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SOTD Free Week August 3 to August 9 2020

Sunday, August 9, 2020. Domingo, 9-8-2020
Bayolea de Penhaligon’s:
* Cream pre-shave
* Shaving soap
* Lotion after-shave
* Balm After-shave
* EdR
Simpson, best badger 22x34, M6 faux carey handle
Wacker Huntsman 1092, +7/8 silver steel, 1/1 extra hollow, heelless singing blade, genuine blonde scales
My goodness...what a great looking lineup with the razor as the star!
 
Sunday PAL Shave, Aug 9th,2020
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I always enjoy the brochure's they send in some of the old razors, the artists made it very clear without Photo's how to use them and in great detail yet simplistic IMO.

Razor: PAL injecto-matic - Mfg 1952>? Great injector razor with a light touch gives a great shave. Million dollar razor?
Blade:
Personna injector- Very sharp and smooths out over time, great longevity & good cost per shave if it matters.
Soap: Taylor of old Bond street Sandal wood- great scent and good lather qualities. One of my favorite scents in soaps.
Brush: Yaqi Tuxedo knot 24mm synthetic with black marble handle- excellent lather generator, nice soft cloud feel tips.
Pre shave: Brush wash whole face with CeraVe hand bar cleanser + a clear dollop of clear Aloe Vera gel on beard area.
Prep: Cold water rinse after each pass of 3 + pickups.
Post shave: Proraso red sandal wood with witch hazel + a dollop of Nivea balm.
Results: CCS,DFS,BBS + minor irritation + no weepers = :a17:Excellent shave with my PAL injecto-matic razor.

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Have some great shaves! Stay safe in these times!
 
SOTD - Sunday 09 August 2020



  • Safety Razor: PILS - 101NL
  • Blade: Polsilver - Super Iridium
  • Shaving Brush: Black Eagle - 0318A2 Cheetah - 25mm Bulb
  • Shaving Soap: PannaCrema - Nuàvia Nera
  • After-Shave: Saponificio Varesino - Settantesimo Anniversario - Splash
  • After-Shave: Zingari Man - Unscented - Balm
 
Friday Shave:



Soap: Tobs Jermyn Street Collection Shaving Cream for Sensitive Skin
Brush: Thater 26 mm Silvertip Badger (bulb)
Blade: Gillette Platinum
Razor: Homelike Start 1.18 polished
Aftershave: L'Oreal Men Expert Hydra Energetic Ice Impact Lotion

Sunday Shave:



Soap: SV Cubebe
Brush: Thater 26 mm Silvertip Badger (bulb)
Blade: Sputnik Stainless Made in USSR
Razor: Razorock Gamechanger 0.84
Aftershave: Osma Alum Block & L'Oreal Men Expert Hydra Energetic Ice Impact Lotion
 
Merkur 34C
Astra SP
Boar reknot in an ER100
G5 scuttle
ABB Principe Real cream
cold water splash
444 with St. Johns West Indian Lime aftershave
Forgot how much I like this aftershave. Great for summer and a good pair with the cream. I picked it up in St. Thomas on an anniversary weekend several years ago. Now I want to head back!!
 
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Weekend Shave. The Stirling Satsuma has a very nice citrus scent, but like most such scents, it seems to dissipate quickly. I think I've solved the problem by using about twice what I used to. Now, it lasts for several hours. Stirling's evil plan to get me to use it up faster? Don't care. I've perfected the dose and now I'm enjoying the more lasting experience. Perfect for hot days (108 here today).
 

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Razor1: Gillette Trac II TwinJector Razor
Blade1: Schick Injector
Razor2: Gillette 1952 Black Tip Super Speed
Blade2: Shark Super Chrome
Brush: Simpson's Duke 3 Sapphire Special Edition in synthetic
Pre-Shave: Cremo Brushless Shaving Cream
Lather: Art of Shaving Sandalwood Cream
Aftershave: Pinaud Lilac Vegetal
Additional Care:
Thayers Facial Tonic Witch Hazel Unscented
Pinaud Finest powder

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Prep: Valobra Glycerlanolina soap, Myrsol Emulsion
Brush: Tony Forsyth P&C LE 2017 Platypus High Mountain White Badger
Soap: A&E Grecian Horse
Razor: Wolfman WR1
Blade: Vintage NOS Gillette French Brown (3)
Post: Thayers Cucumber Witch Hazel; Pitralon Classic Aftershave Splash
Scent: Penhaligon's Endymion EdT

A wonderfully comforting BBS shave on a cold night (well, by Perth standards).
The Grecian Horse soap scent is rich and intoxicating, and the spicy woods of the Pitralon Classic and Pen's Endymion compliments both the soap and each other nicely.
 
8/8/20
Tabac
Muhle 21H 220 Rytmo, Black Fiber
11/16 J.A. Henckels #415
Tony Miller 3" Fast Bridle Strop
Osma Alum Block
Clubman Virgin Island Bay Rum
Haslinger Sandalwood Balm
Dolce & Gabbana The One
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8/9/20
B&B 2015 Soap for Hope Rose
Semogue 610
11/16 Puma #91
Tony Miller 3" Steerhide Strop
Osma Alum Block
Murray & Lanman Kananga Water
Nivea Sensitive Cool Balm
Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue
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Sunday, 8/9:

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Razor - Wolfman WR2 1.15mm
Blade - Gillette Silver Blue
Brush - TurnNShave "The Mountain" 26mm Oumo "chubby" SHD Manchurian
Soap - Stirling Mountain Man
A/S - Supply Arenella Coast

The shave lineup today inspired me, and I'm naming this brush The Mountain. This knot is so. freaking. good. I think it's as good as a Shavemac 2-band silvertip, which it reminds me a lot of. Such great backbone, but the softest "natural" (ie, not gelled) tips imaginable. I dig it so much.

Three shaves with the Wolfman now, and every one has been a perfect shave. I just can't believe this razor lives up to the hype. My face is so freaking smooth right now, and my complexion is excellent. It feels mild enough that I can take certain strokes in difficult spots that I usually only do with milder razors, but it shaves as close as just about anything I've used. Stupid hype, all being true and stuff. Coincidentally, I was just contacted by Wolfman to finalize my order. I had the same specs as this one confirmed except I had the handle hollowed. I'm really interested to see how I end up liking it with the lighter weight. But this configuration is admittedly pretty much perfect. Unreal.
 
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