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SOTD "FREE WEEK" March 22nd - March 28th, 2021

GEMonday, March29th, 2021

Razor: Gem Featherweight 1st Generation- Mfg 1950-52,2nd Gen 53-54(different top cap), excellent <mid range, carefree shave, nice feel when shaving.
Blade: Gem Personna SS PTFE(1) excellent blade, Very sharp, great longevity, smooths out nicely & predictable.
Soap: Razorock Lavender, nice scent, excellent lather qualities, nice post shave feel.
Brush: Yaqi Rainbow brown whiskers 26mm, excellent lather creator, soft cloud like soft tips, great scrub + excellent lather painter.
Pre shave: Brush wash whole face with CeraVe hand bar cleanser + a dollop of clear Aloe Vera gel on the cleaned beard area.
Prep: Cold water rinse after each pass of 2 + pickups. WTG + ATG + pickups.
Post shave: Razorock King Louis lavender with witch hazel + a dollop of Nivea balm.
Results: CCS,DFS,BBs + no irritation + no weepers= :a17: Excellent shave with my 1st Gen Gem Featherweight + a coated Gem.

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Have some great shaves! Stay & think safe in these times!
 
Monday, March 30th
SOTD

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Pre: warm shower
Brush: RazoRock 400 Noir 24mm
Soap: RazoRock Blue Label
Razor: Gillette Slim Adjustable I1 (1963)
Blade: Derby Extra (3)
Post: cold water rinse, witch hazel, shave balm
AS: Brut

It was my first time using the Blue Label. It has a pleasant aroma that is not over powering. The aroma does not linger. Sorry, I am terrible at describing smells. It needs lots of water to get a good lather. The Plissoft knot may not be the best for hard soaps, but it worked well. Overall, a pleasant shave.
7/10
 
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