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SOTD "FREE WEEK" May 13th - May 19th, 2019

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2019-05-16

Ikea bowl ¤ Restored Goldpunkt Boar ¤ Gillette Old Type + 7 o'clock SharpEdge
TOBS Eton College Collection ¤ Floïd Black AS ¤ T&H Clubman Cologne


 
34 Barbasol NFH/Chinese Wilkinson. Smooth but ultimately too mild to be a an effective head shaver.


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~ Hello gentlemen ~

Hot shower + BA spearmint & patchouli bar soap & Proraso pre-shave cream, Arko soap (a leftover stick that I melted into a mug - beautiful and ample rich lather), American Crew post-shave menthol & mint Toner, TBS British Rose body yoghurt (as aftershave prep), vtg Grey Flannel a/s by Geoffrey Beene.
Gillette Old Type, Astra SP, Beter synth brush.
 


Friday SOTD


Razor: British Ever-Ready 1912
Blade: Gem PTFE SS (D5)
Brush: Yaqi Moka Express 2-band 26mm
Bowl: HoneycombCopper 4 ½”
Pre-Shave Scrub: MRGO Lime
Pre-Shave Balm: Grooming Dept Mandarin and Cardamom
Shave Soap: Grooming Dept Citric
Post: MdC Huile Végétale Camomille
Aftershave: Extro Italiana

 
Timeless Scalloped Ti 0,68 OC/ Iridium Super/ Paladin Falstaff KC-L Finest/ B&M Night Music/ Emulsione Analcolica S. Maria Novella
 

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Pears Transparent Soap face lather and rinse
RazoRock "What the Puck?!" Orange Sunrise
Schone open comb gold / Nacet (1)
Yaqi R1730 Sagarda Familia Tuxedo
Italian Barber Amici After Shaving Splas
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17 May 19
Razor: Rockwell 6S, R4
Blade: Feather (1)
Brush: Yaqi 24mm metal timber wolf
Pre-Shave: ICE Bay rum pre shave oil
Lather: Cremo, bowl lather
Aftershave: Clubman bump mend / Omega balsamo balm
Additional Care: Alum / Thayers
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2019-05-17

Ikea bowl ¤ No Name Boar ¤ 6/8" Feon 888
QCS Esquire ¤ Myrsol F./Extra ¤ T&H Spanish Leather


 
Fri 17th May

RazoRock Plissoft 22mm
Vitos Super Red
Mercer Progress LH.
Personna Lab Blue [ 4 ]
Massimo Dutti A/S Lotion

A very rare outing with a DE Razor today as I seem to be predominately an SE/Injector user these days. I chose the dependable Vitos as a soap , and I must say it provided a great Lather to work with and the Shave was really smooth.
I was rather pleased that I chose to use the Progress today, as I enjoyed using it and was rewarded with an extremely
close finish nigh on a Face Stroker.

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Friday
Pre-shave: Clinique Charcoal Face Wash/Baxter Shave Tonic
Razor: RazoRock Mamba
Blade: Personna Platinum Chrome (Israeli Red)
Brush: Thater LE 5
Soap: Kiss My Face Cool Mint Shaving Cream
Aftershave: Alum/Ogallala Bay Rum
Moisturizer: Nivea Revitalizing Lotion
 
Friday
Prep: Warm Shower-Stirling Ramblin’ Man
Soap: Barrister & Mann Seville
Razor: Vintage Gillette Fat Boy
Blade: Vintage Gillette “Spoiler” Super Stainless (11)
Brush: Elite Razor/ WSP Silvertip-24mmx50mm
Aftershave: Bentley Intense EdT


WTG-XTG-ATG (adjusted angles for my beard)

Barrister & Mann Seville today. 20 seconds to load the Elite Razor/ WSP Silvertip brush. Easy, thick, slick, lather. Gillette “Spoiler” SS still in the Gillette Fat Boy. Excellent smooth, close, shave. I finished with Bentley Intense EdT.

Bob

 
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