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SOTD "FREE WEEK" August 17th - August 23rd, 2020

8/23/20
L'Occitane Cade Shave Soap
Semogue 610
6/8 Le Grelot "Royal Canada"
Tony Miller 3" Steerhide Strop
Osma Alum Block
Mennan Skin Bracer
Nivea Sensitive Cool Balm
Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue
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Pre: Stirling Black Cherry bath soap
Brush: EJ Best Badger
Razor: Parker Semi-slant
Blade: Astra SP (#3)
Soap: Cella
Post: Alum followed by Brut aftershave plus a bit of Nivea Sensitive Cool balm for some moisture

Recovery shave tonight after last night’s burn-fest. Two easy N-S passes, no worries.
 
Tonight's shave

C-MON HF 5/8" an amazing razor. And it has a round point which I prefer. I dont have many round tip razors which sucks but I dont think I have even seen a Japanese Razor with a round point.

Razor Emporium 3 1/2" English Bridle strop. I got it cheap and wanted a Bridle strop. This thing has a heavy draw. It's almost like if you were trying to stop on a glue trap. Are most Bridle strops a heavy draw?

Cottonwood Burl handle from TheKnotheadWoodshop on Etsy. 24mm TGN silvertip knot. Tim is a great guy. Very helpful and friendly. He is a new Artisan. This handle feels great and is a stunning handle.

Black Ship Grooming Captain's Pipe soap and aftershave. I love this scent, it's a strong tobacco scent. It is not a sweet tobacco scent which I enjoy at times. It's a nice chance of pace from all of the sweet tobacco scents. It has a a cherry undertone that is very faint.

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