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SOTD "FREE WEEK" February 15th - February 21st, 2021

Pre: 3P
Razor: Merkur 34HD gold
Blade: Glillette 7 o'clock Super Platinum India black 4th use - retired
Brush: Simpson Eagle G3
Soap: Vitos Extra Super Coco
Post: generic Witch Hazel, Mennen Musk
Result: DFS - barely

I really wanted to make this blade work. So today I did some prep, used a tallow base and bowl lathered. The result was still only average with a lot of clean ups so in the end I binned it. The AS I found by chance on AZ, not sure if it is French or Belgian. Nice sweet musk scent and my face feels soft and smooth with no sticky/oily residue.
Pre-shave:- Cold Shower
Bowl/Scuttle:- Captain's Choice
Brush:- Semogue SOC 2 Band Finest Badger in Taj Resin 24/53mm knot
Soap/Cream:- Noble Otter ~ Lonestar
Razor/Blade:- Gillette Red Tip (0.66mm) E1 1959 US / Gillette 7 O'Clock Yellow #2
Post/After-shave:- T.N. Dickinson Witch Hazel Astringent mixed into the 240ml bottle with Invite E High Potency Pure Oil (10 drops), Natural Plant Glycerin (20) & Tea Tree Oil Antiseptic (5)
SOTD, Friday, February 19, 2021

Rating: 5 / 5

Razor: Gillette Tech Pre-War Fat Handle
Blade: Big Ben Super Stainless (2)
Brush: AP Shave Company 24mm SynBad Fan w/ Ivory Green Handle
Pre-Shave: PAA Cube 2.0 Mentholated
Lather: Long Rifle Soap Company Brown Bess
Aftershave: Stirling Executive Man
Additional Care:
Alum Block
cold water splash
Thayers Witch Hazel Astringent (unscented)
Creed Aventus EDT

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