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SOTD "FREE WEEK" January 11th - January 17th, 2021

Wednesday shave

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Prep: Noxzema
Soap: Southern Witchcrafts Lycanthropy
Brush: Edwin Jagger Silvertip
Razor: Parker 24C, shave #5
Blade: Rapira Platinum Lux, #1
Post: Alum -> hyaluronic acid-> Captain's Choice North aftershave

Two-passes, minimal feedback, mostly DFS with CCS on the bottom of my neck. First use of the Rapira and no issues whatsoever; seemed to cut as well as Astra SP for me.
 

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1) Germany: Brush Vintage Muhle Erzeugnisse Shaving Brush.
2) United Kingdom: Shave Gel Prince Sensitive Shave Gel.
3) Multinational: Razor Prince Maximum 2 disposable. Blades made in the USA, Assembled in Mexico and packaged in China.
4) France: Alum Block Osma.
5) Australia: Aftershave Balm Prince Sensitive Aftershave Balm.
6) USA: Cologne Calvin Klein Eternity for Men Cologne.
 
Thu 14th SOTD
Soap The Goodfellas Smile Chronos
Brush Yaqi 26mm Lucky Dice 2 Band Badger
Razor Game Changer.84-P SB
Blade Dorco Prime Platinum 2nd & last!
Post & Aftershaves Ice Water + Thayers + Hyaluronic + The Goodfellas Smile Chronos
Good lather from the soap. Really nice scent.
Shave with razor paired with the blade was just ok. Smooth and comfortable for 3passes except during the atg pass on chin and lips area for a dfs to ccs result. It was skippy & tuggy but fortunately did not suffer any nicks nor weepers. This is the best area to determine blade quality. This blade not so good for me. Will be ditched. Excellent post & aftershaves. Rating 9/10
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Razor: King C Gillette
Blade: King C Gillette (3rd use)
Brush: Yaqi Moka
Soap: Captain's Choice Venture
Post: Tea Tree Witch Hazel
Balm: Prorasso Greentea and Oat

Comment: Excellent soap. The KCG razor is mild though does the job well, the blade is also good but WAY too expensive if purchased by itself at $14aud ($10usd) for 2 tucks of 5. These blades, although really good, do not confer any superpowers for that price, so I shall not buy them separately.
 

SOTD : 14th January 2021.

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Shaving Recipe For today.

Prep: Warm shower:/ Original Source Tingly Mint & Tea Tree Shower Gel.

Pre:
Cold wet flannel to my face.
Pears ~ Lemon Flower Transparent Bar Soap + Nuage Menthol shaving Oil.
Brush: Omega Midget.
Face Lather.
Soap : Scottish Fine Shaving Soap.
Blade: Gillette ~ 'NOS 94' Super Silver Platinum. (4)
Razor: 1970's Gillette Aluminum Handle Tech S4. (ENG)

Post:
Cold Water Face Rinse./Homemade (~Winter mix~) Lavender + Tea Tree Oil Witch Hazel Mixture./ Blue Stratos ASL./Boots ~ Fragrance Free Moisturising Lotion.

Greetings,

A enjoyable 3 pass + pick ups close comfortable shave with no errors to report...A great shave to end my shaving week in style.

The Gillette 'NOS 94' blade has performed wonderfully with each of my shaves....I normally retire a blade after 4-5 max, but the 'NOS 94' i will use again in future shave as it's still got plenty of life within it...Finishing the shave with a small dollop of Boots ~ Fragrance Free Moisturising Lotion.

My face is feeling super smooth & smelling divine.;)

Keep safe, and enjoy your day ladies & gentlemen.😎
 
Williams Wednesday on a Thursday.

Classic Shaving Occams DE and Modern Williams with Aqua Velva.

Prep: Hot Shower
Soap: Williams Mug Soap
Razor: Occams DE (OC and SOC)
Blade: Astra SS (1)
Brush: Zenith Big Scrubby Boar
AS: Aqua Velva Ice Blue (Eur)
ASB: Aqua Velva (Eur)

Yesterday's shave was so great, I did it again with the Occams DE.
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SOTD (014/2021)
14-01-2021

>> Shave Roulette <<

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Preshave: frigid tap water
Brush:Yaqi Tuxedo 28mm Synthetic
Soap: Barrister & Mann ~ Nordost
Razor: Razorock Gamechanger .84 Jaws
Blade: Rapira Platinum Lux (6)
Postshave: frigd tap water, Stirling Soap~ Orange Chill AS, witch hazel & psb.

Happy shaves!
 
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