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SOTD "FREE WEEK" March 23rd - March 29th, 2020

Always love starting my day with Stirling and the wonderful scent of Opuntia 😊

Soap : Stirling Soap Company – Mountain Man
SotD : 26-03-2020
Razor : Merkur – 20c
Blade : Shark – Super Stainless (3)
Brush : Omega - EVO Silvertip fibre - Special Veteran
Aftershave : Saponificio Varesino - Opuntia
Eau de Parfum : Saponificio Varesino - Opuntia

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SOTD - Thursday 26 March 2020



  • Straight Razor: Saponificio Varesino / Koraat - Leonardo da Vinci - 6/8
  • Shaving Brush: Saponificio Varesino - Faux Ivory - 2.0 - 28mm Fan (Manchurian Badger)
  • Shaving Bowl: Saponificio Varesino - Olivewood
  • Shaving Soap: Saponificio Varesino - Manna di Sicilia - Beta 4.0
  • After-Shave: Saponificio Varesino - Manna di Sicilia - Splash
 
Those Maggard SHD knots are super nice. Very soft, and even as dense as they are, they don't seem to hog the lather. Did you make the handle too?
No. I don't have the tools necessary to make a handle. I found someone on Etsy that makes them though.
 
Thursday‌ ‌03.26.20‌ ‌SOTD‌

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Gillette British Aristocrat #66 in case
Personna‌ ‌Platinum‌ ‌Chrome‌ ‌Israeli‌ ‌Red‌ ‌(2)‌
Maggard‌ ‌22mm‌ ‌Aluminum‌ ‌Handle‌ ‌2-Band‌ ‌Badger‌ ‌
Pre de Provence shave soap
Pre de Provence Sante Green Tea

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That's a rather regal bit of kit. Very elegant, indeed! How old is the razor?
 
Date:- 26 March 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:- Barrister & Mann ~ Eventide
Razor/Blade:- Rockwell 6C-R3 / Gillette Stainless (red & white) #13
Post/After-shave:- T.N. Dickinson Witch Hazel Astringent mixed into the 240ml bottle with Natural Glycerin (20 drops) & Tea Tree Antiseptic (10)

Good to see the Dude hard at work.
 
SOTD - Thursday 26 March 2020



  • Straight Razor: Saponificio Varesino / Koraat - Leonardo da Vinci - 6/8
  • Shaving Brush: Saponificio Varesino - Faux Ivory - 2.0 - 28mm Fan (Manchurian Badger)
  • Shaving Bowl: Saponificio Varesino - Olivewood
  • Shaving Soap: Saponificio Varesino - Manna di Sicilia - Beta 4.0
  • After-Shave: Saponificio Varesino - Manna di Sicilia - Splash
That bowl truly is spectacular.
 
WEDNESDAY, 26 March 2020

Pre: Dove Beauty Bar
Lather: VdH*
Brush: H.I.S Synth
Razor: Mamba 70
Blade: Astra green (9)
Post: GBS Alum block
Balm: CeraVe
Frag: Lalique Encre Noire à L'Extrême
*The pink one (Deluxe?).

Stay healthy, everyone.
 
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