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SOTD "FREE WEEK" March 29th - April 4th, 2021


Sunday SOTD

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Razor: Standard Razor
Blade: Gillette Silver Blue (D11)
Brush: Paladin PK-47 26mm Blonde Badger
Bowl: The Distinctive Goat Style 10 5½” Walnut/Cherry
Pre-Shave Scrub: MRGO Lime
Pre-Shave Balm: GroomingDept Chamomile & Lemon
Shave Soap: Martin de Candre Agrumes
Balm: Luxx Jasmine Lime
Aftershave: Extro Cologne Italiana
 
SOTD, Easter Sunday, March 4, 2021

Nice 3-pass shave on the day of our Lord's resurrection.

The Razorock Old Type Open Comb paired with a Big Ben Super Stainless blade was just the ticket for a comfortable 3 pass shave that left my face baby butt smooth! The 2-band finest badger from Stirling did an amazing job of whipping up a Bergamot Lavender lather monster in my Anderson Pottery shaving bowl.

Have a great day, gentlemen.

Rating: 5 / 5

Razor: Razorock Old Type Open Comb
Blade: Big Ben Super Stainless (1)
Brush: Stirling 2-band Finest Badger
Pre-Shave: Neutrogena Men Razor Defense Face Scrub
Lather: Stirling Bergamot Lavender
Aftershave: Proraso Eucalyptus and Menthol
Additional Care:
Hugo Boss
Alum Block
Thayers Witch Hazel Astringent (unscented)
cold water splash


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Whiterook

Contributor
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Razor: Schick E3
Blade: Schick Injector
Brush: Simpson Duke 3 Synthetic
Pre-Shave: Proraso White
Lather: Art of Shaving Sandalwood Cream
Aftershave: Pinaud Brandy Spice
Additional Care:
Thayers Facial Tonic Witch Hazel Unscented
Imperial Leather Talcum Powder
 

SteelSchaben

Contributor
Pre: Hot towel treatment
Soap: Ogallala Bay Rum Shaving Soap
Brush: Omega 10066 Striped Boar
Razor: Gold Dollar, No Shoulder, Wooden Scales
Post: Nivea Post Shave Balm


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The Gold Dollar is the razor I learned to hone with. Pro: It does not do a bad job on the shave. Cons: Twice as heavy as my other SR's. Difficult to maneuver around the jawline and Larynx. Does not hold an edge as long as other SR's I have.
 

SteelSchaben

Contributor
SUNDAY
PRE: Bloom Water

RAZOR: Edwin Jagger Kelvin
BLADE: Astra‌ ‌Superior Stainless
BRUSH: Shave Forge 24mm Silvertip Badger
SOAP: Barrister‌ ‌and‌ ‌Mann‌ Bay Rum Shaving Soap
POST: Epsilon Blue Mediterranean Aftershave Splash
Have you ever tried the Ogallala Bay Rum soap? Curious if so; How would you compare it to the Barrister and Mann Bay Rum?
 
Razor: 1966 slim L 3
Blade: 7'clock green
Brush: new birthday gift 20mm slivertip with a fun an funky pink laminated wood handle
Lather: birthday sample SW southern witchcrafts autumn ash
Aftershave:birthday surprise southern witchcrafts Tres Matres
didn't like the scent off the puck with this soap but the lather mellowed out to a nice smokey scent
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Easter shave

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Prep: Neutrogena Razor Defense face scrub
Soap: Jabonman Vetiver de Haiti
Brush: SOC Mistura boar/badger
Razor: Timeless .68 and .95, matte SS, #6 for each
Blade: Rapira Swedish Supersteel, #3
Post: alum -> hyaluronic acid -> Clubman Pinaud Reserve Whiskey Woods aftershave

Head-to-head with the .68 and .95 base plates tonight. .68 on right cheek and left neck and .95 for the opposite. Two passes WTG/XTG on my face and N-S on my neck. Result: DFS everywhere except my lower neck, which rated SAS. The .95 areas were slightly smoother overall, but not as much as I expected. Feedback was nonexistent. Great shave.
 
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