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Single Edge Sunday - What Will You Use?

Sunday Schick Shave, Oct4th 2020

Razor:Schick E2 injector, Canadian Variant-Mfg 1930's-40's, excellent mid range, 1 OZ weight approx.
Blade: Personna SS PTFE (3) Very sharp blade, reasonably smooth with good longevity.
Soap: Proraso red Sandalwood- good protection with nice mild scent.
Brush: Yaqi Rainbow with brown whiskers 26 mm syn- Excellent for creating lather + cloud like soft tips.
Pre shave: Brush wash whole face with CeraVe hand bar cleanser + a dollop of Aloe Vera Gel on beard area.
Prep: Cold water rinse after each pass of 2 + pickups. WTG + ATG + pickups.
Post shave: Proraso red sandalwood with witch hazel + a dollop of Nivea balm.
Results: CCS,DFS,BBS + no irritation + no weepers = :a17: great shave with my Schick E2 injector.
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Have some great shaves! Stay & think safe in these times!
 
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Whiterook

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Razor: Schick E3 Injector razor
Blade: Chick
Razor2: Gem Micromatic Open Comb
Blade2: Personna PTFE
Brush: Simpson's Duke 3 Sapphire Special Edition in synthetic
Pre-Shave: Proraso Red
Aftershave: Proraso Green Splash
Additional Care:
Thayers Facial Tonic Witch Hazel Unscented
Pinaud Finest powder
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Love my Sabre and Everready, figured I would give my Mmoc one more try with a cream super lather kick. Glad I did, first great shave with it , very good. Tabac, neutrogena shave cream, yaqi south, gem ptfe blade with about 8 uses. With Afta as for something cheap and new to me.
 

never-stop-learning

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20201004
OCtober 2020 #4
Tabactober 2020 #3
Single Edge Sunday
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Primary Razor: RazoRock Hawk V3-OC (Colorado Razor Designs Green and Bronze Razor Handle)
Blade: Kai Captain Titan Protouch w/Guard (1)
Touch-up Razor: Schick Type E
Blade: Schick (8)
Brush: Colorado Razor Designs Green and Bronze Handle (Maggard 26mm 2-Band Fan)
Bowl: Captain's Choice Copper
Lather: Tabac
Post Shave: Thayers Rose Petal Skin Toner
Aftershave: Tabac
Fragrance: Tabac

Nice shave! :)
 
Sunday Schick shave, Oct 11th 2020

Razor: Schick injector adjustable(M3)Mfg-1970-72 Very nice, easy to dial in your shave, good for under the nose area.
Blade: Personna injector SS PTFE(3) very sharp, good longevity, reasonably smooth,cheapest blades to buy it seems.
Soap: Razorock Lavender- great scent + good lather qualities.
Brush: Yaqi dice with Tuxedo knot 26mm syn- large knot that stirs a excellent lather in no time, cloud like soft tips.
Pre shave:Brush wash my face with CeraVe hand bar cleanser + a dollop of clear Aloe Vera gel on beard area.
Prep: Cold water rinse after each pass of 2 + pickups. WTG + ATG + pickups.
Post shave: Razorock King Lois Lavender with witch hazel + a dollop of Nivea balm.
Results: CCS,DFS,BBS + no irritition + 1 small nick(operator error)= :a17: Excellent shave with my Schick injector adjustable model 3 or (M3).
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Have some great shaves! Stay & think safe in these times!
 

Whiterook

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Razor: Schick C1 Magazine Repeating Razor
Blade: Personna Injector
Brush: Simpson's Duke 3 Sapphire Special Edition in synthetic
Pre-Shave: Proraso Red
Lather: Simpson's Luxury Shaving Cream
Aftershave: Old Spice Classic
Additional Care:
Thayers Facial Tonic Witch Hazel Unscented
Pinaud Finest powder
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never-stop-learning

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20201011
Single Edge Sunday
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Razor: @Blackland Razors Vector :001_wub:
Blade: Kai Captain Titan Protouch w/Guard (2)
Brush: @Rudy Vey Irish Bog Oak (IBO) (Shavemac 24mm 2-Band Silvertip)
Lather: Barrister and Mann Barrister's Reserve Lavender
Aftershave: Fine Lavender
Fragrance: Ach Brito Lavender Eau de Cologne

Additional post-shave skin care:
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WTG, ATG, XTG plus very minor touch-up using the Vector.

DFS++ (really close to BBS) with no nicks, cuts, weepers or irritation.

Everything about this shave was smooth, effective, relaxed - absolutely superb. :cool: :)
 
Sunday Schick shave, OCtober 18th 2020

Razor: Schick injector J1- MFG 1957-64- milder mid range, excellent daily driver for some folks.
Blade: Personna SS PTFE injector (2) very sharp, longevity and smooths out over time.
Soap: Barrister & Mann Seville- nice scent with great lather qualities. (First tub spent)
Brush: Yaqi tuxedo knot 24 mm Sagrada Familia- Excellent brush for making lather with cloud like soft tips.
Pre shave: Brush wash whole face with CeraVe hand bar cleanser + a dollop of clear Aloe vera gel on beard area.
Prep: cold water rinse after each pass of 2 + pick ups. WTG + ATG + pickups.
Post shave: Fine fresh Vetiver with witch hazel + a dollop of Nivea balm.
Results: CCS,DFS,BBS + no irritation + 1 blemish weeper = :a17: great shave with my Schick J1 injector.
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Have some great shaves! Stay & think safe in these times!
 
Sunday Schick Shave, OCtober 25th,2020

Razor: Stick Schick injector theme L series- Mfg 1973, I enjoy the theme L series. Can bring back memory's of better times.
Blade: Personna SS PTFE injector (1), Very sharp and will smooth out over time and predictable very cost effective also.
Soap: Nivea sensitive cream- good lather qualities. I like to use when I have remnants of other soaps in the lathering bowl.
Brush: Yaqi Rainbow 26 mm brown synthetic whiskers, a Very nice lather creator with those cloud like soft tips.
Pre shave: Brush wash my whole face with CeraVe hand cleanser bar + a dollop of clear Aloe vera gel on my cleaned beard area.
Prep: Cold water rinse after each pass of 2 + pickups. WTG + ATG + pickups.
Post shave: Nivea refreshing aftershave + a dollop of Nivea balm.
Results: CCS,DFS,BBS + no irritation + no weepers = :a17: great shave with my Schick stick injector.
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Have some great shaves! Stay & think safe in these times!
 

Whiterook

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Razor: Schick C1 Magazine Repeating Razor
Blade: Personna Injector
Brush: Simpson's Duke 3 Sapphire Special Edition in synthetic
Pre-Shave: Proraso White
Lather: Art of Shaving Sandalwood Cream
Aftershave: Shannon's 25th Street Lime splash
Additional Care:
Thayers Facial Tonic Witch Hazel Unscented
Pinaud Finest powder

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never-stop-learning

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20201025
OCtober 2020 #14
Single Edge Sunday
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Razor: @Blackland Razors Vector OC :001_wub:
Blade: Kai Captain Titan Protouch w/Guard (2)
Brush: @Rudy Vey Butterscotch Beehive (Shavemac 24mm 2-Band Silvertip)
Bowl: Captain's Choice Copper
Soap: Santa Maria Del Fiore Sapone Da Barba
Aftershave: Santa Maria Del Fiore Lozione Dopo-Barba
Cologne: European Perfumes Tobacco Vanilla EdP Spray

WTG/ATG/XTG + touch-ups. No nicks, cuts, weepers or irritation.

Wow! Outstanding kit! Outstanding shave! :)
 
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