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SOTD "FREE WEEK" January 25th - January 31st, 2021

It's another "FREE WEEK" ladies and gentlemen.

It's time to be creative.

Please feel free to post any photo, with any gear and any style you chose, or contribute by telling us what you used in your shave, with comments on the shave, if you desire.

Color, B&W, sepia or a photograph with any type of artistic touch you wish is always desired.

HAVE FUN!
 

ajkel64

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1) Great Britain: Brush Simpson Special Pure Badger.
2) Italy: Soap Proraso White Tub.
3) Multinational: Razor Gillette SkinGuard. Cartridge made in Germany, Handle made in Poland and assembled in Poland.
4) France: Alum Block Osma.
5) Germany: Aftershave Balm Nivea Men Sensitive Post Shave Balm.
6) Spain: Cologne Nautica Classic Cologne.
 
Micromatic Mon 25th WAFH SOTD
Soap Stirling Orange Chill
Brush Yaqi 26mm Orange Black Synthetic
Razor GEM Junior
Blade GEM Stainless 9th use
Post & Aftershaves Ice Water + Thayers + Hyaluronic + Reuzel Wood & Spice
Excellent lather from the soap! A nice cooling orangy scent, creamy and slick too...love this soap!
Shave with razor paired with the blade was very good! Unimaginably smooth and comfortable for 3passes without any issues for a bbs/dfs/ccs result! Excellent post & aftershaves too.
Wow indeed for this blade... today's lead is the razor/blade pairing...so enjoyable. Rating 9.8/10
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Rockwell 6S Matte Black and Modern Williams with Aqua Velva Musk.

Prep: Hot Shower
Soap: Williams Mug Soap
Razor: Rockwell 6S Matte Black (R6, R5, R4, and R3)
Blade: Lord Platinum (4)
Brush: Zenith S series
AS: Aqua Velva Musk

Monday is upon us. Make it Musky and fantastic!
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Razors: Gillette Heritage (limited edition) vs. Muhle R89 Safety Razors
Blade: Personna Red (Israeli's)
Soap: Yuzu/Rose/Pachouli by Declaration Grooming
Post: Tea Tree Witch Hazel
Moisturiser: Hyaluronic Acid Serum
Balm: Prorasso Green Tea and Oat
EDT: Sauvage by Dior

Comments: I believe that the Gillette Heritage is slightly more efficient than the Muhle R89 though the heads appear near identical. I prefer the feeling of using something heavier with the muhle being nearly 10 grams heavier than the Heritage, though the check knurling on the heritage is spot on for grip. Really enjoy the Personna Reds and find them to be a balance razor blade, I hope they continue to produce them.
 
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Pre-shave:- Cold Shower
Bowl/Scuttle:- Captain's Choice
Brush:- Semogue SOC 2 Band Finest Badger in Cherry Wood 24/53mm knot
Soap/Cream:- Noble Otter ~ Hamami
Razor/Blade:- Muhle Rocca R94 / Gillette Stainless (red & white pack) #14
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)
Fragrance:- Tommy Hilfiger for Men
 
SOTD (025/2021)
25-01-2021

>> Shave Roulette <<

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Preshave: frigid tap water
Brush: Thäter 4125/2 2-band Silvertip Badger Imperial Red 26 Fan Rounded
Soap: Calani ~ Oriental Plum
Razor: Fatip Open Comb Slant
Blade: Gillette Wilkinson Sword China (8)
Postshave: frigid tap water, Nivea Man 2in1 AS.

Have some great shaves!
 
Monday
Pre-shave: Perricone Super Clean Face Wash /Baxter Shave Gel
Razor: RazoRock SLOC
Blade: Super Max Blue Diamond Platinum
Brush: EverReady C40
Soap: Mama Bear’s Ye Olde Barbershoppe
Aftershave: Alum/Thayer’s Original Witch Hazel/Booster Mosswood
Balm: Kiehl’s Facial Fuel
 
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