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🍾 ⌚️ 👔 SOTD - “FANCY WEEK” August 8th, 2022 to August 14th, 2022 🍾 ⌚️ 👔

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SOTD, Sunday, August 14th, 2022

Shower at gym + glycerin soap face lather and rinse
Cella shave soap + Omega badger brush
Friedellko 5/8" "Sunday" straight razor
Cool washcloth rinse
Cella aftershave

Emptied the Cella aftershave bottle! Fortunately, have a couple spares!!

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Mon 15 SOTD with Mount Taranaki in the background
Soap Yaqi Green
Brush Yaqi 24mm Mountain Lake 2 Band Badger
Razor Kamisori Shavette
Blade Feather Professional 7th Use
Aftershave Yaqi Green Splash.
Nice enough soap and matching splash for the scent and lather qualities.
This razor is best for travel and paired with the blade provided a very nice, fast, easy, smooth, comfortable & efficient shave. 3passes for a mostly dfs finish. Super!
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Karve brass with E plate (polished cap)
Yaqi 24mm synth
Cptn's choice bowl
Perma Sharps (Gillette)
Mammoth hygge soap and balm

Holy cow! First time breaking into my Perma sharp stash. I've had a 100 pack just stored for a while, and I'm sad I never got around to trying them! 3 pass BBS w/zero irritation. Amazing.
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08/14/22 Shave of the Day
Face Wash with Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements Tribute Argan Oil Body Soap
Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements Tribute Conditioning Shampoo Puck
Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements Rabid Banana Hybrid CUBE Preshave Soap
Phoenix Shaving The Original Chill Mill - Menthol Grinder
Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements Rabid Banana Shaving Soap - Summer Seasonal!
Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements The Doppler 26mm Perihelion Hybrid Synth Brush based on the Erskine A-500
The Razor Company Unbreakable Lather Bowl - Bright Yellow 3D Printed Semi Flexible
Phoenix Shaving Ceramic Moonscape Brush Scuttle
Enders Vintage Rare Cream Mottled Speed Razor
with Handmade Injector Blade Adaptor by artisan Ian Ligocki
Schick Injector Blade - 1st Shave
Lancaster Razor Works Lavender Black Sheep Shaving Towel
Phoenix Shaving No Slip Grip Alum Block
Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements Alum Block Dry Dock System
Thayers Alcohol Free Cucumber Witch Hazel Toner with Aloe Vera
Booster Mosswood Aftershave
Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements Rabid Banana Star Jelly Aftershave Balm - Mentholated - Summer Seasonal!
Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements St Martin's Land Natural Deodorant - Sport Strength
Phoenix Artisan Accoutrements Future Fiction Pomade - Epic Water Soluble Medium Hold Formula
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SOTD

Razor:
Martin Rubin
Razor: Executive #6
Blade: Van Der Hagen (4)
Brush: Shavemac 22/50
Soap: PdP 63
ASL: the "Veg"
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I only shaved my cheeks with the Martin Rubin, as I didn't get the PdP 63 hydrated enough at first and the razor was sticking to my face more than it was cutting.

I also bumped the setting from #5 to #6 during the shave, as I think the VDH blade is starting to lose it's edge.

That or the lather just wasn't slick enough.

The Witch hazel had less of a sting than expected, the "Veg" burned a bit as usual, with Nivea balm a soothing finish.

~doug~
 
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