SOTD "FREE WEEK" December 3rd - December 9th, 2018

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    7 December 2018
    Bowl :: Symmetrical Pottery Shave Bowl
    Razor :: Blackland Vector
    Blade :: Feather Super Pro
    Brush :: El Druida
    Preshave :: Grooming Dept V35 Preshave
    Soap :: Grooming Dept - Flight
    Finale :: Cold Water Rinse/Witch Hazel/Chatillon Lux Taum Sauk
    Music :: Pink Floyd ~ A Momentary Lapse of Reason ~ Learning to Fly

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    Last edited: Dec 7, 2018
  1. Friday
    Pre-shave: Bulldog Face Scrub/Henri et Victoria Duc de Santal Shave Oil
    Razor: RazoRock Little Bastone
    Blade: Viking’s Sword Stainless
    Brush: Unidentified 3-band
    Soap: Henri et Victoria Fougere
    Aftershave: Alum/ Humphrey’s Witch Hazel/Floid Suave
    Balm: Kiehl’s Oil Eliminator Moisturizer
     
  2. sarimento1

    sarimento1 Contributor

    thanks, also enjoyed seeing your Tatara!
     
  3. Friday, December 7
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    Eufros Tobacco~~DG5/Thäter Beehive~~1958 D3 Gillette~~Polsilver SI
    Have a great day!
     
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    Happy Friday!

    Preshave: Proraso Red
    Soap: Proraso Red
    Aftershave: Proraso white balm
    Brush: Simpson Special
    Razor: Gillette Super Speed
    Blade: Lord Big Ben (5)

    Have a great Friday!
     
  5. A shave of firsts for me today - first time with a POLSILVER blade and first time with DECLARATION GROOMING product......both were fantastic.

    I'm not big on rose scents, but this soap is out of this world! [​IMG]
     
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    SOTD: December 7, 2018

    Gillette '72 Tech / Personna Lab Blue (1)
    WCS Lantern Synthetic

    DFS

    Today's music provided by:
    The Who ~ Live at the Isle of Wight Festival, 1970
     
  7. Toivo como siempre una máquina de espumar. Buen afeitado.

    Rating: 3.5 / 5

    Razor: Filomatic Classic 2017.
    Blade: Feather Doble Hoja.
    Brush: Rock Razor Sintética.
    Lather: Toivo. Razor Master.
    Aftershave: Ocean Blue ALDI.
    Additional Care:
    Jabon Preafeitado Fitjar.
    Tazón Calentador Crown King.
    SOTD 12/07/2018
     
  8. PJO

    PJO Contributor

    The filters I have been using were minimalist.
    Playing now with some bolder/edgier filters.
    Nothing ventured, nothing gained — right? :001_rolle

    Patti
     
  9. Friday

    ‘65 English Tech
    Astra SS (2)
    Escali Badger
    Proraso Green Soap
    Day Logic AS

    That’s it!
     
  10. Pre-Shave: Prorasso Red
    Lather: Prorasso Red / few drops of Glycerin
    Brush: Semogue 1460
    Shavette: Sanguine R5 / Shark SS (1)
    DE: Fat Handle Tech / 7 O'clock Yellow (3)
    Balm: Nivea Sensitive
    AS: Diesel - Only The Brave​
    IMG_1238.JPG Now that I possess something akin to competence with a DE, I reckon its time to up the ante. Hence my first attempt at wielding a Shavette; VERY cautiously! Two slow and careful passes, (WTG and then some XTG then WTG some more). Took me a while but I'm happy to report only a couple of very minor cuts and a little bit of irritation; nothing like the kind of carnage I'd been expecting. Finished off ATG with the Tech rather than push my luck any further for now. It's going to take a lot more practise to get competent, but all said, I'm pretty damned pleased.
     
  11. Bottom Dial
    Personna 74 (one year old blade, palm stropped back)
    Simpson Duke 3
    Tabac and Tabac

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    Rating: 5 / 5

    Razor: TATARA Masamune peine cerrado
    Blade: FEATHER HI-STAINLESS
    Brush: VIE LONG EPSILON Burdeos Dos Bandas 54/25 mm.
    Lather: PHOENIX A A CaD
    Aftershave: VITOS by Susan Darnell Tobacco
    Additional Care:
    MYRSOL emulsión​
     


  13. Saturday SOTD

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    1958 Gillette Super Speed T.V. Special
    Blade: Wilkinson Sword UK (D5)
    Brush: Semogue Owners Club Boar 24mm
    Bowl: Symmetrical Pottery
    Pre-Shave Scrub: MRGO Lime
    Pre-Shave Balm: Grooming Dept Unscented V35
    Shave Soap: Mitchells’ Wool Fat
    Post: Organic Shea Butter Lavender
    Aftershave: Muelhens 4711

     
  14. PJO

    PJO Contributor

    :clap::clap::thumbup::thumbup:

    Patti
     
  15. PJO

    PJO Contributor

    Ha, you are determined to make that albatross razor fly, heh, Russ?

    Patti
     
  16. PJO

    PJO Contributor

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    Patti
     
  17. Phoenix Shaving | Kiritimati (CK-6)
    APShaveCo. Elegant Emerald | SynBad 24mm
    The New Improved Schick Injector Razor | Personna 74


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  18. PJO

    PJO Contributor

    Nice, Matt. I am beginning to detect a theme in your recent pics. Do you have enough holiday sets to do the whole twelve days of Christmas thing?

    Patti
     
  19. Yes. I actually have 5 divisions of my sets: Fall, Winter/Christmas, Spring/Summer, year-round, and Novelty.
     
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