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

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!
The poppy and vintage razors are a great touch for Remembrance day - well done! I also see you've got some nickels in your bowl.
 
12 Nov 19
Razor:
Razorock GC .84
Blade: Kai stainless (3)
Brush: 24mm ApShaveCo SynBad w/Ruby ripple handle
Pre-Shave: Shower and face wash
Lather: La Toja stick
Aftershave: American Crew All in one balm
Additional Care: Thayer’s WH
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Tuesday 11.12.19 SOTD

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Pre' De Provence Artisanal French Soap lather and rinse
Schick Eversharp Type G1 Injector Razor (replated in 24k gold)
Schick Injector Razor Blade (3)
Vintage Kingsley (Austria) Pure Badger
Fine Fresh Vetiver in a vintage mug
Fine Fresh Vetiver aftershave

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SOTD - Tuesday 12 November 2019



  • Safety Razor: Charcoal Goods - Level 1 Bishop
  • Blade: Polsilver - Super Iridium
  • Shaving Brush: Morris & Forndran - L7 Lime Green - 27mm Bulb (Finest Badger)
  • Shaving Soap: PannaCrema - Nuàvia Verde
 
Tuesday SOTD

Ever Ready 1914
GEM PTFE (16)
MWF
Vie-Long BGS2012 Butterscotch Beehive Natural Horse
Aqua Velva Ice Blue​
 
razor : Parker 99r TTO
blade : Personna Q-ball (62) since 14.07.2019
brush : Omega bristle
soap : Arko Stick
Alum
Aftershave : Pitralon

Have a nice day !
 
Tuesday
Prep: Warm Shower-Stirling Scots Pine Sheep
Soap: Maggard Limes & Bergamot
Razor: Vintage Gillette Fat Boy
Blade: Vintage Personna 74 Tungsten (4)
Brush: Maggard 2-Band Badger-24mmx56mm
Aftershave: Stirling Barbershop w/Menthol

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

Maggard Limes & Bergamot today. 20 seconds to load the Maggard 2-Band Badger brush. Easy, thick, slick, lather. Personna 74 Tungsten in the vintage Gillette Fat Boy. Excellent smooth, close, shave. I finished with Stirling Barbershop aftershave.

Bob

 
Prep: Cold water
Razor : Koraat 8/8 (1/4 hollow)
Lather: Barrister and Mann Lyssa
Brush: Leonidam Molten Sapphire
After-shave: Cold water --> Saponificio Varesino Settantesimo Anniversario (70th Anniversary)

 
RazoRock "Tuscan Oud" Soap / WCS Silvertip Brush / Merkur 39C / Alum / Proraso Liquid Cream AS / Creed "Royal Oud" EdP

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Tuesday
Preshave: Trader Joe’s Face Wash
Razor: EJ89L
Blade: Personna Platinum Chrome (Israeli Red)
Soap: Brickell Brushless Shave Cream
Balm: Burberry Brit
 
SOTD 12 November

Deep forest walk in the Smokies in the late fall. That is EXACTLY what comes to mind with the scent of this wonderful soap from Stirling. The cedar, lichen, balsam, and sage are prominent to my nose anyway - what a beautiful combination.

Day 3 of my tour of 8 samples I picked up last week: Gatlinburg. As usual, a creamy, protective lather was easily built in my bowl after 20 seconds of loading on the sample puck (which no doubt will last me many, many shaves. A 1 ounce sample is well worth the $3.25 you'll spend to try out this excellent soap.

Pre-shave: hot shower and towel
Razor: Merkur 34D HC
Blade: Voskhod (#4)
Brush: Omega Pro 49
Bowl: Fine Accoutrements Ceramic Lather Bowl
Soap: Stirling Gatlinburg
Aftershave: Stirling Gatlinburg Splash

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The poppy and vintage razors are a great touch for Remembrance day - well done! I also see you've got some nickels in your bowl.
Thanks, the nickels are used for agitation when I first started traditional shaving looking for a lathering bowl or laundering my money every morning :lol: . The bowl is excellent for lathering and I think I have 6 different ones and these work the best IMO.
Have some great shaves!
 
12-11-2019

Agua y jabón :: RazoRock, Santa Maria del Fiore :: RazoRock 400 :: Gillette Bostonian, Dorco :: Myrsol, Agua Balsámica :: 444




Salut!


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SOTD Nov 12-2019 - I'm still enjoying my Enders speed shaver with the blade carrier and complimented with a Schick pro line in the seat of the carrier.

Razor : Enders speed shaver - MFG 1940's>
Blade : Schick pro line B-20 with a Enders blade carrier.
Soap : Proraso red Sandal wood
Brush : Yaqi tuxedo knot 24mm+
Preshave : Brush wash the face with CeraVe hand bar soap + a dollop of Aloe Vera gel on beard area.
Post shave: Dickinson's witch hazel
Post shave: Proraso red sandal wood with witch hazel + Nivea balm
Results : CCS,DFS,BBS+ Aftershave indicated no irritation + no weepers = :biggrin1:


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Have some great shaves!
 
Monday 11th and Tuesday 12th November




Vitos Pre Shave Cream
Scottish Fine Soaps Traditional Shaving Soap
Semogue 2012 SE Badger/Boar Mix
Ikon MR-SE on a Windrose Damascus with a Feather Super Pro
Thayers Witch Hazel with Cucumber
Dove Moisturiser
Boots Freshwood AS

2 consecutive shaves with the same setup.....both faultless.
 
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