellent lather generator, nice scrub, pillow like soft tips + a great lather painter.
Pre shave: Brush wash whole face with CeraVe hand bar cleanser + a dollop of clear Aloe Vera gel on the cleaned beard area.
Prep: Cold water rinse after each pass of 2 + pickups. WTG + ATG +pickups.
Post shave : Italian barber Amici AS with witch hazel + a dollop of Nivea balm.
Results: CCS,DFS,BBS + no irritation + no weepers = :a17:excellent shave with my Gem MMOC + Gem coated blade.
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Have some great shaves!
 
A.S.Razor shave, July 13th, 2021

Razor: Gem Featherweight 1st Generation, Mfg 1950-52,2nd Gen 1952-54, excellent <mid range, excellent razor for breaking in a new Gem blade with stellar results. Easy to work the face reasonably carefree.
Blade: Gem Personna SS PTFE(1) excellent blade, very sharp, great longevity, smooths out nicely + predictable.
Soap: Speick, nice spicy scent with excellent lather qualities. Very nice soap IMO.
Brush: Yaqi Chianti's 24mm synthetic, excellent lather generator, heavenly cloud like soft tips, gentle scrub + great lather painter.
Pre shave: Brush wash whole face with CeraVe hand bar cleanser with a dollop of clear Aloe Vera gel on the cleaned beard area only.
Prep: Cold water rinse after each pass of 2 + pickups. WTG + ATG + pickups.
Post shave: Razorock King Louis lavender with witch hazel + a dollop of Nivea balm.
Results: CCS,DFS,BBs + no irritation + 1 blemmish weepers= :a17:Excellent shave with my Gem Featherweight + a Gem coated blade.
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Have some great shaves!
 
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