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SOTD "FREE WEEK" November 12th - November 18th, 2018

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Pre-Shave: @nsavage pre-shave, cold water
Razor: Guerrilla
Blade: Ladas Super Stainless (1)
Brush: Paladin Chief Strawberry Amber
Lather: Stirling Gin & Tonic
Post-Shave: Alum, Thayers Original Alcohol Free Witch Hazel, South Australian Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil

I hope you all have a terrific Tuesday :thumbup:
 
Tuesday
Pre-shave: Bulldog Face Scrub
Razor: Gillette Short Comb New
Blade: Viking’s Sword Stainless
Brush: Simpson Duke 3 in Best Badger
Soap: C.O. Bigelow Shaving Cream
Aftershave: Alum/ Dickinson’s Witch Hazel
Balm: Burberry Brit
 

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Tuesday SOTD

Gillette 48-50 NDC Super Speed
Lord Platinum (2)
Mike's Hungarian Lavender
Omega 10290
Skin Bracer​
 
Forgot how soft this Omega boar is since the Yaqi synth arrived.

Omega Boar
British red tip
Treet silver carbon 2nd
Vintage mystery soap

Alovera gel
3P post shave cream
Proraso AS

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Last two days has been for going back to my start...

Yesterday:

Machine: Timeless 0.95 OC / UFO goliath prototype
blade: Astra green
brush: romera manchurian
soap: AP Reserve Fougere Bourbon Rose
splash: AP Reserve Fougere Bourbon Rose
EdP: AP Reserve Fougere Bourbon Rose




I screw up something while resizing the pic...

For that shave my very first DE blade and high end artisan soap were choosen. FBR is a completely winner as scent. Released as winter scent, I always wondered at that point why should it be restricted to cold days when it is more like a year round one. And why one should have to choose the scent in regard on the season. Latter, other scents started to populate my wardrobe and then started to learn and to see the point. There are some scents that are really season specific, and others than can be more year-round. I reckon FBR is one of the last ones, at least for most of it down here in the apple island, and one of the top scents for me. Great shave with zero complications.

Today:

Machine: Weber / UFO Goliath prototype
blade: Ladas
brush: BSB2 Silvertip
soap: TOBS avocado
splash: Thayers cucumber
splash: WK La fougere parfaite



From this set, my first high end hardware (excluding blades) and my first kinda of 'expensive' soap were choosen. Very good shave. all rounded. this cream is so easy to lather that should be used or tried by anyone moving into wet shaving because of shaving issues. And perform well, very well. My first use of a thayers, it looks as others WH, but with a scent that dissipates fast. I was going to abuse AP Reserve Lavioletta today, but I remembered something regarding double applying witch hazel, so I went for WK. The only issue is that it burns me a bit at the end of the eyebrow area. Ladas made a superb job, nothing to do with my first trial, that was awful.
 
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Can you explain?

Patti

I have read that if you use witch hazel and just after it a very nourishing splash like can be the AP reserve, ChatyLux or B&M Reserve, you may be applying too much "good" stuff. And for some skin types, it may not be good. I have certainly done it in the past with no issues, not regularly as Dickinson Witch hazel does not smell nice for me, but I just remembering while choosing the shaving gear for today, so I went that way today :)
 


Pre-Shave: @nsavage pre-shave, cold water
Razor: Guerrilla
Blade: Ladas Super Stainless (1)
Brush: Paladin Chief Strawberry Amber
Lather: Stirling Gin & Tonic
Post-Shave: Alum, Thayers Original Alcohol Free Witch Hazel, South Australian Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil

I hope you all have a terrific Tuesday :thumbup:
This is a great shave and an AWESOME photo!!
 
11/13/18
Reef Point "Admiralty" Shave Soap
H.L. Thater 4376/3 Silver Tip
5/8 Dovo-Inox w/Olive Wood Scales
Tony Miller 3" Premium Fast Bridle Strop
RazoRock Alum Stick
Lucky Tiger Face Tonic & After Shave
Reef Point "Admiralty" Balm
Acqua di Parma "Bergamotto di Calabria"
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Tuesday

Brush: Simpson Duke 3 Best
Cream: T&H Rose
Razor: Gillette Red Tip
Blade: Indian Wilkinson
A/S: Skin Bracer
Cologne / Fragrance: Aramis Devin

Mike
 
SOTD - Tuesday 13 November 2018



  • Safety Razor: Wolfman Razors - Guerrilla 316L
  • Blade: Polsilver - Super Iridium
  • Shaving Brush: El Druida - Vimocca - 25mm Fan (Manchurian Badger)
  • Shaving Scuttle: Yoresh
  • Shaving Soap: Sapone Di Paolo - Cremoso
  • After-Shave: Sapone Di Paolo - Cremoso
 
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Happy taco Tuesday

Preshave: proraso red
Soap: proraso red
Aftershave: proraso red
Brush: Simpson special
Razor: Gillette super speed
Blade: Lord Big Ben

Tried something different today, instead of lathering right from the tub of proraso, I transferred from the brush to my stainless steel bowl, didn’t seem any different. For ease of use, I’m sure I’ll just continue to lather from the tub of proraso and use my bowl for soaking my brush.

Have a great Tuesday!
 
#SOTD November 13th
Paladin Tortoise Sherlock 26
Catie's Bubbles LTV
Rex Ambassador
Wilkinson Sword


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Tuesday
Prep: Warm Shower-Stirling Scots Pine Sheep
Soap: Stirling Sandpiper
Razor: Gillette Fat Boy
Blade: Wilkinson Sword “Light Brigade” NEW Chromium Edge (14)
Brush: Wild West Brushworks/Elite Razor Manchurian White-24mmx54mm
Aftershave: Stirling Sandpiper w/Menthol

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


Stirling Sandpiper today. 20 seconds to load the Wild West Brushworks/Elite Razor Manchurian White brush. Easy, thick, slick, lather. Wilkinson Sword Light Brigade Chromium still in the Gillette Fat Boy. Excellent smooth, close, shave. I finished with Stirling Sandpiper aftershave.

Bob

 
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