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SOTD "FREE WEEK" November 11th - November 17th, 2019

It's another "FREE WEEK" ladies and gentlemen.

It's time to be creative.

Please feel free to post any photo, with any gear and any style you chose, or contribute by telling us what you used in your shave, with comments on the shave, if you desire.

Color, B&W, sepia or a photograph with any type of artistic touch you wish is always desired.


Veteran Day Shave


Razor: OneBlade GENESIS
Blade Feather FHS (D1)
Brush: Shavemac 23mm D02 Buffalo Horn
Scuttle: Georgetown G12
Pre-Shave Scrub: Ginger Garden Enigma
Pre-Shave Balm: Grooming Dept Patchouli & Mint
Shave Soap: CRSW Select Vetiver
Balm: Organic Shea Butter
Aftershave: Fine Fresh Vetiver

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Monday 11.10.19 SOTD
Pre' De Provence Artisanal French Soap lather and rinse
Schick Eversharp Type G1 Injector Razor (replated in 24k gold)
Schick Injector Razor Blade (2)
Semogue Owners Club Cherry Wood Boar
Barrister and Mann Cheshire Shaving Soap
Barrister And Mann Barrister's Cheshire Aftershave

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Prep: Cold water
Razor : Koraat 8/8 (1/4 hollow)
Lather: Noble Otter Jungle Warrior
Brush: Morris&Forndran Style 3 Ocean Mist Acrylic (26mm Finest Badger)
After-shave: Cold water --> Saponificio Varesino Settantesimo Anniversario (70th Anniversary)

Date:- 11 November 2019

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:- Stirling ~ Sunflower Fields
Razor/Blade:- Karve CB SS 'D' / Wizamet Polsilver Brown Stainless #5
Post/After-shave:- T.N. Dickinson Witch Hazel Astringent mixed into the 240ml bottle with Natural Glycerin (20), Tea Tree Antiseptic (10) & Peppermint (10 drops)
Fragrance:- Tommy Hilfiger for Men
11 Nov 19
Karve brass OC
Blade: Kai stainless (2)
Brush: 24mm Yaqi Giotto Synthetic brush
Pre-Shave: Shower and face wash
Lather: Speick stick
Aftershave: Osage Rub / Lucky Tiger menthol cream
Additional Care: Thayer’s WH
Veteran's Day
Pre-shave: Trader Joe’s Face Wash
Razor: EJ89L
Blade: Personna Platinum Chrome (Israeli Red)
Soap: Brickell Brushless Shave Cream
Aftershave: Alum/TOBS No. 74
Balm: Peter Thomas Roth Moisturizer
Calypso Blue ATT H1
Astra Superior Platinum
Gillette Pure Shave Cream
Omega Boar
Duke Cannon Ice Cold Balm
Clubman Pinaud Brandy Spice AS

Brush: Simpson Chubby 1 Best
Soap: Arko
Razor: '54 Z2 Super Speed
Blade: Voskhod
A/S: Family Dollar Brut clone
Cologne / Fragrance: Azzaro Visit

Prep: Warm Shower-Stirling Scots Pine Sheep
Soap: La Toja Cream
Razor: Vintage Gillette Fat Boy
Blade: Vintage Personna 74 Tungsten (3)
Brush: oscar11/TGN High Mountain White-22mmx48mm
Aftershave: Stirling Sandpiper w/Menthol

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

La Toja Cream today. 10 seconds to load the oscar11/TGN High Mountain White brush. Easy, thick, slick, lather. Personna 74 Tungsten in the vintage Gillette Fat Boy. Excellent smooth, close, shave. I finished with Stirling Sandpiper aftershave.



Prep: Valobra Glycerlanolina soap,Antica Barbieria Colla Almond Oil Pre-Shave Cream
Brush: Tony Forsyth P&C LE 2017 Platypus High Mountain White Badger
Soap: Declaration Grooming Trismegistus
Razor: Feather AS-D2
Blade: Vintage NOS Gillette 'Swede' (4)
Post: Thayers Cucumber Witch Hazel, Antica Barbieria Colla Almond Oil Balm
Scent: Terre d'Hermès EdT

A beautiful shave. Muscle memory is kicking in with the relatively narrow sweet spot of the AS-D2 - three passes and only a couple of touch-ups for a BBS result.
Remembrance day on a MMMonday morning -20 C, so I choose a few razors that soldiers would of used during World War 1&2.
Not sure they would of shaved every day but at certain events they had to shave by military dress code I believe.

Razors : Everready 1914 + Gem MMCP 1945 Peerless model.
Blade : Gem Personna SS PTFE (1)
Brush: Omega boar
Soap: Williams mug
Preshave: Brush wash the face with CeraVe hand bar soap + a dollop of Aloe Vera on beard
Post shave: Alum + cold water rinse
Post shave : Pinaud Clubman with witch hazel + Nivea balm
Results : CCS,DFS,BBs + alum indicated minor irritation + 2 blemish weepers = :wink2:

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Have some great shaves!


With a great avatar comes great misidentification
Razor: Ever-Ready 1924 Shovelhead
Blade: Gem PTFE coated
Brush: Vie-Long
Pre-Shave: Proraso White
Lather: Irisch Moos
Aftershave: Avon Blend 7
Additional Care: Thayer's Witch Hazel
Gentlemen Jon's Alum Block

Hart Steel 6/8
Tcheon Fung Sing Linea Intenso - Sandalwood
RazoRock Barber Handle Plissoft
Thayer's Lavender Witch hazel & Nivea Sensitive ASB



SOTD, Monday, November 11th, 2019

Shower at gym + glycerin soap face lather and rinse
Penhaligon's English Fern shave cream
Mason Pearson badger brush
Feather Artist Club folding shavette + Softguard blade
Cool washcloth rinse
Penhaligon's English Fern cologne

Proraso Preshave Cream / RazoRock "What The Puck?!" Blue Label soap / Stirling "High Mtn. White" Badger Brush / Merkur 39C / Personna Med Prep Blade / Alum / Vintage Avon "Deep Woods" Splash / Paul Sebastian EdC


Horn Bowl ¤ Rudy Vey 2-band, horn ¤ Rotbart Mond-Extra #15 + Blue Bird
Proraso Sandalwood Soap ¤ Proraso Sandalwood Aftershave Lotion

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