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SOTD "FREE WEEK" April 12th - April 18th, 2021

It's another "FREE WEEK" ladies and gentlemen.

It's time to be creative.

Please feel free to post any photo, with any gear and any style you chose, or contribute by telling us what you used in your shave, with comments on the shave, if you desire.

Color, B&W, sepia or a photograph with any type of artistic touch you wish is always desired.

HAVE FUN!
 
Mon 12th SE SOTD
Soap CBL Cigar Shop Hombre
Brush Yaqi 26mm Lucky Dice Badger
Razor GEM Clog Pruf
Blade GEM Stainless 4th
Post & Aftershaves Ice Water + Thayers + Hyaluronic + Stirling Haverford Balm
The soap scent strength is good. The scent is...hmmm...cigarish...tobacco leaf? It was creamy and really slick...nice!
The shave with the razor paired with the stropped blade was very smooth and comfortable. 3passes for a bbs to dfs finish without any issues at all. Enjoyable vintage session and good aftershaves. Rating 9.5/10!
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Menthol Monday SOTD

Razor: Occam Razor SE
Blade: Schick Proline (D8)
Brush: Semogue 2020 TSN LE Boar 24mm
Bowl: Supply Provision Marble 4.5"
Pre-Shave Scrub: MRGLO Lime
Pre-Shave Oil: Homemade Frosted Woodlands
Shave Soap: Grooming Dept Custom Frosted Woodland
Balm: MdC Huile Végétale Camomille
Aftershave: Chatillon Lux Colbeck
 

ajkel64

The Aussie Bulldog
Moderator
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1) England: Brush Progress Vulfix mixed Badger and Boar.
2) Germany: Shaving Soap Tabac.
3) Multinational: Razor Gillette SkinGuard. Cartridge made in Germany, Handle made in Poland and assembled in Poland.
4) France: Alum Block Osma.
5) Germany: Aftershave Balm Nivea Men Sensitive Post Shave Balm.
6) Spain: Cologne Nautica Classic Cologne.
 
Monday 12th April 2021

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PreProraso white pre shave, Italy 🇮🇹
Soap
P&B Imperial Rum 2, UK 🇬🇧
Brush
Yaqi Cola, China 🇨🇳
Razor
Feather asd2, Japan 🇯🇵
Blade
Voskhod, Russia 🇷🇺
Aftershave
,Proraso Alum, Italy 🇮🇹, P&B Imperial Rum UK 🇬🇧
Fragrance
NO Barrbarr, USA 🇺🇸
Rating
8/10, very workaday shave.
 

MONDAY
12 April, 2021

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Brush: H.I.S 25mm synth
Bowl: Captain's Choice Heavy Copper
Lather: Stirling "Island Man" + Dove "Pro Moisture Shave Cream"*
Razor: Hone Type 15
Blade: Astra green
Post: GBS Alum Block
Balm: L'Oreal "Sublime Glow" moisturizer
Frag: Lalique "Encre Noire"
*By itself, the Dove cream is a mediocre
brushless product. But I have this tube of it.
so I added a dollop to my regular Stirling
lather. It helped make for some full bodied,
heavy duty uber lather, largely, I suppose,

due to its high glycerin content.

Make no mistake, Stirling "Island Man" is
great by itself. It's just nice to have found
a use for the Dove slop.

Stay healthy, everyone!

Bill
 
SOTD - Monday 12 April 2021



  • Safety Razor: Timeless Razor - Solid Bar - 0.50mm - TRH8 - Titanium - SLIM Edition - Polished
  • Blade: Polsilver - Super Iridium
  • Shaving Brush: Declaration Grooming - The Jefferson Snowblivion B11 - 28mm Fan (Finest Badger)
  • Shaving Soap: Noble Otter - Thé Noir Et Vanille
  • After-Shave: Noble Otter - Thé Noir Et Vanille - Splash
 
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