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SOTD "FREE WEEK" November 30th - December 6th, 2020

Pre-shave:- Cold Water straight from the tap
Bowl/Scuttle:- Captain's Choice
Brush:- Yaqi Rainbow Pony Synth. 26/55mm knot
Soap/Cream:- Stirling ~ Satsuma
Razor/Blade:- Karve CB Matt SS 'SB-C' / Vintage Gillette Aussie 'Gold' Spoiler #12 .... finished
Post/After-shave:- T.N. Dickinson Witch Hazel Astringent mixed into the 240ml bottle with Invite E High Potency Pure Oil (10 drops), Natural Plant Glycerin (20) & Tea Tree Oil Antiseptic (5)
Fragrance:- L'eau D'issey Pour Homme
 
SOTD, Sunday, December 6

Rating: 5 / 5

Razor: Razorock SLOC
Blade: Gillette 7 O'Clock Super Stainless (4)
Brush: Simpson Trafalgar T2
Pre-Shave: PAA Cube 2.0 Mentholated
Lather: Cella
Aftershave: Pinaud Clubman
Additional Care:
Alum Block
Thayers Witch Hazel Cucumber Toner
cold water splash


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Sunday
Preshave: Perricone Super Clean Face Wash /Stirling Ozark Mountain Pre-Shave Oil
Razor: OREN
Blade: KaI Captain Titan Protouch MG
Brush: DS Cosmetic Ken Surfs 2019 Summer Edition
Soap: Mama Bear’s Ye Olde Barbershoppe
Aftershave: Humphrey’s Witch Hazel/Alum
Balm: L’Occitane Eau des Baux
 

Jgreenepa

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SOTD SUNDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 6, 2020

Woke up to a very cool, sunny 28 degree morning here in the western Philadelphia suburbs. My Feather DX mug focus continues as do my decisions regarding my safety razor collection. My Tradere review led to the sale of that razor, currently wending its way to California. In that same spirit, I've halved my AC safety razor collection from 4 to 2. My SS Hawk V3 and my green aluminum Hawk V2 are on their way south along with a new magazine of Feather AC Supers.

Next on the block for review this morning was my SS Supply V2. Even before I began this morning’s shave, I pretty much knew it was staying. It's just a magnificent shaver. This morning I loaded a fresh Schick Twinjector blade, and had at my noggin. One ATG pass effectively sheared my stubble right down to the skin line. The shave with the Twinjector reminded me of my Shake Sharp dome shaves with stacked DE blades. All that I really needed to do was some selective buffing after that first pass, but I enjoy my shaves too much! So I lathered up for a wholly unnecessary second pass which ended another great shave leaving me refreshed, clean and velveteen smooth!

RAZOR: Feather Wood Handled DX (Mug), Supply SS V2 (Dome)
BLADE: Feather Super AC (Mug), Schick Twinjector (Dome)
PREP: Cold water rinse followed by a scrub with Argan Oil
BRUSH: Rooney Ebony Badger
SOAP: Mitchell’s Wool Fat
POSTSHAVE: Cold water wash with brush squeezings followed by Humphreys Lilac WH and Osage Rub.
 
Sunday Schick shave

Razor: Schick G injector Canadian version-Mfg late 1940's-early 50's, interesting razor with a E3 safety bar style with parallel groves. mid range<
Blade: Personna SS PTFE injector(5) very sharp blade with good longevity & smooths out over time.
Soap: CR Salter Indian Sandal wood- nice scent with great lather qualities.
Brush: Yaqi Timberwolf 24 mm knot- Excellent lather creator, nice scrub with cloud like soft tips, excellent synthetic brush IMO.
Pre shave : Brush wash whole face with CeraVe hand bar cleanser + a dollop of clear Aloe Vera gel on cleaned beard area.
Prep: Cold water rinse after each pass of 2 + pickups. WTG + ATG + pickups.
Post shave: Witch hazel + Ogallala Bayrum & Sandal wood + a dollop of Nivea balm.
Results: CCS,DFS,BBS + no irritation + 1 weeper = :a17: Excellent shave with my Canadian version of a Schick G1 injector.

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Have some great shaves! Stay & think safe in these times!
 

Whiterook

Contributor
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Razor: Schick G4 Schick 66 Injector Razor
Blade: Schick Injector
Brush: Simpson's Duke 3 Sapphire Special Edition in synthetic
Pre-Shave: Proraso White
Lather: Art of Shaving Sandalwood Cream
Aftershave: Pinaud Brandy Spice
Additional Care:
Thayers Facial Tonic Witch Hazel Unscented
Pinaud Finest powder
 
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