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SOTD "FREE WEEK" October 21st - October 27th, 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.


Menthol Monday SOTD

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Razor: Merkur Futur
Blade Feather (D1)
Brush: Omega 10081 Synthetic Boar 25mm
Bowl: The Distinctive Goat Style 4 5½” Cypress Sinker Log
Pre-Shave Scrub: Ginger Garden Enigma
Pre-Shave Balm: GroomingDept Unscented Iced
Shave Soap: Yeti Snot
Balm: Saponificio Varesino Puro Burro di Karitè
Aftershave: Alcolado Glacial
Prep: Cold water + Proraso Pre-shave
Razor : Koraat 8/8 (1/4 hollow)
Lather: Saponificio Varesino Cubebe
Brush: AP Shave Co Blue Lagoon with Tuxedo knot
After-shave: Cold water --> Saponificio Varesino Settantesimo Anniversario (70th Anniversary)
Date:- 21 October 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:- Ariana & Evans ~ Which One's Pink
Razor/Blade:- Rockwell 6s R6 / Vintage NOS England Wilkinson Sword #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
Pre-Shave - N/A
Bowl - Captains choice - cobalt xl
Brush - WCS -silvertip
Soap - Stirling dirty south wet shavers 2019
Razor - Gillette Fat boy
Blade - Wilkinson Sword
Post/after shave - Stirling Ozark
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Monday 10.21.19 SOTD
Pre de Provence Verbena face lather and rinse
Merkur 37c HD / Personna Platinum Chrome Israeli Red (2)
Frank Shaving 24mm x 50mm Silvertip Badger
Barrister and Mann Barrister's Reserve Spice Shaving Soap
Barrister's Reserve Spice Aftershave Splash

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21 Oct 19
Rockwell 6S R6
Blade: Polsilver Super Iridium (1)
Brush: 28mm ApShaveCo Silksmoke with winter handle
Pre-Shave: Shower and Clearasil face wash
Lather: Henri et Victoria Nautilus soap
Aftershave: Henri et Victoria Nautilus balm
Additional Care: Thayers WH
Monday SOTD

GEM 1912
Mike's Lime
Vie-Long BGS2012 Butterscotch Beehive Natural Horse
Aqua Velva Ice Blue​
SOTD - 2019.10.21
Growth: 24h
Brush: Botiho - ŌKU by P&P
Soap: Razorock Gold label
Razor: Merkur 37C
Blade: personna
Post: lather face wash, alum, concoction (*), Nivea Sensitive
Passes: 2 - WTG, XTG
Rating: 4.9/5

(*) witch hazle 50ml, 5ml glycerin, tea tree (10), Argan (25), bergamot (10), pachuli (5), menthol crystals - (drops)

Couldn’t ask for more on a travel shave. Very nice overall.

Greetings from Santa Rosa, CA
Schone OC
Derby Premium Blade
Omega Synthetic Boar
Soap Commander Courage
Duke Cannon Ice Cold Balm
Cold River Citrus Maximus AS

Brush: Simpson Duke 3 Best
Cream: Taylor - Sandalwood
Razor: '62 H1 Slim Adjustable
Blade: Assured (from Dollar Tree razor)
A/S: Family Dollar Brut clone
Cologne / Fragrance: Azzaro Pour Homme

Prep: Warm Shower-Stirling Executive Man
Soap: Coate’s Almond Cream
Razor: Vintage Gillette Pre-War Fat Handle Tech
Blade: Personna Med Prep (1)
Brush: Mozingo/WSP Silvertip-24mmx52mm
Aftershave: Anucci EdT

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

Coate’s Almond Cream today. 20 seconds to load the Mozingo/WSP Silvertip brush. Easy, thick, slick, lather. I loaded a new Personna Med Prep in the Fat Handle Tech. Excellent smooth, close, shave. I finished with Anucci EdT.



Soap: Razorock Lavender
Brush: Simpson Special Pure Badger
Razor: Gillette Super Speed
Blade: Shark Platinum
Aftershave: Razorock King Louis Lavender



SOTD 10/21/19

Great shave today with my new/old silver plated Gillette New Standard Long comb. Great razor! Delivered a BBS face and dome shave.

Gillette Silver Plated New Standard Long Comb
Voskhod Blade
Cold water rinse followed by PAA’s Charcoal/Menthol Cube Preshave soap
Cremo Mint Shave Cream
L’Occitane Cade AS Balm

I feel clean and refreshed!

Enjoy your shaves,

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