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SOTD "FREE WEEK" July 20th - July 26th, 2020

Whiterook

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Razor: Schick I1 injector razor
Blade: Schick Injector
Brush: Simpson's Duke 3 Sapphire Special Edition in synthetic
Pre-Shave: Cremo Brushless Shaving Cream
Lather: Art of Shaving Sandalwood Cream
Aftershave: Mennen Skin Bracer
Additional Care:
Thayers Facial Tonic Witch Hazel Unscented
Pinaud Finest powder

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Sunday, 7/26:

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Razor - Raw Shaving RS-10, aggressive
Blade - Lord Platinum
Brush - Semogue Owners Club 24mm boar
Soap - Razorock Irish Countryside
A/S - Murphy & McNeil Claddagh splash

Very nice shave; went a little crazy with pickups at the end which caused a few weepers, but still really nice. The blade has really performed nicely through two shaves with two different razors. Seems like a pretty decent blade. The aggressive plate was again crazy smooth and plowed through a lovely lather. Digging on this scent for the entire shave, holy cow is it a great one. Just a really good Sunday shave.
 
Pre: Hot shower
Razor: Timeless, S/S, 0.68 Scalloped base plate with 14 mm x 85 mm dimpled handle
Blade: Astra Superior Platinum
Bowl: Handmade bowl, Mk3
Brush: RazoRock Silvertip Synthetic
Soap: Tabac original
Post: Tabac original after shave
WTG, ATG and touch ups with adjusted angles for my beard.

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Tuesday, 7/28:

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Razor - Mergress
Blade - Astra SP
Brush - Wolf Whiskers Kaylee 24mm Maggard SHD 2-band fan
Soap - Catie's Bubbles Cool & Fresh
A/S - Stirling Eucalyptus Mint

I literally looked in the mirror after I finished and said "wow!" 10/10. SO refreshing! I got a wonderful lather from the soap, and the scent was just what the doctor ordered. Really digging on these cool, fresh scents right now. The knot in this brush is unbelievable. I think these Maggard knots stand with just about anything. SO soft, what a face feel. I started with the razor on 3.25 for the first pass, and with the Astra it was just so smooth and pleasant. Dialed down to 2.5 for the second, and that was all she wrote, done and dusted. Just a marvelous shave, what a great razor.
 
Kicking off a week of vacation shave.

Paladin 28mm lotus brush in purple haze. Gillette slim on “8” with a fresh 7 o’clock blue blade. I’m really getting into the slim. To be honest if I only had that razor to use I’d be ok with it. Well, not really. But it is a great shaver.

have a good weekend folks.

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