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SOTD August 14-20

another great shaving week is upon us!

Savile Row badger
Merkur Vision
Rivivage shaving soap (great scent and lather!)
St-Ives Intensive Relief moisturizer
Yves Saint-Laurent Pour Homme edt

Gillette Superspeed
Derby Blades
Vulfix #406
L'Occitane's Cade shave cream
Thayer's Witch Hazel
L'Occitane's L'Occitan A/S balm
Gillette 1959 SS with Israeli Blade
Shavemac 23mmin Finest
CT Lemon & Cedar SC
CT Lemon & Cedar A/S Balm
LT Piver Vetiver EDT

The only good thing about Monday morning is the shave:

Merkur HD w/ Derby Extra
Vulfix 2234
Tabac Shave Soap
Alum Bar
Thayer's Rose WH
Feather ASB

Penhaligon's Blenheim Bouquet
Schick 1940's injector with Ted Pella stainless PTFE-coated blade
Simpson Ranger
JM Fraser cream
Thayer's a/s
Musgo Real
De Vergulde Hand a/s balm

The Pella blades are great - had two shaves and they are really sharp, not to mention a screaming good deal at $4.50 per 20.
Shavemac razor w/ Derby blade
Shavemac 23mm in pure
Tabac SS
Saint Charles ASB
Saint Charles Sandalwood EDT

Gillette Tech w/ Merkur Super Platinum Blade
C&E Travel Brush
C&E Sweet Almond Oil Cream
Baxter of California Aftershave
A rushed, hectic Monday shave.

1940s Gillette Super Speed
Fresh Derby
Scrubby Chubby#2 Super
Taylor's St. James
Feather Kanwa ASB
Penhaligon's Hammam Bouquet EdT

Definitely an A shave this morning aside from my first ever nasty nick from the SS. This Taylor cream lathers like nobodies business but could be a little slicker or more cushioning....
A leisurely, relaxing Monday shave (my summer grad seminar is finally over, and there are 2 weeks before classes start!):


Ginger & Lime olive oil soap
Neutrogena dandruff tea tree shampoo


PJ3 Super
HD with Derby day 3
Toms of Maine peppermint SC
Proraso pre-post as a pre
hot towel
Thayers WH
NB cooling AS gel
Tabac cologne

Thanks to Kyle's "secret" tips, I'm on a run of stellar shaves--as smooth and close as I've ever been. Indeed, a new level of closeness. Its good to be a wet shaved man!
Sunday...at the lake for the weekend.

NWC Fixed Injector Razor
C&E Best Badger Brush
QED Juniper Shave Stick
L'Occitane Cade ASB

First Shave with an injector razor...must say it gave a good shave...No nicks...no irritation...just seemed you could whip this thing around your face without any fears...


NWC Fixed Injector Razor
AOS Sandlewood SC
Thayers Rose WH
C&E Sandlewood ASB
C&E Sandlewood EDT
ada8356 said:
...The only good thing about Monday morning is the shave:

Could not agree more :20:

I didn´t really accept that it was morning today, geeh..

Still the shave was good:001_smile

Merkur 34 G
Dezent Blade
Merkur Futur Brush
Homemade Tee Tree&Peppermint soap
Maverick AS splash


Stjynnkii membörd dummpsjterd
Schick injector
AOS sandalwood
Aqua Velva

3 minute shave
50s Gilette Adjustable
Wal-mart blades (I know, I really need to upgrade) :frown:
Brand new C&E Badger brush - love this thing. wow.
T&H 1805 - my new fave cream
Nivea unscented shave balm
Taylor's Lime cologne

3rd straight day with a 4pass shave and no nicks. Starting to get the hang of this.
Travel rig today, as I am in Berkeley, CA for a meeting.

Bic Metal
Barbasol brushless cream
Baxters ASB
B&B cologne

Keeping it simple this trip. BTW, the new security levels at JFK are no fun at all..... Talk about a marathon.
Merkur Vision w/ Derby Extra
Merkur "Vision" Silvertip Brush
Proraso pre-shave
Proraso Shave Cream
Alum Block (Not Pictured)
Proraso A/S Balm

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Hot towel
Proraso pre/post
Taylors Lavender
Slim adjustable/israeli blade
AOS fine Badger brush
Nivea for men AS balm
neutrogena Moisturizer
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