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Great shave this morning! Really starting to get the hang of this straight shaving thing. Finished a two pass (WTG, ATG) that actually required no safety razor clean up, and resulted in a DFS++. Grabbed my trusty VC1 and completed my usual two pass (WTG, ATG) VBBS dome shave. I feel refreshed, cool, clean and velveteen!
RAZOR: Dovo Special (Mug) Valet Auto Strop VC1 (Dome)
BLADE: Feather FHS-10
PREP: Cold water rinse followed by a scrub with Rabid Banana Preshave Cube
BRUSH: Jayaruh Custom Boar #372
SOAP: Haslinger Schafmilch w/ 6 drops of M-Bomb
POSTSHAVE: Cold water wash with brush squeezings followed by Humphreys Lilac WH and Osage Rub. Finished with Ogallala Bay Rum & Sandalwood AS Splash followed by Royall Bay Rhum EdT
Razor: Los Angeles Shaving Soap Company BBS-1 (#100)
Blade: Feather Hi-Stainless
Soap: Barrister & Mann Lavanille
Brush: Rudy Vey Faux Ivory Keyhole/Muhle STF
Aftershave: Stirling Deep Blue Sea
The Little Hula Girl
Sunday SOTD 12jul2020
Pre-shave: cold water splash
Brush: PinkWoolf boar brush
Cream: Old Spice Original
Razor: Gillette 1974 U2 tto vintage (super slim twist)
Blade: 7o'clock super platinum
After Shave: Old Spice Original
Schick Sunday shave,July 12th 2020- The Schick 500 injector with hydro-magic is my longest safety razor in my rotation measuring 5 3/8 inches in length. A unisex razor that anyone in the family can use IMO for reaching those tough areas.
Razor: Schick Golden 500 injector hydro magic - Mfg 1957-64 Blade: Personna SS PTFE injector Soap: Razorock blue barber "what the puck" Brush: Yaqi Rainbow 26 mm synthetic brown whiskers- great lathering brush with those soft tips I enjoy! Pre shave: Brush wash my face with Cerave hand bar cleanser + a dollop of clear Aloe Vera gel on beard area. Prep: cold water rinse after each pass of 3 + pickups. Post shave: Razorock blue barber with witch hazel + a dollop of Nivea balm. Results: CCS,DFS,BBS + no irritation + no weepers = great shave with my Schick golden 500 injector + hydro magic razor.
Speick Shave Stick
Muhle 31K 256 Silver Tip Fiber
11/16 Le Grelot #361 "The Lord Barber"
Tony Miller 3" Fast Bridle Strop
Osma Alum Block
Nivea Sensitive Cool Balm
Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue
6/8 Johan Engstrom Frameback
Tony Miller 3" Steerhide Strop
Osma Alum Block
Clubman Virgin Island Bay Rum
Art of Shaving Kingsman Bourbon Balm
Dolce & Gabbana The One