SOTD "FREE WEEK" January 7th - January 13th, 2019

Discussion in 'Shave of the Day!' started by ronweston, Jan 6, 2019.

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  1. My short and sweet advice is have you tried blooming the soap in hot tap water for 5 minutes?..or you might have bought a dodgy tin?..this does happen with any mass-produced items, not just ones made in always take a chance, and it could well be with the tin you bought was faulty, give my blooming method a try, if that doesn't work..put it down to a bad purchase and move on to a brand you can get good results with.
    Take it easy. B :thumbsup:
  2. ⋆ GEM MicroMatic Open Comb
    ⋆ GEM Personna PTFE
    ⋆ Zenith B03-A26Pure Bristle Shaving Brush
    ⋆ Pre De Provence No. 63 Shaving Soap
    ⋆ Floid Suave Aftershave Lotion[​IMG]
  3. Friday, January 11
    PAA 11235~~Stirling Finest~~'56 Super-Speed~~Nacet~~4711
    Have a great day!
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    Pre: Cold Water Rinse
    Brush: Crazy Badger
    Lather: Declaration Grooming, Contemplation
    Razor: Vintage Merkur Slant
    Blade: Polsilver SI (2)
    Post: Barbasol Brisk AS

    Music today provided by:
    Bob Dylan ~ Blood on the Tracks


  5. Saturday SOTD


    Razor: SR-71 Slant
    Blade: Personna Red (D6)
    Brush: Turtleship Shave Machine 07324mmm synthetic
    Bowl: HoneycombCopper 4 ½”
    Pre-Shave Scrub: MRGO Lime
    Pre-Shave Balm: Grooming Dept Unscented
    Shave Soap: Turtleship Shave Bay Rum
    Post: Stirling's Bay Rum Butter
    Aftershave: Shulton Old Spice Lime

  6. Razor: Phoenix Ascension DOC SS
    Blade: Astra Green
    Brush: Omega 10098
    Shave Soap: Soap Commander Fortitude
    Aftershave: Master Smokey Oud (vintage glass) [​IMG]

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  7. Brush: Yaqi Tuxedo
    Lather: Pre de Provence Shave Soap
    Razor: Maggard slant/WCS handle
    Blade: Derby Extra

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  8. SOTD
    Zenith Manchurian (Soap Destroyer [​IMG] )
    Whispers From the Woods - Pomelo
    Rockwell 6c
    Gillette Nacet
    Nivea Balm
    Penhaligon's Sartorial
    Well a BBS today like almost everyday

  9. shm



    Ikea bowl ¤ PenWorks Super Silvertip ¤ FaTip Classic + Wilkinson
    D.R. Harris Arlington Soap, Aftershave and Cologne

  10. Brush: Vintage Kent K31 "Pure Bristle"
    Lather:Cremo Sandalwood Lathering Shave Cream
    Razor:Barbero Safety Razor No. 2
    Blade: Derby Extra
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  11. Somnos

    Somnos Contributor

    2 pass shave and got the job done. First use of the brush and quite a nice one it is, perfect for bowl lathering.

    Rating: 4 / 5

    Razor: Gillette Blue Tip Super Speed 1956
    Blade: Personna Platinum
    Brush: Simpson Colonel X2L
    Lather: Musgo Real Lavender
    Aftershave: Myrsol Agua Balsamica
    Additional Care:
    B.I.G. Co. Alum Block
    Fine Lather Bowl
  12. Date: 12 January 2019

    Pre-shave:- Cold Water straight from the tap
    Brush:- Proraso Professional (Omega) Boar 28/55mm knot
    Soap/Cream:- Stirling ~ Lime
    Bowl/Scuttle:- Captain's Choice
    Razor/Blade:- Karve CB 'E' / Vintage NOS England Wilkinson Sword #12
    Post-shave:- Thayers Witch Hazel & Tea Tree Oil / WAHL Bay Rum Aftershave Splash
    Fragrance:- L'Eau Bleue D'issey Pour Homme
  13. Thanks for the reply. Yes I tried blooming the soap, alas to no avail. Maybe it is just a dodgy tin? Perhaps best to call it quits with this one and move on as you suggest. After all, there are many other soaps that do work perfectly well.
  14. Wolfman razor - Guerrilla, Zenith 506 A, Valobra soap, Denim black aftershave, Gillette silver blue


  15. SOTD : 12th January 2019.

    Shaving recipe for today.

    Prep: Hot shower:/ L'OREAL~ Carbon Shower Total Action.


    warm wet flannel to my face.

    Pears ~ Transparent Soap.

    Brush: Fine Stout 24mm Synthetic.

    Bowl Lather.

    Cream : KMF ~ Peaceful Patchouli.

    Blade: Ladas Super Stainless .(1)

    Razor: Weishi 2.0 Adjustable. (Settings) wtg,5. xtg,5. atg,+pick ups 6.


    Cold Water Face Rinse./ Homemade Lavender + Tea Tree Oil Witch Hazel Mixture./Nivea Men ~ Sensitive Cooling Post Shave Balm.

    Boots ~ Freshwood ASL.


    A new shave set up to start the weekend..Another saturday shift at the mill, hopefully we can get the back log of work up to date and finish early..something tells me we won't though, oh well,as always needs must, at least my shave has started the weekend off with some pleasure..'Onwards & upwards'.

    It's been a while since i last used the KMF shaving cream, it created a wonderful lather without drying out in between passes, the post shave feeling was superb.

    The Weishi 2.0 Adj /Ladas SS matched together very nicely resulting in a comfortable 3 pass + pick ups near bbs shave with no errors to report.I'm really impressed by the smooth efficiency of the Weishi Adj...Another very 'face feeling' bbs shave.;)

    Finishing to the shave off with a generous splash of Boots ~ Freshwood ASL.

    Enjoy the start of the weekend, ladies & gentlemen.:cool:

    Last edited: Jan 11, 2019
  16. SOTD - Saturday 12 January 2019


    • Safety Razor: Paradigm - 17-4
    • Blade: Polsilver - Super Iridium
    • Shaving Brush: Declaration Grooming - Jefferson Vastness LE B4 - 27mm Fan (Finest Badger)
    • Shaving Bowl: Saponificio Varesino - Shaving Grail Bowl
    • Shaving Soap: Declaration Grooming - Icarus Sellout
    • After-Shave: Declaration Grooming - Sellout
    • Fragrance: Creed - Aventus - EdC (1.5 ml) (Sample)
  17. Saturday, 01/12/18
    Floid oil
    Saponificio Varesino 1945, Manna di Sicilia: Shving soap & Aftershave
    Saponificio Varessino 1945, SV 2.0, High mountain white badger manchurian 26 mm, cocobolo.
    Dovo 25, Fritz Brach, Solingen.
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