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SOTD "FREE WEEK" June 29th - July 5th, 2020

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.

Pre: Hot shower.
Razor: Timeless, S/S, 0.68 Scalloped base plate with 14 mm x 85 mm dimpled handle
Blade: Feather
Bowl: Handmade bowl, Mk3
Brush: RazoRock Silvertip Synthetic
Soap: abac original
Post: Tabac original after shave
WTG, ATG, touch up with adjusted angles for my beard.

Thuesday, June 29, 2020.
Tremonia Meißner, mint ice menthol, pre shave soap. Fitjar, Folgefonn, shaving cream & balm aftershave. Simpson Chubby 2 best badger. H. Sauzedde, Bucéphale, modèle Atlante Spécial pour barba dure, Thiers +6/8. Mennen, gren tonic, lotion aftershave. Lalique, Hommage à l’homme voyager EdT.

Menthol Monday SOTD

Razor Cobra Classic
Blade: Schick Proline (D2)
Brush: Oscar11 Aqua\White SOC Boar
Scuttle: PAA Travel 4" Blue
Pre-Shave Scrub: MRGO Lime
Pre-Shave Balm: TSD Iced SubZero
Shave Soap: Nobel Otter Orbit
Balm: Organic Shea Butter
Aftershave: Nobel Otter Orbit
Mon 29 SOTD
Soap RazoRock Mudder Focker 1st Use
Bowl Ceramic
Brush Yaqi 26mm Lucky Dice Tuxedo
Razor RazoRock SLOC
Blade Tatra Platinum 6th
Post & Aftershave
Ice Water + Special Thayers Mix
Hyaluronic + Reuzel Wood & Spice
2nd of RazoRock Soap used. Now this is a better scent...much better than yesterday's Blue BarberShop. Still...scent is too mild..wish it was stronger. The lather created however was WOW! Took some time and much water but the result was terrific...super thick & creamy! Slick too!
Shave with razor paired with blade was nice, smooth and comfortable...auto-cruise. Not as efficient but enjoyable. 3+1 multiple passes without issues and DFS++ results. Face felt nicely moisturized after all the post & aftershaves. Rating 9.5/10
Date:- 29 June 2020

Pre-shave:- Cold Water straight from the tap
Bowl/Scuttle:- Captain's Choice
Brush:- WCS Two-Tone Tall (Blue & White) Extra Dense Synth. 26/56mm knot
Soap/Cream:- Declaration Grooming ~ Gratiot League Square
Razor/Blade:- Muhle R41 attach to iKon Bulldog / Polsilver Super Iridium #3
Post/After-shave:- T.N. Dickinson Witch Hazel Astringent mixed into the 240ml bottle with Natural Glycerin (20 drops) & Tea Tree Antiseptic (10) / The Stray Whisker Aftershave Balm (Australian made)
- Razor : RazoRock Game Changer SB 0.84 (Barber Pole Jürgen Hempel Handle)
- Brush : Simpson Chubby 2 Sintético (27mm)
- Lather : La Savonniere du Moulin (Soap)
- Aftershave : Nivea Deep Comfort (Lotion)
- Blade : Wizamet Super Iridium (#1)



Mondays shave 2.jpg
Todays's shave starts off with Big Shave Southwest soap made by PAA. The CK-formula of this soap does not contain tallow but provides a superior lather and shave. The brush was made by Rudy Vey and contains a Shavemac D01 two-band knot. The razor is a Wolfman SS SB WR 2 with a Wizamet Super Iridium blade. The aftershave was Thayers Rose Petal WH followed by Neutrogena Triple Protect. The fragrance was GFT Sandalwood which I will have to replace soon.
Parker Variant razor
Super Max Diamond Edge blade (1)
PAA Scentsless pre-shave
PAA The Beach soap
TNS Chess 25mm Boss synthetic brush
Doug Smith Pottery shave mug
Osma alum block
Nivea Sensitive aftershave balm
Captains Choice Lime aftershave

First time lathering with the brush, and it was a stellar lather and a great, close shave.
Pre-shave: Imperial Glycerine Soap/Stirling Executive Man Pre-shave Oil
Razor: Gillette Red-tip SuperSpeed
Blade: PermaSharp Super Stainless
Brush: DS Cosmetic Ken Surfs 2019 Summer Edition
Soap: Bath House Spanish Fig & Nutmeg
Aftershave: Alum/Quinn’s Rose Petal Witch Hazel/Booster Mosswood
Balm: Perricone MD Lightweight Moisturizer
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