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SOTD "FREE WEEK" May 10th - May 16th, 2021

Captain's Choice travels conclude with the final sample...
Day two of the Captain's Three day voyage: Land Ho!
Brush: Parker Synth Brush
Bowl: Shave Nation
Lather: Captain's Choice Land Ho! soap
Razor: Gillette 1959 E4
Blade: Feather (1)
Post: Shavex Alum Block
Post: Thayers Witch Hazel
Balm: Captain's Land Ho!

Excellent Lather with along with a fresh summer scent!


Razor: Schick G3 Gold Plated Injector Razor
Blade: Schick Injector
Brush: Simpson Duke 3 Synthetic
Pre-Shave: Proraso White
Lather: Art of Shaving Sandalwood Cream
Aftershave: Proraso Green Splash
Additional Care:
Thayers Facial Tonic Witch Hazel Unscented
Imperial Leather Talcum Powder
May 16, 2021

Took my German Wilkinson Sword to 100 shaves today, most shaves I’ve ever put on a blade. Still getting pretty good shaves. DFS two pass shave today.

Brush: PAA Atomic Rocket 🚀
Soap: Martin de Candre Vétyver
Lather: Face lather
Razor: Haircut & Shave N095
Blade: Wilkinson Sword (100)
Post: Geo. F Trumper Lime Skin Food



Brush: Semogue Torga-C3 Finest Mistura 22/49
Soap: TFS Mandarino Tachibana
Razor: Yuma YM-403 head on Phoenix aluminum handle
Blade: Personna Platinum Chrome (8)
ASL: TFS Mandarino Tachibana

A lovely shave. :biggrin:
The whole team gave an exemplary performance. We're high on life here at ZenShaveLand. :punk:

Happy shaves guys. :cornut:
Sunday shave


Prep: Curology Cleanser
Soap: Stirling Weekend in Malibu
Brush: Omega B&B Essential boar
Razor: Parker 24C open comb
Blade: Gillette 365
Post: alum -> Pinaud Clubman Classic Vanilla aftershave

First use of a 365 blade and it worked out fine. Cut well and seemed to be fairly smooth. Two passes only for DFS face and mix of CCS/SAS neck. No feedback.
Razor: Muhle R41 Twist
Blade: Wilkinson Sword - Super Sword Edge (Made in England), day 3
Cream: TOBS Grapefruit, lathered in clay scuttle
Brush: Simpsons M7 Manchurian
Post: Thayers WH
Fragrance: Amouage Memoir

Finally get the hang of lathering up the TOBS to provide good comfort.
The R41 always serves are a reminder of my mortality, a few nicks given that dried up with the Thayhers.

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SOTD : 15th May 2021.

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Shaving recipe for today.

Prep: Warm shower:/Nivea Men ~ Power Fresh Shower Gel.

Cold wet flannel to my face.
Pears ~ Transparent Bar Soap With Mint Extracts. + Nuage Menthol shaving Oil.
Brush: Anbbas 24mm Synthetic.
Bowl Lather.
Bowl: Tesco's Ceramic 'Cosmo' Side Bowl.
Lather: Vitos ~Vegetale Shaving Soap.
Blade : Gillette Nacet. (D1)
Razor : Pearl SBF-11.

Cold water face wash with brush squeezings, Cold Water Face Rinse. /Homemade (~Spring/Summer mix~) Lemon, Eucalyptus, Tea Tree, Essential Oils. +3 Menthol Crystals Mixed Together With 200ml of Care+Witch Hazel./Nivea Men ~ Sensitive Cooling PSB./ P&G ~ Old Spice Bearglove ASL Spray.


A new shave set up to start the weekend...It's been a while since i last used the Gillette Nacet and forgot how sharp these blades are paired up with the Indian Pearl SBF-11 razor was a wonderful efficient duo slicing through my stubble with effortless ease.

A enjoyable 3 pass +pick ups close comfortable shave with no errors to report.

Finishing to the shave off with a few generous squirts of P&G ~ Old Spice Bearglove ASL Spray.

My face is feeling silky smooth & smelling divine.;)

Stay safe, and enjoy the start of the weekend ladies & gentlemen.:cool:

Love that brush, got it myself, it's a really nice cheap brush :)

Preshave: Kiehl's Facial Fuel Energizing Face Wash
Razor: Ming Shi 3000S w/ Treet “Black Beauty” Carbon #1
Soap: Stirling Soap Co. Lemon Chill
Brush: Semogue 620
Aftershave: Biotherm Homme Aqua Power
Perfume: Perry Ellis 360° White

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Have a nice day / evening, gentlemen, and gentletts :)
Didn't know that Biotherm ("Biotherm de Monaco," as I remember) was still around. Is it still made by L'Oreal?
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